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Author Sunjeev Sahota among Booker's 13 contenders this year

Indian-origin British author Sunjeev Sahota is among the 13 authors longlisted for the prestigious 2021 Booker Prize for fiction for his novel China Room, alongside Nobel laureate Kazuo Ishiguro......

Why Great Men Worship Light of Asia

Count among The Light of Asia's many, many admirers over 132 years: Gandhi, Tagore, Vivekananda, Nehru and Ambedkar, Tolstoy and Kipling, Yeats and Eliot, Alfred Nobel, Dmitri Mendeleev and C V......

Here's a sneak peak of the funniest animals this year!

The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards are back for 2021 to show that all animals have a funny bone. Now in its seventh year, the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards has already received thousands......

Karunanidhi saw the 2G episode -- from the leak of the CAG report to the weak defence put forth by Congress leaders -- as politically motivated

Karunanidhi was convinced that using the 2G cases against the DMK and reopening the fodder case against Lalu Prasad Yadav were products of the Congress leadership's short-sightedness.A revealing......

'Abolish reservations and private education!'

'Where should shudra-OBCs go because of whom the nation is surviving?' Photograph: Amit Dave/Reuters On March 15, 2021, the Supreme Court commenced hearing into whether the landmark 1992 verdict......

Is Nirav Modi a Suicide Risk?

The British home secretary has granted permission for jeweller Nirav Modi's extradition to India.During their arguments in a London court, his lawyers claimed Modi suffers from mental illness and......

When Mallya bought Lewis Hamilton's dad's home

This property has all the hallmarks of being owned and occupied by Vijay Mallya. A fleet of supercars making their way down the drive, hordes of people descending to party all night long and a......

J R D Tata and the birth of Infosys

Mr Tata said a letter had arrived in his office from a young woman who had applied for the graduate engineering programme of TELCO Pune and been turned down.'I wouldn't interfere with your......

How COVID is changing the game plan for booksellers, publishers

In the future, publishers will need to think of digital immersive marketing just like marketing a movie or show on Netflix is an immersive experience. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com After......

How NIIT became a big success in China

The job placement rate for students trained by NIIT in China is over 90 per cent.A revealing excerpt from Saibal Dasgupta's Running With The Dragon: How India Should Do Business With China.  ......

Priyanka reveals her fight with depression

'I didn't know exactly how to move from a world of gray back into a world of vibrant colour, but one day I figured out one simple thing I could do: I could stop hiding and re-engage with life.'......

Here's what to WATCH on OTT

The OTT menu is looking hot as ever with brand new offerings. Sukanya Verma tells you what you can catch this week. The DigWhere to watch? NetflixLanguage: English Set in late 1930s and backed by......

Penguin review

Penguin falters because it starts losing steam at the most crucial juncture -- the last 20 minutes, notes Joginder Tuteja. What is the best part about Penguin? Well, it is marginally better than......

Which films are coming up on OTT? Find out!

Prime was the first to grab streaming rights for seven titles for an estimated Rs 300 crore.Viveat Susan Pinto reports. IMAGE: Vidya Balan in and as Shakuntala Devi: Human Computer. Shoojit......

Gulabo Sitabo on Amazon: Producers earn Rs 20 crores profit

Gulabo Sitabo was made with a budget of Rs 40 crore to Rs 45 crore.Amazon Prime bought the streaming rights for Rs 60 crore to Rs 65 crore, helping the producers make over Rs 20 crore.Surajeet Das......

Obama praises England footballer Rashford for child food poverty work

IMAGE: Last year, Marcus Rashford led a campaign to end child food poverty and successfully lobbied the British government to continue providing free school meals during the holidays. Photograph:......

How T20 will change!

Fascinating predictions for the years ahead.A revealing excerpt from Tim Wigmore and Freddie Wilde's Cricket 2.0: Inside The T20 Revolution on the eve of the IPL 2021 Players Auction. IMAGE: The......

'Dhoni has never shown his palm to an astrologer'

'He believes in his destiny and says "naseeb accha hai, chalne do".' Photograph: Kind courtesy BCCI   When Bharat Sundaresan, one of India's finest cricket writers, travelled to Ranchi to......

India's Sporting Legacy: Yes, We Can!

'I have grown up in an environment where the dominant narrative of Indian sporting achievement was -- We can't.''These achievers have fought hard, built on each other's body of work and knowledge,......

The First Great Indian Cricketer

One cricketer made all the difference when the first All India cricket team toured England in 1911.Baloo Palwankar startled the English with his guile and genius.A fascinating excerpt from Prashant......
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