We invite readers to voice their views on issues that concern us all. Have you posted your views yet?
|November 26, 2009|
|Does pregnancy harm a woman's career?|
A majority of working women believe that raising a family harmed their careers and interfered in climbing up the corporate ladder, according to a new survey.
|November 03, 2009|
|The moustache: Mousy or macho? Tell us|
So all you men out there, tell us what you think of sporting a moustache or not, and why. And ladies, do tell us whether you prefer men with them or without.
|October 27, 2009|
|Are you being followed? Dealing with stalkers|
A young girl lost her life in South Delhi two days ago at the hands of a jilted admirer. We invite readers share their experiences and opinions on how to deal with stalkers and jilted lovers.
|October 16, 2009|
|Will you do an MA in Karunanidhi?|
The University of Madras has announced that the institution will offer a masters course in Kalaignar (Karunanidhi) Thoughts.
|September 18, 2009|
|Should Shashi Tharoor sign out of Twitter?|
Tharoor has nearly 175,000 followers on Twitter. An account that he started when he launched his election campaign now may now cost him dear as voices urging him to log off Twitter keep getting louder by the day.
|September 03, 2009|
|Pay tribute to YSR|
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy has been killed in a helicopter crash in the dense Nallamalla forest, authorities confirmed on Thursday morning.
Poll: Are women more likely to cheat in a relationship?
And you thought men do all the 'goofing around' when the topic of long-term relationships arises -- a new shocking UK poll has found that women are more likely to cheat on their partners than men.
|September 01, 2009|
|Poll: Do you still use gifts from your ex?|
Actress Jennifer Aniston was in the news yesterday for having worn a very valuable watch gifted to her by ex-boyfriend John Mayer when they were together. If you were in Jen's place, would you continue to use a gift from an ex?
|August 17, 2009|
|Is Dravid's ODI recall the way forward?|
The selection of the Indian team for the tri-series in Sri Lanka and ICC Champions Trophy has opened a Pandora's box. But one big question that needs to be asked here is: does Dravid form a part of the selectors' vision for the 2011 World Cup? Is he just filling in as a temporary replacement for a year or so till the youngsters get settled?
|August 12, 2009|
|Is India ready for the Chinese threat?|
India's Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Sureesh Mehta set the cat amongst the pigeons recently when he hinted in a speech that India could not match China military force.
|August 04, 2009|
|Kicking daughter-in-law not cruelty: SC|
A husband and his relatives cannot be prosecuted for 'cruelty' towards wife merely because the mother-in-law or other family members had kicked her or for that matter threatened her with divorce, the Supreme Court has held.
Should Indian cricketers sign the WADA code?
So, what's the solution to the latest controversy to hit Indian cricket? Are the Indian players and BCCI are right in not signing the anti-doping code? Should the players fall in line and sign up for the clause like all the other top athletes around the world?
|July 09, 2009|
|Have you encountered Sunny?|
If you have ever encountered the batting legend during one of his many tours, tell us about your experience and your interaction with him.
Happy Birthday, Sunil
Batting legend Sunil Gavaskar turns 60 on Friday, July 10. Join us in wishing him on the occasion.
|July 02, 2009|
|Share your water woes!|
Share your water woes with rediff.com and tell us how the water crisis has affected your everyday life. Also suggest ways in which the government can deal with the impending water emergency and the threat of a failed monsoon.
|June 26, 2009|
|What is about MJ and Indians?|
For many in India, English music was Michael Jackson.
