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Cricket's tryst with Mahatma Gandhi

Kausik Bandyopadhyay’s fascinating book, Mahatma On The Pitch, explores the relationship between the Father of the Nation and the Game that India Loves. On the occasion of Gandhiji’s......

PHOTOS: The world gets its asanas right

Some practised their stretches on a boat as they floated across River Siene in Paris; the others did their asanas outside the world famous ruins of Angkor Vat in Cambodia. Fitness enthusiasts......

A direction-less govt, flailing out against anyone

If you judge the result, you must admit the UPA has scored some spectacular own goals, feels T V R Shenoy. If the International Olympic Committee ever recognises scoring self-goals as an Olympic......

No politics in fighting terror

What are India's options after the Mumbaiterror attacks? What must India do, strategically and procedurally, to ensure that the nation does not ever again endure a brutality like the terrorism......

Chinese ogre has giant appetite!

Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao begins what he says is his 'most important trip this year' to India this weekend.To mark the occasion of what is clearly a historic visit, rediff.com presents a......

Ambani buys Britain's iconic country club Stoke Park

Billionaire Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Ltd has bought Britain's iconic country club and luxury golf resort, Stoke Park, for 57 million pounds (about Rs 592 crore). The acquisition adds to......

Coronavirus impact: Show halts for event management companies

Cancellation of at least Rs 3,000-crore worth of business has happened in the past few weeks. The spate of cancellation and postponement of domestic events because of the COVID-19 outbreak has......

What is Subhash Chandra's Rs 22,535-cr Essel group up to?

‘We should become an all-encompassing entertainment and information destination,” says chairman Subhash Chandra, who monitors the group on a monthly basis, leaving the day-to-day......

7 lessons on innovation from David Bowie

If 'innovation' were a person, he or she would have looked like David Bowie, says Bhaskar Chakravorti. Image: David Bowie performs during the Fashion Rocks concert at New York City's Radio......

Tata JLR enters SUV market with F-Pace model

The launch of the new F-Pace marks the first time the 80-year-old car manufacturer has entered the SUV market.   Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover has entered the SUV market with the launch......

Football Extras: United to investigate racist abuse aimed at Young

News of all that's transpired on and off the football field IMAGE: Manchester United captain Ashley Young received racial abuse on social media. Photograph: Carl Recine/Action Images via......

CWG: Sushil, Aware lead India's medal surge on Day 8

IMAGE: Wrestler Rahul Aware celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men's 57kg freestyle wrestling at the Commonwealth Games. Photograph: PTI The wrestling gold rush began as expected and......

China's big bucks luring soccer's talent

Carlos Tevez will be paid £615,000 a week at Shanghai Shenhua, making him the world's best paid footballer -- his salary is now more than Cristiano Ronaldo's and Lionel Messi's!China is......

'Cricket needs to wake up. But how?'

'Put cricket, first and foremost, at the centre of every decision you take.''The bottom line must always be the sport that we love.'Rahul Dravid as eloquent as always in his M A K Pataudi Memorial......

PIX: Indians upbeat at welcome ceremony in Rio

IMAGE: Indian contingent at the formal Welcome Ceremony. Photograph: Twitter. A short display of Brazilian culture, including their music and dance, greeted the Indian contingent at the formal......

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