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'The Muslims have been betrayed many times'

'We cannot forget 2002. We cannot forget Modi's approach nor can we believe him.' 'The Sachar Committee says the lives of Muslims in India are even worse than that of the Dalits. Since the Congress......

State, central security forces converge on Varanasi ahead of polls

Varanasi, the high-profile election battleground that goes to polls on Monday, has virtually turned into a fortress.  ‎The state police, central teams, 25,000 army personnel are guarding......

'You see a Modi wave only when you sit and watch TV at home'

'You only see a huge Modi wave in the country when you sit at home and watch television.''Modi is surviving on advertisements, the media and his money power.''If a section of the media had their......

Euphoric crowd chants 'Ab ki baar Modi sarkar' in Varanasi

Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s supporters seemed desperate to get a glimpse of their leader as they waited patiently on balconies and rooftops along the 4......

Modi to file nomination on Thur after 'mini-India' road show

Bharatiya Janata Party is making hectic preparations ahead of the visit by BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, who will undertake a "grand road show" before filing his nomination on......

The rise and fall of Benarasi silk trade

We're drifting on the Ganga in a little boat listening to Pullu, our boatman, wax eloquent about Benarasi silk. "Connoisseurs can always tell when a woman is wearing a Benarasi silk sari," says he,......

Future plays Holii in premium segment

Kishore Biyani has entered the non-mass segment for the first time. But retail presence is the task ahead before he can join in the festivities.Kishore Biyani's Future Group is no stranger to......

Obama effect: ICAR plans agri campaign

Encouraged by US President Barack Obama's appreciation of its innovations in the field of agriculture, the Indian Council of Agricultural Research plans to launch a campaign to popularise......

I have not resigned: RBI Dy Governor

A day after the storm, it was apparently business as usual for Reserve Bank of India Deputy Governor K C Chakrabarty. The man, who saw his role substantially reduced through a press release issued......

Fall in engineering graduate placements

The worldwide economic slowdown has led to a fall in the placement of engineering graduates in the country with only a handful of technology schools having reported cent per cent placement. There......

Snapshots from the Ladakh film festival

The third edition of the Ladakh Film Festival kicks off. The third edition of the Ladakh Film Festival kicked off on June 27 with Kamal Swaroop’s documentary film on Dadasaheb Phalke called......

Review: Issaq is an insultingly bad film

Issaq is a shoddily written film with a cringeworthy performance from its leading man Prateik Babbar, writes Raja Sen. Back when he was making his Othello adaptation, Vishal Bhardwaj almost titled......

From stage to silver screen: Bollywood's FINEST adaptations

Movies have always owed a lot to the theatre -- from actors to technique, from storytelling processes to experimental radicalism, cinema borrows. And some of the finest cinema comes from adapting......

'Sonam Kapoor is a very middle class girl'

Aanand L Rai, the man behind the delightfully irreverent Tanu Weds Manu is back with Raanjhanaa, a love story set amidst the rustic beauty of Benaras. The film, according to the director, aims at......

Review: Damarukam is a one-time watch

Radhika Rajamani feels Telugu film Damarukam is a one-of-its-kind socio-fantasy that can be watched once for its stunning visuals.Debutant director Srinivas Reddy attempts to combine mythology with......

Imtiaz Ahmed bags five wkts as Sehwag, Gambhir flop

Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir's poor run of form continued as the formidable Delhi batting line-up put up only 235 against Uttar Pradesh on the opening day of the Ranji Trophy group league......

BCCI awards: Sachin named player of the year

Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar and former all-rounder Salim Durrani bagged top honours, while the World Cup-winning Indian team, led by skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, was felicitated by......
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Ashok Sawlani
Q. Their has always been some reason for dacoits to jump in chambalWhy gabbar Singh do so
Ashok Sawlani:  A.  more

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Alaina
Q. Politics-Who will win in Benaras..?
Alaina:  A. Now times have changedHave you not seen on TV some of them jumping into Ganga, at Benaras, during last few days more

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Manoj Joshi
Q. ye kaun si QUAYAMAT toot padi hai yaha par .. ??? :P :P
Manoj Joshi:  A. modi!!! more

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Float And Cruise

The Ganga is awash with state patronage. The budget provides for a generous Rs 6,337 crore for the holy river under three different heads: Ganga... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/article/Float-And-Cruise/291381
Varanasi seer fasting for Ganga clean-up dies

IndiaToday.In Varanasi,July 11, 2014| UPDATED18:47 IST A saint, who claimed to be 'Peethadheeshwar' (head) of Kashi Mahashamsan Peeth and was... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/varanasi-seer-fasting-for-ganga-clean-up-dies/1/370893.html
After Nigmanand, another saint dies while fasting for River Ganga

Summary Nagnath Yogeshwar was on fast for over a month seeking clean and uninterrupted flow of water in Ganga. A saint, who claimed to be... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/after-nigmanand-another-saint-dies-while-fasting-for-river-ganga/
Nehru-Gandhi family names out, RSS, BJP idols get schemes named after them

New Delhi : For years, almost every government programme was named after a member of the Nehru-Gandhi family. But the NDA’s first budget has... ...

http://www.indiatvnews.com/news/india/budget-nehru-gandhi-family-rss-bjp-idols-shemes-named-after-them-39016.html
A starry version of the Happy song for Jaipur

Freelance creative writer Nikhil Sharma and his friend Sunny Raj had watched the many versions of the Pharrell Williams song Happy, before deciding... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/music/news-and-interviews/A-starry-version-of-the-Happy-song-for-Jaipur/articleshow/38081381.cms

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