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India's controversial godmen

The controversy over Sant Rampal and his army of followers taking the law into their hands has once again thrown the spotlight on the clout that India's godmen possess. Though health, well-being......

India's 10 most controversial gurus

The controversy over Sant Rampal and his army of followers taking the law into their hands has once again thrown the spotlight on the clout that India's godmen possess. Though health, well-being......

Why Natwar Singh's 'disclosures' sound hollow

Natwar Singh's book is un-illuminating, largely self-justificatory, often contradictory, and at times tendentious. He is too preoccupied with depicting himself as a victim of the Congress party's......

Are Sonia and Rahul insecure about Pranab Mukherjee?

Does Pranab Mukherjee want to be 'PM' by office, not just by initials? The very prospect, with memories of the Narasimha Rao years scarred into their memories, scares the Nehru-Gandhis, says T V R......

Did not support bill on tainted MPs, govt is dishonest: Sushma

Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sushma Swaraj on Friday termed as "dishonest" and "mischievous" the government's contention that she had supported the ordinance on convicted lawmakers. In a series of......

How Bt brinjal can kill Indian agriculture

Dr Shiv Chopra, the 75-year-old, Canada-based microbiologist and well known human rights activist, was in India recently in connection with the release of his latest book, Corrupt To The Core -......

Al Gore's amazing $100 million makeover!

Al Gore is a funny guy. And, for his $175,000 speaking fee, he tells this story: after leaving the White House and heading back to Tennessee sans motorcade -- "in a rented Ford Taurus," he sniffs......

The man most CEOs call in a crisis

The 84-year-old founder chairman of Burson-Marsteller practices his PR explaining his firm's presence in China long before it came to India.For over five decades now, Harold Burson is the first man......

Jaswant Singh 'mole' fails to spur on book sales

Despite the initial euphoria, the sales of Jaswant Singh's memoirs A Call to Honour have slid to 40 percent of the initial levels even as the publisher Rupa claims that the book was a runaway......

The scheming US megacorps

Third-world economists (and some from the West) had been saying this for a long time: foreign 'aid' organisations like the World Bank, USAID, and others funnelled money into the coffers of large......

Documentary fever hits NY!

Imagine a documentary that cost about $75,000 grossing $5 million -- and more to come from international runs and DVD and video sales. We are talking about Spellbound. Imagine a $3 million......

WICB reaches out to Gayle again

The reconciliation meeting may have gone completely awry but the West Indies Cricket Board refuses to give up on Chris Gayle even after dropping him from the Test squad for the series against India......
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Pranab Mukherjee's role in deciding Yakub's petition raises fresh questions on powers of President's office

The statues of President Mukherjee and his predecessors at the Rashtrapati Bhavan museum. (Source: Express photo by Renuka Puri) In parliamentary... ...

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Greg Louganis contemplates his fellow Olympian Jenner's journeys

BEVERLY HILLS: Greg Louganis said he was unaware of fellow Olympian Bruce Jenner's gender identity struggle when their paths crossed at the Summer... ...

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The Case Of The Cross-Country Ordeals

Libel, referring to written words, and slander, referring to spoken words, together constitute defamation when published, and which injure or tend... ...

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UN mission in Cyprus renewed for six months by Security Council

The Security Council on Wednesday extended the mandate of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) for six months, until 31... ...

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The President whose legend endured a myriad controversies

"I am completely indigenous," APJ Abdul Kalam told The New York Times in 1998. Nobody could have put it better. Kalam was the embodiment of... ...

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