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Want to live in the India Anna wants to build?

Millions of Indians, mainly the middle strata amongst the upper castes, were waiting for an Anna to descend on them with an Indian edition of Talibanism, says Chandrabhan Prasad. It is true that......

How Muzaffarpur was different from Muzaffarnagar

'The horrific episode of January 18 in Muzaffarpur, Bihar, is quite different from what happened in Muzaffarnagar, UP, in September 2013.' 'The Akhilesh Yadav-led administration and riot-mongers......

What Rajni Kothari had predicted for India

Noted political scientist Rajni Kothari passed into the ages on Monday.Renowned as a scholar and an activist for his continuing search on intellectual, political and ethical dimensions of......

The Gujarat I saw

Gujarat, says Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com, is a state that is seeing rapid changes, capturing some of the churn that he witnessed. If there is one thing you can't miss after Narendra Modi became prime......

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......

Indian economy worries? Its billionaire wealth is a stunner!

The report shows the ratio of billionaire wealth to gross domestic product in India, at 12 per cent in 2012, was higher than other economies with a similar development level. The concentration of......

How far has India gone on reforms since Narasimha Rao's regime

While previous governments had shied away from reforms, the PV Narasimha Rao's government launched broad reforms encompassing the real, external, monetary, financial and fiscal sectors.  ......

DGCA acts tough against troubled SpiceJet

Concerned over the deteriorating condition of SpiceJet and large-scale flight cancellations, aviation regulator DGCA on Friday withdrew 186 of its slots and asked it to clear salary dues of all its......

Why Android Lollipop takes the cake

5.0 reasons to love the latest update for Android, notes Nitin Sreedhar Unveiled in June this year at the Google I/O, Android Lollipop or L (5.0) has been finally rolled out for most major devices......

RBI fires warning shots on companies' lack of forex hedging

Alarmed at the currency risks that Indian companies are running on their books, the central bank may consider making hedging mandatory if banks cannot persuade their corporate customers to seek......

'Alone has some really hot sequences. I hope my mother doesn't see them!'

'When I sign a film, I know exactly what I am supposed to do. No one tells me I have 10 kissing scenes and five lovemaking scenes. Alone is the boldest film I have ever done.' Bipasha......

The Top 11 English Films of 2014

From Boyhood to The Grand Budapest Hotel, we've seen some brilliant cinema this year. The year 2014 saw many exceptional films, some of which have already dominated the critics’ awards cycle.......

What makes Kapil Sharma the hottest property on TV

Kapil Sharma, the anchor of Comedy Nights with Kapil, is the funniest man in India.  Applauding is a good way to stay warm inside the freezing Studio 7 at Film City in Mumbai's Goregaon. A......

Review: Happy Ending isn't quite so happy

Happy Ending, at its core, is pretentious and does not quite live up to expectations, save for Govinda, who lights up the screen with his mere presence and those legendary moves, says Nishi Tiwari.......

Darshan's Ambareesha releases today

Popular Kannada actor Darshan’s much-awaited movie Ambareesha is releasing on Thursday, November 20, across Karnataka. Ambareesha, which has been in the making for a while, is said to be the......

Morgan will drive England's new mindset at World Cup

England will adopt a positive approach and cast off the shackles at the World Cup under new skipper Eoin Morgan, coach Peter Moores said on Tuesday before the squad flew out to Australia. The......

No way back for Pietersen despite Cook sacking

Kevin Pietersen. Photograph: Darrian Traynor/Getty Images England cricket chiefs have moved quickly to make it clear that Alastair Cook's dismissal as one-day captain has not opened the door for a......

From 'Mr Tuck Tuck' to 'Go Misbah Go'

The cricket career of Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has come a full circle. Misbah is no longer ‘Mr Tuck Tuck’ Misbah-ul-Haq, Pakistan captain celebrates. Photograph: Warren......

