Despite accusations of mishandling the Covid pandemic, the BJP has decided to go to assembly polls next year in Himachal Pradesh under the leadership of CM Jai Ram Thakur
'Rebati', the first short story in Odia language by Fakir Mohan Senapati, has been translated into 36 languages, 12 of them foreign, a first of its kind.
Is there a deal in the works on Kashmir? Will Farooq Abdullah be the instrument of a new, compromised accession? Restore statehood and leave Article 370 to the courts?
Rohini Sindhuri or Shilpa Nag? Whose side are you on? A public spat between bureaucrats consumes Mysore. The debate is going beyond Covid funds, to the land mafia and such like.
The juggernaut is subdued, again. Puri will see only a scaled-down rath yatra, with complete Covid protocol. Devotees will be mostly watching on TV. Smaller yatras are off too.
Is Yediyurappa going? Or not? This tenure has always been rife with an existential threat for the Karnataka CM. Another scene, another act, but the protagonist is still on stage.
The Modi government had made a big hoo-ha about ridding official vehicles of the vestiges of colonial-era privilege. But the MLAs of Himachal have flagged their dissent ingeniously.
Licypriya Kangujam should have been the toast of town, our own Greta. Instead, the 9-year-old Manipuri climate activist now has to navigate the smog left behind by a conman father.
N. Rangasamy, the new CM, contracted Covid but that didn’t dull his political senses! He’s keeping his ambitious ally, the BJP, at bay—and plotting a Trojan move on the chessboard.
'We treated over 20,000 cases of Covid and our treatment process helped reduce the mortality rate to almost zero,' says Dr D. Nageshwar Reddy, founder of the Asian Institute of Gastroenterology in Hyderabad
Doing away with electricity poles and taking power lines to the womb of the earth? That makes eminent sense for Odisha. After Yaas, the old idea gains…well…new currency.
The LTTE and the ISI? Did you ever think there could be a connection there. A Manoj Bajpayee-starrer stirs up a hornet’s nest in Tamil Nadu.
A second Konark temple? That improbable feat may have come about, but we have lost the man who had that dream.
Cancer? Covid? Or just depression? Fret not. Dr Pragya Singh Thakur has got you covered. In effulgent yellow.
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.
A more important role the government has in the matter of job creation is that of building an ecosystem conducive to creation of jobs
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
The proposed statue of Subhas Chandra Bose at India Gate is a ‘big idea’ whose time has come