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Kashmiri youth 'rescued' from IS dragnet ends in jail

Kashmiri youth 'rescued' from IS dragnet ends in jail

Rediff.com2 days ago

Parvez, a resident of the downtown area in Khanyar, was 21 when he was rescued from Ankara, after his parents claimed he had been misguided by some people to join the terror ranks.

Vavavara Rao has to surrender by Oct 28 in Elgar case

Vavavara Rao has to surrender by Oct 28 in Elgar case

Rediff.com5 days ago

The Bombay High Court on Thursday said poet-activist Varavara Rao, an accused in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case, need not surrender before the Taloja prison authorities until October 28.

UP police detain Sidhu on his way to Lakhimpur

UP police detain Sidhu on his way to Lakhimpur

Rediff.com7 Oct 2021

Several Punjab Congress leaders, including Navjot Singh Sidhu, were on Thursday prevented from heading to Lakhimpur Kheri and were detained at a police station in Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh.

'I am a darpok'

'I am a darpok'

Rediff.com5 Oct 2021

'Bigg Boss either makes or breaks your career.'

Vajpayee's private secretary Shakti Sinha passes away

Vajpayee's private secretary Shakti Sinha passes away

Rediff.com5 Oct 2021

According to sources, Sinha was suffering from high blood pressure and was rushed to RK Hospital in IP Extension when he complained of uneasiness.

Despite govt's relief package, questions remain over Voda Idea's survival

Despite govt's relief package, questions remain over Voda Idea's survival

Rediff.com4 Oct 2021

The question mark over Vodafone Idea's survival is gone after the government's telecom package, managing director and chief executive officer Ravinder Takkar said in an interaction recently. The extended moratorium for spectrum payments and adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues has indeed ensured that Vodafone Idea survives, at least for the time being, but questions remain. Answers to those questions may determine the future of Vodafone Idea and its power to stay in a difficult telecom market in the coming years.

Uddhav-Koshiyari letter war, this time over women's safety

Uddhav-Koshiyari letter war, this time over women's safety

Rediff.com21 Sep 2021

Days after Maharashtra Governor BS Koshyari wrote a letter for convening a special session of the state assembly against the backdrop of the Sakinaka rape and murder, chief minster Uddhav Thackeray has hit back saying Koshyari should request the Centre to call a session of Parliament to discuss issues concerning the safety of women and growing attacks on them.

BJP-Shiv Sena in fresh war of words after police stop Kirit Somaiya

BJP-Shiv Sena in fresh war of words after police stop Kirit Somaiya

Rediff.com20 Sep 2021

Somaiya had on Sunday claimed he was barred from entering Kolhapur with the district authorities citing law and order as well as security concerns following his allegations of corruption against Maharashtra Rural Development Minister Hasan Mushrif.

'If the Taliban see my father, they could harm him'

'If the Taliban see my father, they could harm him'

Rediff.com17 Sep 2021

For Afghans in India, including medical tourists from the war-torn country as well as migrants and refugees staying here much longer, the safety of friends and families is the biggest concern - particularly for those linked to the now collapsed government or who have had work ties with the US.

Why Didn't India Reach Out to the Taliban?

Why Didn't India Reach Out to the Taliban?

Rediff.com10 Sep 2021

If New Delhi finds itself out in the cold in Afghanistan, both the Congress-led UPA and BJP-led NDA have only themselves to blame. Each has been in power for a full decade from 2001, without reaching out to the Taliban, points out Ajai Shukla.

How Taliban's funding continued over 20 years

How Taliban's funding continued over 20 years

Rediff.com9 Sep 2021

In fact, the Taliban apparently collects about 10 per cent as cultivation tax from opium farmers and 15 per cent as heroin tax from laboratories and smugglers that smuggle narcotics into Pakistan. This, by itself, is a revenue stream estimated at USD 250-300 million.

Opposition should aim for 2029

Opposition should aim for 2029

Rediff.com7 Sep 2021

The Opposition must understand that while 2024 may draw mileage from the growing resentment towards the BJP, the real battle and proof of how well India learnt from its disastrous dalliance with the Right-wing, will be in 2029, observes Shyam G Menon.

