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Patnaik's close aide VK Pandian formally joins BJDRediff.com2 days ago
The 2000-batch IAS officer, who sparked several controversies and was accused of violating the service rule, had taken voluntary retirement from government service on October 23 this year.
How PM Modi Became Saint ModiRediff.com3 days ago
The transmogrification of Prime Minister Modi to Saint Modi began with the ground-breaking ceremony of the Ram temple in Ayodhya. By identifying himself with Lord Ram, Modi raised himself in popular imagination to a saintly person.
'Main apne bete ko hero nahin bana sakaa'Rediff.com4 days ago
To see the 92-year old father attending court for his son's bail plea was more heartbreaking than any scene from Kohli's cinema.
Set up delimitation panel for SC/ST quota, SC tells govtRediff.com6 days ago
While asking the Centre to set up the delimitation panel, the top court, however, said it cannot direct Parliament to amend or make laws for giving proper representation to other communities that form part of the STs as that would amount to "venturing into the legislative domain".
BJP moves EC against Rahul's 'panauti' remarkRediff.com7 days ago
The Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday stepped up its protest against Rahul Gandhi for his 'panauti' jibe against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and urged the Election Commission to take action against the Congress leader.
Heroic missions: From 1989 Op Raniganj to Thai cave rescueRediff.com21 Nov 2023
Arguably the 'most talked about' rescue mission in recent years, the story of a Thai youth soccer team and their coach trapped in the Tham Luang Cave, prompting a global rescue effort, gripped the world.
Rape convict Dera chief Gurmeet gets 3-week furlough againRediff.com21 Nov 2023
He has been incarcerated since 2017 in Haryana's Sunaria jail where he is serving a 20-year term for raping two women disciples at his ashram's headquarters in Sirsa.
'Women are the most amazing creations of God'Rediff.com20 Nov 2023
'The girl who helps me at home has had a tough life, yet her perspective of life is so much more positive than mine despite the hardships she's endured.'
Remembering Dhoom Director Sanjay GadhviRediff.com20 Nov 2023
Sanjay Gadhvi once revealed to Subhash K Jha that he never wanted to make Dhoom.
Dhoom director Sanjay Gadhvi dies at 56Rediff.com19 Nov 2023
Gadhvi, who was three days shy of his 57th birthday, is best known for helming two blockbuster hits in the Yash Raj Films' Dhoom franchise -- Dhoom (2004) and Dhoom 2 (2006).
Osama bin Laden's 'Letter to America' goes viral amid Israel-Hamas warRediff.com17 Nov 2023
Laden tried to defend the roughly 3,000-person terror assaults against the United States in a long letter dated 2002.
'I don't think I will die so fast'Rediff.com16 Nov 2023
'My wife, family members as well as members of the workers will be trustees.' 'The trust will take all decisions -- no family member can individually take any decision.'
Sehwag, to me you are a cricketing great: GangulyRediff.com14 Nov 2023
Following the ICC Hall of Fame announcement on November 13, 2023, open letters have been written to the inductees by those close to them. Here, Sourav Ganguly salutes inductee #112, Virender Sehwag.
Hospitality icon PRS 'Biki' Oberoi passes away at 94Rediff.com14 Nov 2023
Prithvi Raj Singh Oberoi, the 94-year-old veteran corporate hotelier who redefined India's hospitality industry, passed away on Tuesday. The Chairman Emeritus of The Oberoi Group, popularly known as 'Biki', built a sprawling chain comprising 32 hotels during his lifetime. EIH owns the eponymous Oberoi and Trident hotel chains.
Jhulan's heartfelt tribute to Diana Edulji RevealedRediff.com13 Nov 2023
In a touching letter, Jhulan Goswami expresses deep gratitude to Diana Edulji, set to be inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame.
Edulji, Sehwag, de Silva inducted into ICC Hall Of FameRediff.com13 Nov 2023
Diana Edulji becomes the first Indian female inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame.
'How to make Rs 60 lakhs grow quickly?'Rediff.com9 Nov 2023
rediffGURU and financial planning expert Colonel Sanjeev Govila will answer your personal finance-related questions.
SC asks Teesta, husband to cooperate with Gujarat policeRediff.com1 Nov 2023
The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand to cooperate with the Gujarat Police in connection with a case filed against them over alleged misappropriation of funds.
Why Aishwarya Is Bollywood's Golden GirlRediff.com1 Nov 2023
On her 50th birthday on November 1, Sukanya Verma raises a toast to Bollywood's Golden Girl and 15 of her noteworthy performances.
'We are completely crushed by Matthew's death'Rediff.com31 Oct 2023
'He would love that the world is talking about how talented he was. And he really was very talented.'
China Will Never Get Ladakh!Rediff.com31 Oct 2023
'It is flabbergasting to think that this heavenly region has, for decades, been coveted by India's aggressive neighbours,' says Claude Arpi after a recent visit to Ladakh. 'Wanting to use the newly created infrastructure to defend the borders after the clash of 2020 with China and the resulting standoffs, the home ministry is keen to boost border tourism to show that these areas are controlled by India.'
