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The uncommon creator of that Common Man

Eminent cartoonist R K Laxman has died at a Pune hospital at the age of 94. Back in 1997, we had carried an excerpt from Past Forward, an autobiographical book which carried anecdotes of eminent......

The uncommon creator of that Common Man

Eminent cartoonist R K Laxman has died at a Pune hospital at the age of 94. Back in 1997, we had carried an excerpt from Past Forward, an autobiographical book which carried anecdotes of eminent......

Pravasi Special: Build and they will come

The euphoria of Ab Ki Baar Modi Sarkar will fade quickly if the Modi government does not raise its game, and focus significant monetary resources and managerial skills on making......

Pravasi Special: A salute to India

Pravasis have created a great impression among Americans about their maternal country, India, says Dr Joy Cherian, the first Asian American to be appointed to a sub-cabinet level position......

A tide in the affairs of nations

India and Japan are natural partners at sea, and Narendra Modi's recent visit underlined the need to keep the association going One of the important constituents of the joint statement issued at......

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......

Tips on how to keep cyber attacks at bay

With Internet usage rising in India, the need for cyber security too is growing, says Ratnamala Dam Manna, Director, Security Technology, Symantec, while speaking to Senior Associate Editor Vicky......

Obama's chance to cement ties with India

When India's Congress party won an unexpected sweep in national elections on May 16 the Bombay Stock Exchange roared its approval, rising a record 17 per cent in just 55 seconds of trading.Why is......

Health covers: What you must know

Most people are quite confused between mediclaim and critical illness policies. Unlike mediclaim policies that have been around for a long time, very few people have a critical illness policy.......

Sexism row over Padma Lakshmi's bikini

A photograph of Padma Lakshmi -- actress, model and wife of writer Salman Rushdie -- that appeared on the cover of the Observer Food Monthly magazine and run as an advertisement in The Guardian has......

'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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The Crooked Lives of Free Speech

Cover Story: Ideas Pratap Bhanu Mehta is president of the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi. He is one of India's most popular... ...

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Anju Dodiya's exquisite whimsy

Anju Dodiya. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint If you walk into Anju Dodiya 's new exhibition at New Delhi's Vadehra Art Gallery with even the ghost of an... ...

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Blame game continues in Nepal

Anasua Basu Ray Chaudhury 23 January 2015 Analysis Nepali political leaders have missed a self-imposed deadline for promulgation of the... ...

http://www.observerindia.com/cms/sites/orfonline/modules/weeklyassessment/WeeklyAssessmentDetail.html?cmaid=77844&mmacmaid=77845&volumeno=VIII&issueno=4
Trivial pursuits

PM Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama share a light moment (Photo: PTI) On the first day of American President Barack Obama's visit to... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150130/commentary-columnists/article/modi-and-obama-trivial-pursuits
• India needs to learn how to leverage friendship with US

Manoj Joshi 27 January 2015 With the hype over the Obama visit reaching a crescendo, it's time for a reality check.... ...

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