Search results for '2001'.
'Gadar invokes same emotions as it did 20 years ago'Rediff.com14 hours ago
'All the actresses we approached for the role of Sakeena were demanding a lot of money. After a point, we collectively decided that we would cast a new face opposite Sunny Deol and the money that we would save by doing so, we would give it to Amrish Puriji and get him onboard for the role of Mayor Ashraf Ali. I was completely okay with signing a new heroine but there is no alternative to Amrish Puriji in the industry.'
Star-studded economic panel marks Stalin's break with pastRediff.com15 hours ago
Chief Minister MK Stalin has shown that he is cut from a different cloth when it comes to embracing what is current, modern and absolutely necessary. Thus, even while retaining the spirit and content of the pan-Tamil, Dravidian socio-political and socio-economic ideology to the 't', his government has also acknowledged the need to accepting scientifically-proven facts in operational matters, says N Sathiya Moorthy.
Modi's name enough to win UP polls: BJP's new UP VPRediff.com16 hours ago
Known for delivering time-bound results, Sharma earned Modi's confidence as his secretary during his tenure as the Gujarat chief minister by successfully handling the Vibrant Gujarat campaign to get investments to the state.
When Milkha Singh chatted with Rediff ReadersRediff.com3 days ago
The transcript of the Milkha Singh Rediff Chat.
Milkha Singh: An unmatchable romance with a near missRediff.com4 days ago
To him running was both his God and beloved as he created his own little fairytale out of what what could have easily been a tale of horrors.
'The hope left for justice for my father gets crushed'Rediff.com4 days ago
Jyoti Punwani reports on the strange case of Prashant Rahi, MTech, journalist, activist, now in solitary confinement in a Maharashtra prison.
Euro: Austria's Arnautovic gets one-match ban for goal celebrationRediff.com5 days ago
Arnautovic, who has Serbian background, apologised on Monday for his reaction towards North Macedonia fans
Throwback Time with Jackie, Anupam, SRKRediff.com6 days ago
Aditi celebrates Sammohanam... Ameesha celebrates Gadar...
'Lagaan destroyed me'Rediff.com6 days ago
'As an actor, it gave me such a great role that after that whatever, work I was offered, it was never fulfilling.'
'I knew Gadar was going to be India's Titanic'Rediff.com7 days ago
'It reminded me of the Ramayana, a story that runs in every Indian's blood.'
#20YearsOfGadar: 9 LESSER KNOWN FactsRediff.com7 days ago
Joginder Tuteja lists some lesser known facts about this blockbuster starring Sunny Deol and Ameesha Patel.
#20YearsOfLagaan: What the cast is up toRediff.com7 days ago
As we celebrate 20 years of the epic, Namrata Thakker takes a look at the cast and sees what they have been up to since.
Will Ayushmann ace Aamir's act in Lagaan? VOTE!Rediff.com11 Jun 2021
What if Lagaan was remade today? Sukanya Verma picks actors best suited for the key roles.
10 reasons why Jitin Prasada matters for the BJPRediff.com9 Jun 2021
Can Jitin Prasada retain the BJP's Brahmin vote in UP?
Jolt to Congress ahead of UP polls as Jitin Prasada joins BJPRediff.com9 Jun 2021
Congress leader Jitin Prasada joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday, in a boost to the saffron party as it works to strengthen its social coalition ahead of assembly elections in the politically crucial state of Uttar Pradesh early next year.
Sri Lanka players refuse to sign contract; ECB institutionally racist?Rediff.com5 Jun 2021
The decision wasn't surprising as almost all the senior players in unison, had made it clear that the contracts offered by the Sri Lanka Cricket wasn't to their liking
Why India denied China 5-G trialRediff.com3 Jun 2021
Given the security dilemma prevailing between India and China, India should curb the operation of Chinese telecom companies in India, asserts Dr Rup Narayan Das.
How Stalin is different from Karunanidhi, JayaRediff.com29 May 2021
Unlike the regimes of Jayalalitha, Palaniswami and Karunanidhi, ministers are actually getting to make decisions on their own, with the unmentioned rider that they would be held responsible and accountable, observes N Sathiya Moorthy.
Meet the top women's contenders at French OpenRediff.com27 May 2021
Penpix of the top women's contenders at the 2021 French Open which begins on Sunday
'Being Karan Johar is both an advantage and a disadvantage'Rediff.com25 May 2021
'That very brand name comes in the way of people expecting something different from me.'
