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Magsaysay Awardee: RSS/BJP can't tolerate dissent

IMAGE: The Benaras Hindu University. 'If I am not there, the RSS would do that job. They are obviously in power, they can do anything.' Magsaysay Award winner Sandeep Pandey's teaching contract at......

'It will take ten years to revive Ganga'

'The Ganga must be kept above all divisive politics,' says Uma Bharti 'Ma Ganga aur Benaras se mera rishta purana hai (I have an old relationship with the Ganga and Benaras),' Narendra Modi, then......

After saffron Holi, saffron Onam isn't far

Tarun Vijay on why the victory in Uttar Pradesh belongs to Narendra Modi and the road ahead. The Five-State Verdict: LIVE LEADS/RESULTS IMAGE: A BJP supporter celebrates the party's electoral......

'Kashi ka bachcha' Modi vows to expose 'kala dhan and kale mann'

Slamming opposition for stalling Parliament over demonetisation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday likened it to the "cover fire" given by Pakistani forces to help terrorists in infiltration......

Shehnai exponent Ustad Ali Ahmad Hussain Khan dies

Eminent Shehnai exponent Ustad Ali Ahmad Hussain Khan, one of the best-known players of the instrument after the legendary Bismillah Khan, passed away in Kolkata following prolonged illness. He was......

The rise and fall of Benarasi silk trade

We're drifting on the Ganga in a little boat listening to Pullu, our boatman, wax eloquent about Benarasi silk. "Connoisseurs can always tell when a woman is wearing a Benarasi silk sari," says he,......

Uproar in Rajya Sabha over soaring prices of pulses, vegetables

'The government has joined hands with certain special persons and prices of pulses have shoot up to Rs 205-210 per kg and the case of vegetables is also the same.' Taking a jibe at Bharatiya......

Telecom sector will need over 4 million workforce by 2022: Min

Prasad said the growth rate of telecom sector between 2013-2017 would be around 15 per cent   India's telecom sector, which is growing at 15 per cent annually, will require 4.16 million......

Modi effect? Mukesh Ambani celebrates wife's b'day in Varanasi

Image: Mukesh Ambani with Wife Nita Ambani. Photograph: Sandeep Pal Industrialist Mukesh Ambani celebrated wife Nita Ambani’s 50th birthday with much fanfare in Varanasi on Saturday. It......

Future plays Holii in premium segment

Kishore Biyani has entered the non-mass segment for the first time. But retail presence is the task ahead before he can join in the festivities.Kishore Biyani's Future Group is no stranger to......

'It's crazy to get into English music after growing up in Benaras'

'I don’t miss college because I don’t know what it's like. What I'm doing is something special; I wouldn’t trade it for a normal life.' The Stage winner Yatharth Ratnum gets ready......

Amy Jackson collaborates with Manj Musik

The top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: British model-turned-actress Amy Jackson has teamed up with Punjabi rapper Manj Musik for a new venture. The actress shared......

Going back in time with Sadhana

'I want my fans to remember me as the Sadhana of Love In Simla, Mere Mehboob, Woh Kaun Thi and Arzoo,' the Bollywood legend, who passed into the ages on Christmas Day, told Dinesh Raheja. IMAGE:......

Review: Masaan is a truly impressive directorial debut

Masaan is an immense achievement for a first-time filmmaker and must be applauded, says Raja Sen.(Full disclosure: Masaan is produced by Drishyam Films and they are the people producing Raja......

'I'd love to play Amitabh Bachchan's daughter'

'Masaan went to Cannes, got a standing ovation, won awards. I want the people of India to watch my film. Finally, it is happening!' Shweta Tripathi is all set to make waves. Shweta Tripathi may......

Imtiaz Ahmed bags five wkts as Sehwag, Gambhir flop

Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir's poor run of form continued as the formidable Delhi batting line-up put up only 235 against Uttar Pradesh on the opening day of the Ranji Trophy group league......

BCCI awards: Sachin named player of the year

Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar and former all-rounder Salim Durrani bagged top honours, while the World Cup-winning Indian team, led by skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, was felicitated by......
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A bridge & its untold stories

While bridging the lives across the two banks of the river Hoogly, the iconic Howrah Bridge in Kolkata is also a silent witness to their myriad... ...

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Direct Create looking to expand its employee base

Direct Create, a collaboration-based community platform built to rapidly scale the handmade sector on Friday announced its plans to bring in an... ...

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Is it only a co-incidence that both Kiran Rao and Ashutosh Gowarikar wanting to do a film on Gauhar Jaan at the same time?

Both the film makers have surprisingly declared their wish to make a biopic on the courtesan. Recently Kiran Rao attended special screening of... ...

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Bringing back the food Indians have forgotten

Ever heard of 'gosht ka halwa' or 'dal ki dulhan'? Avantika Bhuyan profiles a battery of food enthusiasts who are out to make sure that you do... ...

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