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What led the British to Leave India?

Attlee said Great Britain had concluded that the Indian element of the army was no longer reliable and that Netaji's Indian National Army had demonstrated that.That had shaken the foundation on......

William, Harry pay tribute to 'extraordinary' grandpa Prince Philip

Britain’s Princes William and Harry on Monday issued their respective tribute statements to their ‘extraordinary’ grandpa, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, who passed away......

Don't ignore Russia while rushing into bear hug with US

US-India defence cooperation must not adversely affect the India-Russia interface, which has its own strategic meaning and content, asserts Vice Admiral Premvir Das (retd). IMAGE: Prime Minister......

KRN's life was a saga of surprises

'KRN's journey from a humble cottage in Uzhavoor to Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi was no less spectacular than that of Abraham Lincoln from the log cabin to the White House,' notes Ambassador T P......

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle fix March end for royal exit

Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Wednesday announced March 31 as the date of their formal exit as frontline royals following discussions with Buckingham Palace on formalising their new......

India's homoeopathic state of mind

A homoeopathic state of mind pervades our thinking in governance and infrastructure-building.Do it in small, harmless doses, but nothing bitter, sharp, or bloody, says Shekhar Gupta. Homoeopathy,......

The game corporate India plays

How bridge keeps corporate India sharp and quick-witted.Ranjita Ganesan and Manavi Kapur report. As the India managing director of a German steelmaker that describes itself as the 'global leader......

Public servant tag worries NGO sector workers

Many claim they fear witch hunts for disagreeing with those in power.  Nawshir Mirza, an independent director on the Tata Power board, is planning to sever his association with not-for-profit......

Adani wins Queensland approval for Australian coal project

The company has battled opposition from green groups since starting work on the project five years ago Adani Enterprises Ltd was granted approval by Australia's Queensland state government on......

US could save $2 trillion on health costs

The United States could save $2 trillion in healthcare spending over the next decade, if the US government used its influence in the public and private sectors to nudge soaring costs into line with......

Women's hockey: Grit. Camaraderie. Family

For women's hockey in the country, this result may well turn out to be a watershed moment, observes Vaibhav Raghunandan. IMAGE: Gurjit Kaur celebrates scoring the all-important goal for India in......

Dronacharya awardee boxing coach O P Bhardwaj dies

India's first Dronacharya awardee coach in boxing, O P Bhardwaj, died on Friday after battling prolonged illness and age-related issues here. He was 82 and had tragically lost his wife Santosh to......

How I slayed my demons and won an Olympic medal

'Sport is cruel, as is life, which is why winning becomes sweet.' IMAGE: Gagan Narang with his bronze medal at the 2012 London Olympics, July 30, 2012. Photograph: Lars Baron/Getty Images  ......

Syed Modi: Saina pulls out, Lakshya eyes season's 5th title

IMAGE: Saina Nehwal reacts. Photograph: PTI Saina Nehwal pulled out at the last moment to take some sheen off the Syed Modi International, beginning in Lucknow, on Tuesday, when the in-form......

Sports Shorts: Murray gets Shanghai Masters wildcard

IMAGE: Andy Murray became the youngest champion in Shanghai in 2010 at the age of 23, beating Swiss Roger Federer in the shortest final of the tournament. Photograph: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY......

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