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.

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.