Search results for '2001'.
Why Tejas is better than Pakistan's JF-17 ThunderRediff.com3 hours ago
'The JF-17 is the aircraft of today and the Tejas is the aircraft of tomorrow.'
Football: Buffon to leave JuventusRediff.com3 days ago
Atletico coach Simeone defends VAR for making football fairer
'What a rebel she was!'Rediff.com3 days ago
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.
'We have tided over the crisis in this part of the country, hopefully'Rediff.com3 days ago
'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.'
What pandemic, ask India's insurance companiesRediff.com3 days ago
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.com5 days ago
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.com6 days ago
'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 days ago
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 days ago
"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.
Stalin thanks TN people for voting DMK to powerRediff.com2 May 2021
Stalin expressed his 'heartfelt thanks' to all the people of the state for mandating his party to govern Tamil Nadu for the sixth time.
M K Stalin: Emerging from Karunanidhi's shadowRediff.com2 May 2021
Stalin, 68, was contesting as the chief ministerial candidate for the first time during these polls. He was elected unopposed as the DMK chief in August 2018, after the death of his father, a post that Karunanidhi held for 49 years. That didn't come as a surprise to anyone, as during his lifetime, Karunanidhi, on multiple occasions made his preference for his successor abundantly clear and systematically groomed him for the job.
'Trinamool will get 50% of the votes'Rediff.com1 May 2021
'The BJP will get the lion's share of the Opposition vote. I would give the Congress-Left around 15 per cent.'
COVID-19 stings: Guj model under scannerRediff.com29 Apr 2021
Amid the growing queues of ambulances waiting for patients to be admitted with ventilators and oxygen, only time will tell if the state government has lost the plot or not.
Tamil Nadu and the forgotten clamour for prohibition last electionRediff.com29 Apr 2021
If purists are surprised as to why and how people are not demanding prohibition or not talking about past promises, both in the election manifestos five years back and even those made to the courts, the answer lies in how the state has been evolving and changing these past few years, says N Sathiya Moorthy.
Ambani buys Britain's iconic country club Stoke ParkRediff.com23 Apr 2021
Billionaire Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Ltd has bought Britain's iconic country club and luxury golf resort, Stoke Park, for 57 million pounds (about Rs 592 crore). The acquisition adds to Reliance's current stake in Oberoi hotels and hotel/managed residences in Mumbai that it's developing. Over the past four years, Reliance has announced $3.3 billion in acquisitions with 14 per cent in retail, 80 per cent in technology, media, and telecom (TMT) sector, and 6 per cent in energy. The UK-based firm, which owns a hotel and golf course in Buckinghamshire, UK, will add to Reliance's consumer and hospitality assets, the firm said in a filing late on Thursday.
10 Amazing Nadeem-Shravan songsRediff.com23 Apr 2021
Subhash K Jha pays tribute to the late Shravan Rathod.
India poised for a long bull market: JhunjhunwalaRediff.com21 Apr 2021
'If Covid peaks at around 250,000 cases, I don't see the market fall much. If it becomes uncontrollable and goes up to 600,000 a day, then the market may fall.'
Remembering Sunder NavalkarRediff.com14 Apr 2021
Sunder Navalkar devoted her whole life to the cause of workers' rights, remembers Sanober Keashwaar.
US to withdraw all troops from Afghanistan by 9/11Rediff.com14 Apr 2021
The US president is deeply grateful for the honour, courage and determination of the US' men and women who served in Afghanistan for almost two decades, as well as the sacrifices made not just by those troops, but also by their families, a senior Biden administration official told reporters during a conference call.
Why is BJP shy of naming a CM in Assam?Rediff.com13 Apr 2021
The party is less forthcoming about who the chief minister will be if it stays in power.
Govt extends ceasefire pact with 3 Naga breakaway groupsRediff.com12 Apr 2021
The Centre on Monday extended the ceasefire agreements with three insurgent groups of Nagaland for one more year till April next year.
Guess who she is?!Rediff.com12 Apr 2021
What is Ranveer doing with V V S Laxman?
Anil Deshmukh's journey in Maha politics hits a roadblockRediff.com5 Apr 2021
Except for the Devendra Fadnavis- led government during 2014-19, Anil Deshmukh has managed to find a berth in the state ministry irrespective of which party came to power in the last over two decades.
Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein gets a remakeRediff.com3 Apr 2021
'It's going to be a remake for today's generation. The same soul but a fresh intense love story.'
World Cup qualifiers: Germany stunned; England beat PolandRediff.com1 Apr 2021
Germany suffered their first home defeat in a World Cup qualifier in 20 years
Suvendu's fight against Mamata for political survivalRediff.com30 Mar 2021
A victory in Nandigram would not only establish him as one of the tallest BJP leaders in Bengal but would push him miles ahead of others in the chief ministerial race if the party is voted to power.
Will Covid curbs skew voter turnout in TN?Rediff.com27 Mar 2021
It looks as if competing political parties in Tamil Nadu have not grasped the full impact and import of a sizable section of voters possibly staying away from voting -- voters, supposedly with a predictable polling pattern -- owing to the Covid second wave and more so, how it could affect the outcome in individual constituencies and even booths, says N Sathiya Moorthy.
Elect govt that upholds democracy: ManmohanRediff.com26 Mar 2021
The ex-PM urged the people to elect a government that upholds the Constitution of India and the principles of democracy and brings about inclusive growth for all.
PM Modi, Amitbhai will decide Assam CM: HimantaRediff.com25 Mar 2021
'They know everyone and have everyone's horoscope. If they feel Himanta Biswa Sarma is the right man for Assam, they will give it to me, if they feel Sarbananda Sonowal is the right man, they will give it to him, or if they feel both of them are not good, let's bring another person'
India to become 3rd largest economy by 2031: BofA SecuritiesRediff.com24 Mar 2021
Bank of America (BofA) Securities expects India to be the third-largest economy in the world by 2031. The economic rise could become a reality by 2028, but the Covid pandemic delayed the pace, BofA Securities economists Indranil Sen Gupta and Aastha Gudwani wrote in a report.
Bengal: Turncoats rewarded in BJP's list of 148 candidatesRediff.com18 Mar 2021
The BJP announced its list of 148 candidates for the last four phases of assembly election in West Bengal, rewarding around 20 turncoats and fielding party heavyweights Mukul Roy and Rahul Sinha.
'Mumbai Saga is John's best performance'Rediff.com16 Mar 2021
Vijay Verma is Alia's Darling... Taimur bakes the family portrait...
Sindhu and Co. chase elusive title at All England ChampionshipsRediff.com16 Mar 2021
Indian contingent has an opportunity to go deep in the draw and recapture the trophy which has been won by just two Indians so far -- the legendary Prakash Padukone (1980) and P Gopichand (2001).
Equities outperform bonds in the ultra-long run, says studyRediff.com16 Mar 2021
Ultra-long term equity investments have been a lot more rewarding than debt, a study published by Credit Suisse Research Institute in collaboration with London Business School shows. "Over the last 121 years, global equities have provided an annualised real return (in dollar terms) of 5.3 per cent versus 2.1 per cent for bonds," shows the study, which has looked at returns for 23 countries since 1900. In the Indian context, equity returns are even more favourable. Since 1953, equities have generated annualised returns of 6.5 per cent and government bonds only 0.4 per cent.
Kolkata 2001: The Odyssey, viewed from the sidelinesRediff.com14 Mar 2021
20 years ago this week, India and Australia played one of the greatest Test matches in cricket history. Sreehari Nair relives the sound and the fury of that unforgettable game at the Eden Gardens.