Indian flag

Although Indian flags are a hot commodity throughout the year at Sadar Bazaar, thanks to the demand from schools, colleges and political parties, the scene is chaotic as we inch closer to the Independence Day. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint

Tracing the tricolour in Sadar Bazaar

3 min read . 15 Aug 2017
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj’s response to a tweet pointing out that doormats resembling the Indian flag were being sold on Amazon’s Canadian website was a study in overreaction. Photo: HT

Twitter tantrum

1 min read . 13 Jan 2017
Pingali Venkayya died uncelebrated in 1964. His village of Bhatlapenumarru did not even have a statue of the man till 1998. <br />Photo: HT<br />

Who is Pingali Venkayya?

2 min read . 15 Aug 2016
As Indian ships generally operate in Indian trades and Indian ships call frequently at Indian ports, a large number of Indian crew employed on Indian ships, though trading outside India, face difficulties in complying with the 182-day criteria for getting a non-resident Indian status.<br />

Indian seafarers get a tax boost

3 min read . 03 Oct 2014