Rebels don’t back down, Uddhav Thackeray leaves CM home, says will quit if MLAs say so

Uddhav was seen leaving Varsha, the official residence of the CM, with wife Rashmi and sons Aaditya and Tejas. He left with personal belongings, and was accompanied by Shiv Sainiks all the way to Matoshree, the Thackeray family home. Earlier, in an address which was more an appeal to the Sena continued after rebel minister … Read more

Babies don’t come with instruction manuals, so here are 5 tips for picking a parenting book

Babies don’t come with instruction manuals. Children are at once joyful, sad, confusing, predictable, generous, selfish, gentle and mean. What’s a parent to do when faced with such perplexing offspring? Given the complex interactions Of parent, child and surroundings, parents often feel lost. Many may seek answers in parenting books. Buy Now | Our best … Read more

Special to Express | Tour of Duty: Don’t blunt our winning edge

As part of the ongoing military reforms, the government is introducing ‘Tour of Duty’ (ToD) scheme called Agnipath, which is a short-term recruitment plan. Under the new policy, males aged 18-21 years with 10+2 qualification, will be enrolled on a contractual basis for a period of four years, including six months of training. On completion … Read more

Special to Express | Tour of Duty: Don’t blunt our winning edge

As part of the ongoing military reforms, the government is introducing ‘Tour of Duty’ (ToD) scheme called Agnipath, which is a short-term recruitment plan. Under the new policy, males aged 18-21 years with 10+2 qualification, will be enrolled on a contractual basis for a period of four years, including six months of training. On completion … Read more

“Don’t Want RBI To Become Extension Of Government”: Ex CEA Arvind Subramanian

Ex chief economic adviser Arvind Subramanian has called for institutional freedom As the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) raised its outlook for inflation to 6.7 per cent for the current fiscal, up from its previous projection of 5.7 per cent, former chief economic adviser Arvind Subramanian said that the central bank has reacted late to … Read more

Don’t believe everything you read about the man in this photo

In the outpouring of grief immediately after the recent school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, posts appeared on Twitter and other social media platforms about a man named “Bernie.” He was a teacher at Robb Elementary School who died sheltering his students from gunfire, the posts said. Many of the posts included a picture of a … Read more

Omar Abdullah interview: ‘Don’t think any sensible Kashmiri has found justification for 1990…We have greater responsibility to make minorities feel safe’

In a wide-ranging interview, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference (NC) leader Omar Abdullah tells The Indian Express that the recent attacks on Kashmiri Pandits and outsiders show that Article 370 was not the root cause of terror and violence in the region. He also talks about the “widening” footprint of militancy, … Read more

Don’t wear shorts they would tell Nikhat, today she is a world champion: Father Jameel

Mohammad Jameel, a former footballer and cricketer, wanted one of his four daughters to pick up a sport. The Nizamabad native picked athletics for his third daughter Nikhat Zareen. A young Nikhat emerged state champion in both the sprint events, but took to the boxing ring on the advice of an uncle. At 14, she … Read more

Don’t play politics with Covid death numbers, lets learn from them

Across the world, there is a desperate attempt to measure the cost of the Covid-19 pandemic, and one such measure is the excess deaths. In countries where robust infrastructure exists to register every death promptly, reliable and verifiable estimates of excess deaths are publicly available. However, in many countries with inadequate birth and death registration … Read more

Met Gala: Stars don’t bold shimmery gilded era looks

Blake Lively smiled for the cameras in a grand Versace gown, with husband Ryan Reynolds in brown velvet, Billie Eilish went with an upcycled green lace-trim dress from Gucci and Cynthia Erivo wore sheer white Louis Vuitton with a matching head piece as the Met Gala returned to its berth on the first Monday in … Read more