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HRD Minister Smriti Irani is not a Graduate – SO WHAT?

By Ajith Vijay Kumar | Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 10:11

Smriti Irani should have seen it coming, given her meteoric rise from being a TV bahu to now taking over as the HRD minister, with cabinet rank, in the Narendra Modi government.

The man, the moment & the big momentum!

By Rakesh Khar | Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 09:34

Narendra Modi, sworn in as the 15th Prime Minister of India, has several firsts to his credit.

Narendra Damodardas Modi – From ‘tea-seller’ to India’s Prime Minister

By Manisha Singh | Last Updated: Monday, May 26, 2014 - 18:35

Narendra Modi did not only win the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, he won it in style, helping the BJP get majority on its own and decimating his opponents along the way.

French Open: Time for Nadal to unleash himself once again

By Rajdeep Saha | Last Updated: Monday, May 26, 2014 - 15:28

The French Open promises another enthralling period of tennis at its best and the moment couldn’t have come at a better time for Rafael Nadal. The world No. 1 who is seeking a ninth Roland Garros title, and 14 overall, has been the supreme leader on clay and his authority is out to be justifiable once again. After losing the Rome Masters final to Novak Djokovic last week, Nadal looks to make amends with a victory in the big stage.

Time for Congress to look beyond Gandhis

By Ritesh K Srivastava | Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 16:25

After its crushing defeat, the time has come for Congress to look beyond the Gandhi family.

Trending on the `selfie` path!

By Ritika Handoo | Last Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014 - 13:09

“Mirror mirror on the wall, who`s the fairest of `em all?” It is an age old saying which currently stands so true for our favourite celebrities worldwide. The obsession of clicking their own pictures (read `Selfies`) and posting them on all possible social media platforms seems to be a trend catching on fast.

Good bye GoMs! Welcome super Modi Cabinet!

By Rakesh Khar | Last Updated: Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 19:09

India has finally got a government that it long deserved. It is time to move from mere action to defining accomplishments and from an era of outlays to firm outcomes.

Narendra Modi – The next Prime Minister of India?

By Manisha Singh | Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 20:34

If Modi is able to become the PM of India, he will probably see it as a vindication of him after being vilified and hounded by the opponents.

Rahul Gandhi, a reflection of 1984`s Rajiv Gandhi?

By Tarun Khanna | Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014 - 20:55

The Nehru-Gandhi clan, that has steadfastly held the political mantle of India for most number of times in more than six decades, had to defer the decision to announce its fourth heir in the row - Rahul Gandhi - as the prime ministerial candidate of the country’s oldest political party.

Season over, but good times are coming back at Anfield

By Jayanta Oinam | Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014 - 20:38

Yet another season is over for Liverpool. And their hope of winning the top-flight league title also went up in smokes. But unlike the previous seasons, the Anfield outfit had many positives despite stumbling in the final lap.

How tough is Amethi’s battle for Rahul Gandhi?

By Ritesh K Srivastava | Last Updated: Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 15:20

Congress appears to be fast losing its traditional political bastion - Amethi.

Can Brazil successfully hold 2014 World Cup amid political turmoil?

By Jayanta Oinam | Last Updated: Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 18:03

Can Brazil successfully hold 2014 World Cup amid political turmoil?

Mother`s Day: Life away from a mother!

By Anindita Dev | Last Updated: Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 17:39

A mother is a figure, who brings out a mammoth of emotions in us. No words or appreciation can match the respect and love that she commands.

Elections 2014: No dividend to Congress for attacking Narendra Modi?

By Manisha Singh | Last Updated: Monday, May 5, 2014 - 20:39

When the masses are struggling to make both ends meet, then they use the mighty weapon of the vote to direct their anger towards the ruling class.

Elections 2014: Can Priyanka Gandhi Vadra make a difference to Congress’ fortunes?

By Manisha Singh | Last Updated: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 23:22

In all likelihood, nothing may be able to save the Congress from an imminent defeat as of now.

IPL 7: Crowds have hardly missed Gayle with Maxwell around

By Chaitan Papnai | Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014 - 21:03

Glenn Maxwell has been the highlight of IPL 7.

Chelsea need strikers, not sarcasm to win titles

By Jayanta Oinam | Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 15:59

All good things must end. Or, all good things come to an end, as Nelly Furtado crooned asking – Why? More often than not, the answer lies within. One such good thing was Chelsea`s undefeated home run of 77 games. However, for Jose Mourinho, it`s somebody, someone else’s fault that this particular goodness has come to an end.

Fearless Glenn Maxwell taking slam-bang cricket to new heights

By Suyash Srivastava | Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014 - 20:12

Glenn Maxwell – the man who was bought by the Mumbai Indians at IPL 2013 last year, has been the star of the seventh edition of the IPL so far, with two breathtaking innings.

Indian Premier League 2014: New beginning for old champions

By Suyash Srivastava | Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 19:55

Four players will make their captaincy debut in IPL 7.

General Elections 2014: Enough of selective secularism

By Gayatri Sankar | Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 13:39

India has been home to varied faiths, caste and communities since time immemorial.

Sri Lanka deserve all credit for maiden World Twenty20 title

By Suyash Srivastava | Last Updated: Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 16:47

The Lankans earned a much-deserved second ICC trophy.

World T20 2014 Final: Lankans need to win it for Jayawardene, Sangakkara

By Suyash Srivastava | Last Updated: Sunday, April 6, 2014 - 12:54

They might have not lived up to the expectations in the ICC World Twenty20, but Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene have been the face of Sri Lankan cricket for more than a decade now.

ICC World Twenty20: India banking on spinners for second title

By Chaitan Papnai | Last Updated: Friday, April 4, 2014 - 09:19

India`s formidable spin attack has made them the favourites to win World T20 2014.

World T20 semi-final: West Indies would be wary of Sri Lanka`s quality spin attack

By Suyash Srivastava | Last Updated: Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 14:24

Sri Lanka`s spin attack will test the depth in Windies batting.

Brute force Chris Gayle needs the license to kill

By Suyash Srivastava | Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 13:55

Gayle should be told to play his natural game no matter what the situation is, as West Indies have enough fire power in their batting department to chase down any total.

Spinners’ delight and Yuvraj Singh’s plight

By Suyash Srivastava | Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 12:46

The trio of Amit Mishra, Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja have received massive purchase from the Mirpur wicket, a major reason why India have convincingly won all their three matches.

Thank God, Supreme Court exists!

By Sudhir Chaudhary | Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014 - 21:07

For years, we have been crazy about cricket.

Rahul Gandhi`s second interview – a marked improvement

By Shobhika Puri | Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 16:54

Since I had critiqued Rahul Gandhi’s first TV interview in my previous blog, it is only fair that I discuss his next one too (with PTI).

Despite a sumptuous El Clasico, Barca-Atletico to decide La Liga winner

By Jayanta Oinam | Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 16:36

With this season` s El Clasico fixture in the league over, now the focus will be on Barcelona-Atletico Madrid. The result from the return leg of the fixture between these two teams will decide which team lifts the trophy.

Khushwant Singh & his most controversial takes

By Akrita Reyar | Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014 - 11:57

It was a fine winter afternoon of Delhi when I met Khushwant Singh at his home in a posh Delhi locality – Sujan Singh Park.