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Lockdown Times: A unique Goan perspective!
Sheela Jaywant invites you to explore the GoaWriters's interesting look at the lockdown. IMAGE: Authors Shashi Deshpande, second from left, Jerry Pinto, right, and Damodar Mauzo, second from......
Over 180 celebs slam FIR against 49 who wrote to Modi
Over 180 members of the cultural community, including actor Naseeruddin Shah, cinematographer Anand Pradhan, historian Romila Thapar and activist Harsh Mander among others, condemned the FIR lodged......
Stories our grandmother told us...
'What we really need is a revival of storytelling at bedtime.'Avantika Bhuyan reports.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com As a child, my favourite event of the day was the power cut. That's......
'We can use India's many languages to fight the battle for civilisation'
'But we don’t use our languages for that; we use them to create distances between ourselves. 'Yeh section 377 kiska kanoon hain (whose law is Section 377)? The root of homophobia is not......
Sea of Poppies: History on sail
Author Amitav Ghosh launched his latest novel Sea of Poppies at a special event hosted by Penguin India and Oberoi Hotels at the Trident Hotel in Mumbai on Saturday. Buy Amitav Ghosh's books on......
SBI may participate in the Rs 4,500 cr rights issue of IL&FS along with LIC
The NCLT said the new board must hold its meeting by October 8 and come out with a road map before the next hearing on October 31 The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), Mumbai, superseded the......
Movies and glamour in Chandigarh
Aseem Chhabra attends an unusual medley of movies and literature in Chandigarh. Last fortnight, as thousands of people -- including Robert De Niro -- gathered in Goa for the Think2013 event......
Why Leela Naidu never lost her cool
Leela Naidu's beauty is legendary. But she was not just another pretty face. After all, how many actresses do you think would turn down an opportunity to work with Raj Kapoor? She left an......
Turning down Raj Kapoor
Vogue called Leela Naidu one of the most beautiful women in the world; Salvador Dali used her as a model for the Madonna. But she is much more than a hauntingly beautiful face, much more than an......
Trying to make sense of Helen
Jerry Pinto discusses his book Helen The Life and Times of An H-Bomb with Senior Features Editor Lindsay Pinto. 'There will never be another Helen' You tried getting in touch with Helen, but......
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