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US used Kashmir quake to send killer-spies into Pakistan
World

US used Kashmir quake to send killer-spies into Pakistan

A new book throws light on the shadowy world of military espionage and how a special US counter-terrorism unit, while enormously successful, has no accountability.

The casualty in Lokpal fight is CBI's autonomy
Politics

The casualty in Lokpal fight is CBI's autonomy

The autonomy of the CBI has been lost sight of in all the wrangling over the Lokpal Bill.

Google CEO's inner circle: Meet the L Team
Tech

Google CEO's inner circle: Meet the L Team

Renaming the core team, and removal of well-known executives from it, is Larry Page's way of fashioning the company in his image.

Kapil Sibal, here's your report card
Politics

Kapil Sibal, here's your report card

Has Kapil Sibal been able to deliver his promise of a rapid cleanup and restoration of a coherent policy framework and administration?

Why Baby B is good news in the Indian gender bias war
India

Why Baby B is good news in the Indian gender bias war

Let media not pretend that the birth of the Bachchan baby is not news. Free yourself from the Broadcast Editors ban, cover the birth, amplify the news--and do the girl child a favour.

Gaddafi caught like 'rat' in a drain, humiliated and shot
World

Gaddafi caught like 'rat' in a drain, humiliated and shot

Muammar Gaddafi made his final dash for freedom shortly before dawn prayers.

Mumbai Sniffers: Ever wanted to be a private detective?
Mumbai

Mumbai Sniffers: Ever wanted to be a private detective?

So long as the city grows, and its fears with it, detectives say the potential for business growth is limitless.

Pataudi: A republican prince who united Indian cricket
First Cricket News

Pataudi: A republican prince who united Indian cricket

Indian cricket didn’t win much in the 1960s under Pataudi’s leadership, but for the first time, a genuine sense of meritocracy crept into the game.

Nawab of not just Pataudi, but Hyderabad as well
Sports

Nawab of not just Pataudi, but Hyderabad as well

Hyderabad's Ranji team at one time had perhaps the most glamorous dressing room in India. There was Tiger, ML Jaisimha, Abbas Ali Baig and Abid Ali and the author V Ramnarayan.

India blind to Hindu, Muslim terrorist threats from within the country
Politics

India blind to Hindu, Muslim terrorist threats from within the country

To avoid offending the Muslim and Hindu communities, India rarely gets into a discussion about Islamic radicalization and Hindu militancy but it is a growing threat, warned a report by the Congressional Research Service.

Insider trading: Tata Sons buys, Yogi Deveshwar sells
Business

Insider trading: Tata Sons buys, Yogi Deveshwar sells

Analysts point out though that the current frenzy in insider buying has got to do with beaten-down valuations.

Lagaan did not impress me, it was a stereotype: Dalit leader in US
Politics

Lagaan did not impress me, it was a stereotype: Dalit leader in US

Aarakshan is taking on the touchy subject of reservations in India. The US has its own program of affirmative action for minorities. A Dalit activist in the US says there's a key difference between the two.

'The Lokpal Bill will have no effect on corruption'
Politics

'The Lokpal Bill will have no effect on corruption'

The Lokpal Bill in its current form or this timid effort at trimming discretions will not even make a little dent in the trajectory and vibrant growth of vested interests in government, malgovernance and corruption.

I found the Murdochs to be tough but fair employers: Peter Mukerjea
Business

I found the Murdochs to be tough but fair employers: Peter Mukerjea

The CEO of Star India for seven years, Peter Mukerjea associated closely with the Murdochs. In a look-back and forward he asks some hard questions and lays out what is likely to happen in the future.

Twitter mob or Twitter revolution? NOTW and the journalism dilemma
World

Twitter mob or Twitter revolution? NOTW and the journalism dilemma

NOTW surfaces once again, that the line between news for public interest and news for infotainment continues to blur. Who now decides what information the public NEEDS to know, and what information might just entertain them? Twitter?

Twitter mob or Twitter revolution? NOTW and the journalism dilemma
News & Analysis

Twitter mob or Twitter revolution? NOTW and the journalism dilemma

NOTW surfaces once again, that the line between news for public interest and news for infotainment continues to blur. Who now decides what information the public NEEDS to know, and what information might just entertain them? Twitter?

'I have never experienced the casting couch'
Entertainment

'I have never experienced the casting couch'

Bollywood's little white lies we don't really believe.

Bollywood attitude to World Cinema: I pee on you!
Ideas

Bollywood attitude to World Cinema: I pee on you!

A studio executive's antics at Cannes reveal Bollywood's attitude toward the world: you watch your films and we’ll watch ours!