Security Stepped Up Across Delhi Ahead of Diwali as Police Strengthens Anti-Terror Measures

New Delhi: Police personnel have been deployed in large numbers in markets and other crowded areas in Delhi as a security measure in the run up to Diwali, officials said. Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik has directed all senior officers to strengthen anti-terror measures in their respective areas, according to sources. “Due to high footfall…

The story of wrestler Ritu Phogat

The movie had only been out three months, but Ritu Phogat’s world had already been changed by ‘Dangal’. “It’s not easy to get used to all this attention,” said Ritu, jostling with the outstretched phones and the ‘Phogat, Phogat’ chants, alongside younger sister Sangeeta. This was the 2017 Bharat Kesari Dangal in Ambala. And while…

A Little Roseanne in All of Us

There was something oddly refreshing about watching the TV show Roseanne when it was in its prime. I was in my early 20s when it gained popularity and I remember not only laughing with the TV family but also laughing at my own family in comparison. From unemployment and dysfunctional relationships to dreams of escaping…

Wimbledon's Singles and Doubles Records

Martina Navratilova, from the United States, holds the record for winning the most singles titles in a row, with six from 1982-1987, and in 1990 became the record holder for the most titles overall in the history of the championship, with nine Ladies 'Singles titles in all between 1978-1990, playing consecutively in every Wimbledon Championship…

Diwali Release for Ajay Chautala as 14-Day Furlough Begins Hours Before Son Takes Deputy CM Oath

New Delhi: Jannayak Janata Party leader Dushyant Chautala’s father Ajay Chautala walked out of Tihar Jail on Sunday morning after being granted furlough for two weeks. In his first interaction with the media following the JJP’s performance in Harayan elections, Chautala senior lauded his son for “establishing the organisation in just 11 months”. Ajay, who…