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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......

'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......

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......

Modi-Shah are ruthless to political opponents

Neither Modi nor Shah had held legislative or executive power in Delhi before 2014. They have no training in appealing to the diversity of India as represented in Parliament.Their prism is the......

Meet Kavitha Kuruganti, the farmers' champion

The Modi Sarkar's new farm legislation has seen angry protests from farmers for months.Kavitha Kuruganti has been fighting for decades to ensure farmers are respected and get their due from the......

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......

Why Mallya sold Berger Paints to a 'shopkeeper'

Mallya understood, astutely, that the Dhingras were very keen to acquire Berger Paints.He upped his asking price.The figure Vijay asked for was found to be much more than what Kuldip and Gurbachan......

How Economy Stalled Under Manmohan & Modi

The Indian economy was on an impressive growth path through the first decade of this century till it was brought to an abrupt halt by the policy inertia during UPA2 and the Modi government's......

Travesties of the basic income scheme

Alas, the 'basic income' schemes that have hit the headlines in the recent past are a far cry from the genuine article in terms of coverage and fiscal implications, says Vijay Joshi. Photograph:......

SEE: Why Sridevi refused to work with Amitabh

'Sridevi was known as this elusive movie star, but there was a ticking brain there that I don't think she got enough credit for.'Videos: Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com Photograph: Kind courtesy......

The Lady Who Writes Magical Songs

'We, the audience, listen to stories that have nothing to do with us and we cry, just from the truth of those stories.''And Anvita is one of those people who makes this happen.'A fascinating......

Beautiful Life Lessons from Buddy Hirani

'Buddy knows more about Raju's films because he sits in the editing room.''He has seen Sanju a number of times already!' IMAGE: Manjeet, her son Vir and husband Rajkumar Hirani with Buddy.......

How Shivaji became Rajinikanth

How a bus conductor named Shivaji Gaekwad became the mega-phenomenon called Rajinikanth.A fascinating excerpt from Naman Ramachandran's Rajinikanth: The Definitive Biography. Vanivilas Hospital......

The day Soha Ali Khan discovered she was PREGNANT!

'As I waited in the bathroom for the pink line or lines to form, I caught my reflection in the mirror and held my own gaze.''My heart was thudding so loudly in my chest I thought it would wake......

'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......

Cricket Buzz: Mithali set to write on her personal life

IMAGE: Mithali Raj will come out with her autobiography. Photograph: Twitter. Indian women's cricket team captain Mithali Raj will come out with her autobiography next year which will......
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