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Amartya Sen skeptical over PM Modi's idea of secularism

Nobel Laureate economist Amartya Sen on Tuesday expressed scepticism about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's idea of secularism, asserting he would like to see "more action" in reaching out to the......

When will distressed farmers get help, Sena asks Centre

Taking a sceptical view of Micro Units Development Refinance Agency Yojana launched by the Centre to support farming and micro-level enterprises, Shiv Sena on Monday sought to know when the......

Why BJP is sceptical of an alliance with TDP in Seema-Andhra

The Bharatiya Janata Party feels it has more to lose if it gets into an alliance with the Telugu Desam Party in Seema-Andhra. Vicky Nanjappa reports  Although there has been talk of an......

Aam Aadmi Party: The Optimist vs The Sceptic

The last few weeks have witnessed a remarkable phenomenon: the rise of the Aam Aadmi Party from its inception a year ago to forming the government of Delhi last week. In these few weeks, it has......

WB: Shouts of change, whispers of scepticism

Sumit Bhattacharya listens in to conversations in poll-bound Kolkata. "This kind of confrontational reports you write, always remember -- we have given you the right to do so," says an employee......

Risking backlash, Modi to push electricity price hike

Politicians appeal to key groups of voters like farmers or the poor by keeping prices low and ignoring theft, prompting scepticism about whether states will agree to any package that forces tariff......

Indian businesses turn sceptical on Modi's landmark tax reform

India's existing web of federal and state sales taxes is levied at different stages of the supply chain and often results in double taxation, while forcing trucks to spend nearly a quarter of their......

Greek PM offers conditional okay to bailout, creditors sceptical

Tsipras asked to keep a discount on value added tax for Greek islands, stretch out defence spending cuts and delay the phasing out of an income supplement to poorer pensioners Greek Prime Minister......

5 economic challenges a Modi government would face

From convincing sceptical bond investors that the fiscal deficit can be contained to concerns that El Nino will devastate agricultural crops, any new government in India will face urgent and......

Why people shy away from loans in India

People in India are increasingly shying away from taking bank loans on account of economic slowdown and scepticism arising out of job uncertainty, a survey by industry body Assocham said. "In......

'Chemistry is not something that Deepika and I bring to the table'

'From Shah Rukh Khan to Salman Khan to Aamir Khan, if they have to constantly prove themselves, then who am I? I have just started my career.' 'Pressure is good. Pressure is something that drives......

Smita Patil: The Woman Behind the Image

'Smita had it all planned out. She was pregnant then and planning to leave Raj Babbar after the baby was born.' In an enthralling new book Smita Patil, A Brief Incandescence (HarperCollins),......

Plenty of room for Real improvement, says Modric

Luka Modric is still struggling to find his feet at Real Madrid but is sure he will end up winning over sceptical fans in the future, the Croatia midfielder said. The 27-year-old left Tottenham......

Sauber chief Kaltenborn flies a flag for women in F1

Monisha Kaltenborn's fast track to the top in Formula One has seen her steer smoothly through the daunting 'esses' of scepticism and sexism to success with Sauber. The 41-year-old Indian-born......

'I always work hard, being rusty is out question'

His selection in the Indian team may have raised quite a few eyebrows but Wriddhiman Saha is hardly bothered by what sceptics think about him.After his match-winning 46 against Kochi Tuskers......

Some whistled, but it's normal: Ibrahimovic

Zlatan Ibrahimovic ignored the predictable boos on his first return to Inter Milan on Wednesday without answering the sceptics who still doubt his ability to finally make a mark in Europe.......

No southern comfort for Team India

When Krishnamachari Srikkanth was named chairman of the national selection committee some cricket fans were a tad sceptical. The team, they claimed, would mostly consist of players from the......
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Lower oil price boosted economy, what will happen when it rises?

Lower oil prices have boosted growth by more than one percentage point; but that may soon go away, says Sajjid Z Shenoy. Oil tankers are... ...
Life on the Cloud? I'm Staying Offline Where I Can

We're living in a time when techies are talking about living in the cloud, but perhaps it's time these people got their feet on the ground.... ...
Benedict Cumberbatch sceptical about 'Sherlock' holiday special

LONDON: Benedict Cumberbatch thought "Sherlock" producers were going "mad" when he first learned of their idea for the show's upcoming holiday... ...
Analysts Sceptical Over Lower India Sugar Output Estimate

Sugar output in India is likely to be 26-27.5 million tonnes despite drought Analysts are standing by 2015/16 Indian sugar production forecasts... ...
Terrorists Desert ISIS Over Corruption, Infighting and Bad Living Conditions

NEW DELHI: ISIS terrorists are deserting the outfit because of corruption, infighting and poor living conditions, says data from foreign... ...

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