2011, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 2:30 am (IST)
100 million jobs on the anvil
UPA govt approves draft manufacturing policy
New Delhi, June 9
The UPA government, battling a series of scandals and growing criticism on its inability to handle economic issues, has unveiled a National Manufacturing Policy
(NMP). The policy seeks to create 100 million industrial jobs by 2025.
The Great Master dies away from home
MF Hussain, 95, was in self-imposed exile in London since 2006
London/New Delhi, June 9
Maqbool Fida Hussain, who rose from a Bollywood billboard artist to become India's most celebrated painter worldwide, died in the wee hours today in
London, away from home.
MF Hussain with his painting titled ‘Last Supper’at an exhibition in Mumbai. — AFP
MF HUSSAIN 1915-2011 A tribute
‘He was great... it was stupid to let him go’
As member of the Progressive Artists’ Group, Khanna shared art, laughter and home with
Hussain. His tribute
‘We like to think that we are a tolerant society, we are not. Why they chose to make him a target, we do not know. But, he was not bitter about it, he was so sad that he couldn't come back to the country he so loved.
Controversy’s favourite child
From an exile of art to a refuge in death — Hussain lives on