Rajiv Nagpal
Market readying for a directional move

Last week, the short-covering rally during the November series expiry took the bears by surprise. The bear operators had a busy day on Thursday, making haste to cover their positions.

Rajiv Nagpal
Start hedging for an event risk

After eight weeks, call option buyers heaved a sigh of relief last week. Notably, there was short covering in some good but controversy-hit financial sector stocks.

Sangeetha G.
Select agri commodity prices witness sharp fall

Futures contracts of select agricultural commodities witnessed a sharp fall in prices in the last two weeks of November without fundamentals supporting the weakness.

Ranjan Das
ScreenSavour: The Fine Art of Pitching

“An improvised family from rural Bengal at the beginning of the 19th century struggles hard to negotiate their abysmal poverty and eventually migrate to Banaras in the hope of a better future.” We

Ritu Pandey
Blended rhythms

“It’s a nice surprise.

Payal Dhar
Gizmo Geek: How green is my off-road bike?

Off-road biking as a sport and a hobby is gathering popularity.

Ananda Majumdar
Ruminations: A bitter offensive

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee is facing the third biggest challenge of her political career. And it has the makings of being the most difficult for her.

DC Pathak
Spy’s eye: Looking back at 26/11

The Mumbai terror attack of Nov.

Yajurvindra Singh
Turning Track: GO FOR THE KILL

As the curtains draw on the year 2018, India will get the final opportunity -- after losing to South Africa and England in their den -- to justify its number one position in ICC Test rankings.

Shubha Singh
Diplomatic Enclave: Road to Kartarpur

India and Pakistan inaugurated this week the building of the Kartarpur corridor to provide-visa free access to Indian pilgrims to the most revered Gurudwara Darbar Sahib, Kartarpur in Pakistan.