Vidya Charan Shukla, who died after being shot in an ambush by Maoist rebels, was a lifelong Indian politician who repeatedly changed parties to suit his fortunes. While he was steadfastly loyal to prime minister Indira Gandhi, his primary allegiance was to himself.
Like this page on Facebook for updates
Saturday 24 November 2012
A mere 10 years after Sam Raimi's first perky Spider-Man film comes Marc Webb's efficient retread.
Friday 27 May 2011
Friday 13 May 2011
Monday 24 January 2011
Matt Damon thinks that psychics are "charlatans".
Thursday 22 April 2010
Friday 19 February 2010
You wait, with searing dread, for the most egregious romantic "comedy" ever to come along, and there's a smidgen of relief when it finally arrives.
Monday 28 December 2009
Friday 24 July 2009
Friday 19 December 2008
This pleasantish family animation recounts the tale of a large-eared mouse (voiced by Matthew Broderick) whose fearlessness confounds his family and gets him banished from the murine community, on the grounds that you can't be a proper mouse if you don't scurry and cower.
Thursday 31 January 2008
Saturday 05 February 2005
Monday 03 January 2005
Friday 13 August 2004
Sunday 14 March 2004
Tuesday 23 September 2003
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
- 1 Jeremy Clarkson 'does not see a problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
- 3 London restaurant 34 creates champagne glass modelled on Kate Moss’ left breast
- 4 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27