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Making sense of India's response to the Gaza crisis

'Earlier India as part of the Third World fought for the rights of the Palestinians. But oddly the defeat of the Congress and the decline of the Nehruvian imagination has altered such perceptions.......

The Divya-Ilavarasan tragic love story: A year on

On July 4, 2013, the body of a young Dalit boy, Ilavarasan, was found on a culvert adjoining the railway track in Dharmapuri, northern Tamil Nadu. Initially thought of as a suicide, his family......

Intern moves SC for inquiry against Justice Swatanter Kumar

A former law intern, who has made sexual harassment allegations against Justice Swatanter Kumar, on Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking inquiry against the retired judge. A bench headed by Chief......

'Sonia shields perpetrators of the Sikh genocide in 1984'

"Though Sonia Gandhi was not a member of the Congress in 1984, she later became president of the party and now she shields the perpetrators of the genocide of Sikhs in 1984," alleged attorney......

'Anyone opposing Mamata is arrested or tagged a Maoist'

Termed as one of the main pillars of poribortan to side with Mamata Banerjee during her long struggle to oust the Left Front from West Bengal, educationist Sunanda Sanyal started having strong......

Analysing flaws in the new GDP series

Reform of the GDP series should address how to measure the correct extent of activity in the black economy, notes Parthasarathi Shome. Image: Analysing the old and new GDP reveals......

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......

Mamata's superficial ideas fail to revive Bengal

Mamata Banerjee's triumphal declaration of having attracted investments worth Rs 2.43 lakh crore at the summit, are numbers that no one but she and the enigmatic state finance minister Amit Mitra......

Lunch and more with IT's marathon man

Whenever Ajit Balakrishnan is quoted in the press, it's usually in connection with wise pronouncements on information technology (IT) or higher education. But there had to be more to India's first......

Ho-hum, so the Lok Sabha discussed black money, what's new?

Can a corrupt revenue system be trusted to keep confidences when oodles of money are involved, asks Mahesh Vijapurkar The other day, when Bharatiya Janata Party leader L K Advani moved an......

The Secret Seinfeld scripts: The Bombay Blunder

Raja Sen was most thrilled about catching Jerry Seinfeld in India this weekend, but the performance has, it appears, been scrapped. For the most preposterous reasons. Here, then, is a script of......

Birthday Special: Javed Akhtar at 70, the man, the magic, the milestone

The Bollywood stalwart turns 70 on January 17.There is never a dull moment in the company of his sparkling eyes and splendid repartee, a characteristic that makes him a delight to read, hear, or......

Of film festivals and dealing with mortality

Reporting from the recently concluded International Film Festival of Kerala, Rajeev Srinivasan writes about two particularly striking films that were screened at the fest.The 17th International......

Review: KBC 6 has lost some of its fizz

When it comes to entertainment, few succeed like Amitabh Bachchan does. The 69-year-old's popularity has not just expanded over the decades but sustained itself even in this day and age of instant......

Alag lives up to its name

With all the buzz about superhero films this month, and the nonsense of calling something 'India's first superhero film' when the genre's several decades old, one thing must be said in defence of......

'Australia playing in India is not a great preparation for Ashes'

Former Test paceman Merv Hughes says he is dumbfounded by Australia's Ashes build-up and has given his countrymen little hope of beating England in the series starting next......

Australia's Homework Gate: Tide turns against Watson

After 24 hours of the most withering abuse directed at Australia's management for excluding Shane Watson and three other cricketers from the Test team, the tide turned on Wednesday with a flurry......

Did match referee warn KP in 'airport toilet'?

England batsman Kevin Pietersen was informed about his punishment for showing dissentduring the third One-day international against India, in Ranchi, by match referee Andy Pycroft in the men's......

HI-IHF pact 'bizarre live-in relationship': IOA

Calling the working agreement between Hockey India and the Indian Hockey Federation a "bizarre live-in relationship", IOA acting President Vijay Kumar Malhotra on Tuesday said the two federations......

World Cup Sid: Colours of the Rainbow Nation

World Cup Sid, Rediff.com's man in South Africa shares his experiences in the Rainbow Nation... Perhaps a delay in writing this has tempered down the incredulousness with which I lived the......
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