The comeback conundrum for cricketing legends

By Suyash Srivastava | Last Updated: Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 17:00

In the recently concluded Cricket World Cup, while we witnessed some of the most outstanding performances from different cricketers, one which overshadowed the rest was of Kumar Sangakkara hitting four consecutive centuries. That the veteran was playing in his last World Cup, made the feat all the more special. While most of his contemporaries found it difficult to shine in cricket's biggest extravaganza, Sanga, who is one of the most underrated cricketer in world cricket, showed yet again why he deserves to go down as one of the finest cricketers to have played the game.

Farmer suicide at AAP rally: Everyone to blame

By Deepak Nagpal | Last Updated: Friday, April 24, 2015 - 12:43

Let's blame not just the AAP for Wednesday's farmer suicide but also the Delhi Police, the crowd at the rally, the Narendra Modi government, the Congress, the media and last but not the least, the System!

Louis van Gaal puts Manchester United on track for fruitful journey ahead

By Rajdeep Saha | Last Updated: Monday, April 13, 2015 - 17:57

Louis van Gaal will be a delighted man not just for the series of victories in the Premier League, but also due to his players' rise in stature and confidence that will serve as a huge boost for next season. United are looking increasingly dangerous as they are progressing ahead under a manager whose philosophy has started to pay dividends.

Women empowerment is beyond short clothes, adultery

By Gayatri Sankar | Last Updated: Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 14:22

Ever since the video meant for creating awareness about “women empowerment”, featuring Deepika Padukone was published on YouTube, an avalanche of responses started pouring in on social media from all quarters - some hailed the makers and the actress for their “courageous” stance, while several others begged to differ.

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.