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Sachin Pilot: Damocles' sword of dispossession hangs over our farmers

Livelihoods and lives are being destroyed in the name of building a ‘better’ India, writes Congress leader Sachin Pilot, in an exclusive column for Rediff.com. A few days ago, a......

Telangana waits for Congress to make up its mind

The vexatious Telangana statehood issue is hanging like a Damocles' sword on the Congress' head. It is still unable to take a call on whether or not to grant statehood to the region though it's off......

'CBI is govt's Damocles' sword against leaders'

With the United Progressive Alliance likely to weather the threat of cut-motions by having the Samajwadi Party, the Rashtriya Janata Dal and the Bahujan Samaj Party on its side, the Bharatiya......

'Swing voter' mood will guide alliance decisions in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu has around 30 per cent or more of ‘swing voters’, and it is this segment that will swing the pre-poll alliance decision, says N Sathiya Moorthy. Image: An AIADMK......

High drama in solar case: CD incriminating Kerala CM remains elusive

On a day of dramatic turn of events in the solar panel scam probe, the prime accused in the case on Thursday night failed to 'discover' purported video clippings in which six 'powerful' Kerala......

RIL's 4G launch may not be a big risk to telcos

Investors remain wary of telecom stocks, as the sword of Damocles continues to hang over the sector. Some years ago, the regulatory overhang was a big concern and now it is faced with the prospect......

Hope for young Indians: Demonetisation will slash real estate prices

Housing prices could drop by up to 30% over 6 to 12 months after demonetisation, says T S Ramakrishnan. After demonetisation, a prominent economist tweeted that 19% of India's employment share......

India's fiscal policy has to become more conservative

India’s economy is not like Western ones, and thus needs restrained fiscal policy even during a recession, says Ajay Shah. If conditions in India are pretty bad, is this not a time for loose......

2G scam casts big shadow on Maran's Sun Network

The latest round of trouble comes at a time when Sun TV is facing tough competition in Tamil Nadu. The investigation into the 2G scam hangs like Damocles' sword over Sun TV Network, one of India's......

Markets take another beating

The markets continued their southbound journey in this session, nullifying the short-lived attempt at a pullback midway through the session.The Sensex kissed positive territory for a brief instance......

The birth of a Sufi singer

Sandip Roy tells the story of Shye Ben-Tzur, an Israeli musician who found his calling in Sufi music."I am not a Hebrew qawaal," says Shye Ben-Tzur. "I've never been one and never will be." But......

Santhosh Subramaniam is a masala entertainer

'Love makes life beautiful' says the tagline of Kalaprathi S Agoram's Santhosh Subramaniam directed by M Raja, and you realise, once you're out of the movie hall, that the underlying message......

How well do you know Harry Potter?

As the countdown to July 21 -- the day the seventh and last book in the series, Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows, will be published -- begins, here's another set of questions to test your Harry......

'Swades, not an anti brain-drain film'

Three long years after the skillfully-crafted cricket saga, Lagaan, Ashutosh Gowariker is back at the crease with Swades. This time it is the turn of yet another Khan, Shah Rukh instead of Aamir,......

Freedom of expression helps Old Trafford find its voice

IMAGE: Manchester United's Wayne Rooney (centre) celebrates scoring his team's third goal with teammates Juan Mata and Borthwick Jackson (left) during their Premier League match against Stoke......

Jeev in joint eighth position

Jeev Milkha Singh knocked in an eagle enroute to an eventful four-under 68 that carried him to a midway total of seven-under 137 and a tied eighth spot after the second round of the USD 1.5 million......

Games come home in ancient and modern glory

A theatrical mixture of ancient and modern Greece launched the Athens Olympics on Friday, lifting spirits in the Games' birthplace after the host nation was rocked by a drugs drama involving its......

Spectacular ceremony opens Games

A theatrical mixture of ancient and modern Greece launched the Athens Olympics on Friday, lifting spirits in the Games' birthplace after the host nation was rocked by a drugs drama involving its......

Greece sprinters get 72 hours to explain

The International Olympic Committeespared Greece major embarrassment on the opening day of the Athens Games on Friday by granting its two top sprinters more time to explain why they missed a dope......
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A transfer of loyalty

Tamil Nadu has been sailing through a stormy period with most of us watching helplessly as V.K. Sasikala, a close personal aide of Jayalalithaa,... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/letters/A-transfer-of-loyalty/article17037248.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Practice could make imperfect

A diagnostic error may not always be constituted as medical negligence. Among the many nightmares in medical practice is anegligence lawsuit. I... ...

http://mumbaimirror.indiatimes.com/columns/columnists/dr-altaf-patel/practice-could-make-imperfect/articleshow/56426203.cms
Muted Q3 growth seen for IT exporters

H-1B issue, demand outlook and currency volatility may play spoilsport in the quarter Bengaluru, January 9: As TCS kicks off the results... ...

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/info-tech/muted-q3-growth-seen-for-it-exporters/article9468871.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Will the Banks Board Bureau be able to transform ailing public sector banks?

The troubles of Indian banking sector don't seem to end. You name a problem, the sector has it. Weak capital, high bad loans, poor demand,... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/banking/finance/banking/will-the-banks-board-bureau-be-able-to-transform-ailing-psbs/articleshow/56321098.cms
Cuba says economy shrank this year in tandem with Venezuela crisis

By | HAVANA HAVANA Cuba's economy shrank 0.9 percent this year in tandem with the crisis in its key trading partner Venezuela, President Raul... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/us-cuba-economy-idINKBN14G1E0?il=0

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