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A blind, brilliant author's reluctant vision of India

A blind, brilliant author's reluctant vision of India

On a recent visit to India, writer Ved Mehta gave's Vaihayasi Pande Daniel a rare glimpse into his current state of mind and what he thinks of the changes he encounters in his motherland. Mumbai's haphazard traffic scrambles across the four-lane flyover above you. The high arc of the overpass seems to act like a protective roof over this central Mumbai neighborhood, carefully defending it against both noise and time. Underneath, not all that much has changed, in 75 years, along its ..., 1 month ago

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'She is a himmatwali'

A teenager painstakingly builds a new life after a tragedy that may have befallen any Mumbaikar. Vaihayasi Pande Daniel meets Monica More who has captured Mumbai's hearts with her extraordinary courage. She is all of 16. That is an age when most teenagers you know own fingers that have a special rocking teen life of their own. Those superfast fingers spend all their time flying across the keypads of their phones -- WhatsApping two dozen friends at the same time, posting selfies, forwarding ...
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Nitin Gadkari: What a Modi Sarkar will mean for India

'Secularism does not mean appeasement of terrorists all the time. Secularism does not mean you have to appease anybody. Justice for all and appeasement for none. That is the role of a secular party.' "So that will remain?" '100 percent.' Taking time off from the first Lok Sabha election he has contested in his life, BJP leader Nitin Gadkari explains to's Vaihayasi Pande Daniel what a Modi Sarkar will mean for India. In election booths across Nagpur on April 10, voters may have pushed ...
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The Youngistaan of Nagpur wants a change

'I would like to vote for Kejriwal. He is an aam aadmi like us. He has good middle class values. Corruption is the most important issue of this election. I don't like Modi because of his past.''s Vaihayasi Pande Daniel and photographer Uttam Ghosh travel to Nagpur, Maharashtra's third most populous city, to assess the mood among young voters. Nagpur is a young city. Nearly 50 per cent of the city's population is below age 15 (Census 2011). And a much larger number is below 25.
 Rediff.com1 week ago

The Japanese monk who is against the BJP

'If they come to power, they will try to change the Constitution. They are destroying Babasaheb's name. They are fundamentalist people,' says Surai Sasai, the Buddhist monk who has issued an edict that Nagpur's Buddhists not vote for the BJP or its candidate Nitin Gadkari. The Buddhist areas in Nagpur,'s Vaihayasi Pande Daniel discovers, have a special identity and a firm thinking of its own. Additional reportage and Photographs: Uttam Ghosh/ The Buddhists of Indora, north ...
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Actor Viveik Oberoi campaigns for Nitin Gadkari

A day after canvassing votes for his mother-in-law Nandini Alva, a Janata Dal-Secular candidate in Bengaluru,'s Vaihayasi Pande Daniel glimpsed actor Viveik Oberoi in Nagpur campaigning for BJP nominee Nitin Gadkari on Sunday morning. ...
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'India is not shining. Not gleaming'

Medha Patkar's makeover is a professional one. She has switched jobs. The brave grassroots activist -- who has devoted her life to protests for innumerable causes that affect or strengthen the poor, attracting national, as well as global attention -- has always doggedly fought for support. Today, Vaihayasi Pande Daniel discovers, she is fighting for a commodity far more tricky and slippery. Votes. "Yeh party nahin, yeh andolan hai.(This is not a political party. This is a movement). At 59, ...
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'There can be no second Khushwant Singh'

Khushwant Singh was a courageous writer. He was a superb mentor of young talent, had great generosity of spirit, was extremely tolerant and was, on many levels, a true secular Indian, says Shobhaa De in a moving tribute. Khushwant Singh had one of the liveliest, liveliest, liveliest minds I've ever encountered. A lot of people, however, chose not to see was the serious scholar behind that very irreverent facade. He was not just a scholar of Sikhism; I would say he was a scholar who studied life ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

My father, Khushwant Singh

'He was getting weaker and weaker, but his mind was all there.' 'He was quite a strict father, in many ways... He was quite a strict person, not as liberal as it was made out to be.' Rahul Singh, editor and columnist, reveals the Khushwant Singh few knew. I have read some of the obituaries. They were all pretty good. Bachi (Karkaria, columnist) wrote a nice piece, and various other people. Sadia Dehlvi (columnist) also wrote a nice piece about how for anybody coming from Pakistan his doors ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago

At the 2010 launch of Khushwant Singh's 'last' book

The chilly winter Delhi evening was dominated by two unique individuals. And could there have been a greater contrast between these two personalities?He, the 'dirty old man,' touching an unbelievable grand age of 97 ("If I make a century I will be lucky"), in a wheelchair and a black ski hat, his glass of Scotch beside him.She, a sober, dignified lady, elegant in pearls and a beautiful blue silk sari, her manner modest and's Vaihayasi Pande Daniel at Khushwant Singh's 2010 ...
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