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Kashmiris brave the cold to come out and vote

Enthusiasm to take part in the democratic process by exercising their right to franchise transcended the age boundaries on Tuesday as old and young alike, the many-time voters and the first-time......

Relax! It's just a book

What happened within the last 40 years that turned this society from secular democratic to Hindu right-wing that clench their collective fists of spiritual nobility against the fictional enemy that......

The Wendy Doniger controversy: An Alternative View

In any controversy, the participants cannot decide who is right or wrong. A democracy has a process in place to settle these disputes: the judiciary. Dinanath Batra in true democratic fashion......

Why Arvind Kejriwal is unpalatable to the media

'For the first time in 66 years, here is a leader who democratically dares to take on the establishment by raising the right kind of questions.' 'When will the poor get justice? For how many years......

'Everyone has the right to protest in a democracy, even the CM'

Aam Aadmi Party leader Shazia Ilmi brought the house down at the concluding session of the Jaipur Literature Festival when -- during a debate on democracy --she declared, “In a democracy,......

Supreme Court order on coal blocks could force nationalisation

With the Supreme Court order on cancelling coal mining rights expected to throw up legal challenges for the National Democratic Alliance government, the ministry of coal is preparing a back-up......

The interview Narendra Modi MUST read!

'Narendra Modi has had very good luck. Firstly, the fall of oil prices. You don't get that very often in your life and you certainly don't get that often when you are in government.' 'Secondly, the......

Investments set to rise significantly in coming days: Jaitley

Banking on the steps taken to revive the domestic economy in last seven months, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Monday investments are significantly going to move up in coming days.......

Is Modi govt's economic agenda ready?

There are three areas in which the Modi government is moving: making it easier to do business, generating investments and better financial administration. Wednesday was eventful by any standard. In......

Additional spectrum case: Relief to Sunil Mittal, Ravi Ruia

In a relief to Bharti Cellular Ltd chief executive officer-cum-managing editor Sunil Bharti Mittal and Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia, the Supreme Court on Friday set aside the order of the special......

'Indians need to grow up'

'67 years after India gained independence, its people still get offended by the slightest issues in films.' Aseem Chhabra points out lessons India and the US need to learn from the Sony hack and......

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......
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proud mom
Q. It is said that there were sixteen similarities between Lincoln and Kennedy. Can you please tell one?
Proud Mom:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/it-is-said-that-there-were-sixteen-similarities-between-linc/27680946/answers/

syed ilyas
Q. A well articulated criticism is part of democratic process, agree ?
Syed Ilyas:  A. Both presidents were elected to the House of Representatives in '46.Both presidents were elected to the presidency in '60.Lincoln defeated...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/a-well-articulated-criticism-is-part-of-democratic-process-a/27605588/answers/27680957

Mahesh Gopal Shanbhag
Q. For 60yrs people kept quiet & suffered,now atleast give the new govt 60months to streamline things . . . . we should comment only after that period & not come to conclusions now.
Mahesh Gopal Shanbhag:  A. yes ....constructive criticism is very much needed ...if we have no critics , we are unlikely to have success but criticism should be like rain...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/for-60yrs-people-kept-quiet--sufferednow-atleast-give-the-ne/27545247/answers/27605616

Bhuvana
Q. when we live in a democratic country where we can choose our leader on our own......why all of us hide to whom we will vote,or voted why this happens when we have every right to choose the perfect leader who is suppose to lead us....what could be the reason behind hiding the truth.........?
Bhuvana:  A. Though I do agree that new govt requires time to set right things, I do not agree to the argument that no one should oppose. In democratic set-up,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/when-we-live-in-a-democratic-country-where-we-can-choose-our/27359506/answers/27545322

Apocalypso
Q. What do you mean by VOTE ??
Apocalypso:  A. We are democratic.. but our politicians are not. That's why more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-do-you-mean-by-vote-/27350632/answers/27359509

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A quiet man marked by tragedy

ROME: Italy's new president is a white-haired Sicilian who might never have got anywhere near the corridors of power but for the Mafia killing of... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/italys-new-president-sergio-mattarella-a-quiet-man-marked-by-tragedy/articleshow/46078458.cms
Italy elects senior judge Sergio Mattarella as president

Rome: Italian lawmakers elected Sergio Mattarella, a constitutional court judge and veteran centre-left politician, as president on Saturday,... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/italy-elects-senior-judge-sergio-mattarella-as-president_1539471.html
Anti-euro German AfD party aims to end leadership dispute

7:09pm IST * Afd founder Lucke urges party to drop 2 of its 3 chiefs * AfD not small-time bowling club or 'rabbit-breeding society' *... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2015/01/31/germany-politics-eurosceptics-idINL6N0VA09820150131
Empty thoughts

The primary question is: how sovereign, socialist, secular, democratic and republic is the polity? Is India any, or all, of these things? As irony... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/leisure-writing/bitihaasb-empty-thoughts-289
In Addis Ababa, senior UN officials pledge ongoing cooperation with Africa on all fronts vital

New York, Jan 31 (IBNS) Addressing the African Union (AU) Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, at the start of what he called a crucial year for global... ...

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