The New Indian Express - The Sunday Standard - http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/ http://www.newindianexpress.com/ RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 01:30:37 +0530 Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:32:33 +0530 The Sunday Standard Railways Trashes Old Projects for New Cause http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/Railways-Trashes-Old-Projects-for-New-Cause/article2536264.ece The Indian Railways is all set for a major financial makeover as the country’s largest public transporter is mulling to drop 160 projects, mostly starting new lines, worth over Rs 1 lakh crore as they have not moved beyond the drawing board. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:07:14 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/Railways-Trashes-Old-Projects-for-New-Cause/article2536264.ece Media Coup: Uddhav Muzzles Thackeray's Man Friday Raut http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/Media-Coup-Uddhav-Muzzles-Thackerays-Man-Friday-Raut/article2536284.ece Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray allowed senior party leader Sanjay Raut to occupy the seat right next to him as they remembered late Bal Thackeray on his death anniversary on November 17. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:07:14 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/Media-Coup-Uddhav-Muzzles-Thackerays-Man-Friday-Raut/article2536284.ece BJP Veteran to Play Big Brother Between AP and T Chief Ministers http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/BJP-Veteran-to-Play-Big-Brother-Between-AP-and-T-Chief-Ministers/article2536306.ece Not many people know that the newly-inducted Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment Bandaru Dattatreya had played a key role in strengthening the then Telangana movement, which forced the erstwhile UPA government to deliver statehood to Telangana. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:07:14 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/BJP-Veteran-to-Play-Big-Brother-Between-AP-and-T-Chief-Ministers/article2536306.ece House Set for Fireworks as Govt Readies for Face-Off with Opposition http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/House-Set-for-Fireworks-as-Govt-Readies-for-Face-Off-with-Opposition/article2536228.ece There are two parallel but interrelated trends that will likely leave their mark on the month-long Winter Session of Parliament which begins on Monday. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:07:13 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/House-Set-for-Fireworks-as-Govt-Readies-for-Face-Off-with-Opposition/article2536228.ece Search for Successor is Pursuit of Credibility http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/Search-for-Successor-is-Pursuit-of-Credibility/article2536235.ece The names of several senior officers are doing the round for the post of the new CBI chief as Rajit Sinha retires on December 2. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:07:13 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/Search-for-Successor-is-Pursuit-of-Credibility/article2536235.ece DRDO Chariot Runs Into Controversy http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/DRDO-Chariot-Runs-Into-Controversy/article2536240.ece The Defence Research and Development Organisation’s (DRDO) latest showpiece production is no state-of-the art scientific equipment but a silver chariot meant for a temple in Maharashtra.  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:07:13 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/DRDO-Chariot-Runs-Into-Controversy/article2536240.ece Traditional Tunes of Talent http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/Traditional-Tunes-of-Talent/article2536206.ece Practice for him is his prayer. Before santoor maestro Pt. Bhajan Sopori slips into sleep, he tunes into his instrument to end the day on musical notes of ragas and rhythms. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:07:12 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/Traditional-Tunes-of-Talent/article2536206.ece Radio War Signals Start of AAP, BJP Campaign in Delhi http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/Radio-War-Signals-Start-of-AAP-BJP-Campaign-in-Delhi/article2536213.ece “Namashkar main Arvind Kejriwal bol raha hoon. Akhirkar unhe dilli vidhansabha bhang karni padi.” (Greetings! I am Arvind Kejriwal. Finally they had to dissolve the Delhi assembly) Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:07:12 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/Radio-War-Signals-Start-of-AAP-BJP-Campaign-in-Delhi/article2536213.ece Art of Luxe Shopping http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/Art-of-Luxe-Shopping/article2536201.ece Defence Colony is the mecca of fashion these days in the capital. Rohit Gandhi and Rahul Khanna launched their plush flagship store with much pomp and show where the elite crowd turned up. