Puri stopped the Juggernaut, Yogi’s UP stopped the kanwarias, Maharashtra’s Vitthal pilgrims halted…Kerala too bows to the SC. But traders miffed at missing out on Eid goodies.
The BSY affair is a bit like the ‘tiger is coming’ proverb in reverse. He has been ‘going’ for a while but is still there. But is he really going to go this time?
For the chosen abode of the Dalai Lama, this burgeoning hill town does have an ego: it wants to be a Smart City. But disasters can be humbling for out-of-control urbanism.
The entry of Ashwini Vaishnaw into Modi’s cabinet got a lot of notice, but nowhere more so than in Odisha. Does it mean a thumbs-down for Dharmendra Pradhan? Not quite.
A veteran’s departure from the scene in Himachal shows up the poverty of leadership the Congress faces everywhere.
Ask DMK about rationalism…and also about raising a son, politically. There’s a Stalin in the story, and also a Gandhi.
Anarchist for some, emancipator for others…but not a terrorist, says the court. The peasant leader walks free with stinging words on the NIA, saying it tried to make him join BJP-RSS.
The scions of top figures in government often themselves have a history of causing embarrassment. But what if a conman starts impersonating a son? It happened in Karnataka!
“The fire burns from morning…making breathing difficult. An average 30-40 bodies cremated daily.” That’s just one site in Bhubaneswar. Odisha’s official Covid toll? Just 4,248!
Who could confine an ambitious, smooth-talking Debanjan Deb to a day job as apprentice clerk? He sought fame. A couple of song albums came out. And then, the conman was born.
'I happily pass on the title of scientific minister to my brother Senthil Balaji,' says an AIADMK ex-minister who’d once been the butt of jokes. Why? Call it Squirrel Power!
Can the Gateway of India be shifted out of Mumbai’s seascape? Ridiculous idea, you’ll say. How then can Bhubaneswar’s emblem, the Warrior Horse, be led away…ask heritage lovers.
Gagandeep Singh Bedi, an engineer-turned-IAS-officer, has made a mark by his deft and sensitive handling of several disasters in Tamil Nadu
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
How practical is it to aspire to be self-employed? Does it pay off for all those who venture? What are the pitfalls?
They don’t have jobs nor do they have direction. There is an increasing discontent among the youth of India
A more important role the government has in the matter of job creation is that of building an ecosystem conducive to creation of jobs
The nature of these political parties is slightly different from those of the past. They are now appealing on the basis of secularism and trying to organise all oppressed communities under their banner.