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I had to leave India to be safe: Amitava Kumar

Writer Amitava Kumar tells Aseem Chhabra about life after he read from The Satanic Verses at the Jaipur Literary Festival. Last week Amitava Kumar -- the New York -based writer and professor of......

Is Tamil Nadu the new Bihar?

If the people of Tamil Nadu stop deifying their leaders and start evaluating them more objectively, the political masters too may change their wayward behaviour, argues Sudhir Bisht. In the 1980s,......

Supreme Court verdict shifts focus to TN floor test

The problem for OPS lies in the fact that most party MLAs believe Sasikala's clan was the force behind their obtaining the party nomination as much as it was Jaya's charisma that won them their......

Tough UP battle makes BJP relook at Ram Janambhoomi

SP-Congress alliance is likely to consolidate Muslim vote in their favour. Archis Mohan reports. With the battle for Uttar Pradesh looking too close to call and a Samajwadi Party (SP) and Congress......

National anthem in courts? No, says Supreme Court, dismisses plea

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a plea of a Bharatiya Janata Party leader and lawyer seeking playing of national anthem in all courts before the start of proceedings. A bench of......

Best investment options? Read this!

Are you always at a loss while planning your finances?Are you aware of the investment options available in the market?How best can you plan your finances? What are the crieria for evaluating an......

Present tension

The millions of people of Indian origin living in North America and Europe face a conundrum this holiday season: what to take, or send home, to relatives in India? Thanks to India's increasingly......

'Soumitra Chatterjee is bigger than a Ray actor'

One of India's greatest actors -- someone who acted in 14 Satyajit Ray films -- doesn't get good movie roles anymore. IMAGE: Soumitra Chatterjee and Madhabi Mukherjee in Satyajit Ray's classic......

'No difference between Godhra & 1984 riots'

Sashi Kumar is a Doordarshan anchor who went on to become a news producer. He has also worked as a journalist for The Hindu, covering West Asia. He set up India's first regional satellite channel,......

Dalmiya re-elected CAB president

Jagmohan Dalmiya was re-elected unopposed as president, while Samajwadi Party General Secretary Amar Singh made it to the Working Committee of the Cricket Association of Bengal at its 73rd Annual......

Haldipur sparkles for Bengal

An unbeaten 79 by Nikhil Haldipur and his 119-run opening wicket partnership with Amitava Chakraborthy (58) helped Bengal reach 207 for three against Tamil Nadu on the rain-interrupted first day of......

Gavaskar, Shukla deny Karnataka victory

Defiant batting by skipper Rohan Gavaskar (64 not out) and Laxmi Ratan Shukla (87), who put on 164 runs for the seventh wicket, helped Bengal deny Karnataka an outright victory in the Ranji Trophy......

Vasco prevail over Tollygunge

Vasco Sports Club staved off a strong second-half fightback to downTollygunge Agramani by a solitary goal and move tosecond place in theseventh National Football League, at the Nehru stadium in......

Mumbai's tail-enders stage fightback

Mumbai's lower-order batsmen effected a fine fightback, enabling the side to reach 248 in their first innings against Railways in the Ranji Trophy Elite Group 'A'match at the Karnail Singh stadium......
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SC to continue hearing in Cauvery water dispute

[India], Aug.24 (ANI): The Supreme Court will on Thursday continue hearing the Cauvery water dispute involving the tussle between Karnataka and... ...

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SC panel to scrutinise 241 anti-Sikh riot cases

FC Bureau City: New Delhi The Supreme Court on Wednesday appointed a supervisory body comprising two former-apex court judges to examine the... ...

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Supreme Court agrees to hear plea to cancel Nitish Kumar#39;s Legislative Council membership

A bench of Justices Justice Dipak Misra, Amitava Roy and A M Khanwilkar said it will look into the matter after petitioner advocate M L Sharma... ...

http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/current-affairs/supreme-court-agrees-to-hear-plea-to-cancel-nitish-kumar39s-legislative-council-membership_9370981.html
Author Amitava Kumar

Fiction and nonfiction, the two conventional genres of literature, are distinct in their narratives, structure and style. But acclaimed writer... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a756921.html
Supreme Court to examine

The Supreme Court today said it would examine whether a decision taken by the Speaker of the House can be subjected to judicial review. The remark... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-is-speaker-s-decision-open-for-judicial-review-sc-to-examine-2498844

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