Nov 1, 2014 03:31 PM , By Sowmiya Ashok
It resembles a birthday party from the outside. Colourful balloons hang from printed cloth that is bunched together at the ends and the fabric that lines the two sides of the entrance to this East Delhi gaushala (cow shelter) flaps in the mid-morning bree
Oct 31, 2014 09:38 AM , By Rukmini S
What going it alone after 25 years shows about the strength about the BJP The BJP’s performance in the Maharashtra Assembly elections was nothing short of spectacular. To go from 46 seats and 14 per cent vote share to 122 seats and 28 per cent vot
Oct 31, 2014 09:27 AM , By Bincy Mathew
The Narendra Modi government has taken several decisions which have drawn the ire of few alert citizens, but many are oblivious to the implications. In the run up to the general elections of 2014, opinions were expressed against BJP’s plank of the
Oct 30, 2014 06:08 PM , By T. Ramachandran
India has been a leading contributor to UN peacekeeping operations. And it has also paid the price for peacekeeping in terms of casualties. The death toll: India and some other countries The UN Missions that accounted for the Indian casualt
Oct 18, 2014 02:13 PM , By Rukmini S.
New data on commuting shows how money affects where you go to work Armed with some new data on incomes, I went back to look at commutes in India, something I’d looked at late last year. All data here is from the 2011-12 National Sample Survey, the
Oct 16, 2014 03:32 PM , By Meena Menon
When you visit the home of Mirza Ghalib in Ballimaran, preserved for posterity as a Heritage Building (proudly announced on a plaque outside), the last thing you expect is a few mops propped up against some of his finest poetry. On the walls, apart from a
Oct 13, 2014 09:54 PM , By Nivedita Ganguly
Giving a minute-by-minute account meant that you are a witness to each moment in the disaster as it unfolds. A home by the beachside is a dream which I had nurtured for several years. But the very dream turned into a nightmare on that fateful Sunday, as
Oct 10, 2014 04:56 PM , By Arvind Krish Bala
It was well past mid-night. Actually, it was two-to-two. Purasawalkam High Road, which was once a sprawling road with trams plying, had a ravaged and desolate look. An old man with a big, balding head and thick-framed spectacles was feeling lonely. Seem
Oct 6, 2014 04:40 PM , By T. Ramachandran
The World Wildlife Fund's 10th edition of “The Living Planet Report” paints an ecological picture that shows the earth in a state of poor health. In per capita terms, the lifestyle of an Indian places less demands on the ecosystem than that
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