‘Personalities’

The world of Shakespeare-lovers will come to a halt if they are told that their beloved writer was actually a con artist who never wrote a play. Or that he never existed. But there is a big lobby that believes even today that the ‘Bard of Avon’ never wrote those great works of literature, and that it...

World War II was over in April 1945. The millions, who were victims of Adolf Hitler’s abhorrence for Jews and love of the Aryan race, must have turned...

Zee TV owner Subhash Chandra was recently in news for filing his nomination papers as an Independent candidate for a Rajya Sabha seat from Haryana. Chandra,...

The Samajwadi Party (SP) recently declared Amar Singh as its candidate for the Rajya Sabha polls slated for this month. It’s a homecoming of sorts for...

Game of Thrones (GOT), the American TV series succeeded in claiming a huge international fanbase because of a gripping narrative, complex characters, and...

Can a retired navy officer be branded a spy and jailed for possessing a PhD thesis? The answer is yes, if he had ruffled some wrong feathers of some eminent...

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, goes the popular saying. So what happens when a Hindi news daily publishes a story, listing India’s Top 10 most...

Michael Jackson, the world’s biggest artist in history, died on June 25, 2009. It was an untimely death, and the world mourned for the pop star. His...

The United Kingdom is in no mood to hand over liquor baron Vijay Mallya to the Enforcement Directorate (ED), nor entertain India’s request seeking extradition...

A few cheap magic tricks, some incomprehensible religious mumbo-jumbo and a saffron or white costume is all you want to become a godman or a woman in India....