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"MiG-21 is not a forgiving aircraft"

Does MiG-21 have a poor track record? Here is the gist of an online discussion held with Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa, Former Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Navkaran Jeet Singh Dhillon, Air Marshal SK Ghotia, and Wing Commander Rajiv Batt

Oppn giving publicity to ‘Kashmir Files’ by talking about it: Tehseen Poonawala

Responding to the popularity of the much-debated film ‘The Kashmir Files’, political analyst and social activist Tehseen Poonawala has asked the opposition, if it has no burning issues to discuss other than giving the film overt public

Chahal challenges accuser, seeks proof from BJP leader

BJP leader Mohit Kamboj on Saturday alleged that Brihanmumbai municipal commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal has a property in the USA and he is going to inform the income tax department about it. Calling the claim “baseless” and an attempt

Have not visited IT office even once: BMC commissioner

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal has denied ever visiting the income tax office, after a “letter” appeared on social media, in which the IT department had purportedly issued summons to him.

Fourth wave? "Nothing to worry if we follow strategies that worked”

BMC additional municipal commissioner (health), Suresh Kakani, has been at the heart of Covid management in Mumbai since the start of the pandemic, helming the health infrastructure and planning of the country’s financial capital. On fie

A digital walk through rare, untold stories of India’s natural heritage

Starting Monday – which is International Day of Forests, people across the world can view rare stories from different ecosystems of India’s rich natural heritage through more than 100 rare visuals and videos of wildlife and birds. Thes

Furnishing $10 million guarantee in 5 minutes for hosting Chess Olympiad

While several sportsmen and women have made us proud with their achievements in various tournaments including in last Olympics, the image of sports organizers and politicians associated with the sports bodies has not been very encouraging generall

Teen Choto Chamuch

Nautanki Saala and Other Stories By Mohua Chinappa OakBridge Publishing

In UP, half of new MLAs have declared criminal cases against themselves

As the dust settles on the assembly election results, it is time to get to know the new winners: In Uttar Pradesh, 205 (51%) of the 403 winning candidates have declared criminal cases against themselves, according to an analysis by the Association

On Women’s Day, reading for a more equal world

A World of Equals: A Textbook on Gender Edited by Susie Tharu, A. Suneetha and Uma Maheswari Bhrugubanda Orient BlackSwan, 170 pages, Rs

‘Do you know that India’s largest biopharma company was founded because of a gender bias?`

Rising: 30 Women Who Changed India By Kiran Manral Rupa Public

Who will win UP polls, why: This book can help you figure it out

From Lucknow to Lutyens: The Power and Plight of Uttar Pradesh By Abhigyan Prakash

Skin donation can save lives: India needs to raise awareness

An estimated 7 million people die of burn injuries every year in India, making it the largest group of injuries after road accidents. 80% of those who suffer burn injuries are women and children. Almost 1-1.5 lakh people get crippled and need mult

Bangladesh at fifty: An anthology for scholars and readers alike

Bangladesh: Writings on 1971, Across Borders Edited by Rakhshanda Jalil and Debjani Sengupta Orient BlackSwan, Rs. 875.00, 292 pages

World’s richest municipality gets richer: has Rs 92,000 crore FDs now

In a bonanza of sorts, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation fixed deposits have jumped from Rs 78,000 crore to over Rs 92,000 crore during in eight months. The 18% growth in the FD kitty has come after the state government reduce

How the 99 percent live – and die

Faces of Inequality Stories of the Poor and underprivileged from India’s grassroots By Pradeep Baisakh Notion Press, Rs 350, 310 pages [

Square Panda: Leveraging IT for enhancing Ed-Tech Solution

India is home to 313 million illiterate people, 59 percent of whom are women. This has a staggering socio-economic cost.Square Panda works with a vision to engage with State Governments across country to roll out FLN Solution into the realm of FLN

ED arrests Nawab Malik in money laundering case

In a dramatic turn of events, Maharashtra minorities affairs minister Nawab Malik was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) Wednesday, becoming the second minister of the state’s MVA government to be arrested by the central probe agen

LIC IPO on schedule: Nirmala Sitharaman

Escalating tensions between Russia and Ukraine have made the Indian government worried if the market situation is conducive but it will go ahead with the upcoming initial public offering of the state-run insurance giant behemoth LIC, finance minis

KCR meets Thackeray, Pawar; talks a third front

Ahead of the 2024 parliamentary elections, to form a strong third front of regional parties against the ruling BJP at the centre, Telangana chief minister K. Chandrasekar Rao visited Mumbai and met Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray as we

Visionary Talk: Sanjay Pandey, Mumbai Police Commissioner with Kailashnath Adhikari, MD, Governance Now


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