Obit

Pran ‘sahab’: The beloved bad man of Bollywood

With his dashing mannerisms and intensity, Pran came to be known as the most fearsome villain that Hindi cinema ever had.

Jul 13, 2013, 00:48 AM IST

Brajesh Mishra: India`s first NSA, Vajpayee`s troubleshooter

India`s first National Security Advisor Brajesh Mishra, who died here on Friday night, was a pivotal figure in shaping foreign policy during NDA government and a troubleshooter of Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Sep 29, 2012, 00:35 AM IST

A Marxist and a colossus

As a young barrister who embraced
Communism, Jyoti Basu showed remarkable pragmatism in a
dogmatic party that prevented him from becoming Prime Minister
at the height of coalition politics.

Jan 17, 2010, 13:05 PM IST