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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......

Read: Prez Obama's address to the people of India at Siri Fort

US President Barack Obama shakes hands with the audience after he delivered a speech at Siri Fort Auditorium in New Delhi Photograph: Ahmad Masood/Reuters 'Bahut dhanyawad' and 'Jai Hind' were......

The uncommon creator of that Common Man

Eminent cartoonist R K Laxman has died at a Pune hospital at the age of 94. Back in 1997, we had carried an excerpt from Past Forward, an autobiographical book which carried anecdotes of eminent......

The uncommon creator of that Common Man

Eminent cartoonist R K Laxman has died at a Pune hospital at the age of 94. Back in 1997, we had carried an excerpt from Past Forward, an autobiographical book which carried anecdotes of eminent......

Cheap electricity, Wi-Fi in public transport: Cong releases its manifesto

Facing a tough electoral battle, Congress on Friday made an array of promises in its manifesto like significant cut in power rates, Wi-Fi facilities in public transport, waving off pending water......

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......

World's super cities to work and live in, Mumbai ranks 13

Mumbai has secured 13th spot in the list of top attractive cities in terms of professional and private life, according to a survey carried out by INSEAD which is one of the largest business schools......

Harsh truths about child labour in India

As poverty reduces, and education permeates down to lower-income groups and across gender, fewer people will end up forced to clean loos for a living, notes Devangshu Datta.  Image: The......

Policy makers can brace for good times ahead

RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan's efforts to induct a new chief operating officer and diversify the recruitment process at RBI reflect are good ideas that should be supported, says Jamal Mecklai.......

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......

Review: Chillar Party is enjoyable

Preeti Arora says that Chillar Party aims at generating laughter, without punching you in the gut. Post YOUR reviews here!A motley group of kids. An endearing canine companion. A waif busy washing......

Review: Delhi Belly won't get laughs from everyone

Aseem Chhabra feels that Delhi Belly will appeal hugely to some audiences and not much to others, proving that the age of the pan-India audience is dead. Post YOUR reviews here!Many years ago an......

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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Farhaan
Q. As the world celebrates International Women's Day today, do you think our world is still safer for women??
Farhaan:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/as-the-world-celebrates-international-womens-day-today-do-yo/27187541/answers/

Farhaan
Q. Now Anna should end his fast unconditionally. He raised his issue very clearly. Now every one is aware of the issue. If govt will not take proper action people will definitely give them tough time in next election._What Do you say ?
Farhaan:  A. The right step would be for Manmohan Singh to visit Jantar Mantar without further loss of time to persuade the Gandhian to call off his fast, and...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/now-anna-should-end-his-fast-unconditionally.-he-raised-his-/27187541/answers/20587383

venkatesaldevarajan
Q. how will your celebrate Merry Christmas...
Venkatesaldevarajan:  A. Christians have been conditioned to accept that Christmas and Easter are essentially part of the Christian tradition. The fact is that neither is...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-will-your-celebrate-merry-christmas.../20587364/answers/18772524

raju gandhi
Q. What is the magic formula to eliminate poverty and ignorance ?
Raju Gandhi:  A. To eradicate ignorance, give education by opening schools in every corner of the village, town etc.To eliminate poverty, provide 3 times free food...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-magic-formula-to-eliminate-poverty-and-ignorance/18772513/answers/17284820

kishore malhotra
Q. do you know in Maharastra government there r only 40% Maharastrian?
Kishore Malhotra:  A. And in Mumbai just over 23 per cent people are Marathis. 80 percent of the government contractors are also non Marathis, In Mumbai 90 percent of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-you-know-in-maharastra-government-there-r-only-40-maharas/17284763/answers/16031343

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Trilokpuri Kiran rides sympathy wave

BJP's Trilokpuri candidate Kiran Vaidya woos elderly voters by touching their feet. She is accompanied by the party MP Sadhvi Bai Phoole in her... ...

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Cleanliness drive, heritage walk held as part of Coimbatore Vizha

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Students of Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College in Coimbatore cleaning their institution premises on... ...

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Art metallica

Veteran artist El Anatsui’s lifelong experimentation with materials has not only changed the visual language of contemporary African art in... ...

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Film: PK Diectorr : Rajkumar Hirani Cast : Aamir Khan, Anushka Sharma, Sanjay Dutt Certification : U/A Rating :**** If Rajkumar Hirani's... ...

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Maximising Mumbai

Shanty towns at Powder Bunder. (Express photo by Vasant Prabhu) The space-starved city is set to get its largest land parcel ever — 1,080 acres... ...

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