'Muslims are depressed and disillusioned.''The safety valve is that we still have a multicultural mosaic in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala.' At the height of the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi agitation, journalist and author Saeed Naqvi posed a question to a packed audience at Allahabad University. 'Have the Hindus in this audience ever seen the inside of a Muslim home?' he asked. None of them had. The response was similar when he asked if any Muslim in the audience had ever seen ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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We all know Mahendra Singh Dhoni as 'captain cool' of Indian cricket. Dhoni is a also cool person outside the cricket field. However, his love story with beautiful Sakshi Rawat is not so cool. The Dhoni-Sakshi affair is like a Bollywood-inspired love story.MSN India, 7 hours ago
The Indian Museum as also several important office buildings and plush hotels switched off their lights here on Saturday as Kolkata joined the rest of the world in observing Earth Hour.The multi-storied Tata Centre office building, five star hotel Taj Bengal ...Prokerala, 1 month ago Earth hour observed in Kolkata Business Standard, 1 month ago
From 19th century Kalighat paintings, and Pattachitras from Odisha to tribal Gond art, and Madhubani paintings from Mithila, several forms of tribal and folk art from across the country are being showcased at a new art show here. The show titled, "Prakriti - ...Business Standard, 1 month ago
A selfie atop a goods train is all that 18-year-old Mohammad Ayub has left for his parents to remember. A lover of selfies, Ayub met his tragic end doing just what his father had tried to dissuade him from. Jamaluddin Khan, Ayub's father, said that he had ...DNA, 1 month ago
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, 1 month ago
As the Mughal Gardens at Rashtrapati Bhavan reopen on Sunday, visitors will for the first time see roses named after India’s President Pranab Mukherjee and his wife, Suvra Mukherjee, growing next to ‘Abraham Lincoln’, ‘Christian Dior’ and ‘Queen Elizabeth’. For those who aren’t lucky enough to visit the iconic grounds, here’s a stroll through the beautiful gardens. -- ALSO SEE: Inside President Pranab's home The ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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