Sharif is committed to picking up from where Vajpayee and he left off around 14 years ago. The political class in India should not let him down, writes Vinod Sharma
Before the current spot-fixing scam and the match-fixing scam that broke in 2000, the biggest controversy in cricket in India happened in 1976 when England's fast bowler John Lever was found using Vaseline, allegedly to get more ‘swing,’ by umpire Judah Reuben of Bombay who died in 2006. Ayaz Memon writes.
India and Pakistan must delink economic engagement from strategic issues. Reshma Patil writes.
Given its clear leadership in vaccine manufacturing, India must take a lead role in finding an Aids preventive. Oscar Fernandes writes.
The Chinese Premier reached India on May 19 evening. While he is in India, New Delhi must keep in mind that China has used its economic ties to armtwist many nations, writes Jayadeva Ranade
Unless you’ve been living under a rock in some remote medieval outpost like, say, Kolkata, you’re aware of the latest blow inflicted upon the noble character of the T20 by Rajasthan Royals bowler and part-time item number, Sreesanth. Ashish Shakya writes.
Whenever your banker asks you to sign a document, read it first. Don’t let your aversion to filling up a form or reading a lengthy document get the better of you and sign on the dotted line without reading the document. Pushpa Girimaji writes.
With news of alleged unwholesome doings in a major Indian religion, cricket, a Jataka comes to mind that combines stories normally associated with the two epics. Renuka Narayanan reports.
If your love is measured by the speed of your reply, rethink the girlfriend, not the smartphone!
Indian industry looks forward to the visit of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to New Delhi which is expected to deliver significant results, especially as it is the new head’s first overseas tour. Chandrajit Banerjee reports.
If you’re part of the city’s drinking community, chances are you’ve either been to Janata Bar in Bandra (West) or you’ve thought of checking it out but reached after 9 pm and didn’t get a table.
Since March 2012, thousands of postcards addressed to the Prime Minister’s Office in New Delhi have been sent from cities and small towns in the country that has Sindhi-speaking residents. Manoj R Nair writes.
Baz Luhrman’s $125 million extravaganza The Great Gatsby has opened in the US to mixed reviews. Bachchan, even in a small role in Hollywood, lends an extra dimension to it. Sidharth Bhatia writes.
We are a medieval nation with medieval male conduct, archaic laws, a pretence of democracy touted so pompously by our mandarins, political leaders and cultural czars. Let’s look at penalties that will deter all sexual crimes. Sanjoy Hazarika
The United States immigration reform bill pleases no one, but may displease too few to perish before it remakes the American dream, writes Rashmee Roshan Lall