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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......

Shalini Krishnan quit a high-paying job to teach tribal students

India is witnessing a radical transformation where highly qualified youngsters are giving up cushy jobs to make a difference in the lives of poor people in rural areas. Manu A......

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......

Umrika comes to India!

Umrika, which won the audience award in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition section at the Sundance Film Festival in 2015, finally releases in India. Aseem Chhabra spoke to its director Prashant......

The Most Patriotic Bollywood Hero? VOTE!

We celebrate Independence Day with this special feature, published on Rediff.com in January 2013.  Quite a few Bollywood heroes have worn patriotism proudly on their sleeves. As we get......

A new Sanskrit wave

A cow that speaks, a question on patriarchy and the story of a 17th-century poet -- Sanskrit filmmakers are finding new ways to revive the 'dying' language. IMAGE: Rajesh Hebbar and Pratheeksha......

'No sex, no horror. Not yet'

'I get scared of horror films.' 'Chak De! India was (first) offered to me but Shah Rukh Khan also needs to get some good films.' 'When has Aamir seen me without clothes?' When Salman Khan was......

6-year-old daughter inspired Jhajharia to second Paralympics gold

Dad I toppped, now it's your turn: Daughter told Jhajharia IMAGE: India's Devendra Jhajharia competes in the javelin throw at the Rio Paralympics. Photograph: Ricardo Moraes /Reuters. Javelin......

New Zealand eye reverse swing to escape India's spin trap

IMAGE: Trent Boult of New Zealand celebrates with Tim Southee. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images. New Zealand will bank heavily on reverse swing to emerge from the trial by spin that awaits......

Whatever promised needs to be met: Dhoni on Amrapali issue

India's limited-overs skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has offered his support to Amrapali residents protesting in wake of the company's failure to complete the project, saying that promises......

World T20: Rampant West Indies take on resurgent England in final

IMAGE: Darren Sammy of the West Indies and England captain Eoin Morgan pose with the ICC World T20 trophy. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images. They dampened the local spirits by knocking......

5 things Saina Nehwal needs to do to before Olympics...

Ravaged by injuries in the past six months, Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal says she has gone through the most challenging time of her career. The Hyderabadi will once again carry India's hopes......
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PART - I By Dr B K Gohain Strange are the ways of Government. I was working like mad in the Home and Political Department, Government of... ...

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Chai pe charcha with Peres, among tallest of our times

Peres did not have to exert himself to be in the news; the news chased him. I recall, during one of my visits to Israel, he featured in almost all... ...

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An international film fest in a town with no cinemas

Filmmakers Tenzing Sonam and Ritu Sarin. At a time when McLeod Ganj in Dharmasala had only a few video parlours showing mainstream Bollywood and... ...

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Our plan was to score past 300, says Saha

Wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha said he was delighted to have contributed well and enable India post 316 in its first innings of the second... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/sport/cricket/our-plan-was-to-score-past-300-says-saha/article9174182.ece
Top 5 movements for Independence by the Father of the Nation!

, was a prominent leader of the pre-independence era. Mahatma Gandhi drew praise for his contribution round the world so much so that his... ...

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