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Hazare's open letter: Stand united against graft

Social activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday cautioned people against those trying to create "schisms" and "discord" in the movement against corruption and appealed for their unity in the wake of the......

India, 2020: A cautionary tale

'If Modi arrived like a juggernaut, he left like a jigsaw puzzle whose pieces were being dismantled bit by bit. It was as if India had seceded quietly from him.' Shiv Viswanathan's social science......

Modi, The Great Disruptor

'Modi, focused on youth and their aspirations, has articulated a truly disruptive change: One of hope, of duties rather than rights, of standing up to the world instead of being bullied by it,'......

Israel loses its heroic sheen

Israel is no longer the valiant and beleaguered underdog, but increasingly seen as an increasingly arrogant oppressor seeking to crush another old nation under its jackboots, says Mohan Guruswamy.......

'Nobody believes Nehru was beyond mistakes'

Fifty years ago, India's first prime minister passed into the ages. On his death anniversary, May 27, rediff.com commenced a series to evaluate Jawaharlal Nehru's legacy. M......

The interview Narendra Modi MUST read!

'Narendra Modi has had very good luck. Firstly, the fall of oil prices. You don't get that very often in your life and you certainly don't get that often when you are in government.' 'Secondly, the......

The common man needs Modi more than India Inc does

Image: Modi should focus more on the common man. Photograph: Reuters   India Inc can take care of itself even without the government's overt help. This is not true of the average Indian,......

'For many years, it upset me that I was a businessman'

'I wondered what mistakes I made in my life to be a businessman. Deep down, I still have doubts about it.' Shobha Warrier meets the amazing Dilip Kapur who built a Rs 160 crore business with just......

Modi govt has a progressive agenda for health: Melinda Gates

On a recent visit to India, Bill and Melinda Gates spoke with the author Chetan Bhagat about the philosophy behind their philanthropy at a public event titled "All Lives have Equal Value" on......

Why Nehru had set up the Planning Commission

The 64-year-old Planning Commission, a vestige of the socialist era, will soon become history.Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his Independence Day speech, on Friday announced that the Commission,......

Review: Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola is absurdly great

Raja Sen feels Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola has enough substance to warrant repeated viewings.Without warning, there is an accident. Then, a flashback: to ten minutes earlier. A flashback which......

The brilliance of Sombhu Mitra, who directed Jaagte Raho

Writer-filmmaker Rinki Roy Bhattacharya, daughter of celebrated filmmaker Bimal Roy, met Bengali theatre stalwart Sombhu Mitra and his wife Tripti as a teenager and was hugely impressed by their......

Review: I Am Kalam is a winner

Shaikh Ayaz feels that I Am Kalam is a welcome addition to the genre of children's film. Post YOUR reviews here!Devoid of absolutely any known name in its cast, save for Gulshan Grover, I Am......

The legacy that Bimal Roy left behind

They say a picture speaks a thousand words. Nothing seems truer to describe Bimal Roy's works. One of the most acclaimed film directors of all time, Bimal Roy is particularly noted for......

'Chiranjeevi appreciated Gamyam'

Radhakrishna (Krish, as he calls himself) Jagarlamudi's directorial Telugu debut Gamyam released recently is making waves in Andhra Pradesh. What makes the success of the film surprising is the......

East German Olympic shot put champion admits doping

Former East German Olympic shot put champion and three-time world record breaker Udo Beyer has admitted doping in a new documentary film about the lives of top athletes in the socialist state. In......

Cricket is strangling other sports

Rajeev Srinivasan wonders about India's quest for Olympic glory. The most vivid moment for me at the Asian Games was on the first day of the track-and-field events, when unheralded Preeja......

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Q. What in your opinion, India would be, had British not ruled us for 150 years ?\Your unprejudiced / unbiased essays required.\Pls remember, every coin has two sides. So u gotta strech your imagination & draw a picture of India that had no past of a British rule.\Iamginory question so, imaginory answers welcome.\Cocktail Raj
:  A. Maybe India would not have been united (politically) as much as it is today without the British Raj. Maybe the industrial revolution would have...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-in-your-opinion-india-would-be-had-british-not-ruled-us//answers/7820616

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Q. What are the merits of Adolf Hitler?
Cocktail :  A. His most amazing achievement was his uniting the great mass of the German (and Austrian) people behind him. Throughout his career his popularity...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-are-the-merits-of-adolf-hitler/7819076/answers/16956585

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Q. What are the reasons for communism a failure now?
Hitler :  A. Because no offense, sir, believe it or not, Communism has a self destruction mechanism in case stagflation c'z of corruption creeps inward. Until...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-are-the-reasons-for-communism-a-failure-now/16956490/answers/16722341

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Q. FAREWELL:: The chilly wind blew away with it the last light of hope for a great comrade and a balanced wise-man Shri Jyoti Basu...former Chief Minister of West Bengal. He was in office of CM for 23 yrs and was recommended for PM\'s post too. The man who was 60% communist and 40% himself...do u think he was caught on the wrong job??...Did the CPI Politburo take a wrong decision in dissuading him from taking up PM\'s post undermining his political acumen n leadership qualities??
Hitler :  A. Not really. Comrade Basu REALLY took up a post of a suicide mission and MADE IT WORK AND SURVIVE and give it a solid lead , but clowns like Karat...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/farewell-the-chilly-wind-blew-away-with-it-the-last-light-of/16709300/answers/16444919

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New Delhi : India's military forces marched past President Barack Obama and India's president and prime minister in great waves of color Monday.... ...

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Turn the Tableaux Out!

Every January 26, much of the nation's drawing-room conversation veers towards whether the Republic Day parade needs to be so long. It's a fake... ...

http://blogs.economictimes.indiatimes.com/Undertheinfluence/republic-day-celebrations-turn-the-tableaux-out/
Did government hold back on display of military might, wonders Manish Tewari

India showcased its rich cultural diversity and military might with the US President Barack Obama watching on Monday at the 66th Republic Day... ...

http://www.24dunia.com/english/headlines/showgroup/20311406.html
Activists burn an effigy of US president Barack Obama ahead of his arrival in India

Indian activists of the Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist) burn an effigy representing US President Barack Obama as they protest his... ...

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Ukraine offensive continues as Barack Obama promises tougher action

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