Students protest at Jamia Millia  Islamia University in New Delhi. (Photo: ANI)

Is Student Politics In India A Waste Of Time?

There is a view that youngsters in our college campuses are whiling away their time in political activism
Jim Sarbh (Photo courtesy Milind Shelte/India Today)
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"I Like Telling And Being Part Of Stories": Jim Sarbh In Conversation With Reader's Digest

For Jim Sarbh, it’s the script that matters and not the length of his roles

Kerala State Literacy Mission director P S Sreekala felicitating Romiya Kathur. (Pic credit: Kerala State Literacy Mission).
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Bihari Migrant Emerges On Top In Malayalam Literacy Exam

She came to the state in search of a job, but knew nothing about Malayalam  

Illustration by Atri
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A Writer After 200 Rejections

The story of a struggling author, whose dream came true after 21 years

Better Living

Making Money: 6 Habits Of Wealthy People

There’s only one secret to making money—find out now

Where The Bees Suck, There Suck I  by Hema Upadhyay  Mixed-media installation, dimensions variable, 2008 (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)
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Exploring Paradoxes In Hema Upadhyay's Autobiographical Artwork

The late Hema Upadhyay's famous installation, Where The Bees Suck, There Suck I is "more about destruction" than creation

Conversations

A Star Is Born: Sachin Tendulkar On What Inspired Him

Born into a hard-working, middle-class family, he went on to become a cricketing legend

The Indian cobra with the characteristic V mark on its hood (Image for representative purposes only. Courtesy Biodiversity Heritage Library/Flickr)
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The Mark Of Vishnu

Khushwant Singh's tale of Gunga Ram highlights the perils of falling into the trap of blind faith and superstition

Rinpung dzong, a 15th-century monastery and fort in Paro, Bhutan (Photo: Alamy)
Features

In the Land of Nirvana: The Many Charms Of Bhutan

A trip to Bhutan can be as meditative as it can be adventurous

Better Living

Four Easy Ways To Save Electricity

Make these tiny but significant lifestyle changes to cut down the consumption in your house to lower your bills and to make this world a healthier and happier place

Best Indoor Plants For A Healthy Home
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Best Indoor Plants For A Healthy Home

Liven up your home décor with these five low-maintenance indoor plants with easy-to-follow care tips to help you go along

Top 5 Beauty Tools
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Top 5 Beauty Tools

Everything you wanted to know about five essentials beauty tools every woman should be armed with to take the world on looking her best and in style

Super Seeds For Smart Snackers
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Super Seeds For Smart Snackers

Especially popular with health aficionados around the world, these five super seeds—packed with fibre, healthy fats, protein and antioxidants—will change the way you snack

A Student Who Is Bringing Education To Underprivileged Children
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A Student Who Is Bringing Education To Underprivileged Children

The Kolkata-based Sukriti Chiripal, has been recognized for her work by the Prime Minister recently

The Germiest Spots in Your Home⁠-And How To Keep Them Clean
Better Living

The Germiest Spots in Your Home⁠-And How To Keep Them Clean

If you think that just regular cleaning is all you need to keep it spot- and germ-free, then you may be wrong. Certain spaces in your home can be a hotbed of infection. Here's how to keep your family safe