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'Why is Ma Durga not showering Her blessings on me?'

In a special series, Rediff.com looks at India through the lives of her people. Today: Sufal Das, a dhak player in West Bengal. As a child, he used to dream of becoming a dhaki. But a life full of......

India's controversial 'messengers of God'

Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim is controversy's child. Here's a look at few other gurus who have attracted controversy in recent times.  Gurmeet Ram Rahim Leader of the Dera Sacha......

Bureaucratic reshuffle: Rajiv Gauba replaces Mehrishi as Home Secy

Urban Development Secretary Rajiv Gauba was on Wednesday named as the next home secretary as part of a major top-level bureaucratic reshuffle. He will succeed Rajiv Mehrishi, who completes his term......

Indrani Mukerjea's charm has not deserted her

'That winsome smile is a key asset. And says a lot about her too.'Rediff.com's Vaihayasi Pande Daniel reports from the Sheena Bora murder trial.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Indrani,......

Naxals kill 25 CRPF men in Sukma

An injured jawan said around 10-12 Naxalites must have got killed in the 'befitting' retaliation by the CRPF contingent. IMAGE: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh visits injured CRPF......

Feeling bored to do your laundry? A start-up will do it for you

With little competition and a large market, Laundry Project is likely to find the segment a great space to expand. Image: Unlike fashion, the laundry segment has hardly any competition. The market......

Now, Raju's 108 helpline under a cloud

The day starts at 2.27 am for Srinivas, an emergency medical technician in a 108 ambulance which plies across west Godawari district in Andhra Pradesh, where the founder of 108 helpline, B......

In Capital, Marx, Lenin at Durga's doorstep

For the last few months, this part of the globe could not have ignored the CPI(M)'s vehement opposition to the Indo-US nuclear deal even if it tried. But if you want to go beyond that, to learn......

60 years later, the house where Pather Panchali was shot

As Satyajit Ray's masterpiece Pather Panchali turns 60 on August 26, we re-visit the location where the film was shot. This article was first published in June 2013. Indians can broadly be......

60 years later, the house where Pather Panchali was shot

As Satyajit Ray's masterpiece Pather Panchali turns 60 on August 26, we re-visit the location where the film was shot. This article was first published in June 2013. Indians can broadly be......

The Satyajit Ray Google doodle

Google salutes Satyajit Ray, arguably India's greatest-ever director, on his 92nd birth anniversary with a doodle. Depicting that famous scene from the late director's Pather Panchali , the......

Paheli director's top 10 films

Recently, Time magazine announced its list of the 100 greatest films of all time, and the eclectic selection includes five Indian films. While none would question the brilliance of the selected......

If I were Harry Potter for a day

We had asked you what you do If you were Harry Potter for a day.We received tons of responses. Some said they would do make the world a better place to live in. Some said they would enjoy a trip of......

Asian Athletics Day 3: Sudha clinches gold in 3000m steeplechase

IMAGE: Sudha Singh of India reacts after winning the gold in the 3000m steeplechase during the 22nd Asian Athletic Championships. Photograph: PTI Sudha Singh clinched a gold in women's 3000m......

Tintu Luka breaks 18-year-old 800m National record

Asian Games silver medallist Tintu Luka ruled the track on the final day of competition at the 35th National Games, smashing an 18-year-old meet record to win the 800 metres gold before inspiring......

Tintu Luka breaks 18-year-old 800m National record

Asian Games silver medallist Tintu Luka ruled the track on the final day of competition at the 35th National Games, smashing an 18-year-old meet record to win the 800 metres gold before inspiring......

Churchill Brothers in IFA Shield final

I-League champions Churchill Brothers beat Air India 5-3 via the penalty shoot-out, in a rain-marred encounter, to enter the final of the 114th IFA Shield football tournament at the Yuba Bharati......

Kalmadi re-elected IOA president

In whatturned out to be a formality, the Indian Olympic Association elections returned the same office-bearers, with Suresh Kalmadi as president for a fourth consecutive term.The long list of......
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When Lord Curzon inaugurated a Durga Puja and gifted his pen

A Bengali fantasy film themed on Durga Puja during the tumultuous time of partition of Bengal is due to be released early next month.The film... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/when-lord-curzon-inaugurated-a-durga-puja-and-gifted-his-pen-117101800244_1.html
Study in contradiction

Why, even Jawaharlal Nehru took the help of astrology in his final days, as journalist Durga Das recounts in his book India from Curzon to Nehru... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/letters-study-in-contradiction-117100500051_1.html
Rare Bengal harmony in times of strife

Residents of Ekbalpore, a Muslim-dominated area in West Kolkata, are displaying an example of communal harmony. Nawab Ali Park, the ground at... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-rare-bengal-harmony-in-times-of-strife-2549406
Durga Puja sees surge in pandal hoppers

Though crowds thronged the pandals since Chaturthi, the fourth day of Navratri, organisers and police have noticed a significant surge in the crowd... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/635185/durga-puja-sees-surge-pandal.html
UP govt draws widespread criticism over BHU violence

Adityanath's Uttar Pradesh government was desperately trying to control the damage done over its police caning women students of the Banaras Hindu... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/politics-news/up-govt-draws-widespread-criticism-over-bhu-violence-82984.html

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