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The Game Is On in Hollywood
Entertainment

The Game Is On in Hollywood

With Pokémon: Detective Pikachu, Hollywood might have just cracked the code for success

Sports betting is wrong morally, culturally
World

Sports betting is wrong morally, culturally

Morality condemns dilution of household income in a game of chance

India can’t afford to remain an ostrich
World

India can’t afford to remain an ostrich

For lawmakers to look away as clandestine betting flourishes is a disservice to sport

Regional outfits are weaker, but will survive
Politics

Regional outfits are weaker, but will survive

Political entrepreneurs would continue to populate the landscape by forming new parties

Fair Play, And Its Many Meanings
Sports

Fair Play, And Its Many Meanings

Fair play is a sporting ideal. But what does it mean? And where did it come from?

Won and dusted, but Jagan has miles to go
Politics

Won and dusted, but Jagan has miles to go

Reddy has a great opportunity to come good on his most crucial promise—emerging as a better leader than his father YSR Reddy. Long-term thinking and flexibility will be his path to success

Why sportspersons cheat
Sports

Why sportspersons cheat

Most sports fail to erase cheating because they apply an economic framework in dealing with offenders. Could a morality-based approach be the answer?

The gene of prejudice in gender determination
India

The gene of prejudice in gender determination

Science is yet to fully understand issues of gender. Genes have made us more than just male or female. Only our vision limits us from thinking beyond this

Risks always turn out well for me: Katrina
Entertainment

Risks always turn out well for me: Katrina

Her stardom is hard earned. Which is why, even after 15 years, the Indian audience’s love affair with Katrina Kaif continues unabated

Nehru’s Cabinet was no place for yes men
India

Nehru’s Cabinet was no place for yes men

At the apex of his political career, Nehru chose to induct two bitter critics of the Congress into his cabinet. And even if it were Gandhi’s call, it was an extraordinary one

These Asian underdogs have teeth
Sports

These Asian underdogs have teeth

Belonging to one of the wealthiest families of Thailand, a unique patron is playing a small part in the rise of women’s football in Thailand.

Wary Nitish digs in for the battle of 2020
Politics

Wary Nitish digs in for the battle of 2020

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar wants to pre-empt any attempt by his alliance partner BJP, fresh from its Lok Sabha triumph, to execute a plan for a JD(U)-mukt Bihar

Not Hitting the Right Chord
Politics

Not Hitting the Right Chord

The intellectual poverty of the Right has ushered in a situation where national life is now organised around the binaries of Hindu and Muslim, secular and religious

The inside story of the Pakistan espionage ring
World

The inside story of the Pakistan espionage ring

Senior army officers Lieutenant General (retd) Javed Iqbal, Brigadier (retd) Raja Rizwan, and Kahuta official Wasim Akram punished for spying

Can Bengal’s Hindus forgive and forget?
Politics

Can Bengal’s Hindus forgive and forget?

With the BJP winning 18 Lok Sabha seats, Muslims in the state would have few options if Mamata falters in the 2021 Assembly elections and saffron triumphs

Using artwork to voice dissent
India

Using artwork to voice dissent

TV Santhosh represents a breed of artists that is not afraid to mix art with activism

Modi must focus on achievable security goals
World

Modi must focus on achievable security goals

The PM's national security team must walk a perilous path strewn with lethal traps

Telling composers apart from posers
India

Telling composers apart from posers

Some musicians don’t seek the creative spark. They find a success formula, and stick to it

The Notre Dame and its ‘speaking stones’
World

The Notre Dame and its ‘speaking stones’

The Notre Dame cathedral, like similar gothic structures, is rife with symbols of alchemy

Irony about Ayushmann Khurrana's new film
Entertainment

Irony about Ayushmann Khurrana's new film

Article 15, based on a rape & murder in the heartlands, tries initiating viewers to sordid truths. However, do such films reach their intended audience?