Ananda Majumdar
Ruminations: Out of the shadow The Election Commission's order earlier this week, granting the 'cycle' symbol to Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav's faction in the party, has proved to be the final denouement of the Samaj
Jemima Raman
Newsmaker of the Week: Candidate becomes Prez Brace yourselves; the era of the politically incorrect is here. The day has come and Donald the Trump is the 45th president of the United States of America.
Sandeep Bamzai
Disequilibrium: The cleansing & the yearning As Twitter trolls went about their ugly business against Zaira Wasim, the young Kashmiri girl who played Geeta Phogat Junior with such elan and aplomb in Dangal, the intolerance debate saw the volume
Payal Dhar
Gizmo Geek: Geoblade Surfing on land Hoverboards have got a bit of a bad rap in recent times. Just last year, the US Consumer Products Safety Commission issued a recall of over half a million such devices citing fire hazards.
Shubha Singh
Diplomatic enclave: Protectionism & globalisation As the West turns increasingly inward looking with Brexit and the new US President Donald Trump’s America first stance, it is the Asian powers that are rooting for globalisation.
Ranjit Bhushan
Fifth Columnist : Advantage Kejriwal In an assembly election season, when speculation and the ongoing family drama in UP has dominated the political discourse and the headlines, some goings on in smaller Punjab, may well hold the key to
DC Pathak
Spy’s eye: The role of National Intelligence The first internationally televised press conference of Donald Trump as the President-elect of US was devoted to explaining how due diligence had gone into the process of selection of his cabinet team
Ritwik Mukherjee
NavAlt’s solar and electrical boats would change water transport system in the country A B-Tech in naval architecture from IIT Madras & MBA from INSEAD, Sandith Thandasherry founded NavAlt Solar & Electrical Boats with equity participations from Alternatives Energies (France) and EVE Sy
D Govardan
Modi returns Panneerselvam empty-handed The statewide protests, demanding the lifting of ban on Jallikattu, intensified on Th­u­rsday in Tamil Nadu, after the meeting of chief minister O Panneerselvam with PM Narendra Modi in New Delhi fail
Subhash Narayan
Budget might halve cess on crude to 10% The government may halve the cess on domestic crude from 20 per cent to 10 per cent to prevent loss of revenue for exploration companies at a time when global oil prices have started inching upwards a