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'The CBI director should not blindly obey or blindly oppose the government'

'Every director is subject to some kind of pressure,' former CBI director Dr R K Raghavan tells Rediff.com's Shobha Warrier. 'Ultimately, it all depends on the individual and the maturity and sense......

'Indira took the bull by the horns fearlessly'

B S Raghavan, West Bengal's former chief secretary, worked with Indira Gandhi for many years. He remembers the late leader on her 25th death anniversary. So many flashbacks go past my mind's......

No smoke without fire: Former CBI chiefs about SC remarks on Sinha

The removal of Central Bureau of Investigation Director Ranjit Sinha by the Supreme Court from 2G scam case has prompted the agency's former chiefs to term it as a ‘bad dream’ which......

The case for banning opinion polls

A recent academic paper on probability theory shows how beliefs are influenced by interpretations of data rather than the data itself, says T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan. Ever since Indira Gandhi turned......

SIT opposes Zakia's protest petition on Modi clean chit

The Special Investigation Team on Wednesday strongly contested the protest petition filed by Zakia Jafri against its closure report giving clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and......

Does reservation help?

Using someone else's (Surjit Bhalla) column name for the heading of yet anther person's (TCA Srinivasa-Raghavan is off for two weeks sunning himself in Gurgaon, where he lives) regular Okonomos......

Of PMs and their pet economists

Economists who get too close to prime ministers eventually come to grief after their boss is defeated, say T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan If you look at the list below, not one of the economists who......

Jet Airways COO quits in eighth top-level exit

Jet Airways chief operating officer (designate) Subodh Karnik is learnt to have quit the airline. This is the eighth top-level exit in the airline in recent months.Confirming the development, a Jet......

Etihad pilots management changes at Jet Airways

Etihad Airways is steering organisational revamp in Jet Airways, in which it is set to acquire 24 per cent stake. Two senior Etihad executives are likely to join the Jet Airways management team, in......

NIIT, MS partner to offer cloud computing

IT education provider NIIT said on Tuesday it has signed a pact with Microsoft Corporation to make available one lakh cloud-ready professionals over the next three years.As per the alliance, NIIT......

Review: Mayamohini is sub-standard fare

Paresh C Palicha says Mayamohini has an entertaining first half but the film becomes a dull affair post interval.Stars have to sustain their popularity over a period of time and prove their......

Rana: I shared a great rapport with Bipasha

Telugu actor Rana Daggubati, who is all set to make his debut in Rohan Sippy's Dum Maaro Dum, has an illustrious lineage. He is the grandson of veteran producer D Rama Naidu (a Guinness Book......

Directors with talent, not surnames

No, we don't suddenly mean there's an epidemic of filmmaker only using their first name, a la Madonna.   It's just that the film industry is hard to get into and mostly ruled by people......

Unnai Pol... A rocking Tamil remake of A Wednesday

Kamal Haasan and UTV Motion Pictures's Unnai Pol Oruvan (Someone Like You), directed by Chakri Toleti is one of those quintessentially Kamal movies -- it touches on subjects any one else would......

Chatting with the real bluffmaster

Rohan Sippy is all smiles. The director's second and latest movie, the Abhishek Bachchan starrer Bluffmaster is not doing badly at all. Especially in multimplexes. And when Rohan chatted with......

Shot putter Inderjeet seals Rio Olympics spot

World University Games silver medallist shot putter Inderjeet Singh achieved the qualification mark for the Rio Olympic Games in 2016 with a throw of 20.65m on the second day of the 19th Federation......

Maheswary wins maiden Nat'l Games gold with new meet record

Former Asian champion Renjith Maheswary nabbed his maiden National Games gold with a new meet record in triple jump as previous marks continued to tumble like nine pins in the athletics arena on......

Manohar 'disillusioned with happenings' at BCCI WC meeting

Former Board of Control for Cricket in India president Shashank Manohar was "disillusioned" with the proceedings of the Board's Emergent Working Committee meeting, which he had attended as a......

Srinivasan elected TNCA president for 12th straight time

N Srinivasan was on Sunday elected unopposed as President of the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) for the 12th year on the trot. In the 83rd Annual General Meeting and elections of the TNCA,......

Images: Manchester derby fizzles out, Chelsea extend gap

Manchester City and United ground out a tepid 0-0 draw as Michael Essien's goal earned Chelsea a 1-0 victory over Fulham and a four-point cushion at the top of the Premier League on Wednesday.......
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A film and some hullabaloo

Ragini and Sathyan in Nairu Pidicha Pulival TOPICS Films have very often triggered off protests. The reasons have been varied. They have been... ...

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A memorable day for Inderjeet Singh

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TH Haryana's Indrajet Singh heaved the iron ball to a distance that assured him a place at next year's... ...

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Shot putter Inderjeet seals Rio Olympics spot

World University Games silver medallist shot putter Inderjeet Singh achieved the qualification mark for the Rio Olympic Games in 2016 with a throw... ...

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Problem at post office

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Stagnation of water in potholes on the service road near AVR Roundtana poses danger to road-users in... ...

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