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Modi strong-willed, effective perhaps autocratic: US Congress report

Voted to power with an absolute majority for the first time in nearly three decades, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, considered as an able administrator, promises "a fresh engagement" with......

Arunachal brings Congress some cheer; wins 42 of 60 seats

Congress retained absolute majority power in Arunachal Pradesh, known as its safest haven by securing 42 seats in the 60-member house and leading in one seat till last report poured in.Congress won......

Naveen Patnaik sweeps Orissa for 4th time, wins absolute majority

In a landslide victory, the Biju Janata Dal on Friday stormed back to power for a record fourth consecutive term in Odisha by securing as two-third majority in the 147-member assembly.......

Egypt erupts in anger against new Prez

Egypt's first democratically elected President Mohammed Morsi's decision to give himself near-absolute powers saw opponents and supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood party clash in one of the worst......

I have power to decide PM's fate: Pak speaker to SC

Pakistan National Assembly Speaker Dr Fehmida Mirza, in her reply to the Supreme Court, has contended that she has absolute power to decide the matter regarding the disqualification or......

Govt's land law revives lost order of sarkar raj

The ordinance has returned near absolute power of discretion in land acquisition, except in tribal areas, into the hands of the bureaucracy yet again Even after the National Democratic......

Why Jaitley is optimistic about investments in India

India is back in the reckoning at the global centre-stage and the huge build-up in positive sentiments among investors should soon start converting into real investment flows on the ground, Finance......

Why FinMin wants taxmen to be cautious while summoning CEOs

Finance Ministry has asked excise and service tax officials to exercise caution while summoning CEOs and top functionaries of large firms or PSUs for probing any revenue cases. Summons should be......

Black money is all about rhetoric, says Mohandas Pai

'Those who draw high salaries, fabulous perks when the business is good should not complain when they are asked to go when the business that they are involved in fails to add value.' '(Arun)......

Walmart India head may meet Sitharaman

The $476-billion retail chain, Walmart, has been seeking a meeting with the government since May but could not make much headway, according to sources. Under pressure from the US, the government......

Anurag Kashyap: Anti-smoking disclaimers make me feel insulted

'No one in this industry could have made Bombay Velvet in less than Rs 300 crore.' 'I made it possible in Rs 90 crore and I want the film to do business of at least Rs 150 crore' Anurag......

Sharmila Tagore: I was an accidental actress

'I kept telling myself I’d quit after every film. I saw myself in my first Hindi film Kashmir Ki Kali and I didn’t like myself. I said, one more film and I’m done.......

'I will miss the voice of Bigg Boss because it followed me everywhere!'

'Maybe they expected more drama, but nothing like that happened,' Renee Dhyani tells Rajul Hegde/ Rediff.com Renee Dhyani, a popular face on MTV, has been eliminated from Bigg Boss 8. A wild card......

Birthday Special: Kamal Haasan's 60 years of excellence

Kamal Haasan, one of the finest actors of his time with a repertoire of films that remain unrivalled, turns 60 today, November 7.  Padma Bhushan Kamal Haasan embarked on his cinematic journey......

'Got to display wide range of emotions in Brother Of Bommali'

'The film is a double hero film. Both Naresh and I are heroes,' Karthika Nair describes her new film.   Karthika Nair is known to be very selective about the films she does. Her last......

Keys fends off thigh injury to eclipse Venus, make semis

'Then one shot in the match, all of a sudden I felt it kind of really get tight. I thought I was close to pulling it' Madison Keys of the United States celebrates winning her quarter-final against......

'AB showing why he's simply the best'

AB de Villiers of South Africa celebrates smashing the fastest ever one-day century off just 31 balls during the 2nd Momentum ODI between South Africa and West Indies. Photograph: Duif du......

No appeal against Sarita Devi's ban: Boxing India to Delhi high court

India boxer Sarita Devi (left) with Sports and Youth Affairs minister Sarbananda Sonowal in Guwahati. Photograph: PTI Boxing India on Monday told the Delhi high court that it cannot appeal against......

