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Fall of Cong govt another chapter in Puducherry's historyRediff.com3 days ago
Only four governments had completed its full term, while six, including the Naryanasamy-led dispensation, have fallen.
All about Australian Open champion Naomi OsakaRediff.com5 days ago
Naomi Osaka beat Jennifer Brady to win her second Australian Open title and fourth Grand Slam crown, extending her win streak to 21 matches.
For banks, the option is to go digital or dieRediff.com16 Feb 2021
Bankers need to take a call on whether they will allow technology firms to run banks or banks themselves will turn into tech firms, says Tamal Bandyopadhyay.
Vote! 2nd Test: Will India win?Rediff.com15 Feb 2021
Can Root and Stokes pull off an unlikely draw?
Priyanka-Nick, Varun-Natasha celebrate Valentine's DayRediff.com15 Feb 2021
Love is in the air... and on social media!
Not a Budget for EmploymentRediff.com12 Feb 2021
It is important to increase employment in general. It is even better to increase good quality jobs. Strategically, it is important to move people from farms to factories to improve overall labour productivity. It is important to improve job opportunities for women, for urbanites and for the educated. The Budget does not contain ideas to do any of this, points out Mahesh Vyas.
The record that evaded Tendulkar...Rediff.com12 Feb 2021
He is not the youngest cricketer to score a Test hundred.
Meet Modi the FashionistaRediff.com12 Feb 2021
Thank you, Mr Prime Minister, for bringing colour to our colourless, drab, despair-ridden lives.
'My Muslim-ness did not matter, my professional competence did'Rediff.com11 Feb 2021
At an online book release event, former vice president Hamid Ansari lays to rest the controversies surrounding his tenure.
Bangar appointed RCB's batting consultant for IPL-14Rediff.com10 Feb 2021
Former India batsman Sanjay Bangar was on Wednesday appointed as the batting consultant of Indian Premier League side Royal Challengers Bangalore ahead of the upcoming season.
Rishi's brother, Rajiv Kapoor, passes awayRediff.com9 Feb 2021
Actor-director Rajiv Kapoor, son of celebrated filmmaker-actor Raj Kapoor, passed away on Tuesday, February 9. He was 58.
'You can't build large dams in the Himalayas'Rediff.com8 Feb 2021
'We have been appealing to various governments for so many years that there should be no dams in the Himalayas, but no one listens.' 'Nature responded in its own way.'
'Sasikala's arrival won't impact AIADMK'Rediff.com6 Feb 2021
'Our party cadre does not want her in the party.'
Lisa Sthalekar inducted into Australian Cricket Hall of FameRediff.com5 Feb 2021
Sthalekar was a member of four Australian World Cup-winning teams across the ODI and T20 formats and captained Australia in three ODIs against New Zealand in 2006.
Urmila Matondkar's 5 FINEST PerformancesRediff.com4 Feb 2021
In a career spanning 30 years, Urmila Mantodkar has played everything from a killer to a stalker to a rape survivor.
Aus Open in numbers: Rod Laver Arena to allow 14k spectatorsRediff.com4 Feb 2021
This year's Australian Open will be allowed to admit up to 30,000 fans a day, around 50% of usual capacity, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Meet the top women's contenders at Australian OpenRediff.com3 Feb 2021
Penpix of the top women's contenders at the 2021 Australian Open
Govt, Oppn to hold 15 hr discussion on farmers' issuesRediff.com3 Feb 2021
This comes after the government and opposition parties said a consensus has been reached to extend the duration of the allotted time on the discussion on a Motion Thanking the President for his Address to the Joint Sitting of Lok Sabha and Rajaya Sabha at the beginning of the Budget Session, from the currently allocated 10 hours to 15 hours.
How England spinner Leach plans to outfox Indian batsmenRediff.com1 Feb 2021
Bowling quicker in the air brought success to Monty Panesar in the 2012 tour of India but England left-arm spinner Jack Leach feels the same tactic may not work for him on his maiden series against the mighty batting line-up of the hosts.
Rape victims' testimony not confidence-inspiring: HCRediff.com30 Jan 2021
In the second judgment, she said sole testimony of the victim in rape cases is sufficient to fix criminal liability. "However, in the present case, considering the sub-standard quality of testimony of the prosecutrix, it would be a grave injustice to send the appellant behind bars for 10 years, her order said.
