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'India is like a soft-shell crab, but will grow into something hard and powerful'

IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the mass yoga event on the second International Day of Yoga at the Capitol Complex in Chandigarh, June 21, 2016. Photograph: PTI 'The prime minister speaks......

Yoga day is a good beginning, but only a beginning

India needs to build its Grand Narrative, and its cultural power needs to be forcefully projected while simultaneously hard economic and military power are also emphasised, says Rajeev Srinivasan.......

'Souls like her define eternity'

'People like Mahaswetadi can never die. They live in our hearts and minds.' Mahashweta Devi, who passed into the ages on Thursday, July 28, was a mother, friend and Didi to so many people. Writer......

Bluster is not substitute of statistics: Jaitley hits back at Rahul

Hitting back at Rahul Gandhi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday reeled out statistics in Lok Sabha to assert that the National Democratic Alliance government had brought down inflation and......

Aadhaar not must, says Centre as Opposition forces RS adjournment

Government said people not having Aadhaar have been asked to get them in next three months after which their LPG subsidy will be ‘parked’ separately. IMAGE: A villager in Rajasthan......

How to revive India's corrupt and debt-ridden power sector

Hard and unpopular decisions are needed - not just another round of financial repackaging to sort out the discom mess, says Vinayak Chatterjee. India's electricity distribution sector is a national......

Can the new RBI governor be a dove?

To cut interest rates, the central bank head has to open up a debate on inflation target revision, says Abheek Barua. There has been much confusing reportage in the pink papers as to who the next......

Honda BR-V: A compact SUV that promises a great drive

Honda has finally plunged into the fast growing urban crossover segment in India with the newly minted BR-V seven-seater SUV.  The timing, pricing and the prestigious upright 'H' badge give......

Indian firms to raise $5-billion forex loans

  Public sector companies ahead of private peers in raising funds abroad Taking advantage of nine-year low rates, Indian companies, including Oil India and Indian Oil, are set to raise about......

In one word, Volvo S90 is brilliant!

When launched later this year, the Volvo will lock horns with the BMW 5-series, Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Jaguar XF and the Audi A6 We had a very excited flight to Spain. As soon as we exited the......

All hail the prolific, eclectic Ekta Kapoor

'There's something quite fantastic about the limitlessness of Balaji Telefilms, about how defiantly they refuse to box themselves into a type.''If Kapoor sees something in a film, or an idea, she......

TV Review: Anil Kapoor and Sikandar Kher turn up the heat in 24

Jack Bauer would approve, says Raja Sen. The first two episodes -- or the first two hours -- of the second season of the Indian adaptation of 24 make for mostly tight and compelling television,......

'If I was intelligent enough, I would not have dreamt of becoming an actor'

‘We got independence so many years ago but politicians continue to manipulate us. They still play the card of caste and religion and we still fall into that trap.’ ‘The whole......

Delhi Belly, Nirbhaya, The Night Of: Poorna's awesome journey

'There are a lot of things to make the series The Night Of relevant.''The decision to make it -- not only South Asian, but Pakistani Muslim -- is intensively relevant with what's going on today.'......

'The new singers can't sing good'

'There were no singers like Lata, Kishore, Rafi or Mukesh. And until now, there is nobody.''Nobody with that kind of voice, nobody with that kind of brain to learn.''Not only to learn, but to......

Samuels powers West Indies to victory against Australia

A hard-hitting 92 by Marlon Samuels, which included three consecutive sixes in the 42nd over, helped lift West Indies to a four-wicket over Australia in the fifth game of a triangular one-day......

French Open: Can Serena brave through illness to claim 20th Grand Slam title?

- If the American is fit and firing, it is hard to see left-hander Safarova being able to cope with her power and the occasion simultaneously. - 'Serena is number one in the world, a great player.......

After creating history Neeraj eyes Tokyo Olympics

‘I was disappointed to miss out on Rio Olympics berth but the federation is still trying for a wildcard entry’ ‘I am ready to work hard and win a medal for my country at 2020......

Will China's Wu become the most decorated female Olympic diver?

IMAGE: China's Wu Minxia performs a dive during the women's 3m springboard final. Photograph: Jorge Silva/Reuters. China's Wu Minxia will make her bid to become the most decorated female Olympic......

Why Putin won't fire sports minister over doping scandal

- 'I think it's something to do with the political system in Russia. When your people are being attacked, Putin will protect those people whom he appointed and trusted for so long.' IMAGE:......
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Verses of opposition

The work of poetK. Satchidanandan questions the politics of the human condition In India, poetry has traditionally been used to fight hegemony... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/mumbai/entertainment/verses-of-opposition/article8920102.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
A suspense thriller in lyrical prose

The Man Booker prize committee announced the longlist for the 2016 prize a few days back. There are no Indian writers on the list this year, which... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/opinion/A-suspense-thriller-in-lyrical-prose/2016/07/30/article3553604.ece
Solar Impulse heralds future air travel

In July 2015 André Borschberg's 5-day 5-night made a record-breaking flight from Japan to Hawaii, using only the power of the sun. When asked he... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/opinion/Solar-Impulse-heralds-future-air-travel/2016/07/30/article3553570.ece
a tale of betrayal

…from Congress to BJP the trail continues Srinagar, Publish Date: Jul 29 2016 11:56PM | Updated Date: Jul 29 2016 11:56PM File Photo In the... ...

http://www.greaterkashmir.com/news/opinion/story/224254.html
Gloves off in Majithia vs Kejri war

The hearing in the defamation case against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal by Punjab Cabinet Minister Bikram Singh Majithia on Friday turned... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/chandigarh/gloves-off-in-majithia-vs-kejri-war.html

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