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Bhagat Singh's Advice For Bhagwant Mann

As Bhagwant Mann repeatedly invokes Bhagat Singh in his speeches, Utkarsh Mishra picks five takeaways from the legendary revolutionary's thoughts that may help Punjab's new chief minister identify......

Why PM V P Singh avoided Nuclear Tests

'With Punjab and Kashmir in flames, it would not have been politically wise to alienate the West.''It would have inclined Western countries towards Pakistan.''It would have been a self-goal.'A......

'We discovered many unknown facts about Ravana'

'Ravan had palaces in caves and that tunnels were the highways of that time and ran between prominent cities.' Kindly note the image has only been published for representational purpose.......

How the Rane-Uddhav War Began

Narayan Rane -- a recent entrant to the BJP -- was the first Cabinet minister sworn in last week.Clearly, the BJP hopes Rane, who has a long standing feud with Uddhav Thackeray, will marginalise......

Emergency was a windfall for the RSS

The Emergency greatly influenced the RSS' makeover from a fringe force in the Indian political imagination to one that could have its own man sworn in as prime minister in two decades' time.A......

'We try to pull the other person down'

'Had liberalisation not taken place, I may have gone back to the US,' Ratan Tata tells Girish Kuber.An exclusive excerpt from The Tatas: How A Family Built A Business And A Nation. IMAGE: J R D......

Working with Ratan Tata

Mukund Rajan, who worked closely with Ratan Tata, recalls the unique experience of working with the corporate titan. IMAGE: J R D Tata, left, with Ratan Tata. Photograph: Gopal Shetty As the first......

Nirav Modi to be held in one of England's most overcrowded jails

While in custody and until the first hearing in his extradition case next week, Modi is likely to be held in a separate cell but may also have to share a cell with other prisoners given the......

Billionaires have always called the shots in India

'James Crabtree ignores the emergence of a nexus between business and politics going back to the 1920s and talks of it as a new child of 21st century India,' says Shivanand Kanavi. IMAGE: Vijay......

A Memorable Dinner With Aamir Khan

By refusing to follow the pack and remain politically correct, Aamir Khan has paid a price.A fascinating excerpt from Shobhaa De's new book, Insatiable. IMAGE: Aamir Khan. All photographs: Kind......

When Jugal Hansraj Was Paid More Than Priyanka Chopra

'I wasn't getting the roles I wanted to play and the respect I thought I deserved as a senior actor, so I cut myself off from the industry for a while and moved to the US.' Photograph: Kind......

The Magic That Was Sanjeev Kumar

For Sanjeev Kumar, it was the role, and what he could do with it, that mattered.Videos: Afsar Dayatar/Rediff.com IMAGE: Anil Kapoor launches Sanjeev Kumar: The Actor We All Loved. Photograph: Kind......

Alia To Make Her Hollywood Debut

Photograph: Kind courtesy Alia Bhatt/Instagram Alia Bhatt takes her act a step forward after Gangubai Kathiawadi. Alia is all set to make her Hollywood debut in Heart Of Stone alongside Gal Gadot......

Tere Sur Aur Mere Geet: When Music was King

Film music flourished in the 1970s. Some old masters did some great work, but it was also the decade of new composers.A fascinating excerpt from Amit Khanna's Words. Sounds. Images: A History Of......

From Tokyo to Paris: Trans athletes face new hurdles, restrictions

IMAGE: French sprinter Halba Diouf feels she is being marginalised and hounded after her dream of participating at next year's Paris Olympics was shattered when World Athletics (WA) banned......

Events That Changed Indian Cricket Forever

Would there have been an incomparable batsman named Sachin Tendulkar had Doordarshan not telecast Guide one summer afternoon?A fascinating excerpt from Abhishek Mukherjee and Joy Bhattacharjya's......

Beckham Turns 47; Posh Spice Gets Mushy

IMAGE: Victoria and David Beckham. Photograph: Kind courtesy Victoria Beckham/Instagram   Posh Spice aka Victoria Beckham says her husband is 'her everything'. Victoria -- who began her show......

Shastri to tell his life story; Jay Shah to attend ICC meet

Photograph: Kind Courtesy Ravi Shastri/Instagram Team India coach Ravi Shastri will come out with a book this summer where he will walk down the memory lane, offering a rare look at the......

Did umpiring error help England win World Cup?

'It is unfair to look at one decision, one ball out of 600-plus on the day and say that was the reason one team won and one team lost.' IMAGE: Ben Stokes apologises after Martin Guptill's throw......

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