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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Why Shaktiman the horse is neighing for a saner world!

BJP MLA Ganesh Joshi is alleged to have brutally beaten up ‘Shaktiman’, so much so that terrified creature needed to be operated upon.

Akrita Reyar | Mar 17, 2016, 14:17 PM IST

Indian government's health, education spend declines over 2 years

The cut in social-welfare funding is part of on-going devolution reforms aimed at giving states more money without spending conditions imposed from Delhi.


Miscellaneous | Mar 16, 2016, 12:54 PM IST

Narendra Modi's new growth recipe - Just add water

Modi government has pledged nearly $13 billion on rural development, aiming to double farmer`s incomes by 2022.

Miscellaneous | Mar 16, 2016, 11:42 AM IST

ICC World Twenty20: Five bowlers to watch out for

In a batsman-dominated world of Twenty20 cricket, rooting for bowlers is like carrying a dead gun, which will never fire.

Jayanta Oinam | Mar 15, 2016, 17:46 PM IST

ICC World Twenty20: Winners of previous five editions

Since its inception in 2007, five editions of ICC World Twenty20 have been played so far.

Suyash Srivastava | Mar 15, 2016, 17:38 PM IST

ICC World Twenty20: Why India are odds-on favorite to win second title

Never before has the Indian team been dubbed overwhelming favorite to win a major ICC event like it is this year.

Dattaraj Thaly | Mar 15, 2016, 17:35 PM IST

ICC World Twenty20: Factors that could hurt Team India’s dream of clinching second title

The International Cricket Council’s flagship event World Twenty20 is all set to start, and considering the fact that the marquee event is taking place in India, Mahendra Singh Dhoni & Co certai

Chaitan Papnai | Mar 15, 2016, 17:34 PM IST

This is why you should teach your child to be financially sound

Parents should focus on financial empowerment of children at a young age itself when their minds are open to understanding concepts and building notions. 

Miscellaneous | Mar 14, 2016, 17:20 PM IST

Groundwater levels plunge, contamination rises, crisis grows

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Miscellaneous | Mar 14, 2016, 09:35 AM IST

Budget 2016: Will it meet people's aspirations?

Amit Dasgupta/IANS

Miscellaneous | Mar 14, 2016, 09:29 AM IST

Marriage in India- Still a fear for educated women

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Miscellaneous | Mar 11, 2016, 13:07 PM IST

Startups, the many challenges women entrepreneurs face

Women entrepreneurs say the current start up friendly environment in the country will help to fight gender stereotyping and enable "risk-taking" and make them empowered.

Miscellaneous | Mar 08, 2016, 11:34 AM IST

Sedition law: Can Modi govt do what Congress could not?

Among other things the arrest of JNU president Kanhaiya Kumar for alleged anti-national activities has brought the focus back is on the controversial sedition charge which under Section 124-A of th

Manisha Singh | Mar 07, 2016, 17:19 PM IST

Lord Shiva – As He revealed himself to a Hungarian artist!

Among the pantheon of Indian deities, there is one who is particularly known for his simplicity and innocence and thus lovingly addressed as “Bhole Baba”.

Akrita Reyar | Mar 07, 2016, 13:39 PM IST

How the Oscars indicate the rise of Donald Trump!

More than the glitter and glamour of the biggest awards in the world of films, and the headlines of Leonardo DiCaprio picking his first trophy, was the not so pleasant #OscarsSoWhite campaign.

Akrita Reyar | Mar 04, 2016, 13:58 PM IST

JNU row, Rohith Vemula's suicide: Decoding HRD Minister Smriti Irani’s speech in Lok Sabha

Just before the Budget Session of Parliament, it was reported in the media, though not officially confirmed, that Prime Minister Narendra Modi wanted his party colleagues to go all out and be aggre

Manisha Singh | Mar 03, 2016, 21:27 PM IST

Groundwater depletion linked to Nepal earthquake?

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Miscellaneous | Mar 02, 2016, 10:50 AM IST

Arun Jaitley’s Union Budget 2016-17: Five Takeaways

Possibly too keenly aware of the BJP being seen as corporate friendly and, possibly, deriving lessons from the Bihar drubbing, the government has most conspicuously given an agri and rural push.

Akrita Reyar | Feb 29, 2016, 19:18 PM IST

Captain Pawan Kumar: A Jat and a JNU student India needs

The laurels of a country rest not just on glorious moments that appear as newspaper headlines, but it is more significantly the grain and character of a populace that truly defines the measure of i

Akrita Reyar | Feb 26, 2016, 18:25 PM IST

As Modi euphoria cools, India faces test to keep foreigners invested

Modi also faces a fraught domestic environment amid widespread doubts about the accuracy of data showing India`s economy grew at 7.3 percent in the October-December quarter, higher than China.

Miscellaneous | Feb 26, 2016, 11:34 AM IST