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The tragedy of being Irom Sharmila

Irom Sharmila, the iconic activist who had not eaten a morsel for 16 years in protest against alleged army atrocities in Manipur, ended her epic fast on Tuesday. After 16 long years, she is ready......

Men who were HANGED for their deeds

1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon was hanged at the Nagpur Central Jail following a day of intense court room action and an unprecedented night-long legal proceeding that saw the Supreme......

Playing the alliance game

Nobody should be surprised if the Congress-led alliance at the Centre now makes favourable policy overtures to Naveen Patnaik also, like it has done for Nitish Kumar and Mamata Banerjee, in the......

The tragedy of being Irom Sharmila

The Iron Lady of Manipur, who has been on hunger strike for 11 years against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act, is an ordinary woman fighting an extraordinary struggle, finds Sumit Bhattacharya.......

Manipur blockade: Why you haven't heard the last of it

On November 29, after 121 days, the economic blockade and counter blockade of Manipur – by two 'rival' tribal groups, the first one lasting from midnight July 31 to October 31, and the second......

NITI Aayog: A mix of old and new?

The NITI Aayog will surely continue to both formulate plans and engage with the states, says AK Bhattacharya. The Planning Commission has been abolished. A new body in its place has been set up -......

Jaitley must focus on fiscal consolidation to sustain growth

The FM should channel savings from lower revenue expenditure to additional capital spending, says AK Bhattacharya. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had surprised many experts and analysts by......

How Pranab will be remembered as finance minister

While Indira Gandhi was Mr Mukherjee's political mentor, Dr Singh's equation with him was different, writes AK Bhattacharya. How will Pranab Mukherjee be remembered as a finance minister?......

Modi@2: Has the economy improved?

One, the Modi government must learn the art of expectations management; Two, it must recognise the increasing power of the states, states AK Bhattacharya, Editor, Business Standard The Narendra......

Budget 2016: 6 takeaways, 1 lesson

  Budget was a master stroke because by sticking to these numbers Mr Jaitley addressed the concerns of the most vocal and influential sections, says AK Bhattacharya, Editor, Business Standard......

'Paheli is a simple, loveable film'

Think of Amol Palekar and you immediately visualise a Hrishikesh Mukherjee/Basu Bhattacharya worldwith Utpal Dutt and soothing music. But as Palekar keeps reminding you, he is an "actor by......

Meet the Latecomers of Bollywood!

It's never too late to start your career in Bollywood. Age is no bar for actor. Some like Rishi Kapoor, Padmini Kolhapure and Alia Bhatt began their career in Bollywood so early, they......

'Rahim Chacha' takes final bow two years short of 100

Once hailed as the 'uncrowned king of theatre', Hangal was not very keen to join films but ended up playing roles of the loving father or grandfather and doting servant of Bollywood with elan. He......

'A bad patch can't be for 2-3 yrs'

Readers respond to former India cricketers' comments on Sourav Ganguly.------------------RiteshGive the guy a break!!!!He is not god but only human who has, by all means, surpassed expectations as......

Readers wishes to John Wright

Name:Arun Ramanan Message:Wish you happy and great life and a long sting with the Indian time and helping them achive great heights. May God allways be with you. Name:Arun Ramanan Message:Wish you......
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Odd-even 3.0 faces bus shortage challenge

Delhi government's inability to decide on the size of buses required for its roads has stalled plans of adding buses to the depleting Delhi... ...

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Step-Up Combat to Change the Policy Trajectory

THE 15th conference of CITU started with great enthusiasm at Comrade Samar Mukherjee Nagar in Puri at 10.00 am on November 26, 2016. AK... ...

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SBI chief conducts CSR activities

sidelines of her attending the Make in Odisha Conclave, SBI Chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya visited the bank's Local Head Office here and... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/bhubaneswar/sbi-chief-conducts-csr-activities.html
Theyve one foot in grave, still death keeps them waiting

i can barely get up and walk without the support of walls, neither he can see anything from a little distance. The 80-year-old death-row convict... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/todays-newspaper/theyve-one-foot-in-grave-still-death-keeps-them-waiting.html
Bokakhat win sub jr ID football title

SD Maheshwari, GM (Finance), NRL handing over the Satindra Mohan Dev Trophy to the victorious Bokakhat team at NRL Township in Numaligarh, on... ...

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