The Queen of England’s refusal to attend the 2010 Commonwealth Games’ inauguration ceremony should be good news for the authorities for two reasons (God save the prez, The Pundit, June 1).
It’s not just the current generation that’s been bitten by the Twitter bug. Within a day of joining the micro-blogging website, Asha Bhosle has already tweeted 62 times.
Never-ending travel, covert shoots for breaking stories and features on the big guns keep a video journalist always on the move. Vimal Chander Joshi tells you more.
The World Cup’s here again. But India’s participation in international football remains a distant dream. Blame it on the lack of democratisation of the sport. Rajdeep Sardesai elaborates.
Instead of debating on who let Union Carbide boss Warren Anderson out, let’s ask the real question: why did it take 26 years for the State to wake up to the plight of Bhopal? Asks Rajdeep Sardesai.
Rajdeep Sardesai in Readjust the focus (Beyond The Byte, June 25) rightly blamed successive governments of Madhya Pradesh for not doing enough to ease the troubles of the victims of the Bhopal gas tragedy.
The recent Bharat bandh protesting the price rise lacked the involvement of the middle-class. Is it cynicism that keeps us away from politics? writes Rajdeep Sardesai.
This refers to Rajdeep Sardesai’s article An age of apathy (Beyond The Byte, July 7).
Namita Bhandare’s views on the lack of basic requirement of life, like clean air, water, or security for women, in Delhi were impressive (Let’s get the basics right, Another Day, July 10).
External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna on Wednesday expressed his displeasure with Home Secretary G.K. Pillai for his comments just ahead of the Indo-Pak foreign ministers’ meet on July 15. Krishna said the timing was very unfortunate, directly blaming Pillai for spoiling the atmosphere of the talks. HT reports.
The Bellary brothers first used money to subvert the system and then become a part of it. Their success is inspiring political entrepreneurs in other states to take the same route to power, writes Rajdeep Sardesai.
With reference to the report Games supporters are evil, says Aiyar (July 28), the senior Congress leader's remarks are shocking.
The financial frauds surrounding the IPL and the Commonwealth Games are a symptom of a wider crisis confronting India, writes Rajdeep Sardesai.
The editorial Rallying with ire in Bengal (Our Take, August 10) was only mildly critical of Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee’s unbecoming conduct.
This was no ordinary book launch where the author just gave an insight of his new book, in fact, it was one of the most intellectual debates on the hottest topic of this decade.