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Stalin goes with experience, expertise

Stalin has given due respect to seniority in the pecking order, but has also taken into consideration the demands of individual ministries and the suitability of individuals, observes N Sathiya......

The Jazz-Loving Politician With No Enemies

Ajit Singh represented a bridge between a constituency that represented a more traditional era in politics and a modern, forward-looking, India, remembers Aditi Phadnis. Photograph: ANI Photo A......

Cases of UK mutant COVID strain go up to 73 in India

The number of people who have tested positive for the new United Kingdom variant of SARS-CoV-2 in the country has climbed to 73, the Union health ministry said on Wednesday. These cases include......

20 more test positive for UK COVID-19 strain; total 58

Twenty more people have tested positive for the new United Kingdom variant of SARS-CoV-2, taking the total number of such cases in the country to 58. The new cases have been identified at the......

New COVID-19 strain: Total 38 people in India test positive

A total of 38 people have tested positive for the new United Kingdom variant of SARS-CoV-2 in India so far, the Union health ministry said on Monday. These include the 29 cases which were......

Cryptocurrencies: 'Invest for long-term'

'Allocate some parts of one's surplus income towards cryptocurrencies, considering the immense growth potential of this emerging asset class.' Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Investors in......

Who will buy Citi's consumer business?

The sale will be quicker if an Indian private bank buys it; it will take longer for regulatory clearances if a foreign bank or an NBFC buys it, points out Tamal Bandyopadhyay. Photograph: Mike......

Covid curbs at foreign ports hit Indian seafarers hard

The trade to-and-from India so far is not affected. But if the situation continues to remain the same for the next two to three months, it could definitely hurt India trade, including essential......

Why Citi is exiting India

The Indian regulatory framework forced Citi to hibernate -- contrary to the claim that it never sleeps!Manojit Saha reports. IMAGE: In India Citibank started the consumer banking business in 1985.......

How Xiaomi passed the Covid lockdown test

'One out of three phones sold in India is a Xiaomi phone,' Mi India MD Manu Jain tells Peerzada Abrar. IMAGE: Manu Jain, vice-president, Xiaomi and managing director, Mi India. All photographs:......

This Week's MUST WATCH OTT

Kate Winslet's turn as detective while Seema Pahwa turns director, all this and more on OTT this week, says Sukanya Verma. Mare of EasttownWhere to watch? Disney HotstarLanguage: English Kate......

Why is Bollywood excited about Sharvari Wagh?

'That I have been given the opportunity to be part of The Forgotten Army and Bunty Aur Babli 2 is really great.' Sharvari Wagh is taking baby steps into showbiz, starting with her debut in Kabir......

Three more Indian sailors qualify for Tokyo Olympics

IMAGE: India's Vishnu Saravanan pipped Thailand's Keerati Bualong, who was second till Wednesday, for the Tokyo Games spot. Singapore's Ryan Lo Jun Han was first overall in the Laser STD Class......

What Sindhu needs to do to win medal in Tokyo Olympics

'I think you need to give her some space and she will come back.' IMAGE: PV Sindhu has to give more attention to her recovery process between matches to win a medal at the Tokyo Olympic Games,......

Sleeping on the floor! SE Asian Games off to horror-show start

IMAGE: Coaches from Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar have all vented their frustration Soccer players sleeping on the floor or stranded at the airport, transport hiccups and......

Hamilton feels Ferrari are hungrier than Mercedes

'We’ve got to step it up. We’ve got the ability, we’ve got the team, we’re still the best team' IMAGE: Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton before the race. Photograph: Tim......

'I am an auto driver, now I am also a tennis player'

Participants at the Indian Wheelchair Tennis Tour held in Chennai did not let adversity affect their outlook on life. A Ganesh Nadar presents some of their sunshine stories. Photographs: Sreeram......

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