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The Tiranga, From 1906 To 1947

How the Indian Flag has evolved over the years. Photograph: Prasar Bharati on Twitter Actor Satish Shah set off a Twitter storm (external link) on Tuesday after he posted a picture with the......

Will Partha's arrest in SSC scam impact Mamata?

After the Trinamool’s overwhelming majority in the West Bengal assembly elections last year, the SSC scam has given fresh ammunition to the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Communist Party of......

Goodbye old Parliament House, hello new Sansad Bhavan!

From its inauguration in 1927 to witnessing the foundation laying of a new Sansad Bhavan ahead of the 75th anniversary of India's Independence, the chequered history of the old Parliament building......

Money is not mine, time will tell who conspire against me: Partha Chatterjee

Arrested Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee, who is at the centre of a multi-crore school jobs scam, on Sunday claimed that the money recovered during Enforcement Directorate raids does not belong......

Partha says he's a 'victim of conspiracy'; aide Arpita breaks down

A day after being stripped of party and ministerial duties, arrested Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee on Friday claimed he was a victim of a conspiracy. IMAGE: Cash of Rs 27.9 crores in cash,......

The T-Shirt Wars

Ajit Balakrishnan on the evolution of a cultural symbol. IMAGE: Mark Zuckerberg, Marlon Brando and Peter Thiel. Photographs: Getty Images   I stood gazing admiringly at the perfect green......

Meet India's Latest Billionaire

'It has taken us 15 years to get to where we are. It obviously doesn't happen overnight.' Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com   Amongst all the unicorns that listed last year and had......

Unravelling what awaits us in 2022

As the industrial era wanes, the network era looms, notes Ajit Balakrishnan. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com   I woke up one day, the eve of the new year, with a nightmare: A vision......

Is Gurugram going the Kolkata way?

Militant labour policies compounded a poor security environment for capital in West Bengal and encouraged the business community to relocate. constraining the private sector’s right to hire......

I've never asked for raise: Indra Nooyi

Indra Nooyi, the former chairperson and CEO of PepsiCo, has said that she has “never, ever, ever” asked for a raise as she found it “cringeworthy” and cannot imagine working......

This Is How Ananya Takes A Picture!

Sharvari rocks the sari... Esha sends love from Miami... Swara adds sunshine to her wardrobe... Photograph: Kind courtesy Ananya Panday/Instagram 'I literally cannot take a picture without either......

'I'd have loved to present Pratidwandi at Cannes'

'Where Pratidwandi is concerned, there are very few men standing.' IMAGE: Dhritiman Chatterjee in Satyajit Ray's Pratidwandi. Dhritiman Chatterjee, a post-graduate in economics, came from a world......

'Every day is a new ball game'

'Every character is a challenge.'   IMAGE: Dibyendu Bhattacharya in Looop Lapeta. One of OTT's rising stars, Dibyendu Bhattacharya started his movie acting career way back in 2001's Monsoon......

Disco King Bappi Lahiri Passes Into The Ages

Photograph: Kind courtesy Bappi Lahiri/Instagram Singer-composer Bappi Lahiri, who popularised disco music in India in the 1980s and 1990s, has died following multiple health issues, a doctor......

Can You Watch 384 Films In A Year?

Aseem Chhabra watched some great films and some huge disappointments in 2021. IMAGE: Aditya Rao Hydari and Konkona Sensharma in Ajeeb Daastaans. Year two of the pandemic was a challenge in so many......

Ranji Trophy: Pujara's woes continue as Saurashtra struggle

Summary of all Ranji Trophy matches played on Saturday IMAGE: Saurashtra's wicket-keeper batsman Sheldon Jackson scored 61 runs against Mumbai in Rajkot on Saturday. Photograph: Sheldon......

Former India midfielder Sengupta passes away

IMAGE: Surajit Sengupta was part of the golden era in East Bengal when they won six successive Calcutta Football League titles (1970-1976) and the IFA Shield six times and the Durand Cup thrice.......

'Can we call Hardik Pandya an all-rounder?'

IMAGE: Former India captain Kapil Dev says, to be considered an all-rounder, Hardik Pandya needs to perform with bat and ball. Photograph: Hardik Pandya/Twitter Former India captain Kapil Dev has......
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