Sports Shorts: Paes-Bopanna knocked out of Japan Open

Rohan Bopanna and Leander Paes of India in action during the Rakuten Open 2014 at Ariake Colosseum in Tokyo. Photograph: Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images India’s Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna......

Sports Shorts: 'Run against Blatter or shut up'

FIFA chief, Sepp Blatter. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images Opponents of FIFA President Sepp Blatter should run against him instead of merely criticising his decision to go for another term at......

  People speak for middle caste

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Apocalypso
Q. Political scientist Chris Jaffrelot states that the development in Guj has been limited to the urban middle class, whereas rural dwellers and lower castes have become increasingly marginalised. He cites the fact that Gujarat ranks Twenty first among the 28 Indian states in terms of its Human Development Index, due to the lack of development in rural Gujarat. He states under Modi the number of families living below the poverty line has increased, and that particularly rural adivasi and dalits have become increasingly marginalised.Is it a Guj model of Deveplmt then ?
Apocalypso:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/political-scientist-chris-jaffrelot-states-that-the-developm/27417444/answers/

priya rai
Q. What hot dish do you like that is made with dry fruits as its main ingredient?
Priya Rai:  A. thats a Properly communists funded news, these days when one prospers every body else connected to it gets the Benefit, Casts Like things have no meaning now more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-hot-dish-do-you-like-that-is-made-with-dry-fruits-as-it/27318893/answers/27417454

sigma
Q. Why AAP cant move to next step even though they have good support from public ?
Sigma:  A. Gujarati cuisine food is predominantly vegetarian. The typical Gujarati Thali consists of Rotli a flat bread made from wheat flour, daal or kadhi,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-aap-cant-move-to-next-step-even-though-they-have-good-su/26984438/answers/27318899

syed ilyas
Q. You sing to whose tunes ?
Syed Ilyas:  A. there inexperience at governance is being shown mercilessly on media..the educated middle and upper middle caste do not support them much.. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/you-sing-to-whose-tunes-/26942931/answers/26984449

syed ilyas
Q. The recent elections have shown that the people will no longer be fooled by promises , they want solid action on the ground ? They have to see the performance chart of parties ?
Syed Ilyas:  A. Auditioning for musical theater IS stressful. Everyone gets nervous, even people who have done a lot of performing. Especially if it is a big show...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-recent-elections-have-shown-that-the-people-will-no-long/26942775/answers/26942998

  Web results for Middle Caste
RK Laxman no more - why India loves Laxman Rekha

New Delhi : Who is the greatest Mysorean of our times? Difficult question, given that Mysore has produced some of the best minds in India, and the... ...

http://ibnlive.in.com/news/rk-laxman-no-more--why-india-loves-laxman-rekha/524960-3.html
Wheres the ObamaModi selfie weve been waiting for

Forget the ostensibly square confines of politics. Selfies are a big thing and everybody does it, whether it's your next-door neighbor or the head... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/india-news/where-s-the-obama-modi-selfie-we-ve-been-waiting-for/article1-1310773.aspx
A warning against privileged lot for the great Indian republic

This winter morning in Delhi, for no fault of his, US President Barack Obama will endure folk dances, and the parade of military equipment that... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/manujoseph/many-warnings-in-plain-sight/article1-1310693.aspx
Bribes for Homes. How a Part of Mumbai Copes.

(Matias Echanove and Rahul Srivastava run the Institute of Urbanology, which has an office in Shivaji Nagar (Govandi), Mumbai) There are some... ...

http://www.ndtv.com/article/opinion/bribes-for-homes-how-a-part-of-mumbai-copes-653605?pfrom=nri_videowidget_cat_6
Syriza Set to Win Greek Election, Interior Ministry Projects...

By Stelios Bouras And Alkman Granitsas ATHENS--Greek leftist party Syriza is set to win Sunday's election but may not have enough support to form... ...

http://in.advfn.com/news_Syriza-Set-to-Win-Greek-Election-Interior-Ministry-Projects-3rd-Update_65222471.html

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