Editorial: Karnataka crisis

Eleven MLAs of the ruling coalition in Karnataka submitted their resignation to the office of Assembly Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar Saturday. If the resignations of the eight Congress legislators and three Janata Dal (Secular) MLAs are accepted, the coalition would be left with the support of 107 members – just enough to maintain a majority. Continue Reading

World Cup: We have a point to prove in semis, says England coach

England coach Trevor Bayliss believes his side has a point to prove now they are in the semi-finals of the World Cup after falling short in the last two major international tournaments. Continue Reading

Why TN is forbidden land! — 3:  Tell-tale twists in the tongue tales

I was pretty much certain many holy feathers would be ruffled. Why drag sacred Sanskrit into an unseemly fracas? What is the connection? It is my firm opinion that the contents of the last column, that harp on how Tamil scores over Sanskrit on several counts, are most relevant, if only to highlight the perverse ironies on parade in the present. Continue Reading

Inside & outside

After forming a strong Cabinet, many key committees and taking steps to fulfil poll promises, Modi on Sunday concluded his first foreign visit following his re-election, during which he travelled to Sri Lanka and Maldives and held talks with the top leadership of the two countries. Continue Reading

Why TN is forbidden land – 1

‘What’s wrong with you people in TN?’: I have been bombarded with this condescending query ever since this State bucked the national trend in the recently-concluded LS polls. Continue Reading

Two-thirds of world’s AIDS treatment drugs supplied by India

India supplies nearly two-thirds of the world’s antiretroviral drugs and plays a significant role in the global fight against AIDS by helping scale up access to treatment across developing countries, according to an Indian diplomat. Continue Reading

Can Kohli replicate Kapil Dev’s feat in England?

India head into the World Cup as one of the favorites alongside England. With a strong batting lineup and a good mixture of variety in the bowling, India is touted to be the team to beat in the tournament. Continue Reading

ICC cricket World Cup: England play South Africa in opener Thursday

India head into the World Cup as one of the favorites alongside England. With a strong batting lineup and a good mixture of variety in the bowling, India are touted to be the team to beat in the tournament. Continue Reading