Santwana Bhattacharya


Without ever holding a party position, Priyanka Gandhi has always had a key role to play in the affairs of the Congress.

18 hours ago

Pavitra Sriprakash

Don’t hesitate to pick up trash from the shores

Tourist spots, especially city beaches were abuzz with activity during Kaanum Pongal. Tens of thousands of people thronged these hot spots and special enforcements were pressed by police to ensure the

20 Jan 2018

Archanaa Seker

To do all the things ‘ladies’ are not allowed to

Ladies not allowed’ it read in bright red paint.

20 Jan 2018

Balbir Punj

The indian marxist’s role models

Recently, Indian Communists have been going gaga over authoritarian regimes in China and North Korea. Is that the India they want?

20 Jan 2018

The tiny group taking on Apple

Last year, Apple acknowledged that it was using software updates to slow down batteries in its iPhones.

20 Jan 2018

J S Raghavan

The couple making broken ends meet

Parama, short for Parameswaran, was not a ‘bone’fide orthopaedist who breezed through a medical college and took the Hippocratic Oath.

20 Jan 2018

Arunava Banerjee

Blame it on the southern window

I grew up in Darjeeling and a hot summer was naturally alien to my senses. When I was forced to migrate to warmer climates to pursue my higher education, it was a while before I got my first peaceful

19 Jan 2018

Trouble over tongues

At a small town in the foothills of the Carpathian mountains in western Ukraine, nearly everyone speaks Hungarian.

19 Jan 2018

Gautam Pingle

We need leaders, not heroes

A leader who sees himself or is seen as a god or god-like is a disaster imposed on his people

19 Jan 2018

E Sethuramalingam

She breathed her last on my lap

The other day, a newspaper carried a report on the passing away of an old woman. What was special therein, you may wonder.

18 Jan 2018

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