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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......

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......

A look at investment plans for children

Children's plans are products with an emotional appeal. With increasing cost of education and inflation, there is an urgent need for planning for your child's future. There are a variety of......

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......

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.......

'West Indies have not kept spin tradition alive'

Former off-spinner Lance Gibbs, who once held the world record for taking maximum Test wickets, does not think the West Indies have kept up the tradition of spin bowling as well as the Indians have......

Readers on where India has gone wrong

M KRISHNANAND:Dear SirI appreciate your efforts in getting valuable feedback from people on the reasons for India's poor form in ODIs and how we can improve it . Now that the Pakistan series is......
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10 years after Indian Ocean tsunami, scars not healed yet

The coastline of Nagapattinam(Photo: DC/K Karthikeyan) Chennai: It has been 10 years since the tsunami made its devastating strike in the... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141226/nation-current-affairs/article/tsunami-scars-not-fully-healed-yet
Adieu to an ardent aficionado

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Parimala Srinivasan. Photo: Special Arrangement TOPICS Chennai's Carnatic music scene will sorely miss... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/friday-review/music/adieu-to-an-ardent-aficionado/article6724902.ece?secpage=true&secname=entertainment
Docu on Arjunan Master

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The inaugural screening of Sangeetham - M K Arjunan, a documentary on the legendary music director, was held the other day at... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/thiruvananthapuram/Docu-on-Arjunan-Master/2014/12/24/article2585576.ece
People's Problems

Close open drain in Domlur The drain on Second Main Road in Domlur Second Stage was dug five months ago for desilting. Two play schools are located... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/449097/peoples-problems.html
Fewer ministers, more officials being cleared for trips abroad under Modi govt

PM Narendra Modi (Source: PTI photo) One visible change in the first six months of the Modi government is that fewer ministers, and more and... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/the-coin-flips-fewer-ministers-more-officials-being-cleared-for-trips-abroad/

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