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How BJP keeps the pot boiling

Behind this never-say-die attitude of the BJP is probably the calculation of the Roman emperors that if bread is scarce, give the people circus, observes Amulya Ganguli. IMAGE: Prime Minister......

COVID-19: Scenes India Must Never Forget

Photographer Danish Siddiqui/Reuters captures the horror and the tragedy of the COVID-19 pandemic at a cremation ground in New Delhi.   The Burning Pyre Relatives stand next to a burning......

North India could see 100,000 cases per state per day

'The trajectory of the disease will keep increasing because of the population density being very high.'Rashme Sehgal reports. IMAGE: People burn bodies of their relatives who died due to COVID-19......

How the Delhi police got Tablighi Jamaat to vacate their headquarters

Sheela Bhatt narrates the behind-the-scenes action in the Delhi headquarters of Tablighi Jamaat that finally forced the religious sect's compliance with the coronavirus shutdown. IMAGE: The......

Activists question cops, govt on Hyderabad encounter

The police cannot act like a lynch mob under any circumstance, said several human rights activists after four people accused in the rape and murder of a woman veterinarian were killed near......

India must have a future in Electronics

'It is in electronics that the gap between where we are and where we need to be is most obvious and most persistent.''It is not only a national security issue, but also a commercial issue,' argues......

'Achche Din has become an albatross around Modi's neck'

'The middle class stood by the BJP, especially after demonetisation, and they expected something in return.''Some section of the BJP believes the middle class is condemned to vote for the BJP as......

'No big Indian IT company is headed by a woman'

Physical security for women, the first step towards getting them into factories and offices, is all but absent in most Indian cities, notes Kanika Datta. Image: In India, no ITeS company can......

'India cannot survive without coal'

  ‘You cannot survive without coal. 2/3rds of our electricity comes from coal. Coal is the most important in our energy basket. Without coal there is no energy security for India’......

25 FIERY frames of Mirch Masala

Sukanya Verma tells us just what makes Mirch Masala a must watch. Flaming hues of red dominate Ketan Mehta's fiery tale of feminism. But when I first watched Mirch Masala on a black and white......

'I had an overdose and almost killed myself'

'God gave me a second chance to live and I had to make the most of it.' Photograph: Kind courtesy Prateik Babbar/Instagram They say there is a rainbow after every storm, and Prateik Babbar......

Bollywood's FABULOUS train journeys!

On the silver screen, the significance of trains can be traced all the way back through its use in innumerable movies. As means of transport or metaphor, the romance of trains is unmistakable in......

What we MISS when we don't watch films in a theatre

The difference between watching a movie on a laptop in your apartment and watching it on a big white screen is almost spiritual, notes Sreehari Nair. Stepping out of my home for Seema Pahwa's......

'After Kiran Rao threw me out, I was heartbroken'

'Around the same time, I watched Rock On!! where those guys have that midlife crisis.' 'They are busy with their corporate jobs and then they want to start singing again.' 'Seeing that, I got a......

Watch out for Yashasvi Jaiswal in world cricket!

'I will get an opportunity to talk about my game with big stars like Ben Stokes, Steve Smith, Jos Buttler.''I hope to learn a few things from them and I am confident of doing well,' says the......

My Daughter Mithali Raj

'From the beginning (I have told her) "Whatever it may be -- you are losing or winning -- on the ground you're not going to cry!" She never cried.''"I don't want you to project that you are a......

Maybe India needs this Dream XI!

So India lost its first World Twenty20 game on Tuesday night.Maybe, we fielded the wrong team :)Haresh Pandya picks 11 India greats who never played the shortest format, but can take on any team in......

7 batsmen you can't afford to miss in World T20

There are some batsmen reputed, respected and feared for what they are: Destructive!They are the game-changers. It is not bats, but bludgeons that they wield.Haresh Pandya picks the swashbucklers......

Choose your Dream Indian Team

Image: Kapil Dev. Photograph: Allsport UK Haresh Pandya picks his all-time best Indian Test team which is packed with some exciting stroke-players, a couple of heavy-scorers known to play......

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