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Modi sworn-in for 2nd term; Shah joins govt, may get finance
Other big names who were sworn-in as cabinet ministers are Rajnath Singh -- who retains home ministry -- Nitin Gadkari, Nirmala Sitharaman and Smriti Irani.Sushma Swaraj opted out of the......
Games Spies Play
'Why has the rhetoric gone down on the Indian side, Durrani wondered aloud.''I said because almost total normalcy and peace had returned on the ground in Kashmir,' recalls Shekhar Gupta.'The......
Party-hoppers make it to BJP's first list of candidates for K'tka poll
Most of them are sitting legislators and a few of them also served as ministers in the past. Most of the party-hoppers, who joined the Bharatiya Janata Party ahead of the May 12 assembly......
Is Hamid Ansari right?
'Is Ansari flagging a genuine concern? Is a rectification called for?''And finally: Do minorities matter?' asks Shekhar Gupta. Let's set this argument up by borrowing our courtroom judges' method......
Keeping Kashmir, but losing the Kashmiris
'There is a problem with the rise of a popular view that sees Kashmir through the prism of the larger, chronic Hindu-Muslim tensions.''By redefining the Kashmir problem simplistically in......
40 Years Ago... And now: L&T, graveyard of corporate raiders
Larsen & Toubro has managed to fend off hostile takeover bids from renowned corporate groups in the past 4 decades. Image: L&T’s Metro Rail Project. Photograph: Courtesy, Larsen &......
Spotted: Deepika, on the sets of xXx
The top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Deepika Padukone has started shooting for Vin Diesel starrer xXx: The Return of Xander Cage in Toronto. She posted a......
Indian Cricketers' Association helps 57 needy cricketers amid COVID-19
'We were expecting to help 20 to 25 cricketers but with the support of fellow cricketers we have managed to provide assistance to 57 cricketers.' IMAGE: Greats like Sunil Gavaskar and Kapil Dev......
Padma honours for Kohli, Dipa Malik among other sports stars
IMAGE: President Pranab Mukherjee presents the Padma Shri to cricketer Virat Kohli during Padma Awards 2017 function at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Thursday. Photograph: Kamal Kishore/PTI......
Salute these unsung heroes of cricket
India won the World Cup yet again on Sunday.'It upsets me to see blind cricket going unnoticed by the government while it rewards even the smallest achievement in normal cricket,' the Sachin......
This cricketer has won 2 World Cups for India
'Disability is god's gift.''Had I not been blind, I don't think I would have got the chance to represent my country.' IMAGE: Shekhar Naik's story is one of determination and perseverance.......
Is the current system making athletes beg for awards?
‘You need multiple recommendation letters from various quarters in the government’ IMAGE: Achanta Sharath Kamal of India. Photographs: Paul Gilham/Getty Images India's leading......
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