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Sunday Spotlight
Published On 27-Aug-2016

Olympic-size disaster

India will have to begin almost from scratch for the Tokyo Olympics in 2020. The overall performance of the country...

Poor show: wrangling sports bodies among the reasons

India's tally of two medals in the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro has stirred a hornet's nest...

'We should think seriously why we are third on doping list'

Ashwini Nachappa

Going into the Rio Olympics, much was expected from the Indian contingent that featured as many as six former...


Published On 20-Aug-2016

No judges, no justice

In the absence of any explanation from the Union government for not giving its assent to the 75 names recommended...

Collegium: a trigger to judiciary, executive rivalry

K V Dhananjay

A seat is currently vacant for the judgeship of the United States supreme court. The president of the United States...

Deadlock over appointments hits legal machinery

R D Sharma

In its sharpest-ever attack against the Narendra Modi government, Chief Justice of India (CJI) T S Thakur lashed...


Published On 13-Aug-2016

BJP scrambles to placate Dalits

When BJP president Amit Shah remained unyielding in favour of Vijay Rupani for the chief ministership of Gujarat, it stunned many, even those within the party.

When BJP president Amit Shah remained unyielding in favour of Vijay Rupani for the chief ministership of Gujarat...

One word changes UP poll landscape

The saffron party has been trying hard to woo the Dalits in the state. The community, it is believed, had voted in large numbers for the BJP in Uttar Pradesh in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, enabling it to win a record 71 of the 80 seats. BJP president Amit Shah had also recently visited a Dalit household in Bhadohi district and had food with the family. pti file photo

BJP finds itself in a tight spot in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh after one of its senior leaders made derogatory remarks against BSP supremo Mayawati...

'2014 verdict was for development, not Sangh's ideology'

 Chandra Bhan Prasad   Image source: youtube

A writer and an entrepreneur, Chandra Bhan Prasad, is a known Dalit face who does not minces words when it comes to the atrocities heaped...


Published On 06-Aug-2016

Legitimising child labour

Millions of marginalised children have again been let down by the child labour law. The Child Labour...

Photo Gallery
Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha during her forthcoming movie Akira's promotion in Mumbai...

Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha during her forthcoming movie Akira's promotion in Mumbai...

Ranbir Kapoor displays creations by Kunal Rawal during the Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai...

Ranbir Kapoor displays creations by Kunal Rawal during the Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai...

Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty displays the creation of fashion designer Anushree Reddy...

Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty displays the creation of fashion designer Anushree Reddy...

Pooja Hegde displays the creation of fashion designers Monica Shah and Karishma Swali...

Pooja Hegde displays the creation of fashion designers Monica Shah and Karishma Swali...

Dilip Tirkey aand sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik unveil a jersey in front of a sand image...

Dilip Tirkey aand sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik unveil a jersey in front of a sand image...

An Idol Lord Ganesha being boarded into a train in Mumbai...

An Idol Lord Ganesha being boarded into a train in Mumbai...

Former South African cricketer Jonty Rhodes enjoys surfing at Kovalam beach near Chennai...

Former South African cricketer Jonty Rhodes enjoys surfing at Kovalam beach near Chennai...

Pascal Mueller competes in the stone put during the Swiss Alpine Wrestling and Herdsman Festival...

Pascal Mueller competes in the stone put during the Swiss Alpine Wrestling and Herdsman Festival...

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany gives the thumbs up as he holds his trophy...

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany gives the thumbs up as he holds his trophy...

Bollywood Actor Bipasha Basu displays the creation of fashion designer Sanjukta Dutta collection...

Bollywood Actor Bipasha Basu displays the creation of fashion designer Sanjukta Dutta collection...

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