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Top journalism prize for Mumbai-based blogger

Mumbai-based journalist and commentator Amit Varma has won the Bastiat Prize for Journalism, 2007.Varma, a one-time correspondent for Cricinfo, quit to set up his own website, and......

Nitish-led JD-U back in NDA; blames Congress for alliance failure

Party said it will take action against Sharad Yadav if he attends Lalu Yadav's August 27 rally. M I Khan reports from Patna. IMAGE: Bihar Chief Minister and national president of JD(U) Nitish......

'Laluji will get Mamta, Kejriwal, Patnaik in secular alliance'

'We had never imagined that the prime minister could use such language to win votes.' 'I was under the impression that the prime minister is a very knowledgeable man, but I was amazed to find that......

Modi, The Great Disruptor

'Modi, focused on youth and their aspirations, has articulated a truly disruptive change: One of hope, of duties rather than rights, of standing up to the world instead of being bullied by it,'......

'Non-NDA parties may have to form alliance for opposition status'

Fresh from BJP's massive electoral victory in the Lok Sabha polls, Narendra Modi today had a dig at the Opposition saying parties outside the ruling coalition may have to stitch an alliance to......

How a start-up is saving the lives of cancer patients

Mitra Biotech’s personalised cancer therapy could be a game changer in the field of cancer medicine, find Veena Mani & Ranju Sarkar. IMAGE: Giving the patient the right drug at the right......

Banks may defer walking in RBI's footsteps

Mint Road hints at a pause in the tightening cycle, with the monetary situation drawing close to normal.The Reserve Bank of Indiaraised key rates on Thursday, but at the same time signalled that......

Broadcasters can now track cable operators

Cable operators beware. For the first time in the 17 years since the launch of cable television in the country, broadcasters will be able to track whether their channels (free or paid) are being......

Around 3.3 mn Indians watched Oscars on TV

About 3.3 million cable television viewers in India watched music composer AR Rahman receive his two Oscar awards (during both live and repeat telecasts) at the 81st Annual Academy Awards on Star......

'Funding key to improve TV audience measurement'

The business of TV audience measurement may become tough for private playerslike TAM Media and aMap with the government putting them under the scanner. Chief executive of TAM Media LV Krishnan and......

The BEST Films of 2017

Check out which movies made Sreehari Nair's list. In 2017, as voices around me vouched for neatness, niceness, and decency, I longed for movies that attempted to de-demonise our preferred demons;......

Review: Monsoon Shootout, saved by its execution

What happens when you are in a life-and-death situation and, as it happens often in such situations, you just have a moment to make a choice?Monsoon Shootout makes you sit on the proverbial horns......

Box Office: Bareilly Ki Barfi gets poor opening

The hits and misses of the week. Last week's release Bareilly Ki Barfi meets with a poor opening at the box office. A solo Hindi release with limited screens, the film picks up marginally on......

Raag Desh Review: Intelligent and brilliant!

Raag Desh is one of the best films of the year, Sreehari Nair raves.  Tigmanshu Dhulia’s Raag Desh gives us the best Subhas Chandra Bose we have seen at the movies. A brew of......

Box Office: Baywatch, Death in Gunj, Dear Maya fail

The hits and misses of the week. Baywatch gets average opening rest all the films that released last Friday like Dear Maya, A Death in the Gunj, and Dobaara: See your Evil all flopped. Trade......

Pakistan players top MVP rankings in Asia Cup

Sri Lanka won the just-concluded Asia Cup, but none of their players figure in Srinivas Bhogle and Purnendu Maji's most valuable player index. Check out why. Although Pakistan lost the final......

Pujara hits 352, Jackson 117 in Saurashtra's semis march

Saurashtra entered the semi-finals of the Ranji Trophy by virtue of the first innings lead over Karnataka in the quarter-final match which ended in a draw in Rajkot on Thursday. They will meet......

Shane Bond scalps 3; Kukreja, Rayudu hit tons

Star attraction Shane Bond claimed three wickets but the day belonged to Mumbaikar Sahil Kukreja (157 not out) and Hyderabad's Ambati Rayudu (133) who hit scintillating centuries on the opening day......

Seeking parochialism

Not so long ago, there was random moaning about increasing parochialism in Indian cricket. Players were being booed in the home stadiums of their perceived rivals; it was no longer about wanting......

Snooker: Shabaz trounces Shravan

Shabaz, representing Petroleum Sports Promotion Board, trounced Shravan of Maharashtra 82-38 54-67 54-20 65-26 while Andhra Pradesh's K Someswara Rao thrashed Druv Sitwala of PSPB 58-1 49-27 61-73......
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Biplab Deb named Tripura CM, swearing-in likely on Friday

A day after the Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT) demanded that a Tiprasa MLA be selected as the chief minister of Tripura — a... ...
The BEST Films of 2017

Check out which movies made Sreehari Nair's list. In 2017, as voices around me vouched for neatness, niceness, and decency, I longed for movies... ...

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