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The 'Bhishma Pitamah' of Indian Justice

His approach to issues once prompted jurist Fali S Nariman to declare, 'When Krishna Iyer speaks, the nation listens.' Justice V R Krishna Iyer, whose pathbreaking verdicts humanised the law, was......

Rise and unwilling fall of Indian politics' 'Bhishma Pitamah'

The BJP was leveraging Hindu religious leaders who'd banded under the Vishwa Hindu Parishad for building a Ram temple at the site of a masjid, notes Aditi Phadnis. L K Advani's place in modern......

A day before quitting, Advani invoked wounded Bhishma Pitamah

LK Advani made reference to a wounded Bhishma Pitamah lying on a bed of arrows in a scene in Mahabharata after the sulking BJP veteran, citing ill-health, stayed away from the party executive meet......

The foreign service has lost its Bhishma pitamaha

Ambassador A K Damodaran was the last link between the freedom struggle and Indian diplomacy, the last of those, who walked from a British prison to take on national responsibilities, says T P......

First batch of T-90 tanks handed over to Army

The first batch of indigenously built T-90 Bhishma tanks was flagged off by Minister of State for Defence M M Pallam Raju in Avadi near Chennai on Monday. This group, consisting of......

Tribute: Why India must be in eternal debt to F C Kohli

Faqir Chand Kohli, Padma Bhushan, will be 90 on March 19, 2014. It is a day to celebrate for many Indians whose life he has touched directly or indirectly, says Shivanand Kanavi, the well-known......

What makes entrepreneurs tick? Gurcharan Das finds

In his last bestseller he sought answers to the importance of being good using the epic Mahabharata as a reference point and now author and economist Gurcharan Das sets out to discover success......

5 things entrepreneurs must do to succeed

Uma Ganesh is the CEO and principal consultant, Kalzoom Technologies. Kalzoom Technologies is focussed on providing boutique solutions in business transformation with a large focus on knowledge......

Ronit Roy: Nervous about playing Bhishma

After essaying the popular role of Mihir Virani in Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi and Rishabh Bajaj in Kasauati Zindagi Kay, Ronit Roy will switch over to another popular character on Indian......

PIX: Rani Mukerji, Juhi Chawla at Ravi Chopra's prayer meet

The film industry turned up in large numbers to the prayer meet of filmmaker Ravi Chopra, who succumbed to lung cancer on November 12.Among those who arrived to pay their respects were:  ......

Review: Badrinath doesn't impress

Radhika Rajamani feels Telugu film Badrinath doesn't have enough to engross the audiences. Post YOUR reviews here!There were high expectations from Badrinath considering it was a Geeta Arts......

A taste of Cannes in India

Rajeev Srinivasan on one of the best film festivals in India.This is the second year in a row that I have managed to make it to the International Film Festival of Kerala in Trivandrum from December......

Meet Mahabharat's Dushyashan

Ekta Kapoor seems to have managed a good mix of new and old faces in her Kahani Hamaray Mahabhaarat Ki. While some of the key roles like Ganga, Bhishma and Draupadi have gone to Balaji Telefilms'......

Long live the Little Master

Name:Sanjay JainMessage:WIsh a full circle in this 55 year. The GREAT player plays again for another 20 splendid years for India. Long live......

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Q. Who was the transgender who 'fought' against Bhishma in Kurukshetra Amba Brihanala Shikhandi Drupada
Gingermasalatadka:  A.  more

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Q. What is the original name of Bhishma given by his mother? Devaratha Gangeya Santhaneya Devavrata
Gingermasalatadka:  A. Shikhandi more

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Q. What is the name of the father of Bhishma? Vyasa Shantanu Chitrangada Parasurama
Gingermasalatadka:  A. Gangeya more

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Q. From whom Bhishma learnt the art of arms? Lord Shiva Ganga Parasurama Vishwamithra
Gingermasalatadka:  A. Vyasa more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/from-whom-bhishma-learnt-the-art-of-arms-lord-shiva-ganga-pa/28033266/answers/28033284

  Web results for Bhishma
Tale of Transgenders

Scenes from the play Kinnar Katha. Kinnar Katha, a 90-minute play, has 13 scenes enacted by eight transgenders A new milestone was set up in... ...

http://dc.asianage.com/life-and-style/tale-transgenders-071
Gandhi assassin's political audience

By his own admission, Godse belonged to an ideological stream fed by Hindu nationalism and political violence against Gandhi, a school of thought... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/mahatma-gandhis-assassin-seems-to-have-a-political-audience-once-more/
In Gwalior house, son lives with a locked secret

Parchure at his Gwalior home. Bythe time Narayan Apte and Nathuram Godse returned to Delhi on January 27 for the second and final attempt on... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/retracing-godses-journey-in-gwalior-house-son-lives-with-a-locked-secret/
The epics are a reflection of real life

Our epics like the Ramayana and the Mahabharata are hugely instructive, provided we heed the insights contained in them. Consider the case of the... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/456393/epics-reflection-real-life.html
India awards three Seychellois businessmen

K. K. Patel, the chairman of Allied Builders Group of Companies, Narasimhan Ramani, the Chartered Accountant of Seychelles and Pravin Darad the MD... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/india-awards-three-seychellois-businessmen/

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