What West Bengal needs to change…

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 19:31

After spending seven blissful days in Kerala and some parts of Tamil Nadu, I, along with a team of four, had reached my home state of West Bengal at night, and standing at the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose airport in Kolkata, I did have a feeling of being content. After all there sure is a little truth in the phrase – ‘Home!

Zaheer Khan: Why India's 2011 World Cup's unsung hero is a rare legend

By Suyash Srivastava | Last Updated: Saturday, October 17, 2015 - 09:47

Let me begin with a question? As an Indian fan, what are your fond memories from the ICC World Cup 2011? Yes, MS Dhoni's winning six will go down as one of the most sensational shots in the game ever. Sachin Tendulkar's two valuable centuries against England and South Africa were also special.

e-Confused Government

By Shobhika Puri | Last Updated: Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 18:59

A new policy is announced by the Modi government. The government claims it is ‘for’ the people. It thinks it has arrived. The people cry foul. The government hurriedly withdraws the policy. Then, ensue a series of defensive arguments and extensive media coverage about the government’s inexplicable move. And, this continues till the next policy is announced.

ISL 2015: Cricketers turn saviour for Indian football

By Jayanta Oinam | Last Updated: Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 13:03

Football is still a poor cousin to cricket in India, but the recent financial splurge on the Indian Super League (ISL) is tantamount to give a new lease of life to the sport. Amidst promotional obligations, the beautiful game can finally hope for a firm foothold in the country.

Battle for BCCI: Who has the numbers?

By Dattaraj Thaly | Last Updated: Sunday, September 27, 2015 - 02:59

Jagmohan Dalmiya's demise has reduced the Board of Control for Cricket in India to a Battle for Control of Cricket in India. With the veteran cricket administrator's seat vacant, the board mandarins are now busy planning their next moves.

Pixels vs Printed word: Mourning the Death of the Book!

By Ritu Singh | Last Updated: Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 16:45

Visiting the Delhi Book fair has always been a yearly ritual for me. When I told one of my friends about the same, she quizzed, ''Why buy those overpriced books when you can always download them?”

Novak Djokovic: From imitating opponents to decimating them

By Suyash Srivastava | Last Updated: Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 19:52

Before he started making life miserable for world-class opponents, Novak Djokovic was known for his on-field imitations of tennis legends. From Rafael Nadal to Roger Federer, from Andy Roddick to Lleyton Hewitt, Djokovic was often seen entertaining the crowd with his sharp observations. Even Maria Sharapova was not spared.

Why it is time to stop addressing Northeastern states as Northeastern states

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 15:40

Anindita Das

How often have we heard people from South India complain that they are tired of being referred to as Madrasis or for that matter as Mallus? Apart from really annoying our friends down South, what does this really mean?