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'Intolerance is part of democracy'

'The darkest days of Indian democracy were (during) the Emergency when basic democratic rights were suspended. For a time it seemed as though India would move along the East Asian model --......

'Kalam never complained of the food, even when it was salty'

Staff working at the Rashtrapati Bhavan recount how the 11th president lived a simple lifestyle and always cared for them. The 340-room Raisina Hill marvel Rashtrapati Bhavan had been the abode of......

Yoga day is a good beginning, but only a beginning

India needs to build its Grand Narrative, and its cultural power needs to be forcefully projected while simultaneously hard economic and military power are also emphasised, says Rajeev Srinivasan.......

Standing tall: Charles Correa's ICONIC buildings

India’s greatest contemporary architects Charles Correa died on Tuesday night at the age of 84. He was best known for his “open-to-sky” designs, which were reflected in some of......

Magna Carta inspired Gandhi for liberty of land, says UK PM Cameron

The Magna Carta, hailed as the cornerstone of parliamentary democracy, inspired legends like Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela for liberty to their lands and people, Prime Minister David Cameron......

British Council library gets leisure zone

As a part of UK India Education Research Initiative, the British Councilplans to tie-up with corporate and educational institutions in India for starting several 'Lifestyle and Diversity Zones',......

Once a bustling hub, Kolkata's central business district has few takers today

Dalhousie square has close to 55 historic landmarks Statue of Sir John Woodburn, which earlier stood at Dalhousie Square, Kolkata. Photograph: Courtesy of Special Collections, University of......

Muktangan empowers poor women to become teachers

As the teachers began gaining confidence, it also drew the attention of other women in the community, leading to greater demand for teaching jobs, finds Ranjita Ganesan.   Image: Muktangan......

Vodafone rings in the need for speed for IPL

The company backs ‘fastest network’ claim with speedtest data; to form the theme for its IPL campaign, made up of short and frequent advertisments Memorable campaigns never stop......

Shivkar Talpade: First man to fly an aircraft?

The facts remain cloaked in mystery, but the legend goes that Talpade had created a flying machine powered by mercury and solar energy, and based on ideas outlined in Vedic texts. Image: Wright......

Father's Day Special: Getting to know Dev Anand

'He would never make you feel he was bigger or more important than you.''He always said 'I will die with my boots on,' and he died with his boots on. I salute him!' In the run-up to Father's Day,......

Saif Ali Khan: Islam is unpopular today

'If you go up to an average American or British citizen and tell them you are a Muslim, they look at you suspiciously. It's not a good feeling.' 'Narendra Modi is the first person to make sense......

Spoofs, kid movies rule world box office

September is not the best month for the movies; kids and college students are back in their class rooms and parents, having spent loads of money on summer vacations, think many times before going......

Did Jodhabai really exist?

Even as director Ashutosh Gowarikar is all set to release his film, Jodhaa Akbar, controversies dog the leading character.It is claimed by some historians that Jodha was not Akbar's wife, as is......
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