Minhaz Merchant

Kashmir needs a fresh strategy

The PDP-BJP alliance of (mis)governance is the latest blight to descend on the long-suffering Valley

15 Feb 2018

Another pale blue dot

“Look again at that dot. That’s here. That’s home. That’s us.

15 Feb 2018

Ayyasseri Raveendranath

Close encounters of the Naxal kind

It happened around the 1970s when the Naxal movement was in full play in Kerala. Blood-curdling stories of Naxalites chopping off the heads of some landlords were doing the rounds and people were scar

15 Feb 2018

Sharanya Manivannan

Why limit to whispers when you can do justice with the List?

Last week, a young male spoken word poet based in Mumbai was alleged to have sexually harassed teenage girls.

15 Feb 2018

Divya Purushotham

Breeze through night shifts with these tips

Of late, night shifts have become very common and everybody has at least one person in their circle, who works on such shifts.

15 Feb 2018

Rajeev Tamhankar

New entrepreneurs, learn to manage your work-life balance

L­ast week we discussed about how to prioritise tasks. Today, we will be talking about routine management — a problem that most entrepreneurs frequently face.

15 Feb 2018

Archanaa Seker

A dressing down for laughter & drinks

If there were to be a nomination for ‘The Week of Mansplaining’, I would choose the past week, hands down.

14 Feb 2018

V Ravichandar

The city proposes, the state disposes

There is an upcoming state budget this Friday. With an election around the corner, this budget will be a positive self-appraisal and a statement of intent.

14 Feb 2018

Controversial couscous

Could a plate of couscous warm up relations between wary North African nations? A drive to win coveted UNESCO status for the dish could at least get them talking around the same table

14 Feb 2018

J S Raghavan

Clash of cymbals to all-round laughter

In the early sixties, when I was  twenty and a visitor to Calcutta, a lean, bent by age guest to my sister’s place resembling the maestro S D Burman invited me to attend a bhajan at his residence.

14 Feb 2018

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