India  /  Published 03.12.20

Badal returns Padma Vibhushan

Akali Dal stalwart and former Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday returned his Padma Vibhushan award in protest against the Centre's new farm laws. In a separate announcement, d...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Chandigarh

India  /  Published 01.12.20

Sportspersons to return Arjuna awards

A host of former sportspersons, including Arjuna and Padma Shri awardees, in a bid to support the agitating farmers have said that they will return their awards in protest against the “force&rdq...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Chandigarh

Food  /  Published 16.07.20

What is not cooking on the social media!

What is it about being locked in and cooking? Why are people continuously cooking and posting, that is, those who can afford to? Food makes for good optics, for sure. All the more if it looks brightl...
By Anasuya Basu

People  /  Published 13.02.20

Padma Shri winner, designer Wendell Rodricks dies

Internationally-acclaimed fashion designer Wendell Rodricks passed away at his home in Colvale village in Goa on Wednesday evening at the age of 59.Deputy Superintendent of Police (Mapusa) Gajanan Pra...
By PTI in Panaji

People  /  Published 07.01.20

Padamsee, poet on palette, no more

The remarkably protean and prolific Akbar Padamsee, one of India’s leading modernists and greats, died at the Isha Yoga Centre near Coimbatore on Monday night at the age of 91. He and his wife Bhanu...
By Soumitra Das in Calcutta


People  /  Published 04.01.20

Mother conviction

Ami durbol er dikey (I am with the weaker side),” said Chapala Sundari Biswas, her eyes glaring and forefinger raised. The 80-year-old’s bold assertion in the face of conflict in the family over m...
By Paromita Kar

People  /  Published 10.09.19

Padma Lakshmi on food, family and what India means to her, then and now

Author to activist, actor to anchor, Padma Lakshmi wears many hats. She now returns to host Top Chef, the culinary competition show (premiering on October 7 on AXN). The statuesque looker — who turn...
By Priyanka Roy

North East  /  Published 21.12.18

Assam Nightingale Dipali Borthakur falls silent

Dipali Borthakur, known as the “Nightingale of Assam,” breathed her last at a private hospital here on Friday. She was 77 and is survived by her painter husband Neel Pawan Barua.“She was hospita...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 21.12.19

BJP legislators appeal for safeguards

Assam BJP legislators urged the state government to ask the Centre to safeguard the Assamese language even if it involved amending the Constitution, as people of Assam are afraid of its bleak future.T...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 30.01.20

Bhagyabati hails Mary Kom

Pugilist Bhagyabati Kachari, who recently won silver at the 9th Nation’s Cup in Serbia, hailed Mary Kom’s Padma Vibhushan as big boost to the boxing fraternity.Bhagyabati, who hails from Assam’s...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati


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