No need for Varavara Rao to surrender till Sep 25: HC

No need for Varavara Rao to surrender till Sep 25: HC

Rediff.com6 Sep 2021

The Bombay High Court on Monday adjourned till September 24 the hearing on the plea for interim bail extension of poet-activist Varavara Rao, an accused in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case, and said he need not surrender to Taloja prison authorities till September 25.

Elgar case: Will get Navlakha medically examined: Maha govt to HC

Elgar case: Will get Navlakha medically examined: Maha govt to HC

Rediff.com2 Sep 2021

In his plea, Navlakha, 69, also sought that the HC direct authorities of the Taloja prison in neighbouring Navi Mumbai to get him medically examined for a lump developed in his chest.

Focus on hospitals as India braces for Covid third wave

Focus on hospitals as India braces for Covid third wave

Rediff.com1 Sep 2021

The health system is trying to ensure that it isn't caught by surprise -- the way it was last time. So, hectic preparations are on.

Taliban will have to earn support by meeting their commitments: US

Taliban will have to earn support by meeting their commitments: US

Rediff.com31 Aug 2021

Blinkin said the US will engage with the Taliban not on the basis of what a Taliban-led government says, but what it does to live up to its commitments.

Customers in limbo as banks, RBI thrash out differences

Customers in limbo as banks, RBI thrash out differences

Rediff.com30 Aug 2021

The payments industry is at a crossroads with the banking regulator on two pressing issues, neither of which seems headed towards an amicable solution. Depending upon which side accommodates the other, customers in India will have to choose between convenience and ironclad safety. In the end, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), which regulates both banks and all payments services providers, will prevail. But the question is: will it do so by bending a little or by sticking to its firm stand? The two issues - one concerning payment facilitators storing customers' card details and the other about auto-renewal of payments - appear similar but aren't.

J&K cops cracking down on 'white-collar jihadis'

J&K cops cracking down on 'white-collar jihadis'

Rediff.com29 Aug 2021

The Jammu and Kashmir Police recently arrested five suspected "white-collar jihadis" who were behind a campaign to spread falsehood about the sovereignty of the country.

Is there still some hope for Voda-Idea?

Is there still some hope for Voda-Idea?

Rediff.com25 Aug 2021

It emerges that Vi has probably offered good data quality despite being short on spectrum and infrastructure due to its stretched finances. Did the two companies that merged face the heat due to price wars? Probably. Did the government's tough stance in demanding its "due" share of telecom revenues hurt the company? Certainly!

Taliban: Time for India to think BOLD

Taliban: Time for India to think BOLD

Rediff.com25 Aug 2021

Like China, India too should connect the dots and move ahead with a long-term perspective in Afghanistan, advises Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar.

Taliban issues 1st fatwa, bans co-education in Herat

Taliban issues 1st fatwa, bans co-education in Herat

Rediff.com21 Aug 2021

The Taliban described co-education as the 'root of all evils in society'.

Laser focus on Afghanistan, says Biden, warns Taliban not to hinder US forces

Laser focus on Afghanistan, says Biden, warns Taliban not to hinder US forces

Rediff.com21 Aug 2021

The United States is going to retain a laser focus on its counterterrorism mission in Afghanistan, President Joe Biden said on Friday, and warned the Taliban of a forceful response to any attack on American forces or disruption of its operations at the Kabul airport.

'On our Independence Day, we Afghans feel like prisoners'

'On our Independence Day, we Afghans feel like prisoners'

Rediff.com19 Aug 2021

'Today with Taliban at our doorsteps literally, we can't even put up our national flag. Only Allah knows, what will happen to Afghanistan now'

Can't live under Taliban: Afghan students in India

Can't live under Taliban: Afghan students in India

Rediff.com18 Aug 2021

The Taliban have been known for using violence to force the people to accept their agenda and views, he added.

Revenge. Wars. Zombies. And NAYANTHARA!

Revenge. Wars. Zombies. And NAYANTHARA!

Rediff.com18 Aug 2021

Kidnapping, revenge, wars, zombies, manhunts -- things get pretty intense on OTT this week. Sukanya Verma offers everything you can watch.

'ISI is rarely questioned in Pakistan'

'ISI is rarely questioned in Pakistan'

Rediff.com18 Aug 2021

'But India, increasingly, is not that far behind, which is a story I never expected to tell.'

