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C Y Gopinath

C Y Gopinath

CY Gopinath, in Bangkok, throws unique light and shadows on Mumbai, the city that raised him. Email: cygopi@gmail.com

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When kids become commodities

When kids become commodities

Child abuse turns children into utilities, to be used and discarded. Child adoption can do the same when it is straddled by delays, paperwork and procedures... [Read More]

16 April,2024 02:38 AM IST | Mumbai | C Y Gopinath
Be smart, stay foolish, take care

Be smart, stay foolish, take care

In a bipolar world, where people come to blows on matters of personal belief, admitting ignorance and having a nimble, evolving position matters... [Read More]

09 April,2024 06:52 AM IST | Mumbai | C Y Gopinath
Utterflea and the fake oats dosa

Utterflea and the fake oats dosa

It’s that day of the year when you can do silly things and get away with it. Today, we examine what Twitter does to those who lie about the oats dosa... [Read More]

02 April,2024 01:43 AM IST | Mumbai | C Y Gopinath
Indians very welcome. Not.

Indians very welcome. Not.

Being the greatest country on the planet requires great behaviour and values. As India changes and shines, perhaps smugness and hubris need to be replaced by civility and humility... [Read More]

26 March,2024 06:52 AM IST | Mumbai | C Y Gopinath
Our Father, in other words

Our Father, in other words

Last week, out of the blue, I was reminded that Jesus did not write the Lord’s Prayer in the way we said it at assembly; and that no one in Jesus’s times, including Jesus, spoke English... [Read More]

19 March,2024 06:52 AM IST | Mumbai | C Y Gopinath
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In Photos: Israeli airstrike in southern Gaza city of Rafah kills at least 9

In Photos: Israeli airstrike in southern Gaza city of Rafah kills at least 9

An Israeli airstrike on a house in Gaza`s southernmost city killed at least nine people, six of them children, hospital authorities said Saturday, as Israel pursued its nearly seven-month offensive in the besieged Palestinian territory (Pics/AFP)... [Read More]

20 April,2024 09:13 PM IST
LS polls 2024 about making India a developed nation: PM Modi in Maharashtra

LS polls 2024 about making India a developed nation: PM Modi in Maharashtra

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday dubbed the Congress a vine which has no roots or branches and sucks dry those who support it, and asked people to be wary of the opposition alliance in realising the goals of `Viksit Bharat` and `Viksit Maharashtra`. (Pics/Maharashtra CMO and PTI)... [Read More]

20 April,2024 08:49 PM IST
Ent top stories: 'Love Aaj Kal' actor Arushi Sharma ties the knot

Ent top stories: 'Love Aaj Kal' actor Arushi Sharma ties the knot

Entertainment Top Stories: End your day with the most happening highlights. It`s time to relax and take a look at the latest news and events... [Read More]

20 April,2024 08:03 PM IST
IN PHOTOS | IPL 2024: Indian players to impress so far!

IN PHOTOS | IPL 2024: Indian players to impress so far!

Despite the big names in Indian cricket, here are the top five Indian players who have impressed in the IPL 2024 with their stunning performances (Pic: File Pic)... [Read More]

20 April,2024 07:55 PM IST
These popular USA treats may be banned over cancer containing chemicals

These popular USA treats may be banned over cancer containing chemicals

A looming threat shadows beloved American snacks. From Lucky Charms to Skittles, these classics face bans in several states due to cancer-causing chemicals in their ingredients... [Read More]

20 April,2024 07:08 PM IST
Lezanne Viviers showcases avant-garde concept designs at SA fashion week

Lezanne Viviers showcases avant-garde concept designs at SA fashion week

Lezanne Viviers has quickly become one of South Africa`s most compelling fashion designers owing to her beautifully crafted avant-garde collection... [Read More]

20 April,2024 06:20 PM IST
IN PHOTOS | IPL 2024, DC vs SRH: Here's all you need to know

IN PHOTOS | IPL 2024, DC vs SRH: Here's all you need to know

In the 35th fixture of the IPL 2024, Delhi Capitals will clash with Sunrisers Hyderabad. Here is all you need to know about today`s match (Pic: File Pic)... [Read More]

20 April,2024 05:50 PM IST
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IMF top official praises India’s growth trajectory under PM Modi’s regime

IMF top official praises India’s growth trajectory under PM Modi’s regime

International Monetary Fund Asia & Pacific Director Krishna Srinivasan on April 20 praised India’s growth trajectory under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s regime. Speaking to ANI, he said, “India has successfully navigated multiple shocks we’ve seen in the recent past, starting from the pandemic to the war in Ukraine and then the recent tensions in the Gulf. Growth at 6.8 per cent in 2024-25 is a very impressive number. And this is largely led by private consumption and public investment. I don’t see any red flags in the near term, but I would highlight one important aspect. Now, India has a young, growing population. India is likely to add about 15 million people to the labor force every year. Now, if you want to benefit from this demographic change, you will need lots of reforms. I think in particular, I would emphasize the need for significant investment in education and healthcare so that this growing labor force can contribute productively to the economy.”... [Read More]

