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Rationalist Bhagwan booked for 'outraging' religious feelings

An FIR has been registered against rationalist free-thinker and Kannada writer K S Bhagwan, who is facing the wrath of fringe rightwing outfits and threats to his life, for allegedly......

Who's who in the Congress's infamous 25

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan came down heavily on Congress leaders for "persistently and willfully obstructing the House" and suspended them for 5 days. The members who have been punished......

You could tell Dr Kalam was unhappy when he said...

'You are a funny guy, I say...' 'The amazing thing about A P J Abdul Kalam was how he retained his composure even when some of the engineers challenged his assumptions.' 'It must have been hard for......

'Chinese naval vessels in Indian Ocean should not be taken as a threat'

Justifying the docking of Chinese submarines in Karachi and Colombo, a Chinese think tank questioned criticism in India of the presence of Chinese naval ships in the Indian Ocean, saying China has......

Is this the end of the road for FTII?

Gajendra Chauhan is just one the many troubles that ail the national film institute. But all may not be lost yet, Ranjita Ganesan. Image: A man walks past a graffiti-painted wall of a toilet at......

Few pointers that suggest Modi's Bharat is away from major reforms

To better understand what is going on, it may be useful to break up the problem into four different (but related) parts: setbacks to major reform efforts; slowdown in other reforms; inaction or......

The dual economic logic for 'Make in India'

Most economists would agree that rapid manufacturing-led growth is what India needs and must seek to promote, says Ajit K Ghose. The prime minister's 'Make in India' campaign signals a key......

'Modi@1: It has been a good year for the economy'

The Modi government's first year was certainly better in terms of economic policy initiatives than any of the 10 under the previous government, notes Shankar Acharya In less than a fortnight the......

How fast is India growing?

It is necessary and worthwhile to restore credibility to India's national income and growth estimates, rues Shankar Acharya How fast is the Indian economy growing? What is the sectoral composition......

Budget not excellent but just above average

The Budget has done a reasonably good job of accommodating the major restructuring of central government transfers to states mandated by the 14th Finance Commission, notes Shankar Acharya On......

Why we admire Satyajit Ray so much

To his uninformed detractors -- including the late Indian actress Nargis Dutt -- filmmaker Satyajit Ray was a tireless chronicler of Indian poverty whose Pather Panchali captured the attention of......

Kareena to get Smita Patil award

Nanik Rupani, chairman of the Priyadarshini Academy,announced that the Smita Patil Memorial Award will be bestowed on actress Kareena Kapoor for her outstanding contribution to the Indian film......

Hitler-built stadiums hosting Europe's biggest Jewish sports event

Jewish athletes will compete in European Maccabi Games, hosted by Germany for first time People walk in front of the Olympic Park during preparations for the 14th European Maccabi Games in Berlin.......

MS Dhoni gets honorary doctorate

Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was on Monday awarded an honorary doctorate by De Montfort University after the conclusion of a Twenty20 practice match against Leicestershire. Dhoni was praised......

Has Indian cricket peaked?

India, says Shankar Acharya, can stay at or near the top in the ICC Test and ODI rankings for a year or two, but it's downhill thereafter. Every Indian has views on two subjects: Pakistan and......

Another feather in the cap for Gerrard

England and Liverpool football ace Steven Gerrard was conferred honorary fellowship by Liverpool John Moores University on Thursday.The 28-year-old midfielder, who was awarded the MBE last year,......
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