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Brutally Basic Bollywood: Fawning over the Royal Wedding over, here are the real lessons for Bollywood

As a British White Royal Male and An America Actress Of Mixed Race  the  couple knows its  responsibilities as a celebrity team and intends  to work vigorously into being setting an example  for youngsters  of every  race and country.

Subhash K Jha | May 23, 2018, 13:35 PM IST

Vantage Point - Karnataka Assembly Election Results are a double-edged sword, now watch out for pre-poll alliances for 2019 Lok Sabha polls

The day may officially belong to the BJP, but there is enough silver lining for the Congress as well.

Madhavan Narayanan | May 15, 2018, 14:28 PM IST

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Brutally Basic Bollywood: Fawning over the Royal Wedding over, here are the real lessons for Bollywood

As a British White Royal Male and An America Actress Of Mixed Race  the  couple knows its  responsibilities as a celebrity team and intends  to work vigorously into being setting an example  for youngsters  of every  race and country.

Subhash K Jha | May 23, 2018, 13:35 PM IST

Vantage Point - Karnataka Assembly Election Results are a double-edged sword, now watch out for pre-poll alliances for 2019 Lok Sabha polls

The day may officially belong to the BJP, but there is enough silver lining for the Congress as well.

Madhavan Narayanan | May 15, 2018, 14:28 PM IST

Brutally Basic Bollywood: Cannes Do No Wrong—Why Do We take Our Films To Cannes?

There we go again. It is that time of the year when our films and filmmakers head to the scenic  French town for a  bit of a sun and a lot of hype, and nothing else.

Subhash K Jha | May 14, 2018, 17:26 PM IST

Price controls: Remedy worse than malady

The wise, they say, learn from the mistakes of others, while fools learn from their own mistakes. Our political masters refuse to learn any sensible lesson.

Ravi Shanker Kapoor | May 10, 2018, 18:48 PM IST

Brutally Basic Bollywood - Not just Sonam Kapoor, many Bollywood stars won't marry from film industry

It always helps to have a healthy contact with the world outside the film industry.

Subhash K Jha | May 08, 2018, 10:04 AM IST

Getting it Right: On his 200th birth anniversary, Karl Marx continues to haunt us

Marxism is at the end of a day a collectivist and totalitarian philosophy. And, at the heart of collectivism and totalitarianism lies darkness.

Ravi Shanker Kapoor | May 03, 2018, 14:00 PM IST

Vantage Point: War against corruption in India is endless, meaningless finger-pointing, we need to do better

Corruption in India is sophisticated. It doesn't happen Bollywood-style. We need a better method of dealing with allegations.

Madhavan Narayanan | May 03, 2018, 10:37 AM IST

In their blindness, there is no difference between Asaram bhakts and Leftists

It is easy to dismiss or ridicule Asaram's bhaktas as irrational people, but their behaviour is the same as those who continued to support the horrors of Russia and China.

Ravi Shanker Kapoor | Apr 27, 2018, 18:42 PM IST

Vantage Point: India's judges don't like to be judged, and petty politics is not going to fix it

The attempt by the Congress-led opposition to impeach the Chief Justice of India reeks of street politics, not statesmanship.

Madhavan Narayanan | Apr 26, 2018, 10:25 AM IST

Brutally Basic Bollywood: The two ugly faces of sexual assault in Bollywood

There is a mindset that lets some feel entitled to exploit. Then there's the other where failure converts consenting adults into victims.

Subhash K Jha | Apr 25, 2018, 20:22 PM IST

Opinion - Left-liberal warning in bid to remove Chief Justice of India: If you are not with us...

Justice Chandrachud was a hero when he slammed the Modi government over privacy. Now, he is a villain, because if you are not with us… 

Ravi Shanker Kapoor | Apr 21, 2018, 14:10 PM IST

Mainstreaming the Northeast: What might work, and what might not

To what extent the Northeastern states succeed will depend on several factors. It is, however, indubitable that the direction is right.

Ravi Shanker Kapoor | Apr 18, 2018, 20:03 PM IST

Opinion: Open jails are a great idea, but why do we not want more of them?

Only 4 of the 63 open jails in the country accept women.

Vartika Nanda | Apr 18, 2018, 19:11 PM IST

Vantage Point - Justice vs pettiness in Kathua rape case: Why we need to separate good politics from the bad

The 8-year-old rape victim represents five layers of the underprivileged in India.

Madhavan Narayanan | Apr 17, 2018, 18:26 PM IST

Akshaya Tritiya 2018: Allocate upto 15% of total portfolio on gold

Rajeev Kapoor, Vice President, Trustline, shared his views on impact on gold amidst heightened geo-political tension, investment and the prospects of returns in gold.

Reema Sharma | Apr 17, 2018, 17:44 PM IST

Vantage Point - Caste, communists, cinema, Cauvery: Why BJP cannot jump easily over the C factors in southern India

The southern states are miles ahead or miles away from most of BJP's pet poll planks: national security, law and order, Hindutva and the fight against corruption.

Madhavan Narayanan | Apr 10, 2018, 18:38 PM IST

Fitness Corner - Fat loss vs weight loss: Breaking the kilogram myth

The weighing scale can be your worst enemy.

Vipin Rana | Apr 10, 2018, 16:02 PM IST

Brutally Basic Bollywood: There is a child in Salman Khan who has now put him in jail

There is a child within Salman Khan. You tell that child to shut up he will shout your roof down. You tell that child to not shoot at an endangered species... well.

Subhash K Jha | Apr 05, 2018, 16:19 PM IST

Sleep of reason produces monsters and Bharat bandh

Parochial and knee-jerk reactions from the political class and intellectuals have left no room for meaningful interface and dialogue over the Supreme Court's order on the SC/ST Act.

Ravi Shanker Kapoor | Apr 05, 2018, 12:28 PM IST

Vantage Point: Former untouchables, contemporary invisibles: Why the SC/ST Act matters, and why the Supreme Court needs to ensure justice

The SC has pulled a balancing act before with empowering laws. It needs only to look at dowry if it wants to ensure justice with the SC/ST Act.

Madhavan Narayanan | Apr 04, 2018, 13:59 PM IST