Brutally Basic Bollywood: India's biggest movie superstars need to reinvent themselves. Here is why

Aamir Khan is the only one who takes risks, and Shah Rukh Khan seems to trying. But Salman Khan and Rajinikanth have to find their balance.

Subhash K Jha | Jun 25, 2018, 14:22 PM IST

Vantage Point: Bangalore or Srinagar, journalists' murders stand for power and brutality, not democracy or civilisation

Bangalore or Srinagar, what has happened is a bloody quest for naked power.

Madhavan Narayanan | Jun 18, 2018, 16:39 PM IST

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#Demonetisation: Indian economy watershed or waterboarded?

"November 8 was a black day for our economy and, indeed, our democracy," referring to this day last year when the government announced its move to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes. 

Prasad Sanyal | Nov 08, 2017, 10:36 AM IST

News needn't be convenient. Don't shoot the messenger

In the past few months, I’ve seen many journalists crib about the excesses of the government, slam them for the lack of morals or turn on their own organisations for suppressing stories that were i

Prasad Sanyal | Nov 02, 2017, 13:32 PM IST

The ‘art’ of commuting by a Mumbai suburban train

If you think commuting by a suburban train in Mumbai is a fantasy ride, ask a Mumbaikar how it really feels! Well, it’s not hunky-dory.

Gayatri Sankar | Oct 27, 2017, 14:34 PM IST

Why Are We Scared of Artificial Intelligence?

Artificial intelligence, which is a product of human intelligence, has got many people scared of it.

Shobhika Puri | Oct 25, 2017, 09:15 AM IST

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

Everyone accepts Facebook is media, except Facebook

I log onto Facebook for two main reasons – news sharing and news sharing.

Ipsita Sarkar | Oct 17, 2017, 22:43 PM IST

Ram Rahim and the UN gaffe

The United Nations’ warm invite to jailed self-styled godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh would have also taken him by surprise, assuming that he doesn't know it yet.

Sanjeeb Baruah | Oct 10, 2017, 19:09 PM IST

The 'fugitive' Indian tycoon

Strange, isn't it? There are selected number of people in our country who enjoy wealth like an average class enjoys food at home.

Sumit Channa | Oct 10, 2017, 15:18 PM IST

Salman Khan's Bigg Boss 11 - Favourite contestant, film debut and more: 'Jallad' Chintan Gangar gets candid

It's October already and another exciting season of Bollywood superstar Salman Khan's popular reality show Bigg Boss is taking the television screens by storm. Undoubtedly, the premiere episode of the 11the edition was high on entertainment. Amidst all the glamour, what caught the attention of the TV lovers was some adorable, and at the same time hilarious moments that the 51-year-old hunk shared with Jallad Aka Chintan Gangar. 

Raghav Jaitly | Oct 04, 2017, 16:39 PM IST

Yashwant Sinha, the Economy of India and the Bharatiya Janata Party

 And this is not the first time someone is pointing to the imminent crisis — an economic slowdown is not Lord Voldermort’s name that can’t be uttered. It needs to be identified and dealt with. 

Prasad Sanyal | Sep 28, 2017, 16:55 PM IST

Durga in a Salon, Ganesha Eating Meat: Good Lord! Not Exactly

Today is Mahashasthi and community Durga Pujo celebrations - the most important four days in a year on a Bengali’s calendar begin in earnest today.

Prasad Sanyal | Sep 26, 2017, 19:37 PM IST

India vs Australia 2017: From top-order debate to possible brain-fade episode 2

Team India once again begin their home season and this time they start of their proceedings against Steve Smith-led Australia in a limited-over series that kicks off at the M Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on September 17.

Aratrick Mondal | Sep 17, 2017, 00:07 AM IST

After seven years, Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal sweep all four Grand Slams in a year

In fact, going by numbers, since 2003 Wimbledon, 58 Grand Slams have been played. Federer bagged 19 while Nadal has 16 to his name – total standing to 35, which is almost 60 per cent of the total – such has been their dominance. Novak stands next on the list with 12 Majors and Murray and Wawrinka having three apiece to their name.

Aratrick Mondal | Sep 11, 2017, 22:12 PM IST

Virat Kohli vs Sachin Tendulkar: A statistical comparison through contrasting eras

The Delhi-based cricketer tumbled down a plethora of records with his blistering 116-ball 100 at Premadasa, but what left the analysts and few legends of game rather astonished is that at such an early part of his career and at such a young age, Kohli seems to be slowly and silently inching towards the cricketing records set by Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar.

Aratrick Mondal | Sep 04, 2017, 18:31 PM IST

US Open 2017: Five talking points as pulsating action begins at Flushing Meadows

Just a day more to go. August 28 would mark the kickoff, of the 137th edition of the US Open tennis championships at the Flushing Meadows, New York. And there are already a host of possibilities hovering over the final grand slam of the year.

Aratrick Mondal | Aug 28, 2017, 16:50 PM IST

Hockey India's David John Reassures Worried Fans In a Turbulent 2017

In an upfront chat with Zee Media's Jaspreet Sahni, Hockey India's High Performance Director, David John, explained all the ups and down over the last eight months - both on and off the field.

Miscellaneous | Aug 28, 2017, 13:19 PM IST

With start of ODI series against Sri Lanka, Team India take a step towards their World Cup 2019 plan

After a record-scripting 3-0 whitewash over Sri Lanka in the Test series, Virat Kohli-led Team India are all geared up to extend their domination over the hosts in the shorter format of the game when they lock horns for the first ODI match, at Dambulla, today. But for Team India the series comes about way different than that of their opponents. The series is more of a kick-start to their plan for World Cup 2019.

Aratrick Mondal | Aug 20, 2017, 13:54 PM IST

Bolt from the blue – The journey from Jamaica to his Olympic three-peat

Not only did he become the first athlete to win three consecutive 100m and 200m gold at Olympics, but became the first ever to complete in what was termed as an 'Olympic treble treble'. Age plays no boundaries when it comes to strong determination and hardwork – and Bolt is an epitome of it.

Aratrick Mondal | Aug 05, 2017, 10:29 AM IST

With Neymar's £198m move 13th occasion when transfer records were broken – Here's list of others

Weeks of speculation surrounding Neymar's transfer from Barcelona to PSG came to an end as the Brazilian finally sealed a record-breaking move to the French capital. His fee marked an approx 110 per cent rise from Paul Pogba's landmark £93.25m move from Juventus to Manchester United last summer.

Sahil Bakshi | Aug 03, 2017, 17:09 PM IST

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