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At 50, can AIADMK reinvent itself?

The AIADMK's staying power is not in question, but it has to regain the winning streak.That will require its leaders and leadership to re-wire themselves, to be able to re-think situations in ways......

What does Modi gain by not REPEALING Farm Laws?

And the only answer one can think of is that this is being done to preserve the image of toughness and 56 inches and all the rest of it, notes Aakar Patel. IMAGE: Farmers at the Kisan......

Dalit leader Charanjit Singh Channi is new Punjab CM

The Congress on Sunday picked Charanjit Singh Channi as the next chief minister of Punjab, making him the first Dailt to hold the post in the state, a day after Amarinder Singh resigned following a......

Why Rane's slap remark will help Shiv Sena more than BJP

With Narayan Rane, the BJP looks to expand its footprint in Mumbai and Konkan. But a perceived self-goal by him may have galvanised the restive Shiv Sena cadre and voters to coalesce around their......

Does Modi govt have an Afghan Policy?

The flawed Indian policy toward Afghanistan is missing the woods for the trees.The Modi government doesn't have a 'big picture', observes Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar, who played a stellar role in......

Over 15 single-use plastic items will be prohibited from Jul 1, 2022

The Centre has notified the Plastic Waste Management Amendment Rules, 2021, prohibiting manufacture, import, stocking, distribution, sale and use of identified single-use plastic (SUP) items,......

Allegro Capital barred from mkts for insider trading in Biocon shares

Sebi has barred Allegro Capital and one of its senior executives from the securities market for one year in a case related to alleged insider trading activities in the shares of Biocon.......

Paying farmers for not burning stubble is wrong

To justify that farmers must burn if they are not paid cash incentive is doing injustice to them and to the lungs of the children of the country, notes Sunita Narain. IMAGE: A farmer burns the......

Why Tata's buyout of Air India makes sense

The industry is hoping the Tatas deepen their dive and offer two stable airlines -- a Vistara merged into Air India servicing international routes, and an AirAsia India merged with Air India......

Portnoy's complaint about Warren Buffett

When it comes to Mr Portnoy, it is hard to claim that his trading patterns are any more logical than his fictional namesake's methods of entertaining himself, notes Devangshu Datta.Illustration:......

Stars Rock The Hat

It's not just sunglasses, you need to have a cool hat in your summer wardrobe too. After all, this is the go-to fashion accessory for most celebs this season! Namrata Thakker shows you how to slay......

What is Bollywood celebrating?

Bollywood stars posted stunning pictures on World Ocean Day.   Photograph: Kind Courtesy Gul Panag/Instagram Gul Panag, seen here with her son, has a question for us: 'The question to ask is,......

'I know nothing about cricket'

'It's very rare to see a woman's character so empowered in a cricket-based show.' Photograph: Kind courtesy Sayani Gupta/Instagram   Sayani Gupta, known for films like Jolly LLB 2 and Article......

The BEST 200 Indian Films of the Decade

Aseem Chhabra picks the finest Indian films in the 2010-2019 decade. IMAGE: A scene from Bulbul Can Sing. As the second decade of the young century comes to an end, it is time to look at how......

'Sky Is Pink required big stars'

'There is never a safe choice in the movie business.''Everything is chance.' IMAGE: Priyanka Chopra and Farhan Akhtar in The Sky Is Pink. Siddharth Roy Kapur understands the business of the movies......

Soccer: 'Make Carrick United manager for rest of season'

  IMAGE: Former Bulgaria and Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov believes Michael Carrick (right), who will take the team from Ole Gunnar Solksjaer (left) for Tuesday's crucial......

Verona, Cagliari fire coaches three games into season

IMAGE: Hellas Verona is yet to register a win under coach Eusebio Di Francesco. Photograph: Reuters Cagliari announced the dismissal of coach Leonardo Semplici on Tuesday, hours after Hellas......

EPL PIX: Manchester City rout Spurs; Leicester stun Liverpool

IMAGE: Rodrigo scores Manchester City's first goal from the penalty spot during the Premier League match against Tottenham Hotspur, at Etihad Stadium in Manchester, on Saturday. Photograph: Tim......

Ibra brace ends wait for Milan win at Napoli

IMAGE: AC Milan’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates scoring their first goal while wearing red face paint to raise awareness of domestic violence against women in their match against Napoli on......

Sindhu's 'I retire' post sends Twitter into a tizzy

World champion P V Sindhu created a stir on Monday by posting "I Retire" on social media, only to follow it up with a lengthy statement declaring that she would actually be saying goodbye to "the......
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