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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......

'Narendra Modi is swallowing the Congress'

Permissive communalism, as represented by the Sachar Committee report, cannot become the basis to counter the threat of majoritarianism, says D L Sheth. Edited excerpts: With the rise of the......

REWIND! Stunning moments from the week that was

15 photographs of events that occurred in the previous week.    Revellers share a moment while they take part in the 70th Annual Columbus Day Parade in New York. Photograph: Eduardo......

Who is Kailash Satyarthi?

Indian child activist Kailash Satyarthi on Thursday won the Nobel Peace Prize along with Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzay.The life and work of Satyarthi is synonymous to the never-ending crusade......

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......

Brave new world: Modi's 100 days,10 top moves

Modi government has taken some interesting policy decisions in the 100 days since the time he met President Pranab Mukherjee to present his claim as Prime Minister of the world's largest democracy,......

Economic revival: India Inc's agenda for the Modi govt

Hailing Narendra Modi’s victory, India Inc hopes the incoming government would boost economic growth and create jobs. Here’s what corporate heads expect from the Modi government:......

India's national jobs hunt

Job scenario in India is bleak due to various political and social reasons. Every year 12 million young Indians will arrive in the job market. I am constantly surprised at how often in......

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......

Bahrain stages Formula One race amid protests

Protesters blocked several roads and police fired teargas at a school in Bahrain on Sunday, activists said, as the Gulf state staged a Formula One race promoted by the government as pure sport but......

  People speak for school for democracy

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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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Call of the crafts

By: Kunal Ray Guest Appearance - Jaya Jaitly She's been spearheading the crafts revival movement for decades, and Jaya Jaitly is now bringing... ...

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Pencil Movie New Stills

Akhilesh first sacks 82 MoS rank holders, then spares 16 | Number of Ebola cases crosses 10,000: WHO | Five shot at in Delhi rioting, 70 arrested... ...

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The Minister versus the civil servant

There is hardly any room today for the average officer to display any sign of independence or candour in decision-making. The Central Bureau of... ...

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The challenge is global UN expert warns access to adequate food is still far from being achieved

) Eradicating hunger and ensuring access to adequate food has not been universally achieved despite considerable legislative and judicial progress... ...

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Should We Ban The Mobile?

Waxing Philosophical If that is too extreme, should the mobile phones be allowed in flights? Used to vote? Allowed while driving? Banned in... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/article/Should-We-Ban-The-Mobile/292368

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