Opinion

“In the air… And Sreesanth takes it. India win. Unbelievable scenes here at Wanderers.”         View this post on Instagram                   This Day, in...
‘The cup is coming home’. The Royal Challengers Bangalore’s (RCB) fans remain hopeful like they have been for the earlier 12 seasons. The RCB win on Monday opened the...
Are we nuts to be calling our country now a National Suspicion State? If you google it, you do not find that description. Unlike, say, for National Security State as we...
August 2002. Sourav Ganguly’s Team India were in the English shores for the tour that went on to be a part of history. Around the same time, India’s Under-19 side was touring...
The cracks in India-China relations became more prominent due to the COVID-19 crisis. The relationship fell to a new low after the clashes of two forces in the Galwan Valley...
World Health Organization (WHO) states that approximately 8,00,000 people die due to suicide every year, with one death by suicide occurring every 40 seconds. In India,...
In April 2015, James Anderson went past Ian Botham’s iconic number – 383 – a number that stood like a pillar in English cricket for 23 long years. From Gough to Hoggard to...
A really popular, well-entrenched Indian leader has never been defeated by a rival, which is why Modi is impregnable, and only one leader can defeat him.  A hundred-plus days...
On the one hand, my brother (musician Shaarang Dev) and I feel blessed and fortunate, to have Bapuji as our father because we all know about his contribution to the world of...
The excitement Joe Biden's choice of Kamala Harris as his running mate has caused in India is understandable. She is half-Indian. Also, half-Jamaican and now a full American...
It all started with a run-out. It ended with a run-out. In between, for a decade-and-half, he made us – enjoy milk, sport long-hair, accept mohawks, feel good about being...
Economists always imagined urban economy as the engine of the economy. The rural economy was assigned the role of supplier of labour and agricultural inputs.   It may have...
Pune: Whether it is the Deputy Director of Health in Pune, the District Health Officer the District Surgeon or the Municipal Health Officer -- everyone seems to be engaged...
On the eve of Pakistan’s 29th Independence Day (August 13, 1975), the modest Akhtar household near Rawalpindi rejoiced the birth of a son. His mother would name him Shoaib....
For loyal One Plus users, the wait after One Plus 7T was a long one, indeed. However, One Plus 8 with its higher resolution, refresh-rate display and better cameras didn't...
Did Indian secularism die on August 5 in Ayodhya? It follows then that a new Indian Republic would have been invented then, a Hindu Rashtra.  If you accept those two...
Let’s start with this July 14 video.   (Caution: Heartbreak Alert)  Sticking to cricket. One gruelling day, two attempts to determine the champions and both ended in a tie....
At 5-2, Roger Federer is serving for his 18th Grand Slam.  Federer has not won a major title in five years.     Rafael Nadal stands in his way.    Nadal goes 0-30 up.     ...
Rabindranath Tagore was a versatile genius, a true nationalist and above all an indisputable humanist who has been inspiring generations of intellectual and empathetic minds...
One aspect of the Narendra Modi government’s National Education Policy (NEP) has caused some consternation and debate. It is the prescription that children hereon should be...
Most of us have experienced Geet Ramayan, the collection of Marathi songs chrono...
“I tune in to my television set every evening since past few days and if there i...
A lot of speculation is happening in media and out on the field about whether th...
November 8, 2016 will be forever etched in our memory. Coming to terms with the...