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Bommai: Re-Election Man Or Fall Guy?

Where does Basavaraj Bommai stand three months after he assumed the reins of power in Karnataka?Radhika Ramaseshan finds out. Changing a chief minister mid-stream is a double-edged sword for a......

O P Chautala released from Tihar jail

Indian National Lok Dal chief Om Prakash Chautala walked free from the Delhi's Tihar jail on Friday after serving a 10-year sentence in a recruitment scam, his party workers welcoming him with......

Wildlife photographer of the year -- people's choice

A coconut octopus, a burning forest, a rare rhino's last moments and a pair of sleeping squirrels all feature in the shortlist for the Natural History Museum's Wildlife Photographer of the Year......

Why do rape victims turn hostile?

The fact that so many victims turn hostile should be a matter of concern.If so many accused persons continue to roam freely in society, this becomes an additional liability to women's safety,......

India begins lockdown 3.0; more cars, people on the roads

Massive crowds thronged liquor stores, more vehicles plied on roads and cab-hailing platforms resumed services as India entered the third phase of the lockdown on Monday with further easing of......

'Tihar jail shameless': SC shifts Unitech's Chandras to Maharashtra jails

The Supreme Court on Thursday directed that former Unitech promoters Sanjay Chandra and Ajay Chandra be shifted from Tihar Jail in Delhi to Mumbai's Arthur Road Jail and Taloja prison in......

Roses to become pricier by 20-25% as demand rises ahead of Valentine's Day

Demand has also jumped from abroad, including the European Union and America. Offering roses is among the cheapest ways to ‘express love’ on Valentine’s Day. This time, however,......

Breather for Unitech; govt can't take over the realty firm, rules SC

Unitech had alleged that the takeover of the management of the company by the Centre would make it difficult for them to deposit Rs 750 crore as directed by the apex court to safeguard the......

We are products of the makers of designer food

Now we need to fight back to reclaim our food and our habits. The only way to do so is to rediscover food as pleasure and be thrilled, not just by its smells and tastes, but also by the knowledge......

Rohan Murty, the master of many trades

Over home-cooked food, Rohan Murty tells Rahul Jacob he is fascinated by history and ancient texts, and about his efforts to measure productivity in software companies, such as Infosys. IMAGE:......

Will Katrina's father attend her wedding?

Photograph: Kind courtesy Katrina Kaif/Instagram Chauth Ka Barwara, the beautiful 14th-century old fortress, which once belonged to the Rajput nobles of Barwara, has been converted into a heritage......

'My mother is always in my heart in a way I don't realise'

'My mother is a lady with a lot of emotional stability and strength. And wisdom.''When I was younger, she would tell me that if I ever refused water to anyone, I would have to drink gutter......

TOP 20 Indian Movies of the Decade

Sreehari Nair presents his Top 20 movies of the decade. The story of Indian Cinema in this decade pivots around the Nirbhaya Case of 2012. The sheer brutality of that incident coupled with the......

'Sanju will touch your heart'

'Live and be joyful for what you have because one day, it will be all gone.'Manisha Koirala tells Ronjita Kulkarni/Rediff.com what she now wants from life. Wise words from Manisha Koirala.......

Begum Jaan Review: A Vidya Balan Summer Project with a cold, sadistic heart

Begum Jaan makes a lot of noise, cuts a lot of throats, but sucks up to kiddie-ideas of history and revolution, feels Sreehari Nair. In Begum Jaan, Vidya Balan (playing the eponymous......

Harbhajan, Srinath, Amla, Cook awarded MCC life membership

Women cricketers Sara McGlashan and Sarah Taylor were also handed the honour. IMAGE: Harbhajan is India's third-highest wicket-taker in Tests, with 417 dismissals in 103 Tests. Photograph: Getty......

Siraj Breaks Kapil's Lord's Record

Rajneesh Gupta lists the numbers from the fascinating final day of the Lord's Test. IMAGE: Mohammad Siraj bowls Jimmy Anderson and India have won an incredible victory at Lord's, August 16, 2021.......

Dhawan-led India's first practice session under lights

Head coach Rahul Dravid did the talking as the Indian team had their first practice session under lights in Colombo on Thursday to prepare for the upcoming limited overs series against Sri Lanka.......

Youngsters will carry confidence of IPL into SL series, says Bhuvneshwar

IMAGE: Vice-captain Bhuvneshwar Kumar says the young players in the Indian squad will take confidence from their showing in the IPL during the upcoming limited overs series against Sri Lanka.......

All Sri Lanka first team players COVID negative

IMAGE: It is now expected that the Sri Lankan players would be allowed to enter the bio-bubble by Monday as they complete a week-long hard quarantine after their arrival from the United Kingdom.......

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