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Savera R Someshwar

Managing Editor Savera R Someshwar has covered politics for over 25 years. You can read her recent work at http://www.rediff.com/news/savera-someshwar.html You can e-mail the author at saveras@rediff.co.in

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Sheena Bora Trial: Is Rahul afraid of Indrani?

Sheena Bora Trial: Is Rahul afraid of Indrani?

Rediff.com24 Jun 2022

'She seems to have disappeared off the face of the planet after telling different people different things.'

Sheena Bora Trial: More Questions Than Answers

Sheena Bora Trial: More Questions Than Answers

Rediff.com24 Jun 2022

The living will do anything to save their lives. The dead can't defend themselves. Will Sheena Bora's good name survive her murder trial?

Sheena Bora Trial: 'There's something fishy going on'

Sheena Bora Trial: 'There's something fishy going on'

Rediff.com23 Jun 2022

When Sheena got down from his car on the evening of April 24, 2012, Rahul says she told him, "Bye. Love you. See you later."

'Aamir stood beside me through the journey'

'Aamir stood beside me through the journey'

Rediff.com25 Aug 2021

'It was one of the greatest learnings in my life to see someone like the great Amitabh Bachchan go through such a tough phase.' 'He had been there, done it all and really didn't need to prove himself.' 'Yet, he channelised it all and came out with one of his best performances,' Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra tells Savera R Someshwar/Rediff.com in a fascinating conversation about the films he has made and the actors he has worked with.

Where would you 'Holiday in your Head'?

Where would you 'Holiday in your Head'?

Rediff.com1 Jul 2021

Share your favourite travel destination with us.

'Bad behaviour will surface, it will show'

'Bad behaviour will surface, it will show'

Rediff.com30 Apr 2021

'The biggest advantage a company has in today's day and age is its reputation.' 'When something of this nature takes place, their reputation takes a beating.'

'Abrasive behaviour is like cancer'

'Abrasive behaviour is like cancer'

Rediff.com19 Apr 2021

'They are acutely aware of how they can use their power as a means to either continue dominating people or to get ahead.'

'Young people won't tolerate abrasive behaviour'

'Young people won't tolerate abrasive behaviour'

Rediff.com19 Apr 2021

'Younger people have a very strong sense of what is wrong, and what is right, along with the opportunity to call out this kind of behaviour through mechanisms like social media.'

Movie to Watch: Astitva

Movie to Watch: Astitva

Rediff.com28 Dec 2020

It will make you uncomfortable because you will have seen bits of this story -- or most of it -- many times, in your home or in the homes of your loved ones. And you've probably watch it pan out silently, says Savera R Someshwar.

'We should not think just about ourselves'

'We should not think just about ourselves'

Rediff.com8 May 2020

'Every morning, when I had to step out, my wife would cry.' 'I would tell her that if I don't do it, many people will suffer; many people would die.'

Tell us: What's your favourite Rishi Kapoor memory?

Tell us: What's your favourite Rishi Kapoor memory?

Rediff.com1 May 2020

Did you have a favourite song? Favourite movie? Share your Rishi Kapoor memory.

Share your memories of the incredible Irrfan Khan

Share your memories of the incredible Irrfan Khan

Rediff.com30 Apr 2020

Tell us: What did Irrfan Khan mean to you?

'Hopefully, the curve should flatten out by monsoon'

'Hopefully, the curve should flatten out by monsoon'

Rediff.com27 Apr 2020

'If it doesn't happen, we may be in for a difficult time.' 'Our biggest problem is our population and the fact we are a very social people.' 'However, I would say two months is more than enough time for things to settle down.'

'We are praying we do not fill the beds'

'We are praying we do not fill the beds'

Rediff.com23 Apr 2020

'We are hoping the preparations we have made will not be needed.'

How a tiny district fights COVID-19

How a tiny district fights COVID-19

Rediff.com15 Apr 2020

'We started our surveillance from the first reported case. We made it very strict. I believe that helped us a lot in restricting the spread of this disease.'

'We have not lost a single patient to COVID-19'

'We have not lost a single patient to COVID-19'

Rediff.com13 Apr 2020

'Even though we have around 156 patients, we don't have anyone who requires ventilatory support or the ICU facility.'

How a Kerala district is fighting COVID-19

How a Kerala district is fighting COVID-19

Rediff.com10 Apr 2020

'Those who were not co-operating are co-operating now.' 'Now, our facilities are fit, our doctors are fit and we have a better protocol of how to do isolation, how to do the collection.'

'Your job is not running away'

'Your job is not running away'

Rediff.com2 Apr 2020

'Worse disasters -- both natural and man-made -- have come and gone in our country. We are here because our ancestors and we survived.'

'We don't have a strategy to fight the war'

'We don't have a strategy to fight the war'

Rediff.com24 Mar 2020

'On a daily basis you are saying, you do this, you do that, but where is the blueprint of the war?' 'How many isolations actually we need per hundred thousand people?' 'How many ventilators will we need for 100,000 people?'

'Kejriwal's campaign was Modi minus Hindutva'

'Kejriwal's campaign was Modi minus Hindutva'

Rediff.com18 Feb 2020

'In today's situation, it is not going to help anyone's case if they try to politically contest with the BJP on ideological issues.' 'Instead, it is best is to swim along the tide, present the more acceptable face of the cultural Hindu, but not be a political Hindu as the BJP or Mr Modi is.'

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