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'Modi's marriage is a Shakespearean tragedy'

'If 17-year-old Modi wanted to get out of the marriage, which was imposed on him by a socially backward society and his family, it's not only ethical but his right to walk out of the forced......

'My heart is in Hyderabad but fate has brought me to Rajasthan'

Congress candidate from Rajasthan’s Tonk-Sawaimadhopur constituency Mohammed Azharuddin tells rediff.com’s PB Chandra about the tough battle ahead, his plans for the region and his......

Indian election only one of at least four important elections in Asia

Indonesia, Turkey and Afghanistan also see important polls in the seven short weeks between end-March and mid-May, says Shankar Acharya For us Indians, one election has dominated our mind space......

BJP govt would be detrimental to minorities, US lawmakers told

Several eminent officials and experts from both India and the United States have told American lawmakers that a Bharatiya Janata Party-led government at the Centre would be detrimental to the basic......

'US-India defence relationship has unmet potential'

Powerful senators write to US Defense Secretary Hagel to support a robust defence relationship with India to achieve shared goals and form an unwavering bond between the world's two largest......

We will recover from second quarter: N Chandrasekaran

With revenues of $13.4 billion for FY14, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has managed to deliver consistent growth for both the fourth quarter and the full year. N Chandrasekaran, managing director......

'Indian entrepreneurs have a lot of opportunity'

Unlike developed countries like the US, in India you still have basic issues that are not solved and hence Indian entrepreneurs have a lot of opportunity.  Krishnan Ganesh, serial entrepreneur......

Foreign retailers eye wholesale as politics blocks retail FDI

Cash-and-carry, or wholesale trade, the unglamorous part of the business, could very well be the future for foreign retailers in the country - at least in the foreseeable future. The Bharatiya......

Is infra major GMR ready to turn around?

The infrastructure major's asset-light strategy is showing results, but it could still be a while before its debt burden reduces substantially. After a lull of nearly four years, GMR Infrastructure......

Ratan Tata thanks Britain for civilian honour

ata Group Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata today thanked the British government for awarding him one of its highest civilian honours, the Knight Grand Cross, in recognition for the work......

Indian actress alleges abuse from Cookie Monster

Miss India Asia Pacific 2003 Parmita Katkar, now Parmita Kurada, has accused a Times Square Cookie Monster impersonator of assaulting her son and calling her a bitch after she failed to pay a tip......

IPL Extras: 'In T20 one needs to react according to the situation'

Having missed out on the recent World T20 and Asia Cup action, lanky pacer Ishant Sharma is fit and raring to go for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League,......

Somdev's victory helps India enter Davis Cup World Group play-offs

      India entered the Davis Cup World Group play-offs after a historic away triumph over South Korea following Somdev Devvarman's victory over Yong-Kyu Lim in the reverse singles......

Davis Cup round-up: India take 2-1 lead vs Korea; Czechs ease to victory over Japan

India are one win away from securing a berth in the World Group play-offs after Rohan Bopanna and Saketh Myneni defeated Hyung-Taik Lee and Lim Yong-Kyu in the crucial doubles match of their second......

Sports Shorts: Heena bags silver; Winning trumps style for Brazilians

Winning the World Cup for a sixth time matters more to Brazil than putting on a display of the "beautiful game", Brazil technical director Carlos Alberto Parreira said on Friday. Parreira, who......

World T20: India qualify for semis but Dhoni puts celebrations on hold

India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni said it was important for him to bat up the order as he was not getting any opportunity to spend time in the middle since the top-order was performing......
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Sharma:  A. Asia Cup champions for a record fifth time, but the first time in 15 years. more

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Q. What is Third world ? Can you name some third world countries ? What is our status in India ?
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How the US made its Vladimir Putin problem worse

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Sharif squaring up with military for TTP truce

What is worrying today is the growing popular appetite in Pakistan for intervention by the army in the political sphere. One can see a strange... ...

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A temporary peace

The agreement reached in Geneva is unlikely to bring about a long-term solution to the Ukraine crisis. This appears to be just a pause in... ...

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