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'Modi has come to Benares to forward the Hindutva agenda'

'Benares has always encouraged healthy debate where disagreement and dissent was never frowned upon. Today, the people are faced with a situation where a political opponent is not being allowed to......

Varanasi's Muslims: Split between neta and ajooba

Although Muslims in Varanasi are clearly disconcerted by Narendra Modi's Hindutva agenda and are fearful of the future, they believe his emergence on the national political stage will not disturb......

Modi is the hero, mobile phone is the heroine in UP

'Narendra Modi is single-handedly changing the formula to win elections. With money, human resources, mobile technology, the Internet, advance planning and tremendous confidence, he has spread his......

Turbulence strikes Varanasi's Muslims

"Our only solace is that Modi will win Varanasi, but there will be a by-election here. Modi will not be able to cobble 272 seats to become prime minister so he will remain the chief minister of......

Rashid Alvi writes to Sonia; wants to take on Modi in Varanasi

Senior Congress leader Rashid Alvi on Monday joined the party men who have offered to contest against Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi from Varanasi Lok......

The rise and fall of Benarasi silk trade

We're drifting on the Ganga in a little boat listening to Pullu, our boatman, wax eloquent about Benarasi silk. "Connoisseurs can always tell when a woman is wearing a Benarasi silk sari," says he,......

Trade cautiously in over 2,000 stocks: BSE

As part of their surveillance mechanism and to safeguard the interest of investors, leading bourses BSE and NSE have suggested extra due diligence in trading of illiquid stocks. As per directions......

Indian-American appointed to key IT post

The Obama Administration has appointed Indian-American to a key IT position, making him head of an agency that facilitates the sharing and access of terrorism-related information within various......

GP Birla dies at 87

Industrialist Ganga Prasad Birla diedon Fridaynight at 87 after a prolonged illness. His Rs 5,000-crore business included companies like Hindustan Motors, Orient Paper and Industries, Hyderabad......

Wanted: Indian chefs

Indian restaurants have become a prominent feature of the British culinary landscape over the past 50 years. Most small towns boast a curry or balti house, with a menu adapted for a western palate......

Review: Raanjhanaa shines with Dhanush and Rahman's score

Raanjhanaa isn't easy viewing but works thanks to Dhanush's powerful performance and A R Rahman's score, writes Sukanya Verma.‘When a man loves a woman, can’t keep his mind on nothing......

How Does Agneepath Music Compare With Original?

Remakes come with a certain baggage. Of, at any rate, matching the standards and aesthetics if not beating the impact of the original. After Shah Rukh Khan in Farhan Akhtar's Don, it's......

Review: Pappu Can't Dance Saala is average

Preeti Arora feels that Pappu Can't Dance Saala is an honest effort as compared to the recent flood of no-brainers.Welcome back Mr Nave Do-gooder. Not that you've been away for long. Especially Mr......

Review: Bobby lets Yamla Pagla Deewana down

Raja Sen reviews Yamla Pagla Deewana. Post YOUR reviews here!There is a scene in Yamla Pagla Deewana where Sunny Deol wears an Incredible Hulk tee-shirt. This is symptomatic of the film's biggest,......

Goodbye, Mankada Ravi Varma

Shobha Warrier pays tribute toworld renowned cinematographer Mankada Ravi Varma.The setting was almost like an Adoor or Aravindan film; a small balcony with branches from trees falling onto it and......
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  People speak for benares

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Viswarupa Vallabhuria
Q. Does not the Weavers of Benares know that their problem is not communal but the universal problem of weavers be in Tamilnadu or Andhra or Maharashtra or the political leaders of Varanasi are so ignorant of an all India crisis of weavers?
Viswarupa Vallabhuria:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/does-not-the-weavers-of-benares-know-that-their-problem-is-n/27424734/answers/

truth exposed
Q. what is meant by Ganga-Jamuni Tahzeeb?
Truth Exposed:  A. they may be knowing it, or will understand shortly more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-meant-by-ganga-jamuni-tahzeeb/25484618/answers/27424738

Prasoon Sinha
Q. Which city is known as the Manchester of Hindustan ?
Prasoon Sinha:  A. A euphemism for the mutually participatory co-existence of Hindu and Muslim culture of Northern India.This term is used for the culture of the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-city-is-known-as-the-manchester-of-hindustan-/23140684/answers/25484641

Ravindra Yadav
Q. What do you like in UP the most ?
Ravindra Yadav:  A. Is it Benares? more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-do-you-like-in-up-the-most-/22673388/answers/23140697

  Web results for Benares
Jaitley's maiden speech could have been much shorter

Don't think we should be satisfied with this budget, says Jaitley "I don't think I should be satisfied. We have to take India back to growth rate... ...

http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/economy/budget-2014-jaitleys-maiden-speech-could-have-been-much-shorter_1124028.html
Sensex plunges 234 pts; market snubs NDA Budget so far

The market is just unimpressed by the NDA government's maiden Budget presentation. The government's decision not to repeal retrospective tax has... ...

http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/local-markets/live-market-updates-sensex-plunges-234-pts-market-snubs-nda-budget-so-far_1123827.html
Hospitality sector stocks exhibit mixed trend

The Economic Survey has noted that India has the second fastest growing services sector with a CAGR of 9%, second only to China. With the size of... ...

http://www.sify.com/finance/hospitality-sector-stocks-exhibit-mixed-trend-news-equity-ohjo14gbfhhei.html
Richa Chadha has a little lamb

Prev By The Hitlist Team | Posted 2 hours ago Richa Chadha, who has done a cameo in the film, Ghoomketu, essays a character which has a... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/richa-chadha-has-a-little-lamb/15421158
Teaching in tongues

First, there is a peculiar choice we have forced on students that access to good English often requires going to an English medium school; the... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/teaching-in-tongues/

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