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:07:12 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/Art-of-Luxe-Shopping/article2536201.ece An Uncaged Parrot? http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/An-Uncaged-Parrot/article2536185.ece That time of suspense has arrived again at CGO Complex, the offices of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:07:11 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/An-Uncaged-Parrot/article2536185.ece Move Over Missile, DRDO on Rath Yatra http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/Move-Over-Missile-DRDO-on-Rath-Yatra/article2536188.ece You will be surprised to know where India’s premier defence research organisation has been spending its time and resources. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:07:11 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/Move-Over-Missile-DRDO-on-Rath-Yatra/article2536188.ece Packing in Some Good Picnic Cheer http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/Packing-in-Some-Good-Picnic-Cheer/article2536192.ece Besides the love Aditi Kapoor and Ruchi Sibal, founders and directors of New Delhi Palate Fest 2014, share for their respective children, food is the other thing that binds both mothers in a seamless bond together. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:07:11 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/Packing-in-Some-Good-Picnic-Cheer/article2536192.ece Bulgari's Second Coming http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/Bulgaris-Second-Coming/article2536203.ece Luxury jewellery brand Bulgari entered the Indian luxury market years ago, but wound up shop and now after a hiatus of two years Bulgari reopened at DLF Emporio. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:07:10 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/Bulgaris-Second-Coming/article2536203.ece Explosion of Electronica http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/Explosion-of-Electronica/article2536196.ece City boy and electronic music producer Killwish aka DJ Navendu refuses to take off his gas-mask even when he speaks to us for this interview. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:07:10 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/Explosion-of-Electronica/article2536196.ece Big Hindu Family Leaves India for Bharat http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/Big-Hindu-Family-Leaves-India-for-Bharat/article2536211.ece At the ongoing World Hindu Congress, the global Hindu is setting the tone for resurgence and re-emergence by firming the ground for cultural awakening . Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:07:09 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/Big-Hindu-Family-Leaves-India-for-Bharat/article2536211.ece Parliament's Winter Session Billed For Action http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/Parliaments-Winter-Session-Billed-For-Action/article2536215.ece Moved by criticism, Center has prepared a 49-page note on legislative and other proposals to give step-wise details about bills. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:07:09 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/Parliaments-Winter-Session-Billed-For-Action/article2536215.ece Nitish Watches Back As Manjhi Finds His Niche http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/Nitish-Watches-Back-As-Manjhi-Finds-His-Niche/article2536233.ece Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi is slowly turning out to be a Frankenstein for his political master and senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:07:09 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/Nitish-Watches-Back-As-Manjhi-Finds-His-Niche/article2536233.ece Law Panel Bats For Shared Parental Custody as Divorce Rate Spikes http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/Law-Panel-Bats-For-Shared-Parental-Custody-as-Divorce-Rate-Spikes/article2536238.ece Children are the worst affected when parents split and the number of divorce cases in India has been rising rapidly. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:07:08 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/Law-Panel-Bats-For-Shared-Parental-Custody-as-Divorce-Rate-Spikes/article2536238.ece Guns N' Roses: Terror Strikes Them Young http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/Guns-N-Roses-Terror-Strikes-Them-Young/article2536249.ece In a chilling report, intelligence agencies tracking the pugmarks of Burdwan jihadis have confirmed that Simulia madrassas in West Bengal were indoctrinating young girls into hatred and violence. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:07:08 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/Guns-N-Roses-Terror-Strikes-Them-Young/article2536249.ece Mascot PM Hardsells BJP in Poll-Bound States http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/Mascot-PM-Hardsells-BJP-in-Poll-Bound-States/article2536278.ece Saffron party carries forward general elections canvassing template, sells Modi to voters in Jharkhand, J&K only this time as as global leader. