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Hong Kong protests: A tech-driven cat-and-mouse battle

Both protesters and the authorities in Hong Kong are using complex combinations of technology, reports Devangshu Datta. IMAGE: Protesters point laser pens during a rally in Hong Kong. Lasers......

Sheena Bora Case: The Panchatantra continues

More noticeable than the hue of his shirt was his mast style in the witness box. He seemed to be reinventing the truth every few minutes.He yarned on and on, navigating his testimony further and......

'If people get two square meals and a job, they won't take to guns'

'The only positive I see are the youth of India who were earlier just after money. The young now want to do something for society.' Winners of Indians for Collective Action awards speak about their......

Why the Sanjay Dutt case highlights need for jail reforms

Our jails are not reforming inmates but are turning into an inhuman system of heaping punishment, says Mahesh Vijapurkar. It is common knowledge that jails are no picnic spots. The conditions there......

Mercedes V-Class packages luxury and functionality

The six-seater is built for long journeys, especially when you don't want to waste time and would rather wrap up meetings while, say, on the road to the airport, writes Pavan Lall. IMAGE:......

The women behind Infosys's success

Can you identify the three women in the photograph below?In 1981, when N R Narayana Murthy led six other techies to float their dream venture called Infosys, they had no money and only their wives'......

Why we hate HR

Well, here's a rockin' party: a gathering of several hundred midlevel human-resources executives in Las Vegas. (Yo, Wayne Newton! How's the 401(k)?) They are here, ensconced for two days at......

Call centre conundrum

You could call it 'call-centritis'. That's what the doctors diagnosed after Meenakshi Ray suffered a massive asthma attack during a shift at the call centre where she worked.Ray was immediately......

Revisiting Chaalbaaz: Sridevi, TWICE as good!

Sukanya Verma revisits Chaalbaaz where Sridevi was such a pleasure to watch, twice over! IMAGE: Sridevi in a double role in Chaalbaaz. A goddess in a transparent raincoat, a mouse in a sari and......

Guardians of the Galaxy 2 Review: Groot and gang save the world. And this film!

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 doesn't always escape the trappings of an obligatory sequel, but the disarming shenanigans of its screwball superheroes coax you to stay hooked on to that feeling,......

Swing to Chandni Chowk To China's music

Clever alliterations and Akshay Kumar in a 'spoofy-autobiographical self merged with a Jackie Chan'esque avatar-- Chandni Chowk To China might just mark the beginning of a rocking January. Add to......

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Coming to India and making

Success in manufacturing is not just about being cheap - cheap labour, cheap land, cheap power...
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