Retired officer was attacked in retaliation for his leadership of a military operation against the Golden Temple of Amritsar
Like this page on Facebook for updates
Bad Sex in Fiction award 2013: Manil Suri’s subatomic bisexual orgy in The City of Devi beats hillbilly humping to award
Tuesday 03 December 2013
Indian-born author joins Sebastian Faulks, Melvyn Bragg and Tom Wolfe among the pantheon of writers recognised by the Literary Review
Tuesday 26 November 2013
In India justice is the exception and injustice the rule
Saturday 23 November 2013
The best in festive travel
Sachin Tendulkar retirement: 'Little Master' leaves field in tears as he brings an end to a glittering career for India
Saturday 16 November 2013
His country record an innings victory in Tendulkar's 200th and final Test appearance
Friday 15 November 2013
There was to be no fairy-tale century in Tendulkar’s 200th and final Test but he was roared back to the pavilion
Thursday 14 November 2013
The fall of an Indian wicket on home turf is generally greeted with a profound silence. A little past 3.30pm on Thursday afternoon, however, the packed crowd in the Wankhede Stadium here in his home city of Mumbai broke from that norm and erupted in ecstasy when Murali Vijay was dismissed.
Sunday 10 November 2013
This week Sachin Tendulkar will play his 200th and final Test match. Stephen Brenkley marks the milestones
Friday 08 November 2013
Prosecutors have called on judges to uphold the death sentences handed down to the men convicted of the Delhi gang-rape, arguing that a message would be sent to society that "deviant behaviour" would not be tolerated.
Wednesday 06 November 2013
Alongside Kishore Kumar, Mukesh and Mohammad Rafi, Manna Dey, was part of the Bombay-based film industry's pantheon of male playback singers to emerge in the 1950s. Over the course of the next two decades they and female counterparts like Asha Bhosle and Lata Mangeshkar helped create a popular-culture phenomenon. A film industry with greater cultural penetration even than Hollywood, Bollywood crossed the globe with the Indian diaspora. A major factor in its international popularity was its songs.
Thursday 10 October 2013
The batsman will call time on his international career next month when he reaches 200 Tests
Wednesday 09 October 2013
Martin Dwyer is able to put what he described as an "awful" period behind him after a disciplinary panel at the British Horseracing Authority decided not to enforce in Britain the 56-day ban he received in India.
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
- 1 America's 'virgin births'? One in 200 mothers 'became pregnant without having sex'
- 2 North Koreans are gasping for the truth: Let's give it to them
- 3 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 4 Christmas comes early: Justin Bieber is 'retiring from music'
- 5 Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early