Opinion

Devendra Fadnavis completes three years as Chief Minister of Maharashtra today. On October 31, 2014, amidst a lot of enthusiasm and expectations, Fadnavis was sworn-in at a...
No country can ignore its heroes or legendary personalities, who shaped its destiny. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was one such iconic hero, who shaped India’s destiny in a far-...
China has warned world leaders and politicians against meeting the Dalai Lama, saying it would be perceived as a ‘major offence’! I smiled as I read this headline; I’d seen...
In a historic decision, Pope Francis has extended the administrative powers of the Syro-Malabar Church across India, removing restrictions imposed since the arrival of...
The emergence of new youth leaders has spoilt the momentum for BJP Suddenly, for India’s political parties, all roads seem to be leading towards Gujarat! As Election...
Recently, a three-year-old Indian origin girl Sherin Mathews had gone missing in the United States. She was missing from the suburbs of Dallas after her father said he...
There cannot be an option to dialogue. Political issues, disputes cannot be seen as mere law and order issues. They cannot be resolved by force. These political issues can be...
Much of the efforts of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders to explain away the current economic slowdown as the result of “technical” glitches, as party president Amit...
The decision by the Supreme Court (SC) on whether citizens should be asked to stand up when the national anthem is played in cinema halls has sparked off a big debate in the...
Ayoung Pakistani journalist-activist Zeenat Shahzadi (25) is back with her family after more than two years. She was abducted from Lahore on August 19, 2015. She was helping...
The headline for this week’s National Interest is inspired by Raj Kapoor’s Bobby (1973). Dimple Kapadia pleads with Rishi Kapoor in Lata Mangeshkar’s voice: “Mujhe kuchh...
When Windows 10 was launched, Microsoft had announced that this will be the ‘final’ Windows, and the OS itself will get periodic updates. It has got two updates so far, and...
Do we know this Universe we live in completely? Will we ever know about the secrets of this infinite spacetime? Can there exist ‘another Earth-like planet’ in another galaxy...
The United States recently pulled out most of its employees and their families from its embassy in Havana, Cuba. The US also issued a notice warning its citizens against...
Finally, the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) employees have called off their four-day strike after the Bombay High Court order termed the strike ‘illegal...
Love transcends religion, caste and other manmade barriers! Much prose and an equal number of lines of poetry have sprung from the hearts of writers and lovers expressing...
Common decency in one’s public and private life would be a yardstick of a person’s character. This is all the more so for people in public life, and especially for those at...
Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala's money-spinning tourism industry has been hit hard by the GST regime, with taxes shooting to as high as 33 per cent and affecting five-star...
Aiming to give a major push to digital drive, the government is planning to put petrol and diesel along with its various products on an e-commerce platform. But is it a...
Current debates around job creation and growth numbers in India suggest a slight slowdown of the economy. Besides the fiscal stimulus and concessions, what the economy really...
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...