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    Amazon and Snapdeal Sales: The Best Deals on Offer

    E-commerce giants Flipkart, Amazon, and Snapdeal are running Republic Day promotional sales this week, and we’ve picked the best deals for you. Before we get started, here are a few pro tips to help you make the most out of these sales: Always compare prices before buying. Paytm is currently running some pretty decent cashback […]

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    Looking for Signs That Apple’s Runaway Growth Is Waning

    Investors have long relied on Apple to deliver one crucial attribute: growth. Now they are beginning to wonder whether Apple’s days as a growth stock are coming to an end. With sales increases of Apple’s prime product, the iPhone, projected to decelerate, and no clear new blockbuster device on the horizon, the era of the […]

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    Apple’s iPhone Success May Be Reaching Its Peak

    Apple could soon face one of its biggest challenges to date: Peak iPhone. Most analysts believe Apple surpassed its own record by selling more than 74.5 million units of its flagship product in the final three months of 2015. But there are signs that iPhone sales in the first three months of 2016 will – […]

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    Best Camera Phones Under Rs. 10,000 [February 2016]

    Not too long ago, if you wanted a great camera phone, you had to spend over Rs. 20,000 at the very least. While more expensive phones continue to have better cameras, technology has now evolved to a point where everyone can enjoy taking decent pictures, irrespective of the price point. (Also see: Best Camera Phones […]

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    13 Hours: What actually happened at the US consulate in Benghazi

    Photo Credit: Esam Al-Fetori /Reuters 13.2K Total Views Films can be used as powerful political weapons – and director Michael Bay’s latest film, 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi, is a case in point. Dramatising the deadly 2012 attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya, it has been trumpeted by right-wingers as an […]

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    TN polls: Why almost all political parties want this Captain on board

    Photo Credit: Youtube.com 13K Total Views When Opposition leader, Vijayakanth, also known as Captain, congratulated Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah on his re-election as party president last month, tongues began wagging furiously in Tamil Nadu. “This means he is going to come with the NDA,” said an elated BJP leader. Captain, who leads the […]

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    What do we owe Rohith Vemula after his death?

    Photo Credit: PTI 18.3K Total Views Rohith Vemula, a 26-year-old doctoral research scholar at the Central University of Hyderabad, took his life last month by hanging himself with a political banner in a friend’s hostel room. Neither mental depression nor personal failure was the cause of the suicide. The crimes that led to his premature […]

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    We were detained because we ‘looked like’ JNU students: Theatre group members picked up by police

    Photo Credit: Sangwari/Facebook 61.5K Total Views In the aftermath of protests at New Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University against the arrest of student union president Kanhaiya Kumar on charges of criminal conspiracy and sedition on Friday, the police swung into action again on Saturday. A day after Kumar’s arrest, seven people were reportedly detained while trying […]

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    Romance as sedition: Something new to try this Valentine’s Day

    Photo Credit: Twitter 12.1K Total Views February 14 is Parent Worship Day or “Matru Pitru Diwas”. It is also the culmination of a “balidan saptah” or Sacrifice Week to commemorate martyrs like Bhagat Singh. If you were going around thinking it’s Valentine’s Day, you can get your mind out of the gutter. Or the Bajrang […]

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    Red cards in cricket: An idea whose time has come

    Photo Credit: Saeed Khan / AFP 13.2K Total Views Cricket is often called the “gentleman’s game” but the reality is sometimes rather different. If the game conjured up romantic images of idyllic village greens and players clad in pristine white upholding the “spirit of the game” (whatever that means), it has metamorphosed into a multi-billion […]