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Tripura suspends IFS officer for naming lion, lioness 'Akbar' and 'Sita'

The Tripura government has suspended Indian Forest Service officer Pravin L Agrawal following the row over naming a lion and lioness 'Akbar' and 'Sita', on which a case was filed by the Vishva......

Sandeshkhali: HC orders police to arrest Trinamool leader

The Calcutta high court on Monday directed the police to arrest Trinamool Congress leader Shajahan Sheikh, who has been accused of sexual atrocities and land grab by villagers in Sandeshkhali area,......

Shajahan Sheikh to be arrested in 7 days: TMC

Senior Trinamool Congress leader Kunal Ghosh on Monday said party strongman Shajahan Sheikh, who has been accused of sexual atrocities and land grabbing in Sandeshkhali in West Bengal, will be......

HC's 'control sexual urges' advice: SC to hear matter on May 2

The Supreme Court said on Friday it will hear on May 2 the matter involving a Calcutta high court verdict wherein the judges had advised adolescent girls 'to control sexual urges'. Photograph: ANI......

Press freedom must, says HC; gives bail to Republic TV scribe

The Calcutta high court on Thursday granted bail to a television journalist, who was arrested on duty at the restive Sandeshkhali, observing that the press must be allowed to function freely and......

'I am addicted to entrepreneurship'

'We look at the opportunities that are going to come in various fields in the next 5 to 10 years, do some research and come up with business plans.' 'Then, we go and seek out founders who will run......

Darjeeling tea hits 8-yr low in auctions

Geopolitical headwinds leading to lower demand from export markets, coupled with lower domestic buying, have dragged the auction average of Darjeeling tea to its lowest level since 2015.......

'Subrata Roy was arbitraging between India and Bharat'

'The India which was all about glamour and razzmatazz through which he could earn the trust of people of the other India, which was Bharat.' IMAGE: Subrata Roy with his employees. Photograph:......

Govt losing revenue due to GST: Bibek Debroy

Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) chairman Bibek Debroy on Tuesday said the government was losing revenue due to the GST, which should be revenue neutral with a single rate.......

Pepperfry CEO Ambareesh Murty dies of cardiac arrest at 51

Pepperfry co-founder and CEO Ambareesh Murty died in Leh due to cardiac arrest, company co-founder and COO Ashish Shah said on Tuesday. Photograph: Ambareesh Murty/Twitter Murty, 51 years old,......

Why Did Kiran Rao Struggle?

'I was very keen to make another film and I was dying to say action and cut and get back into creating characters and creating worlds.''But I just didn't have a script I was happy with.''I was......

The Magical World Of Muzaffar Ali

'I somehow felt that Muzaffar Ali was in Aligarh to feel the pulse of the Muslim youth, especially in the darker and harsher times that India is passing through,' notes Mohammad Sajjad. IMAGE:......

'Even today, Pancham is a chart-topper'

'Pancham told me once, "It's very difficult to be taken seriously when there are stalwarts like Shankar-Jaikishan, S D Burman, Madan Mohan and Naushad... How do I make my mark?"' Amit Kumar salutes......

Sundar Sonakshi In The Mountains

Nimrat finds sukoon... Esha gets poetic... Mamta explores Bali... Photograph: Kind courtesy Sonakshi Sinha/Instagram Sonakshi Sinha enjoys the cool temperatures of Mahabaleshwar, where she's......

Om Puri: The Chronicler Of Cities On The Boil

'If it weren't for Om Puri, a whole range of our big city experiences wouldn't have found their honest representations on the screen,' notes Sreehari Nair on the legendary actor's birthday. IMAGE:......

An Evening With A Cricket Legend

An illuminating conversation with Chandu Borde, 90, one of India's finest cricketers in the 1960s. IMAGE: Chandu Borde outside the Chandu Borde Pavillion at the Poona Club. Photograph: Archana......

'Want to ask Dhoni why I was dropped after scoring a century'

'I had the potential to be a hero just like Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli but could not be.' IMAGE: Manoj Tiwary, who made a century against the West Indies in Chennai in 2011, was dropped for the......

When Patriotism Sets In, The Game Suffers A Rout

Just as the umpire's decision is no longer final, what is disdainfully rejected is the age-old dictum that the game should be played and watched in the spirit of the game, sighs Uddalok......

'Being born into a sporting family legacy was a daunting realization'

IMAGE: Leander Paes will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on July 20, 2024. Photograph: Tony O’brien/Reuters Former doubles world No. 1 Leander Paes was recently elected to receive the......

There Will Surely Never Be Another Bishan Singh Bedi

One of cricket's greatest players passed into the ages on Monday.Rediff.com salutes the legend. IMAGE: Bedi in action, August 2, 1971. Photograph: Dennis Oulds/Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty......

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