Share your memories of MJ
Just one glimpse of his videos or seeing him on stage was enough to make the jaw drop. Such was his magic. What did Michael Jackson and his music mean to you? Share your memories of the legend with us.
|June 21, 2009|
Ace Indian women's shuttler Saina Nehwal wrote a new chapter in badminton history when she won the Indonesian Open Super Series in Jakarta on Sunday. The 19-year-old World junior champion beat China's world No 3 Wang Lin 12-21, 21-18, 21-9 to become the first Indian to win a Super Series event.
|June 01, 2009|
|Would you consider marrying for money?|
With times as tough as they've been of late, financial worries are taking a toll on other aspects of our lives, especially relationships. What are your views on marrying for money?
|March 30, 2009|
|Did Team India underestimate the Kiwis in Napier?|
Do you think India underestimated New Zealand in the second Test in Napier? Or were they just complacent, rather over-confident, after winning the first Test inside four days. Tell us.
|March 22, 2009|
|Was it right to move the IPL out of India?|
Do you think the BCCI did the sensible thing by shifting the tournament out of India? Or was the Home Ministry right by not taking chances and not allowing the IPL to be held in middle of the elections?
|March 04, 2009|
|Will the IPL survive Lahore attack?|
Should the government, in the interests of security, insist that the IPL not be held on schedule? Should IPL chief Lalit Modi postpone the tournament to a more conducive moment? Can he?
|February 10, 2009|
|Who should replace Scolari at Chelsea?|
Chelsea have begun the search for Luiz Felipe Scolari's replacement, and Dutchman Frank Rijkaard appears a leading contender. Rijkaard's fellow-Dutchman Guus Hiddink is also regarded as a prime target for Chelsea, although the Russia coach appeared to distance himself from the job on Monday.
|February 01, 2009|
Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi won the mixed doubles title at the Australian Open, beating the French-Israeli pair of Nathalie Dechy and Andy Ram 6-3, 6-1 in the final in Melbourne on Sunday afternoon. The ace Indian duo thus made up for the disappointment of last year when they were beaten by Tiantian Sun and Nenad Zimonjic in the final.
|January 30, 2009|
Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi moved through to the Australian Open mixed doubles final after a comfortable 6-4, 6-1 win over the Czech Republic's Iveta Benesova and Lukas Dlouhy in Melbourne on Friday.
|January 29, 2009|
|Have the Padma awards lost their sheen?|
Does the fact that Olympic medallists Sushil Kumar and Vijender Kumar were overlooked raise questions about the fairness of the selection process? Do Bollywood stars like Akshay Kumar and Aishwarya Rai deserve Padma Shris, considering the foremost criterion for the award is public service? Have the awards become irrelevant?
|January 23, 2009|
|Wish PM Manmohan Singh a speedy recovery|
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, where a by-pass surgery will be performed on him on Saturday.The PM had previously complained of uneasiness and chest pain. He underwent an angiography at AIIMS on Wednesday. According to a reliable source close to him, the prime minister's heart has three blockages. It has been found that one old blockage has reoccurred & two new blockages in his coronary arteries have been found.
|January 13, 2009|
|Are you too busy for love?|
Actress Sadie Frost is too busy to spare a thought for dating or love. Do you find yourself sailing in that boat? Are you too busy to bother about love?
|December 29, 2008|
|Can democracy take on terrorism? Tell us!|
In view of the increasing number of ruthless terror attacks across India and the war rhetoric between India and Pakistan, do you think that democracy, not war, is the only way to answer terrorism? Tell us!
|December 12, 2008|
|Wish B K S Iyengar on his 90th birthday!|
BKS Iyengar, renowned Yoga Guru and founder of Iyengar Yoga, turns 90 on December 14.Iyenger, who runs the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute in Pune, has been practicing yoga for over 75 years. He is widely credited for popularising yoga across the world.
|December 02, 2008|
|How do YOU plan to make a difference?|
Everybody is raging over the terror strikes that have rocked Mumbai, particularly the youth. Tell us how YOU are going to make a difference!
|November 29, 2008|
|Wish Our Heroes in Uniform!|
At this emotional moment, rediff.com pays tribute to our Heroes in Uniform. Come, join us, in celebrating our Real Life Heroes.
|November 12, 2008|
|Would you pay for a plastic bag?|
The mayor of New York Michael Bloomberg has proposed charging six cents for every plastic shopping bag issued at the cash register. Should India have a similar policy?
|November 06, 2008|
|Share your memories of Sourav|
India's most successful captain Sourav Ganguly is set to bid farewell to the international game at the end of the ongoing fourth Test against the Aussies at Nagpur. The left-hander walked in to bat at the fall of VVS Laxman's wicket in India's first innings on Thursday afternoon.
