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'Gorbachev was an idealist; Putin is a realist'

'There is only one common feature between Gorbachev and Putin.''They are both patriots, and both try to save Russia and make it great.''But in very, very, different ways.' IMAGE: President......

'Gorbachev let the Soviet empire die'

'It would be a huge mistake to think that Gorbachev's reforms did not achieve anything.''We all live in the world, which is in many respects a result of Glasnost and Perestroika.' IMAGE: Russian......

When Gorbachev Met Reagan, Bush

When Ronald Reagan was elected president of the United States, he was the most ideological anti-Communist leader America has had since the Bolsheviks came to power in Moscow in November 1917.......

Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev dies at 91

Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, who ended the Cold War but failed to prevent the collapse of the Soviet Union, died on Tuesday at the age of 91, according to a Russian news agency.......

6 Months On, Ukraine's Flag Flies High

Death. Devastation. Destruction   IMAGE: Ukraine's national flag seen in central Kharkiv. Photograph: Vitalii Hnidyi/Reuters   IMAGE: A municipal employee puts up Ukrainian national......

India eyes alternative markets for tea export

India is looking to develop alternative export markets for tea such as Iraq, Saudi Arabia, the US, Japan and Tunisia in view of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, people aware of the matter said.......

Tea Industry On Tenterhooks About Ukraine Conflict

Russia is among the top buyers of Indian tea, accounting for about 18 per cent of the industry's total exports. IMAGE: Tea plantation workers pick tea leaves in Assam. Photograph: ANI Photo  ......

Meet The Man behind Skoda VW India

'Approach people with respect, mindful that they know their job better than you do, and that you're not superior to them just because you may be better educated or their boss.'Skoda Auto VW India......

American economist has a word of caution for PM Modi

You may be popular initially because of politics and ideology but if the economy slows down, you will be losing your popularity: Nouriel Roubini. Indian policymakers have been "distracted" by......

Do we know where 150 million Indians spend?

'Being one of the 150 million upper middle class consumers, I can vouch that the average expenses on white goods or clothing are minimal. Indians are not consumerist by nature,' says Colonel Anil A......

The Cult of Mithun Chakraborty

National Award-winning actor, producer, hotelier, ex-MP, cricket team owner, philanthropist, highest tax payer, reality show judge, animal lover and, above all, people's hero -- Mithun is truly a......

'You will definitely be somewhere around us'

Rishi Kapoor's passing has made the year sadder. Perdy Mohindru, who lives in New Zealand, remembers an actor he adored: It's hard to digest that my teenage hero is no more. Rishi Kapoor......

Mrinal Sen: 'I wish I could start from scratch'

'How do you expect me to tone down my anger when the most prominent culture in India today is the culture of corruption, in every sphere of life?'Mrinal Sen, who passed into the ages on December 30......

Olympics Are Past Their Peak

Perhaps it says something more deep and profound about the time we live in and how it has shaped us, observes Aakar Patel. IMAGE: Dina Asher-Smith of Team Great Britain, centre, competes in the 4......

Was IPL a distraction to hide governance failure?

'It is no accident that politicians strive to control sports bodies, and get their names associated with popular sports, sometimes by renaming stadiums after themselves,' observes Devangshu Datta.......

Indian hockey's GOLDEN evening in Moscow

'The feeling that we were Olympic champions only dawned on us when we reached India.' Part 1: When 'The Babes of Indian Hockey' struck gold in Moscow IMAGE: The Indian hockey team members after......

July 29, 1980: When 'The Babes of Indian Hockey' struck gold in Moscow

'If we had not won the gold medal, then hockey would have suffered in India.' 'There would have been so much negativity if we came back empty-handed.'Hockey greats Vasudevan Baskaran, M M Somaya......

Bobby Fischer, the greatest chess player ever

He possessed an IQ of 180, higher than Albert Einstein's, but his life and career took unexpectedly bizarre routes.Dhruv Munjal salutes the strange genius of Bobby Fischer. IMAGE: Former world......

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