How to tackle hate speech
The Supreme Court’s disapproval of religion in politics will need a new compact to work
Published on Mar 30, 2023 06:32 PM IST
Why Ranveer Singh scored over Kohli in brand value
With age, cricketers’ position in the team is no longer secure. Even the best players are dispensable, so getting brands to commit to long-term endorsement deals is fraught with risk while actors, especially, male, on the other hand, have a longer shelf life
Updated on Mar 30, 2023 02:19 PM IST
What shapes the electoral landscape in Karnataka
Will the Bharatiya Janata Party be able to fight off anti-incumbency, and also allegations of widespread corruption, in the state? Can the Congress eke out a rare win? And will the Janata Dal (S) still be relevant? .
Updated on Mar 30, 2023 11:24 AM IST
Number theory: Five charts which explain the Karnataka contest
The Election Commission of India (ECI) announced on Thursday that elections to the Karnataka state assembly will be held on May 10 and the results declared on May 13.
Updated on Mar 30, 2023 11:23 AM IST
Abhishek JhaRoshan Kishore, New Delhi
MI await Jofra Archer’s long-awaited IPL return
The England fast bowler didn’t play IPL last year while recovering from injury, but will be vital in the absence of the injured Jasprit Bumrah.
Published on Mar 29, 2023 09:03 PM IST
Sanjjeev K Samyal, Mumbai
Cause and Effect | As the earth warms, the rising threat of infectious diseases
Jarring numbers on this threat were revealed in a review of decades of scientific papers on all known pathogens to map risks aggravated by climate-related hazards
Published on Mar 29, 2023 09:00 PM IST
On the rise: Gurjar dreams of fencing glory
Two years ago, he was in the mid-200s of the international federation’s senior rankings. Now, the 23-year-old is the world No. 63.
Published on Mar 29, 2023 08:49 PM IST
A care ecosystem to end stigma around bipolarity
Mental health conditions need to be managed — not just by individual, but by their entire ecosystem, including caregivers, friends and allies, work colleagues, medical professionals, and anyone who loves and cares for us.
Updated on Mar 29, 2023 08:30 PM IST
Digital public infra can deliver global solutions
As demonstrated by India through UPI, a carefully designed and principled DPI can provide solutions at scale to the challenges of our interconnected world. Countries should form a coalition of the willing to adopt a common framework that places data privacy at its core
Published on Mar 29, 2023 08:20 PM IST
For CSK, Dhoni checks in again
Fifteen years of the IPL without any conceivable alternative–that’s how unique the 42-year-old continues to be for the league and CSK
Published on Mar 29, 2023 08:20 PM IST
On Covid, India has no need to worry yet
Is Covid back? Is the trickle of cases being recorded in several parts of the country the same sort of a sign that preceded the Omicron variant and the Delta variant waves? The short answer is no, for several reasons.
Published on Mar 29, 2023 08:17 PM IST
In Karnataka, 3 factors at play
Communalism, caste and corruption are likely to shape the poll battle in the southern state
Updated on Mar 29, 2023 08:13 PM IST
How chasing, power play success stood out in the first WPL
Domestic bowlers rather than batters came to the party in the first season of the five-team T20 league, which surprisingly Australian bowlers didn't get going, as this CricViz analysis shows
Published on Mar 29, 2023 06:41 PM IST
Fleishman Is in Trouble: A Divorce Story
Based on Taffy Brodesser-Akner’s debut novel, the Disney+Hotstar series makes viewers think about how women are transformed in male-centric narratives even as it takes them on a non-linear tour of a marriage from beginning to end
Updated on Mar 29, 2023 05:16 PM IST
Number theory: No cause for alarm on Covid outbreak, says data
Is there another Covid-19 outbreak in India? How alarming is the situation, if at all? Here are some charts that try to explain this in detail.
Updated on Mar 29, 2023 12:20 PM IST
Experts, journalists approached by fake academics in suspected China op
Indian security officials said the method used by people such as Chia and Wong pointed to similar influence operations conducted by China in countries such as Australia, Canada, and the US.
Updated on Mar 29, 2023 12:21 PM IST
Report: Shyam Benegal Retrospective
The recent retrospective of filmmaker Shyam Benegal’s cinema featured screenings of his classic films and discussions by actors who reminisced about working with him
Updated on Mar 28, 2023 08:30 PM IST
Reaching the Deprived: Lessons from SECC
SECC 2011 was path-breaking in creating a constituency of the deprived. While updating it will be tough, it must be done. A real-time social registry of the deprived is the way to leave no one behind.
Updated on Mar 28, 2023 08:29 PM IST
Outside India, India’s battles may intensify
Every major social and political divide in India is manifesting itself on foreign shores. This will intensify, ironically enough, at a time of resurgent nationalism
Published on Mar 28, 2023 07:25 PM IST
In a fractured world, India’s firm stance and critical role
Chairing the G20 and SCO summits gives India a unique, historic opportunity. We could present to others the Indian model of non-zero-sum multilateralism and multi-alignment in a currently fragmented multipolar world
Updated on Mar 28, 2023 07:23 PM IST
It’s advantage EPS in battle for AIADMK
The Madras high court on Tuesday rejected applications by O Panneerselvam challenging his expulsion from the party and the elevation of his rival, E Palaniswami
Published on Mar 28, 2023 07:16 PM IST
Understanding the heat better
IMD’s move to publish a heat index is good; it will impact policy, especially for poor workers
Published on Mar 28, 2023 07:13 PM IST
IPL's new power players have big shoes to fill
With the retirements of Pollard, Bravo and Gayle, the onus will now be on a new generation to keep the big hits coming.
Published on Mar 28, 2023 05:00 PM IST
Vivek Krishnan, New Delhi
Busted sex-determination camp in MP blows lid off larger social crime
India has struggled with female foeticide for decades, intertwined with issues such as men being seen as productive members of a household and a culture of wedding dowry, which was made illegal in 1961
Updated on Mar 28, 2023 10:53 AM IST
Number theory: Two charts which capture Congress’ current crisis
Even without the crisis triggered by the Gandhi’s conviction, the Congress would have still had to take a call on its face for the 2024 campaign – unless it decided that it would pick current President Mallikarjun Kharge.
Updated on Mar 28, 2023 10:47 AM IST
Roshan Kishore, New Delhi
The tremendous early potential of WPL
At long last, women’s cricket is getting its moment in the sun (and under the floodlights).
Published on Mar 27, 2023 11:29 PM IST
IPL 2023: Waiting to paint the town red
Fifteen years of not winning the IPL has tied RCB, DC and Punjab Kings in an insufferable knot
Published on Mar 27, 2023 10:13 PM IST
Somshuvra Laha, Kolkata
The balance of free speech and State interests
SC’s revival of guilty-by-association doctrine further narrows the bail window under UAPA
Published on Mar 27, 2023 09:02 PM IST
A strategy to improve tiger viability in India
The biggest success of Project Tiger, which marks 50 years, is the presence of tigers in all habitat types. But serious issues persist, including the urgent need for new approaches beyond the protected areas. Address these so that India can host 10,000 tigers one day
Updated on Mar 27, 2023 09:03 PM IST
India must claim damages for attacks on embassies
The failure to provide protection to Indian missions does not automatically mean that New Delhi ought to be compensated for the damages to the property or for the injuries to its employees. It is, however, open to India to make claims with respective countries for existing and future incidents
Updated on Mar 27, 2023 08:59 PM IST