Wednesday, 30 November, 2022
TopicTears

Topic: Tears

Dogs experience happy tears when reuniting with their owners, finds new study

A group of Japanese scientists have found that dogs get teary-eyed due to oxytocin released after reuniting with their owners, thereby strengthening the interspecies bond.

Dear people, I am an Indian crocodile who is getting a very bad name these days: Shobhaa De

My weight and height are very impressive. I can reach up to 10 feet and walk on water when required. Please don’t ask about my chest measurements.

There’s something about politicians who cry. And Modi almost always tears up over Gujarat

Crying in public isn't an ‘art’ that is restricted to Modi. From Panneerselvam to Sheila Dikshit to Jaya Bachchan, the list is long.

When Modi cries, it connects him to the poor farmers and the jobless youth

When men cry, it tends to jolt many around. Sadly, when women cry, in a gender-skewed society, people tend to say its ok.

Modi’s not alone, other ‘tough’ leaders have also shed tears

From former US President Obama to Russian premier Putin and even UP CM Yogi Adityanath, many political leaders have broken down in front of the cameras.

On Camera

YourTurn

In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
File photo of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar | Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via Reuters

Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.