All stories by Shakya Mitra
'I was keen to protect Cricket's GenNext'Rediff.com14 Feb 2017
Sachin Tendulkar has found ways to remain engaged with the sport.
What's age got to do if you are a champion?Rediff.com13 Feb 2017
A staggering number of athletes across sports seem to have found their best game in their 30s, 40s.
Yogeshwar Dutt, the man who wrestles and tweetsRediff.com4 Feb 2017
In his most recent gesture, Yogeshwar Dutt refused dowry and took just Rs 1 as shagun for his wedding.
Can cyber criminals loot your money?Rediff.com22 Dec 2016
Citizens won't have faith in Digital India if their hard-earned money is looted by cyber criminals and cyber fraudsters from banks.
Yoga gets a league, but will it work?Rediff.com13 Dec 2016
The centuries-old tradition of yoga is looking towards the reality television concept to increase its popularity
Can Aussies salvage pride in Adelaide?Rediff.com22 Nov 2016
Going into the final Test against South Africa, Australia are staring at the lowest ebb in their 140-year cricketing history.
The soldier who returned from the 'dead' after 7 yearsRediff.com28 Jun 2016
Dharamveer Yadav was declared dead by the armed forces in 2012. He returned home this June much to the shock of his family.
'How can people mock poverty in a country like India?'Rediff.com22 Jun 2016
Sonali Shetty took on a restaurant that denied admission to street children.
When Shah Rukh Khan upset Sushant JainRediff.com24 May 2016
Why has Sushant Jain, the owner of Ghantewala, the famous sweet shop in Delhi's Chandni Chowk, sent Yash Raj a legal notice?
Hyderabad masalaRediff.com9 May 2016
An upcoming film on Mohammad Azharuddin promises to be a potboiler, though not a true biopic.
Want to meet Romeo and Juliet?Rediff.com2 May 2016
It has been 400 years since William Shakespeare died but his legacy lives on.
How the Censor Board works!Rediff.com20 Apr 2016
Lights, Camera, Censor!
Watch out for these guys at IPL 9!Rediff.com9 Apr 2016
The 2016 Indian Premier League season brings with it an opportunity for both the old and new.
Goodbye, GeniusRediff.com5 Mar 2016
In Martin Crowe's death, cricket has lost one of its most iconic figures in recent memory, says Shakya Mitra.
Why top batsmen are taking early retirementRediff.com17 Aug 2015
Shakya Mitra ponders why top batsmen like Michael Clarke bowing out early.