Korea

Kim, Moon discuss to revive Trump summit in surprise meeting

Seol/Washington: The leaders of North and South Korea met for two hours Saturday in a surprise meeting to discuss ways to salvage the cancelled summit...
Musharraf

US aligning with India against Pakistan: Musharraf

Islamabad: The US treats Pakistan according to its needs and "ditches" when it does not require Islamabad, former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has said...
NASA

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe: Mission to touch the Sun

Washington: NASA’s Parker Solar Probe will be the first-ever mission to "touch" the Sun. The spacecraft, about the size of a small car, will travel directly into the Sun's atmosphere about 4 million miles from our star's...
sportscar

Twin Spacecraft launched to track Earth’s water movement

Washington: A SpaceX rocket today blasted off a duo of sports car-sized satellites built by the US and Germany to reveal changes in sea level rise, ice melt and drought on Earth. A joint U.S./German space...
Deb on Tagore
Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb has got his facts terribly wrong once again. Adding to his unenviable list of bloopers, the new chief minister has made a statement that "Rabindranath Tagore returned his Nobel Prize in protest against the British." Deb made the remark at a function in Udaipur to mark the birth anniversary of Tagore. The fact is that it...

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perception

Four Years Of Perception Management

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is known as a brilliant communicator even to his avowed critics since the BJP’s historic victory under his leadership in...
Modi

4 Years: Neither Economic Nor Cultural Right Happy

That the opposition would not like anything Prime Minister Narendra Modi has done since his assumption of office is expected. But he has been...
NPA

NPA Resolution Without Burdening Taxpayers

The news of Tata Steel acquiring Bhushan Steel has come as a relief to the miserable banking sector of the country, reeling as it...
Yeddyurappa

Yeddyurappa’s Retreat: Perspicacious Politics

Keep aside the cynical political observers; BS Yeddyurappa’s emotional pitch preceding his resignation as chief minister of Karnataka was sound politics and better television...
Karnataka

Who Cares For Governance Of Karnataka?

The absence of a statute in the Constitution delineating which party or alliance a governor must invite to form the government in a hung...
ideologies

Needed, Distinct Ideologies Of Parties

The allegation of BJP’s “horse-trading” by the chorus of Rahul Gandhi, Siddaramaiah, HD Kumaraswamy and other opposition leaders and ruling party president Amit Shah’s...
panchayat

Panchayat Poll Violence: Bengal’s Tipping Point

The incidents of violence during West Bengal's panchayat elections have a history. To grab power from the CPM and then to retain it, Mamata...
Christians

Why Christians Unite With Muslims To Damn BJP

In the comments on a political proposition on mainstream as well as social media, one observes more often than not that the Christian and...
master strategist

Narendra Modi: A Master Strategist

It is a hard and extremely subjective endeavour to name anyone living today or in recent times as a “master strategist," a task history and...
WalMart

Consumers, Workers, Farmers, Rejoice!

For long, consumers have rated online purchases of retail products in terms of satisfaction in the order Amazon-Flipkart-Snapdeal, especially because of Amazon’s excellent record...

‘अल्पसंख्यक’ की परिभाषा संविधान द्वारा निर्धारित हो

खबर है कि देश के सात राज्यों और एक केंद्र शासित प्रदेश में हिंदुओं को अल्पसंख्यक का दर्जा मिल सकता है। भारत में हिन्दुओं को शुरू से ही बहुसंख्यक माना जाता रहा है। अंग्रेजों...

यह विपक्षी एकता है या बीजेपी का डर

प्रचलित कहावत है कि जब किसी गांव में शेर आ जाता है, तो वहां के नागरिक एक जगह एकत्रित हो जाते हैं। ये नागरिक ऐसे भी होते हैं, जो कभी भी एकत्रित नहीं हो...

निपा से लड़ने की चुनौती

निपा वायरस की दहशत इस वक्त पूरे देश में फैली हुई है। पिछले कुछ दिनों से निपा नाम की एक नई उभरती हुई बीमारी ने पूरे स्वास्थ्यतंत्र को सकते में डाल दिया है। कहना...

बढ़ रहा है बेटियों को गोद लेने का रूझान

राजस्थान में झुंझुनू जिले के भानीपुरा गांव में कुछ दिन पहले एक नवजात बच्ची को कोई शिव मंदिर के बाहर चबूतरे पर छोड़ गया। सुबह मंदिर के पुजारी को यह बच्ची मिली। पुलिस की...

कर्नाटक – यहां भी है एक नालंदा

नालंदा का नाम लेते ही मन में उस महान विश्वविद्यालय का खयाल आता है और अपने सुदीर्घ परंपरागत वैभव पर आत्‍मगौरव होता है जो कि अत्यंत सुनियोजित ढंग से और विस्तृत क्षेत्र में बना...
Morris

Pitch-fixing: Action against Morris if probe proves his guilt

New Delhi: The BCCI today reacted cautiously to a sting operation which alleged pitch doctoring in three Test matches featuring India, saying it would consider...
Gavaskar

Legendary Sunil Gavaskar bats for club cricket

Mumbai: While inaugurating the Hemant Waigankar Study Room of Dadar Parsi Zoroastrian Cricket Club in Matunga in Central Mumbai, the legendary opener Sunil Gavaskar who...
sting

Sting operation claims ‘pitch fixed’ during Ind-SL Test

New Delhi: A Test match between India and Sri Lanka last year might have been played on a pitch doctored at the behest match-fixers,...

Kareena Kapoor defends use of cuss words in Veere Di Wedding

Mumbai:  Kareena's next release is Veere Di Wedding, a story about four woman friends played by Kareena, Sonam Kapoor, Swara Bhasker and Shikha Talsania,...
Freeman

Morgan Freeman, you too?

Los Angeles: Morgan Freeman is the subject of the latest set of accusations of misconduct and inappropriate behaviour against men in Hollywood in a...
Bhardwaj

Vishal Bhardwaj’s ‘accidental’ romance with Shakespeare

New Delhi: It was love at first sight for Vishal Bhardwaj when he chanced upon William Shakespeare's Macbeth and found his Mumbai-based gangster drama Maqbool...