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'Taliban is on the march'

'It's waging an offensive with no seeming precedent.''The fact that it's now entering cities, as opposed to remaining massed around their perimeters, is a game changer.' IMAGE: An Afghan military......

What is Biden trying to tell India?

It is difficult to recall an Indian minister in modern times pushing back at the US publicly, observes Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar. IMAGE: External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar with......

'If we want to escape future waves, we need more and more vaccination

'Wherever the Delta variant is spreading, and the population is not vaccinated, there is death and devastation.' IMAGE: Vaccination in Mumbai, July 23, 2021. Photograph: ANI Photo IMAGE: Tourists......

Taliban executed photojournalist Danish Siddiqui: Report

Pulitzer Prize-winning Indian photojournalist Danish Siddiqui was not simply killed in a crossfire in Afghanistan, nor was he simply collateral damage, but was "brutally murdered" by the Taliban......

Why is Blinken Rushing to Delhi?

The elephant in the room will permeate the conversations, predicts Rup Narayan Das. IMAGE: United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken will be the second high level official of the Biden......

Adi Godrej to step down from GCPL board in Sep; to remain as Chairman Emeritus

Veteran industrialist and Godrej Group Chairman Adi Godrej will step down from the board of Godrej Consumer Products Ltd (GCPL) next month. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com After stepping......

Sensex rallies 546.41 pts to end at all-time high of 54,370

HDFC was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, surging around 5 per cent, followed by Kotak Bank, ICICI Bank, SBI, HDFC Bank and Axis Bank. On the other hand, Titan, Nestle India, Ultratech Cement and......

Markets hit fresh highs: Sensex zooms 873 pts; Nifty scales 16K

Titan was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, rising around 4 per cent, followed by HDFC, Nestle India, IndusInd Bank, UltraTech Cement and Bharti Airtel. On the other hand, Bajaj Auto, Tata Steel......

Sensex rallies 364 points on gains in IT, auto stocks

Titan was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, rising over 3 per cent, followed by M&M, Reliance Industries, Axis Bank, TCS, Maruti and Infosys. NSE Nifty surged 122.10 points to 15,885.15. Equity......

Tata Motors to invest Rs 28,900 cr in FY22: Chandrasekaran

Tata Motors group's investment for this fiscal is pegged at Rs 28,900 crore, mostly for its British arm Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), company chairman N Chandrasekaran said on Friday. The company will......

10 Films that Amazed Me at Cannes

The 74th Cannes Film Festival ended with the jury -- headed by Spike Lee -- handing out awards to a number of international films from France, Iran, Finland, Israel, Norway, Japan and the US. But......

'I am an ordinary person who doesn't want to get into trouble'

''I am fascinated by people who cannot accept things.' IMAGE: Abdullah Mohammad Saad, right, and model-actress Azmeri Haque Badhon, who plays Rehana Maryam Noor, at the Cannes Film Festival.......

5 cows and a house: Indonesia's gift to its badminton champs

  IMAGE: Indonesia's Greysia Polii and Apriyani Rahayu pose with their medals after winning the Tokyo Olympics women's doubles badminton gold. Photograph: Leonhard Foeger/Reuters Five cows, a......

Olympics PIX: Italy's Jacobs takes stunning 100 metres gold

IMAGE: Lamont Marcell Jacobs of Italy celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men's 100m final on Sunday. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters Lamont Marcell Jacobs claimed a stunning upset......

Hockey: Men fancy chances against NZ; women set for tough Dutch test in opener

Photograph: Kind Courtesy Hockey India/Twitter The men would be seeking to reclaim a glorious past, while the women would be aiming to script some history of their own when the two Indian......

Olympics: Challenging draw for Indian Judoka Sushila Devi

Sushila to face former Olympic medallist Eva in opening round. IMAGE: Sushila Devi is the lone Judoka from India at the Tokyo Olympic Games. Photograph: SAI Media/Twitter Indian judoka Sushila......

Power of two: When twins excelled on Olympic stage

IMAGE: Netherlands’ Sanne Wevers performs on the beam. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images With the Tokyo squads smaller than in prior Games, it is harder than ever to make it onto......
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