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Promised job 10 years ago, martyr's grand nephew goes on dharna

“We are ready to sacrifice our life and continue with our dharna till we get a job. We have written to the PM, Home Minister Rajnath Singh,” says Jagga Singh, the grand nephew of Udham......

How high caste Hindus undermine a great religion

The hypocrisies of high-caste Hindus have cost their followers very dear. Millions have left their dharma, their great religion which boasts of the loftiest philosophical ideas, says Tarun Vijay.......

Why we forget our 'non-high caste' heroes

'Should a leader with such an impeccable record of public life, struggles, meritorious performance and heroism in politics like Babu Jagjivan Ram be weighed on caste and not reviewed for his real......

Jaitley and Ramesh indulge in light hearted banter

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and outgoing Rajya Sabha member and Congress leader Jairam Ramesh today indulged in a light hearted banter and used cricket to take on each other. The first to bowl......

From Spelling Bee to Super Bowl, Indian Americans championed it all

Aziz Haniffa walks through Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation, an exhibition that explores the 'American Dream' as lived by the community stretching far behind the stereotypes such......

Paytm aims to bring a million small merchants online

Paytm will handhold them through support services Digital payments company Paytm, founded by Vijay Shekhar Sharma, is handholding small and medium enterprises to come online. It hopes to expand the......

Your small donation can buy them dignity

In an ideal world, Vijay Merchant, 72, would have been playing with his grandchildren and basking in his family's affection. Instead, he worked days as a clerk at a chartered accountancy firm and......

'Made in China' Alibaba to enter India

The largest e-commerce entity of China is setting up its first India office -- an indication that it intends to capture a pie of the growing e-commerce market here. Raghavendra Kamath & Alnoor......

Demonetisation's overnight celebrity

Nivedita Mookerji finds out how Paytm CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma is handling his soaring popularity after the note ban as well as the criticism that comes as a package deal. IMAGE:After Paytm......

After Ola, Flipkart, now Mobikwik founder guns for Paytm

IMAGE: A Mobikwik outreach programme in Kanpur to enable street vendors to go cashless. Photograph: Courtesy, Bipin Preet Singh/Twitter. Even as demonetisation is throwing up opportunities......

This trio is truly one of a kind

Vijaya Mulay recalls her encounters with the amazing trio: Ismail Merchant, James Ivory and Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. I encountered a problem in writing about James Francis Ivory (b......

Mohenjo Daro Review: A 155-minutes long fancy dress competition!

Mohenjo Daro takes too long to get there and feels even longer than the time that’s passed, feels Sukanya Verma. The highly publicised crocodile of Mohenjo Daro appears right in the......

Revealed: Shahid's Rangoon look

The top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Actor Shahid Kapoor shared his first look from Vishal Bhardwaj's upcoming film, Rangoon.'Now that it's out I guess I......

10 Times when Amitabh Bachchan cracked us up!

Celebrating Amitabh Bachchan. Whether he’s singing paeans for his ladylove in autumn, beating the bejesus out of baddies, darting accusations at a deity’s idol in a temple or indulging......

The Best Actors in Hindi cinema, 2014

Bravo, gentlemen! The year 2014 was great for our actors, and a lot of them did exceptionally well. Restricting this annual fixture to a list of 10 was harder than it is in most years, and the......

Merchant was inspired by Hendren's view on retirement

The late Vijay Merchant, who wore several distinguished hats on and off the field, followed the dictum of former England cricketer Patsy Hendren, when the great opener chose to retire from Tests......

'Opening batting a specialised job'

It was no co-incidence that on Vijay Merchant's 94th birth anniversary adaring young Indian smashed 116 runs off 93 balls.In Merchant's days, strike rates were not important; the number of balls......

'Steve Bucknor is useless'

Vijay Merchant called him 'The man responsible for the Renaissance of Indian cricket.' DilipSardesai is still fondly referred to as the 'Renaissance Man.'Sardesai gave the Indian team the required......

Why Sharad Pawar resigned as MCA chief

'Sikkim, with a population of 1.6 million, now has a cricket association.''But the MCA representing Mumbai and Thane, despite a population of 15 million, has lost its separate identity.'......

Comeback man Parthiv creates a new record

Rajneesh Gupta tells us why the wicket-keeper's return is special. IMAGE: Parthiv Patel made his debut at 17 in the second Test against England at Trent Bridge, Nottingham, in 2002. Photograph:......
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Tilak's ton brings hopes for Hyderabad

Hyderabad : Hyderabad wrapped up Uttar Pradesh for 333 in the early hours of third day and by performing brilliantly posted 242 runs for the fall... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/sports/cricket/230117/vijay-merchant-trophy-tilaks-ton-brings-hopes-for-hyderabad.html
Eden names stand after Sourav Ganguly, MS Dhoni felicitated during 3rd ODI

Sourav Ganguly joined the elite club of cricketers that include Sunil Gavaskar, Sachin Tendulkar, Vijay Merchant, who have stands named after them.... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/sports/cricket/eden-names-stand-after-sourav-ganguly-ms-dhoni-feted-during-3rd-odi-4486738/
List of 17 most Patriotic Songs for 68th Republic Day Celebrations and Dance Performances

, marks the 68th Republic Day and all Indians across the globe will be celebrating the important event in the Indian history. One of three national... ...

http://www.india.com/buzz/republic-day-songs-2017-list-of-17-most-patriotic-songs-for-68th-republic-day-celebrations-and-dance-performances-1774115/
Rohit Khattar and his pursuit of perfection

It's funny how you sometimes underestimate the influence and achievements of your old friends. I have known Rohit Khattar for over two decades now.... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/brunch/rohit-khattar-and-his-pursuit-of-perfection/story-bq8zetwmMKJhhRcQBz1GgL.html
Is the Paytm founder celebrating too soon?

At 43, Vijay Shekhar Sharma's energy level is palpable, as he danced on Malhari the song from actor Ranveer Singh's movie Bajirao Mastani, at the... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/business-news/dance-of-the-damned-is-the-paytm-founder-celebrating-too-soon/story-HcUoeDs1SPY5rD73bxN1kK.html

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