It's authorPL Deshpande's birth anniversary today. PL (that's what he was fondly called by his friends) was known as PuLa (short for Purushottam Laxman), to his fans- readers of his books (which include originals, translations, musicals), viewers of ... DNA India, 3 weeks ago
TWO esteemed scholar-activists of Maharashtra, Dr Narendra Dabholkar and Comrade Govind Pansare were shot dead in the last two years in almost identical circumstances. It is widely known that extremist Hindutva outfits like Sanathan Sanstha are ...Peoples Democracy.in, 4 weeks ago
After a brief yet eventful career in movies, one of the best actresses of the country Smita Patil passed away on December 13, 1986, at the age of 31, days after giving birth to her son Prateik. Smita Patil would have turned 60 today. After a brief ...Indian Express, 1 month ago
'Asked which Dilip Kumar films were among her favourites, she said she had seen not a single movie of his until that time. This became a sensational issue. She did not mean to offend Dilip Kumar.' 'There was not a bone of diplomacy in her and she never acquired that calculating attitude even at the cost of some of the roles that she would eventually lose.' Remembering Smita Patil on her 60th birthday, October 17. IMAGE: Smita Patil and Naseeruddin Shah in Shyam Benegal's Nishant. ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The Bharatiya Janata Party claims it has over six lakh committed workers in Bihar, a team of 10 deployed for each of the 62,200 polling booths. In contrast, Nitish Kumar never bothered to put together a trained cadre. Archis Mohan reports from Patna Nitish Kumar's JD-U wanted to replicate the BJP by enrolling at least 50 lakh members, but soon gave up. Photograph: PTI The Bharatiya Janata Party’s seemingly invincible war machine is battling the rag-tag coalition of ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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