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How World War II changed India

'The origins of the model of planned economic development adopted by independent India was a direct consequence of the war.''The war provided an opportunity for groups at the margins of Indian......

The Man Who Helped End The Kargil War

'In his eulogy at Sandy's memorial service, President Clinton recounted the unusually hot US Independence Day, July 4, 1999, when most of official Washington was more interested in watching......

Toilet speech for the greater national change

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has created a flutter with his first Independence Day speech. While diverted the national attention to social issues, Modi smartly avoided political traps. Sheela......

'Government not forthcoming on Chinese incursion'

“Even though the first Sino-Indian war took place in 1962, the Chinese incursion had started taking place in 1957. The government knew it but it did not inform the public. After five decades,......

MUST READ: The FIRST scam of independent India

While we celebrate Indian independence with much pride, here is a fact that does not quite hold much celebratory value. A book reveals that independent India's first scam may have taken place as......

'Why was the government not prepared?'

'Post Independence, it is for the first time that people have Rs 500 in their pocket, but the family is sleeping without food.''In the prime minister's adopted model village, Jayapur in Varanasi,......

Is Modi on a moral crusade or pursuing a political strategy?

What is the wider political strategy behind Mr Modi's concerted attack on black money, asks Subir Roy. IMAGE: 'Politicians who get elected through a process that is steeped in unaccounted cash,......

Currency ban 'biggest swachh abhiyan': PM Modi in Japan

The PM addressing the Indian diaspora in Japan also hinted that there is no “guarantee” that no further steps would be taken after December 30 till when people can deposit the......

Banks extend working hrs; to remain open on weekend

Fearing a jump in footfalls to deposit or withdraw cash following the demonetisation of Rs 500 and 1,000 banknotes, lenders on Wednesday announced a slew of measures, including extension of......

American test awaits Tata & Co

Mistry Vs Tata Every move that strengthens Cyrus Mistry's position in companies like Indian Hotels could prolong the uncertainty, reports N Sundersha Subramanian/Business Standard.   The......

Filming war

In its annual round up of the brightest talents in independent cinema, Filmmaker magazine throws up an Indian name: Vineet Dewan, who has been named in the magazine's list of 25 New Faces of......

Mangal Pandey: Just cleavage and cliche

With the release of Mangal Pandey: The Rising, Ketan Mehta's historical epic exploring India's First War of Independence in 1857, it's rewind time for Bollywood. So, we decided to look back at......

Revisiting 1857: Benegal's Junoon

With the release of Mangal Pandey: The Rising, Ketan Mehta's historical epic exploring India's First War of Independence in 1857, it's rewind time for Bollywood. So we decided to look back at......

How Alia Bhatt nailed Udta Punjab

'The starting point of the Udta Punjab casting was that we didn't think stars would do a film like this, so we'd take non-stars.''As the names kept rolling in and we had Kareena Kapoor and Shahid......

The Most Patriotic Bollywood Hero? VOTE!

We celebrate Independence Day with this special feature, published on Rediff.com in January 2013.  Quite a few Bollywood heroes have worn patriotism proudly on their sleeves. As we get......

Rio: Enduring slavery, civil war - A touching tale of a South Sudanese marathoner

When he was a boy his parents sent him to live with an uncle in Khartoum because it was safer. But it took three years to get there. At one point he was abducted and forced into servitude for a......

Phelps, Bolt will not be the only big stories at Rio Olympics

Refugees primed to pump up Games feel-good factor IMAGE: Syrian swimmer Yusra Mardini attends a news conference in Berlin. Photograph: Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters When record Olympic champion Michael......
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French election's third man kicks off campaign for presidency

Macron has faced strong criticism from the Socialists for deciding to stand as an independent in the 2017 election outside of the party structure... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/world/french-elections-third-man-kicks-off-campaign-for-presidency-4420319/
Mexico quietly marks 10 years of drug war

MEXICO CITY: Ten years after Mexican troops were unleashed against drug cartels, the country will mark the anniversary without fanfare on Sunday,... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/mexico-quietly-marks-10-years-of-drug-war/articleshow/55908932.cms
Why were these chiefs of staff booted out

New Delhi: Former IAF chief S P Tyagi has the dubious distinction of being the first head of forces to be arrested in a case related to corruption... ...

http://english.manoramaonline.com/news/nation/why-are-these-chiefs-of-staff-booted-out.html
Ranjit Singh's Rock Of Power

Kohinoor: The Story Of The World's Most Infamous Diamond By William Dalrymple and Anita Anand Juggernaut Books | Pages. 264 | Rs 499 The... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/magazine/story/ranjit-singhs-rock-of-power/298252
Will apes make the world great again?

War for the Planet of the Apes focuses on the battle between the apes led by Caesar and a group of humans led by a ruthless colonel played by Woody... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/war-for-the-planet-of-the-apes-trailer-andy-serkis-woody-harrelson/1/831403.html

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