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Gambhir hits a century on his political debut!

The cricketer-turned-politician has sort of demolished his opponents, securing close to seven lakh votes, leaving close rivals -- Congress's Arvinder Singh Lovely and Aam Aadmi Party's Aatishi --......

Sheena Bora Trial: The tricks memory plays

When it came to his cross examination by Sanjeev Khanna's lawyer Niranjan Mundargi, Imtiaz Shaikh appeared to be afflicted by that peculiar gap-in-one's-memory or Choosy Memory Syndrome with his......

Sheena Bora Trial: A Tale of Two Witnesses

Shyamvar Pinturam Rai and Pradeep Waghmare.Both erstwhile employees of Peter and Indrani Mukerjea.In the witness stand on Monday, Waghmare came across as a cheerful, straightforward man who is......

Sitharaman must not let PMO run her ship

Nirmala Sitharaman has a God given opportunity to orchestrate a transformation in India's defence capabilities.One hopes she has her own counsel and does not overly let the PMO run her ship, says......

Euphoric crowd chants 'Ab ki baar Modi sarkar' in Varanasi

Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s supporters seemed desperate to get a glimpse of their leader as they waited patiently on balconies and rooftops along the 4......

Lessons from E&Y and Lehman crisis

Perhaps these new revelations about E&Y and Lehman will inspire the govt to reopen the subject for more radical change, says Jamal Mecklai. In a hard-hitting article, Bloomberg columnist Jonathan......

Tough to keep the Nano at Rs 1 lakh

Three years ago, I visited the Taj Hotels IndiOne (now called Ginger) budget hotel property in Bangalore. I didn't actually stay there. I wanted to understand how a hotel room could retail at Rs......

Here come the hedgies

In the last couple of months, at least three prominent fund managers, well known and respected in India, have announced their intention to quit their organisations and set up hedge funds of their......

The Forgotten Army review

'What was previously buried in the sands of time now gets buried by the weight of banality,' notes Sreehari Nair.   Each episode of The Forgotten Army opens with Shah Rukh Khan's......

The BEST and WORST Movies of 2019

The year began amidst peak election fever. Across a flurry of jingoistic dramas and political biopics hitting the screen, extended election campaigns and propaganda masqueraded as cinema. Still a......

Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota Review: A must-watch!

Vasan Bala creates a world so mad yet meticulous and unlike no other in Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota, raves Sukanya Verma. When I first watched Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota at a film festival last year, I......

Priyanka stars in Valentine's Day movie

Isn't It Romantic is about a New York woman hit on the head during a mugging.The impact leaves her feeling that she is in a rom-com.Saibal Chatterjee reports. IMAGE: Priyanka Chopra and Adam......

Bollywood's FAVOURITE winter getaways

Planning a holiday? Bollywood has a lovely variety to choose from! Time to bundle yourself in warm woolies, sip on hot chocolate and plan a trip to wonderful winter destinations. And take......

Nostalgic! Sachin Tendulkar bats after 5 years!

Those five minutes: When Sachin Tendulkar faced six deliveries IMAGE: Sachin Tendulkar bats during the Bushfire Cricket Bash T20 match between the Ponting XI and the Gilchrist XI at Junction Oval,......

WTA Finals: Rookies Stephens and Bertens march on to semi-finals

IMAGE: USA's Sloane Stephens celebrates her win in her Women's singles match against Germany's Angelique Kerber during Day 6 of the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore at Singapore Sports Hub in......

Is IPL no longer the world's top T-20 contest?

The IPL, all of a sudden, may have some catching up to do with the Big Bash, says Dhruv Munjal. IMAGE: Royal Challengers Bangalore cheerleaders perform their gig to Bollywood songs. Photograph:......

Prem Panicker: At the end, you felt for Dhoni

'The man who never knows when he is beaten deserved, on the day he played what will be his last World Cup game, mates who were not beaten in the mind before they were beaten on the field.' Prem......

To be alive is bliss but to have watched Sachin play is heaven

The impact of Sachin Tendulkar on cricket, India and Indians is unparalleled. Shreekant Sambrani on what made the Mumbai Maestro the greatest pan-Indian hero of modern times. One winter morning in......

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