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It was precisely two decades back that Aamir Khan starrer Lagaan raised hopes of an Oscar that were dashed as it lost in the final round. But the film, now one of the classics was,[...]
Yes, PK should be thanked for expediting a decaying-course of political parties  for some years. With his engagement in seven states and with six different parties in less tha[...]
When farmers engaged in the ongoing agitation around Delhi and their supporters passionately recite Sahir Ludhianvi, one realises that the man who modestly called himself pal-[...]
Tuhin Kanti Ghosh, president of the Indian Newspaper Society (1987-88) and Chairman of UNI (1984-86), passed away at his south Calcutta home on Wednesday. He was 73. Well known in [...]
I have never been a lawmaker, but am seized by nostalgia now that India’s Parliament Complex is set to go, replaced by another. A parliamentary correspondent for long, I am aware I[...]
The first institute of Islamic Madrassa education was at the estate of Hazrat Zaid bin Arkam near a hill called Safa in Makkah, where Prophet Muhammad was the teacher and the stude[...]
Call it foolhardy, but I am writing on a subject I have never been good at. This is dedicated to those who excel in mathematics. How come India has produced more Nobel economists a[...]
Mr Jaswant Singh, who passed away last week was nine-term lawmaker, a perceptive and an efficient minister in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Government and above all, a good man. All Mem[...]
The momentous decision of the Odisha cabinet presided over by Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik on 2nd September 2020 to persuasively seek Union Government’s recognition of Odissi[...]
Many contributed to Bangladesh’s Liberation War effort in 1971. Then prime minister Indira Gandhi, of course, led India to victory and fought off hostile foreign powers. Former Wes[...]