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EXPLAINED: Himachal elections in 4 graphs

As Himachal Pradesh goes to the polls on Thursday, November 9, some important facts to remember. The 2017 Himachal Pradesh election sentiment meter 338 candidates are contesting the polls of......

Delhi HC dismisses 'hopeless' plea against release of Padmavati

  The Delhi high court on Friday dismissed a plea against Bollywood flick Padmavati, observing that such petitions were encouraging those agitating against the movie. A bench of Acting Chief......

The genius who discovered how stars live and die

The LIGO announcement -- which confirmed, among other things, that gold, platinum and other heavy metals were products of neutron star collisions -- came just before Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar's......

Sheena Bora trial: Peter responds to Indrani's charges

It would seem that Indrani's application was not something prepared or maybe even sanctioned by her lawyers and was a courtroom enterprise she had embarked on by herself, perhaps not realising it......

Was quoted out of context: Assam health minister on cancer remark

Facing flak over his remarks that life-threatening diseases were a result of past sins, Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday said he was quoted out of context and apologised to......

'We have to transparently define what is fraud and what is wilful default'

'We must take effective steps so that new NPAs are not formed.''You need to also prevent new problems from arising.' Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com K C Chakrabarty, bottom, left, former......

Cyber criminals thrive in India; 10 major attacks in 12 months

India needs to follow countries such as Singapore who have and are further bolstering their cyber security apparatus. Two days ago, MobiKwik co-founder Bipin Preet Singh received a threat email.......

How Indian banks will change by 2025

Most adult Indians should have access to bank deposits, credit and remittance facilities as well as insurance and mutual fund products in the next decade, and technology will play a big role in......

The real puzzle of doing business in India

'There is a certain irony embedded in this asymmetric geographical distribution of FDI because most state leaders have shed their inhibitions about promoting 'business' and have understood its......

Why you must not buy bundled home loan insurance

You will be much better off buying the required plans directly from life and general insurers, experts tell Chirag Madia. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Often, when a person is sanctioned a......

Review: Rage turns into beauty in Kadvi Hawa

'Don't let anybody tell you that Kadvi Hawa is a manifesto for the fight against climate change or that it's an austere, unforgiving, movie.''This is an intensely felt, beautifully expressed, piece......

Bigg Boss 11: Are Priyank, Arshi playing dirty?

If the coolest person in the house is Hiten Tejwani, the smartest is certainly Vikas Gupta. IMAGE: Puneesh Sharma, Arshi Khan and Sapna Shinde Nobody likes the Bigg Boss house to be calm,......

'This is being done to consolidate the Rajput vote'

'The protests make no sense, unless we judge them against the political climate in the country.''Having a CBFC is sheer hypocrisy when the government has set itself up as censor.'Bollywood folk......

SRK, the formidable global businessman

It all started from Mumbai.Now, Khan's fan base has spread from the US, UK and West Asia to Malaysia, Indonesia, Japan, Germany, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Kuwait and Palestine. Of the top 10......

Bigg Boss 11: 'I know it looked wrong, but it was a joke'

'All the footage -- where I told Priyank to accept his feelings and that he loved me -- was a big fat joke between us.' IMAGE: Priyank and Benafsha perform on Bigg Boss 11's first episode.......

Why India-Aus series was sensational!

Rajneesh Gupta breaks down all the facts and figures from the recent India vs Australia ODI series. IMAGE: A triumphant Indian cricket team celebrates with the trophy after crushing Australia to......

Was desperate to become India coach: Ganguly

'You should do what you can and not thinking about the outcome. You never know where life goes, you never know where life will take you.' Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Friday said that he......

Mumbai in must-win match against minnows Tripura

Aiming for an outright victory to make it to the quarters, Mumbai will take on bottom-placed Tripura in their last Group C Ranji Trophy league gamebeginning in Mumbai on Saturday. For the 41-time......

Is Dhoni's innings coming to an end?

Dhoni's diverse talents make him an invaluable asset to the Indian side.But it will be his batting that keeps him afloat, says Dhruv Munjal. IMAGE: Mahendra Singh Dhoni walks back after a......

Sports Shorts: US Olympic champ Douglas says doctor sexually abused her

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Wednesday   IMAGE: US gymnast Gabrielle Douglas. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images Three-time Olympic gold medalilst......
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Once a tool for militant recruitment, social media in Kashmir now being deployed to get youth to quit

Even since Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant Majid Khan returned home following an appeal by his mother, three more mothers have urged their sons to... ...

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