New farm laws will herald an era of market freedom: Economic SurveyRediff.com29 Jan 2021
The government's annual Economic Survey on Friday strongly defended new farm laws, saying they herald a new era of market freedom which can go a long way in improving lives of small and marginal farmers in India. These legislations were designed "primarily" for the benefit of "small and marginal farmers", which constitute around 85 per cent of the total number of farmers and are the biggest sufferer of the "regressive" APMC-regulated market regime, the survey said. The pre-budget document defended the farm laws in the backdrop of long-running farmers' agitation at various borders of the national capital seeking repeal of these legislations expressing concern that they are pro-corporate and could weaken government regulated mandis, also called Agriculture Produce Marketing Committees (APMCs).
Diplomatic Battles on Capitol HillRediff.com28 Jan 2021
Lobbying on the Hill is time consuming and cumbersome, but very effective to influence US government policies, asserts Ambassador T P Sreenivasan, deputy chief of mission at the Indian embassy in Washington, DC after the 1998 nuclear tests and during the Kargil War.
Meet Afghanistan's first female breakdancerRediff.com27 Jan 2021
Talash says she has received death threats, but she's still dancing.
Chelsea sack coach LampardRediff.com25 Jan 2021
Lampard was named Chelsea coach in July 2019.
'Vajpayee brought BJP to the pole position of Indian politics'Rediff.com22 Jan 2021
'When economic policies were attacked by people on his own side, he went ahead despite all the criticisms in the coalition, within the party and the Sangh Parivar.'
Biden sends comprehensive immigration reform bill to CongressRediff.com21 Jan 2021
Called the US Citizenship Act of 2021, the legislation modernises the immigration system, and also proposes to eliminate the per country cap for employment-based green cards, a move that would benefit thousands of Indian IT professionals whose current wait period for legal permanent residency runs into several decades.
'A BIG SALUTE to our cricketing soldiers'Rediff.com21 Jan 2021
We asked you, dear readers to send in your congratulatory messages for the Indian team on their success Down Under. Here are your wishes for the team...
India's Greatest WinRediff.com19 Jan 2021
What happened at the Gabba on January 19, 2021 now sits at the pinnacle of India's most significant Test wins, declares Faisal Shariff.
From Lincoln to Trump: A look at inaugurations pastRediff.com18 Jan 2021
From when James Buchanan was sworn in in 1857 to Donald Trump in 2017.
Lessons from the Farmer's ProtestRediff.com18 Jan 2021
'This confrontation could have been avoided by a less arrogant administration that initially listened, used whatever negotiating skills they had and tried to be more credible,' observes Ramesh Menon.
Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez to headline Biden inaugurationRediff.com14 Jan 2021
Lady Gaga will perform the national anthem. There will be a musical performance by Lopez, who has used her voice during the coronavirus pandemic to speak out against its disproportionate toll on minority communities.
General Sagat Singh: The Real Hero of the 1971 WarRediff.com13 Jan 2021
'A great General who had become a legend in his lifetime.' 'India will not see the likes of Sagat Singh again.'
Wage revision clause in settlement proposal worries BPCL employeesRediff.com12 Jan 2021
With the privatisation of BPCL appearing inevitable, there are worries that the new promoter would soon move to lower wages.
Soon you can buy insurance at petrol pumps, gas agenciesRediff.com9 Jan 2021
This will help expand the distribution channels, said Subhash Chandra Khuntia, chairman of the insurance regulatory and development authority of India.
Is India ready for a Maritime Theatre Command?Rediff.com7 Jan 2021
Mere shuffling of resources or cosmetic changes to prove a point would be counterproductive in the long run, observes Commodore Venugoptal Menon (retd).
TN politics turns Stalin-centric in election yearRediff.com6 Jan 2021
From Chief Minister EK Palaniswami to Seeman to TTV Dhinakaran to elder brother M K Azhagiri, everyone's favourite target these days seems to the DMK chief Stalin, which is good news in an election year, but that doesn't mean he is going to sweep the polls, says N Sathiya Moorthy.
The Tejas Is 20 Years Old!Rediff.com5 Jan 2021
On the 20th anniversary of the first flight of the Tejas, we must congratulate the entire team who made sure that the LCA flew and returned safely on January 4, 2001, sowing the seed for development of a state-of-the-art fighter airplane that our country so badly needed, says IAF veteran Air Commodore Nitin Sathe.
2020 was 8th warmest year since 1901: IMDRediff.com4 Jan 2021
Twelve out of the 15 warmest years since 1901 were during the past 15 years -- between 2006 and 2020, according to IMD data.
Sporting legends we lost in 2020Rediff.com30 Dec 2020
Sporting world lost some of its favourite stars this year.
Revenge on mind as South Africa face Sri Lanka in first TestRediff.com24 Dec 2020
South Africa have slipped to number six in the world, behind fifth-placed Sri Lanka, and have a host of questions to answer, not least around a brittle top six and the balance of the side.