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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......

RK Singh, who arrested Advani 26 years ago, is new power minister

RK Singh, the former home secretary, will now hold the independent charge of the power ministry, which was earlier handled by Piyush Goyal.  Former Union Home Secretary and Lok Sabha MP from......

Meet Modi's new ministers

The nine new members to be inducted in the Union Council of Ministers include four former senior bureaucrats and also Bharatiya Janata Party leaders from the states of Karnataka, Rajasthan and......

India has turned into fertile ground for ISIS

'We could crack IM modules in the country because one arrested member would spill beans on the other.''With ISIS, every module is different and is possibly being handled by different operators......

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.......

Mystery of the missing train

When trains and stations become desirable again, we might have a murder mystery with the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train as a setting, says Bibek Debroy. Image: The origin of railways in India is......

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......

Why Sairat is such an important film

'Which movie has been about love between castes?''In Ek Duje Ke Liye, the divide was between a non-vegetarian north Indian family and a vegetarian south Indian one; in Amitabh Bachchan's films,......

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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Author Birbal Jha awarded for cultural campaign

Author and entrepreneur Birbal Jha has been given the Paag Man award by Mithila Darpan, a Mumbai-based organisation, for his work on "advancing the... ...

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New TV show to explore Mumbai's chawl life

A new Hindi television show set in Mumbai's 'chawl' attempts to question the pros and cons of community living.The Zee TV show, titled "Dil... ...

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Bombay HC stays Metro tunnelling in south Mumbai for two weeks

Following concerns raised over damage to old and heritage buildings, the Bombay High Court on Friday stayed tunnelling of the upcoming Mumbai Metro... ...

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Welsh composer Karl Jenkins

Welsh musician and composer Karl Jenkins, who has composed music for The Prince of Wales, Bryn Terfel and the London Symphony Orchestra among many... ...

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The Chainsmokers win more hearts in India with Delhi-NCR gig

A day after setting the stage on fire in Mumbai, American DJs and production duo Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall on Friday night regaled electronic... ...

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