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From the Raj to Azadi, how I saw India change

As a child in British India, Bharati Dutt, now 81, lived a privileged and sheltered life in an extended joint family of civil servants, doctors, engineers and Gandhians. Between the ages of seven......

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......

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,......

Time to focus more on inequality than growth

A new study shows that the bottom half of the population enjoyed only 15 per cent of national income in 2013-14, down sharply from 24 per cent in the early 1980s. And, while average incomes over......

Once upon a time in India Inc...

The list of corporations publishing biographies has lengthened steadily as companies have realised the effectiveness of story telling as a brand building tool. Kanika Datta investigates 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......

'Bhansali has never been political'

'Politics has risen around Padmavati, but the film has nothing political in it.' IMAGE: Deepika Padukone in Padmavati. Shekhar Kapur believes Sanjay Leela Bhansali did not make Padmavati with an......

Review: Theeran Adhikaram Ondru is worth a watch

Theeran Adhikaram Ondru is a riveting film, says A Ganesh Nadar. It's like watching two movies at the same time. In one, we have Karthi romancing Rakul Preet, which ends in a happy marriage.......

Must See: UNSEEN PICTURES of Amitabh Bachchan's life

Amitabh Bachchan turns 75 on October 11. Rediff.com celebrates the superstar's birthday with this special series, looking back at the very things that made him the BIG B. We first published this......

Remembering the incredible Tom Alter!

Saluting Tom Alter, who passed into the ages on September 29. Romance icon Rajesh Khanna’s remarkable charisma in Aradhana sparked the acting bug in many. Somewhere in the small town of......

Mithali Raj features on BBC's list of most influential women

The British Broadcasting Corporation, the BBC, on Wednesday, named Indian women's cricket team captain Mithali Raj as one of the most influential women in India. Mithali is currently the highest......

Why Indian cricket team still uses British-era logo: CIC to PMO

'Why the BCCI is still using the logo designed by British Raj in 1928 which resembles 90 per cent the symbol of star of India given by British Raj to his loyal princes...' Why is the Indian cricket......

Who will wear the champions' crown at the Australian Open?

Will it be Djoko or Sir Andy?Will it be Serena?Or Simona? Or Svetlana? The tennis season will begin in full swing with the Australian Open commencing on Monday, January 16. The first Grand Slam of......
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A British man’s journey on foot to spread Gandhiji’s vision

Mararikulam: A British man travelled 4,500 km on foot to spread the visionand ideologyof a man who freed India from British rule. Quite an irony... ...

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'British Govt. must apologise for Jallianwala Bagh massacre,' says London Mayor Sadiq Khan

London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who is currently on a visit to India, paid tributes to the martyrs of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar on... ...

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Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan and others mourn the passing of late actor Shashi Kapoor

Shashi Kapoor, one of the most handsome actors and producers from the 70s and 80s, passed away on Monday evening after a prolonged illness at... ...

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PM Modi

[India] December 04 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched a scathing attack on the Congress for indulging in divisive politics in... ...

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PM Modi

[India], Dec 4 (ANI): The support for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is massive in Gujarat, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday.... ...

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