Monday, 16 May, 2022
TopicMansur Ali Khan Pataudi

Topic: Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi

New book reveals Pakistan’s captain Asif Iqbal had offered to fix Test against India in 1980

Pradeep Magazine’s book 'Not Just Cricket' cites Tiger Pataudi as saying Iqbal had approached stand-in skipper GR Viswanath with an offer before final Test of 1979-80 series.

Tiger Pataudi: India’s first ‘Muslim star’ who was not afraid to use his name

Remembering Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, a rare Muslim star in an era when India’s secular temper was still evolving. 

The game’s gentleman

Apart from willing athleticism, Mansur Ali Khan Tiger Pataudi brought much more that was unfamiliar to Indian cricket. He brought a sense of aggression, and an intent to win.

On Camera


Pedestrians walk over plastic bags scattered on the pavement along Geeta Colony Setu over the River Yamuna, in New Delhi

Delhi’s ‘lifeline’ Yamuna is drying up. Here’s how govt can combat water crisis

Rather than lurching from one water crisis to another, Jal Board should insure Delhi against water shortages with a policy-based approach. Here’s a model.

Adani forges $10.5-billion deal with Holcim India to buy Ambuja Cement, ACC

Holcim’s sale of its Indian business is expected to close in second half of 2022. Adani Group beat other firms, including JSW Group, to become India's 2nd biggest cement manufacturer.


File photo of Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif speaking in the National Assembly | ANI

India expects ‘nothing dramatic’ from new Pakistan govt, ‘terror must stop for normalisation’

With Shehbaz Sharif government in power now, there's speculation that ties between India and Pakistan, which worsened after Balakot air strike, could see major improvement.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.