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The Truth and Myth of Indira Gandhi

'It has even been suggested that Modi and Amit Shah, however grudgingly, harbour admiration for her controlling streak and steely resilience,' says Sunil Sethi. IMAGE: Indira Gandhi with Mother......

The Magic of Madhvi Parekh

No conversation about Indian art is complete without mention of Madhvi Parekh, notes Ritika Kochhar.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com   The first thing you notice about Madhvi Parekh is......

'We can no more do away with the Mughals than we can do away with the British'

'Both empires had profound influences on modern India.''But neither can India's history be reduced to the actions of imperial rulers.''We need to think about India's history beyond India's current......

Why History is more important now than ever before

'Studying History, we come close to all of the messiness of human life -- we understand what motivates people, what makes them get along or go to war, what dreams they had for themselves and their......

India is being run by dynasties: Rahul @Berkeley

The Congress vice president attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party, alleging that 'politics of divide and polarisation is radicalising and isolating people in India'.......

How Virat Kohli cracked the Rs 100-crore league

There is more to the cricketer’s rise in brand valuation than his cracking form on the cricket field, notes Sandeep Goyal Virat Kohli is today, without doubt, India’s premier human......

'Make in India' needs ex-servicemen

'Ex-servicemen engineers and technicians are true professionals worthy of being 'Make in India' agents.''They can be trusted to bring long term dividends -- it is in their character to be long term......

Changing your brand logo? Few things that can make or kill business

Is your new logo doing more harm than good? Here's a look at the issues that could potentially derail a redesign exercise, and how to get around them. Image: A wrong strategy can derail a redesign......

Small stores go out of business as consumers flock online

Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive officer of Amazon, one of the biggest online retailers in world. Photograph: Reuters It is a breezy evening and the Delhi weather is perfect for......

'If Saif is right, I would be a farmer': Kangana's open letter on nepotism

The Rangoon actor replies to her co-star’s open letter with her own saying that the debate is exasperating, but healthy. Kangana Ranaut has broken her silence on the nepotism debate, which......

Enough of Baahubali!

'I hope against hope that Indian film-makers don't take their future cue from the creator of this insufferable franchise,' says J Jagannath. IMAGE: Prabhas in Baahubali: The Conclusion. For the......

'I'm not mentally prepared to marry. I still feel like a kid'

'It's very tough for someone, who doesn't have a filmi background, to get work in Bollywood. It's not a smooth ride unless you are really lucky. But I think one has to be prepared for that.''I must......

Sukanya Verma's BEST Hindi Films of 2016

Now that the worst is behind us, here's looking at the ones that subverted formula, explored new facets of romantic love, dug deeper into the anger and anxiety behind picture perfect portraits,......

'Akshay has been my biggest cheerleader'

'My grandmother taking me to the jamatkhana was like a different world.''Like I had a key to a door which no one else seemed to have.''She doesn't take me anymore because she says I'm an......

'Cricket needs to wake up. But how?'

'Put cricket, first and foremost, at the centre of every decision you take.''The bottom line must always be the sport that we love.'Rahul Dravid as eloquent as always in his M A K Pataudi Memorial......

Rahul Dravid's Pataudi Memorial Lecture: Full Text

Full text of Rahul Dravid's Pataudi Memorial Lecture in New Delhi. IMAGE: Former India captain Rahul Dravid delivering the Pataudi Memorial Lecture in New Delhi. Photograph: Twitter (@BCCI)......

Left-right handed batting pairs hold no advantage in contemporary cricket

India starts its innings with openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan, a left-right batting combination. Photograph: Morne de Klerk/Getty Images A cricket blogger has discovered that there is no......
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China, Pak, India won't use arsenals to bring on Second Nuclear Age in Asia

[United States], Nov.21 (ANI): Workshops conducted in the capitals of China, Pakistan and India recently, have come to the optmistic conclusion... ...

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The Truth and Myth of Indira Gandhi

'It has even been suggested that Modi and Amit Shah, however grudgingly, harbour admiration for her controlling streak and steely resilience,' says... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/the-truth-and-myth-of-indira-gandhi/20171118.htm
Across the Line

THERE HAS BEEN a plethora of books on Indo-Pak relations and hence it is difficult to bring anything new into this familiar field. But TCA... ...

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Wonder Woman and Aquaman are the only charismatic leads in Justice League

Films based on DC comics have tended to be meaner, more violent, and more downbeat than their Marvel equivalents. This is, perhaps, because of the... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/entertainment-news/wonder-woman-and-aquaman-are-the-only-charismatic-leads-in-justice-league-89386.html
Can a museum change how the world views an Arabic nation?

The new Louvre Abu Dhabi has put no restrictions on art, proudly displaying everything from nude figures to Christian and Hindu art. Scroll down... ...

http://www.rediff.com/getahead/report/travel-photos-louvre-abu-dhabi-opening-the-museum-the-world-is-talking-about/20171111.htm

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