In cricket's universe bookies are hitchhikers adept in all sorts of tantra. Rahul Karmakar
By focusing on the problem of Eastern European immigrants, the UKIP has taken away the heat from Indian migration. Dipankar De Sarkar
Personal computers are not going to win political parties the votes they so actively seek. An inclusive society is now their only chance. Samar Halarnkar writes.
Excessive control and irresponsible criticism has contributed in the paralysis of some Indian private universities. Santosh Choubey
Maternal health, reproductive health and family planning must be integrated into one plan that recognises woman’s health as a basic right, writes Poonam Muttreja.
Through both his reel and real works, Balraj Sahni helped uplift people who were exploited. He also played a pivotal role in the establishment of socialism. Sitaram Yechury
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.
Success means many wonderful, positive things. It means personal prosperity, a fine home, vacations, travel, new things, financial security and giving your children maximum advantages. David J Schwartz 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.
There was a time when cricket looked upon T20 as a saviour. However, following revelations of another major corruption scandal in the lavish spending Indian T20 league, officials must now be wondering about the wisdom of opening up more fixing avenues to the crooks. Ian Chappell
The ticking time-bomb that the Indian T20 league was, has finally exploded to tear to smithereens the facade of well-being the `paid servants' of the Board have been trying to build for Indian cricket for the last few years. Pradeep Magazine
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.