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Heavy security across country for 76th Independence Day

India has not only been decked in tricolour hues in the lead up to the 76th Independence Day celebrations, but also put under a heavy security blanket, right from Delhi, the epicentre of the mega......

Salman Rushdie was stabbed by NJ resident, police probing motive

Salman Rushdie, the Mumbai-born controversial author who faced Islamist death threats for years after writing The Satanic Verses, was "still undergoing surgery", several hours after being stabbed......

'The evil has not left our system yet'

'We don't have a plan for the crisis at all. The uncertainty will continue.' IMAGE: Protestors in Colombo carry an effigy of Ranil Wickremesinghe to be burnt, July 19, 2022. Photograph: Adnan......

Resolution seeking probe into Stan Swamy's death introduced in US Congress

A resolution commemorating the life of Indian human rights defender Father Stan Swamy and seeking an independent investigation into the death of the Jesuit priest has been introduced in the US......

'They know they have lost, so such desperate tactics'

'Please do not threaten us with street violence.''Do you have some humanity left in you?' IMAGE: Deepak Kesarkar, second from left, with Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray at an event in......

Don't know what direction Twitter will go in: CEO Parag Agrawal

Twitter's India-born CEO Parag Agrawal has told worried employees that he doesn't know “what direction this company will go in” once the whopping $44 billion deal, which will take the......

Business can't alone build a country, Nirmalaji

Had Finance Minister Sitharaman thought a little more about the middle class, disadvantaged sections and the poor who are struggling, it would have been an inclusive Budget that would have made......

How Dhanush Became 'The Sexy Tamil'

'It was Dhanush's idea to have the meditation beats when we first see him as a character.''So giving him a flavour made him very unique.' IMAGE: Dhanush. Photograph: PTI Photo Dhanush's......

'I am the coolest dad in the world'

'This was Hollywood, as big as it can get.''It meant the world to me that my sons were next to me.' IMAGE: Dhanush with sons Lingaa and Yathra at the Los Angeles premiere of The Gray Man.......

Khuda Haafiz: Chapter 2 - Agni Pariksha Review

Khuda Haafiz is an unnecessary sequel, observes Namrata Thakker. I remember watching Khuda Haafiz when it released on Disney+Hotstar in 2020. The movie was a let-down as Vidyut Jammwal never got......

Modern Love Hyderabad Review

Modern Love Hyderabad, even though predictable, is interesting in parts and keeps you entertained emotionally, observes Divya Nair. Modern Love Hyderabad is a Telugu anthology of six stories that......

'If you have too many girls, that's a problem'

'If you don't have children, that's also a problem.''There's no right way to live because everybody has an opinion about your personal life, and how you should live.''You have to listen to them,......

Why swimming's transgender ruling is important to the sports world

IMAGE: FINA also agreed to work towards establishing an 'open' category for some events. Photograph: Costas Baltas/Reuters Why swimming's transgender ruling is important to the sports world......

How Indians Dominate World Chess

In 2019, World Champion Magnus Carlsen was asked to guess the nationality of the reigning world champion in 2050. He responded: 'India will have had many by then!' IMAGE: 16-year-old R......

When India Created History In Australia

IMAGE: Ajinkya Rahane, Ravichandran Ashwin, Cheteshwar Pujara, Mohammad Siraj and Hanuma Vihari at the trailer launch of the Web series Bandon Mein Tha Dum in Mumbai, June 1, 2022. Photograph:......

World Cup 2022: Spain meet Germany; US face England

IMAGE: Former Brazil captain Cafu participates in the FIFA World Cup finals draw ceremony, at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center, in Qatar, on Friday. Photograph: Pawel Kopczynski/Reuters......

Rainbow flags may be confiscated at Qatar World Cup

IMAGE: The LGBTQ flag reflects the diversity of the LGBT community and the spectrum of human sexuality and gender. Photograph: Kind Courtesy Qatar Tales/Twitter With the upcoming Qatar World Cup......
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