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The time to quit India had come

Historian Mridula Mukherjee narrates how the Quit India movement swept across the country even in the absence of its leaders, convincing the British that they could no longer continue to rule......

The dangers of imposing Hindi on India

'Some people make the vulgar argument that a lot of Indians speak Hindi.''But where exactly? Is that not relevant?'Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com A few of those who attended music maestro......

6 days after SC order for arrest of Karnan, police on wild goose chase

How hard can it be to find a judge?Very hard if the judge in question is CS Karnan. Desperate police teams from West Bengal to Tamil Nadu are at their wits end as they hunt for the Calcutta high......

Justice Karnan 'sentences' CJI and other SC judges to 5 years in prison

Calcutta high court judge Justice C S Karnan, who is facing contempt charges, on Monday "sentenced" Chief Justice of India J S Khehar and seven other judges of the Supreme Court to five years......

'Am quite normal': Justice Karnan declines to undergo medical examination

Calcutta high court judge Justice C S Karnan on Thursday declined to undergo a mental health check-up as ordered by the Supreme Court, telling a team of doctors he is ‘absolutely......

Why it will take weeks to tune ATMs

With about 2,000 qualified engineers to service ATMs across the country, it is an uphill task to modify 220,000 machines, Nupur Anand and Anup Roy report. It is more than a week now and the......

This IITian's venture is educating poor children in villages

Hippocampus Learning Centres bridges urban-rural gap through affordable, quality pre-schooling for kids, finds Anita Babu. Four-year-old Meghana Gowda loves her kindergarten classes. She......

Amitabh Kant: An ambitious bureaucrat who wants to make India a biz hotspot

The Secretary of Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Amitabh Kant tells Rahul Jacob how India could be made an easier place to do business in and why India's software smarts will......

Ranganath Mavinakere: The man behind Infosys' successful comeback

"There was not a single decision that I took during my second tenure without discussing it with Ranga and getting valuable input from him," says Narayana Murthy. IMAGE: Ranganath D Mavinakere.......

An IITian's venture: Two years, dozens of firms, but no trace of money

Investors and EOW waded through a maze of legal obstacles to get their hands on the 'kingpin'. Image: R Subramanian. Photograph: Sreeram Selvaraj     What is common between the secret......

'Yash Chopra said, "Tumne haste, haste, sub kuch keh diya"'

'The new Indian cinema has still not found its voice and identity. It's trapped under the deadwood weight of Bollywood and popular Indian cinema.' IMAGE: Rahul Bose as Agastya Sen in English......

'Making a film is like being married'

'There are too many things that haven't gone out of you. So even though the years may have gone by, you are still close to the films in terms of the making.' Mani Ratnam, whose Roja, Bombay and Dil......

'Winning the National Award is a huge motivating factor'

The National Award for the Best Tamil film this year went to Kuttram Kadithal (The Punishment).  The film was directed by debutant Bramma G and produced jointly under the JSK Film Corporation......

Catherine: Language was never a problem

Catherine Tresa, a Malayali brought up in the Middle East, began her tinsel-town journey with Kannada movies and subsequently worked in Malayalam and Telugu. It took her a while to do a Tamil film.......

Alok Nath: I have played father to people older than me

Alok Nath suddenly became a social media phenomenon last fortnight, restoring his national celebrity of the 1980s when he dominated the small screen in Ramesh Sippy's Buniyaad. 'I came to Bombay......

Which Indian has the best average in the 4th innings?

Rajneesh Gupta presents all the numbers from the first Test in Rajkot. IMAGE: It may be difficult to believe, but Virat Kohli has the highest batting average in the fourth innings of Tests among......

The most hundreds in the World Cup

Sachin Tendulkarbecame the batsman with maximum hundreds in the World Cup whenhehit a record fifth one in the mega event as India postedan imposing 338 all out in their Group B league match against......

Figure out the Previous World Cups

The tenth edition of the ICC World Cup kicks-off on February 19 with former champions India taking on Bangladesh in Dhaka.The tournament, jointly staged by India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, will see......

Chronology of ball tampering controversies

Law 42.3 of the Laws of Cricket prohibits a player from rubbing the ball on the ground for any reason, interfering with any of the seams or the surface of the ball, using any implement, or taking......
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Xiaomi to open its second Mi Home Store in Chennai on November 18

Xiaomi opened its first Mi Home Store in Chennai at Forum Mall in Vadapalani back in September. Today it has announced that it will open its... ...

http://www.fonearena.com/blog/235021/xiaomi-to-open-its-second-mi-home-store-in-chennai-on-november-18.html
The glorious past

The other day while listening to a panel of distinguished former cricketers and journalists at the launch of a cricket book in Mumbai, I got the... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/fc-weekend/close-glorious-past
Thousands displaced; relief camps to provide refuge

New Delhi : Thousands of people have taken refuge in relief camps as torrential monsoon rains flooded parts of Tamil Nadu, killing at least 12... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/chennai-rains-thousands-displaced-relief-camps-to-provide-refuge-news-national-rlenT3bbfihfg.html
The Air Perumal Murugan Breathes Is Still Venomous

FOR A POET WHO is acutely aware of the space around him, the city is a bourgeois contrivance incapable of fostering any sort of capacious... ...

http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/openthemagazine/lounge/~3/QDDtnMuLTao/the-air-perumal-murugan-breathes-is-still-venomous
Traffic restrictions around Palace Grounds

Traffic police have issued following advisory owing to Dashamah Soundaryalahari Parayanotsava and PM Narendra Modis participation in it at Sri... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/639921/traffic-restrictions-around-palace-grounds.html

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