Rajesh Karkera

The versatile Rajesh Karkera reviews cars, writes on travel and shoots videos and photographs too. You can e-mail the author at rajeshk@rediff.co.in

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SEE: Dalip Tahil sings and tells some secrets

SEE: Dalip Tahil sings and tells some secrets

Rediff.com5 days ago

Dalip Tahil has worked on stage, in the films, television and now on the digital platform, and he's not slowing down anytime soon. Continuing our series: Actors We Love.

When a Nobel Laureate comes to town!

When a Nobel Laureate comes to town!

Rediff.com5 days ago

What does Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee thinks about India's education sector?

SEE: India to Nepal: Awesome Road Trip!

SEE: India to Nepal: Awesome Road Trip!

Rediff.com8 Jan 2020

Rediff.com's Rajesh Karkera made an 11-day road voyage across some of South Asia's most deserted, challenging, terrain, always under the gaze of the sacred, dazzling Himalaya.

Planning to buy a car? Avoid debt trap

Planning to buy a car? Avoid debt trap

Rediff.com6 Jan 2020

To make the most of your vehicle, use the age-old 20/4/10 personal finance rule, suggests Bindisha Sarang.

How KIA and MG made a mark on auto market

How KIA and MG made a mark on auto market

Rediff.com2 Jan 2020

Kia's Seltos SUV has already crossed the 40,000 mark while the slightly pricier MG Hector has sold nearly 13,000 units.

Alvida: Film folk who left us in 2019

Alvida: Film folk who left us in 2019

Rediff.com31 Dec 2019

Hindi cinema lost some of its most celebrated faces in 2019, leaving a void in the fraternity as well as in the hearts of the audiences. We take a look at those who passed on.

Indian firms skip Auto Expo

Indian firms skip Auto Expo

Rediff.com27 Dec 2019

Hero MotoCorp, Honda Motorcycles, Scooters India, TVS, Honda India, Toyota Kirloskar Motor, Ford, Nissan, Ashok Leyland are all giving the Auto Expo a miss this time.

Tata Nexon EV: Electric car with an 8 year warranty!

Tata Nexon EV: Electric car with an 8 year warranty!

Rediff.com20 Dec 2019

'One can charge it at home, in the office, on the go. All it needs is a 15 Amp electric socket which is found is all our homes.'

How to have an EXCITING travel adventure!

How to have an EXCITING travel adventure!

Rediff.com13 Dec 2019

The new-age traveler is no longer into ticking a checklist of must-see spots on his holiday. He is ready to pay a premium to experience culture, crafts and culinary delights of the local populace

'Modi could be PM for 15 years'

'Modi could be PM for 15 years'

Rediff.com13 Dec 2019

'The biggest danger is that majoritarianism is getting normalised, insidiously and overtly... We are bringing the worst, not the best in us... We are looking for new enemies - Muslims, urban Naxals, tukde tukde gang, some enemy or the other which keeps this majoritarian wheel turning,' says journalist Rajdeep Sardesai.

What will the India of 2022 look like?

What will the India of 2022 look like?

Rediff.com13 Dec 2019

'As we reach 2022 we are creating a very new, different India where the Citizenship Amendment Act will be passed, NRC will be pushed through, Article 370 scrapped...'

'Modi sees himself as a man of destiny'

'Modi sees himself as a man of destiny'

Rediff.com11 Dec 2019

'Modi wants to go down in history not necessarily as India's first overtly Hindu RSS pracharak prime minister, but as a world statesman who built the idea of India as a great nation.'

VOTE! India's BEST airport

VOTE! India's BEST airport

Rediff.com4 Dec 2019

Delhi's Indira Gandhi airport and Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji airport handle more than half of India's air traffic.

Makeup Hacks: 5 tips to look like a model

Makeup Hacks: 5 tips to look like a model

Rediff.com3 Dec 2019

Hydration is the mantra this season.

PHOTOS: Shivaji Park gears up for Uddhav's swearing-in

PHOTOS: Shivaji Park gears up for Uddhav's swearing-in

Rediff.com28 Nov 2019

As Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray is set to take oath as chief minister of Maharashtra on Thursday, preparations are in full swing at Shivaji Park in Dadar in central Mumbai.

WATCH: Art director Nitin Desai designs Uddhav's stage

WATCH: Art director Nitin Desai designs Uddhav's stage

Rediff.com28 Nov 2019

Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com spoke to art director Nitin Desai about designing the swearing-in stage.

Revealed! What Katy LOVES about India

Revealed! What Katy LOVES about India

Rediff.com13 Nov 2019

'I've always looked at Mumbai as a destination I really want to be at. 'I have heard it's the most fun and it's where arts, culture and entertainment (come together), and Bollywood. I'm excited to indulge in all things Indian.'

Mercedes G 350 d: The king of off-roaders is here!

Mercedes G 350 d: The king of off-roaders is here!

