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'If my politics is Leftist, it doesn't mean I am a Maoist'

'Is it a crime to be inspired by the Left ideology? Why can't I read a book on Marxist philosophy? Is it banned in India?' activist Jolly Chirayath asks Shobha Warrier. After living in the United......

The truth behind the assassination of Gandhiji

'Godse is no more, but the mindset which gave birth to such distorted philosophy is unfortunately still with us,' notes Gandhian Chunibhai Vaidya. The killer of Gandhiji and his apologists sought......

'I had no right to teach students who I deserted'

'It's the least I could do,' says Professor Soumitra Basu, head of the Philosophy department at Jadavpur University, who resigned to protest against the police violence last week. Professor......

Congress is philosophy that can't be wiped out, Rahul retorts to Modi

Rebuking Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s call to wipe out the Congress in 2014 election, party Vice President Rahul Gandhi said, “The Congress is not......

'My governing philosophy is closer to where Obama's is'

'The story is for the first time, Silicon Valley is mobilising locally to have a voice in American politics. The national Asian American-South Asian Diaspora with the Swadesh Chatterjees and Deepak......

Mudra Bank: New regime, old philosophy

What can Mudra Bank do that can't be done now with some tweaking of the existing system? I dug around a bit and discovered, to my horror, that successive governments have focused on microlending......

Lead me, follow me or get out of the way: Jaitley

On the day of an unusual Railway Budget, Jaitley spelt out Modi Govt's philosophy, speaking in the context of opposition to the Land Bill No new trains in the Railway Budget and the Bharatiya......

Modi govt has a progressive agenda for health: Melinda Gates

On a recent visit to India, Bill and Melinda Gates spoke with the author Chetan Bhagat about the philosophy behind their philanthropy at a public event titled "All Lives have Equal Value" on......

Gandhi's 'Sarvodaya' philosophy can revive the Indian economy

In over six decades of democracy, India has had a grim record of policies and laws that were intended to foster fairness and equality to all, says Rajni Bakshi. The austere simplicity of the Bombay......

Indian TV channels go on war overseas

In July, Zee Entertainment, one of India's largest broadcasters, adopted a new philosophy and tagline: Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam, the world is one family. It comes after the company made a strategic......

Review: Shuddh Desi Romance has NO dull moments

Shuddh Desi Romance conveys a simple but underrated philosophy in the most fun way possible, feels Sukanya Verma. If everybody acted on the instincts they felt on the day of their wedding, it would......

Cocktail, Devdas, Gupt: Bollywood's tryst with love triangles

'I am a woman in love. And I'd do anything to get you into my world.' Know this Barbra Streisand chartbuster? Imagine two women feeling this way about the same guy. It’s not the best......

Kamal Haasan meets the Dalai Lama

Kamal Haasan’s dream came true earlier this week. He met the Dalai Lama on November 10, and the meeting lasted a good hour. "I have always admired his resilience and purpose,"......

THIS is why Jio MAMI was totally worth it!

In spite of the glitches and scramble, the Mumbai Film Festival shaped into an enriching experience, feels Sukanya Verma. Our lives get set to a routine tune that any break in the monotony is a......

Vote for Shah Rukh Khan's BEST film!

Bollywood's Badshah turns 50 on November 2, and it's time to celebrate his life and movies. Beginning today, we present a special series on SRK, The Superstar. 'I don't know why other people act,......

Honed in Barca school of football, Josue ready to wow India

Shaped in the famous philosophy of European club champions FC Barcelona’s one-touch football, this 22-year-old is a nomad of sorts. A product from the stable of La Masia, Spaniard Josue......

Modest Dhoni leads by example for expectant India

Live in the moment, keep it simple and work hard. It may not be the most sophisticated philosophy to come out of India but it is a concise mantra which has served Mahendra Singh Dhoni well in......

Fearless Sehwag aims to get India off to good start

Flawless hand-eye coordination and a simple batting philosophy where half-measures have no place allow Virender Sehwag to compensate for other shortcomings and make himself invaluable to India.......

I don't do anything but delegate...and earn a lot of money: Van Gaal

IMAGE: Manchester United Manager Louis van Gaal (left) looks on with Assistant Ryan Giggs prior to a Premier League match. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images Louis van Gaal does "nothing"......

Hazlewood gets the nod ahead of Siddle for first Test vs Kiwis

- With more height and bounce to his bowling than Peter Siddle can offer, Josh Hazlewood's five-wicket haul on debut against India at the Gabba last year also clearly played a part in his selection......
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