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He could be working at a dhaba, but is now at IIT!

In a special series, Rediff.com looks at India through the lives of its people. Today: Brijesh Kumar Saroj, the son of a poor weaver, who overcame every hardship to make it to IIT-Bombay. When he......

EXCLUSIVE! 'You can't run a system in democracy with just fear'

  'There is a communication gap between the Modi government and the allies. During the last one year, the NDA has met only once and that was two hours before the land bill was introduced in......

Why Uttar Pradesh netas love PK

Netas in Uttar Pradesh are using Rajkumar Hirani’s film PK to play the politics of polarization. Sharat Pradhan / Rediff.com reportsAamir Khan’s box-office hit PK has come in......

The case of the spooky detective

'Murders happen every day. Some get correctly solved, some get incorrectly solved and some never get solved. Most of the time, nobody bothers. But if the murdered person is someone big or related......

What do Goans THiNK of Tarun Tejpal?

The change of government in Goa changed THiNK’s character. Literary or intellectual luminaries were replaced by big-ticket celebrities, says Sunil Sethi In the furore over Tarun......

Seeking alimony? Here's what you need to do!

Not all marriages are made in heaven. Mrunalini Deshmukh, a lawyer who handled divorce cases of many Bollywood celebrities, agrees easily. While Hrithik Roshan and Suzanne Khan and Aamir Khan and......

The Bhagwati-Sen Debate: An Epitaph

Only reforms that accelerate economic growth can generate the revenues to finance expenditure on social infrastructure for the poor, not the other way round, insists Jagdish Bhagwati. My......

Scams, controversies: Why are scientists quiet?

I suspect Indian scientists have retired hurt to the pavilion. They were exposed to some nasty public scrutiny on a deal made by a premier science research establishment, Indian Space Research......

Jerry Rao's mission: Affordable housing

When I broached the subject of 'Lunch with BS', with Jaithirth (Jerry) Rao, he'd said he would prefer to have a simple meal at home rather than in a restaurant. So I head out in the pouring rain to......

The end of the immigration boom

The relatively free movement of labour across borders for the last few decades has generally had a positive impact on many countries because of the large remittances sent home by expatriates. In......

Review: Dabangg 2 is better than the first

Raja Sen feels that Dabangg 2 is less unwatchable.Salman Khan has become the new Dharmendra.Don't get me wrong, I'm not blaspheming for effect. When I say 'the new Dharmendra,' I don't mean the......

Review: OMG-Oh My God is brave and absorbing

Oh My God is a brave and absorbing blend of satire, fable and fantasy that brings our attention to the misuse and commercialisation of religion, writes Sukanya VermaGod is a personal choice and......

Shane Warne to boogie with Shilpa?

The twitter world is quite a busy one, and Bollywood contributes a great deal to it. Here's looking at the best star tweets of the day. Shane Warne, who is a part of Shilpa Shetty's IPL team......

Love, sex and adultery

Vikram Bhatt is all set to thrill us yet again, after his last horror film 1920, with Three -- Love Lies Betrayal. But this time it's not an evil spirit but adultery that rears its ugly......

Slum Dil De Chuke Sanam

Every now and then life presents you with a movie to fall completely and unequivocally in Love with. It might not necessary be the finest film around -- not that there is any empirical measure --......

Leslie Claudius: The glory days

From our archives: Payal Singh Mohanka on the Indian hockey legend who passed into the ages on Thursday. His frail physique belied the strength within. And few would have imagined that the quiet,......

Tiger return great for ratings, fans may disagree

While the return of Tiger Woods to the PGA Tour is manna from heaven for sponsors and television executives, an intriguing question mark hovers over his likely reception by the fans. Woods is......

Indiana Moans And The Lost Charade

Indianapolis Sunday's come and gone, and this is the race that everyone saw. Seriously, if you didn't catch the race of the season so far, your status as a follower of motorsport is under scrutiny.......

Thumbs down on Pakistan

Ajay Totlani, Boston: Its good to see you back in the cricketing arena. I just wanted to drop a quick note on my opinion on Cricketing Ties with Pakistan.I don't believe we should resume cricketing......
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Leaving Time | Graveyard of memories

Author: Jodi Picoult Publisher: Ballantine Books (April 28, 2015) Price: 524 Love and hatred, life and death, science and fact, lost and found;... ...

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Ishant, Binny put Sri Lanka on the mat despite Mathews ton

A hugely-relieved Stuart Binny struck gold for his maiden Test wicket, sending back Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews (102), and ramped up the... ...

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Vows For Eternity, personalized matrimonial portal

Very few people care as deeply about your marriage as your typical Indian parents, once you hit The Great Indian Marriageable Age. And not too many... ...

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Honchos hit the High notes

They have convinced tough clients, held their own in boardrooms but on Saturday night 14 CEOS will be singing a different tune On Saturday... ...

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He could be working at a dhaba, but is now at IIT!

In a special series, Rediff.com looks at India through the lives of its people. Today: Brijesh Kumar Saroj, the son of a poor weaver, who overcame... ...

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