Mumbai

Chidambaram calls TRS government a failure

People aware of what it has delivered : former minister Former Union minister P. Chidambaram has called the TRS government a failure as it moved away from core principles of democracy and failed to keep its election promises. Addressing a meeting of Congress activists here on Sunday, Mr. Chidambaram warned …

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A contemporary take

Italian maestro Carlo Rizzi first conducted Giacomo Puccini’s famous opera La Boheme in 1993, when he was 33. Since then, he has lost count of the number of times he’s performed it, and roughly estimates the figure to be over a hundred. Yet, his forthcoming rendition of the opera promises to be …

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The write way to success

Students connect with journalists to learn the nuances of becoming a good media professional “Media do not come out of a bubble nor do they live in one,” said author and veteran journalist Shanta Gokhale. She was the chief guest at the launch of the 30th anniversary issue of SCM …

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Gruelling Devil’s Circuit tests limits

Gruelling Devil’s Circuit tests limitsNumber of contestants nearly double at this year’s event in Juinagar, say organisers Mumbai: Swati Goswami, 23, a hurdler and winner in the women’s competitive category, had always thought of herself as fit till she participated in the Devil’s Circuit on Sunday. “I did not know …

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Sketching dreams at Young World painting competition

The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) brings to mind tense stockbrokers and frantic faces glued to television screens, the iconic building or the statue of the bull. On Sunday, though, the hectic world of finance was replaced by the riotous sounds of children having fun, as the The Hindu’s Young World Painting Competition …

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Raj sends alliance proposal to Matoshri

Move seen as desperate bid by MNS chief to brighten civic poll prospects after rout in 2014 MUMBAI: In a last-ditch attempt to remain in the race for the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray sent a proposal of alliance on Sunday to the Shiv …

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Defamation case: Rahul Gandhi to appear in Thane court

Mumbai: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will be appearing in a court at Bhiwandi in Thane on Monday in connection with a defamation case over his alleged comment against the RSS regarding Mahatma Gandhi’s assassination. At the last hearing, the Bhiwandi magistrate’s court had granted him bail after he appeared …

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India’s poor healthcare record a striking failure: Amartya Sen

Mumbai: Underlining India’s poor healthcare record, economist and Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen said the country’s continuing backwardness in providing good healthcare to its people is a striking failure. “People greet each other with ‘salute’, which literally means good health. By saluting each other, we wish each other good health, not …

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