Downfall’s Hitler role haunted Bruno Ganz for years

Bruno Ganz, a man who immortalized Adolf Hitler after he played the German dictator in Downfall has passed away. Popular legend has it that the actor for many days at a stretch lived with the fear of sitting across the table with the Fuhrer, only to be quizzed about his daring act. Speaking to a media vertical back then he had said, “ Had to … Continue reading Downfall’s Hitler role haunted Bruno Ganz for years

Battle of Saragarhi: Now a storyline for a Bollywood flick

Literature and cinema is replete with stories like 300, Charge of the Light Brigade, LoC Kargil, Border – that talks of the Battle of Longewala, 21 Sarfarosh: Saragarhi 1897 and then the latest being Kesari. Both 21 Sarfarosh: Saragarhi 1897 and Kesari celebrate the valour of 21 blue blooded men who take on the collective might of 10,000 tribesmen for a span of six hours. … Continue reading Battle of Saragarhi: Now a storyline for a Bollywood flick

Global standup sensation Jayvijay Sachan made spreading smiles his mission

I have often felt jealous of Jayvijay Sachan for his stardom, his travails across the boundaries of this great nation and for even making friends across social hierarchies. But the fact that keeps me grounded is his dedication and rise from humble origins. An MA in Political Science from Bundelkhand and Masters in Journalism from Amity University, he is son to Randhir Sachan and Sangeeta … Continue reading Global standup sensation Jayvijay Sachan made spreading smiles his mission

Nursing a broken heart with a hot cuppa at Bewafah Chai wala

Drive past the road outside Fun Republic Mall and move towards Metro City, you will find a number of small food stalls, carts and vendors serving different food cuisines. Some six tea vendors out here serve you hot piping tea. But one tea hangout catches your eye. It’s Bewafah Chai wala. It is a tea corner that serves couples madly in love, with tea at … Continue reading Nursing a broken heart with a hot cuppa at Bewafah Chai wala

Khoda Pahad Nikli Chuhiya says Congress on PM Modi interview

Lambasting the BJP in the strictest of terms after PM Modi gave a long interview to news agency ANI, Congress spokesperson, Randeep Surjewala said the PM was all about I, me, mine and myself. Referring to the interview that claimed to set the tone for 2019 elections, he said it was “khoda pahad, nikli chuhiya ” terming it a monologue of Modi. Speaking minutes after … Continue reading Khoda Pahad Nikli Chuhiya says Congress on PM Modi interview

PM Modi trains guns at Congress, sets tone for 2019 clash

In a 95 minute interview to the news agency ANI, the PM Narendra Modi spoke at length about his tenure and what he feels will set the tone for the next general elections in 2019. In his first interview on the first day of the new year, he said, the elections that are due in the next 100 days will see a direct faceoff between … Continue reading PM Modi trains guns at Congress, sets tone for 2019 clash

17 Shringars : How Nagas purify self before Royal Bath

Spiritual beautification: Nagas are said to indulge in 17 types of Shringar believed to be more complex than the 16 shringars women indulge in……… To deck oneself up, in terms of a woman is called Shringar, in Hindi. Essentially, a woman has 16 types of Shringar or beautification that they indulge in, however a Naga Sanyasi indulges in 17 different forms of Shringar. Every Naga … Continue reading 17 Shringars : How Nagas purify self before Royal Bath

Months ahead of 2019 polls, Twitter is India’s new political Kurukshetra

As a winner Rahul Gandhi is doing things differently…. Even before heated campaigning starts on ground ahead of general elections, the Twitter-  verse is now witness to a different kind of battle. Two poles of the political spectrum, Rahul Gandhi and Narendra Modi are playing challengers to beat each other hollow. The Congress President, Rahul Gandhi has outsmarted a tech savvy PM Narendra Modi on … Continue reading Months ahead of 2019 polls, Twitter is India’s new political Kurukshetra

Why a Northeast debacle should bother Congress?

Congress President, Rahul Gandhi got a shot in the arm when three states that went to polls out of five went to their kitty. The grand old party celebrated the occasion with gay abandon. They after a longtime felt the wheels of fortune were turning. But amidst all the merriment what should bother Congress is the complete wipe out in the Northeast. Compared to 2014 … Continue reading Why a Northeast debacle should bother Congress?

Ahead of the next general election, RSS rallies for Ram temple

A RSS rally for a temple inching for a grand Sabha on December  9 Days after a massive congregation at the temple town of Ayodhya to push for a Ram Mandir in the holy city, the RSS has initiated a rally to mobilize people to build a Ram Mandir in Ayodhya in the disputed Ayodhya site. Thousands of Hindu hardliners have been rallying to press … Continue reading Ahead of the next general election, RSS rallies for Ram temple

India’s million mutinies by farmers reach epic proportions

India has been witnessing a million mutinies each day. There is either a clarion call for a massive Ram temple at Ayodhya or better standards of living for the farming community. The farmers in India have said that Ayodhya may not be that big an issue, but agrarian distress is something that needs immediate redressal. Speaking to newsmen ahead of the agitation where the farmers … Continue reading India’s million mutinies by farmers reach epic proportions

Digital Media: Racing to the future

In the 21st century not just India but the entire world has been seeing a digital boom vis a vis the media. The fourth estate has been hungry to do something unique. As a consequence there has been a mushrooming of digital media houses in the country. Organizations today are now gradually turning towards a mobile first concept that tries to encash the already existing … Continue reading Digital Media: Racing to the future