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A Ganesh Nadar

A Ganesh Nadar, a journalist for a quarter of a century, is the author of two books. You can e-mail the author at ganeshn@rediff.co.in

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How I lost my job

How I lost my job

Rediff.com4 hours ago

'During the pandemic, thousands of IT employees have lost their jobs.' 'Many of those who still have their jobs fear that they will lost it any moment.'

'BJP's invisible hand keeps AIADMK together'

'BJP's invisible hand keeps AIADMK together'

Rediff.com12 Oct 2020

'The BJP wants an AIADMK government so that they can implement their policies.' 'All the policies implemented in UP are being implemented in Tamil Nadu.'

'AIADMK is not keen on BJP'

'AIADMK is not keen on BJP'

Rediff.com9 Oct 2020

'The AIADMK gets votes from all sections of the minorities.' 'By aligning with the BJP the AIADMK stands to lose that vote'

'OPS never said he wanted to become CM'

'OPS never said he wanted to become CM'

Rediff.com7 Oct 2020

'OPS did not back off.' 'He wanted transparency and he got it.'

'Both EPS and OPS will probably pull back'

'Both EPS and OPS will probably pull back'

Rediff.com1 Oct 2020

'Both are mature enough to realise that a break will not benefit either of them and both will be losers'

Why 50% teachers are UNHAPPY with online classes

Why 50% teachers are UNHAPPY with online classes

Rediff.com28 Sep 2020

'Online teaching requires a new set of skills to be acquired by the teacher.' 'These skills are not like foot sizes or height which can't be improved, but are like muscles which can be developed with some practice.'

'What is the point of attending Parliament?'

'What is the point of attending Parliament?'

Rediff.com23 Sep 2020

'It is undemocratic and shows fascist tendencies.'

'They want to do away with NGOs'

'They want to do away with NGOs'

Rediff.com23 Sep 2020

'Amendments in the past have created fear. This will take it further.'

'If UP does anything against CrPC, it will be invalid'

'If UP does anything against CrPC, it will be invalid'

Rediff.com15 Sep 2020

'It shows that they cannot manage the situation with the forces in their hand.'

'You cannot judge and hang on a TV channel'

'You cannot judge and hang on a TV channel'

Rediff.com4 Sep 2020

'It has everything to do with TRPs.' 'It is a potboiler as Bollywood stars are involved.'

How 2 housewives run a Rs 2 crore company

How 2 housewives run a Rs 2 crore company

Rediff.com4 Sep 2020

Nisha Gupta and Guddi Thapliyal set up Geek Monkey with an investment of Rs 1.5 lakh. Today it's worth Rs 2 crores.

World's Fastest Human Calculator is an Indian

World's Fastest Human Calculator is an Indian

Rediff.com3 Sep 2020

'You have to get past the phobia that Math is difficult.' 'The brain is exercising when you do arithmetic.'

A Congress MP's lesson for Rahul: Remember names

A Congress MP's lesson for Rahul: Remember names

Rediff.com31 Aug 2020

A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com recalls how Kanyakumari MP H Vasanthakumar, the first parliamentarin to die of Covid-related complications, would address his constituents by their names, making it a point to ask after their work and family.

'I am celebrating this new India'

'I am celebrating this new India'

Rediff.com21 Aug 2020

'India is an amazing country.'

Newsroom to rasoi: A couple's survival story

Newsroom to rasoi: A couple's survival story

Rediff.com21 Aug 2020

Hemangi and Prashant Nakwe's vegetarian thaali business is keeping them busy in the lockdown.

The soldier who played a soldier

The soldier who played a soldier

Rediff.com20 Aug 2020

'Putting your life at stake defending your motherland is the best feeling you can get.'

'We are trying to give migrant workers more bargaining power'

'We are trying to give migrant workers more bargaining power'

Rediff.com20 Aug 2020

'Our clients need business. For business you need workers and so we decided to help'

'This is the right time to give the Bharat Ratna to him'

'This is the right time to give the Bharat Ratna to him'

Rediff.com18 Aug 2020

'Nobody has Dhoni's record of championship in three formats.' 'Every cricketer, every Indian, will agree to that.'

Want to get hired? Some tips for you

Want to get hired? Some tips for you

Rediff.com13 Aug 2020

'Working from home is stressful as there is a blur between personal and professional space.' 'We should not overdo the follow up and checking.'

Does Siddha medicine have a Covid cure?

Does Siddha medicine have a Covid cure?

Rediff.com8 Aug 2020

'Not one single, but multiple trials are there to quote. However, these will be published as scientific manuscripts.' 'This includes integrative as well as standalone approaches in Covid mitigation.'

