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Lessons from the Farmer's Protest

'This confrontation could have been avoided by a less arrogant administration that initially listened, used whatever negotiating skills they had and tried to be more credible.' observes Ramesh......

SC says farmers can hold protest, but can't blockade Delhi

The Supreme Court on Thursday acknowledged the right of farmers to non-violent protests and suggested the Centre to put on hold the implementation of three contentious agri laws as it was thinking......

Meet Kavitha Kuruganti, the farmers' champion

The Modi Sarkar's new farm legislation has seen angry protests from farmers for months.Kavitha Kuruganti has been fighting for decades to ensure farmers are respected and get their due from the......

Modiji, whatever happened to competing with China?

Now we must first compete with Bangladesh.This is not what we had been promised, notes Aakar Patel. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi launches the physical distribution of property......

What farmers fear the most

IMAGE: A vegetable market in New Delhi. Photograph: Anushree Fadnavis/Reuters   P Sainath -- the doughty journalist and founding editor of People's Archive of Rural India -- whose grip on......

Old Spice: No longer the mark of a man?

Once known as the definitive aftershave brand, its deodorant avatar is yet to become such an icon The lone surfer riding the waves to the stirring score of the 20th-century German composer Carl......

Some golden investment tips

Are you always at a loss while planning your finances? Are you aware of the investment options available in the market? How best can you plan your finances? What are the crieria for evaluating an......

Ratan Tata most trusted business name in India

Ratan Tata was on Tuesday ranked the most trusted name among businessmen in India in a list compiled by popular magazine Reader's Digest that placed the warring Ambani brothers much below. Tata was......

Jet ground staff asks pilots to return, strike on

Even as the talks between Jet Airways and its protesting pilots were deadlocked, with neither party deciding to withdraw from its position, the ground handlers at the airline appealed to the pilots......

1-yr jail for Ketan Parekh in 1992 stocks scam

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday sentenced stock brokers Ketan Parekh and Hiten Dalal along with five others to one year rigorous imprisonment while two other accused were sentenced to six months......

MUST SEE FILM: Gabhricha Paus

Cinema entertains, exhilarates and enlightens. Its ability to relate and inform the viewer through universal, timeless emotions are what contributes to its legacy, now available more easily than......

Getting nostalgic about Winona Ryder and Sharmila Tagore!

Old songs, retro fashion, 1980s pop culture, childhood icons and sharing space with Kundan Shah on paper, the theme of Sukanya Verma's super-filmi week was consistently nostalgic.   Monday......

'Writing is an art, a craft and an expression with limitless potential to evolve'

'This may seem like a lyrical lamenting of a writer, but it is the sad reality in and outside the industry. In films, nine out of 10 times the writer's name is not mentioned in posters, publicity......

Pakal has good intentions

M A Nishad's Malayalam film, Pakal, has good intentions, and leaves us with quite a few issues to think about. Nishad takes up the issue of farmer suicides in Wayanad district and tries to make a......

Why 2018 was a tough year for Indian badminton

'It is definitely a tough year. Throughout there were so many big tournaments and we did not even have time to rest and think about the next event.' IMAGE: Saina Nehwal said the players find it......

Saina disappoints as Japan rout India 5-0 in Uber Cup

IMAGE: Saina Nehwal wasted four match points during her defeat to World No. 2 Akane Yamaguchi in the opening match.  Photograph: Christopher Lee/Getty Images Saina Nehwal squandered four......

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