FULL TEXT: President's address to nation on I Day eve

FULL TEXT: President's address to nation on I Day eve

Rediff.com14 Aug 2021

President Ram Nath Kovind addressed the nation on the eve of India's 75th Independence Day. Here's the text of what he said:

Azam Khan, Muslims and UP Politics

Azam Khan, Muslims and UP Politics

Rediff.com12 Aug 2021

True, Azam Khan is being targeted rather disproportionately and also because of his Muslim identity. That must be protested and resisted. But to say that he is a big messiah, and his profit-making educational enterprise is an issue concerning all Muslims of India, is absolutely unjustified, assert Mohammad Sajjad and Md Mohammad Zeeshan Ahmad.

10 Films that Amazed Me at Cannes

10 Films that Amazed Me at Cannes

Rediff.com26 Jul 2021

Aseem Chhabra lists 10 of his favourite films that played in various sections at the 74th Cannes Film Festival.

Pakistan moves up the power ladder on world stage

Pakistan moves up the power ladder on world stage

Rediff.com24 Jul 2021

Pakistan is once again becoming a frontline State in big-power rivalry. But this time around, Pakistan stands to gain out of its geography, observes Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar.

Tata, Reliance ready for mother of all battles

Tata, Reliance ready for mother of all battles

Rediff.com20 Jul 2021

'The competition between the two is definitely going to be of great interest to the Indian market.'

Olympic sponsor Toyota pulls out TV ads for Games

Olympic sponsor Toyota pulls out TV ads for Games

Rediff.com19 Jul 2021

Organisers warn participants against eating out over COVID-19 risks.

HC hears Stan Swamy's bail plea posthumously; says respect his work

HC hears Stan Swamy's bail plea posthumously; says respect his work

Rediff.com19 Jul 2021

The Bombay high court, while hearing posthumously the appeals filed by late Jesuit priest Stan Swamy in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case, on Monday said he was a wonderful person and the court had 'great respect' for his work.

Afghanistan recalls envoy, senior officials from Pakistan

Afghanistan recalls envoy, senior officials from Pakistan

Rediff.com19 Jul 2021

The diplomatic crisis between Pakistan and Afghanistan deepened on Sunday after Kabul announced that it will withdraw its ambassador and other senior staff from Islamabad after the abduction and torture of the daughter of its envoy to Pakistan.

Maha govt submits medical records of Stan Swamy in HC

Maha govt submits medical records of Stan Swamy in HC

Rediff.com13 Jul 2021

Suffering from Parkinson's disease and a host of other medical ailments, Swamy, who was then 83-year-old, was remanded to judicial custody following his arrest.

Third Wave: Bigger Threat in Rural India

Third Wave: Bigger Threat in Rural India

Rediff.com13 Jul 2021

'The roadmap ahead seems very difficult especially in the rural areas where there is very poor infrastructure, vaccine reach and hesitancy.' 'These are a deadly cocktail for the next wave.'

About time Modi spends money on military!

About time Modi spends money on military!

Rediff.com9 Jul 2021

The political-electoral calculus favours spending thousands of crores on vanity projects like Sardar Patel's statue and the Central Vista over building up our military to handle the confrontations and conflicts that loom large, points out Ajai Shukla.

Stan Swamy death: Oppn leaders and activists call for fixing accountability

Stan Swamy death: Oppn leaders and activists call for fixing accountability

Rediff.com5 Jul 2021

Opposition leaders and activists hit out at the Centre after the death of Jesuit priest and activist Stan Swamy on Monday, saying it should be held accountable for the "ruthless" and "inhuman treatment" meted out to the 84-year-old who was suffering from multiple ailments and awaiting bail on medical grounds.

Activist Stan Swamy dies in custody awaiting medical bail

Activist Stan Swamy dies in custody awaiting medical bail

Rediff.com5 Jul 2021

Swamy's counsel said there was negligence on part of the Taloja prison authorities, who failed to provide immediate medical attention to the Jesuit priest.

Stan Swamy's health critical, won't seek urgent hearing: Lawyer

Stan Swamy's health critical, won't seek urgent hearing: Lawyer

Rediff.com5 Jul 2021

Till late Sunday night, the 84-year-old Jesuit priest was on ventilator support, the senior counsel told PTI. Swamy has been undergoing treatment at the Holy Family Hospital in Mumbai, following a court order on May 28.

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