Furlough, privileges - a celebrity’s fundamental right!

By Gayatri Sankar | Last Updated: Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 16:40

It takes years to deliver justice here. But a few people are glad as such delays suit them the best. Special treatment and privileges make their lives rosier and they make the most of their treasured celebrity status!

Who says all are equal in the eyes of law?

Paris shooting: Killing the messenger

By Aparna Mudi | Last Updated: Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 01:02

Press is the fourth estate. At least that is what it is supposed to be. In a world filled with power hungry people, press is what brings the people on top to their knees. It informs, tells people what is right, and shows the face of humanity.

It has been known to change history.

Way back in the 1700s, a reporter called John Peter Zenger influenced the American revolution.

The good and the bad about 'Bigg Boss'

By Gayatri Sankar | Last Updated: Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 08:08

Who would have thought that a reality show on Indian television with strangers sharing a common roof for months collectively in isolation would turn out to be one of the most watched programmes? None, perhaps!

Based on the format of UK's 'Big Brother', Indian version 'Bigg Boss', has indeed become a household name in the country.

Hard work pays off? Not if you are Robin Uthappa!

By Suyash Srivastava | Last Updated: Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 09:39

The wait is over. Ending all speculation, Indian selectors have announced their 15-man World Cup squad. While it has all the expected names, selectors left the cricket fraternity gobsmacked by excluding Robin Uthappa from the much-awaited list.

After a spectacular 2014, will Narendra Modi be a star in 2015 as well?

By Manisha Singh | Last Updated: Thursday, January 1, 2015 - 21:41

When the present political landscape of India will be chronicled, 2014 will be remembered as the year that belonged to the current Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi and how he created history and took his party to heights not witnessed before.

Why we had seen enough of MS Dhoni in Tests

By Suyash Srivastava | Last Updated: Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 00:25

4-0, 4-0, 3-1 and now 2-0.

Consistency is an important aspect in any sport. Teams and players who are consistent with their performances, become champions in the long run. Indian skipper MS Dhoni too was very consistent with his Test record overseas. Unfortunately, the consistency had come in terms of losses and not victories.

The Men Behind the Godmen

By Shobhika Puri | Last Updated: Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 11:28

Godmen have been dominating our news channels lately, which got me into thinking why. Unfortunately, most of them have been in the news for all the wrong reasons like monetary scams, molestation, fraudulent practices and the like. Is this a recent phenomenon, or has this been around for a while?

Beware of 'fraud emails' from RBI, World Bank or Facebook!

By Rd. Alexander | Last Updated: Monday, December 29, 2014 - 13:57

All these mails with beautiful letterheads made them appear genuine. What's more tempting are the cash prizes; it could make you filthy rich within a short period of time. But that's about it.