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Farewell Pranabda! India bids adieu to its 13th President

As Pranab Mukherjee steps down as President of India, we remember the man, the politician, the Rashtrapati. SEE: MPs bid farewell to President Mukherjee IMAGE: A young Pranab Mukherjee... The......

How to avoid a two-and-a-half front war

'When war is thrust on you as in 1962 and 1965 or is tempting as in 1971, ensure that all other fronts are kept quiet, leaving your army free to deal with one,' says Shekhar Gupta. General Bipin......

Prez poll: 99% turnout amid rumours of cross-voting

Close to 99 per cent voting was recorded on Monday for electing India’s next president, the returning officer for the poll announced saying it was perhaps the highest-ever percentage. The......

Who deserves to be India's President

'It was never the quality of the CV that defined an incumbent's performance or legacy.''It was that other, unquantifiable quality: Stature,' says Shekhar Gupta. IMAGE: President Pranab Mukherjee......

He strode officialdom like a Colossus

Naresh Chandra -- distinguished civil servant and diplomat -- passed into the ages on Sunday, July 9.Ambassador T P Sreenivasan salutes a patriot like none other. IMAGE: Naresh Chandra, presents......

How the 'mother of all tax reforms' actually evolved

The story of India’s fledgling indirect tax regime goes back a long way before 2000. In its essence, GST is a national level system of value added taxation of goods and services, says Shankar......

GVK Group wins Rs 16K crore Navi Mumbai airport bid

The Rs 16,000-crore greenfield Navi Mumbai international airport project on Monday moved a step closer to reality a decade after it was cleared, with GVK Group bagging the financial bid to build......

Jaitley's Budget scores a distinction with a mother

‘Well done Mr Jaitley, now go and implement your schemes. No leakages, no lapses and no laziness,’ columnist Sudhir Bisht's mother's wise words for the finance minister. Illustrations:......

Universal Basic Income: Modiji's ultimate poverty killer

The Survey estimated that a UBI that reduces poverty to 0.5 per cent would cost 4-5 per cent of GDP, assuming that those in the top 25 per cent income bracket are not part of the loop. Invoking......

Some questions for Parliament panel to ask RBI guv

James Wilson has been tracking the demonetisation drive since it was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 8. During his investigation, he discovered that contrary to claims, no new......

'Gandhi's honesty floored me'

Putting together a play about the Father of the Nation is no easy task.But when that play is a musical, the challenges increase.Rediff.com's Savera R Someshwar (text), Rajesh Karkera (video) and......

If not TV, what is young India watching?

According to industry experts, television has lost the young urban viewer for English or Hindi shows. Urvi Malvania finds out what is making more and more of them turn to digital platforms......

Review: Rangoon is a grand hotchpotch!

Rangoon is too fuzzy and half-hearted, feels Sukanya Verma. 'Aurat' he scoffs at her apparent naiveté.  'Aurat,' she reminds him, seconds after demonstrating her fruit ninja......

Bollywood's holiday calendar for 2017!

Over the last few years, holiday film releases have gained more importance. The 2017 movie release calendar is out, and filmmakers have picked the major festival/ holiday time to release their......

When Om Puri deserved an Oscar

'I started learning to pull a rickshaw from two regular rickshaw-pullers.' 'Once I stopped at a roadside tea-stall to have a cup of tea.''It was early morning and two elderly customers were......

BCCI recommends Pujara's name for Arjuna award

The Board of Control for Cricket in India nominated prolific run scorer Cheteshwar Pujara for the prestigious Arjuna award, acknowledging his stupendous showing with the bat during the last Test......

Dhawan felt sad over not being part of the Indian team

‘I would love to be back in the national side. For that, I would love to perform big in domestic cricket’ IMAGE: Shikhar Dhawan. Photograph: BCCI Having spent a few months out of the......

Paranjpe, Khoda to be removed from India selection panel

Jatin Paranjpe and Gagan Khoda are set to be removed from the BCCI senior selection panel after the Board was clearly told to trim to the panel to three members in place of five, as recommended by......

Ranji round-up: Captain Vinay stars as Karnataka thump Rajasthan

A round-up of Ranji Trophy matches played across India on Wednesday Captain R Vinay Kumar returned with an impressive nine-wicket haul in the match, including a fifer in the second innings, to......

Ranji: Mumbai's edge vs Railways; Pant leads Delhi fightback

Mumbai held a slight advantage against Railways at stumps on day two after a gritty 110 from Suryakumar Yadav in the Ranji Trophy Group A match in Mysore on Sunday. Mumbai, resuming at an overnight......
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Why You Should Begin Tax Planning Early

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Farewell Pranabda! India bids adieu to its 13th President

As Pranab Mukherjee steps down as President of India, we remember the man, the politician, the Rashtrapati. SEE: MPs bid farewell to President... ...

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MASTERS OF THE GAME

Seventy years on, as we celebrate independence, we should recognise the role of Nehru and Patel in binding us into a United India. The... ...

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Sudeshna Banerjee The National School of Drama has strongly impacted the entertainment industry and serious theatre with its great actors and... ...

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The ExtraOrdinary man

Pravesh Jain ON March 2, while all our families and friends were busy celebrating the marriage of my son and I was busy greeting guests, I saw a... ...

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