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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......

Nestle and the Billa-Ranga syndrome

Just as Billa-Ranga had become symbols of everything that was wrong with the system many years ago, Nestle is now portrayed as the wickedest of the wicked. Every known food crime in India is now......

Modi@1: #HASHTAGS that trended

Here's a review of some of the Twitter hashtags that trended during the first year of the Modi regime. Some of these were loved by the Twitterati and some triggered fairly heated online exchanges.......

'We assist to bankrupt ideology of violent extremism everywhere'

In his penultimate State of the Union address, United States President Barack Obama said that the economy is improving and he vowed to dismantle terror networks. He promised equal opportunity for......

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......

M&As can negatively impact workforce, is there a way out?

Mergers are not just about balance sheets or marketing synergies; they are also about those who make the synergies real, says Shyamal Majumdar. A new chief executive officer (CEO) takes charge and......

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......

'Girls called me the sexiest villain'

'My parents once went to watch Rajkumar Kohli's Insaniyat Ke Dushman. In the film, I "rape" Anita Raaj.' 'My father was very upset. My mother left the theatre.' 'Years later, my father asked me to......

How to find your ghost (and keep it!)

Want to get your spook on this Halloween? Just follow these rules.Halloween arrives every year on October 31. For my Indian brethren who remain untainted by the 'evil' Western culture that our......

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,......

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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Law panel split on eliminating death penalty

NEW DELHI: The . READ ALSO: The panel, in its 242-page report submitted to the government and the Supreme Court on Monday, recommended abolition of... ...

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Gorkhas appeal for protection of Constitutional rights

IMPHAL, Aug 31: Gorkha community leaders of the State have submitted a memorandum to the Chief Minister today seeking pro-tection of the... ...

http://www.thesangaiexpress.com/page/items/55906/gorkhas-appeal-for-protection-of-constitutional-rights
Fear The Walking Dead's Greg Nicotero on creating new zombies and adapting to 4K

The Walking Dead is a global phenomenon. It's currently the most watched show on cable TV, sending comic books sales of the source material through... ...

http://www.in.techradar.com/news/television/tv/Fear-The-Walking-Deads-Greg-Nicotero-on-creating-new-zombies-and-adapting-to-4K/articleshow/48741630.cms
Fight of the equals

12:04 am Delving into cricket history, V GANGADHAR discovers that Don Bradman's fabled cricket team which toured England in 1948 and returned... ...

http://www.freepressjournal.in/swing-vs-style-fight-of-the-equals/
Hindu women in Pakistan exploited due to absence of Marriage Act

For example, if you are a Hindu in the country, you cannot prove that you are married. Even after 69 years of Independence, the Pakistan government... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/hindu-women-in-pakistan-exploited-due-to-absence-of-marriage-act/1/460534.html

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