The key quality of a great storyteller is his or her ability to have the reader rooting for a character that the latter despises in real life.
16 Jan 2019 1:31 AM
In comparison, the EWS quota is rather miserly, at less than 50 per cent (quota of 10 per cent for a population share of 21 per cent).
16 Jan 2019 12:20 AM
Media independence is bartered or jeopardised usually only when a journalist or the institution he or she works for nurses other ambitions.
15 Jan 2019 12:08 AM
China is under stiff criticism for its alleged persecution of religious and ethnic minorities, especially Uighur Muslims.
15 Jan 2019 12:04 AM
The tales are many but they shall have to wait until after retirement — and perhaps never be told.
14 Jan 2019 12:05 AM
The upper castes do play an important role in the politics of the northern Indian states, but this impact is limited to some extent.
14 Jan 2019 12:00 AM
The CVC finding is that it could not look into these allegations for want of time, and that further inquiry is needed.
13 Jan 2019 2:05 AM
The LoC trade was as popular in Jammu as it was in the Valley, and its popularity cut across political and religious divides.
13 Jan 2019 12:00 AM
The Indian establishment nevertheless needs to be more sensitive of Bangladeshi sentiments and aspirations.
12 Jan 2019 12:05 AM
The Narendra Modi-led BJP is depicting a nightmare that would be India’s fate if an “unstable, non-ideological coalition” is placed at its helm.
11 Jan 2019 12:10 AM
When compared to rich countries like the UK, Germany, France or Spain, India appears poor in economic terms.
10 Jan 2019 6:58 AM
AASU is not amused at the timing of the Union Cabinet’s move to set up the committee to look into Clause 6 of the Assam Accord.
10 Jan 2019 12:10 AM
It is by no means only men, though, who construe menstruation as “unclean”, nor is the phenomenon restricted to Hindu culture.
10 Jan 2019 12:00 AM
India’s politicians, particularly in state governments, feel disempowered versus foreign companies.
09 Jan 2019 5:02 AM
Even the New National Party, the remnant of the party that built apartheid, and Mandela roundly condemned the song.
09 Jan 2019 2:25 AM
Afghan national security adviser Hamdullah Mohib was in India on January 3-6 for parleys with India’s NSA Ajit Doval.
08 Jan 2019 12:00 AM
The BJP’s defeat in these Assembly elections, popularly referred to as the “semi-final” before 2019, has certainly made the “final” more interesting.
07 Jan 2019 1:00 AM
The PPP and PML-N have been cleverer in their relentless focus on Imran, but PPP and N-League attacks are hardly going to hurt Imran.
07 Jan 2019 12:54 AM
Nazi domination of the German film industry is the supreme example of the usage of films to subserve the fascist national program.
06 Jan 2019 12:22 AM
Jammu’s secession from J&K may be a distant prospect. Meanwhile, a lot of damage will be done by this communal agitation against the Valley.
06 Jan 2019 12:16 AM