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Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee appears before CBI for 2nd time

West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee Wednesday appeared before the Central Bureau of Investigation in Kolkata for interrogation in connection with its probe into the alleged irregularities of......

HC sacks Bengal minister's daughter from job, asks her to return salary

Calcutta high court on Friday dismissed a West Bengal minister's daughter from her job in a government-aided school and asked her to return the salary she had drawn during her 41-month tenure as a......

Right wing spreads hatred among various sections: Pawar to Koregaon panel

Left wing is an ideology, while persons belonging to the right wing take advantage of the fault lines relating to religion and caste and spread hatred among different sections of the society,......

Koregaon-Bhima: Pawar submits affidavit, seeks repeal of sedition law

Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar has submitted to the Koregaon-Bhima Inquiry Commission that he has no allegation against any political agenda in connection with the January 2018......

Koregaon-Bhima panel summons Sharad Pawar on May 5-6

The Koregaon-Bhima Inquiry Commission has directed Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar to appear before it on May 5 and 6 to record his statement in connection with the January 2018......

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......

Meet India's Latest Billionaire

'It has taken us 15 years to get to where we are. It obviously doesn't happen overnight.' Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com   Amongst all the unicorns that listed last year and had......

Unravelling what awaits us in 2022

As the industrial era wanes, the network era looms, notes Ajit Balakrishnan. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com   I woke up one day, the eve of the new year, with a nightmare: A vision......

Is Gurugram going the Kolkata way?

Militant labour policies compounded a poor security environment for capital in West Bengal and encouraged the business community to relocate. constraining the private sector’s right to hire......

I've never asked for raise: Indra Nooyi

Indra Nooyi, the former chairperson and CEO of PepsiCo, has said that she has “never, ever, ever” asked for a raise as she found it “cringeworthy” and cannot imagine working......

'I'd have loved to present Pratidwandi at Cannes'

'Where Pratidwandi is concerned, there are very few men standing.' IMAGE: Dhritiman Chatterjee in Satyajit Ray's Pratidwandi. Dhritiman Chatterjee, a post-graduate in economics, came from a world......

'Every day is a new ball game'

'Every character is a challenge.'   IMAGE: Dibyendu Bhattacharya in Looop Lapeta. One of OTT's rising stars, Dibyendu Bhattacharya started his movie acting career way back in 2001's Monsoon......

Disco King Bappi Lahiri Passes Into The Ages

Photograph: Kind courtesy Bappi Lahiri/Instagram Singer-composer Bappi Lahiri, who popularised disco music in India in the 1980s and 1990s, has died following multiple health issues, a doctor......

Can You Watch 384 Films In A Year?

Aseem Chhabra watched some great films and some huge disappointments in 2021. IMAGE: Aditya Rao Hydari and Konkona Sensharma in Ajeeb Daastaans. Year two of the pandemic was a challenge in so many......

The BEST Indian Films of 2021

Aseem Chhabra lists his favourite Indian films of 2021. Aseem's Best International Films of 2021 In the second year of the pandemic when movie theatres remained closed for an extended period of......

Ranji Trophy: Pujara's woes continue as Saurashtra struggle

Summary of all Ranji Trophy matches played on Saturday IMAGE: Saurashtra's wicket-keeper batsman Sheldon Jackson scored 61 runs against Mumbai in Rajkot on Saturday. Photograph: Sheldon......

Former India midfielder Sengupta passes away

IMAGE: Surajit Sengupta was part of the golden era in East Bengal when they won six successive Calcutta Football League titles (1970-1976) and the IFA Shield six times and the Durand Cup thrice.......

'Can we call Hardik Pandya an all-rounder?'

IMAGE: Former India captain Kapil Dev says, to be considered an all-rounder, Hardik Pandya needs to perform with bat and ball. Photograph: Hardik Pandya/Twitter Former India captain Kapil Dev has......

Siraj Breaks Kapil's Lord's Record

Rajneesh Gupta lists the numbers from the fascinating final day of the Lord's Test. IMAGE: Mohammad Siraj bowls Jimmy Anderson and India have won an incredible victory at Lord's, August 16, 2021.......

Pant among Top 10 Indian Batsmen...

IMAGE: Rishabh Pant 'must be the least predictable batsman ever', says Scyld Berry. Photograph: Alex Davidson/Getty Images   Rishabh Pant's stature as a Test batsman has grown considerably in......
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