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Mr Rashtrapati, please tell us how to repair the Republic!

Since Pranab Mukherjee is the Custodian of the Constitution, he should present practical ideas to solve the problems he has been so outspokenly highlighting, feels Sudheendra Kulkarni. When the......

Meet representatives of the Republic of Bad Ideas

Change no longer creeps up slowly, it comes on fast in the digital age, when film-goers in Tamil Nadu can log on to see Vishwaroopam, feels Sunil Sethi If you asked many of the thousands thronging......

'Delhi's favour-driven culture will get a big shock from Modi'

'Modi is a master of convergence. By his ability to converge and add new features to a non-star idea, he is able to sell it. Like how he has turned Kutch into a tourist destination by selling the......

Does the military threaten democracy?

An insecure political class, with little knowledge of the military, has unquestioningly internalised the fear that a powerful tri-service chief would threaten democracy, says Ajai Shukla. At the......

2014 and the question of accountability

Rahul Gandhi thinks his imaginary Congress is the silver bullet; Narendra Modi thinks he himself is the silver bullet; Arvind Kejriwal seems to think that neighbourhood councils are a......

AAP's stand on FDI makes Silicon Valley jittery

“AAP has done a fabulous job highlighting corruption and governance issues and have a good platform for that, but their economic platform is very scary,” Venktesh Shukla, president, The......

Indian card processor in $45-mn heist

The Indian card processor - used in the heist on December 21, 2012 - was ElectraCard Services, which is based in Pune, India. One of the credit card processing companies whose security was breached......

The many PROBLEMS with a BRICS bank

If India’s money in the proposed bank is lent out through a Beijing-controlled system to infrastructure projects in, say, Africa, it is likely that Indian taxpayers will wind up seeing their......

India @ 65 - Republic without responsibility

The experiences of 2G scam have demonstrated that at 65, India can be best described as a Republic without Responsibility; a Democracy without any Duty, writes M R Venkatesh. The 2G scam, I......

Foolish ant and intelligent grasshopper - 2012 version

Call it by whatever name, the economic system of modern times favors indiscipline of individuals, societies and governments. Remember Aesop's parable of ant and grasshopper? The ant works hard all......

Youngistaan review: I wouldn't vote for It

Youngistaan neither says something new nor does it reinforce time-tested wisdom in a way that you actually want to pay attention to it, feels Paloma Sharma. The civilisation is ancient, the......

'Didn't know Ae mere watan ke logon would become a rage'

As the iconic song Ae Mere Watan Ke Logon turned 50 years old on January 27, Lata Mangeshkar tells Subhash K Jha the truth about India’s most beloved patriotic song: Kissko pataa tha yeh......

'Ashamed to see film fraternity celebrating gender bias'

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, whose film Rang De Basanti (2006) helped change the way we look at socio-political injustice, vents his angst this Republic Day.Both society and films are part of the......

Bhansali: My characters are a little off

Sanjay Leela Bhansali is back after three years with his new film Guzaarish, dealing with the unusual subject of euthanasia. Starring Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, it will release this......

When Harry Tries to Marry, by public demand

Indo-American filmmaker Nayan Padrai's is an elated state these days. And he has every reason to be. His debut feature film on cross-culture romance, When Harry Tries To Marry, premiers in the US......

Captain Kuba saves day for Poland

A spectacular strike by captain Jakub Blaszczykowski allowed Poland to fight back to draw 1-1 against Group A favourites Russia on Tuesday in a game marred by violent clashes between rival fans......

Expect two more boxers to qualify for Olympics: Sandhu

India's long-serving boxing coach Gurbax Singh Sandhu expects two more of his wards to make the cut for London Olympics from the Asian qualifying event in April after four of them booked their......

ICC needs to find new ways to curb match-fixing: Imran

Former Pakistan captain Imran Khan believes the ICC will have to adopt new ways to curb the menace of match-fixing as it is very difficult to detect and prove. Imran's comments came few days after......

World Cup shockers in the first round

So France is the first major team to bow out of World Cup 2010. The fact that the 1998 champions were not good enough to make it to the second round is a different matter altogether. Leadership......

Czech Republic score 4-2 win over shaky US

The United States were given an early World Cup wake-up call when they were beaten 4-2 at home by the Czech Republic in their opening warm-up game on Tuesday.US coach Bob Bradley rested many of his......

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mohanbirsingh ghura
Q. We were watching the Republic Day Parade of our soldiers and arms and felt very proud of themBut for how long can we keep on this spectacle?Should we not celebrate Republic Day as a showcase of the cultural diversity of our country?Unity in diversity?
Mohanbirsingh Ghura:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/we-were-watching-the-republic-day-parade-of-our-soldiers-and/21877026/answers/

mohanbirsingh ghura
Q. PLease pay attention and clarify : according to 1946's Indian Independence act 1.(1) As from the fifteenth day of August, nineteen hundred and forty-seven, two independent Dominions shall be set up in India, to be known respectively as India and Pakistan.even our entry in common wealth is as British dominion and not as Republic of India meaning of word "dominion" as per Oxford dictionary is (usually dominions) the territory of a sovereign or government:have we got independence ?were our leaders doping when we were bluffed to have freedom ?
Mohanbirsingh Ghura:  A. I always felt those Gandhians used world war 2 as a perfect cover to steal independence from true revolutionaries, who wanted 2 disband the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/please-pay-attention-and-clarify--according-to-1946s-indian-/21877026/answers/20418052

Gaurav vyas
Q. Flag hoisting is not allowed in Kashmir, is it not a pert of Republic of Inida, J & K Govt. & PM behaving foolishly
Gaurav Vyas:  A. It is no secret as to the viewpoint your average Kashmiri holds about India. In my experience of dealing w/ ppl there, they were friendly,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/flag-hoisting-is-not-allowed-in-kashmir-is-it-not-a-pert-of-/20418042/answers/19010172

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Biltmore summer vacations are a thing of the past, literally

/PRNewswire/ --More than a century ago, young George Vanderbilt was an adventurous man who embarked on building a home for his family and friends... ...

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/PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES The... ...

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Bulgarian, Serbian and Hungarian Chambers Of Commerce and Industry Express Their Support for South Stream..

/PRNewswire/ -- The Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Bulgaria , Serbia and Hungary gathered at a roundtable entitled "South Stream - What... ...

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Unspoken, unheard and the unread!

Do not get misled with the title, it's neither about Gandhiji nor about any political views or distressing stories of the common man that we hear... ...

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YANUA International Raises Awareness of Panda Conservation With Saving Pandas(TM) Mobile App

U.S. Ready for 'Panda-monium' This Spring and Summer With Saving Pandas Events and Promotions Hosted by YANUA International in Collaboration With... ...

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