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'What was wrong was the bland version of Indian history'

'Even apart from the Bengal famine, there was a great deal more bloodshed and deceit than I was prepared for.''Almost every one of the acquisitions was won by extreme extortionate methods and what......

Churchill caused the Bengal famine: Madhusree Mukerjee

Arthur J Pais on author Madhusree Mukerjee's rebuttal of historian Arthur Herman's critique.For Churchill admirers like historian Arthur Herman (Churchill and Gandhi), who have denounced her book......

From the Raj to Azadi, how I saw India change

As a child in British India, Bharati Dutt, now 81, lived a privileged and sheltered life in an extended joint family of civil servants, doctors, engineers and Gandhians. Between the ages of seven......

The forgotten brutality of the 1857 Mutiny

'The summer of 1857 saw violence, perpetrated by the Indians and the Britons, on an unprecedented scale.''Never before and never after in the history of British rule in India was there violence at......

Why blame Modi alone? Congress was as intolerant

'Those who are upset by the current government's hard position against agitating Kashmiris should know it is exactly as hard as the position of previous governments.''Congress also killed as many,......

Mamata's insult to the aam aadmi

Sampoorn Kranti Express is a super-fast train service that connects New Delhi to Patna, covering a distance of about 1,000 kilometres in less than 15 hours. The speed is not high, but soon after......

Zeitgeist: Tracking the Indian Web story

Online giant Google released a report - 'Zeitgeist' - on what 81 million Indian netizens have been searching for on the web. The company analyses billions of search queries to come up with the......

Skoda to launch Yeti by June

After the success of Octavia, Laura and Superb in the sedan segment German car maker Skoda have decided to foray into the SUV segment with Yeti. The SUV fills the gap between the hatchback and......

How new tax code and Budget could hit you

The New Direct Tax Code is proposed to be implemented from the year 2011. For its smooth implementation, changes in the present system have to be made on an on going basis. The forthcoming Budget......

All about the New Pension Scheme

From May 1, Indians have access to another investment avenue to plan for retirement in the New Pension Scheme (NPS). The scheme has been in the pipeline for at least five years but it finally......

Zohra Sehgal, grand old lady of Bollywood, dead

Legendary actress Zohra Sehgal, who essayed character roles with aplomb in a career spanning both theatre and cinema, died in New Delhi on Thursday. She was 102. A Padma Vibhushan awardee, Sehgal......

'Ashamed to see film fraternity celebrating gender bias'

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, whose film Rang De Basanti (2006) helped change the way we look at socio-political injustice, vents his angst this Republic Day.Both society and films are part of the......

Barca coach Guardiola lauds 'outrageous' Messi

Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola described Lionel Messi's achievements as "outrageous" after the World Player of the Year produced another masterclass in Wednesday's 2-0 Champions League win at Real......

Gambhir warns teammates against complacency

India might be comfortably placed to wrap up the five-match series going into the third ODI against New Zealand with a 2-0 lead, but skipper Gautam Gambhir on Friday warned about the dangers of......

England beat Pakistan to stay in WT20

Pakistan players celebrate after the wicket of Ravi Bopara, caught by Shoaib Malik off Shahid Afridi's bowling, during the ICC World Twenty20 match against England at the Oval on...
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From the Raj to Azadi, how I saw India change

As a child in British India, Bharati Dutt, now 81, lived a privileged and sheltered life in an extended joint family of civil servants, doctors,... ...

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The forgotten brutality of the 1857 Mutiny

'The summer of 1857 saw violence, perpetrated by the Indians and the Britons, on an unprecedented scale.''Never before and never after in the... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/the-forgotten-brutality-of-the-1857-mutiny/20170814.htm
Bengal stage legend Sova Sen passes away

Sova Sen, a legendary figure of the Bengali stage, died here on Sunday following old age complications, her family said.Sen, 93, the widow of... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a764566.html

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