All stories by SYED FIRDAUS ASHRAF
'Nothing alarming about fall in financial savings yet'Rediff.com1 days ago
'As long as economic growth remains steady, creating jobs and generating stable incomes, the rise in home loans should not create problems.' 'If the growth trajectory changes course over the medium term and interest rates rise along with inflation, the expanding trend in home loans may not sustain.'
'As a voter my vote should have value'Rediff.com18 Sep 2023
'Switching loyalty from one party to another is completely unfair as it devalues my vote.'
'Ashok Gehlot's conscience is dead'Rediff.com14 Sep 2023
'And once someone is dead in a family the ritual is to shave your head.'
'Should not Uber/Ola drivers need social security?'Rediff.com24 Aug 2023
'Nobody wants to run an exploitation factory.'
'Mera baap sant tha, main nahin hoon'Rediff.com23 Aug 2023
'She showed courage at every turn in her political career.'
'Modi has no baggage like Rahul does'Rediff.com23 Aug 2023
'When the Congress is put against someone like Narendra Modi, they do not have anything new to offer to the people of India.'
'Congress is fighting with bows and arrows whereas BJP has cannons'Rediff.com23 Aug 2023
'The Congress is not pragmatic about politics or about people.' 'Rahul's intention is good, but good intention does not win you elections.'
Was Narasimha Rao India's Best Prime Minister?Rediff.com22 Aug 2023
'He told senior journalists a few days after the Babri Masjid demolition, 'Jo hua theek hua. Maine isliye hone diya ki BJP ki rajniti hamesha ke liye khatam ho jaye.'
'They felt that we were terrorists'Rediff.com9 Aug 2023
'They said that my leaving for the Quit India Movement event would be a threat to law and order so I should not leave the police station and to be stationed there till the time they do not get permission.'
'During our visit, both sides were firing at each other'Rediff.com1 Aug 2023
'The situation is so bad that it is not possible for me to explain in words how bad the conditions are for the common man of Manipur.'
'India's cities highly segregated on the basis of caste and religion'Rediff.com31 Jul 2023
'Government supplied public services are less likely to be found in neighbourhoods with high numbers of Scheduled Castes and Muslims.'
'Destitution and starvation will go...'Rediff.com28 Jul 2023
'We cannot leave our entire unorganised sector to the vagaries of market forces.'
'Every Congress leader in Rajasthan wants that red diary'Rediff.com27 Jul 2023
'Every Congressman in Rajasthan is in Ashok Gehlot's pocket.'
'If there was nothing in the red diary, why did they snatch it from me?'Rediff.com27 Jul 2023
'They could have told the media that there is nothing in it and let me read it out.'
'Sexual violence, murder, loot are bound to happen'Rediff.com26 Jul 2023
'We cannot accept that this incident was not in the knowledge of the home ministry.' 'If they had no knowledge about this incident, then it is a big intelligence failure as the Union home ministry has no idea what is going on in Manipur and what the state police is doing.'
'The only hope is Uniform Civil Code'Rediff.com24 Jul 2023
'UCC should be across India and legally applicable to every Indian citizen.'
'Britain siphoned off $44 trillion from India'Rediff.com21 Jul 2023
'A very large part of this would have come from opium.'
'Find out how much love people have for Modiji'Rediff.com20 Jul 2023
'People tell us openly that in 2024 we will vote for Modi.'
'Oommen Chandy never turned away the needy'Rediff.com19 Jul 2023
'I have never seen a common man tapping a chief minister on the shoulder and giving him his petition, like needing money for a child admitted in a hospital.'
'I can't believe I survived that nightmare'Rediff.com17 Jul 2023
'The buildings all around had caved in or were damaged. The trees were all uprooted. Things were very scary.'