The renaming of Dalhousie Road to 'Dara Shikoh Road' earlier this month is the continuation of a gradual effacing of our colonial past. As those living in Delhi will testify to, well known and not so well known English names are slowly disappearing from the ... DNA, 2 weeks ago
Always in saffron robes, the politician and priest Yogi Adityanath has been flitting between Parliament and the Gorakhnath Mutt for nearly two decades. At 44, the youngest MP to win five terms, the Gorakhpur MP has a new mission before him — managing ...DNA, 6 days ago
Just like his mentor Narendra Modi in the initial days after becoming prime minister, Amit Shah had been tentative on the national stage when he first came to Delhi. It was 2014. Modi had taken over as prime minister on the back of a massive mandate that few ...The Financial Chronicle, 1 week ago
Lighting a fire had once been risky business. Till the early 19th century, 'matches' were made with sulphide, phosphorus, potassium chlorate, gum, and starch. Sold loosely, they had the risk of phosphorus poisoning and striking by accident. It was in Sweden ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
A modern day prince and princess are getting married in Bengaluru this weekend.We look at their families and their fascinating connections to each other. Mumbai Mirror alerted us to the Big Royal Shaadi in Bengaluru this weekend. The groom is Akshay Bhansali, a producer for MTV New York. The bride is Krutika Raje Ghorpade. Akshay will be 38 on September 19. Krutika will be 28 on October 19. Akshay's father is Dr Siddharth Bhansali, a Lokmanya Tilak Medical College, Mumbai-trained cardiologist ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
INDIA WAS THE jewel the crown lost in 1947. The Kohinoor is the jewel still embedded in the crown that the late Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, wore. Linked by a gem that is uniquely Indian, the two books bear witness to a continuing fascination with an ...Open Magazine, 1 month ago
One is happy to see an awakening in India. For a change the common man is expressing a desire to read and be briefed about our military and security challenges. In the field of national security affairs 2016 was a landmark year in many ways. We had ...The Financial Chronicle, 2 months ago
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