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Pandit Jasraj: Indian classical music's greatest voice

Awarded the Padma Vibhushan, the Padma Bhushan and the Padma Shri, Pandit Jasraj also popularised semi-classical music like ‘haveli sangeet' and reached out to devotees with his......

Music legend Pandit Jasraj passes away

Pandit Jasraj, who belonged to the Mewati Gharana and was one of India's greatest music legends, was in the United States when the coronavirus-led lockdown happened and decided to stay back in that......

Rise of Sena & 2nd generation Thackerays

This article was written in 2006 by Aditi Phadnis and Makrand Gadgil in Of Cabals and Kings: Political Profiles published by BS Books. It has been updated and is being reproduced here In 1966 when......

HC increases compensation to Khwaja's mother by Rs 17 lakh

In a relief to ten police officers, the Bombay high court on Tuesday rejected a plea to prosecute them for the custodial death of POTA detainee Khwaja Yunus in 2003, but increased by Rs 17 lakh the......

List of Padma award winners

Following are the winners of the country's highest civilian awards this year:Padma Vibhushan No Name Discipline State 1. Asha Bhosle Art Maharashtra 2. Justice AS......

Election adds bounce to sugar demand in India

Namdev Desai, manager of a small restaurant near the ruling Congress party's office in south Mumbai, has stocked up on cold sugary drinks in the past few weeks to quench the thirst of party workers......

Intel Awards for 40 Indian-Americans

India's Malvika Vinod Tiwari and 40 Indian-American teenage students are among the winners of 'Grand Awards' in various scientific disciplines at the Intel International Science and Engineering......

How Tanishq turned around

Jacob Kurian, chief operating officer (jewellery), Tanishq isn't tired of saying that the story of his company mirrors a Bollywood movie.There's drama, celebration, then betrayal in the family,......

The ULTIMATE Lata Mangeshkar playlist

Nightingale of India. Greatest Indian Singer ever. Goddess Saraswati incarnate. Hyperbole becomes Lata Mangeshkar. No amount of praise is lavish enough to describe the supremacy of her voice as it......

Deepika, Anushka, Kalki, Richa get together!

A look at the top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Deepika Padukone, Anushka Sharma, Kalki Koechlin and Richa Chadda recently got together for The Actresses......

Asha Bhosle: Gulzarbhai is a very special artist

Ever since she first worked with him on the song Ghar jayegi tar jayegi for the film Khushboo, Asha Bhosle has shared a very special rapport with noted lyricist Gulzar. Overjoyed with the news of......

The man who kept Rafi on his toes

Elitist critics dismissed him as a workhorse compared to singing thoroughbred Mohammed Rafi. For all that, Mahendra Kapoor -- who passed away on September 27 -- stayed the course,with a hoi-polloi......

Aashirwad tugs at the heartstrings

Dinesh RahejaAll doting fathers of daughters: be forewarned. Hrishikesh Mukherjee's Aashirwad is bound to push you into bidaai mode and bring a lump to your throat.Hrishikesh Mukherjee must be......

Ranji: Chahar claims 8, Hyderabad 21 all out

Hyderabad registeredthe lowest total in the history of the Ranji Trophy when they were dismissed forjust 21 runs by Rajasthan, as the new season began on a sensational note, in Jaipur, on Monday.......

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