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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......

Recruitment scam: HC upholds 10-yr jail term for ex-Haryana CM, son

Former Haryana chief minister O P Chautala and five others including his son were on Thursday awarded a decade-long jail term in the teachers' recruitment scam case by the Delhi high court which......

Netanyahu slams Obama on his turf; warns against paving Iran's path to the bomb

Likening Iran to the Islamic State, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has asked the United States Congress to take a harder line against Tehran to prevent it from acquiring nuclear weapons......

'The killing of the last terrorist is most problematic'

'It is a very hard won situation that the army has brought about in J&K in 25 years, we don't want to fritter it away...' 'By 2010-2012 the terrorist strength had come down to 300, 400. From a high......

The key word in this arrangement is governance, governance and only governance

So-called fringe elements on either side, more so in the Saffron Parivar, can easily upset the Modi-Mufti applecart. They only have to drag contentious issues into the limelight to do that, says......

Markets fall on profit-booking despite RBI's surprise rate cut

Benchmark indices failed to sustain gains and retreated from day's high dragged primarily by the losses in metals, information technology and bank shares as investors started to book profits in......

Good time to buy infra-related stocks for the long term: Analysts

A significant increase in planned public-sector capital expenditure, coupled with measures to increase investment and financing in the private sector, will be credit-positive for infrastructure......

Budget Impact: Hope and disappointment

The extra 2% surcharge on dividend distribution will have a mildly negative impact on investor sentiment if corporates decided to rebalance dividend payouts downwards to compensate, notes......

Suresh Prabhu: A star who can transform the Railways

Prabhu was the architect of the Electricity Act of 2003, which set the stage for reforms in the power sector. He could well end up transforming the Railways, notes T N Ninan. Image: Railways......

Clean energy cess to hike cost for power sector

Allotment of 5 UMPP on plug and play mode is a welcome announcement in Union Budget 2015-16, the increase in clean energy cess (effective rate) by Rs 100/ tonne on coal/lignite is a negative for......

First Look: Ravi Teja's Power

Ravi Teja plays a cop in Power which releases on September 5. The film is produced by Rockline Venkatesh, a well-known Kannada producer now making a foray into Telugu cinema. The director is K S......

'Save water this Holi. There isn't enough for some to even drink'

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Several film celebrities took to Twitter to share their Holi excitement and wish their fans. Here's what they said: Elli Avram......

A salute to the supremely sexy Mr Spock

Leonard Nimoy let us all experience how sexy thinking could truly be, says Raja Sen. I doubt anybody really remembers the first time they watched Star Trek. How old they were, what episode it was,......

'Badlapur is my first film that is making money'

'The public has appreciated Badlapur and a black marketeer was trying to sell me a ticket the other day!' Director Sriram Raghavan tells Patcy N/ Rediff.com "Badlapur is my first film that is......

Review: Kaaki Sattai is appealing

A decently paced, well scripted film with plenty of humour and great music makes Sivakarthikeyan's Kaaki Sattai worth a watch, writes S Saraswathi. The Ethir Neechal team has come......

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......

'India is inconsistent and will have trouble defending its title'

India's Mohit Sharma celebrates with teammates after taking a wicket. Photograph: BCCI West Indies great Vivian Richards has called Mahendra Singh Dhoni's side a "powerful force"......

PHOTOS: Bangladesh down Scotland to keep quarters hopes alive

Tamim Iqbal of Bangladesh pulls the ball for a four. Photograph: Hannah Peters/Getty Images Kyle Coetzer's career-best 156 went in vain as Bangladesh scripted a brilliant chase to notch up a......

World Cup blog: Do we really want to see 1000-run ODI totals?

A selection of musings from around the cricket World Cup South Africa's AB de Villiers bats during the 2015 World Cup match against the West Indies at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Photograph: Matt......

Shehzad leads Pakistan to morale-boosting win against UAE

Pakistan opener Ahmed Shehzad. Photograph: Hannah Peters/Getty Images Ahmed Shehzad anchored Pakistan's innings and his bowlers then ensured United Arab Emirates never seriously challenged it as......
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Cold War-era thriller premieres as opera

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Court refuses to reduce Chautala's jail term

New Delhi, March 5 (PTI): Former Haryana chief minister O.P. Chautala and and his son Ajay, today failed to get any relief from Delhi High Court on... ...

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