Team

  • Sexist is as sexist does

    World Trip |  Amrita Tripathi
    The MLA who told the national kabaddi women's team coach that she should wear appropriate clothes - that is, a sari instead of shirt and...

  • Dr Kurien and Yuvraj: Indians never cease to inspire

    The Straight Drive |  Sriram Balasubramanian
    This weekend was a bag of mixed emotions. On one side, I was elated to hear the news of Yuvraj Singh getting back to cricket...

  • The pals of our time

    The Pied Piper |  Avinash Dubey
    If you thought of PayPal as a registered trademark of the US, think again. Many moons prior to the advent of the first digital transaction,...

  • India's ODI batting line-up: A problem of plenty

    Straight Talk |  Tanuj Khosla
    India's ODI team, the reigning World Cup holders, failed to reach the finals of the last two multi-team tournaments they played in. Whole the bowling...

  • Team Anna and their seditious speeches

    Post Mortem |  Brijesh Kalappa
    The Parliament has mildly reprimanded Team Anna with Speaker Meira Kumar reading out a statement saying any comment that lowered the dignity of Parliament was...

  • Rahul Dravid: From falling in love to respecting the man's game of cricket

    Sanguine Symphony |  Pragati Ratti
    I was in my early teens when I got hooked to cricket. My father has been a cricket freak all his life and I somehow...

  • Lokpal? The joke is on you

    Life As It Is |  Rajesh Kumar
    A pandal came up outside Ittooppu's tea stall. The year-end came as a bonus for the goat - three days of debate in Parliament on...

  • Where to fast?

    Dextra Aria |  Kajal Iyer
    Most of us in Mumbai had hoped for a quiet New Year after an eventful news year. But along came Anna. In the ...

  • No justification for attack on Bhushan

    Straight Talk |  Tanuj Khosla
    "I disagree with what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it" - Voltaire The very foundation of ...

  • Indian cricket: The perfect toy for everyone

    The Straight Drive |  Sriram Balasubramanian
    I had always wondered why Indian Cricket in general is used like a toy. It is like a toy, being used and compromised most of...

  • Heads Anna wins, tails Government loses

    Musings |   Rohit Khilnani
    Anna Hazare's fight against corruption is now a full blown mass movement. The country is with him and he knows that! From school and college...

  • Rajdeep Sardesai: The phenomenon called Dhoni

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the country's new Pied Piper. From his hairstyle to his helicopter shot, Dhoni's every single move is followed by millions. Sachin...

  • Gaurav Kalra: MSD from a distance

    Grumble with Gaurav |  Gaurav Kalra
    In journalism fancy headline writing is a much admired skill. But in the aftermath of India's World Cup victory, the phraseology to describe Indian skipper...