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Congress gets happy tidings from Kerala, with resounding win in Thrikkakara bypoll

A little over a year after it retained power in Kerala with a massive victory, the CPI-M-led Left Democratic Front suffered a huge setback on Friday in a bypoll held to Thrikkakara assembly......

Interfaith marriage: Father of bride moves HC, seeks independent probe

The father of a Christian woman, who married a Democratic Youth Federation of India leader from the Muslim community, on Thursday claimed that his daughter has been taken away against her will and......

Interfaith marriage in Kerala leaves CPI-M red-faced over 'love jihad' charge

A recent interfaith marriage of a Muslim activist of the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist’s youth wing DYFI, has stirred up a political storm after the relatives of the Christian bride......

Covid eclipses Christmas festivities for second year

Christmas was celebrated across the country on Saturday, but the festivities were low-key for the second year in a row due to Covid, with churches and other events witnessing lower footfalls,......

Pinarayi cabinet: K K Shailaja out, son-in-law in

Days after leading the ruling Left Democratic Front to a stupendous electoral victory, Communist Party of India-Marxist veteran Pinarayi Vijayan was on Tuesday elected its Parliamentary Party......

Remembering TT

'Through an old train ticket, a ubiquitous red and black pencil, his promotion letter to me, my plane ticket to Bangalore and Thomas House -- five objects and institutions -- my memories of his......

Sowing seeds for fries and profits

Ranju Sarkar reports on how Utkal Tubers is selling potato seeds in new areas and seizing the opportunity to create a Rs 100-crore firm. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images Like many Indian......

Sowing seeds for fries and profits

Ranju Sarkar reports on how Utkal Tubers is selling potato seeds in new areas and seizing the opportunity to create a Rs 100-crore firm. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images Like many Indian......

A Hungarian invention that helped the British in WWII

Tracing the early life of the humble ballpoint pen to its present. IMAGE: Modern folks would not even think of the ballpoint pen as an innovation. It seems to be an inexpensive writing instrument,......

Your OTT Menu: Mothers. Vampires. Politicians.

Fascinating new offerings as well as a steady supply of remakes and biopics colour the OTT scene this week. Sukanya Verma lists her picks. Licorice PizzaWhere to watch? Amazon Prime VideoLanguage:......

The BEST Indian Films of 2021

Aseem Chhabra lists his favourite Indian films of 2021. Aseem's Best International Films of 2021 In the second year of the pandemic when movie theatres remained closed for an extended period of......

How India's FIRST feature film was made

At a time when many women were forbidden by their caste-conscious families from taking up acting assignments in an industry not deemed respectable, Phalke wanted to cast his wife as the female lead......

Beyonce makes history at Grammys 2021

IMAGE: Beyoncé accepts the Best R&B Performance award for Black Parade. Photograph: Kevin Winter/Getty Images Women artistes were the big winners at the 63rd Grammy Awards. In fact,......

Golden Globes 2020: Renee Zellweger wins

The 77th Annual Golden Globe awards have been announced. There were a few surprises and some expected nods. This year's Carol Burnett Award was presented to Ellen DeGeneres and the honorary Cecil B......

CWG 2022: How India fared on Saturday, August 6

IMAGE: Ravi Dahiya celebrates with Indian flag after defeating Nigeria's Ebikewenimo Welson in the men's Freestyle 57 kg wrestling gold medal match on Day 9 of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth......

Here's a complete list of French Open men's singles champions

Rafael Nadal put up a dominant show against Casper Ruud of Norway to win the men's singles final match 6-3, 6-3, 6-0 on Sunday to clinch his record 14th French Open crown and his 22nd grand slam......

India Beat England for Record Under-19 WC Title

Images from the ICC Under-19 World Cup final, played at the Sir Vivian Richards stadium in North Sound, Antigua, on Saturday. SCORECARD India lifted a record fifth Under-19 World Cup title after......

U19 WC: Top 5 Indian stars to watch out for

The young Under-19 Indian cricket team has shown a fight and a resilient display of cricket in the ongoing World Cup to make it to the final. This team emulates the previous ones led by Virat Kohli......

Can India win their fifth U-19 World Cup title?

IMAGE: Yash Dull and Co. will aim to add to India's rich legacy when they take on England at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in North Sound, Antigua. Photograph: ICC Eight finals and four trophies......

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