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How star-power plays out on the streets of Tamil Nadu

In Tamil Nadu, the alternative to one Dravidian party has been another, and for one actor-politician CM, there is another. Their initial popularity may owe to their filmi charisma, but their......

The soldier who became a legend

A fortnight after he became the face of the Indian soldier in the Kargil war, on July 8, 1999, Vikram Batra died. He was mortally wounded after fighting through the night while recapturing Peak......

Meet the dictators Modi will shake hands with

Brutal and ruthless, with terrible human rights records, these autocrats will welcome Narendra Modi to their realm this coming week. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a visit to five Central......

Good enough for China, but India spurns Arjun

For some inexplicable reason, the army prefers to use Russian armour; Arjun is deployed in only two of its 63 armoured regiments. Ajai Shukla reports. Chinese experts have given a thumbs up to the......

Exclusive! 'Sri Lanka will never pose a threat to India'

'We have nothing to gain by helping any other country to become a threat to India,' former Sri Lanka president Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is on the comeback trail, tells Rediff.com senior contributor......

It's time the govt pays immediate attention to infra sector

India's construction sector is in financial crisis today, with many companies facing an existential threat. From the mid-1990s to as late as 2008, reports from multi-lateral agencies financing......

In an interconnected world, India cannot escape Greece crisis's fallout

If the impact of the Greece crisis spreads across Europe and parts of the world which are more interconnected than ever before, India cannot hope to be insulated, says Paranjoy Guha Thakurta.......

Listen to the sound of your brand

Sonic branding is about communicating the essence of your brand using audio or music. If sound and music play such a large role in the media scape of today, doesn't it stand to reason that your......

10 factors that make Maruti Celerio diesel an attractive car

"The Maruti Celerio diesel is a peppy car to drive with the right ergonomics, which makes it extremely practical while also being easy on the pocket," finds Indian motoring website MotorBeam. ......

Who determines the price -- market or regulator?

The govt needs to decide whether it wants a regulator to exercise pricing controlsA Supreme Court order last week ruled that the Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board did not have pricing......

'I feel girls don't like me'

'I went to the Siddhi Vinayak temple in Mumbai, and a lady starting cursing me.' 'A man in Shirdi temple asked why I had come there when my conduct in Balika Vadhu was wrong! It's not easy.'......

Revisiting Sanjeev Kumar's masterful, must-watch Dastak.

In our special series re-visiting great Hindi film classics, we look back at Sanjeev Kumar's Dastak (1970). Image: Sanjeev Kumar and Rehana Sultan in Dastak Snapshots of Mumbai’s......

Bollywood's half-yearly report card: The good stuff

Raja Sen looks back at the good things that happened in Bollywood in the first half of 2015.  Half of 2015 has flown by, and it’s a good time to take stock of Hindi cinema and its latest......

'Yes, I have done adult films. But nobody is talking about my good films'

'I defy all the controversy. For me, it is meaningless. They say the students are unhappy that I have been appointed as the head of FTII. They have not seen my work so how can they be unhappy?'......

Review: Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho lacks bite

Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho takes off with a great premise but fails to realise its full potential, says Nishi Tiwari. Journalist-turned-filmmaker Vinod Kapri's debut feature Miss Tankapur Haazir Ho is......

Nishikori powers to victory over Murray at Tour Finals

Kei Nishikori of Japan plays a forehand against Andy Murray during their round robin match during the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images......

Ashes: Where are the players of the 2005 series now?

England won the Ashes for the first time since 1987 in 2005. It was the greatest series in the history of the game, but what has become of those Australian and English players a decade on? Read on......

This 'perfect player' is first Spanish woman in 18 years to make semis

A heady mix of talent and gumption, Garbine Muguruza now in the same league as Arantxa-Sanchez Vicario Spain's Garbine Muguruza plays a forehand in her quarter-final match against Switzerland's......

Ashes will be tough but that's not to say England can't beat Australia: KP

England captain Alastair Cook (second right) and teammates chat during England nets ahead of the first Ashes Test match against Australia in Cardiff. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images Former......

Lloyd hat-trick inspires US to third Women's World Cup title

United States players celebrate as they receive the FIFA Women's World Cup trophy after defeating Japan in the final of the FIFA 2015 Women's World Cup at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver on Sunday.......
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5 reasons why bears are running riot as Sensex shrivels 500 points

NEW DELHI: The S&P BSE Sensex plunged 535 points in trade on Wednesday tracking Asian markets, which were trading sharply lower led by a massive... ...

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It's time the govt pays immediate attention to infra sector

India's construction sector is in financial crisis today, with many companies facing an existential threat. From the mid-1990s to as late as 2008,... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/report/column-its-time-the-govt-pays-immediate-attention-to-infra-sector/20150708.htm
Where are the players of the 2005 series now?

England won the Ashes for the first time since 1987 in 2005. It was the greatest series in the history of the game, but what has become of those... ...

http://www.rediff.com/cricket/report/ashes-where-are-the-players-of-the-2005-series-now-england-australia-test-cricket/20150708.htm
This 'perfect player' is first Spanish woman in 18 years to make semis

A heady mix of talent and gumption, Garbine Muguruza now in the same league as Arantxa-Sanchez Vicario Spain's Garbine Muguruza plays a forehand... ...

http://www.rediff.com/sports/report/wimbledon-pix-this-perfect-player-is-first-spanish-woman-in-18-years-to-make-semis-garbine-muguruza/20150708.htm
The soldier who became a legend

A fortnight after he became the face of the Indian soldier in the Kargil war, on July 8, 1999, Vikram Batra died. He was mortally wounded after... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/the-soldier-who-became-a-legend/20150708.htm

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