Monday, 22 January, 2018

Opinion

Learn from Modi, dear Hema Malini. When there is a tragedy, be silent

Hema Malini’s remarks about over-population as the cause of the Kamala Mills fire makes this movie reviewer cringe.

In Ambani vs Ambani, big brother has the last laugh

Mukesh Ambani can look back on a year during which he has shaken up the telecom industry, whereas Anil has been selling one business after another to raise cash.
A file photo of PM Narendra Modi campaigning for Gujarat assembly elections

इस जनवरी से ही शुरू हो जाएगा नरेंद्र मोदी का मिशन-2019

मोदी की लोकप्रियता तो बरकारार है लेकिन 2019 के चुनाव से पहले कांग्रेस में नई जान आ जाती है तो ‘कांग्रेस-मुक्त भारत’ का लक्ष्य हासिल करना आसान नहीं रह जाएगा.

Kamala Mills fire shows Mumbai’s governance is worse than Chicago in 1871 or London...

Simply fighting the fire after it breaks out is not the solution. There is a need to reform the city’s own planning systems, norms and inspections.
Cow in Kerala

Even during Holocaust comedy had thrived. But today’s India could not handle Humans of...

We are witnessing a generation of offence-takers who have been taught not to question authority, to mindlessly conform. HoH is their latest victim.
Kamala Mills Compound, Mumbai.

It is not just Mumbai, most of New Delhi’s urban chic places are deadly...

A fire at a restaurant in Mumbai's Kamala Mills compound Thursday night claimed 14 lives. Lack of fire escape routes in buildings and mock fire drills are common in most Indian cities.
Surya kiran air crafts.

India’s out shopping for arms with empty pockets. Can’t afford both more men &...

India invests 30% of capital budget on defence, has sixth biggest defence spend in the world. Large manpower cut, or massive budget increase are only options. With weeks to go before the 2018-19 budget, India’s...
Vijay Rupani being sworn in as Chief Minister of Gujarat (representational image)

Oath to uphold the sovereignty and integrity of India was invented because of DMK...

A committee was set up in 1963 to study separatist movements that were prevalent in India and report ways to neutralise them.

Remembering KPS Gill, the superior cop who saved Punjab for India

Gill was never armed with more than his swagger stick. He said carrying a firearm was an admission of failure by a police officer. Yet, he always fought to win.

Looking up virgin in a dictionary to waging war on Christmas: The A to...

India was so weird in 2017, it took an alphabetic guide to understand it.

Gujarat Elections 2017

A graphic showing newspapers The Hindu, The Indian Express and President APJ Abdul Kalam

When one Indian newspaper handed over its big scoop to a rival

It was the only way to ensure the story wasn't killed. And Spielberg's latest, The Post, brings it back to me.

Talk Point: Can the disqualification of 20 Delhi MLAs trigger public sympathy for AAP?

The Delhi High Court is set to hear the case of disqualification of  20 Aam Aadmi Party MLAs by the nation’s President for holding an office of profit. ThePrint asks experts to weigh in.