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Shobha Warrier

Shobha Warrier has extensively covered the Sabarimala issue for Rediff.com. She is the author of His Days with Bapu: Gandhi's Personal Secretary Recalls among several books. You can e-mail the author at shobhaw@rediff.co.in

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'New Laws Are Shilanyas Of Hindu Rashtra'

'New Laws Are Shilanyas Of Hindu Rashtra'

Rediff.com4 days ago

'It will be difficult to challenge Hindutva anymore as the police will have the power to charge you as anti-national.'

'Industries Are Fairly Bullish About Hiring Freshers'

'Industries Are Fairly Bullish About Hiring Freshers'

Rediff.com6 days ago

'The noise that we are hearing is because the five big IT players are not hiring significantly.'

'You Put The Common Man On Discomfort'

'You Put The Common Man On Discomfort'

Rediff.com7 days ago

'You can focus on Vande Bharat but focus on the common man too.' 'You can have both. They are mutually exclusive.'

'Skills Required In A Graduate Are Undergoing Changes'

'Skills Required In A Graduate Are Undergoing Changes'

Rediff.com5 Jul 2024

'Today's engineering graduates have to learn the skills to solve problems which is actually a higher order skill.'

My Advice To Youngsters Is...

My Advice To Youngsters Is...

Rediff.com5 Jul 2024

'To those who have just finished engineering or MCA or BSc, BBA, I will say they should take up whatever internship opportunities they are getting.' 'They should look for opportunities to learn the latest tools.' 'They should think innovative and try to solve problems. Only when you sharpen your skills, you will remain relevant.'

'Unemployment Is Higher Among Educated Youth'

'Unemployment Is Higher Among Educated Youth'

Rediff.com28 Jun 2024

'The more educated a young person is, the higher the chances of him or her remaining unemployed.'

'We Are Frittering Away The Demographic Dividend'

'We Are Frittering Away The Demographic Dividend'

Rediff.com27 Jun 2024

'it's not just youth in India who are left behind because of their inability to find jobs; nearly two-thirds of Indian women of working ages do not participate at all in the paid labour force.'

'There Are Really Two Different Indias'

'There Are Really Two Different Indias'

Rediff.com27 Jun 2024

'Over the next 20 years, we would be adding almost 10 million people to the workforce every year!' 'And we won't be able to give employment to even 2 million out of the 10 million every year.' 'Don't forget, it keeps adding every year.'

'Nitish Could Come Back To INDIA'

'Nitish Could Come Back To INDIA'

Rediff.com25 Jun 2024

'Nitish may take such a decision because he was the first person who was with the INDIA front.' 'He went back only because he did not get proper encouragement from the Congress.' 'Nitish will take a decision provided there is a strong alternative.' 'If he feels ours is a weak coalition, he will not come.' 'Then, this government will continue for five years.'

Revealed! What Amit Shah Promised Ajit Pawar

Revealed! What Amit Shah Promised Ajit Pawar

Rediff.com25 Jun 2024

'Amit Shah had promised Ajit Pawar and Praful Patel that even if there were only one third of MLAs with them, they would be given the party symbol.' 'He promised them that the Election Commission would not take a decision against them and that they would get the party name and symbol.'

'Doubts About Longevity Of Modi Govt'

'Doubts About Longevity Of Modi Govt'

Rediff.com24 Jun 2024

'I have serious doubts about the longevity of the NDA government and the longevity of the 18th Lok Sabha itself.'

'Kavach Would Have Prevented This Accident'

'Kavach Would Have Prevented This Accident'

Rediff.com21 Jun 2024

'The Railways decided to go for kavach three years back, but the progress has been very slow.'

'Difficult For Modi Govt To Win Floor Test'

'Difficult For Modi Govt To Win Floor Test'

Rediff.com19 Jun 2024

'The longevity of the government is a doubt for me because when the going gets tough, there could a be a point in time where there might be pressure, from within the party or from the allies.'

'We Are Building Products For The World'

'We Are Building Products For The World'

Rediff.com11 Jun 2024

'We want to prove to the world that they will get the best code written from a small place like Wayanad.'

'Naidu Will Give BJP Run For Its Money'

'Naidu Will Give BJP Run For Its Money'

Rediff.com7 Jun 2024

'The Opposition parties will continue to woo Chandrababu Naidu even though he has said he will support the BJP.'

'Rahul Gandhi Is Hero Of Election Battle 2024'

'Rahul Gandhi Is Hero Of Election Battle 2024'

Rediff.com6 Jun 2024

'He has emerged as a formidable leader who cannot be ignored anymore, who cannot be mocked.'

'I Want To Impact 1 Billion Lives'

'I Want To Impact 1 Billion Lives'

Rediff.com28 May 2024

'I tell those in their 20s that age is on their side and they should start exercising early.' 'Just like investing in good stocks, if they start early, they will get the multiplier effects of being healthy, fit and strong later in life.'

'Mr Modi Is Rattled'

'Mr Modi Is Rattled'

Rediff.com27 May 2024

The speech he gave in which he accused the Congress of getting black money in tempos from Ambani and Adani is remarkable.' 'It is a self-goal for sure, but indicates someone who has lost control, someone who is rattled.'

'Economy Is Not Creating Enough Jobs'

'Economy Is Not Creating Enough Jobs'

Rediff.com27 May 2024

'The policy focus of the government should have been on creating more good quality jobs but that was not their focus.'

Making Drones For India's Villages

Making Drones For India's Villages

Rediff.com16 May 2024

'From our survey we found that there was a problem in the agricultural sector and drones could solve the problem.'

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