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'Can hungry people go on a hunger strike?'

'So you have a middle class, and an elite that have seceded into outer space and they look down and say, "What's our bauxite doing in their mountains?" and "What's our water doing in their rivers?"......

'Battle against Xinjiang militants tougher than ever'

The battle against militants fighting for separation of China's volatile Xinjiang province, bordering PoK and Afghanistan, is getting "tougher, fiercer and crueler than ever" due to the revival of......

'Murmurs of discontent have broken out on Haqqanis' home turf'

Support for the dreaded Haqqani network across the militant group's historical stronghold in eastern Afghanistan is gradually turning into "resentment" as local leaders say the Haqqani supremo's......

Will Tendulkar be seen more often in Parliament post-retirement?

The contribution of nominated members to the proceedings of the Rajya Sabha has been anything but pathetic. Only time will tell if Sachin Tendulkar will prove an exception after his......

An Indian in America

'As I became a citizen of the United States of America, I knew I was supposed to be shedding my Indian citizenship, but at the end of the day, Mera dil hai Hindustani,’ says Roopa......

Smaller pharma contract producers face closure

Even as the pharmaceutical industry is growing steadily, attracting more foreign players into the market, small enterprises that have been depending on contract manufacture for larger players are......

Obama's Fed pick Yellen puts focus on jobs, stability

Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen, President Barack Obama's pick to lead the US central bank, said on Wednesday that strengthening the economic recovery and boosting employment would be......

Alcatel-Lucent to cut 10,000 jobs

Telecom equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent unveiled plans on Tuesday to cut an overall 10,000 jobs worldwide by the end of 2015, hoping to save 1 billion euros ($1.36 billion) and turn the company......

Microsoft revamp to keep up with technological changes

Software giant Microsoft has announced a long-awaited restructuring, organising itself around key areas designed to make the company more nimble in a fiercely-competitive technology sector. The......

Yahoo's Mayer gets flak for more rigorous hiring

Yahoo Inc Chief Executive Marissa Mayer was asked at an all-staff meeting several weeks ago whether her rigorous hiring practices had caused the company to miss out on top engineering talent in......

Review: Madhuri Dixit dazzles with Dedh Ishqiya

Raja Sen feels Dedh Ishqiya is a genuinely smart film.Public recitation is as fine an art as poetry itself, and -- like in a magic trick -- so much depends on the reveal, on teasing the audience......

Review: Kumki is brilliant

A film about the emotional bond between a mahout and his elephant, Pavithra Srinivasan says that Kumki is an unforgettable ride through the wilds of Tamil Nadu's virgin forests.Director Prabhu......

Ishaqzaade, Wasseypur, Shanghai at the Toronto film fest

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) stopped traffic in the Canadian city last year when it brought Bollywood stars such as Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Priyanka Chopra,......

'Problem with teaching and acting is same as sex'

Theatre guru Satyadev Dubey passed away into the ages on December 25. We bring back an interview with the legend done earlier this year for those who may have missed it. Theatre's maverick......

'Problem with teaching and acting is same as sex'

Theatre's maverick philosopher-teacher, film-writer-director, a Padma Bhushan recipient and fiercely individualistic legend at 75, Pandit Satyadev Dubey looks back to look ahead. He also talks......

Chappell's Fierce Focus: 'Fallout with Sachin biggest regret'

India's controversial former cricket coach Greg Chappell claims the biggest regret of his tumultuous three-year stint was the fallout with senior batsman Sachin Tendulkar with whom he simply failed......

Cardiff win Welsh derby; Everton, Spurs in goalless draw

Everton and Tottenham Hotspur both missed the chance to move up to second place in the Premier League after they shared a battling 0-0 draw at Goodison Park on Sunday. Spurs, who dominated the......

No booze party for Australian Olympians at Rio

Australian Olympians will be forced to break from their tradition of wild partying in the athletes village after finishing their events at the 2016 Rio Games, with a strict alcohol ban to be......

All Serena Williams needs is love!

The Beatles ‘all you need is love’ holds true for the US Open champion and World No 1 Serena Williams. Williams admits that having love in her life has been a key to her rousing success......

Crowe says will battle cancer with grit of playing days

Former New Zealand captain Martin Croweblamed illnesses picked up touring during a 13-year international cricket career for his diagnosis with the cancer lymphoma. Crowe said his cancer was "very......

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Q. all the intellectuals here plz answer-- As Israel is tackling more fierce Islamic extremism from a longer period of time ? like they have created secret killer squads to assasinate Hamas leaders anywhere in the world ? Should India also have such a killer squad to murder terrorists like Hafiz Saeed, Lakhvi, Makki ?
:  A. That is not even an option for India considering MUCH more Indians get killed per unit time by Indians in India. We need to figure out a way to...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/all-the-intellectuals-here-plz-answer---as-israel-is-tacklin//answers/16647921

gaurav shokeen
Q. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh\'s brilliance in economic management cannot vouch for the control of our economy not passing into the hands of foreign exploiters, who will dictate their terms on us, just as British collected 50% agriculture taxes, while Mughals did with only10%. The foreigners will bring capital and snatch opportunities from indigenous people and render them labourers with unsecured terms and conditions , Further loot of national wealth continues , What U THINK CAN REVERSE THE TREND ?
Gaurav Shokeen:  A. The Indian economy after 10 years of experience of the New Economic Policy tries to focus on how a constitutionally formed central government can...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/prime-minister-manmohan-singhs-brilliance-in-economic-manage/16637846/answers/16440813

commonsense
Q. have you seen an ad of a Bajaj bike on the TV in which two ladies have a fierce fight just to take the back seat on the bike?Don't you think this ad is giving a wrong message to the young generation?
Commonsense:  A. I dont think so. I have teenage kids and they do take and accept the sportingly, focusing more on features of the bike, its bajaj XCD, (which is...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/have-you-seen-an-ad-of-a-bajaj-bike-on-the-tv-in-which-two-l/16438595/answers/13578242

HEMANT MEHTA
Q. Do you like to focus on Swadeshi as Obama is focussing on Buy America
HEMANT MEHTA:  A. if every country insists on being fiercely nationalistic, what would happen to the millions of indians employed in US, UK, Gulf etc. world is...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-you-like-to-focus-on-swadeshi-as-obama-is-focussing-on-bu/13576130/answers/13291929

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