He saw himself as the successor of Jose Marti Perez, the author and poet, who many called the “Apostle of Cuban Independence.”
India was built on the success of her integration, its multiplicity and the resilience of its people. Mumbai is its shining symbol.
The Jack & Jones billboard that just got slammed along with Ranveer Singh is quite Mad Men-esque at the first glance.
As the abstract absurdity of the polling system was revealed I thought: please just call it. And when they finally did, I felt nothing but relief.
A visiting German journalist in India recounts the last one week when she struggled to exchange/withdraw old currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000.
As I walk past his cycle-cart, trying my best to avoid eye contact, Rajkumar has no idea that his business, or at least his customers, has gone online one fine morning.
Many of us have been able to handle the demonetisation crisis well. Many have not. The former have no right to poke fun at the latter, abuse them or call them unpatriotic because they are facing legitimate problems.
After seven hours of wait, for the first time in life the cash in my hands felt like 'mehnat ki kamai'.
It is now our turn to be the great firewall against the madness sweeping humanity.
It was not only Hillary Clinton's loss that is reflective of misogyny, it is also Donald Trump’s victory.
The US media would have you believe this is an upset, a shock, a surprise. They’re wrong.
Hillary Clinton has never shied away from attributing the successes of the nation to the immigrants, many important people on her team are of Indian origin.
Trump has proven to be an incorrigible misogynist. He has and continues unapologetically to call women--that won't do his bidding or those he doesn't like--slobs, dogs, fat pigs and ugly.
As we go through yet another cycle of hand wringing over Kashmir, perhaps it is time to put aside irrational pride and ask some very practical questions.
When I speak to my colleagues here and how they deal with abusive e-mails, posts on Facebook, or comments on Twitter, it already feels a bit like home.
For years now the Nation knew where to turn to for their answers every night, what if it just left them with even more questions.
Come Diwali and alongside the pollution, there’s panic in the air.
In both Uri and Quetta the intended victims were asleep, and as such soft targets, when stealthy attacked.
The intention was to make justice more accessible to women who may not always want criminal proceedings but yet sought intervention while keeping the possibility of reconciliation open.
The fires are so many and so widespread that satellites flying hundreds of kilometres above the Earth record their presence.
Arsenal under Arsene Wenger are a reminder that football is a visual sport, that it can be beautiful and breathtaking even without goals being scored.
Karan Johar, I am sad that you surrendered to the forces of darkness and despotism.
Inequality is a sign of lack of opportunity - a reflection of persistent disadvantage for marginalized sections of society.
Trump's angry tirades against the "establishment", left wing media and the international bankers wanting to undermine the US sovereignty by defeating him are making his supporters angry.
Kashyap's industry itself is divided over the issue of Pakistani actors working in Indian films.
We are all pouting for likes on social media. The kids too. Everyone is selling hard, so are the kids. But in the wake of the recent controversy surrounding a toddler's 'reported makeover', we need to rethink if we should even allow kids in the ad world.
India has dominated the game of Kabaddi for a long time but other nations are catching up, as evident in the Kabaddi World Cup.
An expert from WHO's India Programme office warned that "dengue is the fastest growing disease in the world and climate change will only exacerbate the problem".
James Bond, it seems, has decided to bond with the best.
The top police officer from the area is quoted saying members of the group were not comfortable with Nawazuddin playing a role in Ramlila.
Despite the contrasting developments in Cauvery and Indus, the grievances in both are similar and have common cause.
There are hundreds of varieties of indigenous vegetables in India because of its rich and diverse Indian tradition, this is particularly true for brinjal, but also to a lesser extent for mustard.
It doesn't behove the Defence Minister of India, a mature democracy, an ancient and great civilisation to speak in this manner.
Do we need this jingoism? In my view, no.
The worst and the most intractable drag on India is the almost omnipresent corruption and near complete neglect of people's basic health and educational needs of most of the population in the country.
If one is so inclined to pray aloud, then one ought to do so in the designated areas of worship or within the earshot of fellow adherents.