Whatever happened to that two-minute wonder 'Maggi'

By Aparna Mudi | Last Updated: Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 13:00

Everyone has that one friend or acquaintance who was brilliant and talented when young. It looked as if he would make it big. But suddenly one day you realise that there is a dark side to him– he went the wrong way, dabbled in narcotics, or became a drunkard and slowly you fell out because no matter how much you hoped he never came out of that abyss.

On the Right Track

By Shobhika Puri | Last Updated: Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 12:40

Having being used to seeing the Congress party make self-goals so frequently in the recent past, it seems unbelievable to see it finally do some course correction. The biggest credit for this goes to its conspicuous-by-his-absence turned conspicuous-by-his-presence vice president, Rahul Gandhi.

Heatwave killed people, numbers killed conscience

By Garima Dutt | Last Updated: Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 15:40

“Qu’ils mangent de la brioche” — “Let them eat cake” – quipped Queen Marie- Antoinette, bride of France’s King Louis XVI, some where around in 1789 when she was told that her French subjects were dying and had no bread to eat.

When Narendra Modi became India’s Prime Minister…

By Manisha Singh | Last Updated: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 16:13

May 26, 2014 is a day that Narendra Damodardas Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party will not forget in a hurry. On that day the saffron party assumed office at the Centre and was back in power after a decade. And on that day the man who once sold tea at a railway platform became the Prime Minister of the world’s largest democracy.

IPL 2015: 'MI'nd blowing story of a spectacular comeback

By Suyash Srivastava | Last Updated: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 23:20

Sachin Tendulkar. Ricky Ponting. Anil Kumble. Jonty Rhodes. Robin Singh. Shane Bond. John Wright. Even though Kiran More, Paras Mhambrey and Rahul Sanghvi too were a part of the Mumbai Indians' support staff, the legends from India, Australia South Africa and New Zealand received a lot of criticism for turning into the proverbial “too many cooks” who would spoil the broth.

Sushma Swaraj: From fierce tigress to a quiet achiever

By Tarun Khanna | Last Updated: Saturday, May 23, 2015 - 12:57

The ‘Sushmaism’ from the political hullabaloo is being missed by many these days. Mainly those who have in the past seen 'fiery' Sushma Swaraj taking on opponents with her powerful oratory. Such was her magnetism at one time that many followed Parliament’s proceedings simply so that they could listen to her razor-sharp repartee with her opponents.

How cinema studies changed my perspective of 'film viewing'!

By Ritika Handoo | Last Updated: Saturday, May 23, 2015 - 13:38

“Good cinema is what we can believe, and bad cinema is what we can't believe”—Abbas Kiarostami

Trust issues with KP: Team in shambles, ECB still gambles

By Suyash Srivastava | Last Updated: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 20:47

Kevin Pietersen is devastated. He has every right to be so. A 'massive trust issue' has been cited as a reason why he can't be brought back into the England squad.