Sarita Devi's suspension: Delhi High Court seeks Boxing India's response

India's bronze medallist Laishram Sarita Devi reacts during the medal ceremony at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon in October. Photograph: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters The Delhi high court on Wednesday......

AIBA urged to take lenient view on Sarita Devi: Centre to HC

The Centre told the Delhi High Court that it has written to the International Boxing Association (AIBA) requesting it to revoke the provisional suspension of boxer Laisram Sarita Devi for refusing......

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Farhaan
Q. Lord Acton said...Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely...its 100% true....your views
Farhaan:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/lord-acton-said...power-tends-to-corrupt-and-absolute-power-/28038594/answers/

Sharmila Bose
Q. Today I saw Kejriwal's interview in NDTV.. where he was very uncomfortable with a election fight against Modi..Is he fearing due to experience he had in Jail after the Loksabha election won by Modi.. or he is not confident against Modi?
Sharmila Bose:  A. It can.But if someone gets the power and still keeps his head leveled ( by any means)then he can be a good leader.eg- Barak Obama ( though he...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/today-i-saw-kejriwals-interview-in-ndtv..-where-he-was-very-/28017182/answers/28038615

azamkhan
Q. will the Western pandering of Jewish State as an exceptional state beyond reproach, defying UN resolutions with complete impunity stop ever?
Azamkhan:  A. Kejriwal is not a stamped politician but seems to be a person against corruptions established in every field of our society. He should be given a...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/will-the-western-pandering-of-jewish-state-as-an-exceptional/27947387/answers/28017206

Ramesh Agarwal
Q. JAI SHRI RAM CONGRESS IS SO MUCH FRUSTRATED WITH HER POSITION THAT LIKE BIHAR SHE IS READY TO SUPPORT ANY PARTY WITHOUT MINDING HER IDEOLOGY JUST TO KEEP BJP OUT OF POWER IS IT NOT ACT AGAINST INTEREST OF NATION AND UNETHENIC FOR AN OLD NATIONAL PARTY RULED FOR SO MANY YRS IN THE COUNTRY.
Ramesh Agarwal:  A. IS is the product of regional politics and foreign invasions combined with US and Western powers unchecked diplomatic and financial support for the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/jai-shri-ram-congress-is-so-much-frustrated-with-her-positio/27943679/answers/27947408

Apocalypso
Q. What made BJP to break the alliance in Maharsahtra after 25years of association >Is it no tan overconfidence on the part of Namo and BJP ??
Apocalypso:  A. you are absolutely right, sir they are frustrated and desperate to keep BJP out more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-made-bjp-to-break-the-alliance-in-maharsahtra-after-25y/27936188/answers/27943681

  Web results for Absolute Power
Rs 24,000 Crore for Government from Biggest Share Sale

Mumbai : The government divested 10 per cent stake in the state-run behemoth Coal India Ltd on Friday, in a bumper sale which saw demand from... ...

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Lament for a lost superpower

Getty Chris Gayle and the West Indies have a strong Twenty20 team, but struggle in Test matches. Ive never been much of a one... ...

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A lawyer's take

We take a lot of things for granted online. At the same time, for the most part, we tend to leave our ideals conveniently offline. How rational is... ...

http://www.digit.in/internet/bhairav-acharya-free-speech-and-privacy-in-india-25145.html
Woman dies while celebrating marriage proposal

woman fell off a cliff and died after jumping up in excitement as her boyfriend proposed to her on top of a cliff in the Spanish island of Ibiza,... ...

http://www.24dunia.com/english/headlines/showgroup/20332588.html
Digvijay, Moily Hit Back at Jayanthi

As former Union Minister Jayanthi Natarajan trained her guns on Rahul Gandhi, two senior Congress leaders today rubbished her charge that he... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/news/article/Digvijay-Moily-Hit-Back-at-Jayanthi/879490

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