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BKS Iyengar cremated amid Vedic chants
The cremation was done according to traditional Iyengar rituals and without any state honours, reports Devidas Deshpande. Internationally renowned yoga guru B K S Iyengar, who passed into the ages......
Kasab: 'Allah kasam, aisi galati dobara nahi hogi'
Devidas Deshpande narrates what transpired in the run-up to Operation X -- as terrorist Ajmal Kasab's hanging was codenamed. Ajmal Kasab was awakened in the wee hours of Wednesday. About half an......
What Kasab wanted before he was executed
'Kasab told us he and the other terrorists had been warned that if they were caught, their families would vanish,' Inspector Ramesh Mahale tells Rediff.com contributor Devidas Deshpande. "I am......
Satara: 8 killed, 15 injured as truck falls on people waiting for bus
At least eight persons were killed and 15 others injured when a container truck fell on people waiting for a bus at Pargaon-Khandala in Maharashtra's Satara district on Sunday. The victims were......
At BKS Iyengar's home, there are mourners but no mourning
Hundreds of yoga practitioners gathered at the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute in Pune to pay their respects to yogacharya B K S Iyengar, who passed into the ages......
'Being Assamese, I was asked for my passport'
Director Jahnu Barua -- who made the award-winning 2005 film Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Maara -- gets candid during an award ceremony in Pune. Devidas Deshpande reports. Even as he received an award......
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