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In Nitish's village, it's Diwali for the third time

Overjoyed that their ‘son’ was sworn into office for the fifth time, villagers of Kalyan Bigha, burst firecrackers and distributed sweets. M I Khan reports Supporters of Janata......

Row over Rajnath's visit to enclaves as Mamata questions motive

A controversy on Tuesday erupted over Home Minister Rajnath Singh's visit to Teen Bigha in West Bengal bordering Bangladesh with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee questioning the motive behind the......

A storm's brewing outside Mayawati's farmhouse

A grey stone wall with iron spikes demarcates around 100 bighas of land from the rest of Badalpur village. On the other side of the wall and the closed black gates, windows of a palatial......

Why we must join Bhanwari Devi in her fight for justice

For more than 23 years, Bhanwari Devi, who was gang-raped for speaking out against the marriage of two babies, has been fighting a lonely battle for justice. Rashme Sehgal traveled to Dausa in......

I Am Bihar: 'The farmer is the most stubborn of men'

'A drought is like fire. It licks everything in its wake -- crops, trees, animals, humans.' The plains of the Ganga in Bihar have a raw, unmatched, beauty but also bear the anguish of its farmers.......

Is Bengal ready for re-industrialisation?

"Sudhu bigha dui, chilo mor bhui, aar sab-i geche rine, Babu balilen, "Bujhecho Upen, e jami loibo kine."(After losing everything in debt, I had only two bighas of land left. But the Babu said,......

From an industrial hub to a model village: Nandigram's success story

From an industrial hub as envisaged by the Left regime, Nandigram today is a conglomeration of model villages fenced by its greenery. Image: Nandigram transforms into a model village. Photograph:......

Bihar's liquor industry faces political fizz

Through the past decade, Bihar’s revenue from liquor has quadrupled Whenever he visits his company’s brewery and packaging plant 39 km from Patna, Karan Bilimoria, deputy lieutenant of......

Salboni land losers will settle for nothing less than steel plant

It’s been months since Jindal returned the private land to the state government, free of cost, but not a cottah has been distributed It’s been nine months since West Bengal Industry and......

A Gujarat farmer who supplies power to grid

When he is not using the solar pump on his field for irrigation, Raman Parmar uses it to evacuate power to utility grid Solar irrigation pumps seem to be a new ray of hope for farmers with poor......

A homeless family, Alia Bhatt and Do Bigha Zameen

A generation of Indian children may know Alia Bhatt's songs by heart, but don't know what the real India is all about. A month ago, a homeless family camped on the footpath outside my home. No one......

40 years of Sholay: Jai, Veeru, Basanti THEN and NOW!

Rediff.com celebrates 40 years of the beloved movie classic. 'Indian film history can be divided into Sholay BC and Sholay AD,' believes filmmaker Shekhar Kapur.The maker of Mr India isn't......

Quiz Time: Name the film starring Rajinikanth and Sridevi?

In a special series, we will put YOU to the test everyday! Take part in our daily Bollywood quiz, and see how well you know Hindi cinema! 1. Name the film starring Rajinikanth and Sridevi? A.......

Classic Revisited: Bimal Roy's satirical gem, Parakh

In Sukanya Verma's special series re-visiting great Hindi film classics, we look back at 1960's Parakh, starring Sadhana, Motilal, Nazir Hussain and Durga Khote. In a year of opulent dramas like......

Lata Mangeshkar returns to singing!

A look at the top 10 tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities:Lata Mangeshkar will turn 85 later this month but the veteran singer has not retired from her illustrious career yet. She......

Ferguson must cope with life without Rooney

Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson reacted with a flash of anger when asked recently if his team were too reliant on Wayne Rooney. What, Ferguson was asked, would United do if their......
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Saving raindrops for thirty years

Long queues for government-supplied water tankers are a common summer sight in most parts of Rajasthan. But in Laporiya, a village 80 km from... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/sunday-times/deep-focus/Saving-raindrops-for-thirty-years/articleshow/52058307.cms
Trinamool ahead in Hooghly's ground zero

SINGUR: The abandoned Tata Nano factory still dominates the physical landscape of Singur. It also invariably slips into conversations on the... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/Trinamool-ahead-in-Hooghlys-ground-zero/articleshow/52052765.cms
The year of Helen's arrival, the Asha-Madhubala juggernaut and Madhumati's magic

Shakti Samanta's noir film Howrah Bridge released in 1958. The film starred Ashok Kumar and Madhubala in the lead roles and was based in the city... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/entertainment/report-1958-the-year-of-helen-s-arrival-the-asha-madhubala-juggernaut-and-madhumati-s-magic-2207567
CRI, Kasauli becomes cGMP compliant facility for mfg DPT & TT vaccines

The Central Research Institute (CRI), Kasauli in Himachal Pradesh has become the first of its kind current good manufacturing practice (cGMP)... ...

http://www.pharmabiz.com/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=94899&sid=1
Lion's legacy becomes 'liability'

Udayan Guha (centre) , who has switched to Trinamul from Forward Bloc, but is confused by many as the Left party's candidate Voters apparently... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1160430/jsp/siliguri/story_83043.jsp

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