The Soviets in 1979, the CIA/ISI-backed mujahideen, civil war, Taliban’s first arrival…right up to their second coming. All the dates, all the events.
Breakfast, dinner, virtual meeting, stalling Parliament…Opposition fixes up a unity show, but will it stick?
It’s 50 years in cinema for the perennially handsome Kerala icon. John Brittas, who saw his first Mammootty film in ’81, on how he brings method acting even to the theatre of life.
How safe is it to travel during the pandemic? Is it linked with the escalation in Covid-19 cases?
Veteran actor Amol Palekar talks to Eshita Bhargava about his film '200 Halla Ho' and his journey in the industry. Excerpts:
The Taliban’s writ now runs in Afghanistan. India, through dexterous diplomacy, must safeguard its interests by talking to the Taliban as well as its numerous friends there.
Pakistan badly needs stability in Afghanistan. The dire alternative is refugee influx, TTP mayhem.
America may have exited, but Beijing’s bosses cannot expect to simply waltz into the vacuum in Taliban-held Afghanistan. Their concerns are the same: instability, violence, terror.
New victors in the Great Game’s old theatre script another tragic twist in the Afghan story, with the ripples likely to cross borders
US pulled out of Afghanistan after two decades, leaving the war-ravaged country in the hands of the same radical group it had set out to vanquish
Bajpai takes a wide-angle lens to India-China ties, examining power imbalance, mutual suspicion and the US’ role in it. Kewalramani studies growing Chinese ambition through the prism of its fight against Covid-19.
Expert fingers model a range of eatables from meats to cheeses using traditional methods and organic, local produce—artisanal foods are what gourmets are crowing about
Time for this ace director to rediscover himself
An artisan’s nostalgic tribute to the Srinagar that was
The first 100 days in office have been a challenge for new CM Stalin
"We need to look beyond just the number of cases while making an assessment. Ideally, the progression of any pandemic should be seen from its first incidence to its last and not in a time period of just a few weeks," says Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan
Passing through: A chuckle here, a teardrop there
Panchayat polls are due in Odisha. How to ensure caste disaffection doesn’t throw a spanner in the works for BJD? Why, promise 27 per cent tickets to the backward castes…
They say Cheristerfield Thangkhiew, 54, was mediating with the regime. Why was he killed then? No one believes the police version among the Khasi-Jaintias…the black flags are out.
Has India’s OBC population gone way beyond the 27 per cent counted in 1931? The only way to know for sure is to count again: Bihar’s political foes are one on this demand.
In case you missed it: News and newsmakers from India over the past week
From cutting administrative flab to decentralising power to panchayats—Karnataka CM Bommai promises a fresh approach to governance, but dousing discontent within his party would be a challenge
Behind the Olympic failure of our shooters and archers lies fractious, money-grubbing coaches, complicit federations, huge pressure on athletes and faulty training
The CBFC has ordered a re-examination of the film.
The officials say they have changed the strategy and are going to places like Bangladesh and Thailand to present Kashmir as a perfect tourist destination.
The high-end electric vehicle is expected to have a longer range than any existing Mahindra EV
Kia is coming to India, and we'd like to examine the carmaker's performance sedan
Maurya said Ayodhya has never been a political issue but a matter of faith.
While the Renault Kwid mostly impresses, there are a few shortcomings too!
Let's simplify this premium hatchback's variant lineup
"Fresh food contains none of the chemicals present in ultra-processed food," said the report.
The versatile Honda Jazz is available in a choice of five grades. Find out which one will suit your needs and pockets, and why.
"Google can never replace Guru. A guru gives not mere academics, but gives insight also," Vice President Naidu said.
The BJP plans to bring out such tribe-specific images of Bharat Mata for all North-Eastern tribes.
The thoroughly updated 2018 Duster irons out a few wrinkles in the earlier avatar’s packaging with added safety features and extra goodies!