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Why students unions at universities must not be curbed

IMAGE: JNU students protest against the police crackdown on the campus in February. Photograph: PTI The State is trying to curb the students movements, therefore, there are suspicions against some......

Osford Union faces allegations of racism

The Oxford University Students Union was roiled yesterday by allegations of racism and dirty tricks after the election of its first British-born Asian woman President, Ruzwana Bashir.......

Delhi L-G Najeeb Jung quits; Kejriwal calls it surprising

Najeeb Jung’s office said that he would be returning to academics, “his first love”. READ: Delhi L-G resigns: An end to Kejriwal's 'Jung'? Delhi Lieutenant Governor......

Humanity only has around 1,000 years left on Earth, Stephen Hawking predicts

Humanity will not survive another 1,000 years on Earth unless the human race finds another planet to live on, one of the world’s best-known physicists Stephen Hawking has warned. “I......

The Englishman who was more Indian than Indians

Buried in a Kolkata cemetery is an Englishman who served India well during her struggle for freedom.A close friend of both Gandhi and Tagore, Charles Freer Andrews was more Indian than many Indians......

Our universities are in a mess

Union Commerce Minister Kamal Nath, it must be conceded, has real gumption. After having very nearly struck a remarkably bad bargain for India and the developing countries at the last two meetings......

'It's a surgical strike against the country's poor'

IMAGE: Villagers queue outside a bank on the outskirts of Allahabad. Photograph: Jitendra Prakash/Reuters 'The execution has been 100 per cent faulty.''The scheme is also a stupid one, a real......

How can globalisation succeed?

Threat to job security and plummeting labour incomes have fuelled protectionism, say Abheek Barua & Bidisha Ganguly.  The UK might not have faced the dire consequences that analysts had......

Pound tumbles to 30-year low as Brexit result agonisingly close

At it worse, the fall was even larger than during the global financial crisis S upporters of leaving the European Union seized the lead on Friday in the vote count from Britain's bitterly......

Forecasting media's future

Ajit Balakrishnan recalls some lessons from the last time people talked of 'convergence' -- the mid-1990s. Image: In the 1990s, convergence itself was a word used in two different senses.......

When Bollywood stars adopted

He may not have married but he may just make a great father. In keeping with his paternal instincts, Karan Johar will soon adopt a kid and become a sort of kunwara baap. Brownie points for such a......

Angelina Jolie meets Pak flood victims

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! Hollywood star Angelina Jolie, who recently donated USD 100,000 for victims of Pakistan's devastating floods, on......

Emmy Awards 2010: The big winners!

It was a star studded affair at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday. The big winners include AMC's Mad Men and ABC's Modern Family, as well as Eric Stonestreet, Jane Lynch, Jim......

The man behind The Japanese Wife

The unlikely romance of The Japanese Wife has made it to celluloid, but it is history, and stories around history that really excites Kunal Basu.It is not peak summer yet, but the mid-morning sun......

What Shahid and Anushka have been up to!

If you're wondering what Shahid Kapoor and Anushka Sharma have been up to, then wonder no more. For here's a sneak peek at their upcoming movie Badmaash Company directed by......

Noteworthy statistics from first-class and Ranji Trophy

Maharashtra’s Swapnil Gugale and Ankit Bawane set a new record in the Ranji Trophy championship against Delhi, by adding 594 runs for the third wicket without being separated. This is now the......

Ronaldo says he has cleared the air with Blatter

Cristiano Ronaldo has patched up his rift with Sepp Blatter following the FIFA president's hairdresser jibe and apparent imitation of the Portuguese international. "The matter is in the past," the......

Blatter apologises after furore over 'disrespectful' comments against Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo, the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) and Real Madrid have responded angrily to comments from FIFA president Sepp Blatter that appeared to make fun of the Real and Portugal......

I'm no ruthless parasite, Blatter tells Oxford students

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has hit back at his critics, saying he was no "ruthless parasite sucking the lifeblood out of football" and arguing the profits his organisation earn are ploughed back......

Images: Bangladesh rally to shock England

Bangladesh relied on their tail-enders to return from the dead and pull off a sensational two-wicket upset victory over England in a World Cup Group B match to keep their quarter-final hopes alive......
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Davos elite debates inequality while averting sacrifice

By Peter S. Goodman DAVOS, SWITZERLAND — You have perhaps noticed that in many countries, history-altering numbers of people have grown enraged... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/davos-elite-debates-inequality-while-averting-sacrifice/articleshow/56659671.cms
Gandhi's values being misused for petty political causes, gains, says Shashi Tharoor

The speech itself, to be earnest was sparked-off by Oxford Union debate choosing a topic about Britain owning reparations to former colonies,... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/kolkata-literary-festival-gandhis-values-being-misused-for-petty-political-causes-gains-says-shashi-tharoor-4476222/
Shashi Tharoor

He said his latest book was prompted by his speech at the Oxford University in 2015. Congress MP and author Shashi Tharoor on Sunday said the... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/jallianwala-bagh-centenary-a-good-time-for-british-to-apologise-shashi-tharoor-4475456/
Davos elites struggle for answers as Trump era dawns

By DAVOS, Switzerland - The global economy is in better shape than it's been in years. Stock markets are booming, oil prices are on the rise again... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/davos-meeting-preview-idINKBN14Z07V?il=0
The disquieting silence of the RBI

What does the disquieting silence of the RBI means for the credibility and autonomy of the institution, and its role in the economy. By George... ...

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