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Constitution is the Casualty in Governor's Conduct

The Congress used Raj Bhavans to topple legally elected governments.The BJP is letting governors get away with all manner of impropriety, notes Aditi Phadnis. IMAGE: West Bengal Chief Minister......

Operation Bluestar: A Governor Reveals All

B D Pande was Punjab's governor during Operation Bluestar.In this excerpt from his memoir, In the Service of Free India: Memoir of a Civil Servant, Pande reveals what really went on behind the......

TMC leader charged with murder bid for disrupting Biplab's meeting

Tripura police on Sunday arrested actor-turned Trinamool Congress leader Sayani Ghosh on charges of attempt to murder after she allegedly disrupted a meeting of state Chief Minister Biplab Kumar......

Modi Hai to Vishvas Hai!

Modi is seen as exceptional not only on account of his acts but also owing to his style.He appears to sacrifice his life for the people -- like a fakir, a figure he came to epitomise even more in......

I insisted Uddhav become CM: Pawar's snipe at Fadnavis

NCP president Sharad Pawar on Saturday said he had insisted that Uddhav Thackeray become chief minister of Maharashtra when Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) was being formed two years ago, hours after BJP......

Before Nirav Modi, there was Jatin Mehta

Jatin Mehta beat Nirav Mehta and Mehul Choksi in precedent and modus operandi, reports Pavan Lall/Business Standard. IMAGE: Jatin Mehta.   Even as the spotlight focuses on tainted jewellers......

30 Years Later, Rao-Singh's Reforms Endure

But their trajectory and direction have been largely influenced by politics and the political leadership's understanding of how the economy needs to be managed, explains A K Bhattacharya. IMAGE:......

What will Nirmalaji do on February 1?

If Nirmala Sitharaman does indeed present a 'never-before' like Budget on February 1, going by her promise, she would create a new benchmark for post-contraction Budgets, observes A K Bhattacharya.......

Naturals Ice Cream: An amazing start-up story!

When its founder Raghunandan Kamath took a calculated risk, his Bollywood customers backed him all the way, Rohith Potti and Pooja Bhula says in this excerpt from Intelligent Fanatics Of India......

Rao-Manmohan reforms are outdated

'Those who are talking of adopting the Narasimha Rao-Manmohan Singh policy must understand now that what was a reform then is no longer a reform now,' argues Sukumar Mukhopadhyay who was associated......

The MAGIC OF Laxmikant-Pyarelal

If Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar had not passed away on May 25, 1998, the unforgettable Laxmikant-Pyarelal jodi would have still been churning out hit numbers.On Laxmikant's 84th birthday, we bring......

Why did Laxmikant-Pyarelal split?

'Laxmi was insistent that our homes should never have name-plates, because the name Laxmikant-Pyarelal should never be separated!' IMAGE: Laxmikant and Pyarelal with the legendary lyricist Anand......

'Never did Dilip Kumar try to dominate me'

'If ever annoyed, Dilip Kumar openly spoke out his mind.''He abhorred abusive language and never expected it from others around him.' IMAGE: Manoj Kumar and Dilip Kumar in Aadmi. Photograph: Kind......

'Saira was more beautiful than I thought'

'I can still recall my eyes falling on Saira, looking breathtakingly beautiful in a brocade sari.''She had indeed grown to full womanhood and was in reality more beautiful than I thought she was.'A......

The BEST of NTR Jr

Before we watch NTR Jr in S S Rajamouli's RRR, it's time to look back at his previous big hits. Subhash K Jha picks the actor's best on his birthday on May 20.   Student No 1 (2001) IMAGE:......

Boxers face SAI ire after alleged violation of quarantine norms

Three boxers, including Commonwealth and Asian Games gold-winner Vikas Krishan, are facing a Sports Authority of India (SAI) investigation for allegedly violating COVID-19 quarantine norms by......

How the Women in Blue make India proud

The celebrations after the 2017 World Cup went on for the next few months.But there was one question that the Indian cricketers failed to respond to in their interviews. 'What was their next......

Kerala man cycles 4000km to Russia to watch World Cup

'I have reached this far. I am an optimist. My desire is to meet Messi. Don't know if it is possible.' IMAGE: Clifin Francis bought a cycle, took a ship to the port city of Bandar Abbas, the......

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