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The Two Faces of India's Democracy

How should one billion Indians, for whom deprivation has become an inescapable way of life, join us in celebrating 75 years of Independence? And where do we go from here? asks Kalyan Singhal.......

For 1st time, India has more women than men

Indicating a demographic shift, the number of women surpassed men for the first time in India with the sex ratio being 1,020: 1,000, according to findings of the National Family and Health......

If Yogi Wins UP.. If Yogi Loses UP...

If he doesn't win next year, it will set back the party's prospects in 2024. If he wins, it will be seen as his win as much as the BJP high command's, points out Shekhar Gupta. IMAGE: Prime......

Why Modi should be worried about this data

At some stage this fall in the quality of life will begin to hurt anybody's popularity, observes Shekhar Gupta. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi. Photograph: Press Information Bureau......

Do people ever recover from COVID-19?

'People who have diabetes or heart disease or high blood pressure seem to be more badly affected by the disease.' IMAGE: Medical workers get ready to treat patients suffering from COVID-19 at the......

Why India's healthcare system is near collapse today

An analysis of Budget speeches made by finance ministers over 75 years also offers a glimpse of how low on the priority list healthcare has featured for the political class and policy-makers, which......

Abhijit Banerjee and the mystique of the Nobel Prize

Does Abhijit Banerjee's Nobel Prize help India reduce extreme poverty, asks Rajeev Srinivasan. IMAGE: Professor Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics. Photograph: Brian......

2018: Year of reckoning for India Inc

A glance back at some important ups and down India Inc faced in 2018. Year End Specials   Kindly click on the image below to view the relevant story. #1 How PNB scam effected consumer......

What the PM said on 31/12: A fact check

PM extended some old schemes and finally said yes to one that was legally mandated for past 2 years, reveal Nitin Sethi and Karan Choudhury. Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a slew of......

The truth behind health ministry's tall claims

Modi government's health ministry is good at making new claims but there is no visible sign of any new programme being initiated, finds out Manoj K. During the last week of May 2015, several......

'I would love to play Kiran Bedi or P T Usha'

'Lots of Indians are not eating healthy.''They eat lot of carbs, eat late, and use sugar unnecessarily.' A rising career was cut short after Pooja Batra married, left for the US, divorced,......

'I am too old to be part of Wake Up Sid'

The Wake Up Sid team -- producer Karan Johar, director Ayaan Mukherjee and cast Ranbir Kapoor and Konkona Sen Sharma -- came together to launch a video blog to promote their film, in......

'Sanjay Dutt is the luckiest person alive'

As Bollywood's Sanju Baba turns 50, directors Soham Shah (Luck) and Pradeep Sarkar (Parineeta) take turns to wish the star all the best. Read on: Soham Shah I have always been a fan of Sanjay......

Angelina slams racist tag

Controversies follow her like her ever growing brood. Angelina Jolie maybe accused of being a wild child but what gets her goat is being accused of being a racist. The actress, who is fast......

Australian team donates prize money to crisis-hit Sri Lanka

The funds revealed by Australian players will go towards programmes by UNICEF that support nutrition, healthcare, safe drinking water, education, and mental health services for 1.7 million......

How sailor Nethra charted her journey to Olympics

'I've been working hard for this for the past 18 months and away from home for a long time...and it is good to know that it all paid off and the event is done and we've got what we came for'......

AITA plans camp for India's top tennis players in Delhi

The 21-day camp will first begin for the men's players from November 30, followed by a women's camp from January 4. IMAGE: Sumit Nagal has been training in Germany for long and even competed in a......

'Gopichand didn't take interest in Sindhu's training'

I don't want to respond to what her father has to say, if Sindhu says something, I will respond, Gopichand retorts to PV Sindhu's father's allegations of unsatisfactory training.   IMAGE:......

16-year-old Harsimran invited to train at NBA Global Academy

Punjab's Harsimran Kaur was named MVP at the third NBA Academies Women's Program camp held in Mumbai last month. IMAGE: Harsimran Kaur will participate in practices, three-on-three scrimmages and......

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