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'Kejriwal is not wrong, but is this the right method of realising that objective?'

'Indian politics has had three-and-a-half master narratives -- secular nationalism, Hindu nationalism, justice for lower castes and regionalism. The AAP seeks to go beyond that. Therein lies its......

Why Congress guns won't boom in Parliament

Rediff.com contributor Anita Katyal explains why the Congress is ill-equipped to battle the Narendra Modi government in the forthcoming Budget session of Parliament. As the first Parliament budget......

New York Times to discontinue India-specific blog

Leading American daily the New York Times is bringing the curtains down on its India-specific blog, less than three years after it launched the online feature that offered news and analysis about......

Why Indian nationalism must win over Macaulayan ideas

In the first part of this column Colonel (retd) Anil Athale spoke of an aspirational India that is attempting to throw away shackles of Macualayism and the challenges that Narendra Modi faces. Part......

Preity Zinta molestation: Police examine CCTV footage

Mumbai police on Saturday launched a probe into alleged molestation of Bollywood actress Preity Zinta by her former boyfriend Ness Wadia and would soon record the statements of IPL CEO and others......

'Acche din aa rahe hain' for Indo-Pak ties: Pak envoy

Borrowing from Narendra Modi's phraseology, Pakistan on Tuesday said 'acche din aa rahe hain' for bilateral ties with India and expressed hope that the process of granting non-discriminatory market......

Now, Mukesh Ambani picks up stake in Epic TV

Billionaire industrialist Mukesh Ambani has turned a venture capitalist and is backing a new television channel Epic TV due to go on air next month. Epic TV is a niche high-definition channel,......

Interest rates: Is the UPA goofing up big time?

If Indian banks do not fix the right interest rates on deposits, they run the risk of dynamiting the social security of ordinary Indians, writes M R Venkatesh. Personally, I am spoilt for choice.......

3 Movies Modi MUST see!

'A nation of 125 crore people cannot be run by a single narrative of majority-ism. You need the bandwidth to accommodate the thousands of stories which exist here' As Narendra Modi prepares to......

Review: Ramanujan is a must watch

Director Gnana Rajasekaran’s Ramanujan is a well researched, well-written and brilliantly directed film dedicated to India’s mathematical prodigy, Ramanujan, whose genius hung like......

Review: Filmistaan is absolutely flawless

Filmistaan has a strong plot and well-developed characters, says Paloma Sharma.While Gandhiji has been long hailed as the father of the nation, it is CineMaa that is the undisputed mother of not......

The Top 5 Films of Anjan Das

The National Award-winning director gave us some fine films before he succumbed to liver cancer on June 2. National Award-winning director Anjan Das began his film career in the mid-1970s with two......

Review: Kya Dilli Kya Lahore is a decent effort

'The idea behind Kya Dilli Kya Lahore is to once again point out the futility of war as well as highlight why human comes before being. And Vijay Raaz accomplishes that to a......

'Tendulkar's retirement will be a huge loss for every Indian'

Sachin Tendulkar is receiving praise and adulation from all quarters. Adding to that was actor Abhishek Bachchan, who termed the Master Blaster the best sportsman in the world. “With due......

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Q. congress has not uttered a word of congrats to Modi. is this the normal adamant nature and arrogance of this party ?? :))
Pathline Channel:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/congress-has-not-uttered-a-word-of-congrats-to-modi.-is-this/27445076/answers/

Farhaan
Q. Do you think Rajiv Gandhi's assassins should be released?
Farhaan:  A. and More ever Manishankar Iyyer (I hate this Guy along with Diggi ), He Narrated a 250 words essay abt congress's victory in 1952 etc, this man...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-you-think-rajiv-gandhis-assassins-should-be-released/27126234/answers/27445109

amitava duttamajumdar
Q. why Mahabharat contains eighteen chapters?
Amitava Duttamajumdar:  A. Director: A.M.R. Ramesh ', Producer: Halappa, Kenchappa Gowda Cast: Ravi Kale, Malavika, Avinash, Rang@yana Raghu, Tara, Nasser, Ashok Rao...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-mahabharat-contains-eighteen-chapters/26961163/answers/27126239

sanjay karmakar
Q. imagine ghandiji!! the prime minister of india and narrate the dress of the indians!!
Sanjay Karmakar:  A. Good question. This is the commentary of sri apparusu vijaya rama rao: '' The maha bharata is considered panchama or fifth veda. Mahabharat is a...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/imagine-ghandiji-the-prime-minister-of-india-and-narrate-the/25090154/answers/26961178

Alaina
Q. Though most of us have taken 'sunnah' and 'hadith' are the same , they are not the same. What is the difference between hadith and sunnah?
Alaina:  A. Refresh your G.K. He is Father of the nation & not a P.M. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/though-most-of-us-have-taken-sunnah-and-hadith-are-the-same-/23318759/answers/25090160

  Web results for National Narrative
Aacha Din Aagaya! Civil Engineers had a 'Good Day' Interacting with Two Top Speakers from USA

by Alfie D'Souza, Team Mangalorean Mangalore: Any program organized by Association of Consulting Civil Engineers (India) (ACCE) -Mangalore Centre... ...

http://www.mangalorean.com/news.php?newstype=broadcast&broadcastid=499820
NGOs, please be a bit more political

NGOs, funded by a variety of currencies and interests continue to operate all over the country. Photo: Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint The furore over... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/DK9OeMv6HMQNniw2TpHzgP/NGOs-please-be-a-bit-more-political.html
Horror Story with a Difference

What does a happily married couple do when their life is wrecked by a supernatural entity? Well, for one, they seek an exorcist. What happens after... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/entertainment/tamil/Horror-Story-with-a-Difference/2014/07/29/article2353087.ece
NHRC notice on schoolgirls torture

CUTTACK: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought a report from the state government in connection with alleged physical and mental... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bhubaneswar/NHRC-notice-on-schoolgirls-torture/articleshow/39214482.cms
Building support for Sports

Manipur is a sport powerhouse is an oft-repeated statement. With a long list of names that have made it to medal winning hall of fame for the... ...

http://kanglaonline.com/2014/07/building-support-for-sports/

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