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Legal aid in terror cases is shortcut populism: Rights group

Repealing the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act and passing an anti-torture bill consonant with the Convention against Torture would have a more durable impact on malicious prosecutions than......

Do this nation proud, Mr Modi, heal it, build it and be true to your word

'You have a chance to use this massive mandate to push through life changing reforms, transform India into a superpower because our nation's biggest strength are its people, and we the people are......

Why SL's 'lies' on death of Prabhakaran's son may soon get exposed

A recent inquiry report by the Geneva-headquartered Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights has cast serious aspersions on the claims of the Sri Lankan government over alleged war crimes......

1993 blasts accused Tiger Hanif tries to avoid India extradition

Tiger Hanif, an alleged aide of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and wanted in connection with two bomb blasts in Gujarat in 1993, has made a final bid to avoid being extradited to India from the......

Opposing superstition is right tribute to Dabholkar

Reason must triumph over blind faith, says Praful Bidwai in this tribute to murdered rationalist Narendra Dabholkar. The assassination of anti-superstition activist Narendra Dabholkar in Pune is an......

32 Bills to be tabled during Budget session

The UPA government has decided to introduce two contentious bills -- the Goods and Services Tax Bill and the Land Acquisition (Amendment) Bill -- in the budget session of Parliament that kicks off......

Club Railways and plan panel with FinMin: BJP

Batting for radical financial reforms, the BJP suggested on Friday abolition of the Finance Bill and clubbing of Railways and Planning Commission with the finance ministry, which it said should be......

Is Satyamev Jayate a right platform for police reforms appeal?

The second episode ably shed some light on the lesser known side of police apathy -- another topical issue that has evoked nationwide anger lately.But did the topic fit in the show's format, asks......

50 pieces of silver: The Gospel according to Tarantino

As Hollywood director Quentin Tarantino turns 50, Raja Sen comes up with a light-hearted write-up on what would happen if the director decided to make the Bible no less.I always picture Quentin......

An India where anything is possible

Early last September when I headed to the Telluride Film Festival in Colorado, a film publicist asked me to look out for a film called Slumdog Millionaire. When I asked him what the film was about,......

Review: Laadam is a good show

2009appears to behe year of the underdog. While huge stars are finding their ascent on the slope of success slippery, relatively lesserknown names are finding ways and means to route out good......

Slumdog Millionaire is just a masala film

Warning: Spoiler alertBlame it on the hype. The reviews -- mainly from the United Kingdom and the United States, where the film was released first -- for Slumdog Millionaire compete with each other......

Aus Open images: Clijsters, Nadal merciless

Belgium's Kim Clijsters inflicted the dreaded 'double bagel' on Russian Dinara Safina with a 6-0, 6-0 first round blowout at the Australian Open on Tuesday. It was an embarrassingly lop-sided......

Readers Speak Out

Click here for moreNalin JainVery nice work with the commentary Prem.Quite different perspective from the commentary on cricinfo.org.Excellent. keep it up and thanks.--------------Anandamoy......

Greece imposes 'no go' areas

Europe's biggest and longest peacetime security operation went into force on Sunday when "no go" areas were imposed in Athens for the Olympic Games starting in mid-August.The measures, which dwarf......

Termite helps Iraq get back the boxing bug

Texan pest controller Maurice "Termite" Watkins went to Iraq a year ago to kill bugs. Now, he is preparing Iraq's national boxing team for the Olympic Games.It did not take long before word got......
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Q. there was a competition amongst school children to write bill boards on traffice a boy wrote the following bill board:DRIVE CAREFULLY !DONT KILL THE STUDENTS,WAIT FOR THE TEACHERSHOW DO YOU FEEL ?
:  A. May be the judge took away the paper before he could complete the fourth line \" TILL THEY TAKE US ALL ACROSS THE ROAD \" . Or may be...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/there-was-a-competition-amongst-school-children-to-write-bil//answers/17614102

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Q. humm --- Education can wipe out evils like Dowry demands --female Foetocide ?
Raju:  A. Not Exactly Qnaite. Education cant wipe out Dowry Completely and in the case of female Foeticide Education can help only as a limit .We know for...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/humm-----education-can-wipe-out-evils-like-dowry-demands---f/17613242/answers/17461964

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Q. We have two lines of thought emerging.1.No lawyer should represent Kasab in the court.2.Every person has the right to defend and seek legal counsel to fight his case.Friends,where do you fit in,in this?Please share your opinion.
Qnaite:  A. After blaming BJP and NDA for more than four years on the issue of POTA, the UPA government has in the eleventh hour of their tenure has realized...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/we-have-two-lines-of-thought-emerging.1.no-lawyer-should-rep/17461848/answers/12369303

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Q. East India Company chopped of fingers of Dacca weavers to sell their mill cloths here. They burnt Aurvedic Books in Kerala to prompt their system of medicine. Now the ICC has brought British version of our deshi Goli-Danda and eaten up our hokey, Kabaddi. khoko and taught our leaders how to make wealth and women relevant in sports.Your comments Please.
Vinod :  A. Hey I can understand how u feel. But British never exploited us actively, we begged 4 them to exploit us, and they merely obliged. Can u blame...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/east-india-company-chopped-of-fingers-of-dacca-weavers-to-se/12368883/answers/17033852

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Q. we like to have double standard -we pretend to be modern but are very backward ,in our attitude and behaviour specially towards female ..What do you feel .?
Subhas Mitra:  A. You are right Mam.If we go through history even Manu criticised women.Since ages women have been subject to exploitation ,physical and mental...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/we-like-to-have-double-standard--we-pretend-to-be-modern-but/17033063/answers/16933792

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Government Moves Changes in Law to Try Juvenile as Adults in Rape Cases

File pic: Protests after the Delhi gang-rape in December, 2012 New Delhi : Minors above 16 accused of crimes like rape will be tried as adults... ...

http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/government-moves-changes-in-law-to-try-juvenile-as-adults-in-rape-cases-565267?pfrom=home-otherstories
The game goes on

Much of this Cosmic Liila is centered around the Goodies verses the Badies. The word 'Politics' comes from the Greek word 'Polis' which means... ...

http://www.speakingtree.in/spiritual-blogs/masters/science-of-spirituality/self-and-society-the-game-goes-on
Legislators bat for better deal for government doctors

Cutting across party lines, legislators on Tuesday stressed the need to overhaul the medical care system in the State, besides providing attractive... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/421273/legislators-bat-better-deal-government.html
FIR lodged against Alka Lamba for exposing rape victim's picture online

New Delhi: An FIR has been filed against the Aam Aadmi Leader ( AAP ) Alka Lamba for allegedly posting the picture of the Lucknow rape victim, who... ...

http://daily.bhaskar.com/article/DEL-fir-lodged-against-alka-lamba-for-exposing-rape-victims-picture-online-4686718-NOR.html
Leave it, tell me did you taste biryani?

Lucknow: In a brazen display of insensitivity, Uttar Pradesh governor preferred to talk about 'biryani' and 'kabab' over replying queries on rising... ...

http://daily.bhaskar.com/article/UP-up-governors-response-to-lucknow-gangrape-murder-queries-leave-these-things-asid-4686419-NOR.html

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