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'Be ready with boots, bricks, bandobast'

'Even if there is no full-scale war, Galwan-like skirmishes cannot be ruled out.' IMAGE: An Indian Air Force fighter jet flies over Ladakh. Photograph: Mohammad Arhaan Archer/ANI Photo "The......

As India watches, China grows powerful in Sri Lanka

Xi Jinping is winning the war without firing a shot in Sri Lanka, observes Colonel R Hariharan (retd). IMAGE: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, right, bumps fists with China's State......

'Amit Shah's assurance on Lakshadweep has given me confidence'

'The home minister of India has given his assurance to the MP of Lakshadweep.' IMAGE: Lakshadweep Administrator Praful Khoda Patel. Photograph: Praful Khoda Patel/Facebook   Lakshadweep MP......

As Yaas rolls in, fishermen rue absence of insurance scheme

The cover provided under the Centre’s Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana, which is a vital safety net for them, ended almost a year back on May 31, 2020. Ever since, there hasn’t been......

Priority is to keep 'alive' oxygen plants during Cyclone Yaas: NDRF DG

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has directed its rescue teams to ensure that the country's major medical oxygen generation plants based in Odisha and West Bengal are 'running and alive'......

India files appeal against Cairn award in The Hague

India is believed to have challenged in a court in The Hague an arbitration tribunal verdict that overturned its demand for Rs 10,247 crore in back taxes from Cairn Energy Plc -- the second time in......

Blow to India as US, UK courts confirm $1.4 bn award to Cairn

Courts in five countries including the US and the UK have given recognition to an arbitration award that asked India to return $1.4 billion to Cairn Energy plc - a step that now opens the......

Cairn Energy CEO Thomson to meet FM next week over arbitration award

A senior company executive said the company waited for seven years for the verdict and its shareholders needed to know when it would be concluded. With the Indian government deciding to appeal......

Is there a way out of the gloom and doom?

'The government has said it has kept its powder dry to fight the true battle against the debilitating influence of the pandemic.''The release of the shocking economic data this week should act as......

UK court defers Indian banks' plea to declare Mallya bankrupt

In a relief to liquor baron Vijay Mallya, the high court in London has deferred hearings on a plea by the SBI-led consortium of Indian banks, seeking the indebted tycoon to be declared bankrupt to......

Moothon review

All through Moothon, you can sense Geethu Mohandas trying hard to empathise with her characters; I just wish she were interested in them, declares Sreehari Nair. Geethu Mohandas's Moothon is the......

'I want to break every slot, every typecast'

'After Gully Boy, many interesting projects started coming my way. But things really changed with the Filmfare.''Now, people notice me.''It's a good space where you don't have to tell people who......

Anderson is in the best shape of his life: England coach

'It is hard (to leave Anderson out), he is a class act, you'll have to wait and see... But I'm not reluctant to change the winning team,' Chris Silverwood said on Wednesday. IMAGE: England pacer......

Indian football: NorthEast United stun Mumbai City

NorthEast do a double against mighty Mumbai with 2-1 victory IMAGE: NorthEast is the only side who have managed to win against the might of the table-toppers. Photograph: ISL/Twitter......

ISL: Jackichand rejoins Mumbai City for second stint

IMAGE: 'I'm thrilled to be back at Mumbai City FC. I am thankful to the management for giving me this opportunity to return to this big club and to work again with coach Sergio Lobera.'......

All you must know about European soccer's return after COVID-19

Professional soccer leagues around Europe are gearing up for a return to action following the novel coronavirus stoppage, but some are more advanced than others. Here is a roundup of the state of......

Australia is World No 1 Test team; India slip to 3rd

India still lead the ICC World Test Championship, a league comprising six series played by each of the top nine Test sides. IMAGE: Australia's players celebrate after winning their Test series......

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