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Sridevi Special: The actress who lived 50 years on silver screen no more

Sridevi's passing away comes as a bolt from the blue, a rude shock that will take time to sink in.

27 Feb 2018

Even before the Madurai Meenakshi Temple incident, the Srirangam Temple management had taken several precautionary measures to handle fire-related emergencies. | Express Photo Service
Trichy Srirangam Temple well ahead of other shrines in fire safety measures

Tiruchy is renowned for its temples. M S Thanaraj visits three of popular shrines in the city and finds the vast Srirangam Temple way ahead of the others in implementing fire safety and other emergenc

15 Feb 2018

Stacks of wooden and bamboo poles and bundles of ropes within the Ekambareshwarar Temple complex paint a scary picture  | Sunish P Surindran
Poor safety measures in Tamil Nadu temples is still a burning issue

The premises of the majestic Ekambareshwarar temple are clean, but it ticks all the wrong boxes when it comes to fire safety

14 Feb 2018

The Natarajar Temple committee ensures safety measures are in place. | (G Pattabiraman | EPS)
No hurdles in the way for pilgrims’ progress to Lord Natarajar’s abode 

At a time when shops inside temple complexes are being criticised for cluttering the worship places and becoming fire hazards, the Chidambaram temple in the district has earned some pats on the back f

13 Feb 2018

The East Tower of Meenakshi Temple, Madurai which was engulfed in fire. | Express Photo Services
Not only Madurai's Meenakshi Temple, many religious shrines in Tamil Nadu lack fire safety

A simple check on Peruvudaiyar Koil, popularly known as Thanjavur Big Temple, has shown that it lacks on-site firefighting equipment and emergency exits.

13 Feb 2018

British actor Roger Moore(L) Bollywood actor Om Puri (C) and Vinod Khanna(L)
From Om Puri to Gauri Lankesh: Famous personalities who left us in 2017

2017 witnessed the loss of several stalwarts from various fields whose contributions the world can never forget. Here are some of those famous figures who left us too soon.

31 Dec 2017

Rahul Gandhi is the new president of the Congress party. (Twitter | INCIndia)
TNIE online survey: This is not the right time for Rahul Gandhi's elevation, 46 per cent respondents say

An online survey conducted by newindianexpress.com had over 2600 participants in which 46 per cent, felt that this was not the right time for Rahul Gandhi to take charge as Congress president.

16 Dec 2017

From George Yule to Annie Besant: A brief look at the foreigners who served as Congress presidents

Here is a brief look at those five foreigners, who held the reins of the party in its 132-year-old history.

16 Dec 2017

Rahul Gandhi has been elected as the President of the Indian National Congress. (File | PTI)
Rahul Gandhi - The rise of a political scion

As the Indian National Congress gears up for the change in leadership, here’s a look at the scion of Indian politics’ first family.

11 Dec 2017

Congress Party president Sonia Gandhi, vice-president Rahul Gandhi. (File Photo  | PTI)
As Sonia Gandhi passes the baton to Rahul, here is a look back at the longest-serving Congress president

From being Rajiv Gandhi’s foreign-origin wife to being the longest-serving chief of the Congress, Sonia’s life has seen its fair share of ups and downs.

04 Dec 2017

How do you see Rahul Gandhi's probable elevation as Congress President? Take this survey to tell us

Let us know what you think about the change in leadership of India's oldest party by taking this survey.

24 Nov 2017

The poster of Bhansali's 'Padmavati'.
A timeline of the Padmavati row: From shooting spot vandalism to threats directed at Deepika Padukone, here's all you need to know

The timeline shows the events in the struggle that the makers of the film have been facing. 

24 Nov 2017

One year since note ban, a report card from the people: Over 50% see demonetisation favourably

Three days ago, newindianexpress.com put out 10 survey questions for you, the reader, to give your take on demonetisation.

08 Nov 2017

Experience the first 50 days after demonetisation through 50 exclusive stories from TNIE

Here are 50 stories by our team from across the country that captures how lives and livelihoods were impacted after demonetisation during the first 50 days.

07 Nov 2017

Man in the red mud: Hyderabad still remnant of wrestling traditions

In the south, Hyderabad is among the few cities that still have a remnant of the mud wrestling tradition that used to be popular until the 1970s. But only a few akharas survive today.

06 Nov 2017

Give your take on demonetisation: Here are 10 survey questions

It's been a year since demonetisation was introduced on November 8, 2016. What's the impact of removing 86 percent currency from circulation and replacing it with bigger denomination notes? Tell us

04 Nov 2017

70 years of Kashmir accession: War, peace and insurgency

Even after 70 years of Kashmir’s accession to India, the dispute between India and Pakistan over the state continues. Here is a throwback to key dates in the recent history of Kashmir

26 Oct 2017

Deepika Padukone (top), Angelina Jolie (bottom left) and Jim Carrey (bottom right). (File Photos)
World Mental Health Day | You're not alone; Deepika Padukone, Jim Carrey and Angelina Jolie too battled depression 

On World Mental Health Day today, let's understand and de-stigmatise mental illness, and be inspired by the stories of well-known stars like Michal Phelps, Ellen Degeneres and others. 

10 Oct 2017

17 attacks by cow vigilantes just in the six months of 2017: Here's a recall of the mob violence 

From January to June, a total of 17 cases have been registered, out of which 60% of the cases are cow-related violence against Muslims. 

04 Jul 2017

September 7,2016: Iphone 7, plus- The Iphone 7 was the most touted Apple product expected this year and going by predictions, Apple revamped the Iphone 7 and 7 plus with enhanced camera, Audio and Video features that most looking from a premium headset want.
The Apple iPhone celebrates a decade

Take a walk down memory lane as we show you glimpses from the ten-year history of one of the world's greatest smartphones.

01 Jul 2017

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Why do women get sexually assaulted? It’s a display of power, reveals NIE survey

We conducted a survey, both online and in person by recording videos, to get a pulse of the people and to get them to examine their own beliefs about women and their roles in society.

31 Jan 2017