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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......

How Modi will mark one year of 'Swachh Bharat'

The PM will spend much of Friday outside Delhi; will devote day attending official events in Jharkhand and a political rally in Banka, Bihar Prime Minister Narendra Modi will mark the......

The Hero of the Battle of Dograi

Lieutenant Colonel Desmond Hayde was awarded the Mahavir Chakra, the second highest honour in war-time, for winning one of the toughest battles ever fought by the Indian Army. In a brilliant and......

'As one gets older, one is drawn towards home'

In a special series, looks at India through the lives of her people. Today: Mohammed Taufiq, a waiter for 36 years at Kolkata's famous Coffee House. A fan of Manna De, he encounters at......

50 killed, over 700 injured in China's deadly port explosions

Powerful explosions tore through a warehouse storing hazardous chemicals in north China's major port city, killing at least 50 people and injuring over 700 others as the twin blasts sent......

Corporates rally to 'De-Car' as Gurgaon goes on green drive

Delhi and neighbouring Noida in Uttar Pradesh, too, are studying Gurgaon's no-car Tuesday model. With a red turban, a lathi (heavy stick) and an amiable style, Virendra Ballhara hardly looks like a......

6 I-Day promises from 2014 that Modi (partially) fulfilled

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered his second Independence Day speech, IndiaSpend and FactChecker reviewed the implementation of key pronouncements he made in his first Independence Day......

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......

'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.......
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