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Why Modi's Cabinet needs talent from the outside

'Modi has the ideas for a new, hopeful India, and an idiom in which to sell optimism to voters.''But he doesn't yet have the team for it, and soon enough, questions will begin to be asked by an......

Despite anger against Pakistan, US Senate delivers blow to India

'The Senators were playing safe, not angering either the pro-India lobby or the pro-Pakistan lobby, but perhaps more importantly, the military-industrial complex -- the most powerful lobby of all......

Time for better sense to prevail

'The BJP should avoid escalating every local issue and minor provocation into a national crisis and claiming a 'holier than thou' monopoly on patriotism.''And the Opposition should avoid paying......

Modi, Sharif may meet in Washington

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif may meet his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in Washington later this month on the sidelines of the Nuclear Security Summit, a top aide to Pakistan Premier......

India must not ignore China in order to improve Indo-US ties

Military cooperation with the US has its limits and relations with China have to be given due weight, opines Premvir Das. IMAGE: Indian troops engage with Chinese during the fifth......

Why India gets foreign borrowing wrong

Firms that should borrow abroad do not do so enough, and those that should not borrow abroad do, says Ajay Shah. When firms borrow in foreign currency, they experience losses after a large rupee......

Innovation lessons for India from Isarel

Israel is an incredibly innovative nation. It ranks the highest in the world in the per capita number of patents filed, notes R Gopalakrishnan. One response to my last InnoColumn was......

Charges of Favour to Reliance General Insurance: CBI probing former Irda chairman

Penalty for unapproved policy changes allegedly reduced from Rs 17,500 crore to Rs 20 lakh The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has started a preliminary enquiry into allegations that the......

Charges of Favour to Reliance General Insurance: CBI probing former Irda chairman

Penalty for unapproved policy changes allegedly reduced from Rs 17,500 crore to Rs 20 lakh The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has started a preliminary enquiry into allegations that the......

America should listen harder to India

Narendra Modi's bold leadership, at the WTO and in the neighbourhood, says, loudly: 'Take India seriously’, points out Ron Somers. Savvy investors should discount naysayers who have blasted......

'This was a life not meant to be mine'

'It's very expensive for a girl to become an actress.' 'I remember I was nominated at all the award shows for Tanu Weds Manu and conscientiously, like a new actress, I attended all of them and I......

'Acid Factory is going to be one crazy ride'

The action man of Bollywood, Sanjay Gupta is back with another action flick. The writer-director known for his dark thrillers and his friendship with Sanjay Dutt [whom he formed a......

Khoya's Mishra chats with fans

Hislast film, Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi, opened to rave reviews. He even playeda villain in Madhur Bhandarkar's Traffic Signal.Meet director Sudhir Mishra, whose latest film, Khoya Khoya Chand is......

Rang de Basanti: More bouquets and brickbats

More readers have sent us their comments about Rang de Basanti. Again, a whole lot of praise for Aamir Khan and director Rakeysh Mehra. Another spoiler alert: Don't read the following comments if......

Other side of Brazil's WC: Humiliation after 64 years of expectation

Despite a stressful buildup, Brazil put on an $11 billion show to remember though the initial signs in Brazil were not promising Football fans were treated to a month long diet of mainly......

An Ode to the Men in Blue

Sanjay Jha, cricket writer and author of 11: Triumphs, Trials and Turbulence, pays an unusual tribute to Team India. They have bestowed on him several tags, masterfulThe Joy of Jharkhand, is......

No samba anymore!

Claude Arpi captures the fan's passion for football in these entertaining e-mails to Ivan Crasto, Rediff.com's Sports Editor. Read Claude's first e-mailHis secondHis thirdHis fourthHis 5th:......

'Unfair to Sachin'

Readers' responses toThe naked and the dead - Part 2:It was a very good article but I fail to understand why you missed bad umpiring I am sure the bad decisions played a very crucial role in the......
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Why is AFSPA under constant attack?

Insurgencies have their roots in the disenchantment of the people with the prevailing socio-politico-economic environment in a given area. Such... ...

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Tragedy unfolds again in Kashmir

It is now two weeks since the current phase of unrest began in the Kashmir Valley. A total of 45 people are dead, 2,500 wounded and several have... ...

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An imagined State?

Despite Western concerns, the absence of a professional Peshmerga and a relative unity among bellicose factions of the Kurds in Iraq, Iran, Syria,... ...

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War of the worlds

A killer truck ploughed through a festive crowd in the French Riviera town of Nice on the national holiday of July 14, at just the time when Donald... ...

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The choppy sea

the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) gave an award in an arbitration instituted by the Philippines against China over the latter's claims on... ...

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