A still from 'Duniya mein' from 'Apna Desh'. Source: YouTube Screengrab

Around the World with R.D. Burman

Today is the 76th birth anniversary of the great Rahul Dev Burman or Pancham as he was called by one and all (and by his fans), one of the most innovative music directors in Hindi cinema. Though he often used to be derided during his life time for lifting songs, […]

Veteran Journalist Praful Bidwai Is No More

New Delhi: The well-known journalist and commentator Praful Bidwai – whose syndicated columns on politics, foreign policy, the environment and political economy provided a critical, left-wing perspective on national and international developments for over four decades – passed away in Amsterdam on Monday night, The Wire has learned. […]