'Freshers should be curious, willing to learn'

'Freshers should be curious, willing to learn'

Rediff.com24 Jul 2020

'We are looking for ability to work in a global matrix organisation -- the ability to deal with ambiguity, flexibility to work in a changing environment, willingness to learn and be curious.'

WFH: Be Adaptable. Be Flexible

WFH: Be Adaptable. Be Flexible

Rediff.com22 Jul 2020

'People are quite productive while they work from home.' 'The sooner we accept the new normal, the better it is.'

What Veerappan's daughter plans to do in BJP

What Veerappan's daughter plans to do in BJP

Rediff.com18 Jul 2020

'I was invited to join the BJP, and I felt respected when they called me.'

'I have never seen police beat people'

'I have never seen police beat people'

Rediff.com16 Jul 2020

'I have many times bought meals for the accused, and the police pay for it.'

'Buy a plate. Fill a plate'

'Buy a plate. Fill a plate'

Rediff.com2 Jul 2020

'Each plate sold sponsors 250 meals for a worker's family.' 'Our goal is to provide 100,000 meals within the next month.'

'I could hear them beating up Beniks and Jayaraj'

'I could hear them beating up Beniks and Jayaraj'

Rediff.com1 Jul 2020

What really happened in Sathankulam, where the father-son duo of Jayaraj and Beniks died in an alleged case of police brutality, a case that has shocked India?

'Private hospitals will loot patients'

'Private hospitals will loot patients'

Rediff.com11 Jun 2020

'The government allowed private hospitals to treat COVID-19 patients, so it should pay.'

Post Lockdown: What Offices Must Do!

Post Lockdown: What Offices Must Do!

Rediff.com11 Jun 2020

'Everyone is confused, lost, worried and unsure about the future.' 'Regular communication from the owners or leaders will keep anxiety at bay for employees.'

'Business should catch up fairly soon'

'Business should catch up fairly soon'

Rediff.com11 Jun 2020

'It may be a bit slow to start, but all are eager to get back into action.'

'I wanted to capture the silence of India'

'I wanted to capture the silence of India'

Rediff.com10 Jun 2020

'Where are the 1.3 billion people?' 'I am overwhelmed when I saw my country, my country had come to a standstill.'

Lockdown woes: How will we stylists survive?

Lockdown woes: How will we stylists survive?

Rediff.com4 Jun 2020

'Life has been very stressful and frustrating.'

The employer who flew his staff home

The employer who flew his staff home

Rediff.com4 Jun 2020

Sandeep Jain hopes his actions will inspire others to do the same.

LOST your JOB? Please read this

LOST your JOB? Please read this

Rediff.com1 Jun 2020

'Job opportunities will be available in pharma, retail, medical, virtual business operating sectors, IT sector, telecommunications, infrastructure development, healthcare sector and e-commerce.'

This Bollywood is struggling to survive!

This Bollywood is struggling to survive!

Rediff.com29 May 2020

The daily wage earners who oil the wheels of the movies business are struggling to cope with the fallout of the lockdown.

'Locusts don't attack people'

'Locusts don't attack people'

Rediff.com28 May 2020

'They attack standing crops and vegetables.' 'They don't attack people.' 'People are just panicking.'

'I hope my video moves people to help others'

'I hope my video moves people to help others'

Rediff.com25 May 2020

'I have dedicated the video to the kindest people of this great nation.'

Why I want to sue China for the coronavirus!

Why I want to sue China for the coronavirus!

Rediff.com20 May 2020

'People have been infected. They are responsible for it internationally.' 'They only admitted in February that it is infectious. This proves our case.'

Lost your job? This HR company could help you

Lost your job? This HR company could help you

Rediff.com11 May 2020

'It could take 12 months or more for hiring to get back on track.' 'New opportunities would come up and there will be demand for skillsets that can help dealing with the current situation.'

'The virus will circulate for a very long time'

'The virus will circulate for a very long time'

Rediff.com10 May 2020

'Despite expanded testing the incidence remains low.' 'Therefore, the focus should be on specific districts where we need to improve the testing.' 'We should have a district-centric strategy.'

Wedding in the time of coronavirus, courtesy Pune cops

Wedding in the time of coronavirus, courtesy Pune cops

Rediff.com6 May 2020

The date had been fixed, as was the venue. But what this young couple from Dehradun didn't plan for was the lockdown that prevented them from going back home to get married. Not to worry, the Pune police went out of their way to arrange for a venue, pandit, even for someone to do the kanyadan.

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