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A Deve Gowda-Nawaz Sharif summit that nearly happened

Keen to settle the India-Pakistan dispute 'once and for all,' HD Deve Gowda spoke to his then counterpart Nawaz Sharif over the phone and the two hit it off quite well but his government fell......

Did Savarkar Influence Godse on Women?

Godse's choice fitted with the Hindutva world view in which the assertion of masculinity, power and virility occupied the central position.His close association with Savarkar seems only to have......

Nehru a westernised Indian, Modi has yogic willpower: Ruskin Bond

Jawaharlal Nehru was a man of the people and of many gifts and achievements, says veteran author Ruskin Bond in his new book, and describes Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a man of humble......

'India's greatest message is non-violence'

'Every religion is sacred and beautiful. There's no reason for people to hate each other because they practise different faiths.' IMAGE: Ustad Amjad Ali Khan with his sons, Amaan and Ayaan Ali......

'Bahut bahaduri se lade aapke sahab'

'He destroyed many of our tanks, and finally, it was just the two of us left facing each other with our tanks just 200 m apart.'A tale of valour excerpted from Rachna Bisht Rawat's 1971: Charge Of......

'Even the RBI was caught by surprise and was totally unprepared to handle its fallout'

I kept insisting that Rs 100 notes were in short supply and there was an urgent need to augment the supply of 100 rupee notes while also rapidly bringing into circulation the proposed new Rs 500......

Is Nirav Modi a Suicide Risk?

The British home secretary has granted permission for jeweller Nirav Modi's extradition to India.During their arguments in a London court, his lawyers claimed Modi suffers from mental illness and......

When Mallya bought Lewis Hamilton's dad's home

This property has all the hallmarks of being owned and occupied by Vijay Mallya. A fleet of supercars making their way down the drive, hordes of people descending to party all night long and a......

J R D Tata and the birth of Infosys

Mr Tata said a letter had arrived in his office from a young woman who had applied for the graduate engineering programme of TELCO Pune and been turned down.'I wouldn't interfere with your......

How COVID is changing the game plan for booksellers, publishers

In the future, publishers will need to think of digital immersive marketing just like marketing a movie or show on Netflix is an immersive experience. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com After......

Bollywood 2021: R to Z RECAP

Even with an ongoing pandemic, theatres in many states functioning at 50 per cent occupancy, a relatively quieter social life and fewer movies, Bollywood still managed to pack in plenty of drama......

Weddings And Movies: Match Made In Heaven

I remember a showbiz wedding during which guests had to sit through several painstakingly rehearsed but awkward dances performed by the bride's and groom's relatives.When Karan rolled his eyes, I......

How Aditya Chopra Changed Divya Dutta's Life

In life, you always need that someone who directs you to the right path, who shows you the way.In my case, I was very fortunate it was Aditya Chopra.A fascinating excerpt from Excerpted from Divya......

Hema-Sanjeev Break-Up: The TRUTH At Last

How did a superstar provoke the break-up?50 years later, the truth can finally be told.A revealing excerpt from Hanif Zaveri and Sumant Batra's An Actor's Actor: An Authorized Biography of Sanjeev......

Priyanka reveals her fight with depression

'I didn't know exactly how to move from a world of gray back into a world of vibrant colour, but one day I figured out one simple thing I could do: I could stop hiding and re-engage with life.'......

How T20 will change!

Fascinating predictions for the years ahead.A revealing excerpt from Tim Wigmore and Freddie Wilde's Cricket 2.0: Inside The T20 Revolution on the eve of the IPL 2021 Players Auction. IMAGE: The......

'Dhoni has never shown his palm to an astrologer'

'He believes in his destiny and says "naseeb accha hai, chalne do".' Photograph: Kind courtesy BCCI   When Bharat Sundaresan, one of India's finest cricket writers, travelled to Ranchi to......

India's Sporting Legacy: Yes, We Can!

'I have grown up in an environment where the dominant narrative of Indian sporting achievement was -- We can't.''These achievers have fought hard, built on each other's body of work and knowledge,......

The First Great Indian Cricketer

One cricketer made all the difference when the first All India cricket team toured England in 1911.Baloo Palwankar startled the English with his guile and genius.A fascinating excerpt from Prashant......
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