All stories by Syed Firdaus Ashraf
'100% guarantee all workers are alive'Rediff.com20 Nov 2023
'We are hoping that in three-four days we will surely get a positive result.'
'What is happening is not vikas but vinash'Rediff.com17 Nov 2023
'These kinds of tunnels are not meant for the Himalayas.' 'Development should be good for all people and not where you make a tunnel and 40 people get trapped.'
'Subrata Roy was arbitraging between India and Bharat'Rediff.com16 Nov 2023
'The India which was all about glamour and razzmatazz through which he could earn the trust of people of the other India, which was Bharat.'
'Ambedkar's contribution is bigger than Gandhi's'Rediff.com10 Nov 2023
'For no other leader of India do so many people turn up for an event every year without invitation.'
'Obviously, you get upset at being denied a ticket'Rediff.com9 Nov 2023
'I was never why I was denied a ticket to contest the assembly elections.'
'If Kejriwal is arrested...'Rediff.com31 Oct 2023
'It could backfire on the BJP and boost the Opposition parties.'
'Not counting caste is as political an act as counting it'Rediff.com31 Oct 2023
'The upper caste elite's belief that they are casteless is a belief that is available only to the upper castes. Because all the lower castes are reminded by society every day what their caste is.'
'Ask Kumaraswamy why he wants to join the BJP'Rediff.com19 Oct 2023
'This decision to go with the BJP is Kumaraswamy's individual decision and not a party decision.'
'SC has banged the door on face of LGBTQ community'Rediff.com18 Oct 2023
'The State does not accept our rights, what more can I say about this judgment?'
'You will see same sex marriage laws in near future'Rediff.com17 Oct 2023
'This government has done positive things, we got the Transgender Persons (protection of rights) Act under this government. Dheere-dheere hota hai.'
'Palestinians want the same freedom Gandhi fought for'Rediff.com17 Oct 2023
'Israelis not only harassed Palestine Muslims, but also Christians.' 'Palestinians have been telling Israel that this will blow up the situation, but they would not listen to us.'
'Hamas would have not existed if...'Rediff.com17 Oct 2023
'If Israel had stuck to the peace accords, Hamas would have had no one to fight.'
'Central govt not serious about resolving Manipur violence'Rediff.com12 Oct 2023
'The Centre prevaricates on the question of effecting a change of state-level leadership or on the imposition of President's rule in the state.'
'Biren Singh is part of Manipur's problem'Rediff.com12 Oct 2023
'Replacement of the CM with a more acceptable face may be a good start towards resolving Manipur's problem.'
'Hundreds of Palestinians will be killed'Rediff.com9 Oct 2023
'Israel has received an extremely hard and rude reminder that it cannot go ahead and talk of normalisation of relations with other Arab countries without addressing the issues pertaining to Palestine.'
'Nothing alarming about fall in financial savings yet'Rediff.com25 Sep 2023
'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.'