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My Travels For Gauri Khan's Grandma

There were Vedic mantras engraved along with prayer songs for Lord Shiva, Lord Rama and Lord Krishna.Neither the government nor the people of Faisalabad demanded that the carvings be removed.I felt......

Salman Rushdie on ventilator, likely to lose an eye; suspect in custody

Salman Rushdie was on a ventilator with damaged liver and may lose an eye after the Mumbai-born controversial author was stabbed in the neck and abdomen by a man at a speaking event in New York......

EXCLUSIVE! The Secret Of Modi's Success

'In the course of my interactions with him, Modi insisted that he does not believe charisma alone can sustain people's trust for long.''That is why Modi consistently refers to Mahatma Gandhi to......

Why Did Jamsetji Tata Build the Taj?

A fascinating excerpt from Harish Bhat's #Tatastories: 40 Timeless Tales to Inspire You on the occasion of the legendary J R D Tata's 118th birth anniversary. IMAGE: Staff of the Taj Mahal Palace......

Sorabjee, Jethmalani, Salve: Tale Of Three Lawyers

Over the years, a noticeable unpleasantness began to develop between senior and junior, Sorabjee and Salve.Salve gave credit, for his rise in the profession, to Nani Palkhivala, and not to......

Revealed: How PM Planned Demonetisation

November 8 marks 6 years after demonetisation.A K Bhattacharya reveals how the prime minister and the RBI worked together for months before Modi's 8 pm speech.A riveting excerpt from The Rise 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......

'The boy was very tall; his eyes were beautiful'

'Name?''Amitabh.''Can't be only Amitabh. Amitabh what?''Bachchan. Amitabh Bachchan.'Alarm bells. 'Are you related to Dr Bachchan?''Yes,' he hesitated, 'he is my father.''Then this contract cannot......

Who are Kareena-Saif-Taimur cheering for?

IMAGE: Soha Ali Khan and Kunal Kemmu at the book launch. Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar It's not just acting that Soha Ali Khan and Kunal Kemmu are good at. The couple are working on a series of......

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......

'I said I'll do Baghban if I got maximum scenes with Amitabh Bachchan'

'I got an offer to do a cameo in Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahin.''I did it just to get out of my house, and so that my parents would not see me so depressed.' IMAGE: Samir Soni. Making a career in......

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......

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......

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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Coming to India and making

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