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Break-up with Malaika: What hurt Arbaaz

'We don't know when those differences started between us, when the love went away, or when the arguments and fights started.'

23 Apr 2019 2:35 pm
'Modi's charisma has waned'

'Not only has the ire against the Congress subsided in Gujarat, but people are now coming to their senses.'

23 Apr 2019 12:34 pm
Challenging times for Vodafone Idea

'Vodafone Idea has losses running over Rs 10,000 crore in the last four quarters.'

23 Apr 2019 11:43 am
Is Candidate Pragya a curse for the BJP?

'The supernatural always trumps the natural,' notes Amulya Ganguli.

23 Apr 2019 11:43 am
'India is not a country, it's a continent'

'This offers us many opportunities to meet people in different ways, and we will do this with full respect to India.'

23 Apr 2019 10:34 am
Must Read: How to keep your heart healthy

Dr Ramakanta Panda, arguably India's top heart surgeon, offers vital, everyday, advice on caring for your heart and planning a healthy life.

23 Apr 2019 10:34 am
How Varun amused Madhuri as a kid

'He would dance and I would give him marks.'

23 Apr 2019 10:34 am
Challenges that await Rahul in Wayanad

'As an aspirational district, one of the main challenges is health and nutrition of the tribal community.'

23 Apr 2019 10:34 am
'I am going to Parliament'

'Rahul is also coming there... from Amethi. We will meet there.'

23 Apr 2019 10:34 am
The Mallah Factor in Bihar

'The Mallahs may remain divided between the two competing coalitions in Bihar,' says Mohammad Sajjad.

22 Apr 2019 5:43 pm
Uttam's Take: Has BJP forgotten 26/11?

Uttam Ghosh offer his take on the Pragya Thakur controversy.

22 Apr 2019 11:43 am
'If you feel something is correct, stand for it'

'Go against society and people for that.'

22 Apr 2019 10:34 am
The heart interview you must read

Advice for a healthy heart from one of India's top heart surgeons.

22 Apr 2019 10:34 am
'Rahul is trying to play a communal game'

'They thought he can separate the Muslim votes and win, but the Kerala mind is completely different.'

22 Apr 2019 10:34 am
I'm in politics for the long run: Urmila

'I never do anything half-hearted.'

22 Apr 2019 10:34 am
Why Priyanka Chaturvedi left the Congress

'These guys did not even issue an apology to me and were taken back into the party.'

22 Apr 2019 9:34 am
Jallianwala Bagh apology: Should we really care?

I can't see what purpose can be served by an apology by a British government that cannot in any way be blamed for one sadistic man running amok 100 years ago, argues Sunanda K Datta-Ray.

21 Apr 2019 5:43 pm
Will the BJP candidate shock Tharoor?

'It was my own decision to resign as governor.'

21 Apr 2019 11:33 am
Alia Bhatt on Kalank and life

'I will live my life and let other people live their life too.'

21 Apr 2019 10:34 am
'The common man does not elect the PM'

'One big leader said you might get 3 lakh votes and still lose.'

21 Apr 2019 10:34 am
Will Sonakshi join Politics? She says...

'A lot of people ask me about joining politics and I tell them that just because my father is politician, doesn't mean I should be a part of it.'

21 Apr 2019 10:34 am
Want to listen to lovely songs? Click here!

'If somebody remixes my song Banno 20 years later, why would I feel bad about it?'

21 Apr 2019 10:34 am
Ex-army chief: 'We didn't like army's name misused'

'This letter is not a complaint, it's more indignation, because we do not like being used as political tools by people of various parties.'

21 Apr 2019 10:34 am
'Traders will vote collectively this time'

'The BJP certainly has an edge as the BJP has gone ahead of the Congress in pleasing the trading community.'

21 Apr 2019 10:34 am
Why this Cong leader is fighting as an Independent

'Rahul Gandhi was given the impression that if the seat was given to me, then the alliance would be broken in all 40 seats.'

21 Apr 2019 10:34 am
<em>Tashkent Files</em>: Irony does <em>surya namaskar</em>s

'This film is a product of a dangerous trend to take just a sprinkling of truth, mix it with free-flowing speculation and present it as historical facts,' says Manavi Kapur.

20 Apr 2019 5:49 pm
The Jet Crisis: Please answer these questions!

'By August 2018, it was evident that Jet was heading into serious financial trouble.'

20 Apr 2019 5:49 pm
This election witnessed a silenced Muslim

'This time, even the professedly secular parties have maintained a conscious distance from being identified with Muslims.'

20 Apr 2019 5:49 pm
Why is Pak army chief delaying appointments?

'Given the past practice in the Pakistan army, this delay is most unusual,' notes Rana Banerji, who headed the Pakistan desk at the Research and Analysis Wing, India's external intelligence agency.

