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Bypoll results: Major blow to BJP in bypolls, worst hit in UP

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday suffered a major blow in the assembly by-elections in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Gujarat,the states it had swept in the Lok Sabha polls four months......

Bypolls see fair voter turnout, but not so in Vadodara

Moderate to high turnout on Saturday marked the bye-elections held in three Lok Sabha and 33 assembly constituencies spread across 10 states in an exercise seen as yet another key test of the......

Anti-Islam video sparks protests in Kolkata

Hundreds of Muslims on Thursday held protests against an anti-Islam video and tried to march to the American Center here, which closed down for the second half of the day. The protestors, belonging......

A pillion-rider's view of India, with riots as background

Journalist-author Harish Nambiar talks about his book, Defragmenting India Harish Nambiar's Defragmenting India looks at the country after the infamous 2002 Gujarat riots took place. Nambiar, a......

Creating a Classical Indian Canon

In the library sales from the crumbling houses of Calcutta, or Delhi, or the hill-station homes, the keen-eyed book-buyer would often come across sets of bound classics. These were usually in the......

40 years ago and now: ITC struggles to kick tobacco

The conglomerate adopted an unremitting focus on diversifying from the mid-seventies but the exercise has not been without controversy and the results have been mixedTwo decades after joining......

Saradha allegations now at Mamata's doorstep

The investigation into the Saradha scam by central agencies along with rise of Bharatiya Janata Party as a more agressive and vocal political opposition in West Bengal compared to the Left Front,......

RCom to raise Rs 5,000 cr by selling real estate

Reliance Communications has initiated the process to monetise its real estate assets across the country, aiming to raise Rs 5,000 crore (Rs 50 billion) through this. The company will use the......

Communists are the greatest consumerists!

China teaches - and the Great Kolkata Shopping Festival confirms - that Communists are the greatest consumerists. Shopping is the new opiate of the masses.I thought one bought what one needs when......

Global brands in the city of joy

The retail revolution in Kolkata is gearing up to house some of the biggest, most globally renowned brands.If a retail revolution is sweeping India, it has touched Kolkata too. The city may have......

'Missed Ashok Mehta in every film that we didn't work in'

Aparna Sen, who worked with late cinematographer Ashok Mehta in three films -- 36 Chowringhee Lane, Paroma and Sati -- pays tribute to the legend.When Aparna Sen started her career asa filmmaker......

Meet the Shashi Kapoor no one knows!

'In the late 1960s, my father did not have any work. He sold his sports car. Mum also started selling things because we didn't have money.' Kunal Kapoor reveals what his father is really like to......

Shashi Kapoor: The quiet showman

Though many feel it has been long overdue, recognition has finally come for Shashi Kapoor, the often underrated actor who acted in bad films so that he could make good cinema. In the late 1970s,......

National awards 2015: 'Kangna you are a Queen!'

A look at the top tweets from your Bollywood celebrities: The 2015 National Awards have been announced. Kangana Ranaut picked up the Best Actress nod for Queen while Vishal Bhardwaj's......

Rishi Kapoor: Our family is thrilled that Shashi Uncle has been honoured

Yesteryear actor Shashi Kapoor will finally receive the Dada Saheb Phalke award, and his family is obviously thrilled about it. His nephew Rishi Kapoor, who has worked with him in films......

Dalmiya seeks time to prove innocence in IPL mess

Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president Jagmohan Dalmiya on Thursday hit back at allegations of dubious source of money received by CAB for hosting seven matches of Kolkata Knight Riders......
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Awards for excellent reporting

Award for rural reporting In 1979, The Statesman instituted three prizes for excellence in rural reporting to encourage a better awareness of... ...

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you saw them at eden but before that...

The Telegraph office was where Team Dil Dhadakne Do spent their Sunday afternoon. For over two hours, Anil Kapoor, Farhan Akhtar, Ranveer Singh and... ...

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Poetry, pain, passion and Rekha

Today, when asked if he can imagine anyone other than Rekha as Umrao Jaan, Muzaffar Ali insists he can't. But back in the '80s, when the writer,... ...

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It's Hard To Believe But Air Force Planes Landed On Road Runways As Early As World War II!

VIDEOCAFE If yesterday's video of the IAF jet mirage 2000 landing at Yamuna expressway made your chest swell with pride, you've got to watch... ...

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Top 15 museums in India

How about museum hopping when the outside temperature is soaring but the kids are on a holiday and raring to go somewhere? Prince Roy / Flickr... ...

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