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WhatApp groups: Ignore Covid Crisis. Spread Hate
The manner in which a large proportion of common people have mortgaged their rationality and questioning spirit to let hatred, prejudice and bigotry take over their minds, is a cause of worry,......
Mamata Banerjee barred from campaigning for 24 hrs
The Election Commission on Monday barred West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee from campaigning for 24 hours for her remarks against central forces and a......
Dom's Take: Will Bihar women vote for Nitish?
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his ally, the Bharatiya Janata Party, will hope that the Bihar assembly election echoes the 2019 Lok Sabha verdict in the state where the National Democratic......
Govt 'extorting' people with fuel price hikes: Sonia
The Congress on Monday launched a countrywide agitation against the government for raising prices of petroleum products 22 times in the past 23 days, with party chief Sonia Gandhi accusing it of......
Kangana, Prasoon Joshi, 60 others question 'selective outrage'
On Tuesday, 49 people, including award-winning filmmakers Aparna Sen and Mani Ratnam, and historian Ramachandra Guha, wrote to PM Modi, urging him to intervene in cases of hate crimes and......
Ginger's battle plan: bed, bath, breakfast & broadband
The Tata group-owned budget hotel chain is going back to the drawing board to reboot the brand. But is it too late? IMAGE: The Jaipur Ginger hotel. Photograph: Kind Courtesy: www.ginger.com.......
'A lot of the start-up stuff is inexperience coupled with arrogance'
'All businesses have to be run for business, for profits on a sustainable basis.''It may sound old school, but then I have been in business for 32 years and you can't change an old tiger's......
How Attorney General defended Sebi chief in SC
The Centre on Wednesday opposed in the Supreme Court a plea seeking removal of SEBI Chairman U K Sinha on grounds of alleged irregularities in his appointment, saying the charges against him......
Indian-American entrepreneurs react to Obama's win
Kamil Hasan a long-time supporter of President Barack Obama in Silicon Valley and also Democratic National Committee member-at-large in California, said on President Barack Obama second term: "I'm......
Of economic crisis and the brazen deceits of rich
The US and EU are putting up more protectionist barriers. So why do we go along with the hypocrisy of free markets and free trade? There is something ludicrous about the rage and horror that has......
As an exercise, Ray is an effort worth encouraging.As a collaboration, it is a hit and miss, notes Sukanya Verma. Edgar Allan Poe once said, 'A short story must have a single mood and every......
Don't miss! Jaya Bachchan's amazing performances
At one point in her career (1973-75), Jaya Bhaduri was a bigger star than Amitabh Bachchan. Her much-lauded performances in Abhimaan, Uphaar, Kora Kagaz, etc, need no recommendation. But what......
Salman Khan's coolest uniform? VOTE!
IMAGE: Salman Khan in Bharat. In the 47th episode of Friends, after ogling at Charlie Sheen's naval officer, Rachel tells Ross that her ultimate romantic fantasy is to see him in a shiny white......
My Top 10 Films at the Berlin Film Festival
Aseem Chhabra is impressed by Rima Das's Bulbul Can Sing, Ritesh Batra's Photograph and eight other outstanding films. The 10-days long 69th Berlinale ended last weekend with a tribute to its......
Lesbian love in the movies
Bollywood has dealt with same sex relationships before, but homophobia runs deep. Depiction of homosexuality in Bollywood has a long way to go. Between caricatures mined for cheap laughs or......
West Indies set for mental battle in 5th ODI
'We've seen that we can execute plans for short periods of time. The challenge is always going to be to execute over a 100 overs. If you're going to beat India or England or Australia, Pakistan,......
The Marathwada rower who fought family crises to make Rio Games
IMAGE: Indian rower Dattu Bhokanal. Indian rower Dattu Bhokanal has battled adversity to secure Olympic qualification and his journey to Rio has been made even more remarkable following a......
It's time to fix the IPL!
The IPL has produced more controversies in its short lifespan than any other sporting league in history, says legendary cricket writer Prem Panicker. IMAGE: IPL 3 saw drama around the Kochi......
'It's not as dramatic as you read in the media'
McLaren's Formula One driver Fernando Alonso of Spain waves to the media as he leaves the hospital where he was hospitalized since Sunday in Sant Cugat after crashing during a test session.......
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