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Why Modi is HARSH on NGOs

It should stop what it is deliberately doing to the NGO sector and let it operate as freely as the rest of the private sector, asserts Aakar Patel. IMAGE: People wait to receive free food from an......

Decoding the Kamala Harris Phenomenon

Kamala succeeded as she identified herself with the larger minority groups rather than narrow ethnicity, prodded by her mother who did not want to return to India, observes Ambassador T P......

Why were the BK 16 Arrested?

None of them had anything to do with the violence at Bhima Koregaon, where they were not even present, points out Aakar Patel. IMAGE: A protest in Mumbai, March 26, 2018, to demand action against......

DON'T Undercount Covid Deaths!

Experts believe that under-reporting is likely to cause an underestimation of the spread of the disease.Rashme Sehgal reports. Caution: Graphic content. Viewer discretion is advised. IMAGE: Family......

Corruption case: HC says duty of CBI to probe all, not just Anil Deshmukh

The Bombay high court on Monday said it is the Central Bureau of Investigation’s duty to investigate not just former home minister of Maharashtra Anil Deshmukh, but everyone allegedly......

Paytm's listing grew 370x from Rs 120 cr in 2010 to Rs 16,600 cr 11 years later

According to its DRHP filed in 2010, the company’s net worth was just Rs 140 crore. Its total income for the financial year 2009-10 stood at Rs 119 crore and it had a net profit of Rs 16......

How Insolvency Process is being Gamed

The brand new bankruptcy process is being brazenly gamed by those with connections and money.The touts and fixers of the previous regime have been replaced by a new set close to this one, observes......

Modi Failed India on the Economy

The government did not tell us why our economy had imploded.The prime minister simply stopped speaking on the subject, Aakar Patel points out. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com   Till......

Modi's Huge Challenge: The Economy

After 24 months of slowdown beginning in January 2018 before the pandemic and then 18 months of collapse since January 2020, we have become the world's worst performing economy, observes Aakar......

What Vikas Yatra is Modi talking about?

A report by the Azim Premji University showed that during the pandemic 270 million Indians were pushed into poverty.Meaning that they were not poor according to the government poverty line before,......

Feels Like Ishq review

At the end of the six short stories, Feels Like Ishq is uneven yet watchable, feels Sukanya Verma. Feels Like Ishq evokes Modern Love. It doesn't have the range or emotion of the romantic-comedy......

'Was I in love with Madhubala?'

'I was attracted to her both as a fine co-star and as a person who had some of the attributes I hoped to find in a woman at that age and time,' confesses Dilip Kumar in his autobiography, Dilip......

20 UNFORGETTABLE FRAMES of Dilip Kumar

As Dilip Kumar passes away in the ages, Sukanya Verma feels a deep gratitude for the enormous legacy he's left behind. When an actor achieves as much resonance and distinction as Dilip Kumar did in......

When Dilip Kumar met Vajpayee...

It is to Vajpayee's credit that he told Dilip Kumar to ignore Thackeray and to follow his own conscience.But the episode -- as indeed, the manner in which Dilip Kumar has been made to pay for being......

Eriksen's condition still stable after collapse

IMAGE: Christian Eriksen’s agent said the player is undergoing detailed examinations after the Denmark international collapsed with a cardiac arrest during his side's Euro 2020 opening match......

Root is an unimaginative captain: Chappell

‘There's a difference between a captain who consults and one who is uncertain; dithering is a bad look for a captain. There are times in Australia when a captain has to be imaginative in......

Judy Murray backs Osaka, says media demands "extremely high"

'How many young people do you know who would be comfortable addressing or being questioned by a roomful of very much older strangers?' 'She (Osaka) is one of a very exciting batch of young female......

Ashwin wants free ball if non-striker leaves crease early

IMAGE: India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin. Photograph: Daniel Pockett/Getty Images Former India batsman Sanjay Manjrekar said free hit must be removed from cricket, but India spinner......

Djokovic says press briefs part of sport

Mixed reactions pour in as Osaka debate rages on. IMAGE: Novak Djokovic said Osaka, "probably (had) her reasons why" but fell short of endorsing the four-times Grand Slam champion's move.......
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