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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 Top Editor who's also a Fine Novelist

'In the newsroom, the thought process is about understanding the story, it's about complicating the story, constantly guarding against the black and white, trying to look beyond the obvious.' 'As......

The man and the editor

Friends of Vinod Mehta came together to remember the man and his legacy. On Thursday evening, Mumbai was witness to a gathering of friends, family and fans of the late Vinod Mehta, founder and......

Jnanpith winner: 'Right-wing groups have brought shame to India'

Image: Professor Bhalchandra Nemade, winner of the 2014 Jnanpith Award. Photograph: Sanjay Sawant/Rediff.com   'I stand by what I said. It is understandable that Rushdie got angry and called......

Thousands bid tearful adieu to Comrade Pansare

Thousands of people, including Left party leaders and others from all walks of life, bid a tearful adieu to veteran Communist leader Govind Pansare who was cremated on Saturday sans any religious......

Bezos, Nadella say much the same, but so differently

Bezos wears it on his sleeve, Nadella keeps it quiet Image: Bezos kept his audience regaled with his explosive laughter, witty one-liners and showmanship. Photograph: Richard Brian/Reuters There......

Small stores go out of business as consumers flock online

Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive officer of Amazon, one of the biggest online retailers in world. Photograph: Reuters It is a breezy evening and the Delhi weather is perfect for......

Of Cobrapost and a Japanese firm named after Mumbai

An online search for Mumbai Street Company, which has stake in firm owned by Cobrapost editor, drew a blank. An entity named after ‘Mumbai’ but based in Japan’s Saitama city......

COLUMN: Seeking shared value

Many people, not only in business but in society at large, still see progress and social justice as an either-or choice, writes Rajni Bakshi.   Violent clashes between local people and the......

Freedom, hurt sentiments and dissent

Can there be a democratic polity without a culture of democratic behaviour? This may seem like a hackneyed question. But it has, once again, been brought into sharp focus in two very different......

How Bombay Velvet got made!

'I kept telling Anurag, "I don't care about anything, I don't want any money. Just get the film made".' 'One day I called Anurag and someone else picked up the phone. He said, "Hello, Sir." I......

Exclusive! Saving the Apu Trilogy

The journey of the digitally restored version of The Apu Trilogy is packed with dark stories and years of near detective work by those determined to preserve some of Satyajit Ray's finest works.......

'India is such a fantastic country'

Image: Prasoon Joshi cleans the streets outside the Sofi Mahal building in Lalbaug, South Mumbai, as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Photograph: Sahil Salvi 'I was......

'I won't make a typical Bollywood film'

'I was broke and jobless. There was a lot of pressure to earn money. I was 23.' 'Then I met my friend Vivek Gomber, who loved my story and decided to produce the film.' National award winner......

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......

Will Sachin follow in the footsteps of these cricket greats?

As batting icon Sachin Tendulkar prepares for his farewell 200th Test in Mumbai, we take a look at what some legends of the game did after retiring from cricket. As Sachin Tendulkar jets into the......

Suresh Saraiya, one of the best-loved radio commentators

Haresh Pandya pays tribute to noted radio commentator Suresh Saraiya, who passed away in Mumbai on Wednesday following a heart attack. July 18, 2012, turned out to be a sad day for Hindi cinema and......

Bharat Ratna for Dhyan Chand, Tendulkar left out?

With the Board of Control for Cricket in India not recommending Sachin Tendulkar, there is intense speculation whether the batting maestro could miss out on the prestigious Bharat Ratna this year.......
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The song he died for

'Kara kitihi halla, majboot Bhimacha killa.' (Attack all you want, Bhim's fortress is strong) Dalit student Sagar Shejwal was killed for this... ...

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Reviving myths

, DHNS Meet the author Amish Tripathi continues his foray into the diverse and often mystical realm of Indian mythology with a new series on... ...

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Masterclass in storytelling aboard a ship of fools

he Ibis trilogy is a masterstroke on the canvas of modern Indian literature, and the Flood of Fire a jewel in Amitav Ghosh's post-colonial world.... ...

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'The 377191 Wall' art show to accompany Kashish film festival

South Asia's biggest and India's only mainstream LGBT film festival will feature art as one of its special events. Kahini Arte Merchant's work... ...

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Burning alcohol factories Attracted ISIS recruit Areeb Majeed, claims NIA

NEW DELHI: ISIS recruit Areeb Majeed was greatly influenced by the group's media wing which "actively showed the work done by them in Iraq and... ...

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