Kushan Mitra

Kushan Mitra

Wear your seatbelt

Wear your seatbelt

Friday, 07 September 2018 | Kushan Mitra

Another tragic high-profile death in a road accident was in part due to the fact the victim was not wearing a seatbelt according to the police The tragic death of Nandamuri Harikrishna, son of the former movie and political Telugu colossus, NT Rama Rao might unfortunately become just another statistic of...

Jet heading into turbulenceij

Saturday, 04 August 2018 | Kushan Mitra | New Delhi

Media reports have pointed out that the airline faces significant headwinds  but the airlines that it is in trouble Is Jet Airways in a spot of botherij Media reports over the past 24 hours would have us believe that the airlines promoter Naresh Goyal is looking to sell off a part...

Highway hijinks

Highway hijinks

Friday, 03 August 2018 | Kushan Mitra

A recent run down north Indian highways proved to me that road quality improvements still have a way to go Driving in India during the monsoon is a wonderful experience, at least when it comes to the view, the skies being heavy with moisture and the entire countryside in various shades...

Flying an oldie

Friday, 27 July 2018 | Kushan Mitra

The experience of going up in a 72-year old Piper Cub was one that I will not forget soon. How old is the oldest plane you have been onIJ While driving the BMW X4 in South Carolina, I was with my friend Sidharth from the Car & Bike Show. A BMW...

Sergio Marchionne, man who saved Fiat-Chrysler dead

Thursday, 26 July 2018 | Kushan Mitra

When Italian carmaker Fiat chose Sergio Marchionne to head up the iconic Italian carmaker it was close to collapse. After the death of Umberto Angelli, a member of Fiat’s founding family passed away, the board of the carmaker took Marchionne from SGS, a health inspection firm. Marchionne cut through the...

The car is a robot

Friday, 20 July 2018 | Kushan Mitra

There is no reason why car makers, who offer driver assistance systems in their models abroad, should trim them in India Over the past 12 months, I have experienced the future of driving and well, it is not the future anymore, it is the present. This is the automation on cars,...

From Russia, with learnings

Friday, 20 July 2018 | Kushan Mitra

Sport has often been compared to war, minus the weapons. But there are lessons from the World Cup that are applicable to all facets of life Well, the Football World Cup has come to an end, and what a game it was: Full of excitement, surprises and some great football it...

BMW launches G310 R, G310 GS motorcycles

Thursday, 19 July 2018 | Kushan Mitra | GURUGRAM

BMW Motorrad, the motorcycle division of German luxury carmaker BMW today launched their ‘Made In India’ motorcycles the G310 R and G310 GS in the Indian market. The G310 R, a road racer, has been priced at Rs 2.99 lakh and the G310 GS, an off-road endurance motorcycle has been...

Sunday Edition

The Tamil Nadu political churn

16 September 2018 | Kumar Chellapan | Agenda

The unexplored Guwahati

16 September 2018 | Somen Sengupta | Agenda

Stuck in the loop of history

16 September 2018 | TANYA MAlIK | Agenda

A rare Ray treat

16 September 2018 | ANUBHAV PRADHAN | Agenda

Culture Lane

16 September 2018 | Pioneer | Agenda

oddlyenough

16 September 2018 | Pioneer | Agenda