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Govt must treat Rashtrapati Bhavan with respect

I was flying back from Mumbai to Delhi on 30 January, and Ashok Desai, the former attorney general of India, was in the next seat. I cannot quite recall how the conversation veered around that way......

BJP leaders, ministers attend wedding of Amit Shah's son

Bharatiya Janata Party leaders and ministers were in Ahmedabad to attend the wedding of party president Amit Shah's son Jay, even as the Delhi poll results trickled in. Those present at the wedding......

Of commoners and crows: The genius of R K Laxman

'No one took umbrage at his depictions, and the subjects least of all, because they knew that Laxman had no malice in him.' One had to meet him but once and his ever twinkling eyes blew away any......

BJP has little room or need for others

Narendra Modi's ministry expansion makes disdain clear for others who are supposedly allies, quite unlike the Vajpayee-led National Democratic Alliance. Kavita Chowdhury reports Only one ally of......

MAHA preparations for new Maharashtra CM

A 150-foot-long stage will be set up on the ground between two pavillions. A platform will also be setup for the media to telecast to the swearing-in live It seems that the Maharashtra unit of the......

Economists tell PM to work for high growth, predictable taxes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday picked the brains of leading economists in the first meeting of the newly-constituted NITI Ayog, where they asked the government to work towards high growth,......

PM to seek budget inputs from experts at NITI meeting

In the first meeting of NITI Aayog on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with eminent economists and experts across sectors inviting suggestions on the upcoming budget. Finance......

Of PMs and their pet economists

Economists who get too close to prime ministers eventually come to grief after their boss is defeated, say T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan If you look at the list below, not one of the economists who......

FinMin's new A-team to unveil a big bang Budget?

A new team in the finance ministry is in place. But only time will tell whether it can help Jaitley produce a sterling Budget next February and make amends for the disappointment of his first......

Election adds bounce to sugar demand in India

Namdev Desai, manager of a small restaurant near the ruling Congress party's office in south Mumbai, has stocked up on cold sugary drinks in the past few weeks to quench the thirst of party workers......

'People liked that Amol Palekar wasn't Superman'

'Everybody is concerned only with 100 crore films... If our starting point is going to be "How much money will it make? Will it go into the 100 crore club?" then I am not interested.' Amol Palekar......

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......

10 Last Films of Bollywood's Noted Directors

Ten directors who couldn't see their films reach theatres in their lifetime. Filmmaker Ravi Chopra succumbed to lung cancer last week, leaving behind his yet-unreleased film Banda Yeh Bindaas Hai,......

Review: Mynaa is a beautiful love story

Srikanth Srinivasa says Kannada film Mynaa is worth a watch for those who are in love. Director Nagshekar has gone one step further from his earlier venture Sanju Weds Geetha to make his new film......

Sakhi: Good one-time watch

Marathi film, Sakhi,has a lot of talent -- from writers Gautam Rajadhyksha and Yogesh Khadikarto director Sanjay Surkar -- and solid support from producersLata Narvekar and Bharati Aachrekar.......

IPL 8 Auction: No takers for these players!

Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene The Players' Auction for the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League saw cash being splurged. - IPL 8 Auction: The players, their price - IPL......

Ranji Trophy: New skipper Tare puts Mumbai in strong position

Skipper Aditya Tare struck an unbeaten century before Mumbai shot out Baroda for 184 and took a big first innings lead on the second day of their Ranji Trophy match in Vadodara on Friday. Tare, who......

Ranji Trophy: Yuvraj ton gives Punjab upperhand

On a day when he was dropped from the BCCI's graded retainership, Yuvraj Singh came to his own as he blasted Maharashtra attack into submission with an attractive 136 to guide Punjab to a......

SC orders deferral of BCCI elections till Jan end

The Supreme Court on Wednesday deferred the Board of Control for Cricket in India elections till the end of January even as the cricket body opposed the constitution of an external high-powered......

Mumbai-J&K match keenly poised after Suryakumar Yadav's ton

The Ranji Trophy Group A match between Mumbai and Jammu and Kashmir was evenly poised at the end of the third day's play, with the visitors finishing on 58 for 1, while chasing a modest target of......
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HK education society in for a bitterly contested election tomorrow

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hyderabad Karnataka Education Society (HKES), running a chain of educational institutions including... ...

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Addresses along with Jurisdiction area coverage of the Offices of Co-operative Housing Registrar

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Judges get a thumbs up from legal luminaries

MUMBAI: This verdict should get at least 112 million Facebook 'likes' from as many Indian account holders. SC's striking down of Section 66A (IT... ...

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New officers to take charge of some police stations in city

NASHIK: A minor reshuffle took place at the police commissionerate on Monday, with a couple of police stations getting new in-charge officers.... ...

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How Bheemas Become Ashoks

Bheema is what his parents named him. A name preferred by Gonds, it alluded to the popularity of their rain god as a folk hero amongst the tribes... ...

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