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Debate on free speech heats up; Anupam Kher booed

Mumbai audience boos actor for his remarks. Actor Anupam Kher was booed by the audience as a debate at a literary festival in Mumbai on freedom of speech heated up, with the actor wondering aloud......

When Chetan Bhagat locked horns with Pak literary greats

On Day One of the Times of India Literary Carnival in Mumbai, Chetan Bhagat took on his two Pakistani counterparts Mohammed Hanif and Mohsin Hamid. Here's what happened. One of the early sessions......

The battle for Dalit pride

'It is a reassertion of their lost martial stride, of a history that is papered over by turning it into a memory largely of the upper castes.' Sadiya Upade reports. 'This column is erected to......

Sharvari Khot, 16. 26/11 Survivor's Vaihayasi Pande Daniel meets a lively, articulate, teenager who miraculously survived 26/11 as a six year old.The first of a year-long Video series on those who lived through the worst......

Chidambaram mocks Modi govt's sudden love for Moody's

Mocking at government's elation over the sovereign rating upgrade by Moody's, ex-finance minister P Chidambaram on Saturday said only a few months ago the regime had flayed the rating methodology.......

Farewell, AVR

One of the finest minds on foreign exchange management, monetary and fiscal policies, on debt and currency markets, on bank management and governance, and indeed on almost every aspect of modern......

DeMo: How much cash was deposited? 'Unprecedented challenge': Ex-RBI gov

'Normally, the system is geared towards counting notes -- it is equipped to do x amount of work and one day you are asking them to do 20 x.''The processes involved are very complex.' IMAGE: A......

The most powerful woman in Indian business

'I want to leave behind the bank stronger and better than when I took over,' SBI Chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya tells Niraj Bhatt and Abhijit Lele. IMAGE: Arundhati Bhattacharya was appointed......

Climate change: Here's what writer Amitav Ghosh has to say

What disappoints Ghosh is the failure of policy makers in preparing for impacts of climate change which are already affecting us. Novelist and essayist Amitav Ghosh, below, left, had his first......

Rajan takes on critics in a hard-hitting speech

'The poor will not suffer disproportionately due to bouts of sharp inflation, and the middle class will not see its savings eroded. All this awaits us as we stay the course,' Raghuram Rajan said.......

Tagore and Victoria: Finally on screen

Tagore and Victoria Ocampo met during Gurudev's visit to Argentina in 1924, and kept in touch until his death in 1941.Thinking Of Him reveals a little known part of the great writer's life. IMAGE:......

Tim Pigott-Smith could never leave India behind

Tim Pigott-Smith hated the natives in The Jewel in the Crown, but went back a lover of India at the end of the four-month shoot.India not only gave him a career-defining role but touched him in......

Kamal Haasan gets prestigious French honour

Maverick actor and filmmaker Kamal Haasan has added yet another feather to his illustrious hat.  He has been conferred the prestigious Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts Arts et Lettres (Knight in......

'We have to imagine beyond a point and create a world in Mohenjo Daro'

'After the trailer was out, people felt it did not look like ancient India, but how much you do know about Mohenjo Daro? We have found certain coins and objects like a dancing girl, a bearded......

'Baahubali 2 is better than the first because there is more drama'

'There will not be another Baahubali in this country.' Rana Daggubati gives us a sneak peek into the much-awaited sequel. The second part of SS Rajamouli's magnum opus Baahubali is in its last......

Was Sachin a genius?

Was Tendulkar just a great player, asks Aakar Patel. IMAGE: Sachin Tendulkar walks back after his final innings in Test cricket. The Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, November 15, 2013. Photograph: BCCI......

Paes reminisces about Bhupathi, says 'we respect each other'

They were a top pair on court and off it their differences had reached epic proportions but after so many years, Leander Paes finds it irrelevant to dissect what went wrong between him and his......
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Vardhan invokes Hawking's name to claim Vedas contain theories superior to Einstein formula

Days after Stephen Hawkings death, Union Science Minister Harsh Vardhan claimed the celebrated British physicist on record stated that Vedas might... ...
Grand opening for Ballet premiere in Mumbai

The ballet premiere of "Swan Lake" by Navrasa Duende and Royal Russian Ballet saw a grand opening night on Tuesday here.As a part of the ballet... ...
TMC workers assault students of Visva-Bharati University who protested cutting of trees

Students of Visva-Bharati University in West Bengal, who were raising demonstrations over chopping trees, were thrashed, allegedly by TMC workers.... ...

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