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The myth of the Magna Carta

The Magna Carta was not quite a grand demand for equality, freedoms and rule of law but just a narrow demand for restricting the ruler’s powers to ring fence the interests of the elite. But......

Curious case of Jitender Singh Tomar LLB

The fiasco over the former Delhi law minister’s college degrees has damaged the reputation of the Aam Aadmi Party, says Nupur Sharma. As I pen this, television news channels are flashing......

'If con is the opposite of pro then Congress is the opposite of progress'

'Anyone who looks at our proposed amendments without politically-tinted glasses will give us full marks.' 'An isolated India is not in our interest. Just because we are a large country, we cannot......

Why the Modi hope lives on

The government is following a path where it will not be irresponsible or profligate with public money but will intervene in the interest of the poor   On September 28, 2014, at Madison......

Remembering the other 'Panditji'

When Prime Minister Modi observes the first anniversary of his government at Nagla Chandrabhan, Deendayal Upadhyaya’s birthplace in Mathura, on Monday, he shall be essentially reiterating his......

Not a single scandal, is this not Achche Din, asks Modi

'Our future focus will be on women, farmers, the urban poor and on employment.' Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday expressed confidence that reforms measures like the Goods and Services Tax......

Saradha scam: Where has all the money gone?

It was a multi-million rupee scam whose extent and reach are still being unravelled, so why did the chief of the scam-tainted Saradha group Sudipta Sen plead that he was unable to pay Rs 30,000 as......

'Mudra Bank will change the way India is functioning'

'Unlike money stashed abroad, domestic black money is not idle' 'Black money that is stashed abroad is around $1.5 trillion' R Vaidyanathan (bottom, left) has been a professor of finance and......

Rohan Murty, the master of many trades

Over home-cooked food, Murty tells Rahul Jacob how he is fascinated by history and ancient texts, and about his efforts to measure productivity in software companies, such as Infosys. Image:......

For Bahl, it's 18 all over again

Since his exit from the broadcasting empire he founded, Raghav Bahl has been moving swiftly to prepare for the launch of his mobile news service. The warning tape across the glass frontage is......

Review: Killa is a beautiful, beautiful film

Killa is a deep film with lofty ambitions and brilliant performances, raves Raja Sen. It is always hard to stay under the radar as you slip into a classroom. Much as Killa's young Chinmay......

John Abraham: My father is a super dad

'My father was very supportive of my decision of becoming a model and actor. He never questioned my career choices. He always told me to study because that would make me stand up in front of a......

Review: Purampokku... is a compelling political thriller

Director S P Jananathan’s Purampokku Engira Podhuvudamai is an honest and compelling political thriller that debates the arbitrary nature of capital punishment against the backdrop......

Raveena Tandon's CHILLY vacation

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Raveena Tandon is currently enjoying her vacation in the Arctic. She shared a picture, left, and tweeted: 'At the Arctic.' The......

'The Roast is more important than rape?'

The only tweets that make sense.The Hindi film fraternity rose in support of the funnymen over at AIB after they received flak for the 'vulgar' content of their recently released Roast of Ranveer......

Africans rule but 'Strong Boston' echoes two years after bombing

‘That’s how you have to run here. You have to be gritty and aggressive’ Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopa speaks to the media after winning the 119th Boston Marathon. Photograph: Jim......

Cricket is like circle of life, a great leveller: Dhoni

India captain and wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni celebrates with team mates during the World Cup quarter-final against Bangladesh at the MCG. Photograph: Brandon Malone/Reuters Mahendra Singh......

Yograj says Dhoni did not want Yuvraj in WC squad; son differs

Yuvraj Singh's father Yograj made a controversial claim on Monday, saying Mahendra Singh Dhoni did not want his son in India's squad for the World Cup. However, the all-rounder, hero of......

After win, Dhoni takes a dig at the critics

‘The hype and attraction is like that of a five-star hotel preparation’ ‘The record is good, but it's something that I don't want to get into because there will come a time when......

Classy Vijay no longer India's unsung hero

In Murali Vijay, Team India has rediscovered a technically sound, highly reliable opener who can be both aggressive and defensive, says Haresh Pandya Murali Vijay bats on Day 1 of the second Test......
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The myth of the Magna Carta

The Magna Carta was not quite a grand demand for equality, freedoms and rule of law but just a narrow demand for restricting the ruler’s... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/the-myth-of-the-magna-carta/20150626.htm
Killa is a beautiful, beautiful film

Killa is a deep film with lofty ambitions and brilliant performances, raves Raja Sen. It is always hard to stay under the radar as you slip into a... ...

http://www.rediff.com/movies/review/review-killa-is-a-beautiful-beautiful-film/20150626.htm
My father is a super dad

'My father was very supportive of my decision of becoming a model and actor. He never questioned my career choices. He always told me to study... ...

http://www.rediff.com/movies/report/john-abraham-my-father-is-a-super-dad/20150621.htm
Curious case of Jitender Singh Tomar LLB

The fiasco over the former Delhi law minister’s college degrees has damaged the reputation of the Aam Aadmi Party, says Nupur Sharma. As I... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/the-case-of-jitender-singh-tomar-llb/20150616.htm
Not a single scandal, is this not Achche Din, asks Modi

'Our future focus will be on women, farmers, the urban poor and on employment.' Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday expressed confidence that... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/interview/modi-one-not-a-single-scandal-is-this-not-achche-din-asks-modi/20150528.htm

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