Sunday Edition

Life laid bare

Sunday, 28 Dec 2014 | Ananya Borgohain | in Agenda

We have had autobiographies written by Indira Goswami, Kamala Das Chattopadhyay, Amrita Pritam, Kiran Bedi, Mary Kom etc. but Indian women, to a large extent, have yet to come out of their shell and dare to narrate a real life story that is as confessional as, say, Naseeruddin Shah's was....

A sporting nation

Sunday, 28 Dec 2014 | Novy Kapadia | in Agenda

In a short duration, high visibility sporting events have become a new trend in Indian sports and are reasonably popular amongst the aspirational middle classes City-based leagues in which teams are owned by franchises is the latest fashion in Indian sports. This concept has clicked in some sports but has not...

Lights, Camera, (Missing) Action...

Sunday, 28 Dec 2014 | Gautam Chintamani | in Agenda

This was perhaps the first year when Bollywood’s trade pundits cozied up to ‘women-centric’ films and finally saw them as a viable business proposition, thanks to Mary Kom, Mardaani, and Queen Like most years in the recent past, 2014 too enjoyed a familiar flood of releases. It had a flurry of...

The Mangalyaan Odyssey

Sunday, 28 Dec 2014 | K Kasturirangan and Madhura Joglekar | in Agenda

The human spirit of adventure and exploration has been rekindled by the advent of the space era, which has opened up exciting possibilities of exploring our solar system by sending spacecraft to different planets, their moons, asteroids and even comets. India entered the space age in a modest way almost...

A Nobel Act

Sunday, 28 Dec 2014 | Sandhya Bajaj | in Agenda

The biggest impact of the recognition received by Kailash Satyarthi will be the enhanced awareness that will be created towards child rights. The Nobel has to be viewed as the beginning of the road for a child labour free India. It also has to be seized as an opportunity to...

THE LOTUS BLOOMED, AND HOW

Sunday, 28 Dec 2014 | RAJESH SINGH | in Agenda

For the first time in the past 30 years, voters brought in a Government with a complete majority. The 2014 Lok Sabha Election reset many political equations that had until recently seemed to be cast in stone, and it has done so with such a large flourish that the country’s...

SOUNDBITE

She (Mayawati) can enter into an understanding with the BJP anytime. Actually she is helping the BJP. One must be careful.

Uttar Pradesh CM | Akhilesh Yadav

Look at the vast range of roles portrayed by Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep or Halley Berry. Their works are my inspiration.

Bengali actor | Rituparna Sengupta

You look at what's happening in Germany, you look at what happened in Sweden. They took in large numbers (immigrants).

US President | Donald Trump
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