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'I got support in all jail authorities except Tihar'

'The IB and authorities knew I had given away all my property and had nothing in my name.''Even among police officers, they all respected me for this sacrifice which is rare these days.''They......

'Independence came early because of the Naval Mutiny'

'These naval sailors should have been given due respect as freedom fighters.''February 18, 1946 should be as important as January 26 because that date changed everything.' Illustrations: Dominic......

Why Jyotiraditya fell out with the Gandhis

In some ways, Jyotiraditya parting ways with the Gandhis was similar to the saga of the Gandhis and the Bachchans, largely a story of friendship that turned sour.A fascinating excerpt from Rasheed......

Guru Nanak's Odysseys

After several years of travelling, Guru Nanak settled down at Kartarpur as a farmer.His followers were the first Sikhs of an order that was to prevail for many years to come.A fascinating excerpt......

Will anything come out of AgustaWestland investigation?

Christian Michel's investigation in New Delhi has revealed nothing substantial, contrary to the expectations of the prime minister and the media hype.A fascinating excerpt from Raju Santhanam's The......

Jugaad An Insult To Indian Innovation?

'When resources are few; when frugality demands repairing a broken thing rather than replacing it with a brand new and expensive option, enterprising commoners in rural and urban India improvise on......

Arrest of a Banker

On June 20, 2018, Ravindra Prabhakar Marathe, MD and CEO of the Bank of Maharashtra, was greeted by four police officers when he returned home after his yoga class and vegetable shopping.Marathe......

Big bucks? Authors too are getting them

Authors have finally started making news in India, with the size of their book advances and not just their books themselves. Ramachandra Guha had publishers vying to offer him upwards of a crore of......

Google Book Search seeking partners in India

Google Book Search is on a partnership drive with Indian publishers, seeking to put their titles on to its search platform where they can be browsed through by surfers.Having recently tied up with......

Can the Kamasutra be patented?

Love, as the saying goes, knows no boundaries. And neither do books on love, as we are about to find out.Kamasutra, the fourth century ancient Indian work, compiled by sage Vatsyayana, is an......

Jawan Review: SRK Shows Who's Baap!

Jawan springs a real surprise when it boldly and directly points fingers at the ineffective government and appeals to recognise the power of the finger and vote. Just months before the next......

And the BEST part of an item song is...

'Her short black choli with a deep cut-out back and multi-coloured pom-poms became quite a sensation. It was clearly meant to draw your attention to Kareena's perfect figure.' Costumes play an......

When Om Puri deserved an Oscar

'I started learning to pull a rickshaw from two regular rickshaw-pullers.' 'Once I stopped at a roadside tea-stall to have a cup of tea.''It was early morning and two elderly customers were......

PIX: Bachchans get together with Amjad Ali Khan

Amitabh Bachchan released a book that sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan had penned on his late father Hafiz Ali Khan, on December 13 at a suburban hotel in Mumbai. Titled My Father, Our......

Imran-Sonam, another SRK-Kajol in the making?

Sukanya Verma reviews I Hate Luv Storys. Chemistry is a phenomenal element. Its beguiling mystique and extraordinary body is all the more fascinating when it unfolds through a rare, fruitful......

There Will Surely Never Be Another Bishan Singh Bedi

One of cricket's greatest players passed into the ages on Monday.Rediff.com salutes the legend. IMAGE: Bedi in action, August 2, 1971. Photograph: Dennis Oulds/Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty......

Sachin @ 50: The A to Z of Master Blaster

IMAGE: Sachin Tendulkar turned 50 on Monday, April 24, 2023.Photograph: PTI To the Indians, Sachin Tendulkar is the man for "all seasons". It has been 10 years since he bid farewell to......

Sachin@50: 50 Interesting Facts

Photograph: Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com On Monday, April 24, 2023, Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar will be 50 years old. For those of us who first saw him stride onto a cricket field aged 16 back in......

'There was no one like Bishan paaji'

'I have seen Bishan paaji get worked up when he felt the game was losing its character because of some individual.' IMAGE: Bishan Singh Bedi in action, August 2, 1971. Photograph: Dennis......

When Bishan Bedi cooked dinner for Pakistan cricketers!

IMAGE: Former India players Bishan Singh Bedi and Gundappa Vishwanath. Photograph: BCCI Bishan Singh Bedi once invited Pakistani cricketers Zaheer Abbas, Javed Miandad, Mudassar Nazar and others......

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