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10 Things Yogi told The Hindu

10 Things Yogi told The Hindu

Rediff.com19 hours ago

'You cannot hide data of deaths'

This is how a country vaccinates!

This is how a country vaccinates!

Rediff.com5 days ago

Israel and Bhutan, however small, illustrate what governments can do, and the mountains they can move, if they really care for their citizens.

Ever seen a hotel atop a railway track?

Ever seen a hotel atop a railway track?

Rediff.com17 Jul 2021

The luxury hotel with 318 rooms and to be operated by a private entity is spread across 7,400 square metres and has been built at a cost of Rs 7.9 billion.

RIP Danish Siddiqui

RIP Danish Siddiqui

Rediff.com16 Jul 2021

A tribute to an incomparable photojournalist who was slain by the Taliban on Thursday night.

Remembering Diana: The life of a princess

Remembering Diana: The life of a princess

Rediff.com1 Jul 2021

On July 1, 2021, Britain's Princess Diana would have turned 60 and two decades after her tragic death in a car accident near the end of summer 1997, she still holds an exalted place on the altar of the most admired people in the world, her status secure as a style icon -- as is her legacy of having forever changed the British monarchy.

Animals in the snow

Animals in the snow

Rediff.com12 Feb 2021

One admires the spirit of these animals, how they get going in such heavy snow.

Yearender 2020: Mood of the Nation Poll

Yearender 2020: Mood of the Nation Poll

Rediff.com24 Dec 2020

Now that the year is finally drawing to a close, do take this poll to tell us what you think.

Look, how that beard has grown!

Look, how that beard has grown!

Rediff.com24 Jul 2020

Clearly, Modi -- one of the most stylish leaders on the planet -- hasn't had his barber call at 7, Lok Kalyan Marg.

Revealed! India wants China to withdraw first

Revealed! India wants China to withdraw first

Rediff.com9 Jun 2020

Since China began this buildup, the Indian side says Chinese troops will have to start the de-escalation. Only then will Indian troops go back. The June 6 meeting agreed to this roadmap.

'Look at numbers objectively before damaging Maharashtra's reputation'

'Look at numbers objectively before damaging Maharashtra's reputation'

Rediff.com1 Jun 2020

'Maharashtra has 34,000 active cases, of which 24,000 are asymptomatic, and hence need no medicines but are under quarantine.' '9,500 cases are showing mild to severe symptoms.' 'While 1,200 are seriously ill, only 200 of them are on ventilator support.' 'Let those claiming that the situation in the state has gone out of control, look at these numbers objectively before damaging the state's reputation for political gains.'

When US Presidents visited India

When US Presidents visited India

Rediff.com13 Feb 2020

United States President Donald Trump and US First Lady Melania Trump will be visiting India -- Ahmedabad and Delhi -- on February 24 and 25 on the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Let's assess earlier American presidential visits to India.

Jharkhand polls 2019: Big winners and losers

Jharkhand polls 2019: Big winners and losers

Rediff.com24 Dec 2019

Here's a look at how the heavyweights of fared in the Jharkhand assembly polls, 2019.

6 things to know about the new Maharashtra government

6 things to know about the new Maharashtra government

Rediff.com28 Nov 2019

More than the Uddhav Thackeray-led ministry, two coordination committees will approve and disapprove big projects, contracts and political decisions.

The Lok Sabha speech that everyone must see!

The Lok Sabha speech that everyone must see!

Rediff.com27 Jun 2019

A spirited turn at the mic by Mahua Moitra, first-time MP from Trinamool Congress, in which she listed the "signs of early fascism", has been hailed as the "speech of the year" on social media.

Student turns sexual harassment into street art

Student turns sexual harassment into street art

Rediff.com10 Oct 2018

Sophie Sandberg writes insults she or other women have heard in chalk on New York's streets to raise awareness about sexual harassment.

Remembering Diana: The life of a princess

Remembering Diana: The life of a princess

Rediff.com30 Aug 2017

From a shy bride to a passionate campaigner, the story of Diana, 'the People's Princess', was more often than not told through photographs.

WATCH: Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad's shocking behaviour

WATCH: Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad's shocking behaviour

Rediff.com24 Mar 2017

Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad refuses to apologise.

Amartya Sen slams Modi sarkar for 'extraordinarily large' interference in academic institutions

Amartya Sen slams Modi sarkar for 'extraordinarily large' interference in academic institutions

Rediff.com7 Jul 2015

Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accusing his government of "extraordinarily large" interference in academic institutions.

When Nawaz Sharif gave Bill Clinton a hard time over Kargil

When Nawaz Sharif gave Bill Clinton a hard time over Kargil

Rediff.com24 Jul 2014

When Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif visits the White House on Wednesday, it will be his first encounter with an American president since that turbulent meeting with Bill Clinton when the Kargil war was raging 14 years ago.