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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......

Jayalalithaa's rivals divided over appealing against acquittal

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's political rivals are sharply divided over appealing against her acquittal in a disproportionate assets case that saw her return to power for a fifth time......

Chennai erupts in joy as Amma set to become CM on Saturday

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazagham supremo Jayalalithaa will be sworn in for the fifth time as Tamil Nadu chief minister on Saturday along with 28 ministers, nearly eight months after she was......

Kejriwal-Jung fight worsens, Delhi CM knocks PM's doors

As the battle escalated, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his bitter confrontation with the Lt Governor even as he......

The return of Amma: Will Karnataka play party pooper?

The Karnataka government is divided over filing an appeal in the Supreme Court against the acquittal of former Tamil Nadu chief minister. N Sathiya Moorthy analyses the possibilities   A......

Bangalore neighbourhood's toxic air threatens India's future

Once called India’s garden city, this upper middle-class residential area in Bangalore has India’s most toxic air, says Devanik Saha, IndiaSpend.com. On the day this story was written,......

'Below-normal rains may not lead to a spike in inflation'

"Even last year our monsoons were below normal, then winter rains were below normal, then in March we suddenly had non-seasonal rains... Yet the food prices (inflation) are only falling. This is......

India is proficient in making laws but lax in enforcing them

The loudest criticism of the new black money law is that while it is meant to prosecute and punish Indians with illegal foreign incomes and assets, the much bigger problem of black money in the......

Renault unveils Kwid, to be priced up to Rs 4 lakh

Renault Kwid will hit the Indian market around the festive season this year.   French auto major Renault on Wednesday unveiled its global entry-level car Kwid to be priced up to Rs......

Gadkari's grand plan: Rs 3 lakh cr of road projects in 6 months

'Our target is to contribute two per cent of gross domestic product through the roads and ports sector.' 'We are converting 12 major ports into smart cities. This is not part of the 100 smart......

Review: Tomorrowland plays it safe

Tomorrowland falls short of greatness it was capable of achieving, says Paloma Sharma. Coming The Incredibles and Ratatouille director Brad Bird, Disney's Tomorrowland is an over two-hour......

Mani Ratnam and the art of innocence

Yet, for all his belief in the goodness of life, Mani's films show that life is too complicated for goodness to permeate it completely. In Mani Ratnam's latest film O Kadhal Kanmani, a boy and a......

'Patang is seeped in my soul. Thank you, Prashant Bhargava'

'Prashant has left us and it is really tragic. But I want to hold on to those little moments of happiness that he shared with me and with others whose lives he touched.' Aseem Chhabra pays tribute......

Review: Bombay Velvet is an epic misfire

Bombay Velvet is an obviously shallow film, an all-out retro masala-movie with homage on the rocks and cocktail-shakers brimming with cliche, says Raja Sen. There are some filmmakers who scoff......

The Pakistan that India loves!

The ordinary life lived in Pakistan is now a part of the Indian imagination thanks to the popularity of Pakistani television serials in India, says Mohammad Asim Siddiqui. Image: Mahira Khan,......

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......

French Open PHOTOS: Sharapova, Murray, Berdych storm into second round

Maria Sharapova of Russia stretches for a forehand. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images Maria Sharapova was feeling off colour but her game looked in good health as the French Open champion......

More withdrawals leave Blatter favourite to retain FIFA top job

Jordan's Hussein lone challenger to Blatter after Figo, Van Praag withdraw Luis Figo: I am firm in my desire to take an active part in the regeneration of FIFA and I will be available for it......

Can Figo pull off upset win in FIFA presidentilal polls?

'Because of my upbringing and the time during and after my playing career, I cherish the fact that I am my own man. I don't owe anything to anybody. Therefore I can serve as FIFA president......

Pressure group, unions want FIFA sponsors to act on Qatar

Members of the Swiss UNIA workers union display red cards and shout slogans during a protest in front of the headquarters of soccer's international governing body FIFA Photograph: Arnd......
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Anshu Jain, Deutsche Bank

Whether engaging with the world or reaching out to NRIs, Modi is on the right track. Now, he needs to be inclusive. Deutsche Bank co-ceo Anshu Jain... ...

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Why did Rajkummar destroy Hamari Adhuri Kahani sets?

Do you know this? Rajkummar Rao, who plays Vidya Balan's husband in Mohit Suri's Hamari Adhuri Kahani, destroyed the sets on the last day of the... ...

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NDA govt acted to tackle corruption in 1 yr

The NDA government has rejuvenated India's economy, pushed proactive governance and acted to tackle corruption, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has... ...

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Deepika, Irrfan Took Romance to New Level in Piku, Says Shoojit Sircar

Irrfan Khan and Deepika Padukone's endearing chemistry in Piku took romance to a different level, says the film's director Shoojit Sircar. "During... ...

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Shenzhen Xineral Technology presents its range of LED switches

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