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The V.G. Siddhartha (VGS) suicide has cast a pall of gloom over Indian business and in the main the breeding ground of entrepreneurship - Bangalore. More so because Siddhartha was besieged by creditors of all hues. And he was desperately trying to pare his debt by hawking his stake in Mindtree, Tanglin Developments (Blackstone along with southern dev...

Raising a strong voice against human trafficking - which is an organised crime in India violating basic human rights - young activists, change-makers and minister here on Tuesday urged everyone to be more vocal on such issues and shatter all stereotypes....

Hitherto, the thousands of Indians who had migrated to Britain in the wake of the partition of the sub-continent had lived in silence, perhaps wanting to bury the ghosts of the past as they sought to make a new life. Two years ago, award-winning journalist and broadcaster Kavita Puri produced a three-part series, "Partition Voices" for BBC...

There is a quantum leap in derisive mirth that stand-up comedians on both sides of the Atlantic are generating ever since a Donald Trump look-alike entered the black door at 10, Downing Street. In fact, if Boris Johnson disciplined the outside of his head with a touch of Brylcream that would confirm a twin-like Boris-Donald duet....

Finally, the Karnataka Government of the Congress-JDS coalition has fallen, and the reverberation from that long struggle for values and principles will be long felt across the political spectrum. The brazen attempt by the BJP to undermine the democratic process using money and manpower has once again borne ...