Dreams die hard.Especially in the world of make believe. Countless people think they can make it in the movies – both in front and behind the camera. Disappointments are a dime a dozen in the harsh business world of Hollywood where people in the past have been taken advantage of. Courage is needed to stick [...]
WASHINGTON – A nation that delivers lofty lectures to various countries on religious freedoms and related discrimination and violence – including to plural, secular democracies such as India – had the ignominy on Sunday of facing up to a dreadful anti-Semitic attack in which a white supremacist shot and killed three people outside Jewish facilities [...]
An opinion poll on NDTV has projected that BJP and its allies would get 275 seats in the 543-member House.
NEW DELHI – For the first time in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, a poll on Monday predicted a clear majority for any pre-poll alliance with NDTV projecting that NDA would get 275 seats in the [...]
LONDON – At twelves miles up the atmosphere things seem pretty quiet. Commercial flights are safely stowed six miles below along with the threat of any turbulence or convection; temperatures are stable, the sun is shining and everything is pretty much still.
Yet it’s in this quiet portion of the stratosphere that the next battle two [...]
NEW DELHI – The Supreme Court on Tuesday recognised the transgender community as a third gender and directed the government to treat ‘hijras’ and eunuchs as socially backward and offer them employment and educational quota.
“We direct the Centre and the state governments to take steps to treat them as socially and educationally backward classes of [...]
NEW YORK – Washington Post and Guardian won the Pulitzer Prize in public service on Monday for revealing the US government’s sweeping surveillance programs in a blockbuster series of stories based on secret documents supplied by NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
The Pulitzer for breaking news was awarded to Boston Globe for its “exhaustive and empathetic” coverage [...]
Two brothers in Pakistan’s Punjab province, who were found guilty of cannibalism in 2011, have been caught with the head of a young boy
ISLAMABAD – In a shocking case, two brothers in Pakistan’s Punjab province, who were found guilty of cannibalism in 2011, have been caught with the head of a young boy, a media [...]
Arvind Kejriwal insisted that he made a “sacrifice” by resigning as chief minister of Delhi.
VARANASI – AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said he committed a “mistake” of not consulting people before resigning as chief minister of Delhi.
“I think we made a mistake on (the issue of) resignation. Resignation in principle was (however) right,” Kejriwal [...]
PM SINGH A “KEPT MAN”!
NEW DELHI – In a candid admission that would give ammunition to UPA critics in the poll season, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is quoted in a book, written by his former media adviser, as saying that the system of two power centres – which marked the governing arrangement at the Centre [...]