Both Gagan Narang and Annu Raj Singh had represented the country in the 2012 London Olympics
India are likely to field a strong contingent at the Tokyo Olympic Games, which was pushed back by a year to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic
For one of India's finest practitioners of rifle shooting, securing a fifth Olympic berth is not beyond the bounds of possibility, but the 36-year-old Gagan Narang was modesty personified when discussions turned to the 2020 Tokyo Games
In an exclusive interview, the ace shooter says he has learnt from his mistakes in the 3 Olympics he has been to before Rio
As murmurs of a change in leadership gain strength, Kiran Kumar Reddy can surely do with a more serious publicity drive than his Indirammabaata programme
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.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.