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US lawmakers laud Hindu foundation report

The third annual human rights report of the Hindu American Foundation -- the leading US-based Hindu human rights group made of up largely second-generation Indian-American professionals including......

The Vaidik-Saeed affair is a wake-up call for Modi's government

'There are all sorts of characters moving around acting as unofficial representatives of the government and engaging in their own personal foreign policy initiatives.''Clearly, the government needs......

Be wary of tall claims that a decisive leader can provide a quick fix

'Elections don't offer easy or ideal choices. Voters may find there is no candidate whom they can fully trust. But here is a litmus test for choosing between competing imperfection: Reject any......

Gay sex: SC agrees to consider curative petition in open court

The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to consider the plea for an open court hearing on curative petitions filed by gay rights activists against its verdict criminalising homosexuality. A bench......

SC refuses to review gay sex verdict

The  The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to relook into its verdict criminalising gay sex in the country.   A bench of Justices H L Dattu and S J Mukhopadhaya, in inchamber proceedings,......

Bill Gates on his concern for education

In 1948, the United Nations proclaimed education to be a fundamental human right. According to Article 26 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, that right includes free and compulsory......

Building an influential policy making institution

A reformed Planning Commission should reflect the diversity of Indian debate, says Suman Bery. I was privileged to be the director-general of the National Council of Applied Economic Research in......

Food Security Bill: A few pertinent questions

On Tuesday, foreign institutional investors sold Indian paper heavily and the 30-share Sensex crashed 590 points, or 3.18 per cent. They were spooked by the passage of the Food Security Bill by the......

US needs to bring India closer to Asia-Pacific

US Congressman Ed Royce, California Republican, who chairs the House Foreign Affairs Committee and for years was the GOP co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans, has......

Rescuing the rupee: What can be done

Rajeev Srinivasan suggests some ways that a layman, not an economist or politician, might accept. Part I: The saga of the rupee and why it is falling I listened to a recent talk by Paul Krugman......

WADA Exec Committee supports 'whereabouts' clause

The Executive Committee and Foundation Board of the World Anti-Doping Agency have endorsed the current system of athlete whereabouts requirement, rejected by the Indian Cricket Board, at its......

Second West Indies v England Test abandoned

The second Test between West Indies and England was abandoned after 10 balls on Friday because of the state of the outfield at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium. Match referee Alan Hurst told a news......

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Q. What is Integrity, and why it must be part of our lives ?
:  A. it brings respectabilty to the self anf self respect is the foundation leading you to get respect from others....so protecting one's own integrity...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-integrity-and-why-it-must-be-part-of-our-lives-//answers/17239256

chitrasahgal
Q. Which religion changes its stand from something being wrong once and then deciding that it is right? The answer is obviously an emphatic \'NO\'\'\" Having said this has any religion I repeat has any religion condoned homosexuality which is now legalised?
Chitrasahgal:  A. I dont think any religion has acknowledged the recent verdict of the Delhi high court on legalizing homosexual acts among consenting adults holding...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-religion-changes-its-stand-from-something-being-wrong-/17236088/answers/15017893

gem mina
Q. Is unlimited freedom the root cause for all problems in India? Blasphemy is considered freedom of expression here and goes unpunished. If any one commits treason that is freedom of action that rarely get any punishment. Your views?
Gem Mina:  A. Well, I have many reservations against the fundamental rights recognised by the constitution of India, Dr. B.R Ambedkar incorporated most of the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-unlimited-freedom-the-root-cause-for-all-problems-in-indi/15015219/answers/16609671

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Financial Advisors Report Strong Client Interest in Values- Based Investing

GlobeNewswire 2014-09-30 Most Advisors Believe Values-Based Investing Is Just Commencing/Part of a Longer-Term Trend CHICAGO, Sept.... ...

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Caspian Summit at Astrakhan The Outcome

nCa Report Ashgabat, 30 September 2014 (nCa) — The fourth summit of the heads of Caspian states, held in Astrakhan city of Russia on 29... ...

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Hind Swaraj vs Hindu Rashtra

Hindutva is a historic and possibly doomed attempt to change everything about Hinduism that makes it what it is — its ability to accommodate... ...

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President Barack Obama welcomes Narendra Modi, says Khem Cho Mr PM; Modi gifts him special edition of Gita

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Can Ganga governance problems be engineered away?

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