20 April,2024 04:17 PM IST
Hubbali murder case: Victim’s father demands death penalty for killer

Hubbali murder case: Victim’s father demands death penalty for killer

In regards to the Hubbali murder case, Congress Corporator and father of the deceased, Niranjan Hiremath urged death penalty for the killer. Twenty-four-year-old daughter of a Congress corporator, who was stabbed to death by an unidentified person on a college campus in Hubbali was killed for turning down the accused`s proposal, claimed the father of the deceased. The Congress government in Karnataka is under severe pressure on law and order in the state after the twenty-four-year-old daughter of a Congress corporator was stabbed to death on the college campus in Hubbali. The state unit of the ABVP and the BJP protested the murder in Hubballi and Bengaluru on Friday and the issue is likely to flare up with the state going to the Lok Sabha Polls on April 26 and May 7.... [Read More]

20 April,2024 04:14 PM IST
“People haven’t seen such story before…” Rajkummar Rao on 'Srikanth'

“People haven’t seen such story before…” Rajkummar Rao on 'Srikanth'

Bollywood actor Rajkummar Rao and director Tushar Hiranandani open up about their upcoming film ‘Srikanth- Aa Raha Hai Sabki Aankhein Kholne’. The movie is based on the life of Srikanth Bolla, an industrious figure who triumphed over adversity to achieve success despite visual impairment. The biopic drama will release in the theaters on May 10, 2024. Other than Rajkummar Rao, the biopic drama will feature Jyothika, Alaya F, and Sharad Kelkar in significant roles... [Read More]

20 April,2024 03:52 PM IST
Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Priyanka Gandhi’s close aide Tajinder Bittu joins BJP

Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Priyanka Gandhi’s close aide Tajinder Bittu joins BJP

Congress’ Secretary In-Charge of Himachal Pradesh Tajinder Singh Bittu, ahead of Lok Sabha Elections 2024 resigned primary leadership of the party on April 20. Hours after resigning, ex-Congress leader joined Bharatiya Janata Party at party headquarters in Delhi. Tajinder Singh Bittu joined BJP in the presence of Union Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw and party General Secretary Vinod Tawde.... [Read More]

20 April,2024 02:50 PM IST
‘Arrow at Mosque’ Row fuels big war of words between Owaisi and Madhavi Latha

‘Arrow at Mosque’ Row fuels big war of words between Owaisi and Madhavi Latha

The spree of allegations between contending Madhavi Latha and Asaduddin Owaisi ahead of the Lok Sabha elections 2024 in Hyderabad, has intensified. Madhavi Latha’s ‘bow and arrow’ gesture video has added fuel to the fire. Owaisi and Madhavi are head to head against each other. Owaisi has alleged that the gesture was in front of a mosque. However, Madhavi came with a strong rebuttal and asked where did the mosque come from.... [Read More]

20 April,2024 02:43 PM IST
Watch PM Modi’s sharp attack at Rahul Gandhi for his remark on PM’s Dwarka visit

Watch PM Modi’s sharp attack at Rahul Gandhi for his remark on PM’s Dwarka visit

Addressing a public rally in Uttar Pradesh’s Amroha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on April 19 took a jibe at Congress MP Rahul Gandhi for his remark on his Dwarka visit. “The prince of Congress says that there is nothing to worship like in Dwarka (underwater)… they are dismissing our belief of thousand of years only for vote bank,” said PM Modi.... [Read More]

20 April,2024 02:38 PM IST
PM Modi in Madhya Pradesh: PM Modi takes jibe at Pakistan

PM Modi in Madhya Pradesh: PM Modi takes jibe at Pakistan

Recently, PM Modi in Madhya Pradesh addressed a public rally in which he slammed Pakistan. Addressing a public rally in Madhya Pradesh’s Damoh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on April 19 highlighted the food crisis of Pakistan. He said that the nation that used to transport terrorism is now unable to meet the food demands of its citizens. Pakistan has been facing a food crisis in the recent years due to a political crisis and economic crisis.... [Read More]

20 April,2024 12:17 PM IST
Hubbali murder case: Big political row erupts over brutal crime inside college

Hubbali murder case: Big political row erupts over brutal crime inside college

In regards to the Hubbali murder case, a big political row has erupted in Karnataka. Daughter of Congress Corporator Niranjan Hiremath - Neha was stabbed to death by Fayaz, her ex-classmate inside her college campus. Neha was declared ‘brought dead’ after she was rushed to the hospital post the incident. Pro-Hindu groups and BJP supporters also staged a protest outside the Vidyanagar Police Station.... [Read More]

20 April,2024 12:09 PM IST
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