Although rumours about the poet-activist's death are not true, Varavara Rao's health inside the Taloja central jail has been deteriorating and he needs immediate hospitalisation, his brother-in-law said.
The Centre may hope that opening up the coal blocks for commercial exploitation will bring in swift financial benefits for the country’s stagnating economy. However, will the gains really be worth the ecological and human cost they’ll extract?
Of all its decades, 1990s do appear to be replete with run-of-the-mill movies, with least number of all-time classics. It is amply illustrated by the fact that most of the favourite films chosen by the stars are in the range of mediocre-to-above average category, writes Giridhar Jha.