'Murders happen every day. Some get correctly solved, some get incorrectly solved and some never get solved. Most of the time, nobody bothers. But if the murdered person is someone big or related to someone big, then it becomes a problem...' Sherna Gandhy's tongue-in-cheek take on how some cases are solved. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com I am writing this account to clear my name. All sorts of things are being said about me by these presswallahs and I must defend myself. I am retired ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
We had asked you, our readers to tell us how you dealt with a sour relationship. Sulabh Khare has these words of advice: Delete all communication and contacts of the person (Facebook, mobile number, WhatsApp) Don't think about her/him. Maintain a distance. Move to a different place if possible. Always be positive. Look for new relations. Have you gone through a sour relationship? Could you tell us the five ways in which you coped with it? What were the lessons you learnt? We would like to ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Equations have changed in the new India. If the ’60 and the ’70s saw migration of people from South India to North India, it is the reverse right now. And without understanding this new dynamics, if the ruling party were to impose on the majority a language spoken by just 45 pc of the people, it is unlikely to be accepted without demur, says Shobha Warrier. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com I consider myself an Indian; a non-Hindi speaking one at that. As a school student, I had ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Do you start an e-mail with 'Dear Sir' or you just say 'Hi'? Find out why what you write in your e-mail matters so much! (Illustrations by Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com) Indian languages and English have worked together for centuries. Indeed, there are many Indian words which are now so embedded in English, that non-Indians might not even realise that they started life in the sub-continent -- words like 'bungalow', 'cot', 'cushy' and 'loot' are just some of the many. However, just as the United States ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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