Over To Backseat Driving
Arindam Choudhuri continues to swear
by the blend of aesthetics and
management strategies despite the
failure of Rok Sako To Rok Lo. Now he
has signed Amitabh Bachchan for his
next-yet untitled-production to be
directed by Rituparno Ghosh.
All About Love...
Jiah Khan waxes eloquent about "Nishabd",
her first film, her own life.
The Lines That Drew Her Destiny
If artists like Anjolie Ela Menon can
buy works of Sujata Bajaj for their
personal collection, there must be
something about her works.
The Long March Goes On...
After a lifetime of dedicated work,
Vempati Chinna Satyam can afford to
put his feet up.
Making A Point, Silent And Strong
"You'll shoot the queries, won't you?
Sometimes journalists ask me to take
off just like that. It's tough,"
filmmaker Radha Mohan laughs. He can
afford to sit back for a recap session
now that `Mozhi' is out and the
response is more than promising.
"Rise Of India, China An Opportunity
For Vietnam And Asia"
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign
MinisterPham Gia Khiem, currently in
India on a visit, speaks of taking
bilateral relations with
to a new high.
`Exchangeable Bonds Will Unlock Value
The Finance Minister, Mr P.
Chidambaram's fourth Budget under the
UPA regime came in the backdrop of
strong economic growth though coupled
with concerns on rising prices.
Won't Interfere With Growth: Fm
Excerpts from an interview with the
Finance Minister PC Chidambaram:
Interview: Dr. Saleemul
Interview with Dr. Saleemul Huq,
Director, Climate Change Group,
International Institute for
Environment and Development, London.
Interview with Dr. R. K. Pachauri,
Chairman, Intergovernmental Panel on
Interview: Dr. Annette
Interview with Dr. Annette Schavan,
German Federal Minister of Education
Tuning In To Fm
How to read a Budget and why it is
more than just about your tax rates
Interview: Janez Potocnik
Interview with Janez Potocnik,
Commissioner for Science and Research,
"It Is High Time We Moved From
Agriculture To Industry"
These are challenging times
forBuddhadeb Bhattacharjee, West
Bengal's Chief Minister. In an
interview in Kolkata, he speaks of the
absence of an alternative to the
industrialisation drive his government
has undertaken, the opposition he
faces from . . .
has nabbed Ottavio Quattrocchi,
accused in the 1987 Bofors scam, the
big question is: will the elusive
Italian businessman finally be brought
back to face trial in India? We spoke
to a senior CBI official on the
Indian Market Is Getting Younger'
After a decade of operations in India
South Korean electronics major LG has
a new man at the helm. M B Shin has
taken over as the new managing
director of LG Electronics India,
after a two-year tutelage under his
predecessor who led the successful . .
‘In 1857 A Largely Hindu Army Found A
Symbol In The Mughal Emperor. The
Contrast With The Babri Demolition In
’92 Is Striking’
In his recent book The Last Mughal,
writer and historian William Dalrymple
takes a close look at the tragedy of
Bahadur Shah Zafar and the failed
uprising of 1857, drawing on ‘the
Mutiny Papers’ that had been lying
ignored at the National Archives.
‘The Corrupt In The Judiciary Should
Be Made Accountable’
The Second Administrative Reforms
Commission headed by Veerappa Moily
has stressed that "elimination of
corruption is not only a moral
imperative but an economic necessity
for a nation aspiring to catch up with
the rest of the world".
‘There Is More Slavery Today Than
There Was In The 1800s’
Gloria Steinem is a gentle presence,
belying the easy image of the
obstreperous feminist. But for a woman
who self-confessedly has always
disliked conflict, she has waged many
a mean power battle over four decades
of “looking at the world as if . . .