Shantanu Guha Ray

Rahul Gandhi confuses his Gandhi, this time in Dubai

Jan 13 2019

Congress president Rahul Gandhi has once again criticised the BJP-led NDA government and PM Narendra Modi on the foreign soil. His latest interactions with NRIs in Dubai revolved again around his penchant for lampooning the government back home.

Big Delhi cleanup rattles Indian financial markets

Jan 11 2019

The move caused flutter in the Mumbai financial markets, the National Stock Exchange (NSE) said in a two line note that Chawla, its chairman, had resigned following the government move.

Men In Blue Get Helping Hand From Bitter Rivals

Jan 05 2019

According to reports reaching the Indian Capital, the troika gave the Indians needed net practice before the Sydney test where India posted a respectable 622 for 7 against hosts Australia.

Mrinal Sen, the last keeper of El Dorado

Dec 30 2018

It was in 1992, 23rd April to be precise, Kunal Sen, son of celebrated filmmaker Mrinal Sen, called his mother, Geeta, to mourn the death of the legendary Satyajit Ray. I remember that night, I was busy making pages of the now-defunct Sunday Observer.

No idle chit-chat in Kolkata as big time editor arrested by CBI

Dec 26 2018

Suman Chattopadhyay has not got bail after the CBI arrested the journalist on charges of allegedly pocketing cash from chit fund owners. The fish curry, rice and traditional Bengali sweets that he is said to have been fed may be the only consolation as he remains in custody.

A towel to wipe the nation’s conscience

Dec 25 2018

The creator of the poster, Nana Chudasama, always followed his heart, his last poster talked about the big bucks Ambani wedding. Unlike the rest, Chudasama did not ridicule the richest Indian on his daughter’s wedding.

Modi Offers Dinner, Hoping To See Ground Reality

Dec 21 2018

Dinner Pe Charcha has been planned on the lines of Modi’s other popular outreach programmes started just ahead of the 2014 general elections known as ‘Chai Pe Charcha’ and ‘Lunch Pe Charcha’ in which Modi carried his lunch in a tiffin box to address public rallies.

Watch IPL from the stands, Yuvraj

Dec 18 2018

Singh was a part of the Kings X1 Punjab in the previous edition of the tournament after being purchased for his base price of Rs 2 crore. His was dropped from the playing XI after a poor run with the bat, he scored 65 runs in eight matches.

Let the young turks smile

Dec 15 2018

The overriding theme of the conversations was that India wants its young leaders to take centre stage but the old guard, like trade union leaders of jute mills, do not want to leave the podium.

A golfer in the markets

Dec 15 2018

Bajpai’s third book, A Game Changer’s Memoir, published by Penguin, reflects his life and times in the imposing building of the market regulator in Mumbai, and the way he handled a host of crisis, among them the most worrisome being the May 17, 2004 market crash.