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'World needs people like Mahasweta Devi'

'The world will miss Mahasweta Devi and I will miss my second mother.' Nipa Roy, Mahasweta Devi's niece, remembers the writer who passed into the ages on Thursday, July 28. The great writer......

'Naik evokes a closed reading of the Quran to establish Islamic supremacy'

'Naik is an outcome of an image-centric Islam, which is linked to the technological changes introduced by new media.''English educated upper middle class Muslims embraced Naik's image-centric Islam......

What connects Nehru, Modi and Kanhaiya Kumar?

Ramdhari Singh Dinkar’s poems speak to every Indian, uniting them across political, social, religious and caste divides. They elevate; they inspire; they stir the soul and goose-bump the......

What connects Nehru, Modi, Kanhaiya Kumar?

Ramdhari Singh Dinkar's poems speak to every Indian, uniting them across political, social, religious and caste divides.They elevate; they inspire; they stir the soul and goose-bump the flesh.......

Mahatma Gandhi's granddaughter Tara Gandhi gets French honour

Mahatma Gandhi's granddaughter Tara Gandhi Bhattacharjee has been decorated with one of France's top honour The Order of Arts and Letters for her contribution in promoting peace, solidarity,......

What's in a name? Bajaj Auto's mega change

In just three months from now, 'Hamara Bajaj' could become 'Hamara Pulsar' or 'Hamara Discover'. And the man presiding over this mega transition will be none other than a Bajaj himself Bajaj Auto......

Here's how retail store trials rooms are changing

Once they were just a hole in the background shabby, small, and unimpressive. It was more as of some leftover space had been converted into trial rooms. But, as the Indian retail industry......

Why it makes sense to invest more in your PF

Avenues to make your savings work harder may not be easy to find. However, for salaried employees, there could be a bonanza very soon. The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has......

SNEAK PEEK: Salman Khan in Sultan

The top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: After sporting a moustache for months, Salman Khan has shaved it off for Sultan. Director Ali Abbas Zafar shared a still......

Guess which actor has returned to painting?

'I have become more comfortable with silences,' Amol Palekar tells Patcy N/Rediff.com Long before Amol Palekar became famous as an actor, he was an artist. He studied Fine Arts at Mumbai's......

Review: Dracula Untold is too dull

A film that could have been a genre breaking masterpiece, Dracula Untold in its present form would be a more honest work of art if it were titled Dracula Unfortunately, says Paloma......

Was Bombay Jayashri's Life of Pi song inspired?

There are remarkable similarities between Bombay Jayashri's Oscar-nominated song in Life of Pi and Irayimman Thampi's age-old composition. We make a case for the 200-year-old melody.Almost every......

Dev Anand, The Star who became the Sun

Dev Anand kept the flame of hope alive. Tarun Vijay salutes the Hero for All Times and a great Indian who united people across faith and boundaries.Please post Your Tributes to Devsaab here. In a......

Momentum is still with South Africa: Kallis

India's Gautam Gambhir and Sachin Tendulkar might have restored the balance in the match with their spirited batting but injured South Africa all-rounder Jacques Kallis feels the momentum is still......
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Munshi Premchand's writings are more relevant today than his times

Best tribute to Premchand on his birthday will be to widely disseminate his literature harping for a pluralistic society with tolerance and peace... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/living/taming-communalism-munshi-premchands-writings-are-more-relevant-today-than-his-times-2925136.html
This Dilliwallah uses visual art to familiarise Gen X with Faiz, Manto & Paash

We are a strange people. We make a political statement by sporting a Che Guevara cap, flaunting a Jimi Hendrix T-shirt and blindly endorsing... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/culture-news/a-dilliwallah-is-using-visual-art-to-familiarise-gen-x-with-faiz-manto-1469853846.html
Champion of the dispossessed

The world of Bengali literature has lost a giant in Mahasweta Devi, who introduced a fresh style of short sentences that defied the complex... ...

http://www.asianage.com/editorial/champion-dispossessed-872
Mahesh Bhatt, Prosenjit Chatterjee, Rahul Bose mourn social activists death

Bengali film star Prosenjit Chatterjee and Bollywood filmmakers like Mahesh Bhatt and Madhur Bhandarkar on Thursday mourned the death of eminent... ...

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Sania Mirza gets even!

By Sania Mirza with Imran Mirza and Shivani Gupta Rs 499 Rs 499 There are some tight forehands, funny faults, long rallies, plenty of volleys and a... ...

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