All stories by Anjali Puri
Why India needs events like the Sanatkada festivalRediff.com27 Feb 2020
'Not for the first time during this festival I was struck by the atmosphere of friendly inclusion the organisers had managed in a city where you can smell menace in the air, thanks to Adityanath's revenge-driven politics, his denigration of Muslims and ruthless use of State power against critics,' notes Anjali Puri.
He Makes History SpeakRediff.com7 Jul 2018
'We like to tell the rest of the world that we did it better, that we were stronger, that we had larger cities, that we taught them science,' Naman Ahuja tells Anjali Puri. 'This exhibition is an antidote to insularity -- it is saying we have learnt as much from the world as we have given it.'
Mani Shankar Aiyar is down, but not outRediff.com17 Jan 2018
'I am in mortal danger not personally, but politically,' Mani Shankar Aiyar tells Anjali Puri.
Ravish Kumar, the news anchor who doesn't fear failureRediff.com15 Dec 2016
He began his career sorting mail. Today, he is one of India's best known television anchors, whose mails are hacked by Legion.
Decoding Kota: India's coaching capitalRediff.com21 Apr 2016
Kota, Rajasthan, is both a beacon for the educationally deprived and a cynical place in which 16-year-olds live in Dickensian boarding houses, while teachers drive Audis.
Suicides won't take sheen off this coaching hubRediff.com21 Apr 2016
'Kota is good if you are good' and 'Kota can make you or break you' are two cryptic statements Kota students often offer to explain life in their world.
The MP who gave the best speech on the JNU rowRediff.com5 Mar 2016
'It is extremely important to take back the domain of both religion from the religious bigots and nationalism from the chauvinists, who are spreading hatred.' Sugata Bose, the Harvard historian-turned-MP, who is Netaji's great-nephew, tells Anjali Puri why it is imperative to speak up for India's students.
Meet the Harvard grads who offer a novel way to teach studentsRediff.com10 Jun 2015
Few Harvard graduates are changing the way we teach students.
Vinod Mehta: The man who had editorial chemistryRediff.com9 Mar 2015
Mehta was known to be outspoken and had an unerring instinct for what would be read
Why Kiran Bedi badly needs helpRediff.com31 Jan 2015
The BJP's chief ministerial candidate's pitch has an amateurish feel
Women's taxi services are struggling to make ends meetRediff.com13 Jan 2015
Ironically, amid these struggles, interest in these taxi services has grown, as concerns over women's safety have escalated.
REVEALED! How Snapdeal plans to enter remote placesRediff.com2 Jan 2015
Sixty-five per cent of the company's sales are coming from Tier II cities and beyond, says the company CEO.
Should Sanskrit be forced down the throats?Rediff.com22 Nov 2014
What gets forgotten in the German vs Sanskrit debate is the poor standard of teaching in India.