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'I wrote this book on scraps of paper'

Anecdotes and laughter peppered the launch of Renu Kurien Balakrishnan's debut novel, Four Aleys. Image: Renu Kurien Balakrishnan signs a copy of Four Aleys.Photograph: Sanjay Sawant/Rediff.com......

'The government likes to deal with such people'

'Why should the accused in scams visit the CBI chief so frequently?' The Supreme Court last week ordered Central Bureau of Investigation Director Ranjit Sinha to recuse himself from the 2G case.......

How Kailash Satyarthi transformed a bonded child labourer's life

At seven, Laxman Singh was one of the first children to be rescued by Kailash Satyarthi from bonded labour. Through his story, the author traces the Nobel Peace Prize awardee's campaign Bachpan......

'In India, there is no value for human beings'

  'In Hindu society, marriage is not between a man and a woman, but between their castes; politicians do not ask for human votes, but for caste votes....' 'Have you heard of such nonsense......

Delhi gang-rape: Time to instil the fear of law

It is the 'tolerance' of eve-teasing and harassment of women that is the starting point of 'social rapes', points out Colonel Anil Athale (retd) Deviating from one's chosen area of expertise is......

Markets end flat

Markets ended Monday's rangebound session on a flat note weighed down by profit taking in index heavyweights such as Reliance Industries, TCS and ICICI Bank.The Sensex ended down by 14 points to......

Nokia makes Netbook entry with a splash

Nokia, the dominant force in the handset industry, has spent the major part of 2009 guarding its turf against resurgent rivals like Samsung, LG, Sony Ericsson and Motorola, and also tech......

Trusts, NGOs under ambit of money-laundering law

Charitable trusts, whether temples, churches or mosques, non-government organisations (NGOs), educational institutions or societies, if registered as non-profit organisations (NPOs), will not only......

10 signs your Blackberry is running your life

"My husband and I are definitely 'CrackBerry' addicts. We are a sight, staggering out of bed in the morning, reaching for the BlackBerry before even going to the bathroom," says Kellie Appel, a......

Attn: UPA, identify yourself!

The first reaction of most (including myself) to the Budget presented by the finance minister, Mr Chidambaram, on February 28 was that it was a very sensible Budget, and one fit for the......

Will these jodis hit the box office jackpot?

For decades, Bollywood producers followed tried and tested formulas. The audience was happy and their approval kept the money flowing in. It wasn't just the screenplay or the climax which could......

From Mumbai's slums to Oscars' red carpet

Sagar Salunke may be heading for the kind of fame Slumdog Millionaire stars Rubina Ali and Mohammed Azhar enjoyed when their film was nominated at the Oscars last year. The young 16-year-old boy......

Undertrial is a good try

This is a rare week when you have two releases,bothrealistic. Black Friday on the 1993 Bombay blasts, and Undertrial directed by Aziz Khan, based on the life of Asgar Hussainaccused of raping his......

Deepa Mehta on her next, The Exclusion

Just as her Water -- nominated by Canada as its entry for the Oscar for best foreign film -- is looking at a fresh theatrical release despite being a hot-selling DVD, filmmaker Deepa Mehta is......

Pistorius sentenced to five-year jail term for killing girlfriend

Oscar Pistorius (centre) is escorted to a police van after his sentencing at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria. Photograph: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar......

Police drop probe into complaint against Clattenburg

London's Metropolitan Police have dropped an investigation into a complaint made against referee Mark Clattenburg for alleged inappropriate language towards a Chelsea player last month. - Referee......

New Zealand skipper Vettori bats for UDRS

In a stand quite different to the one adopted by the Indian Cricket Board (BCCI), New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori and coach Mark Greatbatch have favoured the use of Umpire Decision Review System......

Federer remains the master after beating Murray

The master did it again. Roger Federer has a 16th Grand Slam title, a fourth in Australia and his dominance over men's tennis shows no sign of ever ending. Britain's long wait continues. The added......
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Be your own woman

| Karan Bhardwaj BAFTA-winning filmmaker Leslee Udwin, who has made a documentary on Delhi's December 16 gangrape, is a rape survivor. In a... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/vivacity/be-your-own-woman.html
Can foreign law firms enter India now?

For nearly two decades, Lalit Bhasin , president of the Society of Indian Law Firms (Silf), has been one of the most consistent, visible and... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/Y1W6WftQGES2pGatn2SKaO/Can-foreign-law-firms-enter-India-now.html
Mukesh Singh is only a symptom of a bigger problem

A decent girl won't roam around at 9 o'clock at night… A girl is far more responsible for rape than a boy. That's how Mukesh Singh rationalises... ...

http://wap.business-standard.com/article/opinion/mukesh-singh-is-only-a-symptom-of-a-bigger-problem-115030200800_1.html
Towards a democratic culture

Listening to people's voices at the meeting called recently to pay a tribute to Govind Pansare and condemn the shooting, one was struck by the... ...

http://www.heraldgoa.in/Edit/Opinions/Towards-a-democratic-culture/85383.html
See the pointing finger. In the mirror

Deep-seated graft and related crime has been a subject matter for many Hindi movies. Many of these end with a bunch of intrepid fighters of the... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Money/1tmk0OcG0ikxzC8BIrGqWJ/See-the-pointing-finger-In-the-mirror.html

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