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Remembering Girija Devi, the voice of Benares

'There is no one who can fill the vacuum created by the passing of Girija Devi,' mourns Sunita Budhiraja. Photograph: Kind courtesy Suyash Dwivedi/Wikimedia Commons It was the year 2008. I learnt......

'Modi has come to Benares to forward the Hindutva agenda'

'Benares has always encouraged healthy debate where disagreement and dissent was never frowned upon. Today, the people are faced with a situation where a political opponent is not being allowed to......

Som's right: Foreigners built the Taj

How much do you know about Shah Jahan, Mumtaz Mahal and the Taj Mahal? Setting off a controversy comes naturally to Sangeet Som, the Bharatiya Janata Party legislator from Sardhana, Uttar Pradesh.......

The forgotten brutality of the 1857 Mutiny

'The summer of 1857 saw violence, perpetrated by the Indians and the Britons, on an unprecedented scale.''Never before and never after in the history of British rule in India was there violence at......

Super Saturday: Modi, Maya, Rahul, Akhilesh's Kashi Yatra

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav, Rahul Gandhi and BSP supremo Mayawati will descend on Varanasi on Saturday making it their battleground ahead of the last phase......

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,......

Smaller Tata companies sparkled under Cyrus

Small- and mid-size companies where Cyrus was the chairman did better on bourses than large Tata group companies The small and medium sized Tata Companies were the star performers during the......

Tata group's most valuable company is TCS

Tata Motors, Titan Company & Tata Steel come in at second, third & fourth slots. India's largest software services company Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) accounts for over two-thirds of the......

Trade cautiously in over 2,000 stocks: BSE

As part of their surveillance mechanism and to safeguard the interest of investors, leading bourses BSE and NSE have suggested extra due diligence in trading of illiquid stocks. As per directions......

Indian-American appointed to key IT post

The Obama Administration has appointed Indian-American to a key IT position, making him head of an agency that facilitates the sharing and access of terrorism-related information within various......

Is Hrithik convincing as mathematician Anand Kumar? Vote!

What do you think? Do let us know. IMAGE: Hrithik Roshan as Anand Kumar in Super 30. Photograph: Courtesy Hrithik Roshan/Twitter   Hrithik Roshan's first look from Vikas Bahl's upcoming......

Why Akshay Kumar's National Award win feels like a joke

From ranting about Akshay Kumar's National Award and Vinod Khanna's viral photographs to raving about Adil Hussain's Mukti Bhawan and Nicole Kidman in Big Little Lies, Sukanya Verma's super filmi......

Censorship, Udta Punjab and the state of Indian cinema

Much as we'd like it to, all hasn't changed.In our country, the revolution must be polite and careful not to offend.Still, Raja Sen assures, there is hope. The masterful Iranian filmmaker Asghar......

Richa Chadha: I am being spoilt by international attention now

Not only does Richa Chadha have a nose for picking interesting roles, but her olfactory system also seems to help her prepare for them.  Before starting on a project, she selects a fragrance......

Birthday Special: The Top 10 Films of Dhanush

We celebrate Dhanush's birthday on July 28 by looking back at his best movies. Dhanush demonstrated his extraordinary acting skills from his very first film, Thulluvadho Ilamai in 2002,......
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Jaya's birthday celebrations in PM's Benares

Former Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa's birthday, which was on February 24, will be celebrated in Varanasi on Saturday, March 10. Varanasi is the... ...
When Mahatma Gandhi found nothing objectionable with 'Madhushala'

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has recounted the time when his father celebrated poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan was receiving brickbats for his illustrious... ...
Bengaluru lab to get atomic cesium clock

Bengalurus Regional Reference Standard Laboratory (RRSL) is all set to join the league of time keepers of the nation. The laboratory that offers... ...
Who is Anand Kumar? Twitter says Hrithik nails the look, Do you agree?

Hrithik Roshans first look as Patna-based scholar Anand Kumar in the upcoming biopic titled "Super 30" was unveiled on Twitter today. Phantom films... ...
Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput look resplendent in white for Anita Dongre

The opening night of the much-awaited five-day fashion gala, Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2018 kickstarted with feted designer Anita Dongre... ...

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