Rishabh Madhavendra Pratap

  • Teesta - The Tea Shop: A good evening hangout place for students, young office goers 22-03-2015 03:58 PM

    In the busy metro life of Delhi-NCR, a cup of tea is always soothing. Be it after a long drive or just a long walk with someone special on a drizzly evening, everything is incomplete without a good cup of tea or coffee. On one fine evening driving aimlessly with...
  • With natural characters, 'The Forbidden One' by Zaarra Khader is good weekend read 13-03-2015 04:09 PM

    In a perfect mix of emotions 'The Forbidden One' by Zaarra Khader brings out the feelings of those sections of society that have either been socially condoned or not at all addressed as a part of the society. The 10-story-long novel portrayed the society in most appropriate manner it could...
  • Enough of dialogues, let's box out the problems: Mary Kom's special message on Women's Day 08-03-2015 03:32 PM

    New Delhi: When we talk of empowered women, the first name that strikes us is definitely Mary Kom. She might be World Boxing Champion or Olympic Bronze Medalist but the mother of three kids, Mary, today aims gold at Rio Olympic in 2016. Talking to students at IIT Delhi, the...
  • From 'mismanaged' janata durbar to a 'well managed' Kejriwal swearing-in, AAP comes a long way 14-02-2015 10:43 PM

    New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal during his first tenure as Delhi's CM faced huge criticism after the failure of his much publicised 'janata durbar' in January 2014 which saw uncontrollable crowds. Following the chaos, mismanagement and the near-stampede like situation during the darbar, the then Aam Aadmi Party-government decided to take...
  • Called 'anarchists' and 'Naxals', AAP supporters celebrate as Arvind Kejriwal takes over as Delhi CM 14-02-2015 09:17 PM

    New Delhi: The swearing-in ceremony of Arvind Kejriwal as Delhi Chief Minister and his six colleagues as Cabinet Ministers at the Ramlila Maidan brought back the memories of 2011 anti-corruption movement which galvanised the country and led to the Aam Aadmi Party's formation. The crowd that came at the Ramlila...
  • To everyone out there 'Go Vote', says actress Swara Bhaskar 07-02-2015 02:48 PM

    In an interaction with IBNLive.com journalist, Ranjhana fame actress Swara Bhaskar who was in Delhi for casting her vote on Saturday appealed people to come out and vote. ...
  • 'Making India' review: The book is an courageous attempt to explain the modern Indian English literature 30-01-2015 07:45 PM

    It is at times good to find a piece like 'Making India' which gives a broad insight from Historical events that lead to the contemporary developments. The Modern Indian history is an outcome of various happenings that took place in 18th and 19 century and Prof Makarand Paranjape, the author...
  • In pics: The pomp and show of Army Day 2015 16-01-2015 07:39 AM

    The Indian Army celebrated the Army Day on January 15 with pomp and show. The ceremony showcased the strength and valour of the Army in the times of war and peace. ...
  • Pakistan opens unprovoked fire in J&K's Samba, BSF retaliation forces it to raise the white flag 31-12-2014 08:11 PM

    New Delhi/ Jammu: After yet another ceasefire violation by Pakistan Rangers on Wednesday, the strong retaliation by Border Security Force troops forced the former to raise the white flag. Pakistan Rangers suffered four casualties while one BSF soldier was killed in the firing in Samba sector of Jammu and Kashmir....
  • Not '2 minute silence', take strong action against terrorism

    Under the radar |  Rishabh Madhavendra Pratap
    Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan's December 16 strike on Army Public School and College of Peshawar in which 133 school children were massacred has left not only people...

  • Pakistan can avoid India's retaliation only if it stops 'unprovoked aggression', says IG BSF 11-10-2014 09:36 PM

    Jammu/New Delhi: As ceasefire violations along the International Border in Jammu region by Pakistan Rangers enters into its ninth day, IBNLive.com spoke to Border Security Force (BSF) Jammu Region Inspector General Rakesh Kumar Sharma about the reasons that led to the intense exchange of fire between India and Pakistan. Below...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: Indian Coast Guard more prudent after Phailin to deal with storm, says PRO 10-10-2014 07:57 PM

