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Under Attack From BJP, Can Uddhav Thackeray Sail Through A Political Turmoil As COVID Lurks?

Delhi, June 5 -- They say the tree breaks if it doesn't bend in a storm-or gets uprooted. An old cliche. Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray knows when to bend and how much, yet stand upright. He won't b... Read More


'Mask Up, There's No Silver Bullet Yet'

Delhi, June 5 -- India's foremost cardiologist and chairman of super speciality hospital Medanta, Dr Naresh Trehan tells Satish Padmanabhan the rules we must follow as the country prepares to slowly e... Read More


Jagan Jolt Number 65

Delhi, June 5 -- There's an instant trivia from Andhra Pradesh. How many cases chief minister Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's government lost in the high court? The answer is 65 so far-almost one every week i... Read More


Cold Coffee, Reheated

Delhi, June 5 -- After a COVID-induced lull over the past two months, Karnataka's familiar political chorus was back, posing a stock question. Is dissidence brewing in the ruling BJP? Setting it off w... Read More


Dead Xihu's Tears

Delhi, June 5 -- The air has a sulfuric stench to it, smells like a stew of rotten eggs and petrol. The air is also thick with choicest cuss words-an unapologetic assault on Oil India Ltd for its inab... Read More


Who's That Girl

Delhi, May 29 -- In the web series Paatal Lok, I play the role of Cheeni, a trans-woman abandoned by her family at a young age. Her character is close to my heart-I could easily identify with her for ... Read More


'We Wanted To Make The Characters Realistic Instead Of Perfect'

Delhi, May 29 -- Nupur Asthana, director of Hip Hip Hurray and Four More Shots Please! Season 2, in conversation with Lachmi Deb Roy How is the lockdown treating you? Not bad at all. Since the relea... Read More


Nearly His Own Man

DAY 31, May 29 -- SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2019 8.00 a.m., Matoshri An early morning phone call woke up Uddhav Thackeray. What the caller informed him pulled the rug from under his feet and left him s... Read More


'I Won't Let Migrant Workers Lose Trust In Humanity'

Delhi, May 29 -- As visuals of migrants walking on highways streamed in, Bollywood actor Sonu Sood began organising transport for them. He talks to Lachmi Deb Roy about how he helped 12,000 people rea... Read More


Opinion | Covid-19 Has Exposed The Raw Nerves In Indian Society And Culture Of Doublespeak

Delhi, May 29 -- The heartbreaking scenes of large crowds of inter-state migrant workers walking hundreds of kilometres from their places of work, mostly in urban centres, back to their villages could... Read More