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Videos: Mumbai celebrates Ram Navami with full gaiety
Ram Navami, the birth anniversary of Lord Ram, was celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety across Mumbai on Tuesday. Thousands thronged temples in the morning and kirtans and......
2nd phase of odd-even rolls out in New Delhi
The second phase of the fortnight-long odd-even scheme rolled out on Friday in Delhi with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal appealing to the people of the city to join hands and make the......
Uttar Pradesh to deploy drones to disperse mobs
Drones will soon perform a special task in the state capital apart from functioning as eyes in the sky with the Lucknow Police planning to use them for dispersing mobs. These little unmanned......
Does Karti Chidambaram stand a chance in father's constituency?
P Chidambaram declined to contest the Lok Sabha election, but Rediff.com's A Ganesh Nadar runs into the finance minister who is working hard to ensure an unlikely victory for his son Karti in......
VHP yatra 'politically motivated': Ayodhya chief priest
Acharya Satendra Das, the chief priest of the makeshift temple at the dispute site in Ayodhya, alleged that VHP's yatra from here was politically motivated and not religious and that saints were......
Indian markets closed on account of Ram Navami
Indian markets are closed on Tuesday for a public holiday. Trading will resume on Wednesday. The partially convertible rupee closed at 60.11/12 per dollar on Monday compared with its close of......
Markets end in green on above normal monsoon forecast
Benchmark share indices extended gains on Tuesday led by a rally in auto and agri-based stocks amid above normal monsoon forecast. The S&P BSE Sensex ended up 134 points at 25,146 and the Nifty50......
Sensex rallies 348 points to end at 1-week high; IIP, CPI eyed
Benchmark indices ended near day’s high amid renewed buying interest in the second half of the trading session with Tata group shares and IT majors leading the gains. Investors are keenly......
Cola brands get a health scare
Indian beverage start-ups mushroom as soda sales slow down and consumers stay away from carbonated drinks A spate of new home-grown brands are carving a neat niche in the Rs 65,000-crore (Rs......
Banks to be out of reach for 8 days from March 28
According to Assocham, while automated teller machines will technically remain operational, problems could arise A string of holidays lined up one after the other, coupled with banks’ annual......
Fardeen Khan is back!
Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting. Fardeen Khan, who was last seen in the 2010 movie Dulha Mil Gaya, is back into the spotlight with an endorsement deal for a......
Amitabh apologises to Rajnikanth
Amitabh Bachchan didn't think that his twitter joke on Tamil superstar Rajnikanth would anger so many of his fans. 'Someone sent me this on mobile: "When Graham Bell discovered the telephone, he......
New York calling John, Farhan Akhtar
Raina and Morgan: In company by coincidence
Bikash Mohapatra looks at Thursday's unusual cricketing event. A rare occurrence in cricket for sure. Something that happened on Thursday, July 29, provides for an interesting statistic; rather......
Mind-blowing Bolt lights up worlds
Olympic champion Usain Bolt thundered to victory and a world championship gold medal in a mind-blowing 9.58 seconds, slashing 0.11 seconds off the mark he set at last year's Beijing Olympics. He......
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