Yearender 2017

Yearender 2017: Youth tied to Army jeep, appointment of interlocutor, & what else made headlines in J&K

After a tumultuous 2016, Kashmir witnessed a relatively calm year but there were many issues, including the legal challenge in the Supreme Court to Article 35-A of the Constitution pertaining to special residency laws of Jammu and Kashmir, that hogged national headlines.

Dec 29, 2017, 11:30 AM IST

Yearender 2017: Sequels, spin-offs and remakes that dominated Bollywood

It was a bad year for Bollywood, both in terms of creativity and box office, as big superstars failed to bring in the money and the films that clicked with the audience were based on the tried-and-tested formula of sequels and spin-offs.

Dec 28, 2017, 15:07 PM IST

When artificial intelligence outsmarted humans in 2017

Artificial intelligence is a term used to describe systems or machines that mimic the cognitive functions of human minds, such as learning and problem solving.

Dec 28, 2017, 14:54 PM IST

Yearender 2017: Scandals, sexual misconduct, shamed Meghalaya in 2017

Scandals, including that of sexual misconduct, rocked Meghalaya in 2017 which saw a legislator sent to jail on charges of raping a minor and involvement in a sex racket and a governor resign for allegedly entertaining women at his office and compromising the Raj Bhavan's dignity.

Dec 28, 2017, 14:53 PM IST

Crimes that shook India in 2017

Here's a look back at the crimes committed in 2017 that shook the nation.

Dec 27, 2017, 13:05 PM IST

Year 2017: Dramatic political realignments hogged limelight in Bihar

Bihar in 2017 witnessed one of the most dramatic political realignments in recent history as Chief Minister Nitish Kumar dumped the Grand Alliance, comprising his JD(U), arch rival Lalu Prasad's RJD and the Congress, to rejoin the BJP-led NDA.

Dec 26, 2017, 11:16 AM IST

Yearender 2017: PM Narendra Modi's foreign visits

One of the highlights of PM Modi's foreign visits in 2017 was his trip to the United States.

Dec 25, 2017, 19:05 PM IST

Yearender 2017: The states where BJP won this year

2017 has been a good year for the BJP with resounding victories in several states. In the year gone by, BJP came to power in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Manipur, Goa, Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh.

Dec 24, 2017, 17:12 PM IST

Sushil Kumar's Phoenix-like rise exposes wrestling's sorry tale in 2017

Indian wrestling would have remained a tale of highs and lows had it not been for two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar's Phoenix-like rise, which gave a reality check to a sport that hasn't moved much since his sudden exit from the scene three years ago. 

Dec 24, 2017, 15:42 PM IST

Bengal in 2017: Soured by agitation, riots, scams; sweetened by rosogolla

West Bengal was plagued by intense political rivalry, statehood agitation and communal riots in 2017 but the year ended on a sweet note as the state won the long battle with Odisha over the origin of the rosogolla.

Dec 24, 2017, 12:17 PM IST

Yearender 2017: Derailments on and off tracks mark 2017 for Indian Railways

Suresh Prabhu resigned after back-to-back train accidents, officers too saw their work privileges cut by the Railway Board

Dec 24, 2017, 11:52 AM IST

Yearender 2017: YouTube videos that tickled our funny bones

YouTube videos that went viral in 2017.

Dec 23, 2017, 22:28 PM IST

Athletics enters post-Usain Bolt era but nothing changes for India

Internationally, athletics took tentative steps towards a post-Usain Bolt era but time continued to stand still for the dope-tainted sport in India as another long shot at a global medal ended in disappointment.

Dec 20, 2017, 13:37 PM IST

Yearender 2017: How BJP painted Uttar Pradesh saffron

High-octane electoral politics eclipsed major developments during 2017 in Uttar Pradesh where the BJP was on a roll, coming to power with a bang and ending the year by sweeping the civic polls.

Dec 19, 2017, 11:16 AM IST

Happy ending to India's up-and-down year in hockey

Things weren't exactly going to plan until Hockey India appointed new coaches and were rewarded with Asia Cup gold by both men and women's team.

Dec 14, 2017, 16:37 PM IST