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When a 7 year old took the government to court

Navya Singh was protecting her sovereign right to play, says Aditi Phadnis. *Photograph: Philip Brown/Reuters When Navya Singh heard she'd won the case in the high court, she reacted as only a......

The Last Headhunters in India

There was a time when the fierce warriors of the Konyak tribe displayed the skulls of their vanquished enemies as war trophies.Today, their world is disappearing, discovers Geetanjali Krishna.......

Marathas wanted to 'liberate' Hindu holy sites

Contemporary records speak of Chhatrapati Shivaji's resolve to liberate Hindu holy places, and the later Maratha rulers carried forward his legacy, Colonel Anil A Athale (retd) reveals in a......

Remembering Girija Devi, the voice of Benares

'There is no one who can fill the vacuum created by the passing of Girija Devi,' mourns Sunita Budhiraja. Photograph: Kind courtesy Suyash Dwivedi/Wikimedia Commons It was the year 2008. I learnt......

'Britain created Pakistan'

'The creation of Pakistan was integral to Britain's grand strategy.''If they were to ever leave India, Britain's military planners had made it clear that they needed to retain a foothold in the......

World's 10 biggest companies

Chinese companies dominate the Forbes list of world’s top companies.   Photograph, courtesy: Daniel Case/Wikimedia Commons     Forbes Global 2000 companies account for......

Hinduja group to turn UK's Old War Office building into a hotel

Image: UK's iconic Old War Office building. Photograph: Courtesy, ChrisO/Wikimedia Commons     The Hinduja Group, in partnership with a Spanish industrial company, has acquired UK's......

Delhi's Khan Market is India's most expensive retail location

Image: Khan market, India’s costliest retail hotspot. Photograph: Ekabhishek/Wikimedia Commons     New Delhi’s upscale Khan Market continues to be the most expensive place......

Jaitley explains why RBI rate cut will benefit the economy

Image: Arun Jaitley. Photograph: Kind Courtesy, World Economic Forum/Wikimedia Commons    Pitching for a rate cut by RBI, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said lower cost......

This 13-yr-old inventor just floored Intel with his start-up idea

Image: Shubham Banerjee holding Braigo.Photograph: Nbanerjee/Wikimedia Commons If Shubham Banerjee cannot lay claim to being the world's youngest venture capital-backed entrepreneur, he comes......

Beyond Octopussy: Roger Moore's India connections

The James Bond actor spent months in India shooting for another film, but his connection to India goes much deeper than that, reveals Monali Sarkar. IMAGE: From left, Roger Moore, Mohan Agashe and......
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How India celebrates Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Lohri and Bihu

Celebrations galore in different parts of the country. Come January, India gets ready to celebrate a host of harvest festivals. The spring season,... ...

http://www.rediff.com/getahead/2018/jan/14specials-pix-how-india-celebrates-makar-sankranti-pongal-lohri-and-bihu.htm
Vote for your favourite street food from Kolkata

Kolkata is known for its grand colonial architecture, art galleries, cultural festivals and some famous street foods. Paratha, Golgappa or Chole... ...

http://www.rediff.com/getahead/report/food-phuchka-telebhaja-doi-bora-vote-for-your-favourite-street-food-from-kolkata/20180111.htm
From data poor to data rich

Entirely new businesses have been built using data to disrupt traditional companies. Sam Santosh is building a data company. The genomics... ...

http://www.rediff.com/business/report/transforming-india-from-data-poor-to-data-rich/20180108.htm
When a 7 year old took the government to court

Navya Singh was protecting her sovereign right to play, says Aditi Phadnis. *Photograph: Philip Brown/Reuters When Navya Singh heard she'd won the... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/when-a-7-year-old-took-the-government-to-court/20180106.htm
Greater private sector investment in agriculture

'Indian agriculture requires the active involvement of the private sector right from extension and seed to post harvest value addition, to move it... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/column/wanted-greater-private-sector-investment-in-agriculture/20180104.htm

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