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When IT Act's Sec 66A was used to muzzle free speech

The Supreme Court of India struck down Section 66A of the IT Act on Tuesday, deeming it 'unconstitutional'. Section 66A prescribed the punishment for sending 'offensive' messages through......

Dumped by Amitabh and Ambani, Amar Singh fights on

After being deserted by people whose battles he fought, Amar Singh is going to have another go at politics, says Aditi Phadnis Amar Singh’s compulsion to play a knight in shining armour has......

Sheela Says: All the Prime Minister-in-Waiting's Men

For the first time ever, the BJP's headquarters for a Lok Sabha election is outside New Delhi. Rediff.com's Sheela Bhatt's fascinating new column where she reveals the ground realities in the......

Sheela Says: All the Prime Minister-in-Waiting's Men

For the first time ever, the BJP's headquarters for a Lok Sabha election is outside New Delhi. Rediff.com's Sheela Bhatt's fascinating new column where she reveals the ground realities in the......

AAP reflects the anger among Indians: Irrfan Khan @ JLF

The Aam Aadmi Party reflects anger, which is among the people of India, said Bollywood star Irrfan Khan at the Jaipur Literature Festival, which kicked off on Friday. The actor was reluctant to......

How Sahara Q Shop is duping investors

There is no end to fraudulent investment schemes in India. In a case possibly not different from the Saradha case in West Bengal where both the central and state government are passing the buck to......

Bachchan magic pays again for Sony

Sony Entertainment Television's (SET's) gamble on airing the fourth season of Kaun Banega Crorepati seems to have paid off, with the final episode drawing record viewership.Kaun Banega Crorepati-4......

Now, downloads get desi

If you are an avid mobile user then you would agree that ABC Astrology, Bollywood, Cricket are the hottest value added services going in India. Add music, and you also know it's time to lap up......

Anil to put Rs 3,000 cr in REL, Capital

Within 24 hours of taking over the reins of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Enterprises Group, the name he has given to his new business empire, Anil Ambani on Sunday announced that he would invest Rs......

'Deven Verma used to be funny, full of laughter'

'I spoke to Deven a couple of times after he shifted residence to Pune. He had changed. He had become quieter, sober. He used to be funny, full of laughter. I did call him a couple of times......

Birthday Special: The Best of Amol Palekar

We celebrate the brilliant actor by looking back at his classic works. In the 1970s, Bollywood was identified with towering superheroes single-handedly taking on mighty villains, rescuing the......

Kangna Ranaut's double role

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Kangna Ranaut, who is currently working on the sequel to Tanu Weds Manu, will be seen in a double role in the film.......

Amitabh Bachchan to take over from Madhuri Dixit

Amitabh Bachchan and Madhuri Dixit are coming together in an unexpected way. The actor is all set to take over as the resident sutradhaar ofthe newly-incepted television channel Life OK. Madhuri,......

Sholay, through the eyes of Salim Khan

One of the most successful screenplay writer duo Salim-Javed came up with many blockbusters in the 1970s. One of them was Ramesh Sippy's Sholay (1975), which went on to become a cult film. Salim......

Rajeev Shukla back as IPL Governing Council chairman

Former Union minister and Congress leader Rajeev Shukla was re-appointed chairman of the powerful IPL Governing Council on Monday, ending a month-long suspense over the selection for the top post......

BCCI committees for 2011-12

Following are the various committees and sub-committees of the Board of Control for Cricket in India for the year 2011-12, selected at its 82nd AGM, in Mumbai, on Monday. Working Committee for......

Jimmy Amarnath to replace Yashpal as selector

From calling the selectors "a bunch of jokers" to being named as the new selector, life has come a full circle for Mohinder Amarnath. The former India all-rounder will replace Yashpal Sharma in the......

Jagdale pips Biswal to become new BCCI joint secretary

The current BCCI joint secretary Sanjay Jagdale is all set to become the new secretary pipping hot favourite Ranjib Biswal as the media release issued by the board confirmed his nomination for......

Indian hockey impasse resolved

The crisis in Indian hockey was resolved on Wednesday after Indian Olympic Association president Suresh Kalmadi brokered a compromise deal between the game's administrators and striking players,......
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The moment you deviate from the existing BJP leadership in Bihar, it would collapse

Nitish Kumar was the finest engineering person who could split the classes further — OBCs into MBCs, Dalits into Mahadalits, says Rudy. In this... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/rajiv-pratap-rudy-the-moment-you-deviate-from-the-existing-bjp-leadership-in-bihar-it-would-collapse/
Govt to take strict action against officers

esh Yadav Government might act tough against a few serving officers who have picked up the cudgel to expose wrong doings in government hinting that... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/lucknow/govt-to-take-strict-action-against-officers.html
Thakur to discontinue ceremonial Guard of Honour

oncern over acute shortage of members of law enforcing agencies in the State, senior IPS officer, Amitabh Thakur, sought to discontinue the... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/lucknow/thakur-to-discontinue-ceremonial-guard-of-honour.html
Sholay Releases In Pakistan 40 Years After Release Fails To Find Any Takers At The Box Office

The classic that opened across the border after 40 years, has left local distributors and exhibitors sighing over a "slow" Friday opening. After... ...

http://www.indiatimes.com/entertainment/bollywood/sholay-releases-in-pakistan-40-years-after-release-fails-to-find-any-takers-at-the-box-office-232012.html
Bureaucrats turn activists in U.P., add to confusion

ureaucrats in Uttar Pradesh are turning over a new leaf. From the executive they are turning into activists. Their efforts are fanned further by... ...

http://www.sunday-guardian.com/news/bureaucrats-turn-activists-in-up-add-to-confusion

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