india

Is the Congress playing for 2019 or 2024?

Is the Congress eyeing 2024 instead of the 2019 contest? Has it simply decided to sit out this fight? Not literally, of course; but in terms of opting for a long-haul makeover strategy instead of a quick-fix survival tactic? Have Rahul Gandhi and his sister, Priyanka, calculated that the chances of Narendra Modi’s coming back […]

tv & movies

Antoni Porowski Slams Ramona Singer for Tasteless Comment About Bethenny Frankel's Late Boyfriend

Sonja Morgan also explains why her “RHONY” co-star’s make-out sesh with Harry Dubin “repulsed” her. "Queer Eye" star Antoni Porowski thinks "Real Housewives of New York" star Ramona Singer needs a "sensitivity" makeover after that tasteless comment she made about Bethenny Frankel’s late boyfriend, Dennis Shields, who died of an overdose in August of last […]

india

For stencil cutters of Palakkarai, elections are no longer the same

Not many takers for their craft due to restrictions imposed on wall writings It is election season, but business is dull for stencil cutters of Palakkarai in Tiruchi. Until a couple of decades ago, when political parties and candidates, especially Independents, used stencils to popularise their symbols, elections used to bring substantial revenue to them. […]

india

Man jailed for illegally opening barrage gates

The Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court Judge Bhupal Reddy on Tuesday awarded four months imprisonment to a man for the unauthorised release of water from the Prakasam Barrage here. Following a complaint by the Irrigation Department that M. Bangaru Babu had opened gate No.58 and 59 on May 16, 2017 at 1.10 p.m., the One Town […]

india

Forex swap for liquidity has been received well, says RBI Governor

Stresses need for permanent status to finance commission The recent decision of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to inject rupee liquidity through long-term foreign exchange swap — a first of its kind in liquidity management policy — has been received well, Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das said on Tuesday. Mr. Das was […]

sport

BFC’s winning mentality perfect for Gurpreet

Finishes second on goalkeepers’ list with the highest number of saves Around a month ago, Gurpreet Singh Sandhu entered the field against Delhi Dynamos in an Indian Super League (ISL) encounter with plenty at stake. Gurpreet was eager to put on a show at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi, as his mother was […]