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A street-fighter's democracy

Magsaysay awardee Aruna Roy tells Sreelatha Menon that she is ready to chase a new dream, a School for Democracy.At 63, she is the same age as Sonia Gandhi, but while the Congress President is......

The actress who took on Modi on Twitter

'There is a time for grace and there is a time for dignity and, sometimes, there is a time to fight. We should never back down from that fight. Don't let them win. Don't let them bully you.' 'I......

A House of Horrors in the City of Joy

When the Kolkata police began investigating an apparent case of suicide of a 77-year-old man in a posh central Kolkata home on June 10, they were not prepared for what they found. They......

This is India! Dalit school students forced to clean toilets

'If we refused, the teachers threatened to beat us.'   The government-aided Hindu High School in Keelapathai Pandithan Kurichi village near Kalakkad in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli district was......

How much does India really spend on defence?

No one really knows what proportion of the nation's wealth and income are available for defence, says Nitin Pai Zen practitioners routinely confront puzzling parables, or koans, as part of their......

From the mud floor to designing algorithms

Tanmoy’s story is one of hope in times of despair, courage in times of trouble and confidence in times of adversity. His story is a reminder that no matter what the situation is today, you......

Power Minister tells Rediff: '24/7 power in every home by 2019'

  'This country has become cynical, the country has lost hope. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is getting back hope in this country.' 'We are deconstructing the past which had corruption,......

Most influential people in the world of business

ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella have found a place in Time magazine’s ‘The 100 Most Influential People’ in the world. Image: Chanda Kochchar among......

Nadella in India for first holiday as Microsoft boss

For Microsoft so far, Nadella has proved a Santa Satya Nadella is in the country to spend his first Christmas with his family after taking up the top job at Microsoft. While it is largely a......

Model villages: Lessons from Adarsh Nangla

Villagers attribute Adarsh Nangla’s 'fall' to a combination of government apathy and decline of the collective spirit “You are returning from Adarsh Nangla? It was declared a model......

'I worked in a dhaba, selling omelettes, before I signed All The Best'

'I loved doing Bunty Aur Babli. I love working with Rohit Shetty. I just shot for Dilwale. Kuch bhi karva leta hain mujhse (he makes me do anything)!' 'I worked in Jolly LLB for free. It was......

The Indian and Pakistani behind one of 2015's most important films

Hemal Trivedi, a Hindu filmmaker originally from India, and Mohammed Ali Naqvi, a Muslim from Pakistan, made one of this year's most talked about films. One of the most talked about films at this......

Movies and glamour in Chandigarh

Aseem Chhabra attends an unusual medley of movies and literature in Chandigarh. Last fortnight, as thousands of people -- including Robert De Niro -- gathered in Goa for the Think2013 event......

Review: Cocktail is let down by its inane plot

Cocktail has a handful of moments and a few genuine sparks, but finally crashes and burns so spectacularly that it's hard to focus on the positives, writes Raja Sen.Why, Bollywood, why? Why this......

Agneepath music is quite promising

Sukanya Verma writes that for starters, the new Agneepath soundtrack is better than the Amitabh Bachchan original.'Vijay Dinanath Chauhan, poora naam. Baap ka naam Dinanath Chauhan. Gaon......

London 2012: Bomb-proof bins installed before Games

A London-based business has reinvented the rubbish bin, making its new recycling containers bomb-proof and sticking LCD screens on the side to tell Londoners about market moves and breaking news.......

Bhutia to launch football school

In his 15 years of international career, Bhaichung Bhutia has brought many laurels to the country. Now, the Indian football icon is now launching a football school, to teach the sport to......
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Kashmir's new militant tide

A fresh crop of young, tech-savvy locally recruited militants points to a new and alarming phase of insurgency in Kashmir Militants... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/kashmirs-new-militant-tide/1/455226.html
Indian dishes from the north, east and the northeast

Be it 'bhut jokolia' from the northeast or langar at the Golden Temple or the thukpas and momos from Dharamsala, the pull of the regional Indian... ...

http://www.outlooktraveller.com/article/indian-dishes-from-the-north-east-and-the-northeast-1007853
B-town stars lend a helping hand

Bollywood cares:Actor and owner of ISL team Mumbai Cityi FC Ranbir Kapoor poses with Mumbai traffic policemen.Photo: Ashish Bajaj Explaining the... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-in-school/btown-stars-lend-a-helping-hand/article7482727.ece
Thirsty for Growth, Liquor Giant Taps African Market

By Peter Evans NAIROBI, Kenya--For 20 years, Leonard Odhiambo has run a thriving business off a dirt path in Kibera, the biggest slum in... ...

http://in.advfn.com/news_Thirsty-for-Growth-Liquor-Giant-Taps-African-Market_67961057.html
Lenders Pitch Refinanced Loans to Former Students (Some...

By AnnaMaria Andriotis More student lenders are for the first time offering to refinance the loans of professionals who are years out of college,... ...

http://in.advfn.com/news_Lenders-Pitch-Refinanced-Loans-to-Former-Students-Some-of-Them_67960055.html

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