Devyani Onial


‘Everything he wrote was imbued with the people, the art of India’
Sun, Nov 11, 2018

Parvati Sharma on her new book on emperor Jahangir, digging him out of obscurity and why the Mughals continue to be labelled outsiders.

‘A fear of the Other is at the core… This is still relevant in 2018’
Sun, Apr 15, 2018

Brothers Chapman and Maclain Way, directors of the Netflix series Wild, Wild Country, on what prompted them to make the docu-series, its relevance today and their meeting with the feisty Ma Anand Sheela.

Farmers, Ponzi victims: Everyone has a cause at Anna Hazare sit-in
Thu, Mar 29, 2018

From Tamil Nadu and Punjab farmers to Jaypee home buyers and employees against the Moser Baer boss, everyone hoped the spotlight on him would also throw a light on them and their troubles.

Padmini’s poet: The man behind the first known narrative of Rani Padmavati is known more as a peer
Sun, Nov 26, 2017

Miles from Chittor, Malik Muhammad Jayasi, the man behind the first known narrative of Padmini, is known more as a peer

Dalhousie to Dara Shukoh: On the road with the ‘good’ Mughal
Wed, Feb 08, 2017

Dara Shukoh is said to have been a philosopher, a tolerant and pluralist prince, who found common threads in Islam and Hinduism.

With a little help from my family
Sun, Oct 30, 2016

As in everything else in India, there is scope for diversity in Diwali too.

Ansari’s visit brightens Algeria plant prospects
Thu, Oct 20, 2016

With Algeria’s phosphate reserves standing at over 5 billion tonne, India is looking to set up a joint venture mega fertiliser plant with a possible investment of $5-7 billion.

Secularism bedrock of Indian democracy: V-P Hamid Ansari
Tue, Oct 18, 2016

Hamid Ansari said, “The superstructure of a democratic polity and a secular state structure, put in place in modern India, is anchored in the existential reality of a plural society.”

Hungary pledges support to India
Mon, Oct 17, 2016

Orban was addressing the media along with Indian Vice-President Hamid Ansari at the century-old Parliament building Sunday after the signing of two MoUs between the two countries.

Fight against terrorism is now a universal subject, says VP Hamid Ansari
Sun, Oct 16, 2016

Ansari arrived in Budapest Saturday evening, and over the next two days of his visit, two MoUs will be signed with Hungary, including one on water management — the Cabinet cleared the proposal for which two days ago.

The Patriot Game: Starring Arnab the hero v/s artistes as villains
Tue, Nov 01, 2016

Much has changed in succeeding years but it seems the artist is still the villain.

Shaktiman statue pulled down before inauguration
Wed, Jul 13, 2016

Chief Minister Harish Rawat was supposed to inaugurate the statue but declined to do so, and on Tuesday morning residents woke up to the missing statue.

To Salman: Next time your muscles ache, try ‘painful’
Wed, Jun 22, 2016

Unfortunately, rape is a word tossed around casually, often by men, sometimes by women. And among the stars, Salman Khan isn't the only one. Remember Chatur's speech in 3 Idiots?

Happy days are here again
Sun, Jun 12, 2016

For those who lived in boarding schools, summer holidays came with the promise of late mornings, books and endless food.

Fire on the Mountain
Sat, May 14, 2016

Forest fires are a common occurrence in the hills of Uttarakhand, but this year, the magnitude has been much higher. The story of a village in Tehri Garhwal and the resistance of its women shows why the local community needs to be the first line of defence.

As Sushma responds to US mother’s tweet, daughter gets medical aid in Dehradun jail
Fri, May 13, 2016

Colette Smith’s friends said she has a host of medical issues and her health has been deteriorating in prison.

Back as CM, Harish Rawat thanks Centre, Mayawati, party leadership
Thu, May 12, 2016

The Centre had imposed President’s Rule in Uttarakhand on March 27 after nine Congress MLAs voted with the BJP in the House on the Appropriation Bill on March 18.

Uttarakhand floor test: Congress has numbers, Supreme Court the result
Wed, May 11, 2016

The House Speaker disqualified the rebels, and the decision was upheld later by the High Court and Supreme Court, which paved the way for the floor test.

Uttarakhand floor test- A tale of 2 MLAs: Arya in, Arya out
Wed, May 11, 2016

The Indian Express profiles the two MLAs who switched sides Tuesday.

Uttarakhand floor test: Assured of results, says ousted Cong CM Harish Rawat
Tue, May 10, 2016

The PDF with its four members and two BSP MLAs went with the Congress.