Kushan Mitra

Kushan Mitra

The rise of SUVs

The rise of SUVs

Friday, 19 July 2019 | Kushan Mitra

Most of the major car launches in 2019 have been Sports Utility Vehicles. What explains the love for them? Over the past few months, there have been quite a few major vehicle launches by the Indian automotive industry despite the dramatic decline in sales. Some of these new car models have...

Rock climber

Rock climber

Friday, 07 June 2019 | Kushan Mitra

The new Jeep Compass Trailhawk is ‘Trail Rated’ by Jeep. What does that mean? Well, we climbed up and down some hills in the Sahyadris to find out In the two years since the Jeep Compass has been launched, Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has sold close to 35,000 of them, coupled with...

A great Venue

A great Venue

Friday, 31 May 2019 | Kushan Mitra

The new Hyundai Venue is being launched in the midst of a declining car market in India. Can it provide the spark that the industry needs? First things first. A round of applause to Hyundai Motor India for having organised the first large-scale media driving event in India’s North-east. Great...

How Congress let down its young pilots

How Congress let down its young pilots

Thursday, 30 May 2019 | Kushan Mitra

Rahul Gandhi went after the youth voters but they rejected him. Maybe because he and his mother ignored the party’s capable and tested young leaders. The BJP won because the Congress conspired to lose Even before the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP’s) landslide victory in the recently-concluded elections, there was a healthy...

Culture wars

Culture wars

Monday, 27 May 2019 | Kushan Mitra

India has emphatically spoken its voice. People have rejected self-appointed guardians of the ‘Idea of India’ and have their own vision of a ‘New India’ The most astounding thing about the 17th Lok Sabha election has not just been the magnitude of the Bharatiya Janata party’s (BJP) victory with Narendra Modi...

Remembering Niki Lauda

Remembering Niki Lauda

Friday, 24 May 2019 | Kushan Mitra

The Austrian racer is best known for displaying his doggedness on and off the race track Austrian Formula 1 racing legend Andreas Niklaus Lauda passed away earlier this week. He was more than a legend. His comeback from his fiery accident at the old Nurburgring is one of the most...

BMW India launches new X5

BMW India launches new X5

Friday, 17 May 2019 | Kushan Mitra | Mumbai

Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday took the covers off German carmaker BMW’s latest generation of their X5 Sports Utility Vehicle. The German carmaker which is another phase of growth in the Indian market is in the midst of a complete model line-up change and the X5 is the...

SAIC unveils MG Hector in India

SAIC unveils MG Hector in India

Thursday, 16 May 2019 | Kushan Mitra | Mumbai

Chinese carmaker Shanghai Automotive Industrial Corporation (SAIC) took the covers off its much anticipated SUV, the MG Hector here today. The Chinese carmaker which has joint-ventures with General Motors and Volkswagen Group in the Chinese market and is the largest automobile manufacturer in China has been planning its India foray...

State Editions

Youth's body found hanging from tree

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Gang busted, 2 criminals arrested

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Plantation drive with Miyawaki technique

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Inbrief

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

EndGame Dhoni?

21 July 2019 | Akshay Lokapally | Agenda

Decoding mystical maya

21 July 2019 | Radhanath Swami Maharaj | Agenda

Negativity can be curbed

21 July 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Guru helps one become self-empowered

21 July 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Talktime : ‘I’m not good at making retarded films’

21 July 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Story on a string

21 July 2019 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer