• First person: The story behind how Sanjay Gandhi slapped Indira six times at a dinner party

    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Lewis M Simons was the Washington Post correspondent in Delhi when the Emergency was imposed. Simons recounts how he got the story and the reaction of Sonia and Rajiv Gandhi when he met them long after the Emergency had been lifted. You did a story in the Washington Post quoting an unnamed source who claimed that Sanjay Gandhi had slapped his mother, Indira Gandhi, six times at a dinner party.

    Scroll.in q
  • OMG! Priyanka Chopra Caught Beating A Man On The Street

    Recently, Priyanka Chopra lost it over a goon and gave the man beating of his lifetime out in the open with a street full of watchers! Yes, the actress, who is currently shooting for director Prakash Jha’s Gangaajal 2 in Bhopal, was caught on camera kicking a man’s butt with a wooden stick, while the whole street stood there and watched. Dressed in her uniform and totally in the character, we see Priyanka playing the righteous police officer with perfection in the video. The level of excitement just raised after we saw Priyanka Chopra in the cop avatar for the film.

    Business of Cinema
  • Shraddha Kapoor off to Macau for a family holiday

    The Kapoors (Shakti, Shivangi, Shraddha and Siddhant) have flown off to Macau for some family time together

    mid-day q
  • Snake bite cases on the rise as monsoon rains lash Kotdwar - News18.com

    Many cases of snake bite and death have been reported from Kotdwar in the last 10 days with the increase

    News18 q
  • Did we fail Sunanda Pushkar?

    Sunanda Pushkar was not a trophy wife. The Srinagar hotel receptionist, the Malayali wife in the Gulf, the Dubai-based real estate agent, and finally Shashi Tharoor's glamorous wife, who was a little too much for Delhi society to swallow -- she laughed too often, glittered too much, and talked too loudly. Lutyens Delhi can forgive anything -- an electoral defeat, a stint in jail (now possibly seen as a routine professional hazard), a temporary reversal of fortune, even a betrayal of friends. Which explains why everyone in Delhi found it so difficult to credit Sunanda Pushkar as an independent woman.

    dailyo.in q
  • Upcoming Bikes and Scooters in India - 2015

    Here's a list of all the upcoming bikes and scooters coming to India this year along with their expected price and specifications.

    auto.ndtv.com q 32 secs ago
  • #SelfiewithDaughter trolling: On social media, women dare not ‘cross the line’

    #SelfiewithDaughter, an initiative started in a small Haryana village and first highlighted by The Indian Express, has become a rage on Twitter and not for the right reasons. Prime Minister Narendra Modi might have asked people to tweet #SelfiewithDaughter on his Mann Ki Baat address, but all that it has done is highlighted the kind of sexism that exists in the country. Two women who’ve faced the brunt of this sexism are Kavita Krishnan, secretary for the All-India-Progressive Women’s Association (AIPWA) and known advocate for women’s rights, and actor Shruti Seth.

    Indian Express q
  • Revealed: Shahid Kapoor, Mira Rajput’s wedding card and more details

    The card is simple yet classy and says the details of the impending wedding ceremonies quite clearly. Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput’s wedding will be held at the Oberoi in Gurgaon’s Udyog Vihar on July 7. The card has Mira’s parents – Bela and Vikramaditya Rajput, and Shahid’s parents Neelima Azim and Pankaj Kapur and step mother Supriya Pathak inviting the guests to their kids’ wedding.

    Indian Express q
  • Deepika Padukone likes to romance Ranbir, not Ranveer

    Ranveer Singh feels that his screen chemistry with rumoured ladylove Deepika Padukone is extra special. Dippy, however, begs to differ

    mid-day q
  • The 10 Best Stocks to Hold Forever

    Few people realize these stocks exist. But many of the richest, most successful investors have been cashing in on them for decades. Now you can too...

  • PHOTO: Robin Uthappa’s new look ahead of India tour of Zimbabwe 2015

    National selectors announced the squad for India's tour of Zimbabwe 2015 on Monday and Robin Uthappa was part of it.

    cricketcountry.com q
  • New Rs.100 notes to carry ascending numbers - Moneylife

    The Reserve Bank Of India (RBI) has recently issued new Rs.100 currency notes in the Mahatma Gandhi Series-2005 with a new numbering pattern, an official statement said. The numerals, henceforth, in both the number panels of these new currency notes will be in ascending size from left to right. This is a new visible security feature in the bank notes to enable public identify and distinguish it from a counterfeit one. Barring this new design of the numbering pattern, the bank note is similar to the Rs.100 note in the existing Mahatma Gandhi Series-005.

    moneylife.in q
  • 5 easy steps to get silky straight hair at home - The Times of India

    Hairstylist Asgar Saboo shares his fail-proof 5 step guide to help you straighten your hair from home.

    The Times of India q
  • From crocodile hunting to crocodile tears: Hrithik Roshan snapped holidaying with sons in South Africa | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

    Very often we see Hrithik Roshan zooming off to a holiday with his sons Hrehaan and Hridaan. Especially after his split with Sussanne Khan, he's been taking off for holidays quite often. The actor had just wrapped up his shooting schedule for Ashutosh Gowariker's Mohenjo Daro and before he begins the next schedule, he took some time off to go on a holiday with his sons. Three of them were spotted in South Africa as they went crocodile hunting.

    DNA India q
  • Old habits die hard, techie unmarried for years surviving on roti-curry demands the same on his wedding reception

    City based techie Sachin Walia who is unmarried from childhood will get a chance marry someone this summer. Faking news spoke to Sachin to know more about him and his first love, the roti-curry. First time I got a taste of it when my friend Ajith Karnik threw a party at roti mandir after he topped the class in PU exam.

    Faking News q
  • After she failed to bear a child, husband puts woman in chains - News18.com

    In a horrific case of atrocities, a woman by chained by her husband and in-laws after she failed to bore

    News18 q
  • Xiaomi Launches Redmi 2 in Brazil in First Big Step Outside Asia

    Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has started making devices in Brazil for sale locally, promising to dramatically undercut rivals on price in the first big step beyond Asia for the world's most valuable technology start-up. Xiaomi's global vice-president, Hugo Barra, said in an interview on Tuesday that Brazil was "stage one of our Latin America launch," pointing to Mexico and Colombia as logical next steps in the region, although he declined to say when. "We offer high-quality products at incredibly aggressive prices, so we're starting with larger developing markets where people are very price-sensitive," Barra told Reuters. At a launch event earlier in the day, he announced that the entry-level Redmi 2 (Review | Pictures) smartphone would go on sale in Brazil next week for 499 reais (roughly Rs. 10,000).

    NDTV Gadgets q
  • Congress may not know it but they're fighting a losing battle over Raje, Swaraj - Firstpost

    There's little doubt that the monsoon session of Parliament that begins on 21 July will be stormy one with the Congress continuing its attack on the BJP after the multiple controversies involving former IPL chairman Lalit Modi and BJP politicians. On Tuesday, the Congress for the second consecutive day attacked the Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje over her alleged dealings with Modi and claimed that she had illegally transferred holdings in the Dholpur palace hotel to the former IPL chief. Senior party leader Jairam Ramesh claimed in Delhi that Hemant Singh, the estranged husband of Raje, had admitted before a court that the palace was the property of the Rajasthan government.

    Firstpost q
  • Big B, Salman, Akshay among world’s highest-paid celebs, SRK doesn’t make it to the Forbes list

    Bollywood stalwarts Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar and Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni are among the world’s 100 highest-paid celebrities, according to the Forbes’ annual list which is topped by by American boxer Floyd Mayweather. Breaking into the elite global club, Amitabh Bachchan and Salman Khan are tied for the 71st rank with earnings of 33.5 million dollars each.

    Indian Express q
  • Woman abducted, gangraped by 3 youths in Meerut - News18.com

    A 20-year-old woman was allegedly abducted and gangraped by three youths in Kithore police station area here, police said.

    News18 q
  • This Chinese dog-eating festival's days are numbered thanks to a massive social media campaign

    Social media had a positive impact earlier this month when online activists successfully were able to curb the number of animals killed at a dog and cat meat festival in China. At the Yulin Festival in China, 10,000 dogs were killed to be eaten in 2013. The Yulin Festival went viral a few weeks ago when Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram feeds were swamped by people posting about the annual dog and cat meat festival.

    Business Insider