Will the Dwarka Shankaracharya play the Congress game? Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com The Congress is eyeing the Dwarka Peeth Shankaracharya, Swami Swaroopananda, with hope. Senior party leaders feel Swami Swaroopananda, known to be anti-BJP, can be persuaded to issue a statement against the BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi closer to the voting date in Varanasi. In the recent past, the Shankaracharya had spoken against BJP workers raising the 'Har Har Modi' chant in ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Her calculation goes that Arvind Kejriwal, not Ajay Rai, can take on Modi better. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Priyanka Gandhi will not campaign for Congress nominee Ajay Rai in Varanasi after all. In Priyanka's scheme of things, Varanasi is almost a lost cause for the Congress, and her presence could end up helping the BJP's Narendra Modi against Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal. Congress sources say Priyanka's decision not to visit Varanasi is based on some "cold realities".Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Uttam Ghosh has superbly presented traditional and nouveau Bangladeshi womanhood at an art exhibition held recently at the Yeart Gallery, in Gulshan. Uttam is better known for his songs and drama. His works follow in the footsteps of Jamini Roy and ...Bangladesh Daily Star, 1 month ago
One of the oldest known social networking sites, Orkut, is shutting down on September 30 this year. Filled with nostalgia, we decided to take a trip down memory lane. It must have been quite some time since I logged into my Orkut account or cared about what was in it. But the news that it was shutting down permanently on September 30, certainly shook me. All of a sudden, I felt very protective about it. Orkut was like the mother of social networking. How could it shut down just like that? ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Mukhoruchi Where: GLT Road Legend has it that Ramkrishna used to have telebhaja from this shop, which was a mere shack back then. The one to treat him on a regular basis was owner Fagulal Shaw. Girish Ghosh, on his way to meet Ramkrishna at Udyan ...Times of India, 3 days ago
Ogaan, New Delhi Established: December 1989 USP: Apparel that leans heavily on Indian craft and textiles Labels Available: Aneeth Arora, Pankaj & Nidhi, Gauri & Nainika, Namrata Joshipura, Payal Jain, Rahul Mishra, Madhu Jain, Gaurav Gupta, ...New Indian Express, 1 month ago
12:03 am Besides the soothing whites and breezy muslins, nowadays there are different cuts and colours on offer to make bold statements, writes SUREKHA KADAPA BOSE. The Indian summer has arrived in all its glory. With the sun blazing and the ...The Freepress Journal, 2 months ago
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