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Modi's Mahatma act in Mumbai: Vote for India

Comparing Congress’s rule since Independence with that of the British Raj’s divide and rule policy, projecting the Bharatiya Janata Party as the only answer to the ills of corruption,......

Now, mosquitoes that do not cause malaria

When Sir Ronald Ross, a British Raj army surgeon working in Hyderabad, proved in 1897 that mosquitoes could transmit malaria, it promised a new era in humanity's battle with the devastating......

The fake freedom fighter racket

When India was freed of the British Raj 60 years back, none of our leaders may have even thought that they would have to deal with the problem of fake freedom fighters.The fake freedom fighter......

'The twenty-first century is India's to lose'

After the wave of nostalgic books on the British Raj in recent years and on Indian philosophy in an earlier era, it is now fashionable to write futuristic books on India. Curiosity about the secret......

British Raj was beneficial: PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday acknowledged the "beneficial consequences" of British colonial rule like "free press, constitutional government, professional service, modern universities......

How realtors have profited from rising India, China

In the days of the Raj, the British and the maharajas used to retreat from the hot and humid capitals of Calcutta, Delhi, Bombay, Bangalore, and Madras and head for the hills. They created a......

'Commander of British Empire' award for Raj Loomba

Leading NRI entrepreneur Raj Loomba received the 'Commander of the British Empire' award from Prince Charles in recognition of his charity work at a colourful ceremony at Buckingham Palace in......

India risk too high for overseas insurers

During the British Raj, foreign insurance companies operating in India only wrote policies for foreign nationals because the risk profile of Indians was high. Fifty-five years after Independence,......

Remembering Charles Correa and his 'breathing' buildings

India's foremost architect and town planner was renowned as much for his 'breathing' spaces as for his irascible personality Obituaries can be hagiographic, at least in the immediate aftermath of......

GST should be a good and simple tax

Though the GST Council will design the tax, it is imposed with significant constraints on the choices it can make, notes Satya Poddar The passage of the Constitution Bill by the Lok Sabha for the......

Read this before you watch Elizabeth

Before the British Raj, before hill-stations and the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre, before Gandhi and an empire on which 'the sun never set' -- there was Queen Elizabeth I of England. She ruled for......

#MeatBan: 'Why no ban on ignorance?'

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: The meat ban during the Jain festival of Paryushan has invited the wrath of many, including Bollywood stars, who turned......

Akshay, Ajay, Sunny: VOTE for Bollywood's Super Sardar!

Here's looking at Bollywood's coolest turbanators! One of India’s most vibrant communities doesn’t find enough mainstream representation in Bollywood. Either we have characters......

The best Sholay character? VOTE!

Forty years ago August 13, Sholay was released. Which character impressed you most? Take this poll now! Ramesh Sippy's curry classic wouldn't have the same impact without its good, bad and ugly......

Asin, Rekha, Shilpa... actress and businessmen

Asin joins a long line of actresses, who married businessmen! Never mix business with pleasure, they say. Actresses beg to differ. A perfect alliance of wealth and glamour, many heroines have......

'BCCI conveniently bends the rules to suit itself'

Former cricketer-turned-MP Kirti Azad tells’s Manu Shankar that Narayanaswami Srinivasan is equally responsible for the mess in Indian cricket, even if he is not involved. A......

Paes, Gopichand get Padma Bhushan; Yuvraj Padma Shri

Tennis star Leander Paes and badminton player-turned-coach Pullela Gopichand were selected for the prestigious Padma Bhushan award while cricketer Yuvraj Singh was among seven sportspersons named......

I am shocked and upset at the BCCI decision: Kundra

Rajasthan Royals’ co-owner Raj Kundra has come out with an official statement, shortly after he was suspended by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday on charges of......

Kundra appoints Majeed Memon to defend him

Rajasthan Royals’ co-owner Raj Kundra, who is facing accusations of betting in the Indian Premier League matches, has appointed noted criminal lawyer Majeed Memon to defend his case. Delhi......

Players got bookies to Rajasthan Royals parties, Kundra tells police

Delhi police sources say that they would question Raj Kundra again and have told him not to leave the country, reports Vicky NanjappaRaj Kundra, one of the owners of the Indian Premier League......
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History through her eyes

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People now expect action and a move forward

Oct 5, 2:15 pm New Delhi, Oct. 5 ( ANI ): The lack of deliverables in its first year of power by the Modi Government in pushing ahead... ...
Cutting-edge cup of cheer

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Gurinder Chadha soaking in Jodhpur's royal feel

By IANS | Posted 2 hours British filmmaker of Indian origin Gurinder Chadha, who is here to shoot a period drama 'Viceroy's House', is loving... ...
No guns, only roses greet voters in this Rajarhat ward

KOLKATA: Amid gunshots, fire, allegations of rigging and an open ground for musclemen, Bidhannagar witnessed Gandhigiri at 27 wards in the Rajarhat... ...

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