Abhishek Mande Bhot

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How June 25, 1983 Changed India Forever

How June 25, 1983 Changed India Forever

Rediff.com28 Dec 2021

That win gave us something no other victory ever would: It gave a young nation hope. It gave us the will to dream, notes Abhishek Mande Bhot.

Living on a prayer in Kashmir

Living on a prayer in Kashmir

Rediff.com7 Dec 2021

For the first time in nearly two years, tourism has been on the rise in Kashmir. But what does that mean for the average Kashmiri, ponders Abhishek Mande Bhot after a recent visit to the Valley.

Dev Anand: 'Let's talk about you!'

Dev Anand: 'Let's talk about you!'

Rediff.com6 Dec 2021

'Don't you leave that girl. Marry her.'

Why journalists are 'jealous' of Bhavya Dore

Why journalists are 'jealous' of Bhavya Dore

Rediff.com28 Jan 2021

The crash between a Kazakhstan Airlines Ilyushin Il-76 and a Saudia Boeing 747 over Charkhi Dadri in Haryana occurred 24 years ago.' During the lockdown, journalist Bhavya Dore reported on it from her home. Her article found a proud mention in the Bloomsburg Jealousy List 2020.

A married man wanted to know what intercourse was!

A married man wanted to know what intercourse was!

Rediff.com28 Dec 2020

On December 28, 2020, Dr Mahinder Watsa, India's noted sexologist, author and columnist passed away. Mumbai, and India, lost a unique icon who will be sorely missed.

Farewell, Mumbai Mirror

Farewell, Mumbai Mirror

Rediff.com6 Dec 2020

Abhishek Mande Bhot recalls his stint at Mumbai Mirror, the iconic Mumbai daily newpaper, which its owners, the Times of India group, decided on Saturday to convert to a weekly newspaper.

Why Irrfan Khan's passing is so personal to so many

Why Irrfan Khan's passing is so personal to so many

Rediff.com30 Apr 2020

Most of us have a memory like that with our fathers, tucked away in the back of our minds or hidden away in family albums. Irrfan's passing took us right back. It's also what made it so personal to so many of us, points out Abhishek Mande Bhot.

Amid cries of Jai Shri Ram, Amish launches his latest book

Amid cries of Jai Shri Ram, Amish launches his latest book

Rediff.com24 Jun 2015

Abhishek Mande Bhot is convinced he has not seen such a huge book launch in Mumbai ever.

Padma Iyer wants a suitable boy for her son

Padma Iyer wants a suitable boy for her son

Rediff.com22 Jun 2015

How a mother's search for a suitable boy gained global coverage.

The cancer conqueror

The cancer conqueror

Rediff.com1 Jun 2015

Ananda Shankar Jayant had everything going for her. Then, she saw her medical reports.

A letter for Modiji... in emoji!

A letter for Modiji... in emoji!

Rediff.com26 May 2015

As Narendra Modi completes a year in office, it only seemed fair to voice the concerns of young Indians in a language we speak most fluently: emojispeak!

Top 10 reasons why Max is Mad

Top 10 reasons why Max is Mad

Rediff.com26 May 2015

And the one thing I couldn't work out for the life of me is what exactly is Max mad about. So, I humbly present my top ten reasons.

The chaiwallah who is now a web developer

The chaiwallah who is now a web developer

Rediff.com30 Apr 2015

He may not be Narendra Modi but Raju Yadav, who once sold tea in Mumbai, has turned his life around, discovers Abhishek Mande-Bhot/Rediff.com.

Robert Downey Jr didn't need to act like a jerk

Robert Downey Jr didn't need to act like a jerk

Rediff.com24 Apr 2015

'It is impossible to get any of the top five movie stars in Bollywood for an honest one-on-one interview, which spans beyond seven minutes unless your media house has a marketing tie-up with the movie they are part of. Even then, they will rarely ever want to go outside their comfort zone and open up.'

Kanpur to MIT: The inspiring journey of Ayush Sharma

Kanpur to MIT: The inspiring journey of Ayush Sharma

Rediff.com21 Apr 2015

Son of a mechanic from the Public Works Department, Ayush Sharma has not only won admission to the undergraduate programme at the prestigious American university, but also a full tuition waiver.

Meet the 'Mauka, Mauka' star

Meet the 'Mauka, Mauka' star

Rediff.com1 Apr 2015

'Mauka, Mauka' he begged and boy! did he get one. Meet Vishal Malhotra, the actor behind the popular ad.

Ways of seeing

Ways of seeing

Rediff.com12 Mar 2015

What makes Ashdeen Lilaowala's work with the Parsi gara so important? Read on.

A small measure of peace

A small measure of peace

Rediff.com10 Mar 2015

There's something quite serene about an endless stretch of barren land discovers Abhishek Mande Bhot/Rediff.com

The Rediff Cricket Show: When India played like Champions

The Rediff Cricket Show: When India played like Champions

Rediff.com23 Feb 2015

South Africa may be the favourite to win the World Cup, but February 22 -- the day they took on India -- told a different story.

10 things Generation Y should know

10 things Generation Y should know

Rediff.com23 Jan 2015

Parag Saigaonkar, author of The Perfect Storm in an interview lists out ten things India's Gen Y should know.

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