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'In some ways, India is already a Hindu rashtra'

'The way discrimination against Muslims has become almost normalised is very upsetting.' IMAGE: Residents of Jahangirpuri in New Delhi outside their homes after communal clashes broke out on April......

Ayodhya visits, chanting prayers priority of Centre: Pawar

Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday claimed the Centre "failed 100 per cent" in tackling the problems of inflation and unemployment, while issues like Ayodhya visit by some......

BJP MP: 'Raj Thackeray has become a Hindu for selfish interest'

'Raj Thackeray's political outfit will soon fold up in Maharashtra.' IMAGE: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray meets with party supporters outside his residence Shivtirth in Mumbai,......

A History Lesson For Modiji

The concept of 'fairness by rulers' is deeply ingrained in Indians and any weakening of this dents the legitimacy of the ruler, warns military historian Colonel Anil A Athale (retd). IMAGE: Prime......

Cong launches 'Azadi Gaurav' foot march from Sabarmati Ashram

The opposition Congress on Wednesday launched the 'Azadi Gaurav Yatra' from the Gandhi Ashram in Ahmedabad in Gujarat to commemorate 75 years of Independence and showcase the role played by the......

The T-Shirt Wars

Ajit Balakrishnan on the evolution of a cultural symbol. IMAGE: Mark Zuckerberg, Marlon Brando and Peter Thiel. Photographs: Getty Images   I stood gazing admiringly at the perfect green......

Kamathipura: From shanty locality to prized real estate

The township will have a central park, gymnasium, open spaces and so on and each set of residential towers is to have its  own playground, play school, and other amenities. Raghavendra Kamath......

Amartya Sen, Home in the World

Amartyada, says Omkar Goswami, thank you for being the humane, caring and socially concerned economist that you are. All Illustrations: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com   Born in 1933, Amartya Sen......

A 2-bedroom flat in Hindujas' The OWO costs 5.8 mn!

The OWO is spread over 580,000 sq. ft and rises to seven floors. Its 1,100 rooms are now being converted into 85 residences and a hotel. IMAGE: A 250-year lease of the vast property was acquired......

Manchester, Silicon Valley...

Why do Innovation Revolutions happen outside India, asks Ajit Balakrishnan. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com   If you are born, raised and educated in India, high chances are that the......

How Bollywood Treats Its BETIS

Daughters are a blessing, they say. But in Jayeshbhai Jordaar, Ranveer Singh will move heaven and earth to keep his daughter alive after the gynaecologist reveals that his second child is also a......

Bat Power. Girl Power. Cute Puppies.

Bat power. Girl power. Cute puppies. And tons of anthologies. What's your pick from OTT this week? Sukanya Verma gives you some options: The BatmanWhere to watch? BookMyShow StreamLanguage: English......

Who Looks BEST in a Vintage Sari? VOTE!

Period films are about recreating time and history. And costumes play a important role in emphasising the same. Quite a few of our films are set when India was under the British Raj, and that......

Shahid Makes His Debut AGAIN

With OTT gaining popularity, several stars will make their debut on digital platforms. Joginder Tuteja tells us what we can expect from them. Ajay DevgnRudra: The Edge of DarknessDisney+Hotstar......

The BEST and WORST of 2021

It was a turbulent time for everybody as COVID-19's second wave left every single individual affected one way or the other. And though entertainment was the last thing on most minds, a distraction......

Mirabai brightens disappointing day for India

If only the shooters had found their targets, the story would have been so different! sighs Raj Kishore Mishra. IMAGE: Mirabai Chanu competes in the weightlifting women's 49 kg category in the......

Vamika travels with Virat, Anushka to England

All Photographs: Kind courtesy BCCI/Twitter   The Indian men and women's teams led by Virat Kohli and Mithali Raj took off for London early on Thursday, June 3, morning. The cricketers took......

Harsha Bhogle: My Hero, Sunil Gavaskar

We have all had heroes. We have all wanted to be someone else.But there was nobody I wanted to be more than I wanted to be Sunil Gavaskar, notes Harsha Bhogle.Continuing our series celebrating 50......
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