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'It is great to focus on the PM's personality and vision, but...'

'We cannot ignore the role of public institutions in driving development... I don't see much focus on institutional renewal.' Sunil Khilnani, director, India Institute, King's College, London, and......

Nehru's legacy holds no electoral dividend for Congress

The argument that a Bharatiya Janata Party government has no business marking the 125th birth anniversary of Panditji makes little sense, says Virendra Kapoor What is it with the Congress......

Congress crisis: Looking for icons from decades ago

To look for lessons from Nehru's life to find a way out of the Congress' quagmire is probably futile, says Rahul Jacob  In one of his periodic immersion courses in Indian politics,......

The house where Nehru lived

Teacher Sanjay Ahuja from Faridabad with his students at Teen Murti Bhavan, New Delhi. ‘One visit to Teen Murti Bhavan is proof that Nehru is one legend who can’t be dwarfed by......

President Pranab takes a class on Swachh Bharat

The slogan of "Swachh Bharat" on Friday echoed in Rashtrapati Bhavan where President Pranab Mukherjee urged students, who came to meet him on the occasion of Children's Day, to keep their schools......

How to sell India to the US

The government needs to create more effective programmes to show that life in modern India is not that different from life anywhere else. Last Saturday afternoon, I was in my car on Peddar Road......

From the Indus Valley Civilisation to SEZs

The lack of urban planning and efficient service delivery in modern India are serious deterrents to entrepreneurship, write Kala Seetharam Sridharand Samar VermaBengaluru, the IT (information......

The story behind Amul's 'utterly butterly' ads

The ads represent a history of modern India acted out by a little heroine, healthy and confident about the future. It was 1966. The advertising for a product called Amul butter was assigned to......

Who benefits from reforms?

There are two quick ways to advertise your modernity in India today. The first is to carry an iPad when you go for meetings, even if all you do with it is read email; and the second is to declare......

India's top 20 profit making PSUs

India's first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru called public sector units 'the temples of modern India'. While some PSUs have lived up to the expectations and contributed substantially to India's......

'We're celebrating Modi becoming prime minister'

'Americans understand India as an emerging superpower, they do not understand that we'd already arrived.' Indian-American actor Akshay Kapoor, on what to expect at New York's Madison Square Garden......

'Women are being used to create ideas of Indian identity'

Filmmaker Nisha Pahuja, whose widely acclaimed documentary opens in Indian theatres on June 6, in conversation with Aseem Chhabra. Indo-Canadian documentary filmmaker Nisha Pahuja has examined......
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Q. What do the promisory note printed on currency notes with signature of Governor of Reserve Bank of India mean?
Sitapati Rao:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-do-the-promisory-note-printed-on-currency-notes-with-si/28081002/answers/

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Q. JAI SHRI RAM NEHRUJI WAS A TOWERING LEADER AND ARCHITECT OF MODERN INDIA BUT HE HAS SO MANY ADVERSITIES WHICH SHOULD BE KNOWN. HE BLACKMAILED GANDHI TO BE PM AFTER 12 OF 15 CONGRESS WORKING MEMBERS VOTED FOR PATELJI TO BE PRESIDENT OF PARTY AND SUBSEQUENTLY TO BE PM,HE HAD NO SELF RESPECT AND CONSCIENCE TO REMOVE MEMORIALS AND SIGNS OF INVASION AND SLAVERY,HE IS PRO MUSLIMS THAT IS WHY DIFFERENCES WITH PATELJI AND BABU RAJENDRA PDJI AND HE DID NOT ATTEND THEIR FUNERALS BESIDE ASKING BUREAUCRATS TO PAY EXPENSES IF WISH TO ATTEND FUNERAL OF PATELJI,HE WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PRESENT POS.OFJK
Ramesh Agarwal:  A. Bearer is the person holding the note.Modern day currency is a fiat currency, which means that it is worthless intrinsically (i.e., the paper on...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/jai-shri-ram-nehruji-was-a-towering-leader-and-architect-of-/28056876/answers/28081023

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Q. who is known as Father of Indology and the first anthropologist.?
Kkkkkk:  A. sir, what you have said, I too have heard and read and was shell shocked to see some of the snaps of his more

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  Web results for Modern India
Tryst with pettiness

What such rabid saffronites will make of the present-day Modi who has put up the brown sahib's portrait in the PMO, is difficult to say, but there... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/90325-tryst-with-pettiness.html
Chaiti Bai’s story and modern India

The deaths of Chaiti Bai and other women after a botched tubectomy in Chhattisgarh are an opportunity to reflect on the problems India faces in the... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/chaiti-bais-story-and-modern-india/article6644008.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
AN INDIAN ORIGINAL

Aatish Taseer's new novel is a modern classic on being Indian Cover Story The word for history in Sanskrit is itihasa , the way things were.... ...

http://www.openthemagazine.com/article/nation/an-indian-original
"Modi must provide an intellectual alternative"

Web Exclusive Aatish Taseer's new novel, The Way Things Were, is an Indian classic spanning the eventful decades between the Emergency and the... ...

http://www.openthemagazine.com/article/nation/modi-must-provide-an-intellectual-alternative
Indian-origin historian Tapan Raychaudhuri dies in UK

chaudhuri, an Indian-origin historian of modern South Asia, died following long illness in the UK. He was 90. Raychaudhuri died on Wednesday in... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/indian-origin-historian-tapan-raychaudhuri-dies-in-uk-114112800789_1.html

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