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The message of the Delhi elections

'If there is one message coming out of Delhi, it is that the country is ready for inclusive, bipartisan politics, not based on caste, community and religion, but based on issues of a modern India.'......

Indians migrated to America in the 18th century!

'We used to say two things are found everywhere: A potato and a Sikh. I think you can substitute Gujarati for the Sikh because Gujaratis are everywhere.'Historian Vinay Lal, author of The Other......

Indian treasure, found in UK castle cupboard, up for grabs!

A Mughal-era manuscript filled with Indian miniatures discovered locked up in a cupboard inside a rural England castle is now up for sale at Sotheby's upcoming auction in London. Image: The romance......

Homi Bhabha's home belongs to India!

Every blade of grass and grain of sand in Mehrangir has a story to tell: The story of how one of the greatest sons of India lived here, planned and executed from here a technological and scientific......

Noted author and journalist Khushwant Singh dies at 99

Noted author and journalist Khushwant Singh, one of the finest Indian writers in English in contemporary times, died in Delhi on Thursday at the age of 99. The veteran writer, who was ill, passed......

A peek into the flashy lifestyles of India's richest businessmen

Indian billionaires do not believe in sitting on their wealth. They'd rather go out and a buy a plane or two, or an expensive car, or maybe a horse. Here's a look at the lifestyles and interests of......

No more Gandhi tags on schemes, Modi looks for new names

Official data show as of 2012, of the 49 schemes and institutes named after eminent personalities, 16 were after former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, five after Indira Gandhi, and two after......

Where did world's first paper money appear?

Money How much money does a person need? Well, there is no definite answer. However, the following queries do have. Take the Rediff business quiz and find out how much you know about money - coins......

An example of branding wizardry

It is almost taken for granted that Shombit Sengupta will choose a French restaurant and he does. Royal Club in Bangalore's Leela Palace hotel only opens for dinner, but they happily accommodate......

What is the weight of a Rupee-5 coin?

Indian monetary systemWhat isthe weight of a Rupee-5 coin? From gold coins to crisp paper notes, Indian currency have had a sea change. Take the Rediff Business Quiz and find out how much you know......

'Slumdog Millionaire's music isn't about India'

The Maharaja of modern Indian music, A R Rahman, has talent and vision the stuff of legend, a unanimously recognized musical genius that comes around once-a-generation.So it was only a matter of......

'It is time to liberate our minds'

'We have won our political freedom, we have liberalised our economy and now it’s time to liberate our minds also. That is why this film.' Director Ketan Mehta lists his reasons for making......

MoMa to host New India film fest

From Yes Madam, Sir, a riveting biography of Kiran Bedi, one of India's most acclaimed public figures, to the Oscar-winning documentary Smile Pinki, the selection of films at The New India film......

'Rakhi stabbed me in the back'

She's been consistently controversial. After ourBigg Boss chats with Rahul Roy and Carol Gracias, Kashmira Shah chatted up rediff readers candidly, gossiping about her housemates and smiling at the......

Come... fall in love!

Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, which opened to huge popular acclaim in 1995, has since become the longest-running film in the history of Indian cinema. Directed by first-time filmmaker Aditya Chopra,......

Readers speak out!

Neelesh(from hyderabad):the appointment of mr. john wright has been totally wright as his name is. the wright has change the teams phase in his own wrights & written his own tunes on which the......
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Snapshots of lives devoted to service

We called Jagmati Sangwan in the middle of a very busy day. It was noon and we had organised the shoot on the rooftop of a building. Jagmati had... ...

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What you missed at Art Dubai 2015

As the top-billed star of Dubai's Art Week (March 14-24), Art Dubai is growing rapidly into an art world destination, its geographic vantage... ...

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Chinese flock to Lee Kuan Yew's ancestral home in China

A village over 500 kilometers from the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou that nestles in mountains is attracting visitors in search of a glimpse... ...

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Destination bravehearts

The recent Delhi tour of Goan journalists organised by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar which naturally had visits to military installations in... ...

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Amrita Sher-Gil canvas sells for record Rs 18.2cr

NEW DELHI: Unlike many female artists of her time, the fiery Indo-Hungarian painter Amrita Sher-Gil was never content to be the passive subject of... ...

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