Who will buy Citi's consumer business?Rediff.com24 May 2021
The sale will be quicker if an Indian private bank buys it; it will take longer for regulatory clearances if a foreign bank or an NBFC buys it, points out Tamal Bandyopadhyay.
Can Himanta Sarma navigate tough road ahead?Rediff.com24 May 2021
For the chief minister and Assam alike, the road ahead is full of challenges, notes Aditi Phadnis.
Nepal PM Oli, Oppn alliance stake claim to form govtRediff.com21 May 2021
Nepal's political crisis deepened on Friday as both embattled Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli and the Opposition parties staked a claim for the formation of a new government by submitting letters comprising signatures of lawmakers to President Bidya Devi Bhandari.
Rs 155.95 bn: Foreign investors net sellersRediff.com21 May 2021
Only 10 per cent of stocks account for 93 per cent of investments.
The BEST of NTR JrRediff.com20 May 2021
Subhash K Jha picks the actor's best on his birthday on May 20.
Lakers icon Bryant inducted into NBA Hall Of FameRediff.com16 May 2021
Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant was inducted posthumously into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday.
'We have tided over the crisis in this part of the country, hopefully'Rediff.com15 May 2021
'In the second wave, probably due to the mutants, probably due to COVID-19-inappropriate behaviour, we are seeing it coming in the younger population, say from ages 30 to 50.' 'Also, we've seen that sometimes they deteriorate pretty rapidly and therefore we may need to keep a closer watch on the symptoms and on the oxygen levels at home.'
Why Tejas is better than Pakistan's JF-17 ThunderRediff.com14 May 2021
'The JF-17 is the aircraft of today and the Tejas is the aircraft of tomorrow.'
Football: Buffon to leave JuventusRediff.com11 May 2021
Atletico coach Simeone defends VAR for making football fairer
'What a rebel she was!'Rediff.com11 May 2021
Legendary Marxist firebrand K R Gowri, one of the founding leaders of the Communist movement in Kerala and the lone woman member in the state's first cabinet, died at a hospital in Thiruvananthapuram.
What pandemic, ask India's insurance companiesRediff.com11 May 2021
Though COVID-19 will wreak more damage to the finances of the Indian population, the insurance sector is unlikely to get hurt.
Hard work rewards Himanta Biswa Sarma with CM's mantleRediff.com9 May 2021
Sarma's eyes, according to those close to him, were always set on the top job in Assam. However, the leader who owed his early rise to two former chief ministers from the Congress had to toil for many years with dogged determination to achieve his goal.
'No space for national parties in Tamil Nadu'Rediff.com8 May 2021
'With the deaths of Jayalalithaa and Karunanidhi, the BJP and Congress thought that they had a chance.' 'They have conceded that power is with the Dravidian parties.'
The Jazz-Loving Politician With No EnemiesRediff.com7 May 2021
Ajit Singh represented a bridge between a constituency that represented a more traditional era in politics and a modern, forward-looking, India, remembers Aditi Phadnis.
Stalin makes Karunanidhi's dream come trueRediff.com7 May 2021
"Stalin is the future of the party," said late Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam patriarch M Karunanidhi about six years ago at a party meet when his son was party treasurer.
COVID, political violence await Mamata as she strides back to officeRediff.com5 May 2021
On Wednesday, Bengal's own daughter she firmly pitched herself as, was sworn in as the chief minister of the turbulent state for the third successive term amid raging fires of political violence and a rampaging pandemic.
IDBI Bank back in black in FY21 after five yearsRediff.com5 May 2021
The bank expects to grow loan book by 10 per cent in the current financial year with calibrated exposure to corporate accounts and thrust on the retail segment.
Suvendu Adhikari earns reputation as 'giant slayer'Rediff.com3 May 2021
Though a pyrrhic victory for the BJP, the party he chose to align himself against his former mentor Banerjee, it nevertheless is being seen as a morale booster for the saffron party as his former party, the Trinamool Congress under Banerjee's leadership, has garnered an overwhelming 213 seats out of 292 seats which went to polls.
ELECTION RESULTS: How did the heavyweights fareRediff.com3 May 2021
As results pour in for the four states -- West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Assam -- and one Union Territory -- Puducherry - here's a glimpse at the leaders who are trailing and those who are leading.
Mamata Banerjee: Soldier who trumped BJP war machineRediff.com2 May 2021
'Didi' became the real 'Dada' as she got past the post, on a wheelchair and a foot in cast, a souvenir from the Nandigram battle against former protege-turned-rival Suvendu Adhikari.