Why are the Ola and Uber drivers on a strike?

The confrontation between the striking drivers and the tech-based startups - Ola and Uber - is not as straightforward as it seems. Propelled forward as it is by demonetisation and a demand for rights
Shalini Sharma and Abeer Kapoor Delhi

Reporting in a post-truth world

Sanjay Kapoor

Ever since Narendra Modi came to power in 2014, those aligned with his ideology have been openly derisive of journalists they say oppose the BJP.

USA Travel Ban: A short history of the Muslim ban

Newly anointed President Donald Trump’s executive order caused chaos and confusion before it was blocked by the judiciary. The ban is a sign of things to come
Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi

The right kind of investment for India

According to Dr. Keith Klugman who helped develop the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, immunisation is critical for reducing lakhs of preventable deaths caused by pneumonia
Shalini Sharma and Shibu Kumar Tripathi Delhi

"La La Land" a "team effort", says director Damien Chazelle

TOKYO, Jan 27 (Reuters) Actor Ryan Gosling and director Damien Chazelle stressed the collaboration that went into making their Oscar-nominated film "La La Land", at their first news conference foll

Will Trump ask Modi the impossible?

There are concerns that the newly anointed US President may ask India to put boots on the ground in Afghanistan
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

Shootout at Texas mall leaves one dead, seven wounded

SAN ANTONIO:  A bystander to a botched robbery at a Texas jewelry store was killed on Sunday, before one of the two robbers involved shot and wounded six other people while fleeing, police sai

Malaysia to offer reward for missing Flight MH370

Malaysia said today it would pay a reward to any private company that found the fuselage of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, days after a fruitless, three-year hunt was suspended.

Trump's energy pick to face jobs, climate questions

Timothy Gardner Washington 

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