Say goodbye to Ganguly
India's most successful captain Sourav Ganguly is set to bid farewell to the international game at the end of the ongoing Test against the Aussies at Nagpur.
|November 03, 2008|
|Share your memories of Anil Kumble|
Share your memories of Anil Kumble - your meetings with him, your encounters in public spaces, your anecdotes, photos, even videos. Tell us.
|October 23, 2008|
|Is this the end of low-cost flying in India? Tell us!|
Even low cost carriers IndiGo, Paramount Airways are now in talks to join the Jet Airways-Kingfisher Airlines alliance to cut costs. After Kingfisher took over Air Deccan, fares have gone up steadily. Other low cost carriers have also hiked fares.
|October 17, 2008|
|Congratulate Sachin Tendulkar|
India's ace batsman Sachin Tendulkar became the highest Test-run scorer in Mohali on Friday when he scored 15 runs in the first innings of the second Test against Australia.
|October 16, 2008|
|Are you afraid you may lose your job?|
The global recession is taking a toll and the tremors are being felt in India as well. On Wednesday, Jet Airways sacked 1,900 employees, many others are likely to follow suit.
|October 11, 2008|
|Wish Amitabh a speedy recovery!|
It's time once again for fans and well-wishers all over to wish our most beloved superstar Amitabh Bachchan a speedy recovery
|October 10, 2008|
|Is your money in banks safe?|
There are rumours that ICICI Bank is in trouble, with reports that people are rushing to withdraw their savings. The bank, and finance minister P Chidambaram, both attest ICICI is safe and all banks have enough liquidity. What is your money strategy in these troubled times?
|October 07, 2008|
|How has the financial crisis affected you?|
Even as the business world is reeling at the amount of money that has been lost, the real tragedy is being enacted in the homes, hearts and minds of the individual victims – the hundreds and thousands of people whose financial ability has been decimated, whose glowing future is suddenly unclear.
Beginning of the end for Fab Four?
Is Sourav Ganguly's retirement the beginning of the end for India's 'Fab Four'? If so, does India have the reserves to make up for their absence in the near future?
|August 27, 2008|
|Should music be banned in cars?|
Do you think listening to music in vehicles should be banned? Or should other cities too impose a similar ban? Tell us!
|August 20, 2008|
|Single agency should tackle terrorism: Kalam |
Advocating a national campaign to eliminate terrorism from the country, former President APJ Abdul Kalam has suggested a single agency for gathering and dissemination of intelligence.
|August 13, 2008|
|Sania-Sunitha crash out of Olympics doubles |
A half-fit Sania Mirza and rookie Sunitha Rao tried every tricks in the book but still could not avert a defeat against top seeded Russian duo of Svetlana Kuznetsova and Dinara Safina in the second round of the women's doubles tennis event of the Beijing Olympics on Wednesday night.
Share your Raksha Bandhan mis-adventures!
Often close friendships might take an uncertain turn when a close pal decides to take your relationship to the next level -- the brother-sister level. How do you dela with the situation if you feel more romantically inclined?
|July 30, 2008|
|Pay your tribute to Ishmeet Singh|
The budding career of talented singer Ishmeet Singh was cut short when he died in a tragic accident in the Maldives on July 29.
|July 25, 2008|
|Wish Somnath on his birthday!|
Today, as the Speaker turns 79, show your appreciation for his principled stand in the face of adversity by wishing him on the occasion. Click here to send your wishes!
|July 23, 2008|
|Is Shah Rukh selfish?|
SRK has been accused of spurning some of his closest friends, including Salman Khan.
Happy Birthday, Himesh!