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:07:08 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/Mascot-PM-Hardsells-BJP-in-Poll-Bound-States/article2536278.ece DMK Fears Rajni Magic will Break Political Spell http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/DMK-Fears-Rajni-Magic-will-Break-Political-Spell/article2536319.ece This is no sweet music to DMK and no wonder it is rattled, though none in the party with an ageing leadership would admit this Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:07:07 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/DMK-Fears-Rajni-Magic-will-Break-Political-Spell/article2536319.ece Scissors and Glue Take Over Sadar Bazaar http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/Scissors-and-Glue-Take-Over-Sadar-Bazaar/article2536296.ece As Delhi gears up for assembly elections to be held early next year, the shopkeepers in the Capital’s accessories wholesale market are readying too. And Modi is the flavour of the season. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:07:07 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/Scissors-and-Glue-Take-Over-Sadar-Bazaar/article2536296.ece 'Cradle of Saints' Title Beckons God's Own Country http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/Cradle-of-Saints-Title-Beckons-Gods-Own-Country/article2536332.ece If you thought canonisation of two blessed souls from the state—Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Mother Euphrasia—scheduled to be held on Sunday was wonderful enough, think again. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:07:06 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/2014/11/23/Cradle-of-Saints-Title-Beckons-Gods-Own-Country/article2536332.ece Self-anointed Middlemen Pose Greater Threat to Hindutva than Gun-toting Jihadis http://www.newindianexpress.com/prabhu_chawla/columns/2014/11/23/Self-anointed-Middlemen-Pose-Greater-Threat-to-Hindutva-than-Gun-toting-Jihadis/article2536151.ece Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:00:00 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/prabhu_chawla/columns/2014/11/23/Self-anointed-Middlemen-Pose-Greater-Threat-to-Hindutva-than-Gun-toting-Jihadis/article2536151.ece Circus Clowns at the Gate, But Modi Citadel Remains Unfazed http://www.newindianexpress.com/columns/2014/11/23/Circus-Clowns-at-the-Gate-But-Modi-Citadel-Remains-Unfazed/article2536152.ece Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:00:00 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/columns/2014/11/23/Circus-Clowns-at-the-Gate-But-Modi-Citadel-Remains-Unfazed/article2536152.ece Myopic Congress Must Widen View http://www.newindianexpress.com/columns/kamlendra_kanwar/2014/11/23/Myopic-Congress-Must-Widen-View/article2536153.ece Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:00:00 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/columns/kamlendra_kanwar/2014/11/23/Myopic-Congress-Must-Widen-View/article2536153.ece Love Aaj Kal… Factoids from History for Team Obama http://www.newindianexpress.com/columns/shankkar_aiyar/2014/11/23/Love-Aaj-Kal…-Factoids-from-History-for-Team-Obama/article2536154.ece Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:00:00 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/columns/shankkar_aiyar/2014/11/23/Love-Aaj-Kal…-Factoids-from-History-for-Team-Obama/article2536154.ece Ebola Africa's Worry, Not Ours http://www.newindianexpress.com/columns/v_sudarshan/2014/11/23/Ebola-Africas-Worry-Not-Ours/article2536156.ece Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:00:00 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/columns/v_sudarshan/2014/11/23/Ebola-Africas-Worry-Not-Ours/article2536156.ece If Tomorrow Never Comes http://www.newindianexpress.com/columns/shampa_dhar-Kamath/2014/11/23/If-Tomorrow-Never-Comes/article2536158.ece Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:00:00 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/columns/shampa_dhar-Kamath/2014/11/23/If-Tomorrow-Never-Comes/article2536158.ece Speed and Quality Mark the Growth of SE Asia's Infrastructure. Why Are We Where We Are? http://www.newindianexpress.com/columns/t_j_s_george/2014/11/23/Speed-and-Quality-Mark-the-Growth-of-SE-Asias-Infrastructure.-Why-Are-We-Where-We-Are/article2536159.ece Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:00:00 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/columns/t_j_s_george/2014/11/23/Speed-and-Quality-Mark-the-Growth-of-SE-Asias-Infrastructure.-Why-Are-We-Where-We-Are/article2536159.ece Method Diminishes the Idea http://www.newindianexpress.com/columns/ravi_shankar/2014/11/23/Method-Diminishes-the-Idea/article2536160.ece Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:00:00 +0530 http://www.newindianexpress.com/columns/ravi_shankar/2014/11/23/Method-Diminishes-the-Idea/article2536160.ece