Amarnath yatra attack: Media raises patriotism debate again; will there be an end to this frivolity?
The national political discourse following the attack on Amarnath yatris in Jammu and Kashmir needs to be controlled before it goes out of hand. You cannot be a patriot by branding other countrymen as unpatriotic.
While Anil Kumble’s performance as a coach has been impeccable, India cricket team captain Virat Kohli can stake claim to the same feat.
Air India's decision to stop serving non-vegetarian meals in economy class reinforces bias against cattle class
Without hard numbers it is difficult to contest Air India’s decision, however, one can be certain that it reinforces the class bias already in the minds of some higher class flyers.
West Bengal communal riots: How BJP manages to bind leaders like Mamata Banerjee in a 'secularism trap'
No matter how Mamata Banerjee reacts to the riots in West Bengal, she risks being identified with one side of the communal divide.
MS Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh may still be performing decently in their respective roles for the Indian team, but are clearly missing is the spark of the earlier days.
Is it time to say goodbye to the Jawaharlal Nehru era? From foreign policy, economy to social mindset, a new era seems to be taking shape under prime minister Narendra Modi.
India vs West Indies: Are MS Dhoni, Ajinkya Rahane only playing for their own futures or for cause of the team?
What explains Rahane’s 91-ball 60 and Dhoni’s 114-ball 54? Throughout the series, both batsmen have looked more intent on having big scores against their names than responding smartly to the needs of the team.
Narendra Modi warns gau rakshaks: Words don’t count for much; PM must pull up chief ministers of BJP-ruled states
The cow vigilante controversy is headed in the same frivolous direction. If there was real seriousness on either side, Narendra Modi would be kept out of the picture and questions would be asked to the chief ministers.
Narendra Modi does not realise that he is addressing the New Indian. The latter rose into prominence riding on his popularity, but has expanded far too much now to be brought under control
The decline of the West Indies cricket team is so shocking that the glory of Caribbean cricket can only be found in nostalgia.
Both, Modi and Trump have made a public show of bonhomie with repeat hugs but the real proof of it would be how it finds expression in economics or diplomacy
ICC Champions Trophy 2017: South Africa's abject surrender means they will continue to carry 'chokers' tag
In case of South Africa the team disintegrates under pressure. The talent of players comes to naught with no sense of application a team effort demands. Unless they find a way out, they are destined to carry the choker tag for a long, long time.
Good partnerships are what makes the experience of a cricket match so fulfilling. The one between Shakib and Mahmudullah was simply master class. It should get the applause it deserves.
Champions Trophy 2017: India punished for getting too few runs on a batting-friendly wicket against Sri Lanka
Batting first on a friendly wicket, India were at least 30 runs short. When the pitch offers no support and scoring is easy, there’s little point blaming the bowlers.
As farmers’ agitation spreads across Madhya Pradesh from Mandsaur and threatens to engulf other states too, we know loan waiver is no solution to their problems.
Paresh Rawal says actors, cricketers can bridge India-Pakistan chasm; why is social media outrage so tepid this time?
Actor-turned-parliamentarian Paresh Rawal just committed an act of sacrilege and it’s surprising that the social media is not exactly bursting with outrage.
It is tempting to treat the purported call of Zakir Musa – former Hizbul Mujahideen militant and now someone trying hard to give the trouble in Kashmir a strictly Islamic colour – to the Muslims of India to launch jihad against cow vigilantes with some disdain.
India vs Pakistan: Virat Kohli and Co's win underlines declining standard of cricket across the border
A bunch of school boys versus a seasoned strike force – that’s how the India vs Pakistan face-off turned out last night.
India- Pakistan encounters desperately need to regain the missing tension, anxiety and energy of showdown
The cast of characters in terms of players changed, but the passion driving India-Pakistan matches never waned.
Rajasthan HC judge wants cow as national animal: Can the cattle be saved from the fake sympathisers?
The death of about 500 cattle in the shelter near Jaipur and the pitiable condition of cattle elsewhere reveal that the current wave of sympathy for the cow may be fake.