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Extending outside support impractical, unworkable: Digvijaya

As the debate on possible ruling dispensation at the Centre after the Lok Sabha elections gathers momentum, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh feels that extending outside support in a coalition set......

Why Arvind Kejriwal is unpalatable to the media

'For the first time in 66 years, here is a leader who democratically dares to take on the establishment by raising the right kind of questions.' 'When will the poor get justice? For how many years......

Is a revolt brewing in the Congress?

Congress party vice president Rahul Gandhi's relations with senior leaders is deteriorating, so Priyanka Gandhi is tipped to be the bridge between the organisation, the government, and the......

But when was Mumbai safe?

We have failed to acknowledge the volatile events that have changed Mumbai. For the last few days we have been constantly told how Mumbai has become an unsafe city, what has gone wrong with it,......

Rahul's tutorial for the Rajasthan Congress

The Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi wants state leaders to pull up their socks and deliver results within three months or face consequences, reports Renu Mittal    All India Congress......

The utopian myth of India's double dividend

Sheila Dikshit, chief minister of the Indian capital territory of Delhi, looks neither fat nor nervous, but she was disarmingly frank this week about the difficulties of coping with an annual......

India @ 65 - Republic without responsibility

The experiences of 2G scam have demonstrated that at 65, India can be best described as a Republic without Responsibility; a Democracy without any Duty, writes M R Venkatesh. The 2G scam, I......

There is no good or bad time to invest

Whether it is insurance or investments, one should not delay things because it will hurt in the long run.In bad times, the first thing impacted is the decision-making process.Whether it is......

Corruption: Take two

In the anti-corruption sentiment that has overcome the general public, the corporate sector has somehow managed to get sympathetic billing as a victim of venal governments and bureaucrats. This is......

Trusteeship and how it can spawn development

If the endeavour that was flagged off in Udaipur flourishes and diverse energies combine to refine the lens of Trusteeship, 'growth' itself could be redefined. Then 'inclusion' will be an inherent......

The Hundred-Foot Journey, served with a lot of heart

The Hundred-Foot Journey treats its Indian characters with respect, discovers Aseem Chhabra/Rediff.com Someone first reading the premise of The Hundred-Foot Journey may think it is an implausible......

The World Before The Indian Woman

In the documentary The World Before Her, a young girl has to submit to the will of her father for a most gut-wrenching reason: 'He let me live… I am a girl… but he let me live.'......

Review: Tom Hanks' Electric City is intriguing

AnkurPathakfeel theamazing animation, complemented by a good voice over makes Electric City worth a watch. Hollywood actor Tom Hanks has launched an inventive direct-to-web animated series called......

Trailer: Ayesha Takia returns with Mod

Nagesh Kukunoor may not have made brilliant cinema he's known to make in his latest works (8X10 Tasveer, Bombay To Bangkok) but the director isn't done with films yet.He recently launched......

Review: Leader comes at the right time

Be the change you want to see in the world, Mahatma Gandhi had said a long time ago. Taking these words to heart, director Sekhar Kammula gives us Leader, whose protagonist Arjun Prasad's (Rana......

India have reasons to oppose DRS, says ICC CEO

The Board of Control for Cricket in India does "have its own reasons" for opposing the controversial Decision Review System (DRS), says International Cricket Council Chief Executive Dave......

Time stands still for Indian soccer

India are taking a trip to Japan for a World Cup qualifier next week, a journey to another galaxy in soccer terms.Twice Asian Games winners, in the inaugural edition in 1951 and again in 1962,......

  People speak for utopian india

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sanjay karmakar
Q. what may be the right definition of hate!!
Sanjay Karmakar:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-may-be-the-right-definition-of-hate/27116270/answers/

pankaj sinha
Q. should team anna go political? their promises to gen pub appears to be utopian, will they be able to deliver on all they claim?...... i've my apprehensions.pl fwd comment.
Pankaj Sinha:  A. An India-hater may be an Indian citizen, invariably by birth, who feels guilty about living in a country so wealthy and full of opportunity that...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/should-team-anna-go-political-their-promises-to-gen-pub-appe/23579504/answers/27116294

mr c
Q. After repeatedly hurting the common man particularly the middle class and the retired by reducing the rate of interest on PPF systematically over the years, Govt. of India now considering raising the PPF interest rate from 8% (once it was as much as 13%), to now 8.6%. This increase too meagre considering the high rate of inflation and the need for the common man to save his money in safe avenue. Government must consider paying atleast 12% interest upto an investment of Rs.25 lakhs. Any savings exceeding this interest may be paid @ 11% for the balance. Do any one agree with this view ??
Mr C:  A. Yeah he and his team should enter into politics.. I guess their team have the capability to bring changes in India to the maximum extent. Lets c,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/after-repeatedly-hurting-the-common-man-particularly-the-mid/21149595/answers/23579555

mr c
Q. Maoist issue appears to be getting out of control. Many right thinking people are of the view that killers of innocent Indians, armed forces, hijacker of trains, bombers on CRPF camps can never be true Indians and hence should considered as the greatest enemies of the nation and war should be launched to wipe out them from the Indian soil like Sri Lanka did with LTTE. Your views?
Mr C:  A. PLEASE read up CRPF presence on the ground. U can shoot me if I'm wrong, but dig up the news following Dantewada, ad it surprises me that local...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/maoist-issue-appears-to-be-getting-out-of-control.-many-righ/21149595/answers/17203156

Good Citizen
Q. Sankracharya Jagatguru : I have been attending meetings and meeting muslims from many years. And i started this new practice in india i.e. Jagatguru (he calling himslef with this title) was able to go amoung them and understand their love and truthfulness of Islam and that the fact that Islam provides the world richest lesson for humanity.TIME HAS COME TO UNITE HINDU MUSLIMS TOGETHER AND AVIOD FORCES THAT CAUSE DIVIDE ???
Good Citizen:  A. Sankracharya Jagatguru is not the first preacher from the traditional Indian faith to appreciate the positive qualities of other faiths. I have...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/sankracharya-jagatguru--i-have-been-attending-meetings-and-m/17197308/answers/16581770

  Web results for Utopian India
The Sangh's hindutva-hindustan idea pits a monolithic majority against monolithic Muslims

After Narendra Modi's gobsmacking win in the Lok Sabha polls and it should be clear that it was the entire machinery built around his figure that... ...

http://blogs.economictimes.indiatimes.com/Ragtime/entry/the-sangh-s-hindutva-hindustan-idea-pits-a-monolithic-majority-against-monolithic-muslims
"The World Is at My feet"

India according to a liberalisation child The Freedom: Hyphenated to history - Isha Trakru, Born in 1991 I have never really thought... ...

http://www.openthemagazine.com/article/nation/the-world-is-at-my-feet
Bhagwat, Modi and their saffron revolution

Narendra Modi's saffron revolution remark may not have been a slip of tongue, nor intended to talk about the exotic herb that comes from Crocus... ...

http://www.kashmirtimes.com/newsdet.aspx?q=35778
29 States, 7 Union Territories, 36 off-beat destinations in India

To celebrate Independence Day we bring you off-beat destinations for each state and union territory of India Collecting water chestnuts in... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/lifestyle/report-independence-day-special-29-states-7-union-territories-36-off-beat-destinations-in-india-2010519
'The Giver' - disappointing, …

By | IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News Film: "The Giver"; Cast: Brenton Thwaites, Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Alexander Skarsgard,... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/giver-disappointing-one-dimensional-tale-062004408.html

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