Make it mandatory for civil service probationers to learn two Indian languages and functional English: Harsh Mander

09 Aug 2014

This past week saw civil services aspirants protesting and demanding the scrapping of the Civil Services Aptitude Test, or the CSAT. The ...

Secret eatouts

09 Aug 2014

Not many know of the culinary gems that are tucked away in the nooks and crannies of Mumbai. They have remained a secret, appreciated only ...

An encyclopaedia on show

09 Aug 2014

A visual spectacle titled 'Science on a Sphere' marks the golden jubilee of Bangalore's Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological MuseumThe ...

Out in the open

26 Jul 2014

In the first exhibition of its kind, National Museum displays the paintings, sculptures and textiles of a private collector who refused to ...

A cycle for everyone

26 Jul 2014

A Mumbai-based filmmaker's social initiative, Bicycle Angels, raises funds to buy bicycles for people whose livelihood depends on them

On the silk trail

19 Jul 2014

Take a relaxed tour of the silk cocoon market of Sidlaghatta peppered with quirky facts about the history of silk, a rendezvous with ...

Delhi's book islands

19 Jul 2014

From first editions, vintage copies, old comic strips and rare, personally signed books - you can find these in three bookstores in Delhi ...

Legal literacy on passive euthanasia is a powerful tool in an individual's arsenal: Pinki Virani

19 Jul 2014

In response to a petition by NGO Common Cause, the Supreme Court recently sought the responses from all states and union territories on the ...

Divine intervention, or at least some lucky shorts

28 Jun 2014

Whether it is wearing the same shirt or leaving a sacrificial chicken on a street corner, fervent football fans believe the outcome of ...

Nixon and Pele: no clear winner

28 Jun 2014

Pele presents the president with an autographed football ball, and the grinning Nixon declares, "He always wins!"

Upon return to Uruguay, Luis Suárez is met with support

28 Jun 2014

In his home country, the Suárez case is perceived differently from the rest of the world. It's no wonder that he was greeted with cheers ...

Governor cannot demand reason for his removal: Subhash C Kashyap

21 Jun 2014

Interview with former secretary-general of Lok Sabha

Beautiful game played with a Gaúcho flair in southern Brazil

21 Jun 2014

The soccer culture in Porto Alegre showcases the cultural intricacies in the country's obsession for the game

'Lights went out,' but he kept playing

21 Jun 2014

Uruguayan player, Álvaro Pereira's return to the field after a head injury stirs debate on player safety

Bend it like a Brazilian? Not at this World Cup

21 Jun 2014

With stunning goals and some amazing attacking play, the World Cup is exceeding expectations - but it sorely lacks goals from the kind of ...

Fine dining goes herbivorous

31 May 2014

A host of eateries in Mumbai is now offering all-vegetarian menus for those who shun meat

The museum as an exhibit

31 May 2014

An exhibition of 57 vintage photographs traces the journey of the National Museum since it was conceptualised by the British in 1946

Kyoto to Karnataka

24 May 2014

Megumi Sakakida, a 26-year-old artist from Japan, has embraced Bangalore and made its legends and rituals a part of her paintings

The new culture cafe

24 May 2014

Fursat Se in Delhi's Shahpur Jat village is emerging as a busy hub for cultural creativity

Modi wave created by advertising propaganda: Prashant Bhushan

17 May 2014

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has got its second breakthrough in Punjab. Of the over-400 seats it had contested in the Lok Sabha polls, four of ...

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