People  /  Published 05.05.22

Like Indira Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi too regarded Pranab Mukherjee as a living encyclopaedia

He was also Sonia Gandhi’s closest advisor when Sharad Pawar, P.A. Sangma and Tariq Anwar revolted against her on the ground of her foreign origins. It is believed that the drafts of all letters...

Lifestyle  /  Published 26.04.22

Why historic blunder? Because history does not give such opportunity: Jyoti Basu

In May 2004, Basu would explain why he had called his party’s decision a historic blunder. “Yes, I still think it was a historic blunder,” he said while speaking to Shekhar Gupta, th...

India  /  Published 15.02.22

Voices of support for MediaOne

Politicians and civil society members on Monday joined journalists in demanding restoration of the transmission licence of Malayalam channel MediaOne News. “We hope that in the current instance...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 24.01.22

UK thrust on Ukraine

Britain has seized the world’s attention by accusing President Vladimir V. Putin of plotting to install a pro-Russian leader in Ukraine, a dramatic late-night announcement on Saturday that insta...
By New York Times News Service in London

People  /  Published 07.01.22

Sportsperson-politicians who have worn two hats at once

The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom between 1970 and 1974 and a British Parliamentarian for more than five decades, Heath was a passionate yachtsman throughout his life. In 1971, Heath led Britai...
By Priyam Marik


India  /  Published 31.12.21

J&K leaders stand up to ‘bully’ cops

A police spokesperson said the SIT had come across “several posts on media from some political leaders and family members (of the victims) wherein they have cast doubt upon the evidence obtained...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Sports  /  Published 10.08.21

Nation reclaims its medallists with uninhibited adulation

By Our Bureau and Agencies

India  /  Published 16.07.21

Rahul gets chatty on Twitter

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday signalled a shift in his social media outreach, going from mostly commentative to conversational with this simple poser: "I'm wondering what you guys ar...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 04.01.19

Mass data raid on German politicians

 Personal data and documents from hundreds of German politicians and public figures have been published online, in what appears one of the most far-reaching cyber attacks in a country that has be...
By Reuters in Berlin

Opinion  /  Published 03.05.19

When did the pope last visit a beauty salon?

Sir — Thou shalt not gossip, the pope recently told a group of beauticians who met him on a pilgrimage. But the pope seems to be speaking of the salons of yore, where customers had to spend hours to...


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