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When mother tongue is used for political vendetta

Given India’s political scenario, where parties seek votes on the basis of caste and religion, the issue of using mother tongue in schools is more of a political vendetta, says Devanik Saha.......

The changing fortunes of Lalit Modi

Prakash Bhandari chalks the journey of Lalit Modi from his troubled adolescent days to his mid-life crisis, from his grand success at the India Premier League to his dramatic exit from it. Former......

Lalit Modi, friend's haveli plans done in by fallout with Vasundhara

Former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi had great plans for a haveli in Rajasthan, but it was aborted once ties between him and Vasundhara Raje plummeted, reports Prakash Bhandari. Two ancient havelis......

A mosque, polls, social boycott, then riots

'It was a deliberate conspiracy. The mob targeted large houses, burning down ACs, fridges, almirahs and furniture.' Rashme Sehgal reports for Rediff.com on the violence which devastated Muslims in......

'We now have a prime minister who talks'

'This is not a small change, it's a BIG change. People wanted to hear the voice of their PM. They can do so now. This is a big parivartan.' 'I don't see any change in him after he became PM. You......

You're a raja, not an interpreter

When Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee entered the Committee Room in North Block for the empowered group of ministers' meeting on fuel price hike on Monday, he found Communications Minister A Raja......

Why the child labour law should not be amended

The proposed changes to the child labour law to allow children and adolescents to work for their families would be most retrograde and regressive, say Shinzani Jain and Paranjoy Guha Thakurta.......

Parliamentary panel on real estate Bill seeks feedback

The parliamentary committee on the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2013, has invited suggestions from stakeholders on proposed amendments to the legislation before being tabled in......

Gold holds near three-week high; all eyes on Fed

Gold retained gains from a two-day rally on Wednesday to trade near its highest in three weeks as more soft US economic data hurt the dollar and lowered expectations for a Federal Reserve rate hike......

50 years later, will Moore's Law last?

A 2005 photograph of Gordon E Moore While chips have become ubiquitous, Moore’s Law has remained a self-fulfilling prophecy even half a century later. Not bad for an industry where the time......

Kal Penn: I would love to shoot five Bollywood films simultaneously

'...But my strong suit will not be dancing,' Kal Penn tells Vaihayasi Pande Daniel/Rediff.com, in the concluding part of the interview. Part I of the interview: 'I'm not related to......

No room for More at team hotel

Selection Committee Chairman Kiran More and his co-selectors V B Chandrasekhar and Bhupinder Singh Sr had to seek alternative accommodation in Margao on Saturday after being turned away from the......

'No rift in Indian dressing room, Bangladesh just played better cricket'

Dismissing reports of a rift in the Indian dressing room after their first-ever One-Day International series loss to Bangladesh, former India captain Sourav Ganguly said such talk is normal when a......

PHOTOS: European Games has won over doubters

‘The first Games are on the way to being extremely successful’ Competitors clear the water jump during the women's 3000 metres steeplechase at the Baku 2015 European Games. Photograph:......

Test captain Kohli's views on the newly-constituted advisory panel

India Test captain Virat Kohli. Photograph: Scott Barbour/Getty Images Indian Test captain Virat Kohli on Thursday said it would have been "amazing" to have former captain Rahul Dravid in the......

Warner's "football tsunami" warning finally comes true for FIFA

A combination photo shows eight of the nine football officials indicted for corruption charges in these file photos. Photograph: Reuters Almost exactly four years to the day since former FIFA......
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Rajinikanth rejected 'Drishyam' remake due to two scenes

Five guerrillas, one soldier killed near LoC | Darjeeling landslides: Toll hits 33, Mamata inspects area | Solar-powered plane lands in Hawaii in... ...

http://chennaionline.com/movies/cine-buzz/20150704010731/Rajinikanth-rejected-Drishyam-remake-due-to-two-scenes.col
Akhilesh Govt. is wrongfully curbing peaceful dissent in UP

The Government of Uttar Pradesh has showcased its commitment to anti-people policies and disrespect to peaceful and democratic expression of poor... ...

http://www.merinews.com/article/akhilesh-govt-is-wrongfully-curbing-peaceful-dissent-in-up/15907663.shtml
Sports, cultural committe members stage protest

Cities HT Mumbai Newspapers Thane, July 4 -- Members of the newlyappointed sports and cultural committee of the Thane Municipal Corporation got... ...

http://www.htsyndication.com/htsportal/article/Sports%2C-cultural-committe-members-stage-protest/7446941
ANGRY WITH BAD ROADS, BMC CORPORATORS LOCK UP ENGINEERS

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Mumbai, July 4 -- Angry with the justification offered for... ...

http://www.htsyndication.com/htsportal/article/ANGRY-WITH-BAD-ROADS%2C-BMC-CORPORATORS-LOCK-UP-ENGINEERS/7446810
Greeks Pack Away Drugs and Fuel for 'Long Siege'

Greece has stockpiled enough reserves of fuel and pharmaceutical supplies to withstand a long siege, and has set aside emergency funding to cover... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Greeks-Pack-Away-Drugs-and-Fuel-for-Long-Siege/2015/07/04/article2901870.ece

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