• No country for the excluded!

    Sundry thoughts |  Himanshu Mehta
    I voted for a change today. I must say though, in all frankness, that the experience was anything but enjoyable or uplifting. A ...

  • Physically-challenged, senior citizens have a tough time at polling booths April 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Election Commission had directed polling officers to make sure that special arrangement were made for the physically-challenged voters; but not much seemed to have changed. Here is a report by Himanshu Mehta of CNN-IBN. Despite news reports attributed to the Election Commission that special arrangements are in...
  • AAP, hum and a trust motion

    Sundry thoughts |  Himanshu Mehta
    Sheila Dikshit showed us how graceless she could be when she didn't attend AAP's swearing-in. Harsh Vardhan cut a real sorry figure at the trust...

  • The Jaipur road tragedy: A Malthusian take

    Sundry thoughts |  Himanshu Mehta
    The Jaipur tragedy where two members of a family died in a road accident raises several questions once again about the public's insensitivity, the officials'...

  • Bemusedly yours: The government's fuel policy

    Sundry thoughts |  Himanshu Mehta
    My Sunday mornings are perhaps no different than those of fellow men who toil the week away to put bread on the table. One woke...

  • Aayush, the 10-year-old braveheart

    Sundry thoughts |  Himanshu Mehta
    Dear all, Those of you who know me well are aware that I was recently operated upon at Medanta, The Medicity, Gurgaon, and ...

  • Introducing Chevy Volt: The new electric car August 13, 2009

    The car may carry a none-too-attractive sticker price of $40,000. ...
  • Beware! data theft could be on the rise in 2009 February 13, 2009

    Sixty seven per cent of data from companies were stolen by insiders. ...
  • Watch: Honey, I shrunk President Obama January 21, 2009

    Professor John Hart brings nanotechnology to the level of the common man. ...
  • Land on moon available for Rs 1,000 per acre November 10, 2008

    A whole acre on the moon costs a measly Rs 1,000. ...
  • Best real estate deal: Get your own peice of moon November 8, 2008

    Various sites offer to sell you a piece of your own celestial earth. ...
  • Doomsday? Bid to unravel universe secrets tomorrow September 9, 2008

    The experiment will attempt to simulate the conditions of Big Bang theory. ...
  • Move over Japan: China gets fastest train on planet August 6, 2008

    New Delhi: China's gearing up for the Olympics and how. Apart from building some impressive stadia, there's also an awesome mode of transport to get you to the venue. China has built the fastest rail service on the planet. At 350 kilometers per hour, the trains will rocket from Beijing...
  • Want to be a space tourist? Eat chocolate July 24, 2008

    Mathilde Epron played a game and won a trip to space. ...
  • These goggles could help you find lost stuff April 4, 2008

    Melbourne: Having claimed the prized wicket of Sachin Tendulkar in both the innings of the first match at Melbourne, Australia pace spearhead Peter Siddle hopes to nail the iconic batsman again during the Test series. Sachin is a big scalp and to get him out is nice. There's a lot...