Yakub Memon’s hanging: Why Shashi Tharoor’s ‘state-sponsored killing’ comment is off the mark

By Manisha Singh | Last Updated: Friday, July 31, 2015 - 23:39

It was not surprising that in a democratic country like India, opinions were divided on whether Yakub Memon should have been hanged for his complicity and his active participation in the 1993 Mumbai blasts which killed 257 people or whether he should have been allowed to serve life sentence in prison.

Another summer of decisive deal making at Old Trafford

By Dattaraj Thaly | Last Updated: Friday, July 31, 2015 - 23:07

Under Louis van Gaal, Manchester United are ready to reap rich dividends after a summer of decisive deal making.

BCCI must shift their focus towards India's 'spin dilemma'

By Chaitan Papnai | Last Updated: Friday, July 31, 2015 - 09:34

Comeback of veteran spinners Harbhajan Singh and Amit Mishra in the Test fold after a significant gap has given a clear picture about the crisis Team India has been facing over the years in the spin department.

Ashes 2015: Aussie pacers, flat wickets damage credibility of ‘fearless’ England

By Suyash Srivastava | Last Updated: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 19:03

Despite knowing the fact that it's close to impossible to beat Australia at playing mind games, teams don't hesitate in doing so.

After being left in tatters in the previous Ashes series, a series which began a stunning downfall for Alastair Cook and his boys, cricket fans across the world expected the Poms to come with all guns blazing to retain the Ashes on their home soil.

Salman Khan's tweets on Yakub Memon: Right to express one's opinion or needless controversy?

By Manisha Singh | Last Updated: Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 08:57

In a democratic country like India do we have the freedom to express our opinion? Yes, we do. Going by that account, top Bollywood star Salman Khan was probably well within his right to question the hanging of 1993 Mumbai blasts accused Yakub Memon and call him 'innocent'.

India's romance with the monsoons

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 09:29

Vasavi Garg

The most important season in India is the monsoon season. India is an agricultural country, and the year’s crops depend on the character of the rainy season. A good monsoon means prosperity, an excess indicates floods while a failure could spell drought and famine.

Ajinkya Rahane: A study in contrast

By Jayanta Oinam | Last Updated: Monday, July 13, 2015 - 00:11

At a time when the Indian cricket is reeling under an all too visible turf-war between its two main protagonists, there raises, a more so quaint looking player giving everyone a sense of serenity amidst the chaos.
 

Ashes 2015: Litmus test for Cook-Strauss partnership

By Dattaraj Thaly | Last Updated: Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 18:09

In his last outing in an Ashes series, Andrew Strauss played a fine hand of 60 runs before Ben Hilfenhaus knocked his stumps over.

Though his display was comfortably overshadowed by an imperious knock of 189 by his opening partner Alastair Cook, then skipper Strauss could not be denied of his overall contribution to a famous series win on enemy territory.