We celebrate the singer-turned actor's birthday by asking readers to send it their favourite Himesh songs.
|July 17, 2008|
|Guru Purnima: What did you learn from your guru?|
The guru-shishya tradition has been an important part of our education system for centuries. What did you gain/learn from your guru-shishya relationship? We would like to know about it.
|July 01, 2008|
|Share your rain experiences|
If you have dared to venture out in this unfriendly weather, share your rain experiences with us. Tell us which parts of the city have been the worst hit.
|June 25, 2008|
|The worst date ever? Tell us!|
While a lucky few meet that special someone on their first outing, others have to suffer through lack-lustre conversation only to end the night bored and worse, disillusioned. Tell us your dating disaster!
|June 20, 2008|
|What do you think of Bill Gates? Tell us|
We would like you to share with us your experience of working with or meeting him. We would also like you share with our readers any photograph that you may with him. You can also write in your views on Bill Gates to us.
|June 12, 2008|
|High heels: Very sexy, even more unhealthy?|
The next time you wear high heels to look taller, just give a second thought -- the fancy footwear could cause permanent damage to you, a new study has claimed.
|June 09, 2008|
|What is your forecast for the markets?|
Rising crude prices and weakening global markets on Monday pulled down the benchmark index below 15,000 mark with the market dipping over 700 points due to heavy selling.
|June 04, 2008|
|What's the lowest you ever paid for petrol?|
The prices of petrol and diesel have been constantly rising, pushing up the price of every commodity. Today, petrol costs almost Rs 56 a litre and diesel Rs 40 per litre (in Mumbai), having been increased by Rs 5 and Rs 3, respectively, on Wednesday.
Will you vote for Sanjay Dutt?
Do you welcome Dutt's decision? Do you think our very own Munnabhai will bring a smile to our faces with his jaadoo ki jhappis?
'I was scammed by my cellphone service provider'
A Get Ahead reader complains about the unfair practices of his cellular service provider. We share his story and invite readers to discuss their experiences.
|June 02, 2008|
|Has social networking ever landed you in hot water?|
A British family's home has been trashed after their teenage daughter posted an open invitation to her birthday bash on social networking sites. We invite readers to share similar networking-related experiences with us.
|May 27, 2008|
|Will <I>Sarkar Raj</I> mark RGV's return?|
Now, with his latest film Sarkar Raj, starring Amitabh Bachchan, his son Abhishek and daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai, nearing release, we can't help but think that this is the film that would either make or break Ram Gopal Varma's career.
|May 23, 2008|
|How do you cope with a jealous lover?|
A Mumbai youngster was brutally murdered by an actress and her possessive naval officer boyfriend. We invite readers to comment on jealousy and aggression in relationships.
|May 20, 2008|
|Worst reality TV shows?|
From Rakhi Sawant's antics to bickerings behind the scenes and sometimes right before your eyes, reality shows are here to stay. But more doesn't necessarily mean better. While we do not want to name names, you can. Which are the worst reality TV shows?
Worst Bollywood film ever?
Last year itself we've seen some really big doozies like No Smoking, Saawariya and Jhoom Barabar Jhoom, to mention a few. The question is which is your least favourite film?
|May 19, 2008|
|Are you happy with your appraisal? Tell us|
Are you happy with your appraisal this year? If you aren't satisfied with your increment, are you planning to ask your employer for more? Are you threatening to resign or have you already received an offer letter from your company's competitors? What's your next step post-appraisal?
|May 14, 2008|
|Wish Madhuri Dixit!|
Madhuri Dixit, who has mesmerised viewers for years, will remain in our hearts even if she doesn't make a comeback to the movies any time soon. Today, the woman with the dazzling smile turns 41.
You have a bad credit history, so no loan for you
Did your bank ever reject your loan application because you were reported falsely for having bad credit history? Tell us.
|April 25, 2008|
|Price rise: Is the UPA govt to blame?|
The BJP-led National Democratic Alliance on Thursday formed a human chain in Parliament complex to protest price rise while its leader L K Advani asked the government to quit and go for elections if it was unable to control inflation.
Are you looking for summer recruits?
