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Punjab fields crorepati candidates for assembly polls

Several candidates in Punjab and Uttarakhand who are contesting the forthcoming assembly elections have declared that they have never filed income tax returns. Vicky Nanjappa reports. The Punjab......

Mayawati has Rs 87 crore, Manipur CM has Rs 6 lakh

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has assets worth a whopping Rs 87.27 crore, according to the National Election Watch, which has analysed the affidavits filed by the chief ministers of the......

Mayawati richest among CMs of 5 poll-bound states

The National Election Watch has put out a report pertaining the chief ministers of the five states going to polls -- Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur. With assets worth Rs 87.27......

Is Babbar Khalsa plotting a terror strike in poll-bound Punjab?

As the country prepares for a set of hard fought elections in the assembly segment, security agencies have upped the vigil in states such as Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir. Vicky Nanjappa reports.......

EC orders transfer of Punjab DGP

The Election Commission has ordered immediate transfer of Punjab DGP S S Virk "in the interest" of conducting free and fair Assembly polls in the state.The Commission has said that in recent period......

Cleaver hangs over UP meat industry

UP is estimated to account for more than half of the country's $4-bn annual buffalo meat exports, says Ajay Modi.   IMAGE: India earns more foreign exchange from buffalo meat exports than......

How the 'pundits' got everything wrong

Whatever Mr Modi’s other shortcomings be, his consistent efforts to motivate have created an aura of positivity, hopefully stable. He has also shown that he is not averse to taking decisions......

5 events the markets may react to in 2017

Demonetisation impact, earnings growth, central bank policies will get attention, reports Puneet Wadhwa.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com It has been an eventful year for the markets, which......

The man who proposed the ban on Rs 500, 1,000 notes

The War on Big Notes 'By demonetising higher denominations of currency notes, we have taken out the vehicle for corruption.'But the motive is still there.' In 2000, Anil Bokil, chairperson of......

How far has India gone on reforms since Narasimha Rao's regime

While previous governments had shied away from reforms, the PV Narasimha Rao's government launched broad reforms encompassing the real, external, monetary, financial and fiscal sectors.  ......

'I'm not mentally prepared to marry. I still feel like a kid'

'It's very tough for someone, who doesn't have a filmi background, to get work in Bollywood. It's not a smooth ride unless you are really lucky. But I think one has to be prepared for that.''I must......

Revealed! Kareena was supposed to be a male sardar in Udta Punjab

'Our story was really made after we saw what was happening in Punjab.'Earlier it was 'drug film, cool thriller, hipster movie.''Then we went to Punjab and we said, "Boss!"'Udta Punjab director......

Censorship, Udta Punjab and the state of Indian cinema

Much as we'd like it to, all hasn't changed.In our country, the revolution must be polite and careful not to offend.Still, Raja Sen assures, there is hope. The masterful Iranian filmmaker Asghar......

Don't kill Bollywood!

'The Maharashtra government's diktat is another meddling example in an industry where politics or language has no role to play.' 'Cinema has a universal language. Filmmakers are divided across......

Images: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab

After Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Sourav Ganguly won the toss and elected to bat, the openers gave them a solid start. Facing Irfan Pathan upfront, Ganguly made his intentions clear as he hit......

It's time to fix the IPL!

The IPL has produced more controversies in its short lifespan than any other sporting league in history, says legendary cricket writer Prem Panicker. IMAGE: IPL 3 saw drama around the Kochi......

'Need to be mentally tougher for international cricket'

IMAGE: Rishi Dhawan of India appeals during the fourth ODI against Australia in Canberra. Photograph: Mark Nolan/Getty Images. Rishi Dhawan has realised that international cricket demands......

PHOTOS: Sunrisers all but through, Kings XI eliminated

IMAGE: Yuvraj Singh of Sunrisers Hyderabad and Ben Cutting celebrate after win the match against Kings XI Punjab at the IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali. Photograph: BCCI. Sunrisers Hyderabad......

Problems related to IPL affect the franchises: Preity Zinta

IMAGE: Preity Zinta cheers for her team Kings XI Punjab. Photograph: BCCI. Kings XI Punjab co-owner Preity Zinta feels that every year problems related to the Indian Premier League "do affect"......
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'The RSS is deeply uncomfortable about Gandhi'

'Actually, the RSS is deeply ambivalent and uncomfortable with Gandhi as well as also Ambedkar, but it is not politically wise to oppose these... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/interview/the-rss-is-deeply-uncomfortable-about-gandhi/20170623.htm
Meet the hopefuls

We're back... Round Two of the line up of Miss India 2017 contestants.  Photographs: Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com Presenting another round of... ...

http://www.rediff.com/getahead/report/glamour-miss-india-2017-meet-the-hopefuls/20170623.htm
AAP creates a ruckus in Punjab House

In what is being described as a "black day for democracy' by the Opposition, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs were dragged out of Punjab Assembly by... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-aap-creates-a-ruckus-in-punjab-house-2481158
Nawaz Sharif's brother appears before JIT, hits out at Pak military

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's younger brother Shehbaz Sharif today hit out at the country's powerful military, saying unlike the military... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-panama-papers-probe-nawaz-sharif-s-brother-appears-before-jit-hits-out-at-pak-military-2475793
What security forces in J&K can learn from KPS Gill

'His essential doctrine was only the local police can fight terror.''"You can't fire at mobs throwing stones," he said, adding one has to think... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/what-security-forces-in-jk-can-learn-from-kps-gill/20170614.htm

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