    New Delhi: Cyclone Hudhud, which is fast approaching the Odisha and Andhra Pradesh coastline, has intensified into a severe cyclonic storm on Friday evening and is expected to make a land fall on Sunday. Talking to IBNLive.com about the preparations done by the authorities, Indian Coast Guard PRO Comdt Ajay...
  • Flipkart sends apology mail to customers after its botched 'Big Billion Day Sale' 07-10-2014 08:37 PM

    New Delhi: E-retailer Flipkart's "The Big Billion Day Sale" on Monday started with a roar and ended in a whimper. While many customers failed to log in, others could not book their desired products. A day later, Flipkart admitted that the company was not prepared for the mega rush for...
  • 'Ten Kings' review: Must read, an interesting adaptation of Rig Veda 15-09-2014 05:19 PM

    It is rare to find an interesting story from ancient Indian history. The known author Ashok K Banker in his 340 page historical fiction Ten Kings brings to you an incident from ancient vedic text of Rig Veda which is now regarded as historical fact by scholars, historians and archaeologists....
  • DUSU polls: Sunny day but similar manifestos keep voters away 12-09-2014 08:54 PM

    New Delhi: Even as the four student bodies campaigned intensively ahead of the Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) polls on Friday, it wasn't enough to attract a vast majority of the almost 1 lakh eligible voters of the university to the ballot boxes. The voting to elect the representatives of...
  • 100 days of Modi: An interaction with an auto-driver

    Under the radar |  Rishabh Madhavendra Pratap
    On May 26, 2014 India got its first non-Congress single-party government under our current Prime Minister Narendra Modi. And with all the zeal and enthusiasm...

  • Yes, I am a Hindu and I'm no different from a Muslim sitting next to me

    Under the radar |  Rishabh Madhavendra Pratap
    When Lok Sabha elections are underway, political parties are leaving no stone unturned to assure their victory. Not only political parties but everyone including the...

  • '2 States' - A movie every budding author connects to

    Under the radar |  Rishabh Madhavendra Pratap
    Writers are all same, says a newspaper correspondent who covers books section of a daily in New Delhi. I had my own reservations on this...

  • Are authors losing to scriptwriters?

    Under the radar |  Rishabh Madhavendra Pratap
    '2 States' starring Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt is yet another Bollywood piece based on a bestseller novel hit the screen this Friday. After the...

  • A first time voter's Dilemma and Disgust

    Under the radar |  Rishabh Madhavendra Pratap
    And the 2014 Lok Sabha Election dates are announced... The time when we can choose our 16th National Government. But do we really ...

  • Is the Indian youth actually ready to take over?

    Under the radar |  Rishabh Madhavendra Pratap
    Are you a music freak? Do you listen to songs while travelling or while working on your workstation or reading novels? Have you ever thought...

  • For government and society - "Unnao or Never"

    Under the radar |  Rishabh Madhavendra Pratap
    The much talked about Unnao gold rush caught my attention when I read a News Flash on a TV channel. The flash said there lies...

  • In India about eight to ten crore people are diabetic, estimates Dr Sujeet Jha 30-07-2013 07:44 PM

    The cases of diabetes are growing with a rapid pace in the urban areas of the country. To discuss the growing trend of the deceases we had a talk with Dr. Sujeet Jha, HOD, Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Obesity, Max Healthcare, New Delhi. Graduate from SK Medical College, Muzaffarpur...
  • Sorry KJo, colleges are not what you show

    Under the radar |  Rishabh Madhavendra Pratap
    It was some two years back when I, all set to get admitted to a Delhi University college, left my town in Bihar. That one-night...

  • I smoke for free but it does cost me

    Under the radar |  Rishabh Madhavendra Pratap
    Sometimes I feel whether it is worth to proclaim that I'm not a smoker. Be around my friends and you may face the ...

  • Life after 12th Board exams: beyond medicine & engineering 25-05-2012 11:17 AM

    New Delhi: With Class 12th CBSE results due any time now, IBNLive interacted with a few students who have appeared in the 12th examinations this year and a few ex-students who have been through the grind to get an idea of what today's undergraduates would like to take up as...
  • Cartoon Row: A student's take 14-05-2012 08:48 PM

    It was 2006, the mid of UPA-I tenure, and we moved to Class 9, all enthusiastic about the new subjects. One of the subjects, Social Science, has always been a tough bite for students and Political Science, which comes under it, has always been something interesting. Earlier, we had been...