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The Huge Call Centre Scam

An industry of scamsters is operating in the guise of call centres in India, report Ranjita Ganesan, Dhruv Munjal and Nikita Puri. How the Rs 500 crore scam was busted For the last few months,......

Constitution bench to examine if SC exempted under RTI Act

The Supreme Court on Wednesday referred to the constitution bench a plea raising questions whether the apex court was exempted from disclosing information on appointment of judges and other matters......

Farewell, Rest Well in Eternity

Murali Kamma remembers the notables we lost in 2015. IMAGE: President A P J Abdul Kalam, who India and the world lost this year. As another year winds down and the revelry begins, one naturally......

'Modi can learn much from Narasimha Rao'

Jairam Ramesh, a familiar figure in Indian politics, is known for his felicity with both the spoken and written word. After the Manmohan Singh government was voted out in May 2014, Jairam Ramesh,......

Medical bills of judges cannot be disclosed under RTI: SC

Medical expenses of judges and their families cannot be made public under Right to Information Act, the Supreme Court ruled on Thursday, maintaining there should be "some respect for privacy".......

GST delay to cast shadow on Budget

Consensus seems a problem before the current session of Parliament ends.Business Standard's Dilasha Seth and Indivjal Dhasmana report. A delay in enforcing the proposed national goods and services......

GST may push up prices of branded apparel

There are also talks of branded garments being put under the luxury tax slab, which could be higher than 18 per cent. Branded apparels may get costlier as a result of the implementation of the......

Nilekani's start-up Drishti offers affordable eye care

Backed by Nandan Nilekani and impact fund Lok Capital, Drishti, an affordable eye care chain has lit up the lives of scores of people in rural areas, finds Nirmalya Behera. IMAGE: Dristi’s......

A pharmacy store in your pocket!

  Rushing into the conference room for his next meeting, Rajesh, a marketing executive with a consumer goods company, was sure he would not be able to visit his parents in the suburbs in time......

All men so far, Sebi board set to see women members

Sebi Chairman U K Sinha has often chastised listed companies for not having enough women on their boards. Image: So far, Sebi hasn't had a woman on its board. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/

Spotted: Sharman Joshi in Bangalore

Reader Prashant Malyala and his friends Kushal Agarwal and Arjun Anand met Sharman Joshi at the Indian Institute Of Management, Bangalore. He was shooting for 3...

'It's a relief to be Kalki again'

She’s a rare breed in Bollywood. Kalki Koechlin is always on time for her interview. And when she enters, she sits directly in front of the camera without fussing about a touch-up for her......

Singham does very good business at box office

Ajay Devgn got yet another winner on his hands with Singham, which did very good business over the weekend, especially in single-screen theatres. Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office......

'Coming back to illogical films will be tough'

Prashant Narayanan claims he does not need big banners. "I do not mind working with new directors," he says. "Nothing is risky, as long as I know my work." His decision seems to have paid off. The......

Oscar-winner to shoot Bengali film

Florian Gallenberger, the Oscar-winning Germandirector, plans to shoot a Bengali film with an all-Indian cast. He hopes to premiere the movie at next year's Berlin Film Festival.Shooting on the......

Ranji round-up: Goswami, Majumdar tons lead Bengal rescue act

A round-up of all the Ranji Trophy matches played on Saturday IMAGE: Bengal batsman Anustup Majumdar celebrates his century during the Ranji Trophy match against Goa at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on......

Ranji roundup: Mumbai in command, HP fight back

FILE IMAGE: Mumbai's players celebrate a wicket during a Ranji Trophy match. Photograph: PTI Bhubaneshwar: Siddesh Lad's strokeful 117 and the bowlers' superb showing put Mumbai in the driver's......

Ranji roundup: Pujara hits record 12th double ton, goes past Merchant

FILE IMAGE: Cheteshwar Pujara celebrates scoring a double century against England. Photograph: PTI Rajkot: Cheteshwar Pujara warmed up nicely for the Sri Lanka Test series with a record 12th......

T20s: Dhawan flops again as Delhi lose, Mukund shines for TN

A round up of the Mushtaq Ali T20 group matches on Tuesday: Nadaun: Delhi lost their second game in a row after their star studded batting line-up, including the likes of Shikhar Dhawan and Gautam......

Ranji Trophy round-up: Kulkarni stars as Mumbai take 3 points from draw against Bengal

A round-up of the Ranji matches played on Friday Bengal managed to save the match but Mumbai walked away with three points due to the first innings lead on the fourth and final day of their Ranji......
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30 young Indians the world should know about

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Kasganj town has been communally polarised for a while now

In Kasganj town, the latest place on the communal violence map in the Hindi heartland, the fear is palpable. “Everyone is scared to step... ...
Complete list of players teams bought at IPL Auction 2018

A total of Rs. 4,31,70,00,000 was spent by the eight franchises during the IPL Auction 2018 when 169 players were bought including 56 foreigners.... ...
2G verdict lambasts CBI and ED for 'artfully arranging a few facts'

After a special CBI/PMLA court at Patiala House in New Delhi pronounced its verdict in the 2G case and acquitted all those accused in the scam, one... ...

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