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'Nehru should have quit in the late 1950s'

Fifty years ago, India's first prime minister passed into the ages. To mark his 50th death anniversary, rediff.com has launched a special series to evaluate Jawaharlal......

Why NRIs from California supported the AAP

'I know of at least one techie who quit his job to join the AAP in Delhi. Many others traveled to India to volunteer during the election. If you ask these volunteers why they were doing it when......

Gandhi's charkha sold for 110,000 pounds at UK auction

Mahatma Gandhi's 'charkha' which he used in Yerwada Jail during the 'Quit India Movement' was sold at an auction in the UK for a whopping 110,000 pounds, nearly double the expected price. Gandhi's......

Gandhi's prized possessions to be auctioned in UK

Over 60 of Mahatma Gandhi's most prized possessions, including a 'charkha' he used in Yerwada Jail during the 'Quit India Movement', will go under the hammer at a leading British auction house on......

Why August 9 is a defining moment in India's history

August 9 is the 71st anniversary of the Quit India Movement, which Mahatma Gandhi called the biggest struggle of his life. On August 8, on the wings of one of the most powerful slogans of the......

US FDA India head quits; regulator goes for rejig

Altaf Ahmed Lal, country head of the US Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) in India, has quit and so have a few other key officials at the American drug regulator's India office.  These......

Traders to protest against FDI in multi-brand retail

Traders across the country will observe the Quit India Movement Day as 'Quit FDI Day' on August 9, to protest against FDI in multi-brand retail, Confederation of All India Traders said on......

Weak rupee: How India can stabilise its BoP situation

Near-term movements of INR will continue to be shaped by the capital flows situation, which in turn will be influenced by developments in Europe, writes Nischal Maheshwari. The Indian rupee has......

What India MUST do to reduce corruption

Anna Hazare's Jan Lokpal Movement has caught the imagination of Indians worldwide. An attempt to make the government pass an effective Lokpal Bill, something that was not done for forty two......

Wal-Mart opens new front for battle-hardened Metro

In the six years that it has been in India, Metro Cash & Carry has faced many hurdles, including a sustained 'Quit India' movement by the associations of local traders. The Red brigade in Kolkata......

The Indian film that made waves at Sundance

Filmmaker Prashant Nair's Umrika won the audience award in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition section of the recently-concluded Sundance Film Festival 2015. We re-publish an interview with the......

Birthday Special: Dilip Kumar's Top 25 Films

Here's celebrating Dilip Kumar by re-visiting his best movies.  Dilip Kumar. The name evokes a myriad of images and every single one is iconic. From his mischievous smile that rejoices in......

'Investing in girls is about the smartest thing you can do'

Over Dosas in Mumbai, Oscar winner Megan Mylan tells Vaihayasi Pande Daniel why she chose India and girl empowerment as the subject of her new documentary. Image: Megan Mylan (centre) with her......

No point complaining, says Ashwin on powerplay rules

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Ravichandran Ashwin during a nets session. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images When the ICC made its annual changes to the rules of the game in 2012, one......

How Dhoni's belief in Ashwin is paying off...

‘You saw the results yourself. I don't need to say that. He took four wickets, he bowled extremely well’ India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni celebrates with Ravichandran Ashwin.......

Lack of batting depth a worry for Dhoni before Hobart one-dayer

India's Rohit Sharma of India celebrates as he reaches his century in Melbourne with Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Photograph: Scott Barbour/Getty Images Having tried quite a few permutations and......

Wimbledon champ Marion Bartoli: What matters is wanting to win

'Sometimes, we forget that the most important thing is to smile.' Laxmi Negi/Rediff.com meets with Wimbledom 2013 champ Marion Bartoli to find out how life has changed after retirement. Image:......

Pitches did not break up as much as expected: Smith

‘It has been tough to get 20 wickets in this Test series’  ‘We can be extremely proud of this series win’  Australian captain Steve Smith holds the Border-Gavskar......
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