ON THE MORNING of July 29, Renu Khanolkar was busy with household chores when she heard a loud noise. In the next few minutes, her house was engulfed by a flood of muddy water. An earthen embankment (a raised structure made from compacted soil to confine run-off) at a controversial iron ore mine had burst following a landslide, and a flood of mud swept through Kalane village in Sindhudurg district, Maharashtra.
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Will The Uttar Pradesh Polls Mark The End Of The BJP's Multi Caste Hindutva Vote Base?
The exodus of OBC allies from the BJP camp has led to this question: Will the assembly polls mark the end of the ruling party’s multi-caste hindutva vote base
Difficult To Emulate Virat, The Born Leader
Draws were not good enough for Virat Kohli, and this helped him deliver the wins he needed to take India to the top of Test cricket
As IEDs pose a major threat, providing foolproof security to VIPs during campaign season will require adequate training, right equipment and seamless coordination between agencies
FREEING THE FILMMAKER
Filmocracy, a Kerala collective, is making cinema a possibility for many young indie filmmakers
No alternative to privatising banking sector
INTERVIEW ARVIND PANAGARIYA, economist
MOTHER IN VERSE
In translating Nabaneeta Dev Sen’s poetry from Bangla, Nandana Dev Sen understood her mother a lot better and also found a place of refuge
TAKING FRESH GUARD
Virat Kohli’s decision to step down as Test captain was an emotional one, but not one taken in haste. A change of guard in the BCCI and lack of communication led to India’s most successful Test captain walking away. The silver lining could be the return of the champion batter
Weaponised drones will be next-gen terror tactics
INTERVIEW M.A. Ganapathy director general, National Security Guard
An abruptly ended march might have triggered the Congress’s political redemption in Karnataka
Weaponising space not ISRO's mandate
INTERVIEW: S. SOMANATH, chief of ISRO
Best-selling Ayurvedic author Sahara Rose Ketabi has made a life out of modernizing ancient wisdom.
Into The Mountains
With its endearing culture, fascinating architecture and scenic nature, Kathmandu is a constant surprise
Produce for the next 10 billion people will come from tech
In the session “Disrupting Agriculture with Deep Tech”, innovators in the AgriTech sector spoke about how technology empowers the agriculture vertical and how advanced technologies will bring in different business models (Moderated by Vaishnavi Desai)
Modi Versus Modi
Businessman and former IPL head Lalit Modi’s mother Bina Modi, his sister Charu and brother Samir have filed a suit seeking to restrain the arbitration proceedings initiated by London-based Lait Modi in Singapore over property disputes in the family. The apex court may have found a way to ease the way for a settlement
Only 4 Maha dists may reach 100% 1-dose target by yr-end
Sindhudurg And Bhandara Could Join Mum, Pune
SC sets up mediators in Lalit Modi, Bina Modi family property dispute
THE SUPREME COURT on Thursday appointed two of its former judges, Justices Vikramajit Sen and Kurian Joseph, as mediators to settle the dispute between former IPL chairman Lalit Modi and his mother, Bina Modi.
WASTEFUL INDIA HELD BY KOREA
Defending Champs Share Points Despite Taking 2-0 Lead In Asian CT Tie
KASHI HISTORICALLY WITHSTOOD INVADERS: MODI
Prime Minister remembers exploits of ancient royal and Shivaji, terms Vishwanath temple a confluence of India’s past and present
PM's Kashi day out: A dip in Ganga, chat with labourers
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday took the ritualistic dip in the holy river before going to inaugurate the Rs 900-crore Kashi Vishwanath Dham (KVD), housing the world-famous Kashi Vishwanath Temple.
LALIT FABIANI SCION OF THE TIMES
THE SOFT-SPOKEN CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER OF THE MADRID-BASED AMERICORP GROUP COMES ACROSS AS A BREATH OF FRESH AIR, AS HE CHATS WITH HELLO! ABOUT CREATIVITY IN REAL ESTATE, SHAPESHIFTING ACROSS CITIES, AND HIS IDEA OF TOGETHER FOREVER!