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What it's like to be Picasso's grandson

'As a child I was very glad to be around him, to breathe his happiness.''I was aware that he would focus 100 per cent on whatever he was doing, whether it was playing with me, or going to the......

Meet this year's Republic Day Chief Guests. All 10 of them!

This January 26, India will host 10 ASEAN leaders as chief guests at the Republic Day celebrations.Utkarsh Mishra introduces us to the nine men and one woman who will witness the pomp and pageantry......

What next for Sonia Gandhi?

After handing over the reins of the Congress to her son, the 71-year-old MP may have time to pursue her other interests, but many believe that she will continue to play the role of a mentor.......

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......

'Whatever I have is because of India'

'15, 17 years back we were not even in existence in the US. Today nearly 1/3 of prescriptions written comes from India.''India is showing that in a very competitive environment -- like the US and......

Rethinking our Westernised biases

Ajit Balakrishnan reflects on pariahs, small businesses, and blockchains.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Last weekend, on the way back from a weekend trip to Varanasi, my first trip there, we......

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......

'We have forgotten to be normal'

Shoojit Sircar takes Rediff.com's Ronjita Kulkarni behind the sets of October, and right inside his beautiful mind. IMAGE: Director Shoojit Sircar flanked by Varun Dhawan, left, and Producer......

Will Mudbound get Netflix an Oscar nomination?

Even as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences decide if a film backed by a streaming service qualifies for a 'regular' feature nomination, both critics and audiences hope Mudbound makes......

'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......

'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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Where has Dibakar Banerjee been for 3 years?

The exceptionally skilled filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee went into a self-imposed shell after his  much-anticipated period-detective drama Detective... ...

http://www.bollywoodhungama.com/news/bollywood/dibakar-banerjee-3-years/
Hungama launches its first original show, ‘Damaged’

Hungama, India’s largest digital entertainment company, today launched its first original show, ‘ Damaged ’. A psychological crime drama,... ...

http://www.bollywoodhungama.com/news/features/hungama-launches-first-original-show-damaged/
Vijay Mahajan appointed to helm Rajiv Gandhi Foundation

[India], June 3 (ANI): Rajiv Gandhi Foundation (RGF) announced the appointment of noted social entrepreneur Vijay Mahajan as its secretary and... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/vijay-mahajan-appointed-to-helm-rajiv-gandhi-foundation-news-national-sgdxHRbebgefg.html
The magic of Muharraq

One warm sunny day, Abhilasha Ojha stumbles upon the soul of Bahrain. IMAGE: The Bahrain Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Photograph: Kind... ...

http://www.rediff.com/getahead/report/travel-the-magic-of-muharraq/20180527.htm
'Whatever I have is because of India'

'15, 17 years back we were not even in existence in the US. Today nearly 1/3 of prescriptions written comes from India.''India is showing that in a... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/interview/whatever-i-have-is-because-of-india/20180521.htm

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