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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.