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Renowned writer Ved Mehta, who took India to Americans, passes away at 86

Celebrated Indian-American novelist Ved Mehta, who overcame blindness and became widely known as the 20th-century writer most responsible for introducing American readers to India, has died at his......

The Incomparable Ved Mehta

On a visit to India in 2013, writer Ved Mehta -- who passed into the ages on Sunday January 10, 2021 -- gave Rediff.com's Vaihayasi Pande Daniel a rare glimpse into his state of mind and what he......

Did Jinnah not want Partition?

'Jinnah developed a belief that Gandhi had stolen the tag of the leader of the Indian people from him and that he later used religion to reduce Gandhi's idea of a united India to naught was his......

'Vajpayee did the most towards India-Pakistan peace'

'On the Kashmir and Pakistan question, it is startling that Vajpayee and Advani did more than anybody in Indian history.' IMAGE: Then prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee with then Pakistan......

Farewell, Astad

'Gone too soon, Astad, but I know whenever we meet in that world beyond, I will watch you dance.'Swarupa Dutt remembers a remarkable human being and a magnificent performer who left the world......

The visionary who made Indian IT industry global

One should appreciate the sagacity and audacity of JRD and Nani Palkhivala in founding TCS on April 1, 1968.At that time there was no Microsoft or Intel, SAP or Accenture, much less Google.They......

Andaman & Nicobar can attract Hong Kong investments

'Leaders of the Indian community in Hong Kong had broached the idea of developing the Andaman and Nicobar islands for investment and setting up manufacturing units,' points out Rup Narayan Das.......

Lessons for CEOs: How to retire gracefully

Most successful and ambitious business leaders feel persuaded that they have no competent successor, says R G Vilakudi. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com There is considerable literature on how......

A Suitable Boy review

As splendid it is to behold, A Suitable Boy cannot match in soul and falls short of being memorable, feels Sukanya Verma. It’s not the first time Mira Nair has adapted a novel or......

The A to Z of Shah Rukh Khan

'Tu toh bilkul hero nahi lagta (you don't look like a hero at all).' In candid interviews over the years, an amused Shah Rukh Khan has often recalled this observation, made by a security guard......

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......

Review: Gold is let down by Akshay Kumar

It's only when Gold moves away from Akshay Kumar's blundering Bangla and hockey humbug to become a story of grace among go-getters that it comes close to becoming the movie it should have been,......

'Because he is Salman, people love everything he does'

'When Sultan released, I got greedy. I decided to make another film with Salman because he gets me a lot of box office.' IMAGE: Katrina Kaif and Salman Khan in Tiger Zinda Hai. After making Mere......

'My destiny was to write about the game'

'That has always been my ambition -- to take the reader behind the scenes, to the places he was not allowed to visit, but which I had the privilege of entering.'Haresh Pandya remembers Ted Corbett,......
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Renowned writer Ved Mehta, who took India to Americans, passes away at 86

Celebrated Indian-American novelist Ved Mehta, who overcame blindness and became widely known as the 20th-century writer most responsible for... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/renowned-writer-ved-mehta-passes-away-at-86/20210111.htm
Pakistan arrests 14 people over demolishing of Hindu temple

Hindus are the largest non-Muslim majority in the country, which gained independence from British rule in 1947, when the subcontinent was... ...

https://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/mob-attacks-sets-ablaze-hindu-temple-in-northwestern-pakistan/story-mH46FTC6eOaDlatTSbOjxI.html
Did Jinnah not want Partition?

'Jinnah developed a belief that Gandhi had stolen the tag of the leader of the Indian people from him and that he later used religion to reduce... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/interview/did-jinnah-not-want-partition/20201225.htm
'Vajpayee did the most towards India-Pakistan peace'

'On the Kashmir and Pakistan question, it is startling that Vajpayee and Advani did more than anybody in Indian history.' IMAGE: Then prime... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/interview/vajpayee-did-the-most-towards-india-pakistan-peace/20201210.htm
Farewell, Astad

'Gone too soon, Astad, but I know whenever we meet in that world beyond, I will watch you dance.'Swarupa Dutt remembers a remarkable human being... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/farewell-astad-deboo/20201211.htm

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