India should aim to get 40% electricity from n-power by 2050: Former AEC chief (Interview) (15:34)
By Sirshendu Panth
Moscow, June 26 (IANS) Indigenous manufacturing of major components and ensuring a strong participation from the domestic industry are the major challenges before the Indian nuclear power programme now, says former Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) chief M R Srinivasan.
My five decades in films went by in moments: Dharmendra (Interview) (12:30)
By Sugandha Rawal
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) He is known as Bollywood's 'Yamla, Pagla, Deewana', but for long he was also seen as the macho hero of silver screen.
For women, criticism is directly proportional to success: Actress Kalki Koechlin (Interview) (12:34)
By Sahana Ghosh
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) Fresh-faced and spontaneous, Kalki Koechlin is known for bringing a certain degree of panache to the roles she portrays, unconventional as they are.
'Sanitation workers clean our cities, but are denied even minimum wage' (Interview) (12:12)
By Swagata Yadavar
After a decade-long legal battle, the Supreme Court ruled in April 2017 that permanent jobs be given to 2,700 contract workers of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), India's richest municipal corporation. These contract workers, who sweep streets, collect garbage and clean sewers, were not entitled to health and other benefits, vacation, rest days and pension. They will now get back pay of two years and employee benefits, such as weekly offs and medical leave without a pay cut.
Loan waiver is not a permanent solution: BJP farmers' cell chief (Interview) (11:42)
By Brajendra Nath Singh
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Loan waiver is not a permanent solution for the problems faced by farmers, feels the chief of the Bharatiya Janata Party's farmers' cell, Virendra Singh "Mast", who says only a fair price for their produce can mitigate the situation.
'No end to climate action even if US withdraws' (Interview) (16:14)
By Vishal Gulati
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) President Donald Trump on Thursday is set to clear the air on whether the US would withdraw from the historic Paris Climate Agreement adopted by nearly 200 countries, including India.
My second innings is about doing what gives satisfaction: Sachin Tendulkar (Interview) (13:02)
By Radhika Bhirani
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) It has been four years since Sachin Tendulkar retired from competitive cricket, but the game is so ingrained in his head that he only talks of his life and work in terms of innings. In his "second innings", the master blaster says, he is focussed on doing whatever gives him satisfaction.
Don't want the world of 'Baahubali' to end: Rajamouli (Interview) (13:58)
By Haricharan Pudipeddi
Chennai, May 18 (IANS) He's the man of the moment in Indian cinema. Filmmaker S.S Rajamouli, basking in the phenomenal success of "Baahubali 2: The Conclusion", believes the world of "Baahubali" goes beyond films and there is so much more to explore. So, he doesn't want it to end.
It's racist, ignorant: Deepika Padukone on being called Priyanka (Interview) (15:28)
By Radhika Bhirani
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone, who has been mistaken for Priyanka Chopra by the foreign media in the US multiple times, says it's racist and ignorant for people to assume that people with similar skin tones are the same.