Columnists

Ranjit Bhushan
Fifth Columnist: Get the mayors back

The state of municipal administration in India is such that urban planning needs a radical rethink, a cataclysmic change both at the level of ideas and execution of plans, to reach a stage where sm

Shona Adhikari
THE GOLDEN SANDSTONES OF JAISALMER

I remember my first view of Jaisal’s Fort — it literally took my breath away, even though I had seen umpteen photographs knowing what it would look like.

Ritwik Mukherjee
Bold & Beautiful

What do presiding deities, Amitabh Bachchan, Virat Kohli, Shah Rukh Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Varun Dhawan and a host of others have in common?

Sandeep Bamzai
Kashmir Files: HOW NEHRU SCUTTLED THE PLEBISCITE ADMINISTRATOR

A vituperative and highly damaging speech at Mujahid Manzil on July 10, 1953 set the tone and tenor of Sheikh Abdullah's future relationship with India.

Ranjan Das
Screen Savour: India calling

Australian director Baz Luhrmann, while discussing his 2001 musical Moulin Ro­uge, acknowledged the influence Bollywood had on his film: “…2000 members, hi­gh comedy, high tragedy, br­other kills b

Sangeetha G.
Purchases via credit cards higher than debit cards during festive days

Despite the increasing availability of credit, Indians still believe in household savings and a vast number of people are reluctant to splurge on credit.

Falaknaaz Syed
Bond losses to impact Q3 of public sector banks

Lower treasury gains and losses due to falling bond prices and elevated provisioning on the back of ageing of bad loans and on cases referred to National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) will continue t

Sangeetha G.
I-T sleuths raid Joyalukkas stores

As part of increasing the scrutiny on jeweller community across the country, income tax (I-T) raids were held in over 125 locations of south-based jewellery cha­ins, including Joyalukkas, on W

Michael Gonsalves
Hyundai brings in NextGen Verna

Hyundai Motor, India’s second biggest carmaker by sales on Wednesday introduced two new variants with 1.4 litre new kappa dual VTVT petrol engine in the new 5th generation sedan Verna to boost sale

Michael Gonsalves
Bajaj unveils 2018 Discover 110 and 125

Bajaj Auto, India’s third biggest motorcycle maker by sales, on Wednesday launched the new 2018 Bajaj Discover 110 and the refreshed Discover 125 motorcycles in India to boost sales.

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