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Social engineering: BJP's Bihar formula to swing a vote?

Aiming to send the right signal to different sections of society, the BJP has embraced figures like Chuhar Mal, Emperor Ashoka, Ramdhari Singh Dinkar and Maharana Pratap. Mayank Mishra reports. The......

Why we must lose sleep over Hindu terror

Symbols are very crucial in nation-building. As a national symbol of a secular country, the adoption of Emperor Ashoka as a role model and adopting some of the symbols established by him, is......

When A P J Abdul Kalam met Pramukh Swami Maharaj

Pramukh Swami Maharaj, the spiritual guru and head of the Bochasanvasi Akshar Purushottam Sansthan of Swaminarayan sect, passed into the ages on August 13.Among the many millions of people Pramukh......

Why the BJP lost: 5 reasons from 'expat' Biharis

'The greatness of Indian democracy is that it never lets any political pundit master the pulse of the electorate. Sometimes people vote for change and sometimes they vote for the status quo.'......

Modi's 2014 after-glow is over

Why the Bihar defeat can be the best thing for him as PM, but only if he has the humility to read the writing on the wall, says Shekhar Gupta. Bihar was never the most important state for Indian......

Vedanta chief's Emperor Ashoka inspiration?

Rajni Bakshi argues that if people don't struggle for fair and equitable prosperity right now, they might lose the chance of doing so in the future.Sometime last year a non-governmental......

India's new export: video games

With multiple limbs and each hand wielding a different weapon, the fearsome Indian warrior-goddess Kali is a natural video-game character. And next year, Kali will be coming to game consoles, PCs,......

Meet India's king of gaming

Last year, Indiagames, the Mumbai -based gaming company, hit the jackpot when China's Tom Online acquired 80 per cent stake in a multi-million dollar buyout.Coming soon from Indiagames are the......

'I'm very boring, you will not enjoy watching the real Mohit'

'If the audiences will accept me, it’s well and good. Otherwise maybe we will recast Siddharth (Nigam) as Ashoka’s son!' Mohit Raina may be 'boring' but the humour is all there.......

INTERESTING television shows coming up in 2015

Here's a look at the shows coming up! Television might just get more interesting this year, with some good new shows coming up. We take a look:   Chakravarti Ashoka Samrat, Colors Image:......

'Ajay Devgan will become a valued character actor'

Rajkumar Santoshi's Halla Bol, which releases on January 11, looks quite interesting. The film has Ajay Devgan play a struggling actor, who soon becomes a star. His humbleness is swiftly replaced......

Sushmita Sen to play Ashoka's wife

SushmitaSenhas repeatedlyconfessed wanting to bepart of ahistorical project. It has never happened, until now.If all goes well, she will play Emperor Ashoka's fifth wifeina film on the Mauryan......

Will Salman make a good Lord Rama?

Can you imagine any other actor playing the father abandoned by his children in Baghban, besides Amitabh Bachchan? Do you know that one of the major reasons why Santosh Sivan's Asoka failed was......
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