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Chhota Rajan's revenge

Gangster Chhota Rajan, arrested in Bali on Monday and who is likely to be extradited to India, was not one to forgive or forget easily. Mumbai’s foremost crime writer S Hussain Zaidi recalls......

When Kalam got a hotline call just before Agni launch!

Just hours before the Agni missile was to be tested in 1989, its pioneer A P J Abdul Kalam received a hotline phone call from a top government official indicating tremendous pressure by the United......

A P J Abdul Kalam: All human beings carry divinity inside themselves

'This can lift us out of confusion, misery, melancholy and failure, and indeed guide us when it is contacted.' 'For us to ignite our spirituality, we need to look inward and transcend our egos. We......

How India is a nation of cheats

Rajiv Malhotra’s plagiarism may not be as horrifying as impersonating an exam candidate in Indore -- but they’re both forms of cheating One of those uniquely Indian English terms,......

'Modi is taking a big risk'

'When he first came to office, my belief is that the PM's reading of the landscape was that, with a vanquished Congress and fragmented Opposition, he was looking at least at two terms in office.......

Indian tutors to teach UK students online

A Bangalore-based online tuition firm had tied up with publisher HarperCollins to provide off-shored tuition facilities to British students.TutorVista, the online teaching outfit, is aiming to......

Kalam's word of caution on 'Make in India'

His views are expressed in the soon-to-be published "Advantage India: From Challenge to Opportunity", one of the last books written by Kalam Late President A P J Abdul Kalam was a tad cautious......

Rupert Murdoch preparing to step down as Fox CEO

Some key investors have been warming to the idea that Murdoch (Jr) has the ability to run Fox Rupert Murdoch, the 84-year-old chief executive of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, is preparing to step......

News Corp acquires 25% stake in

Rupert Murdoch-led News Corp has acquired 25 per cent stake in real estate portal, a leading digital real estate marketing platform in India for $30 million.  The acquisition,......

How Indian Railways was renewed!

In 2000, the Indian Railways -- the world's second largest railway network under a single management -- was nearly bankrupt. Over the next eight years, however, there was a dramatic improvement in......

Saeed Jaffrey: The Great Entertainer

'Sent off to interview him in the late 1970s I met him in a cafe in New Delhi's Regal Building called The Parlour. With impromptu send-ups of Laurence Olivier, Sybil Thorndike and the rich,......

Smita Patil: The Woman Behind the Image

'Smita had it all planned out. She was pregnant then and planning to leave Raj Babbar after the baby was born.' In an enthralling new book Smita Patil, A Brief Incandescence (HarperCollins),......

S D Burman's proudest moment

'His son had become a composer after all, and one now chased by producers.' 'But while finding peace in one quarter, he had lost it in another. Jet was not a home any more. The room across his was......

When SD Burman thought of leaving Bollywood

During his initial days in Mumbai, composer S D Burman's experiments with music were hit-and-miss affairs so he decided to give up his ambition of composing for Hindi films and......

How Meena Kumari Became An Alcoholic

Vinod Mehta's illuminating 1970s biography, Meena Kumari: The Classic Biography, which has been reissued recently, answer many myths and mysteries that surround the star's life and death. Exclusive......

Special: The untold story of Indian boxing

At a time when Indian boxing is on an unprecedented high, a book captures the history and essence of the sport in the country, finds Sumit Bhattacharya. M C Mary Kom, the five times world champion......
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