About Kumkum Chadha

Kumkum Chadha has written about all kinds of politicians: good, bad and the uncouth. At a time when there were not many women reporters in national dailies, it was tough for men to take women reporters seriously. Politicians rarely did. Kumkum joined Hindustan Times in 1976 and has written extensively on politics, crime and gender.

Three years ago, Ninong Ering locked horns with yoga guru Ramdev. At that point in time, Ramdev was touring the country and organising yoga camps. [Read more]

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...

Butta Renuka — I don’t know why her name follows her husband’s family name — sells more jewellery than she actually wears.

Even though one cannot miss the dainty diamond bracelet and earrings that she routinely wears, the fact remains that she underplays her riches. Till she told me about her assets, I had no clue that she was a successful businesswoman. [Read more]

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...

Chirag Paswan was, at one point in time, referred to as the opposition’s Rahul Gandhi. [Read more]

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (1 votes, average: 5 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...

When Nirmala Sitharaman asked Nitin Gadkari, then BJP Chief for achar leave , leave to make pickle, his jaw dropped: “Kya Nirmalaji achar ke liye” is all that he could say. But once she explained the significance of the ritual of making pickles, he gave in. [Read more]

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (7 votes, average: 4.43 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...

Dr Anupam Hazra’s bhalo naam, may be Anupam but his daak naam, is Anup. In Bangla, bhalo naam is the formal name and daak naam nickname. [Read more]

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (1 votes, average: 2 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...