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Is It Too Early to Judge Utsav Bains?
India

Is It Too Early to Judge Utsav Bains?

The young lawyer's claim that he was offered a bribe to help frame the CJI in a sexual misconduct case has transformed it into an alleged conspiracy to destabilise the judiciary

Children Who Murder: Why We Are Guilty
India

Children Who Murder: Why We Are Guilty

When an eight-year-old murders an eighteen-month-old baby in a bustling modern city, it’s time we talk about violence, neglect and indifference, and what it does to children

Rural finance: Network failure a recurring phenomenon at some bank branches in Bundelkhand
Business

Rural finance: Network failure a recurring phenomenon at some bank branches in Bundelkhand

Following network failure, access to wages, pensions, subsidies, and all other bank transactions are hampered, leaving in its wake a disgruntled population.

Artificial intelligence for social good: How Wadhwani Institute for AI aims to improve healthcare, education and society
News & Analysis

Artificial intelligence for social good: How Wadhwani Institute for AI aims to improve healthcare, education and society

The one of kind AI institute will be set up by Mumbai University in collaboration with the Wadhwani Institute for Artificial Intelligence, a nonprofit independent research institute, which is based in California.

What does the ancient art of astrology tell us about Steve Jobs?
News & Analysis

What does the ancient art of astrology tell us about Steve Jobs?

Whether you consider faith in astrology or consider it a black art, the results are certainly fascinating.

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus: What we know about the iPhone X competitor to be announced at the MWC 2018
News & Analysis

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus: What we know about the iPhone X competitor to be announced at the MWC 2018

While the launch on 25 February will tell us whether the Samsung Galaxy S9 beats the iPhone X or not, rumours and leaks from around the web have a lot to tell about the two new flagships from Samsung.

Budget 2018: Don't panic yet! Most smartphone brands should not see a massive price hike due to rise in customs duty
News & Analysis

Budget 2018: Don't panic yet! Most smartphone brands should not see a massive price hike due to rise in customs duty

The biggest winners of Budget 2018 are not smartphone brands, but electronics manufacturing services (EMS) facilities.

Aadhaar hearing: Lack of governmental ownership of CIDR’s source code can have serious consequences
India

Aadhaar hearing: Lack of governmental ownership of CIDR’s source code can have serious consequences

Lacking ownership over this critical infrastructure can have serious consequences. One such consequence is that this affects the ability of the government to declare it as a ‘protected system’, a crucial factor for ensuring the safety of the CIDR.

Spyder, Jai Lava Kusa, Nene Raju Nene Mantri: Tollywood actors embrace the dark
Entertainment

Spyder, Jai Lava Kusa, Nene Raju Nene Mantri: Tollywood actors embrace the dark

From Rana Daggubati in the Baahubali franchise to Jr NTR in Jai Lava Kua to SJ Suryah in Spyder, lead actors are increasingly turning towards negative roles

Thank you Ms Irani for proving us right, Rohith Vemula's suicide was a Dalit-vs-non-Dalit issue
Politics

Thank you Ms Irani for proving us right, Rohith Vemula's suicide was a Dalit-vs-non-Dalit issue

How did Smriti Irani, without caring for fact-checking, make such a fiery speech packing punches on the Opposition and those crying hoarse at the suicide of Rohith.

Odd-even formula politically correct, class-based, won’t work: Experts
India

Odd-even formula politically correct, class-based, won’t work: Experts

Environmentalists and experts strongly feel that these exemptions announced by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday was uncalled for.

Of shernis and langurs: Sonia is no Indira Gandhi; 2015 is not 1978, why doesn’t Congress get it?
Politics

Of shernis and langurs: Sonia is no Indira Gandhi; 2015 is not 1978, why doesn’t Congress get it?

Sonia wants to do an Indira and resurrect her political fortune. But the question here is, how?

Breaking the impasse: Will India, Pakistan make the right moves at the Heart of Asia meet?
World

Breaking the impasse: Will India, Pakistan make the right moves at the Heart of Asia meet?

Though formal talks between India and Pakistan may take quite a while, the Swaraj visit will be a step at building a better atmosphere.

1993 Mumbai blasts accused Abu Salem lives life king-size inside Taloja Jail
Mumbai

1993 Mumbai blasts accused Abu Salem lives life king-size inside Taloja Jail

Life seems to be pretty sweet for gangster Abu Salem in Taloja jail in Navi Mumbai, contrary to what the gangster had claimed a few weeks ago, where he alleged that he was being tortured and tormented by the jail superintendent.

While Narendra Modi does a Rajiv Gandhi in Nepal, China might have the last laugh
World

While Narendra Modi does a Rajiv Gandhi in Nepal, China might have the last laugh

It’s over two months now since Nepal passed the new constitution that New Delhi so disliked that it tried to scuttle it on the very eve of its passage and showed no grace in bowing to the inevitable when faced with a fait accompli.

Arun Jaitley says everything without saying anything: Don’t worry about Modi, it’s Indira who followed Hitler
Politics

Arun Jaitley says everything without saying anything: Don’t worry about Modi, it’s Indira who followed Hitler

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday sought to turn the tables on the Congress by pointing out the irony of the very party that took away all fundamental rights of the citizens in one swoop in 1975 leading the charge on his government over rising intolerance based on a few ‘ irresponsible comments on television”.

It's not your weight, it's the stereotype: Overweight patients get poorer medical assistance
Life

It's not your weight, it's the stereotype: Overweight patients get poorer medical assistance

The ‘Obesity paradox; researchers noticed that patients with chronic conditions like heart disease did better than the others.

Identity in alien land: What explains the unique Chhat spirit among migrant Biharis?
Life

Identity in alien land: What explains the unique Chhat spirit among migrant Biharis?

What makes Biharis celebrate Chhat with such infectious enthusiasm in big cities? The answer to this question is linked closely to the issues of identity and migration.

Decoding 13/11 Paris attacks: Belgium became breeding ground for Islamic State and France ignored intel
World

Decoding 13/11 Paris attacks: Belgium became breeding ground for Islamic State and France ignored intel

France and Belgium were sitting on serious intelligence which pointed to the fact that the countries were used by terrorist groups as breeding ground for young recruits. This laxity is what led to the 13 November massacre carried out by the Islamic State in Paris which led to the death of 129 people.