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'Faiz was devastated by the aftermath of Partition'

'The original dream of people like Faiz was that Pakistan would be something different from the old India: Progressive, forward looking, democratic (if not socialist), tolerant, diverse and......

'I am not secular, I am a Hindu'

'As a governor, I have every right to speak my mind if I feel the security of my country is at stake.' 'Why is it that we would have to shed tears when Muslims are killed or tortured, but have to......

The Pakistani conundrum

What does Pakistan mean for a young Indian? Devanik Saha attempts an answer. The name “Pakistan” is something which most Indians associate with either hatred or love. For an average......

He taught me to be informed, unafraid: Slain B'desh blogger's stepdaughter

Exactly a year ago today, Avijit Roy was hacked to death in the most public of places: Coming out of a crowded book fair in Dhaka, Bangladesh. His crime? He was a blogger who wrote......

2 more militants arrested in Bangladesh blogger Niloy Neel murder case

Two more members of an Al-Qaeda linked Islamist militant group in Bangladesh have been arrested in connection with the killing of a secular blogger who was brutally hacked to death in Dhaka in the......

'Bandhan should not fall for corporate banking'

IMAGE: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley lights the ceremonial lamp as Reserve Bank of India Deputy Governor H R Khan (extreme left), Chandra Shekhar Ghosh (middle) and West Bengal Finance......

Prasoon Joshi: The 'Thanda matlab Coca-Cola' man

Five years back, this name would ring few bells. But as the Aamir Khan-starrer 'Thanda matlab Coca-Cola' ad campaign made the almost universal rural word for soft drinks a hot catchphrase, it......

Balika Vadhu: An insider speaks

'We felt why not have the hope that is intrinsic in every child's life, embodied in our happy protagonist and let viewers see the world full of double standards and confused adults around her......

'This was a life not meant to be mine'

'It's very expensive for a girl to become an actress.' 'I remember I was nominated at all the award shows for Tanu Weds Manu and conscientiously, like a new actress, I attended all of them and I......

'I have to find my next Ranveer Singh'

'It really kills me to see an elderly man come to the office regularly in the hope of a role to run his house.' 'Casting leads is tough, as it's tough to cast the perfect combination of talent and......

MSV's Greatest Soundtracks Of All Time

Saluting the late MS Viswanathan and his brilliant music. Legendary music composer Manayangath Subramanian Viswanathan, or MSV, was popularly known as Mellisai Mannar or the King of......

Revisiting Sanjeev Kumar's masterful, must-watch Dastak.

In our special series re-visiting great Hindi film classics, we look back at Sanjeev Kumar's Dastak (1970). Image: Sanjeev Kumar and Rehana Sultan in Dastak Snapshots of Mumbai’s......

Did Harsha Bhogle pay the price for VCA spat?

'This little incident might seem trivial to most people. But when such things happen in the BCCI's own backyard...'Dhruv Munjal reports. IMAGE: Harsha Bhogle with Ajay Jadeja and Deepika Padukone......

Messi generous donation makes Egypt angry

World Footballer of the Year Lionel Messi found himself the unlikely figure of controversy in Egypt after a local politician and a soccer official reacted angrily when he donated a pair of his......

Modern cricket is poorer with Anandji Dossa passing into the ages

Anandji Dossa. Photograph: Haresh Pandya Blessed with a computer-like brain and an elephantine memory, Anandji Dossa was a pioneer in compiling cricket statistics and scores. Haresh Pandya pays......

Dr Vasant Naik passes away

Noted cricket writer, historian and statistician Dr Vasant Naik passed away on September 8 at his home in England. A treasure trove of cricketing anecdotes and information, he was 82. Besides......
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Gulzar

New Delhi Munshi Premchand was one of the biggest influences in Gulzar's association with literature and the eminent poet-lyricist feels his... ...

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Mahasweta Devi wielded the pen to complement her activism

Fiercely independent-minded Mahasweta Devi, the doyen of activist-writers in India, who died on Thursday aged 90, is an institution in her own... ...

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Mahasweta Devi, the intrepid writer loses battle with death

Kolkata, Jul 28 (UNI) She fought a strident battle for the underdog and downtrodden with her pen but lost the one with Death today. Award-winning... ...

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Mahasweta Devi passes away

Influenced by the Communist movement of the 1940s, she chose to work among the poorest of the poor in the tribal areas of West Bengal. Eminent... ...

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Five Ways to Optimize Your Workspace for Productivity

Few things affect our productivity as much as what we surround ourselves with. Yet most of us rarely take the time to step back and really analyze... ...

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