Monday, 23 May, 2022


Wealthy, urban & Jain: Data reveals who is undergoing the most caesareans in India

The National Family Health Survey reveals where caesarean sections are used most and the concerns the data raises.

Indian Jews’ 3 wishes for Netanyahu: Cultural exchanges, direct flight, minority status

About 25 Indian Jews met the Israeli PM in Mumbai, and gave ideas about how to improve their own lives, and the two countries’ relations.

Jallikattu continues to be a bloody affair — for humans and bulls

Five people lost their lives this year while cruelty to the animals continued unabated, despite the Animal Welfare Board’s guidelines and monitoring teams.

Blow to Beijing: Bangladesh blacklists Chinese infrastructure firm

Dhaka’s move hurts China’s strategic play in South Asia & underscores the frustration among smaller countries over China’s strong-arm project financing methods.

Chandigarh makes NYT ‘52 Places to Go’ list, with a little help from Sukhbir Badal

The Oberoi Sukhvilas resort, 30 km from the city, is listed as a major tourist attraction. It is owned by Sukhbir Badal and run by the Oberoi Group.

Judges who revolted give Chief Justice list of complaints, but standoff prevails

Justice Jasti Chelameswar travels out of the capital further delaying resolution of crisis in the Supreme Court.

‘One nation, one election’: This BJP MP is trying to get all political parties to back it

Vinay Sahasrabuddhe and Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini organising a seminar on 20 & 21 January, political leaders and NITI Aayog vice-chairman set to attend.

Hafiz Saeed & Salahuddin among 12 in NIA charge sheet in J&K terror funding case

Many Hurriyat office-bearers also named alongside LeT and Hizbul Mujahideen chiefs, NIA says it has definite evidence of cross-LoC funding

After Ahmed Patel’s election drama, poll panel changes Rajya Sabha voting process

After the fracas during the Gujarat Rajya Sabha poll, Election Commission decides on a new polling station layout for future elections. New Delhi: The Election...

Top lawyer petitions Supreme Court to begin live telecast of its proceedings

Petition argues that live proceedings will help citizens get information on important cases first-hand, rather than relying on third parties.

On Camera


Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.