A lot has been written about jinxed houses in the Capital. But not many people know that there is a bungalow in Lutyen’s Delhi where three Prime Ministers have stayed. Read more

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It happened when I was with the National Herald where I worked as a reporter for five and half months. It was at about 8.25 a.m. in the morning of June 23rd in 1980 when I received a phone call from the Delhi police PRO, Mr A.N.Sharma. I had just got up after a late night at work and my father passed on the telephone to me. Sharmaji had no urgency in his voice and after exchanging greetings told me in a whisper, “Sir, a Glider has crashed in Chankyapuri behind Willingdon Crescent. It is feared that Sanjay Gandhi was in it. Read more

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There are not many occasions when I look forward to seeing a movie since there are very few which have a theme, a story line or an appeal. For many months, there had been a talk of director Prakash Jha coming up with a new project titled, Rajneeti a film which aimed at depicting politics as it exists in this country. Therefore when the movie was finally released, I made it a point to see it on Sunday. Read more

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The process for elections to the Rajya Sabha has been completed for some seats while for others an election appears to be on cards. Read more

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I was a reporter in the Times of India when Operation Blue Star took place in June, 1984, exactly 26 years ago. The Operation was aimed at flushing out terrorists led by Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale from the Golden Temple, the holiest Sikh Shrine. Read more

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