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Pakistan moves up the power ladder on world stage

Pakistan is once again becoming a frontline State in big-power rivalry.But this time around, Pakistan stands to gain out of its geography, observes Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar. IMAGE: Pakistan's......

Blinken to raise human rights issue during India visit

Secretary of State Antony Blinken will raise issues of human rights and democracy with Indian officials during his first visit to New Delhi as the two nations have more values in common on those......

Xi makes first visit to Tibetan town bordering Arunachal Pradesh

Chinese President Xi Jinping has made a rare visit to Nyingchi, a strategically located border town close to Arunachal Pradesh, during his first visit to the politically sensitive region of Tibet......

Decoding the Kamala Harris Phenomenon

Kamala succeeded as she identified herself with the larger minority groups rather than narrow ethnicity, prodded by her mother who did not want to return to India, observes Ambassador T P......

India is talking to the Taliban because the Taliban are winning

But why should India be talking to the Taliban in the first place? There is no love lost there.India will never forget or forgive the humiliation to which the Taliban subjected it in the IC-814......

Bank stocks, global markets lift Sensex by 139 points

ICICI Bank was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, rising over 3 per cent, followed by ITC, SBI, HCL Tech, Axis Bank, Bajaj Finserv and Tech Mahindra. NSE Nifty advanced 32 points to 15,856.05. The......

Investors' wealth jumps Rs 2.93 lakh cr as markets rally

Investors' wealth jumped Rs 2,93,054.25 crore on Thursday as markets returned to winning ways after falling for three straight sessions. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com The 30-share BSE......

Sensex snaps 3-session slide with 639-point leap

Tech Mahindra was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, jumping over 5 per cent, followed by Bajaj Finance, Bharti Airtel, Bajaj Finserv, L&T, Tata Steel and Infosys. NSE Nifty surged 191.95 points to......

Tata Sons sets the ball rolling for buying Air India

Once the due diligence is complete, a financial bid will be submitted and a deal to take over the airline is likely to fructify by end of this year or even earlier. Tata Sons has started the......

Selling pressure in financials drag Sensex down 355 points

IndusInd Bank was the top loser in the Sensex pack, shedding over 3 per cent, followed by Tata Steel, NTPC, Bharti Airtel, HCL Tech, ICICI Bank, M&M and HDFC Bank. NSE Nifty fell 120.30 points to......

'It's a great time for India's movie business'

'There is a lot of money coming into the business, people are consuming a lot of content, there is no dearth of new films and shows coming out of India and being available worldwide.' IMAGE:......

Tokyo Games: India's lone gymnast Pranati fails to qualify for finals

Photograph: Kind Courtesy SAI Media/Twitter India's lone gymnast at Tokyo Olympics, Pranati Nayak failed to qualify for the All Round finals of Artistic Gymnastics competition, in Tokyo, on......

How Chanu bounced back in Tokyo after Rio failure

'I learnt a lot from that day -- my training and technique was changed, we put in a lot of effort after that.' IMAGE: Mirabai Chanu ended India's over two-decade long wait for a weightlifting......

Tokyo Olympics: Boxer Vikas ousted in opening round

IMAGE: India's Vikas Krishan in action against Japan's Sewonrets Quincy Mensah Okazawa during the men's welterweight Round of 32 bout at Kokugikan Arena in Tokyo, on Saturday. Photograph: Ueslei......

Mirabai brightens disappointing day for India

If only the shooters had found their targets, the story would have been so different! sighs Raj Kishore Mishra. IMAGE: Mirabai Chanu competes in the weightlifting women's 49 kg category in the......

Olympics: Indian shooters fail to fire, Saurabh finishes seventh

IMAGE: Following his sensational entry into the finals, a lot of hope were pinned on Saurabh Chaudhary after a dismal show by the women. But the script did not pan out the way the country's......
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