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Maha 'Dahi handi' celebrations remain low-key
As many as 51 'Govindas' were injured in Mumbai on Saturday during Dahi Handi celebrations, marking the birth of Lord Krishna, which remained subdued in the wake of floods in western......
Mumbai gets highest rainfall in 10 yrs, more to come
Private weather agency Skymet said Mumbai is at 'serious risk of flooding' between July 3 and 5. A tempo partially submerged in water on a flooded road in Parel area of Mumbai on Monday.......
'They only had bouncers, not safety officers'
'All restaurants and pubs must treat the issue seriously and appoint safety officers. This chalta hai attitude cannot work.' IMAGE: Mumbai Fire Brigade officers inspect the scene of fire......
Army starts constructing new FOB at Elphinstone station weeks after stampede
Almost two months after the deadly stampede on the overbridge linking Elphinstone Road and Parel suburban stations in Mumbai, Army has started constructing a new foot overbridge there. All......
Everything you need to know about Dawood's auctioned properties
An apartment complex, a guest house and a hotel linked to Dawood Ibrahim in south Mumbai were auctioned on Tuesday. Here’s everything you need to know about the properties. 3......
Freedom from H-1B: Can Indian IT firms do it?
Amid Donald Trump's expected action against employment visas, India's bellwether IT firms reveal they have been preparing for this eventuality for years.Monali Sarkar surveys the Indian IT......
The Great Indian Budget!
Shailajanand Mishra presents a quick reckoner on the Union Budget.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presents the first Budget after demonetisation on......
In pictures: A tale of two demonetisations
While demonetisation fans in India felt vindicated that Venezuela too had gone down the note ban path, their triumph was short-lived.Unlike Indians -- who have largely been unnaturally patient......
A month on, how the Cash Crunch affects India
Reports from Ludhiana, Coimbatore, Moradabad, Tirupur, Indore, Surat, Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and Hyderabad, suggest the impact of demonetisation is worsening.Arup Roychoudhury, T E......
Zara opts for largest mall space in India
At 9.5% of sales, Zara offers the best revenue share to Mumbai's posh Oberoi mall.This is the highest revenue share offered by any fashion retailer for an anchor position in a mall, reports......
Revealed! What you didn't know about Amitabh's Deewar
At the launch of Khalid Mohamed's latest book, The Aladia Sisters, Karan Johar got Javed Akhtar and Anil Kapoor to reveal a few secrets.Video: Satish Bodas/Rediff.com It's rare to see a critic......
Who is Priyanka's best friend? She tells us
'My life hasn't changed much, in terms of how I travel and work since I got married.''Nick and I are both work-oriented and have a lot of drive and ambition.''But two countries are a part of it, so......
Meet Bollywood's Forrest Gump
Aamir Khan steps into Tom Hanks's shoes. Think it's a good fit? Tom Hanks may be the only actor who could have played the role, wrote the late legendary film critic Roger Ebert after watching......
Who should play WingCo Abhinandan? VOTE!
Does Ajay Devgn get your vote? On February 27, Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman's composure and patriotism became the talking point of the nation. Following intense scrutiny and international......
When Alpha came to Rediff
A day well spent! What started off as just another day in the Rediff newsroom turned out to be something special when we had a welcome visitor. A Siberian Husky turned up along with her......
SEE: 'Indian shooters can win multiple medals in Tokyo Olympics'
'We are going with a great amount of potential and never before in history have you gone into an Olympic games with realistic chances of winning multiple medals.' IMAGE: Abhinav Bindra, Sachin......
'Go out, give your best,' Tendulkar tells women's team ahead of WT20 final
IMAGE: India will take on Australia in the final of the ICC women’s World Cup in Melbourne on Sunday. Photograph: Daniel Pockett/Getty Images Batting great Sachin Tendulkar has advised the......
Vishy Anand as never before!
From a life built on challenges and studded with victories, India's beloved chess legend, Viswanathan Anand plucks out a few important lessons.Videos: Satish Bodas/Rediff.com image: Viswanathan......
SEE: What's wrong with Pant's wicket-keeping?
'Everyone's there just to criticise the young man and there is so much pressure on the poor guy.' IMAGE: Rishabh Pant's wicket-keeping has come in for a lot of criticism recently. Photograph:......
SEE: How Farokh Engineer saved Shashi Kapoor's career
'My bench mate at school was Shashi Kapoor and we were together from KG right up to the 10th standard.' IMAGE: Former India wicket-keeper Farokh Engineer. Photograph: BCCI Former India......
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