Louis van Gaal has aplenty to ponder at Manchester United

By Rajdeep Saha | Last Updated: Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 18:07

When Sir Alex Ferguson left the helm of affairs at Manchester United in 2013, it presented a situation from where the next destination was an unknown one. What he left was a defragmented champion squad, a chosen successor in Scotsman and former Everton manager David Moyes, and big shoes to fill for the latter.

Why Louis van Gaal will turn Manchester United from mediocre to magnificent

By Dattaraj Thaly | Last Updated: Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 01:45

When Stuart Attwell blew the final whistle at Stadium:mk on August 26, the final score read: MK Dons 4-0 Manchester United. It was the very same day that United smashed the British transfer record to land one of world football’s hottest properties in Angel Di Maria.

The dark underbelly of glamour world

By Ritika Handoo | Last Updated: Friday, September 5, 2014 - 09:26

Our cradle, not our prison; there is danger as well as appeal in its glamour. The past is for inspiration, not imitation; for continuation, not repetition”—Israel Zangwill

Is it ‘The End’ for LK Advani’s ‘political journey’?

By Manisha Singh | Last Updated: Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 17:51

It was not very long ago. In February this year, senior BJP leader and party patriarch, LK Advani had written a blog. And in the blog he had said – “I embarked on a political journey fifty-five years ago, first as a worker of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh and later of the Bharatiya Janata Party. It is a journey that has not yet ended.

Is Narendra Modi’s magic waning?

By Ritesh K Srivastava | Last Updated: Friday, August 29, 2014 - 15:38

Poll reverses suffered by the BJP in recent by-elections have triggered debate whether Narendra Modi magic is waning.

The mother-son relationship between Maa Parvati and Lord Ganesh

By Ritika Handoo | Last Updated: Friday, August 29, 2014 - 16:50

‘Happy is the son whose faith in his mother remains unchallenged’—Louisa May Alcott

Time to listen to the `Iron Lady of Manipur`, Irom Sharmila!

By Salome Phelamei | Last Updated: Monday, August 25, 2014 - 08:47

I wonder how many of us would need to relinquish our lives like Irom, who sacrificed herself selflessly for her people, her region.

Can Team India restore some lost pride in shorter formats?

By Chaitan Papnai | Last Updated: Sunday, August 24, 2014 - 23:51

After a humiliating 3-1 defeat in the five-match Test series against England, MS Dhoni & Co. have now shifted their focus towards the shorter versions of the game.