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'Mughals had nothing to do with Mughal Gardens at Rashtrapati Bhavan'

'William Mustoe, the director of horticulture during British rule, named the Presidential Palace garden after the Mughals.' 'He simply kept the name because it was made on the pattern of a Mughal......

Amid documentary row, UK defends BBC's independence

The United Kingdom government has defended the BBC as a media outlet 'independent in its output' in the wake of widespread Indian diaspora protests against the controversial documentary on Prime......

'India's wealth is in the hands of privileged castes'

'They fear their caste privilege will be exposed if there is an OBC caste census.' IMAGE: Enumerators in action at Bank Road in Patna, January 7, 2023, as the first phase of Bihar's caste census......

The Soldier Awarded The First Param Vir Chakra

January 31, 2023 marks the birth centenary of Major Somnath Sharma, who was awarded the first Param Vir Chakra for his bravery in the Kashmir operations in November 1947. We salute this hero whose......

The Soldier Awarded The First Param Vir Chakra

January 31, 2023 marks the birth centenary of Major Somnath Sharma, who was awarded the first Param Vir Chakra for his bravery in the Kashmir operations in November 1947. We salute this hero whose......

Jo Johnson, brother of ex-UK PM resigns as director of Adani linked firm

Lord Jo Johnson, younger brother of former British prime minister Boris Johnson, has resigned his non-executive directorship of a UK-based investment firm linked with the now-withdrawn Adani......

Sitharaman uses tablet not paper to present Budget

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday again took a digital tablet wrapped in a traditional 'bahi-khata' style pouch as she headed for Parliament to present Union Budget 2023-24 in a......

When R K Krishna Kumar Spoke To Rediff

R K Krishna Kumar, one of the stalwarts of the Tata group, passed away on Sunday, January 1, 2023, evening. A close lieutenant of then Tata Sons chairman Ratan Tata, he spoke to Rediff.com's......

Indian legal system a hurdle for aircraft lessors: Air India to govt

Tata Group-owned Air India has informed the Centre that aircraft lessors wish to set up their special purpose vehicles (SPVs) outside India since they aren’t enthused about the Indian......

UK delivering on new FTA with India, says Rishi Sunak

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has reiterated the UK's commitment to a free trade agreement (FTA) with India as part of the country's wider focus on enhancing ties with the strategic......

Bollywood's Favourite Shaadi Destination

Will Kiara Advani and Sidharth Malhotra wed on February 6 in Rajasthan? Well, the grapevine certainly believes that. The couple have reportedly been dating for a while now, and rumours state their......

Gandhi Godse - Ek Yudh Review: Idea Gone Astray

A movie that seeks to explore 'alternate history' can't be so superficial, sighs Utkarsh Mishra. Over a decade ago, with my limited reading on the subject, I often tried to explore the idea of......

Why There's So Much Global Love For RRR

Like Slumdog Millionaire, RRR will remain a one-time phenomenon until another big, larger-than-life Indian film connects with critics in the West, predicts Aseem Chhabra. Fourteen years ago, a......

Flashback 2022: Malaika-Arjun's 'M' Word

As the curtain come down on 2022, Roshmila Bhattacharya flashbacks to some of the year's news-makers and events. Part 1: A for Alia Bhatt Part 2: Jacqueline's Con Call K: KHAN-ZANA, TODAY &......

The Tragic Face Of Showbiz

Photograph: Kind courtesy Tunisha Sharma/Instagram Television actor Tunisha Sharma was founding hanging on the sets of a serial in Mumbai on December 24, one more instance of a showbiz aspirant......

Richarlison's Importance In A Morally-Conflicted World Cup

Richarlison is a rarity among the overindulged footballing elite.In a World Cup which has been overshadowed by social issues, Brazil's latest football sensation is championing more than just one......

Will Stokes 'unretire' from ODIs to play in World Cup?

IMAGE: Ben Stokes, who batted England to victory in the T20 World Cup final against Pakistan on Sunday, retired from one-day cricket in July, citing the "unsustainable" rigour of playing all......

Rashid confirms participation in IPL 2023 auction

IMAGE: England's Adil Rashid, who literally choked India and Pakistan in the semi-final and final with high profile scalps like Suryakumar Yadav and Babar Azam, could be a hot property at the IPL......

Buttler wants to win to inspire England's football team

IMAGE: Jos Buttler of England celebrates victory during the ICC Men's T20 World Cup semi-final match between India and England. Photograph: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images England's Jos Buttler would be......

Rohit gives a sneak peek into SKY's mind

One knock-out game won't define me or any other player: Rohit IMAGE: Rohit Sharma has no problems in being in present but reminded that the past should not be forgotton. Photograph: Sarah......
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