Don’t mourn the loss of free media till you pay for your news

Over the last few days I’ve seen with a sense of dismay a ‘tu-tu main-main’ over NDTV censoring its journalists.  One of NDTV’s senior-most journalists and well-known faces, Sreenivasan Ja

Prasad Sanyal | Oct 21, 2017, 12:26 PM IST

Thank you, Supreme Court for firecracker ban: An open letter from a mother

In the short span of an hour, when he burst the crackers, my little one inhaled smoke equivalent to over 100 cigarettes. 

Ipsita Sarkar | Oct 19, 2017, 19:24 PM IST

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It's Marlon Samuels vs Virat Kohli: How two batting mainstays will decide the course of West Indies-India series

The contest between the these two teams of contrasting realities is likely to come down to these two individuals, with Samuels playing a saviour's role and Kohli taking the role of an enforcer.

Jayanta Oinam | Jul 21, 2016, 17:26 PM IST

India needs to shed anti-competitive market distortions to prosper

What makes certain economies relatively prosperous and others relatively poor has been a question of debate among economic scholars and public policy practitioners for a long period of time.

Miscellaneous | Jul 19, 2016, 11:53 AM IST

Make in Mozambique: The real reason Modi visited

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Miscellaneous | Jul 18, 2016, 16:16 PM IST

Sexuality of an individual is a very private matter: Priya Dutt

Congress leader Priya Dutt feels that sexual minorities and sex workers have an equal right to dignified life.

Miscellaneous | Jul 18, 2016, 13:11 PM IST

India vs West Indies: Virat Kohli & Anil Kumble - Visitors banking on rare combination to end overseas woes

Considering the amount of limited-overs cricket India have played since the beginning of this year, it seems we haven't seen them in whites since ages.

Suyash Srivastava | Jul 14, 2016, 15:47 PM IST

Price spike dulls gold's lustre for Indian buyers

Rajendra Jadhav/Reuters

Miscellaneous | Jul 14, 2016, 13:32 PM IST

LED bulbs for Indian poor, courtesy American girl

Ashok Kumar/OneWorld South Asia

Miscellaneous | Jul 14, 2016, 13:25 PM IST

'Clean cities' Alappuzha, Panaji, Mysuru show the way in urban solid waste management

Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday conferred the Clean City awards on Alappuzha, Panaji and Mysuru at a function here.

Deepak Nagpal | Jul 12, 2016, 12:38 PM IST

Brexit: Britons deserve better political leadership

Hardeep S Puri/IANS

Miscellaneous | Jul 11, 2016, 09:24 AM IST

View from the Window

It is not that one is not aware of living a relatively privileged life in a vastly poor country. But that day the reality hit me in a much more real manner.

Akrita Reyar | Jul 08, 2016, 12:03 PM IST

India is a very difficult country, says Priyanka Chopra

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Miscellaneous | Jul 06, 2016, 18:30 PM IST

Society loves to imagine the worst: Shovna Narayan

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Miscellaneous | Jul 05, 2016, 15:33 PM IST

In the name of surveillance

The Essar leaks — a series of damning revelations on the illegal phone-tapping of politicians and industry leaders by the corporate giant — have wreaked the sort of havoc that the proverbial Pandor

Rohit Gandhi | Jul 04, 2016, 12:25 PM IST

SDGs to face challenge of 750 million child marriages by 2030

Ashok Kumar/OneWorld South Asia

Miscellaneous | Jul 02, 2016, 03:05 AM IST

India set to paint its national highways green

Ashok Kumar/OneWorld South Asia

Miscellaneous | Jul 02, 2016, 03:02 AM IST

Raghuram Rajan: Why RBI needed more of him

Raghuram Rajan’s parting line of communication about being “available to serve” the country gives us hope.

Akrita Reyar | Jul 01, 2016, 21:30 PM IST

With Isak Swu gone, Naga peace accord won't be easy

Subir Bhaumik/IANS

Miscellaneous | Jun 29, 2016, 05:41 AM IST

Referendum: An agent of direct democracy or a political tool?

The latest petition that currently commands over 3 million signatures was launched after “What is the EU” topped the charts on Google Trends throughout the UK, Northern Ireland and Scotland on Brexit night.

Ashish Pandey | Jun 27, 2016, 15:52 PM IST