All stories by Ritwik Sharma
PIX: A tribute to the Spirit of MumbaiRediff.com20 Jun 2019
Mumbai's dabbawallahs are the stars of an unusual exhibition.
The curtain falls: Theatre legend Girish Karnad takes a final bowRediff.com11 Jun 2019
'With his stature as a playwright and actor, Girish Karnad was one of the voices of modernity for not just Karnataka but the entire country.'
This isn't a good PhotographRediff.com26 Mar 2019
Unlike his The Lunchbox, Ritesh Batra's Photograph fails to engross us, feels Ritwik Sharma.
Why you must watch SonchiriyaRediff.com12 Mar 2019
Sonchiriya is that rare Bollywood film, one that soars wildly above others in its genre, notes Ritwik Sharma.
He's suing his parents for giving birth to him... Here's why.Rediff.com20 Feb 2019
Raphael Samuel has invited much ridicule and abuse, as well as bits of admiration, on social media, reports Ritwik Sharma.
'Existing laws enough to deal with lynching cases'Rediff.com4 Dec 2018
'Multiplying legislations doesn't necessarily improve law enforcement.' 'An incident of unlawful death is very well covered within existing penal code provisions.'
What draws today's young men to the Ayodhya campaign?Rediff.com23 Nov 2018
More than 25 years after the Babri Masjid was destroyed, another generation proclaims its commitment to building a Ram temple.
The law student who made Supreme Court historyRediff.com23 Oct 2018
A petition filed by Swapnil Tripathi, a final year student studying at the National Law University, Jodhpur, prompted the Supreme Court to allow live streaming of the opaque proceedings within.
Why Mayawati is wary of 'Ravan'Rediff.com4 Oct 2018
Mayawati has accused 'Ravan' of being a BJP agent who is dividing the scheduled castes.
CBSE Class 12: Are govt schools outdoing private ones?Rediff.com3 Jul 2018
The pass percentage of government school students of Class XII was 90.68 per cent, while 88.35 per cent students from private schools cleared the exams.
What it takes to be a student in KashmirRediff.com28 Jun 2018
The ongoing violence in the valley is driving students to excel, but it is also making them angry, discovers Ritwik Sharma.
Blockchain and crypto: Three key trends to watch out forRediff.com27 Jun 2018
'A key trend that one should expect to see is tonnes of failures.' 'Several blockchain-focused companies will fail.'
Lessons from the CBSE paper leakRediff.com26 Apr 2018
Incidents like these are a wake-up call, says School Education Secretary Anil Swarup. 'Today, if a particular problem has been found, technology allows solutions to address it,' he says, suggesting alternatives such as printing and distribution of encrypted question papers on the day of the exam. Swarup wants electronic tracking to keep tab on who has access to and can, therefore, leak papers.
CSK, Royals take guard to put troublesome past behindRediff.com10 Apr 2018
As in all successful comebacks, strong leadership will be key for the Chennai Super Kings and the Rajasthan Royals.
Nykaa's 3-step plan for market dominationRediff.com26 Mar 2018
The war is on! Ritwik Sharma finds out what's next for the beauty retailer.
From owning to renting: How the new economy is fuelling changeRediff.com30 Jan 2018
Renting start-ups make a killing as millennials fuel sharing economy.
535 service vans might have done the magic for Samsung IndiaRediff.com29 Jan 2018
Samsung eyes growth in consumer electronics business in 80 districts through its service vans, and adding over 250 service points and as many resident engineers.
Biggest challenge used car portals faceRediff.com18 Dec 2017
India is a $180-billion automobile market, including vehicles and services. Of this, only $1 billion is online.
Building a 'Uber'cultureRediff.com22 Jun 2017
The cab-hailing firm needs to jettison its baggage of dysfunctional corporate and gender insensitivity, finds out Ritwik Sharma.
What young people want from their jobsRediff.com22 Jun 2017
'As they come in contact with more people in their professional life, they will need to uncover even more opportunities for growth.'