Are you or your company on the look-out for summer recruits? Put up your job postings here!
|April 23, 2008|
|Wish Tendulkar on his birthday|
Sachin Tendulkar turns 35 on Thursday. Join rediff.com in greeting the Mumbai batsman on his birthday. May the year ahead be full of runs and success.
|April 11, 2008|
|How are you coping with price rise?|
All over, families are devising ways and means of beating inflation. From skipping fruits to cutting down on quantity to keeping some things off the family table, it's a tough call that's before us. How are you coping with price rise?
Price rise: Who is to be blamed?
Inflation has surged to over three-year high of 7.41 per cent due to rising prices of fruits and vegetables, pulses, cereals and manufactured items.
|April 10, 2008|
|Job quota for Maharashtrians? Tell us|
Two months after targetting north Indian migrants, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena leader Raj Thackeray has raked up son-of-the soil issue demanding 80 per cent job reservation for Marathi-speaking locals in private sector.
|April 09, 2008|
|Is the IPL right in barring websites?|
Do you think it is a right move by the BCCI to forcibly stop internet websites from reporting on cricket matches? What are your thoughts on the IPL's latest move? Tell us.
|April 02, 2008|
|Should Aamir, Saif carry the Olympic torch?|
Though we're not saying the actors were right or wrong, we would like to know from you, dear readers, what you feel about the actors' support for the Beijing Olympics games? Tell us!
|April 01, 2008|
|Funniest moments in movies?|
Tell us your funniest moments in movies. After all, isn't April Fool's Day a day of laughter and fun!
Wish Ajay Devgan!
Join rediff.com in wishing Ajay Devgan on his birthday. The actor turns 39.
|March 25, 2008|
|Should government schools teach in English?|
The Congress general secretary, who kicked off his five-day tour of Karnataka on Tuesday, said students from poor families should be provided English medium education as it would help their future. Do you agree with Rahul's assessment? Should English be made the medium of instruction in government schools? Tell us!
Which actor should retire?
Which actor or actress would you advise, dear reader, to try a different career? Have your say!
|March 17, 2008|
|Who's your Bollywood cover girl?|
Who do you think makes the best combination: who is the most saleable, most attractive, most unique and interesting actress you'd put on the cover to make audiences buy it?
|March 14, 2008|
|Who is Bollywood's most underrated?|
Performers like Kay Kay Menon, Ranvir Sheorey, Pankaj Kapoor, Konkana Sensharma, Vinay Pathak, Zakir Hussain, Pawan Malhotra and the fantastic Irrfan Khan come to mind. But this is your decision.
|March 13, 2008|
|Wish Aamir Khan!|
Still fit and fresh-faced enough to pass for a college student, the last year has seen the versatile Aamir now maturing into a full-fledged director -- while remaining one of the country's most sought-after and selective stars. Join rediff.com in wishing the superstar a very happy birthday.
|March 10, 2008|
|Are new IPO rules good? Tell us|
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) is planning to reduce the time gap between opening of an issue and the listing of securities on the bourse and make the registration norms for foreign institutional investors (FIIs) more flexible.
Will Indian hockey regain lost glory?
What do you think has been the problem with Indian hockey in recent years? And will Indian hockey ever be able to regain lost glory? Tell us!
Readerspeak:'Women are superior to men!'
Last week, we asked readers whether Women's Day should be celebrated if both sexes are considered equal. here are some interesting responses!
|March 04, 2008|
|How do you save on taxes? Tell us!|
Investing money for saving tax is an art. How do you save on taxes? Tell us. The best responses will be published next week, right here on Rediff.com!
|March 02, 2008|
|Congratulate the U-19 World champs|
India won the Under-19 cricket World Cup for the second time when the team, led by Virat Kohli, beat South Africa by 12 runs in a rain-interrupted final in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday night. Shot out for a paltry 159 after being put in by South African skipper Wayne Parnell, the champions of the 2000 edition of the tournament fought back with some tidy bowling to restrict the South Africans.