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Going strong, BJP set to achieve 'Mission 25' in Rajasthan
The BJP candidates are on the winning trail, outdoing their opponents with thumping leads in Rajasthan. Shahnawaz Akhtar reports. In the state of Rajasthan, it appears that the Bharatiya Janata......
Five photojournalists injured in poll-related violence in Rajasthan
Stones were pelted and two vehicles were burnt by miscreants who were allegedly trying to rig the process. Shahnawaz Akhtar reports from Dausa in Rajasthan. The highly-sensitive seat of Dausa in......
IN PHOTOS: Welcome to the temple of rats!
Shahnawaz Akhtar visits Karni Mata temple near Bikaner where scores of devotees turn up every morning to seek blessings from the deity and her favourite rats. Legend has it that the rats of the......
The love story of a sex worker's daughter
Naseema and Kabir’s love story proves that truth, indeed, beats fiction hollow, says Shahnawaz Akhtar. They are an unconventional couple, and that is quite an understatement. He is......
'There's no need to quit journalism and join politics'
Create your own identity to reach the top, says journalist Ravish Kumar at the Jaipur Literature Festival. Shahnawaz Akhtar reports. Unlike some of his counterparts, NDTV journalist Ravish......
The myth of actors being God-like should be broken: Irrfan
Actor Irrfan Khan doesn’t see it as a good sign when film stars are worshipped like God and feels that the myth should be broken. Shahnawaz Akhtar reports from Jaipur Irrfan, who was......
Jaipur girl realises dream of shooting alongside Bindra, wins two gold
I decided to become a shooter after watching Abhinav Bindra win a gold medal for the country, 21-one-year-old shooter Apurvi Chandela tells Shahnawaz Akhtar. It was a memorable outing for......
'Kohli and Raina are two of the best fielders in the world'
Known as ‘bird’ on cricket grounds, Jonty Rhodes hits Indian roads quite often these days. Recently, he was spotted biking around the Pink City on his Royal Enfield. In an e-mail......
Meerut: Cricketer Gagandeep Singh shot dead
Cricketer Gagandeep Singh, who represented India in an under-19 series in Australia, was shot dead after being caught in a row between a shopkeeper and a customer in Meerut, police said on......
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