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A street-fighter's democracy

Magsaysay awardee Aruna Roy tells Sreelatha Menon that she is ready to chase a new dream, a School for Democracy.At 63, she is the same age as Sonia Gandhi, but while the Congress President is......

Shadow of elections falls on nuclear deal

Democracy, one learns in school, is government of the people, by the people, for the people. Which gave birth to the old chestnut regarding Indian democracy: off the people, buy the people, far......

Lok Sabha adjourned sine die; passes 'record' 18 bills

The winter session of Lok Sabha was adjourned sine die on Tuesday after passing 18 legislations, including amendment bills on amend coal mines allocation and labour laws, in 22 sittings. Speaker......

What got the world talking in 2014

The year 2014 is coming to an end. It was the year of conflict, the year of strife. Year 2014 will be remembered for several reasons -- the rise and threat of the Islamic State, the downing of two......

REWIND: 10 moments from the week gone by

Here's a glimpse of all that happened around the world last week, in 10 images. A hostage runs towards a police officer outside Lindt cafe, where other hostages were being held during a seige in......

Govt to push insurance sector reforms despite opposition

With just two days left for the winter session of Parliament to end and question marks still hanging over the fate of two crucial pieces of legislation, both finance minister Arun Jaitley and coal......

CII president pitches for substantial cut in interest rates

The CII chief is optimistic about the new government's economic measures. Ajay S Shriram, the Confederation of Indian Industry president, downplays reports of India Inc disillusionment with the......

Obama announces three major immigration reforms

It does not apply to anyone who might come to America illegally in the future. It does not grant citizenship, or the right to stay here permanently, or offer the same benefits that citizens......

Modi hardsells India as a manufacturing destination

Prime Minister Narendra Modi makes a speech as he attends a luncheon organized by Japan Business Federation (Keidanren) in Tokyo. Photograph: Yuya Shino/Reuters Hardselling India as a......

Why Modi's approach to financial inclusion is better

A lot of initiatives were thought out, and many of them were implemented; but a major lacuna in the drive towards financial inclusion earlier was the fact that very few of the poor had bank......

Kal Penn: I would love to shoot five Bollywood films simultaneously

'...But my strong suit will not be dancing,' Kal Penn tells Vaihayasi Pande Daniel/Rediff.com, in the concluding part of the interview. Part I of the interview: 'I'm not related to......

Gulaab Gang is a thought-provoking, masala movie

Hindi cinema seems readier than society to focus on women. It is not just rape one is talking about, though an act of rape and its consequent injustice unfolds in most narratives. Suddenly women......

Cheteshwar Pujara flies down from Abu Dhabi to cast his vote

India's star cricketer Cheteshwar Pujara specially flew down from Abu Dhabi, where was part of the Kings XI Punjab team in the ongoing Indian Premier League, to cast his vote in Rajkot......

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radhika ahuja
Q. is the word VOTE BANK used only in Indian elections ?? why so ??
Radhika Ahuja:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-the-word-vote-bank-used-only-in-indian-elections--why-so-/27315654/answers/

azam khan
Q. But the future is not so clear. Violence, narcotic addictions, divorce, alcoholism, loneliness...all these are but tangible measures of a poverty in education. Surely schools, as the institutions monopolizing the daytimes of childhood, can be called to account for this. In a democracy the final judges cannot be experts, but only the people.?
Azam Khan:  A. I have to answer this myself as no one can do it properly. ', Indians - Those who wash their *** with hands. Ha ha Thats what we are And the high...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/but-the-future-is-not-so-clear.-violence-narcotic-addictions/26733733/answers/27315661

manoj thakur
Q. My question "What democracy is this. School teachers lose their job for slapping or punishing students which they have done for maintaining discipline and those harboring terrorists and their weapons are pardoned" was removed by the moderator and 50 points deducted. I don't care about the points what I care is that I have a strong feeling that the moderator too is a supporter of terrorists.
Manoj Thakur:  A. What about spreading ignorance, darkness, blindness, etc.? Probably institutions is not providing conductive environment for these. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/my-question-what-democracy-is-this.-school-teachers-lose-the/25319088/answers/26733743

Kanai  Chakraberti
Q. Rights for calling BUNDHS, STRIKES, GHERAOS, PROCESSIONS, PUBLIC MEETINGS, RALLIES etc. are all idiotic altogether and are sure to cause inconveniences to the general public.Parties, trade-unions, schools/colleges etc. and hooliganisms inside the PARLIAMENT too M U S T not be allowed to resort to such practices, strictly under the CONSTITUTIONAL prohibitions.
Kanai Chakraberti:  A. This is too much now a days ,but at the same time the teachers also should control during punishment more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/rights-for-calling-bundhs-strikes-gheraos-processions-public/21263442/answers/25319170

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2015 PREVIEW

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RWAs working for the common good

What is the relevance of Residential Welfare Associations (RWAs) in this modern age? Does the success of a residential or apartment complex depend... ...

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Turkey Frees Schoolboy Arrested for 'Insulting' Erdogan

A Turkish court today ordered the release of a 16-year-old high school pupil arrested for "insulting" President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, following... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/news/article/Turkey-Frees-Schoolboy-Arrested-for-Insulting-Erdogan/874562
THE PRINCE OF PULP

The writer as one-stop entertainment industry and a motivational icon for neo-literate India CHANGE: CHETAN BHAGAT, AUTHOR Every few years,... ...

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Celebrations on Atal Behari Vajpayee's birthday

01:28 am Sendhwa : Sweets, fruits and milk were distributed among poor and needy people to mark the birthday of former Prime Minister Vajpayee. On... ...

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