SC ruling on Section 66A must be hailed but abuse on social media is not acceptable

By Manisha Singh | Last Updated: Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 19:14

Supreme Court of India’s recent ruling on 2009 amendment to the IT Act, which curbed free speech on social media, as being in contravention of the spirit of the Indian Constitution is something that must be hailed and something that was unanimously cheered by all sections of society.

AB de Villiers: When Superman failed!

By Suyash Srivastava | Last Updated: Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 09:20

Even before the six from Grant Elliott's bat landed into the stands at Eden Park, the jubilant Kiwi dugout rushed to embrace their unheralded hero. The 40,000 spectators rose to their feet. Firecrackers adorned the sky as Elliot punched the air in delight.

Did Congress err in not conferring Bharat Ratna to Atal Bihari Vajpayee? 

By Manisha Singh | Last Updated: Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 09:28

The moment Bharatiya Janata Party came to power at the Centre in May 2014, it was a given that the country’s highest civilian award Bharat Ratna would be conferred to former prime minister of India and one of their tallest leaders, Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

ICC Cricket World Cup: Team India deserves praise, not stones and criticism

By Suyash Srivastava | Last Updated: Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 10:58

The semi-final loss was heartbreaking. The Indian cricket team had been in superb form right throughout the tournament and they were expected to do the same against the mighty Aussies. But despite their seven-match winning streak, somewhere down the line, we all knew it was close to an impossible task for MS Dhoni and his boys.

Rahul Gandhi’s ‘Break’

By Shobhika Puri | Last Updated: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 16:05

Much has already been written and discussed about Rahul Gandhi’s now infamously famous ‘break’. Well, here is another piece of some genuine advice for the Gandhi scion.

Bhagat Singh: Voice of Reason or Dissent?

By Garima Dutt | Last Updated: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 17:42

As a literature student when we were studying ‘The Trial of Dedan Kimathi’ by Kenyan writers Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o and Micere Mugo at Hansraj College, Delhi University, it was obvious that we discussed Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev and their contribution to India’s struggle for Independence since this significant African protest – play has many parallels with the trial of Bhagat Singh.

El Clasico, and the contrasting study with Spain's Champions League claims

By Jayanta Oinam | Last Updated: Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 16:16

On the importance of El Classico clash between Barcelona and Real Madrid in La Liga, and Spanish clubs' domination in Europe, specially in UEFA Champions League.

The return of Sonia Gandhi

By Ajith Vijay Kumar | Last Updated: Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 10:18

After an uncharacteristically long winter, spring appears to be finally finding its feet in India. Winter was long and harsh, akin to the predicament faced by the Congress following the summer shocker by Narendra Modi last year.