Rediff.com19 Oct 2019

'The G-Class has been unparalleled and unrivalled around the world, since its inception in 1979. It is the benchmark among luxury off-road vehicles' Martin Schwenk, MD and CEO, Mercedes-Benz India said at the much-awaited launch.

Bold and trendy! These outfits will steal your heart

Bold and trendy! These outfits will steal your heart

Rediff.com17 Oct 2019

Six young designers from the INIFD, Bandra showcased their collection at the Bombay Times Fashion Week held in Mumbai.

Watch: Deepika reveals Ranveer, Ranbir's secrets!

Watch: Deepika reveals Ranveer, Ranbir's secrets!

Rediff.com16 Oct 2019

Deepika compared the two and, in the process, let out a few secrets.

Don't miss! Transgender hero Laxmi opens fashion week

Don't miss! Transgender hero Laxmi opens fashion week

Rediff.com14 Oct 2019

Mumbai-based LGBTQ activist Laxmi Narayan kick-started the Times Fashion Week in Mumbai.

Don't miss! STUNNING images of sindoor khela

Don't miss! STUNNING images of sindoor khela

Rediff.com9 Oct 2019

Rediff.com's Rajesh Karkera brings you these visuals from the Bengali Hindu tradition as part of Durga pooja celebrations in Mumbai.

Must see: What happens at Oktoberfest in Mumbai

Must see: What happens at Oktoberfest in Mumbai

Rediff.com8 Oct 2019

The first installment of the German beer festival in Mumbai saw an eclectic mix of live performances, games, dance and much more.

Now you can stay connected to your Merc with Me app

Now you can stay connected to your Merc with Me app

Rediff.com7 Oct 2019

Mercedes-Benz joins the connected cars revolution with the launch of their app -- 'Mercedes Me'.

Must watch: How Palash Sen and Euphoria rocked Goa

Must watch: How Palash Sen and Euphoria rocked Goa

Rediff.com25 Sep 2019

Almost two decades later, the 90s pop band haven't lost their charm...or music.

Feature-packed Renault Triber is a good city car

Feature-packed Renault Triber is a good city car

Rediff.com19 Sep 2019

The Renault Triber is an ideal vehicle which has enough buff in its looks and enough practical space for a family of 5 to go out on a weekend getaway, says Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com.

'Amitabh acting as salesman for metro'

'Amitabh acting as salesman for metro'

Rediff.com19 Sep 2019

'He is posting that someone who took the metro (during a medical emergency) got saved.' 'Let him try doing the same. He cannot peddle nonsense just because he is a star.'

Mumbaikars step out to save city's green lung from metro project

Mumbaikars step out to save city's green lung from metro project

Rediff.com10 Sep 2019

Braving the downpour, Mumbaikars came together on Sunday to protest against the cutting of over 2,700 trees in Aarey milk Colony for the upcoming metro shed project.

MUST SEE! When Kailash Kher set the stage on fire

MUST SEE! When Kailash Kher set the stage on fire

Rediff.com7 Sep 2019

Nothing beats a live Kailash Kher performance, says Rajesh Karkera.

Will Miss Nagaland be the next Zeenat Aman?

Will Miss Nagaland be the next Zeenat Aman?

Rediff.com31 Aug 2019

"She is beautiful, soft spoken and intelligent," Zeenat Aman said about Imlibenla Wati who was recently appointed Global Ambassador of Miss Super Talent World.

Soon, your Hyundai vehicles could come with e-scooter

Soon, your Hyundai vehicles could come with e-scooter

Rediff.com27 Aug 2019

When mounted on a vehicle, the scooter is charged automatically using electricity produced while driving, ensuring that the user can complete their journey seamlessly, using the e-scooter to reach their final destination after parking the vehicle.

EXCLUSIVE! The secret life of a model

EXCLUSIVE! The secret life of a model

Rediff.com25 Aug 2019

Aishwarya Singh gives us a rare sneak peek into her busy life backstage.

This woman is making saris fashionable at LFW

This woman is making saris fashionable at LFW

Rediff.com25 Aug 2019

Meet the people who turned heads at Lakme Fashion Week off the ramp.

What are these beauties doing at fashion week?

What are these beauties doing at fashion week?

Rediff.com24 Aug 2019

We are crushing over their cool outfits.

Inspiring! This model turned rejection into SUCCESS

Inspiring! This model turned rejection into SUCCESS

Rediff.com24 Aug 2019

LFW model Anita Kumar tells us how she fought multiple rejections and came back stronger each time.

Why this designer wants to dress up Smriti Irani

Why this designer wants to dress up Smriti Irani

Rediff.com24 Aug 2019

In an interview with Rediff.com's Anita Aikara, Ridhi Mehra talks about her design inspiration, her latest bridal collection and shares fashion tips with young Indian brides.

Pix: The real head turners at fashion week

Pix: The real head turners at fashion week

Rediff.com24 Aug 2019

Rediff.com's Anita Aikara and Rajesh Karkera spotted these stylish attendees at the Lakme Fashion Week.

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