Narendra Modi has lots in common with Indira Gandhi in style, populism and opposition

Narendra Modi and Indira Gandhi are in contrasting contexts, yet there are striking similarities in their style and populism

Madhavan Narayanan | Sep 17, 2018, 11:41 AM IST

Making a sense of Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNUSU) elections

For an outsider, the JNU election is all about ‘laal salaam, comrade, hum ladenge saathi’ and of course, Kanhaiya Kumar.

Pavan Chaurasia | Sep 16, 2018, 10:19 AM IST

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Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017: Can Rahul Gandhi upset Narendra Modi’s applecart?

Gujarat goes to the polls on December 9 and 14. 

Manisha Singh | Nov 26, 2017, 23:37 PM IST

10 facts you ought to know about Padmavati

Don't rage before you read this.

Subhash K Jha | Nov 23, 2017, 14:29 PM IST

International Men's Day: Shouldn't laws be made gender-neutral

With this year's theme focusing on men's and boy's health, it becomes even more important to improvise gender relations, highlight positive male role models and promote gender equality.

Sumit Channa | Nov 19, 2017, 17:12 PM IST

International Men's Day '17: When home-making is the new manliness

Welcome to the world of millennial males. They walk their talk. They are redefining relationship goals.

Rituparna Sarkar | Nov 19, 2017, 16:44 PM IST

On International Men's day, 5 things Indian men should learn from women

Congratulations. International Men's day is finally here. And here we go again, toasting to all the handsome folks in our lives. What would we do without you, men! 

Ipsita Sarkar | Nov 19, 2017, 16:37 PM IST

Padmavati controversy: A dream-fantasy that became the nation’s nightmare

Who started the fire?  Well, technically it’s that ingenious journalist who on that one bored afternoon some months ago, decided to write a desk piece on how Sanjay Leela Bhansali (SLB) has shot a dream sequence between Rani Padmavati and her invader and tormentor Alauddin Khilji. 

Subhash K Jha | Nov 18, 2017, 19:36 PM IST

Bonn Climate Conference, 6-17 December 2017: A “not yet” Outcome

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Miscellaneous | Nov 18, 2017, 19:34 PM IST

Why Kapil Sharma and Sunil Grover need to get back

A lot has been spoken and written about Kapil Sharma - Sunil Grover’s fight while they were on board a flight in March this year.

Gayatri Sankar | Nov 10, 2017, 16:06 PM IST

We are virtually married to a world that doesn’t exist

Apart from Roti, Kapda Aur Makaan, mobile phone, gadgets and social media have become essentials. We can’t really imagine even a day without them.

Gayatri Sankar | Nov 10, 2017, 08:56 AM IST

Opportunism is neither odd nor even. Neither is inaction

The Delhi government has decided to bring back one of its high-visibility initiative, the odd-even plan.

Shyam Balasubramanian | Nov 09, 2017, 18:43 PM IST

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavati - a matter of pride or prejudice?

Filmmaking is no child’s play. Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali masters this art and is a class apart.

Gayatri Sankar | Nov 09, 2017, 15:16 PM IST

Why it's awesomely okay to be a Bigg Boss fan in this 'real' world

They say the reel world derives inspiration from the real and rightly so.

Ritika Handoo | Nov 08, 2017, 17:38 PM IST

#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

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