'Matthew brought so much joy to the world'Rediff.com30 Oct 2023
Matthew Perry's family has expressed gratitude to fans and well-wishers for remembering the Friends star, who died at his Los Angeles home on October 28.
Friends Star Matthew Perry Found DeadRediff.com29 Oct 2023
Matthew Perry's role of Chandler Bing in 'Friends' made him extremely popular.
Ambani scions get seats on Reliance boardRediff.com27 Oct 2023
Shareholders have given approval to the appointment of Ambani scions Akash, Isha and Anant on board of Reliance Industries, the company said in a stock exchange filing.
Is the Scorpio Classic still relevant in 2023?Rediff.com26 Oct 2023
If you are looking for an SUV with the latest tech, then the Scorpio Classic is cleary not for you.
Vasundhara Raje Fading Away Into Oblivion?Rediff.com25 Oct 2023
Vasundhara Raje may have had her faults but she is an unconventional and brave leader who deserves better, observes Aditi Phadnis.
There is only one victim in this case, and it is IsraelRediff.com23 Oct 2023
There is only one perpetrator, Hamas. It is a terrorist organisation. It is obscene to argue that until the Palestinian question is solved, anybody has the right to use terrorism as an instrument of policy, argues Shekhar Gupta.
India sends medical aid among 38.5 tonnes of relief materials to PalestineRediff.com22 Oct 2023
The consignments were sent in a C-17 transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force.
Gaza war: India seeks observance of humanitarian lawRediff.com19 Oct 2023
Days after an attack on a hospital in Gaza triggered global outrage, India on Thursday called for strict observance of international humanitarian law.
World Cup: 'India's looking very good'Rediff.com19 Oct 2023
Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly inaugurated a Puja Pandal in Howrah on Wednesday and during the inauguration the former Indian skipper opened up on India's campaign in the ongoing ODI World Cup 2023.
Andorra among 34 nations to legalise same sex marriageRediff.com17 Oct 2023
Even as the Supreme Court's five-judge Constitution bench on Tuesday refused to grant legal recognition to same-sex marriages, there are 34 countries where marriage between same-sex couples is legally performed and recognised with the most recent country being Andorra.
Samba Magic grips the City of Joy as Ronaldinho ignites Durga Puja festivitiesRediff.com16 Oct 2023
Wearing his infectious goofy grin, 'Samba Magician' Ronaldinho cast a spell on the football-crazy denizens of Kolkata as his arrival for a two-day visit in Kolkata ushered in an early onset of the Durga Puja festival.
Share of salaried jobs declines in 12 states/UTsRediff.com14 Oct 2023
The quality of employment has deteriorated in 12 of the 21 major states and Union Territories, as the proportion of workers in regular or salaried jobs declined between July 2022 and June 2023 compared to the previous year, according to a Business Standard analysis of the latest Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) released by the National Statistical Office. Assam experienced the most significant decline in the share of workers in salaried work, dropping by 8.7 percentage points to 10.8 per cent in the July 2002-June 2023 period from 19.5 per cent in the July 2021-June 2022 period. This was followed by Delhi (6.2 percentage points), Uttarakhand (5.2 percentage points), and Chhattisgarh (1.6 percentage points).
Journalism Is NOT A Crime!Rediff.com13 Oct 2023
Seven journalists were incarcerated in India in 2021 and 2022, the highest in three decades.
Bilkis case: SC asks for records related to remissionRediff.com12 Oct 2023
The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Centre and the Gujarat government to submit by October 16 the original records related to the remission of sentence of 11 convicts in the Bilkis Bano gangrape case and murder of seven of her family members during the 2002 Gujarat riots.
UK and Ireland to host Euro 2028Rediff.com11 Oct 2023
Euro 2028 will be the largest major sporting event the UK and Ireland have jointly staged. It will be held in 10 stadia, including Wembley in London, the National Stadium of Wales in Cardiff, Hampden Park in Glasgow and Dublin's Aviva Stadium.
Delhi excise case: ED arrests AAP's Sanjay Singh following searchesRediff.com4 Oct 2023
This comes after the agency conducted searches at his residence earlier in the day in connection with the case.
'Why Worship Modi For Women Reservation Bill?'Rediff.com4 Oct 2023
'This is not about revering women; this is about women entering politics.' 'This is about women having a say in how State policies have to be shaped.'
Ronaldinho to celebrate Durga Puja in Kolkata!Rediff.com2 Oct 2023
Brazilian World Cup winner Ronaldinho will visit to Kolkata in October.
After 1500m silver, Harmilan wants to emulate her mumRediff.com2 Oct 2023
Harmilan's father, Amandeep Bains, is also a South Asian Games medallist and a former men's 1500m national champion.