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How once Dawood aide Chhota Rajan's role in meticulously planned Underworld nemesis J Dey's murder was nailed

Chhota Rajan has been given a life sentence for his role in the murder of journalist J Dey. Jyotirmoy Dey better remembered as J Dey was gunned down by four men on bikes who were acting on orders of Chhota Rajan. 894 more words

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India's Godmen in Unholy Mess

Self styled godmen and India’s tryst with spirituality goes back a long way. In the recent past many so called spiritual gurus have been caught on the wrong foot. 808 more words

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The CJI storm that refuses to die down anytime soon

Even as serious questions are being raised on the independence of the judiciary in India, not surprisingly a political slugfest has erupted over the opposition’s impeachment move to remove CJI, Dipak Misra. 481 more words

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How a local Ramleela changed the life of young Kundan Lal Saigal

In a country where Yo Yo Honey Singh and Badshah are a rage these days, the generation of today has little memory of Kundan Lal Saigal, a man who inspired top rung artists like Lata Mangeshkar, Mohammed Rafi, Kishore Kumar and Mukesh. 702 more words

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Adyaant is about being lonely, psychic and all things dark

Loneliness kills and some even suffer that sinking feeling at a very early age in life.

Loosely based on the haunted house in Kolkata’s Behala where the body of an elderly woman Bina Majumdar was recovered from a freezer, Adyaant talks of the psyche of a lonely boy who is grappling with the loss of a mother. 443 more words

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Starting life at 4 with Leatherface, Bollywood’s Meena Kumari scripted a Cinderella like fairytale

Born to be a star, Meena Kumari was considered a burden by her parents – Ali Bux and Iqbal Begum – when she was born on August 1, 1933 as Mahjabeen Bano to a couple who were poor theatre artists. 687 more words

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Kapil Mohan, a teetotaller who gave India it's finest Rum ‘Old Monk’

Imagine a man who never sipped one bit of alcohol but still emerged as a leading force in the liquor business and the first person who comes to mind is Kapil Mohan. 675 more words

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