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'Only Brahmins can defeat Brahminism'

'To all those then who talk about ending Brahminical hegemony, my advice is: Get the Brahmins on your side,' says Syed Firdaus Ashraf. IMAGE: Dalits block a highway during the Maharashtra bandh,......

10 times BJP leaders turned offensive

Syed Firdaus Ashraf lists 10 instances when the BJP didn't pull its punches. The storm over Mani Shankar Aiyar's remark calling Narendra D Modi 'neech kism ka aadmi' (a vile man), has not blown......

Rahul is a Hindu, so is Zakir Naik, and Amit Shah

Syed Firdaus Ashraf on the futility of the 'Who is a Hindu?' debate. Some people are young and immature, and grow up later in life. Some people refuse to grow up -- and I fall in this category I......

Why Communism will never die

On November 7, which marks 100 years of the Russian Revolution, Syed Firdaus Ashraf recalls a conversation he once had on Communism. November 7, 2017 marks the centenary of the Bolshevik......

Ram Rahim and that migrant in Mumbai

An unemployed migrant becomes a much sought after Baba right before Syed Firdaus Ashraf's eyes. When I was a child, a man often dropped in at my parents' home. This guest had a unique sense of......

'Sandwich' and the quest for a Rs 500 note

Syed Firdaus Ashraf recounts his mission to withdraw Rs 500 notes from the bank.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Mission: To withdraw Rs 500 notes. Accessories: Water bottle and chocolate......

The foot soldiers of Modi's cashless India

As Narendra Modi and his ministers vigorously campaign for a shift to a cashless society, Rediff.com's Syed Firdaus Ashraf reports on what is happening on the ground. IMAGE: Lakhbir Singh Dogra,......

Waiting at the bank at 3 am!

Indians waiting patiently in serpentine queues outside Mumbai banks tell Rediff.com's Syed Firdaus Ashraf they back Modi's move and are ready to suffer for the larger good of the country. The War......

Marie Antoinette and Paytm in Modi's India

Day 2: Syed Firdaus Ashraf attempts to deposit Rs 500, 1,000 notes in his bank account. The War on Big Notes Day 1: 'Modi will suffer for this in the next elections' Day 2 Mission: To deposit......

'Modi will suffer for this in the next elections'

Rediff.com's Syed Firdaus Ashraf arrived at the bank on Thursday morning to withdraw cash, a day after high denomination notes were withdrawn, and encounters a veritable battlefield inside.......

Padmavati trailer: It's outstanding but...

... Why care for the truth when the legend so interesting, says Syed Firdaus Ashraf. Did Rani Padmavati ever actually encounter Alauddin Khilji?  Just like the quote 'Let them eat cake (if......

Judwaa 2 trailer: Can Varun outdo Salman?

Varun Dhawan excels in the Judwaa 2 trailer, raves Syed Firdaus Ashraf. Old is gold may not find favour with millennials, but director David Dhawan doesn't think so. Why else would he, 20 years......

Bhoomi: The trailer says it all!

Syed Firdaus Ashraf feels director Omung Kumar shares too much in the trailer of his upcoming film, Bhoomi. Sometimes, when you watch a Hindi film interval onwards, you can correctly guess the......

A lungi, Anil Kapoor and the story of the Internet

Interviewing Anil Kapoor, Syed Firdaus Ashraf discovered early, is a real pleasure.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com "Why don't you interview Anil Kapoor?" the editor asked one afternoon. I was......

Mubarakan trailer review: Anil Kapoor rocks

One Anil Kapoor, says Syed Firdaus Ashraf, seems more entertaining than two Arjun Kapoors! In 1994, a well-known movie critic reviewed Jai-Kishen, which featured Akshay Kumar in a double role.......
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'TOP is a good scheme'

'These three commodities have been chosen very well.''It is up to the state governments and central government to see how it is implemented.''The... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/interview/pot-is-a-good-scheme/20180212.htm
'Even with 5 lakh coverage, people will have a tough time'

'If you look at household hospitalisation compensation, then you will find only one-third is hospitalisation. Two-thirds is outpatient.''Even if... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/interview/modicare-rs-5-lakhs-may-not-be-enough/20180213.htm
'There's something extremely fishy in the Rafale deal'

'There is no secrecy clause to the price (of the aircraft).''There can be secrecy on the capability of the nuclear payload of aircraft and things... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/interview/theres-something-extremely-fishy-in-the-rafale-deal/20180208.htm
'No way. Modicare is not the same as Obamacare'

'The government is abdicating its responsibility on healthcare''Just to start this scheme, it will take a minimum till October 2018 and elections... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/report/no-way-modicare-is-not-the-same-as-obamacare/20180205.htm
'Every farmer in India will oppose the BJP'

'Four years into his tenure and Modi still has no idea what is wrong with the agriculture sector!' IMAGE: Farmers plant saplings in a paddy field... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/interview/every-farmer-in-india-will-oppose-the-bjp/20180201.htm

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