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Shinde Cabinet Has Fadnavis Stamp
Most of the 40 MLAs in the Shinde camp don't have enough legislative experience to conduct business in the House and so the first ministry expansion needed induction of veterans. IMAGE:......
Rajini @ 70: Film one-liners do not a politician make
Rajinikanth’s visible electoral strength is his constant mouthing of the term, ‘aanmiga arasiyal’, or ‘spiritual politics’, without he having to explain what it is. By......
Namaste is the new Hello!
The bear hug in which the prime minister loves to smother Western VIPs might strike as theatrical, boastful and, above all, unhygienic, in these stricken times, observes Sunanda K Datta-Ray.......
'Balasaheb would be happy to see Uddhav become CM'
'His son fought bravely like a true Shiv Sainik and emerged victorious against those whose machinations were to finish the Shiv Sena in the state.' IMAGE: Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray pays......
How Congress support for Sena will affect BJP and national politics
By ending the Shiv Sena's political untouchability, the Congress is creating a level playing ground for itself in the political battle of Hindu identity, explains Sheela Bhatt. IMAGE: Congress,......
Foreign banks warm up to small towns
Two years back, when Sandeep Tayde (name changed on request) visited Jalgaon to meet prospective customers for his employer, a foreign bank, people looked at him with suspicion. "They had never......
'I am going pan India'
'When films resonate with the audience, it gives you the confidence to take more risks.' Photograph: Kind courtesy Kriti Sanon/Instagram Kriti Sanon gets ready for her historical drama Panipat,......
When Dangal met Nil Battey Sannata...
'Ashwiny Iyer comes from a school of Nil Battey Sannata.''The writer of the film Nitesh Tiwari made Dangal'.''So you can see the kind of cinema they have done and how they will treat the......
'I'm looking for global domination!'
'You don't control who you love. Pyaar ho jaata hai. Decide thodi na karte hai isse pyaar karna hai. It just happens.' 'Bandisho mein hum bahut bandhe rahte hai. We have too many rules. We judge......
Sameera Reddy: Our honeymoon will be a biking trip
Actress Sameera Reddy is now Mrs Akshai Varde. The wedding, held on January 21, was so sudden that even her closest friends were not aware of her plans.Sameera explains,......
Swami is sweet and simple
When a choreographer turns director, one expects to see a film with a lot of flashy dancing, fast music and item numbers reminiscent of a music video. But Ganesh Acharya's debut film defies the......
Understanding the Australian
Soon after the second Pokhran nuclear tests, the western world was outraged. America was quick to apply sanctions. In an insufficiently recalled incident, a bumptious Australian army official......
A 'simple and studious' bride for Dravid
Imagine a cricketer being bowled over by a girl totally oblivious to the intricacies of the game! That's what has happened to Rahul Dravid, vice-captain of the Indian cricket team.Dr. Vijeta......
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