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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......

Jayalalithaa is back as CM, the question is for how long

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam supporters perform milk abhishekam to a poster of party general secretary J Jayalalithaa, in Madurai. Photograph: PTI Photo Even as an enthused AIADMK......

How the BJP made inroads in West Bengal

'Messages sent out by Modi were so clear and focused that people found in them an assured relief from the 10 years of United Progressive Alliance ‘misrule’.' 'There are no new faces in......

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......

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......

Anand Mahindra on key challenges for Satyam

The Mahindra & Mahindra group's vice-chairman and managing director, Anand Mahindra, spoke to the media in Mumbai just after the Mahindra Satyam brass announced the restated accounts in Hyderabad.......

Yet another bailout

Last week, the government announced that we, the passengers, would be bailing out Delhi International Airport Limitedby paying Rs 200 if we take a domestic flight out of Delhi airport and Rs 1,300......

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,......

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......

Hell, Brittania!

The British Grand Prix, at Silverstone, is probably the worst afternoon on the Formula One calendar. Every year, like a big Hollywood summer blockbuster, there is tons of popcorn fodder promised,......
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The Grexit fallout

Greece joined the EMU in 2001. Its borrowing costs fell sharply as the drachma gave way to the much stronger euro, a reserve currency, allowing it... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/article/fe-columnist/the-grexit-fallout/96136/
Chinese firm keen on tender areca nut buy

Central Arecanut and Cocoa Marketing and Processing Cooperative (CAMPCO) Ltd President Konkodi Padmanabha has said Chinese firm—Kou Wei Wang... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/487859/chinese-firm-keen-tender-areca.html
HC slams officials for taking 27 years to complete disciplinary proceedings

The Madras High Court Bench here has criticised a few higher officials in the Agriculture Department for having taken 13 years to issue charge... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Madurai/hc-slams-officials-for-taking-27-years-to-complete-disciplinary-proceedings/article7380978.ece
Richard Verma, United States Ambassador to India

The first six months of Richard Rahul Verma as United States of America's Ambassador to India has been eventful. After Prime Minister Narendra... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/opinion/interviews/theres-a-non-partisan-embrace-for-indo-us-ties-richard-verma-united-states-ambassador-to-india/articleshow/47918549.cms
Rainbow rises

A viral image posted by popular Star Trek alumni, George Takei, pretty much sums it up. On June 26, the actor tweeted, When I checked Twitter this... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/rainbow-rises/16337185

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