Gaekwad “Never play for turn on turning pitches, rotate strike”

Gaekwad, also a former India coach and chief selector, spoke to IANS on the second and third India-England Tests, played in Chennai and Morera,... Read more »
12:06 pm

India must play pro-active role on Indus Waters Treaty

The IWT will continue to "chug along" and the "best option for India, which the current government is following after mulling the option of... Read more »
2:55 pm

Pandemic delivered a more severe blow to smaller, individual artisans

Broad recommendations emerging from the survey include expectations of a stimulus from the government for craft based enterprises, including measures like reduction/deferral in GST... Read more »
5:20 pm

‘When The Music Changes’ culls out the power-play behind sexual abuse

Lambasting that a woman's honour is up for grabs through sexual violence, the film seeks to make a strong statement by asserting that it... Read more »
7:41 pm

Disinvestment aimed at growth, not to plug fiscal deficit

The statement coming from the top official gains significance as the government's expenditure has surged amid the pandemic while revenues have been impacted, leading... Read more »
7:45 pm

With eye on Olympic medal, Padma Shri Sudha ‘shuns’ family for glory

The last time, 34-year-old Sudha, a former national 3,000 metres steeplechase record holder but is now concentrating on marathon, visited home was in December... Read more »
6:10 pm

Moroccan Ambassador “WB one of the most dynamic states of India”

The State of West Bengal remains one of the most dynamic states of India with a sound economy. It is to be recalled here... Read more »
1:42 pm

Political parties tripping over each other to pay homage to Subhas Bose

Ray says it's a hypocrisy and pretence to pay homage to Netaji, if you do not have the decency to pay homage to his... Read more »
3:12 pm

Kisan Congress VP “Downfall of the BJP govt has started with the farmers protest”

"Somewhere the government is under pressure from its capitalist friends. And for the first time in the history of Independent India in last... Read more »
6:48 pm

Surendran “Kerala BJP will double its seats’ tally in local polls”

We expect to win twice the seats of what we have. At present, we hold around 1,200 of the total 21,000 seats. We will... Read more »
12:54 pm

The Undertaker “I didn’t realise I had effect on people’s daily lives”

"I have wrestled all over the world. I have wrestled against almost every wrestler of my generation. When I look back at my career,... Read more »
6:38 pm

AIIMS Director “We may reach a stage down the line where we may have a good amount of immunity”

He added, if the virus doesn't mutate or does not cause changes then people may not think to again vaccinate themselves and then,... Read more »
4:24 pm

Book on dual discrimination Dalit women face receives JCB Price

"I am thrilled to have received the award. When the book was initially serialised, it had been subject to controversies and had been withdrawn... Read more »
5:40 pm

Emirates board began IPL preparations in May

We are extremely pleased to enter into this hosting agreement which was signed by BCCI secretary Jay Shah and ECB vice-chairman Khalid Al Zarooni... Read more »
4:08 pm

Emissions from biomedical incinerators should be kept in check

India generated 18,006 tonnes of Covid-19 biomedical waste, generally consisting of masks, PPE kits, syringes, blood samples and body tissues etc. in the last... Read more »
4:05 pm

Emirates board began IPL preparations in May: ECB secy

Usmani, a commerce graduate from the University of Bombay, gives full credit to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), the Emirates... Read more »
9:46 pm

Ruchir Modi “I will 100% return to cricket administration”

"I am not completely ruling myself out, 100 per cent. I mean I don't see myself getting involved this year and the next year.... Read more »
2:34 pm

Saina Nehwal “Not thinking about Olympic qualification”

The 2012 London Olympics bronze medallist is currently ranked 22nd in the Badminton World Federation's (BWF) Race to Tokyo rankings and needs to be... Read more »
12:05 pm

‘Santati’ an exhibition on the Mahatma, now immortalised in a book

To quote Navkirat, ‘keep walking till you know this journey knows no end'," Baldota, whose father was closely association with Mahatma Gandhi during the... Read more »
3:32 pm

Nishtha Satyam is youngest Deputy Country Representative for UN Women

India and Afghanistan on Tuesday thrashed China in the elections to the UN Commission on Status of Women Economic (UNCSW), a body of the... Read more »
3:25 pm