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Thousands mourn Basu's passing

Jyoti Basu's punctuality was a part of the Leftist folklore. However, the time schedule went awry in his last moments as thousands of people thronged the streets of central Kolkata to pay their......

Mysore palace to be developed as folklore museum

The Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion, an architectural marvel in this city of palaces, will get a new lease of life when the Mysore University develops it into a unique complex showcasing a folklore......

India's new foreign secretary is a rarity in IFS

Vijay Keshav Gokhale’s tenure as foreign secretary promises to guide India’s external affairs along paths never taken before, says K P Nayar. The elevation of Vijay Keshav Gokhale to......

Bajwa wants India-Pak talks. Can he be trusted?

'Over the last year, Bajwa has created the environment to support bold moves on India. The ball is in India's court,' a senior Pakistan military officer tells Ajai Shukla.  IMAGE: Pakistan......

'There is a Brahminical resurgence'

'It is not happening in the same manner as it was happening during the time of the Peshwas.''Whatever happened during the Peshwas cannot happen now.' Image only published for representational......

Radio to Internet, jockeys have their hands full

Radio jockeys are already a part of folklore with even Bollywood movies being made on the theme. But it is the Internet jockeyswho are spinning music right in the web space. With the Internet......

Branding in a bull run

Did you think that Jhumritalaya was part of filmi folklore? Forget it. It's actually a small town in Jharkhand, where broking outfit Motilal Oswal Securities opened a branch last month to reach out......

18 things that will shape India's economy this year

As economic policy making moves from pragmatism to populism, the bulls begin to make way for cautious optimists. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ Pre-election years are usually exciting. While......

The silent giant of the stock market

The stocks Radhakishan Damani enters or exits are closely watched by fund managers, says Joydeep Ghosh. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ Peddar Road versus Dharavi. This, in short,......

Bengaluru's infrastructure mess taints Karnataka's future

Bengaluru dominates Karnataka's economy and its infrastructure mess compounds the problems, with policies lagging need and expectations, says Raghu Krishnan. The ninth of a 11-part series......

Why Hazel Keech became Gurbasant Kaur

'She was not forced into the decision,” a close friend of Yuvraj Singh tells Subhash K Jha. Bollywood folklore has it that filmmaker Guru Dutt was keenly interested in marrying the beauteous......

Quiz: Which folklore is Mirzya based on?

In a special series, we will put YOU to the test everyday! As Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra celebrates his birthday on July 7, we test your knowledge on him with this quiz.  In the picture:......

Heroines go from flab to fabulous

Bollywood actresses and their weight issues have become the stuff of filmi folklore now. But they always seem to turn around in the face of criticism, and look all lean and svelte a couple of......

Stars back unique Tamil musical

It has become part of folklore in Chennai how two young college girls rescued a mentally unstable woman from a bus stop while all those who stood around looked on. That announced the beginning of a......

Review: Pari wants to scare you...

...But ends up being oddly moving, says Sreehari Nair. Prosit Roy's Pari is Ek Thi Daayan in reverse. For a film with a cunningly baroque and riveting first half, Kannan Iyer's Ek Thi Daayan had......

Biography traces Dhoni's life from TC to World Cup-winning captain

Mahendra Singh Dhoni's image of holding the World Cup trophy at Wankhede has been immortalised in cricketing folklore but not many know that Indian cricket's poster boy was once a ticket collector......

Take a look at how Bale wrote his name into Real Madrid folklore

Gareth Bale completed a dream first season at Real Madrid as he paid off another large slice of his world record price tag with the decisive goal in a 4-1 Champions League final triumph over......

'I was lucky today; the medal was waiting for me'

Saina Nehwal is only 22, but she's already etched her name in Indian sports folklore. She gave the country its first medal in badminton at the Olympics by winning the women's singles bronze at......

Makarova snaps Serena's 17-match winning streak at Melbourne

Russia's Ekaterina Makarova etched her name into Australian Open folklore on Monday by stunning Serena Williams 6-2, 6-3 in their fourth-round match to end the American's aura of invincibility at......

EPL: Drogba's 150th goal in vain for Chelsea

Didier Drogba cemented his name in Chelsea folklore with his 150th goal for the club on Saturday but it was not enough to prevent a 3-1 home defeat by Aston Villa in the Premier League. The......
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Movement gaining strength

The demand for recognition to Rajasthani through inclusion in the 8th schedule is steadily gaining momentum. Rajasthanis from across the country... ...
Pirouettes from the Russian past as Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake comes to India

The rendition of Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake ballet gives the audience a unique glimpse into Russian music, dance, folklore and culture. Dyuti Basu... ...
The Hindu Way of Writing

MANY OF SHASHI Tharoor’s books reflect his deep understanding of Hinduism, starting from his first The Great Indian Novel. His latest Why I am a... ...
What's there to be happy about the Ides of March? Twitter humour

'Beware the Ides of March.' This is a famous line from William Shakespeare's play, Julius Caesar. In the play, a soothsayer asks the Roman leader... ...
Deadline extended

Khorirol Sandok lup Wangjing in a statement today said that the deadline for submission of books based on Manipuri folklore for award Dr Soibam... ...

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