'What Is A Fatwa For A Progressive
Tourism Minister Nilofer Bakhtiar
faces a cleric's fatwa for "un-Islamic
behaviour". But that does not stop her
from recognising that this is the
"best time for women in
I Still Get Fan Mail For Mera Naam
I'm at her Eden Hall apartment which
has a glorious view of the Haji Ali
dargah.. Although the house is in a
mess because of renovation, she’s
'Children Are Also Sexual Beings'
It's no boon being children in India,
or for that matter, anywhere in the
world. This is chillingly borne out by
statistics that put the number of
children in one form of distress or
another at a staggering 300 million.
Be Prepared For Many Hiccups And Some
Frustration: Asad Durrani
The former Inter-Services Intelligence
chiefspeaks out on the prospects of
the India-Pakistan Joint
A Challenging Role
Why was Madhavan keen on ‘Evano Oruvan?’
‘Wish To Perform At Global Level’
Sudha Ragunathan, who performed
recently at the Tamil Music
Festivalorganised by the Tamil Isai
Sangam at Raja Muthaiah Mandram in
Madurai, answered a few questions put
across by Rajalakshmi Padmanabhan at
the end of the concert.
Waiting For Worthwhile Roles
He was a popular villain-turned action
hero in Malayalam movies. Now Babu
Antony is planning a comeback.
'I Will End Sp's Jungle Raj'
The BSP chief shrugs off the question
of possible alliances post elections,
saying her party 'will get an absolute
majority, it will not have to seek
'They Might Do Any Thing On My Return,
But I Will Engage In The Political
This week has been a veritable
roller-coaster for former Bangladesh
prime minister Sheikh Hasina Wajed.
'Jp Is To Be Blamed For Emergency Too'
Updated for the website -- this is an
extended version of the interview,
excerpts from which appeared in print
magazine and had earlier been
'Industry Growth Will Be Asymptotic
The buzz around
emergence as a large auto market is
getting louder. However, only a few of
the country’s steel companies produce
`There Was Pressure On Fipb'
Vodafone's Indian foray may have been
much smoother had Telecom Watchdog, a
non-governmental organisation (NGO),
not challenged the deal in the Delhi
‘We Don’t Have A Very Rigid Yes Or No’
Sudhir Kakar needs no introduction,
simply because of the volume of work
he has done and the number of books he
has written surrounding his field of
specialisation — psychoanalysis.
'It Was Easy To Build Up Positions,
But Difficult To Exit'
Kisan Ratilal Choksey has seen it all.
Right from the plain exchange of
‘kapli’ (debit and credit note) to the
maintenance of ‘sauda kitaab’,
complexities of vyaj badla and the
maddening confusion of ‘scream-based’
With An Eye On The Retail Market
The Association of Community
Organisations for Reform Now (ACORN)
and Wal-Mart, the world's largest
retailer, both started out in the
state of Arkansas, but the difference
`Doubtful If Employers Would Think Of
Fbt Recovery On Esop'
"In addition, the employers will have
to go through the hazard of claiming
it as revenue expenditure under the
umbrella section 37(1) of the