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Indira Gandhi fan? This is for you

Indira Gandhi fan? This is for you

Indira Gandhi's original wedding card, a moving letter by Mahatama Gandhi written to her after her mother passed away, are among the rare photographs related to the former Prime Minister that will be showcased at an upcoming exhibition celebrating her hundredth anniversary. Titled, "Indira: A Life of Courage", the show will feature a selection of over 320 images from the 90,000 images and artifacts present in the archives of Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust. Divided into five segments, the show ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago

The First Bharat Mata

IN TIME FOR the 150th anniversary of her birth arrives this excellent and frustrating biography of Margaret Noble, better known as Sister Nivedita of Vivekananda. Nivedita (or ‘dedicated’) was one of the ‘Hindu revivalist’ thinker and Vedanta ...
 Open Magazine1 month ago
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Let's meet anytime, anywhere: Haryana's Khattar takes on Kejriwal

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday asked his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal what steps he has taken to end stubble burning by farmers in areas near the national capital as air pollution peaked to alarming levels. Kejriwal last week had sought a meeting with counterparts from Haryana and Punjab to discuss ways to manage the worsening air pollution in Delhi and the neighbouring states.   While Khattar said he was open to meet Kejriwal “anytime anywhere” to ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Google Doodle pays homage to legendary Kathak dancer Sitara Devi

Google today celebrates the 97th birth anniversary of legendary Kathak dancer Sitara Devi with a special Doodle.Born in Kolkata on November 8, 1920, Sitara Devi's family was originally from Varanasi.She started learning Kathak from a very young age and by the ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Google celebrates Kathak legend Sitara Devi's 97th birth anniv  Business Standard1 month ago
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India, China need to be confident to make things work: Envoy

Santiniketan: India-China relations are not going to be a walk in the park, but the two nations need to have the confidence to make things work, Chinese Consul General in Kolkata, Ma Zhanwu said on Friday. Speaking at the inaugural session to commemorate the ...
 Mathrubhumi1 month ago Chinese envoy pitches for new chapter in ties with India  catchnews.com2 months ago From the Raj to Azadi, how I saw India change  Rediff.com2 months ago

The Magic of Madhvi Parekh

No conversation about Indian art is complete without mention of Madhvi Parekh, notes Ritika Kochhar.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com   The first thing you notice about Madhvi Parekh is her confidence in herself. While most artists choose to speak in the gallery, she and Manu Parekh invite you into their home at Chittaranjan Park in Delhi. She sends a message to her husband to be around so that he can take over the interview if she doesn't want to do it for some reason. She's clear ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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Nobel Memorial Wall inaugurated at Delhi's Rajiv Chowk Metro station

The aim of exhibiting this wall is to spread further awareness about all the Nobel Laureates from India and their contribution to the society. The wall will be on display from 1st November to 7th November 2017 at Rajiv Chowk Metro station of the Delhi ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Art show at CP metro station celebrates Indian Nobel Laureates  Business Standard1 month ago

We owe it to Gauri to fight for freedom, says Kanhaiya

Former president of JNU students union Kanhaiya Kumar said on Sunday it would be unfair if civil society limited itself to shedding tears for Gauri Lankesh. He was speaking at the Bengaluru Literature Festival after releasing the book, The Way I see It - A ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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Shah Jahan built the Taj in gratitude

'After it was finished, Shah Jahan visited the Taj only twice.''There is a letter from Aurangzeb to him after a visit, reporting that the dome was leaking and needed to be fixed.''Shah Jahan wasn't bothered: He had moved on to designing his next project, Shahjahanabad,' reveals Aakar Patel. To what can we attribute the Uttar Pradesh government's decision to demote the Taj Mahal as a tourist attraction? Bigotry? Stupidity? Forgetfulness? It is not easy to say, though given the atmosphere and ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Som's right: Foreigners built the Taj  Rediff.com2 months ago

HC junks PIL to treat Vande Mataram on par with Jana Gana Mana

A PIL seeking direction to treat the national song Vande Mataram, authored by poet Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay, at par with the national anthem Jana Gana Mana was today dismissed by the Delhi High Court. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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