20 Apr 2019 11:44 am
2019 is more 2004 than 2014

'There's nothing in the 2019 campaign air, the chunavi hawa that tells you it's a wave election, for anyone,' argues Shekhar Gupta.

20 Apr 2019 11:44 am
How educated does an MP have to be?

'One hopes that in his second term, Modi spends more time reading serious material even if it bores him or is against his nature,' says Aakar Patel.

19 Apr 2019 5:43 pm
Saif: Leave Taimur alone!

Why Ajay Devgn will play football... Did Mahesh Bhatt fling a chappal at Kangana...

19 Apr 2019 11:43 am
How Joko won -- and Modi could too

'Joko's re-election bid has been as tough as Modi's.'

19 Apr 2019 11:43 am
At election time, cash is king

'Votes-for-notes no longer only means cash and goodies for fence-sitting voters,' points out Sunil Sethi.

19 Apr 2019 11:43 am
How govt can save the ravishing hills of Kumaon

Uttarakhand's Kumaon hills are setting new standards in dirt and poor solid waste management, sys Anjuli Bhargava.

18 Apr 2019 11:43 pm
Can EC see us through a free and fair election?

Can the Election Commission step up to the plate and exert its Constitutional powers with non-partisan conviction, asks Mitali Saran.

18 Apr 2019 5:43 pm
Sai's Take: Cash makes the elections go round

'With the Election Commission wisening up to the practice, which strikes at the very root of electoral democracy, the practitioners of cash for votes have been getting more and more ingenious,' points out Saisuresh Sivaswamy.

17 Apr 2019 11:43 pm
Will winner take all in Tamil Nadu?

With election campaign ending in Tamil Nadu before it goes to polls on Thursday, N Sathiya Moorthy lists a few questions uppermost in the minds of voters.

17 Apr 2019 5:43 pm
Why election manifestos are fast losing credibility

A political party's manifesto is the first stage of building a compact with the voters in any governance plan. If that compact is dependent on a document that reeks of fiscal imprudence and lacks credibility, it is a serious setback to the country's democracy and governance, says A K Bhattacharya.

17 Apr 2019 5:43 pm
Uttams Take: EC gets a spine

Uttam Ghosh offers his take on the Election Commission finally taking action against hate election speeches.

17 Apr 2019 11:43 am
Sai's Take: Missing T N Seshan

'Just as the monkey god needed a Jambavan to prod him into realising his superpowers, so did the poll panel need a poke from the Supreme Court into remembering it had an armoury of powers at its disposal to stop the infractions,' notes Saisuresh Sivaswamy.

16 Apr 2019 11:43 pm
Congress manifesto: Some applause, some Qs

'A major political party has come down on the side of Constitutional freedoms and internationally recognised human rights,' says T N Ninan.

16 Apr 2019 11:45 am
Sai's Take: TN heading for a one-sided verdict

'Let me stick my neck out and say that Tamil Nadu will keep alive its reputation for landslide election verdicts, with the DMK front winning at least 30 of the 40 Lok Sabha seats going to the polls in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry,' says Saisuresh Sivaswamy.

15 Apr 2019 11:43 pm
EPL: Walters' own goals allow Chelsea stroll at Stoke

Two own goals from Stoke City forward Jonathan Walters set Chelsea on their way to a 4-0 Premier League victory on Saturday that gave under-fire interim manager Rafael Benitez some respite.

15 Apr 2019 6:15 pm
These 11 popular SMALL cars just got BETTER!

Here is an extensive list of enhanced hatchbacks that are impressive from buyers' viewpoint.

15 Apr 2019 6:15 pm
In the cult of violence, Pak has kept a place for India

Both India and Pakistan need to exercise restraint, but we also need to lay down a threshold which says -- this far and no more, says Colonel (retired) Jaibans Singh

15 Apr 2019 6:15 pm
How PM, Sonia beat Dilli ki sardi!

Arun Jaitley's laud-worthy effort... Revealed! The new 'best friends' in politics... Akhilesh Yadav's big dilemma... All this and more in this week's Dilli Gupshup.

15 Apr 2019 6:15 pm
Want to be a model? Lakme is waiting for you!

Lakme is inviting applications from both male and female models in the country for its Summer instalment which will be held between March 1 and March 6, 2012 at the Grand Hyatt, Mumbai.

15 Apr 2019 6:15 pm
Full time MBA programme in financial markets from BSE

MBA in financial markets is a two-year full time program offered by BSE Institute Limited in collaboration with Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) to cater to the needs of the fast-growing financial world with a keen focus on financial markets.

15 Apr 2019 6:15 pm
Want to intern with the Government of India? Read this!

The Deparment of Economic Affairs is inviting applications from undergraduate and post graduate students for an Internship Programme for the academic year 2012-13.

15 Apr 2019 6:15 pm