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21 dead after Kerala rain triggers floods, landslides

The toll from disastrous flooding caused by heavy rains and landslides in hilly areas of two central Kerala districts rose to 21 as rescue workers recovered more bodies from the rubbles on......

Air India: Will JRD Tata's Legend Return?

J R D Tata and Air India... Mrigank Warrier explores one of India's eternal love stories. IMAGE: J R D Tata was India's first qualified pilot; his flying license bore the legend No 1. Photograph:......

Who does Indra Nooyi belong to? India or US

Indian-American Indra Nooyi, the former chairperson and CEO of PepsiCo, still vividly remembers a 2009 meeting with the then US president Barack Obama and former prime minister Manmohan Singh......

SC sets aside Madras HC order on EWS quota in medical admissions

The Supreme Court on Friday set aside a Madras high court direction that the Centre must seek the top court's approval before implementing 10 per cent reservation for the economically weaker......

SC stays Kerala HC proceedings on plea against 10% EWS quota

In a significant development, the Supreme Court Friday stayed the proceedings before the Kerala high court on a plea challenging the Centre's decision to grant 10 per cent reservation in jobs and......

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......

Bumper-to-bumper cover for new vehicles not mandatory: Madras HC

It would have been a huge positive for the industry given that almost 40 per cent of vehicles are uninsured. Bumper-to-bumper insurance cover for new vehicles will not be mandatory as suggested by......

Auto industry braces for impact of bumper-to-bumper insurance on pricing

If the court order is implemented, it will lead to an increase in the insurance outgo for car owners by a minimum Rs 50,000 for car and a minimum of Rs 7,000 for two-wheeler owners.   IMAGE:......

'As finance minister, it is very difficult to do as much as one should'

'Since the NDA took office in 2014, and aggressively since 2019, the Union government seems hell bent on centralising all power and resources, only to fail spectacularly,' Tamil Nadu Finance......

As Work From Home Deepens...

… Are far-reaching social changes coming with it, asks Ajit Balakrishnan. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com   "Sir, when will you open the office for all of us to come every......

Goodbye, Dear Nedumudi Venu

'I will miss you, dear Venu. You reached the pinnacle with your talent,' recalls K Kunhikrishnan who knew the legendary actor well. IMAGE: Nedumudi Venu in Sarvam Thaala Mayam. With a heavy heart,......

Bollywood's Top Spy Thrillers

James Bond's No Time To Die has been getting a lot of love in theatres. But not everyone is heading to the big screen to catch a film in these pandemic times. If you aren't, no worries. Bollywood......

What Dharmendra, Jaya Discuss On Karan Johar Film

The good old days...Dharmendra and Jaya Bachchan's is a bonding that is special and rare in an industry where friendships are ephemeral.Karan Johar's Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani is their sixth......

'It's hard to get a role like Sarpatta Parambarai'

'Unless you are a superstar, you will never have the kind of reach in theatres that the OTT platform provides.' It was a dream come true for Arya to do a sports film like Sarpatta Parambarai, and......

'Never thought Chellam Sir would be so big'

'I am really happy with how people remember my character.' Udhayabhanu Maheswaran has a small but key role in the second season of The Family Man 2. But even in those limited scenes, the......

Is Leeds 2002 India's Most Important Test Win?

IMAGE: Sourav Ganguly, Virender Sehwag and Harbhajan Singh celebrate winning the third Test against England at Headingley in Leeds on August 26, 2002. Photograph: Tom Shaw/Getty Images  ......

Pant among Top 10 Indian Batsmen...

IMAGE: Rishabh Pant 'must be the least predictable batsman ever', says Scyld Berry. Photograph: Alex Davidson/Getty Images   Rishabh Pant's stature as a Test batsman has grown considerably in......

'I will never forget Yashpal'

'The two of us got together and we put on a partnership of more than 300, it was amazing.' IMAGE: Yashpal Sharma, wonderful cricketer, passed into the ages on Tuesday, July 13, 2021. Photograph:......

'It's Yashpal. Hitting the ball with disdain'

'Good shot, yaar; but why are you batting so aggressively, almost angrily?' Amarnath wants to know.'Jimmy pa, you don't know, he swore at me in Madras. I have been waiting for an opportunity to......

India vs New Zealand: A Report Card

Before they take the field for the World Test Championship final on Friday, June 18, Rajneesh Gupta takes a look at India-New Zealand Test encounters in the new century. IMAGE: Captains Virat......
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