'Opposition parties now recognise that the king on one side of the chessboard, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is ensconced, and unlikely to be shaken, although on his side there are no identifiable kings, queens, rooks, bishops or knights,' says Radhika Ramaseshan. With a little over two years to go before the next Lok Sabha election, some pieces on the national political chessboard have started moving, thinking up the scenarios that could evolve from the prospective realignments emanating from ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
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Rebels challenging official party nominees on many seats in Uttar Pradesh might queer the pitch for the Samajwadi Party. Bitter family feud in the Yadav family which created bad blood among workers at grassroot level also left them confused as to whom to ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
India was U Thaung Tun's first port of call after his appointment, which should intrigue China and Pakistan, says Rajeev Sharma. Myanmar's newly appointed National Security Advisor U Thaung Tun has just paid an official visit to India, a visit that must have raised many eyebrows in China and Pakistan and rightly so. That's because the agenda of the Myanmarese NSA, who is a career diplomat and not a military officer which is incidentally quite a rarity in Myanmar's set-up, pertained to these ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Alnoor Peermohamed reports on Apple's two-faced strategy to grow its base in India without compromising on premiumness. IMAGE: India's complexity and consumers' limited purchasing power is hitting home now. So, that leaves Apple to push its older models in here, even as it feeds into rising aspirations with its latest device. Photograph: David Gray/Reuters. The duality was not lost on Apple's fans when their beloved brand advertised recently in newspapers. On January 14, the day ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
We, the queer Hindustanis, are changing the world. While I still try to do some dating-vating between my endless conversations with stray-dogs, calls from survivors of abuse… at the other end of Bombay, Anand Pandharkar is saving the environment ...DNA, 2 months ago
Indus Vox Media is launched four new podcasts titled ‘Keepin it Queer’, ‘My Neighbour, Zuckerberg’, ‘The Seen and The Unseen’ and ‘IVM Likes’, in this... ...Medianama, 2 months ago
New Delhi: It is no mean achievement when Indian economy flexed its muscles in 2016 and briefly nosed ahead of Britain — its once colonial master. But the honour was fleeting as India quickly fell back to the sixth-largest position, with considerable ...State Times, 2 months ago
It was a rare gathering in Nagpur. Thousands of women from across the country assembled at Nagpur to rise together against the growing tide of hatred, injustice and domination in the country. The occasion was the 120th Remembrance Day of Krantijyoti ...catchnews.com, 2 weeks ago
As long as the walk between subjectivity and objectivity is strewn with imponderables, short or long, people will exploit the nuance associated with the gait and the shape of the obstacle. The wild and unseemly extrapolation of Gen. Bipin Rawat's comments ...The Financial Chronicle, 1 month ago
"Murder in a newspaper office, Bollywood, sex and dhoka - Aditya Sinha's unputdownable novel is crime fiction at its best". The word "unputdownable" is reason enough for me to not read a book. But since this was from Sinha, an editor I have heard a lot about, ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
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