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Top journalism prize for Mumbai-based blogger

Mumbai-based journalist and commentator Amit Varma has won the Bastiat Prize for Journalism, 2007.Varma, a one-time correspondent for Cricinfo, quit to set up his own website, indiauncut.com and......

'Laluji will get Mamta, Kejriwal, Patnaik in secular alliance'

'We had never imagined that the prime minister could use such language to win votes.' 'I was under the impression that the prime minister is a very knowledgeable man, but I was amazed to find that......

Modi, The Great Disruptor

'Modi, focused on youth and their aspirations, has articulated a truly disruptive change: One of hope, of duties rather than rights, of standing up to the world instead of being bullied by it,'......

'Non-NDA parties may have to form alliance for opposition status'

Fresh from BJP's massive electoral victory in the Lok Sabha polls, Narendra Modi today had a dig at the Opposition saying parties outside the ruling coalition may have to stitch an alliance to......

63rd Republic Day: The gallantry award winners

President Pratibha Patilon Thursday conferredawards of 368 Gallantry and other Defence decorations to Armed Forces personnel and others as part ofthe 63rd Republic Day Celebrations.This includes......

Banks may defer walking in RBI's footsteps

Mint Road hints at a pause in the tightening cycle, with the monetary situation drawing close to normal.The Reserve Bank of Indiaraised key rates on Thursday, but at the same time signalled that......

Broadcasters can now track cable operators

Cable operators beware. For the first time in the 17 years since the launch of cable television in the country, broadcasters will be able to track whether their channels (free or paid) are being......

Around 3.3 mn Indians watched Oscars on TV

About 3.3 million cable television viewers in India watched music composer AR Rahman receive his two Oscar awards (during both live and repeat telecasts) at the 81st Annual Academy Awards on Star......

'Funding key to improve TV audience measurement'

The business of TV audience measurement may become tough for private playerslike TAM Media and aMap with the government putting them under the scanner. Chief executive of TAM Media LV Krishnan and......

TAM domination threatened as govt eyes aMap tie-u

In a move that will challenge the domination of television viewership rating company TAM (Television Audience Measurement), Prasar Bharati is planning to tie up with rival online rating agency aMap......

Saif-Kareena's birthday love for Babita

The top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: The Kapoor sisters -- Karisma and Kareena -- celebrated their mother Babita's birthday on April 20. Karisma posted a......

PIX: Nia Sharma, Tina Dutta, Surbhi Jyoti get calendar-friendly

A host of television celebrities made their presence felt at the launch of Telly Calendar's fifth edition, which was shot at Taiwan this year. The starry event was held on December 22 at Villa 69......

Photo: Raveena celebrates her birthday

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Raveena Tandon celebrated her birthday on October 26, and shared a picture, above, on Twitter.'Cake cutting with all the bachas!!......

Salman Khan dares the media

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting. The photographers’ union in Mumbai have decided to boycott Salman Khan after certain members from the......

Salman Khan: Happy that Suraj Pancholi got bail

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting. Salman Khan took time off from the shooting of his film Mental to connect with fans on Twitter. He said he would be skipping the......

Pakistan players top MVP rankings in Asia Cup

Sri Lanka won the just-concluded Asia Cup, but none of their players figure in Srinivas Bhogle and Purnendu Maji's most valuable player index. Check out why. Although Pakistan lost the final......

Pujara hits 352, Jackson 117 in Saurashtra's semis march

Saurashtra entered the semi-finals of the Ranji Trophy by virtue of the first innings lead over Karnataka in the quarter-final match which ended in a draw in Rajkot on Thursday. They will meet......

Shane Bond scalps 3; Kukreja, Rayudu hit tons

Star attraction Shane Bond claimed three wickets but the day belonged to Mumbaikar Sahil Kukreja (157 not out) and Hyderabad's Ambati Rayudu (133) who hit scintillating centuries on the opening day......

Seeking parochialism

Not so long ago, there was random moaning about increasing parochialism in Indian cricket. Players were being booed in the home stadiums of their perceived rivals; it was no longer about wanting......

Snooker: Shabaz trounces Shravan

Shabaz, representing Petroleum Sports Promotion Board, trounced Shravan of Maharashtra 82-38 54-67 54-20 65-26 while Andhra Pradesh's K Someswara Rao thrashed Druv Sitwala of PSPB 58-1 49-27 61-73......
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Not acting on impulse...

It was a conscious, well thought-out decision for these young theatre activists to bring about a change in society through their plays Mona... ...

http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/life-style/not-acting-on-impulse/242449.html
Sarbananda Sonowal takes charge as Assam's first BJP chief minister

Ten others, including former Congress leader Himanta Biswa Sarma, were also sworn in as ministers at ceremony New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/uTWP1QbyE8LULhsR57wkNM/Sarbananda-Sonowal-first-BJP-chief-minister-of-Assam-to-ta.html
Mint examines two years of Modi government

A special package of stories by staffers, expert columns and an opinion poll On 26 May, the Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA)... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/rMNo2oEONehmaPdnybUdVJ/Mint-examines-two-years-of-Modi-government.html
We need better shows on TV

There is more to Kavita Kaushik than just being a powerhouse performer. Kavita Kaushik's Dabangg avatarThe entire country is a fan of Dabangg... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/tv/news/hindi/Kavita-Kaushik-We-need-better-shows-on-TV/articleshow/52387377.cms
Khayyam

What made you bequeath your life earnings to support the film industry's artists and technicians in need? My wife Jagjit (singer Jagjit Kaur)... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/lifestyle/interview-we-were-inspired-by-the-divine-to-do-what-we-did-khayyam-2215087

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