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BJP ready for early elections in Gujarat

Political observers say except for a strong anti-incumbency sentiment, there is little that might go against the BJP.Sohini Das and Vimukt Dave report. It was at a cosy dinner on a summer evening......

Promised job 10 years ago, martyr's grand nephew goes on dharna

“We are ready to sacrifice our life and continue with our dharna till we get a job. We have written to the PM, Home Minister Rajnath Singh,” says Jagga Singh, the grand nephew of Udham......

How high caste Hindus undermine a great religion

The hypocrisies of high-caste Hindus have cost their followers very dear. Millions have left their dharma, their great religion which boasts of the loftiest philosophical ideas, says Tarun Vijay.......

Why we forget our 'non-high caste' heroes

'Should a leader with such an impeccable record of public life, struggles, meritorious performance and heroism in politics like Babu Jagjivan Ram be weighed on caste and not reviewed for his real......

Jaitley and Ramesh indulge in light hearted banter

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and outgoing Rajya Sabha member and Congress leader Jairam Ramesh today indulged in a light hearted banter and used cricket to take on each other. The first to bowl......

Paytm aims to bring a million small merchants online

Paytm will handhold them through support services Digital payments company Paytm, founded by Vijay Shekhar Sharma, is handholding small and medium enterprises to come online. It hopes to expand the......

Your small donation can buy them dignity

In an ideal world, Vijay Merchant, 72, would have been playing with his grandchildren and basking in his family's affection. Instead, he worked days as a clerk at a chartered accountancy firm and......

Jack Ma had struck Alibaba-Paytm deal last January

Joint venture to take on Amazon will be announced next week, report Karan Choudhury and Nivedita Mookerji. It was back in January 2016 when Jack Ma, founder of Chinese e-commerce major Alibaba,......

Budget: A delicate balancing act with rural push

Jaitley's Budget has the potential to change the face of Modi's Bharat Arundhati BhattacharyaChairman, SBI The Budget is in line with the development priorities of the nation. Several initiatives......

'Made in China' Alibaba to enter India

The largest e-commerce entity of China is setting up its first India office -- an indication that it intends to capture a pie of the growing e-commerce market here. Raghavendra Kamath & Alnoor......

This trio is truly one of a kind

Vijaya Mulay recalls her encounters with the amazing trio: Ismail Merchant, James Ivory and Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. I encountered a problem in writing about James Francis Ivory (b......

Review: The Ghazi Attack: A Must Watch Film

A war film that keeps you riveted to your seat, says Prasanna D Zore. IMAGE: Rana Daggubatti is splendid in The Ghazi Attack.   For all its technical limitations and over-dramatic narrative......

PIX: Poonam Pandey, Ranbir, Hrithik at an awards show

The third Bright Awards were held in Mumbai, and it saw a smattering of stars.   Poonam Pandey wears a dress with a plunging neckline. Ranbir Kapoor and Hrithik Roshan mingle at......

Mohenjo Daro Review: A 155-minutes long fancy dress competition!

Mohenjo Daro takes too long to get there and feels even longer than the time that’s passed, feels Sukanya Verma. The highly publicised crocodile of Mohenjo Daro appears right in the......

Revealed: Shahid's Rangoon look

The top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Actor Shahid Kapoor shared his first look from Vishal Bhardwaj's upcoming film, Rangoon.'Now that it's out I guess I......

Merchant was inspired by Hendren's view on retirement

The late Vijay Merchant, who wore several distinguished hats on and off the field, followed the dictum of former England cricketer Patsy Hendren, when the great opener chose to retire from Tests......

'Opening batting a specialised job'

It was no co-incidence that on Vijay Merchant's 94th birth anniversary adaring young Indian smashed 116 runs off 93 balls.In Merchant's days, strike rates were not important; the number of balls......

'Steve Bucknor is useless'

Vijay Merchant called him 'The man responsible for the Renaissance of Indian cricket.' DilipSardesai is still fondly referred to as the 'Renaissance Man.'Sardesai gave the Indian team the required......

Expect fireworks despite long injury lists as IPL 10 takes off

IMAGE: The runners-up of IPL 9, RCB will start the early part of this season without the services of star batsmen Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers. Photograph: BCCI The 10th edition of the Indian......

Don't let statistics ruin the story of cricket

Nostalgia and anecdotes, given to us by cricket's great writers, do much greater justice to the game, says Uddalok Bhattacharya. IMAGE: Statistics don't tell you how great Vivian Richards was.......
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Sensex Finishes in Red; Realty Sector Tanks 3.8%

Posted by Equitymaster Indian share markets trimmed their morning gains and finished in red due to heavy selling in realty stocks and metal stocks... ...

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India thrash Australia by 8 wickets, clinch series 2-1

India on 28 March retained the Border-Gavaskar Trophy by thumping Australia by eight wickets in the deciding fourth Test in Dharmsala and clinch... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/cricket-news/seventh-heaven-india-thrash-australia-by-8-wickets-clinch-series-2-1-55917.html
Showman Kohli missing, IPL to kick off without some big stars

Virat Kohlis colossal presence is sure to be missed when the 10th Indian Premier League (IPL) takes off tomorrow after a build-up mired in... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/604603/showman-kohli-missing-ipl-kick.html
Expect fireworks despite long injury lists as IPL 10 takes off

IMAGE: The runners-up of IPL 9, RCB will start the early part of this season without the services of star batsmen Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers.... ...

http://www.rediff.com/cricket/report/expect-fireworks-despite-long-injury-lists-as-ipl-10-takes-off-pix/20170404.htm
Don't let statistics ruin the story of cricket

Nostalgia and anecdotes, given to us by cricket's great writers, do much greater justice to the game, says Uddalok Bhattacharya. IMAGE: Statistics... ...

http://www.rediff.com/cricket/report/dont-let-statistics-ruin-the-story-of-cricket/20170330.htm

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