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Pawar to fast for a day in solidarity with 8 suspended MPs
Expressing concern over Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh "not allowing" opposition MPs to put forth their views on farm bills, Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday......
Ideology vs governance: How BJP plans to win Bengal
'The Shaheen Bagh model of bullets and biryani won’t work. The RSS looked at a template that would play to Bengali pride and harp on the state’s development. Mamata’s slogan to......
When anti-CAA protesters resorted to 'Gandhigiri'
Anti-citizenship law protesters offered roses to security personnel at the Jantar Mantar on Thursday, saying the police can baton charge them as much as they want, but their message is "love in......
Chouhan launches 'peace fast', farmers vow to continue stir
Facing an agrarian unrest in Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday launched an indefinite fast in Bhopal with an appeal for peace and met farmer leaders, but failed to......
'Why give special treatment to Sanjay Dutt alone?'
'There are other prisoners too who are behaving in a good manner, but they are not being released sooner.' 'Show similar leniency to the other 27,000 plus prisoners too.' A social activist from......
The blind spot on India's biggest banking whodunit
The PNB fiasco falls into a family line that involves non-fund limits - read contingent liabilities which are off-books. Harshad Mehta did it with bankers’ receipts in 1992.Ketan Parekh......
Bad loans: All is not lost for India's public sector banks
Factors like dedicated recovery teams, centralised follow-up on bad loan accounts and resolutions via NCLT are driving the trend Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Most public sector banks......
'We used Gandhigiri to shame defaulters'
‘The major success behind our robust recovery performance has come from our war room.’ ‘It is a small set of six-seven people that monitor (NPA) accounts. They help branches and......
Mukesh ups the ante with Jio's free voice and roaming, cheaper data
Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani on Thursday announced free voice calling, zero roaming charges and cheaper data tariffs for Jio customers. Ambani also announced a 'free welcome......
Bankers resort to 'Gandhigiri' to recover dues from wilful defaulters
United Bank of India and Andhra Bank employees start organising silent protests outside houses and work places of defaulters. Bankers are resorting to 'Gandhigiri' – made famous by Rajkumar......
'I don't like making stories about guns and drugs'
'When Sanju came out on parole, I went to meet him.''I was curious to know what it is like living in a jail -- what kind of cell was it, what does he eat, what does he do the whole day?''So he told......
Akshay, Kamal Haasan, Anil Kapoor: Bollywood's anti-corruption crusaders
It's not just the aam aadmi who has been feeling the corruption heat. Corruption is the 'in' thing. In fact, it has been in vogue ever since one can remember. At times, it has been serious......
Review: PK, a mixed bag of spunk and sentimentality
When PK works, it does with great merit. When it does not, it sermonises, says Sukanya Verma. Among showmen and whiz kids, game changers and auteurs resides a genial filmmaker, a fairy......
Shah Rukh Khan ko gussa kyun aata hai?
Is all well in Shah Rukh Khan's life, or is he going through a personal or professional crisis like Farah Khan claims? Art imitates life, they say. Not quite. Take a scene in Ra.One wherein Shah......
Upendra is super!
Shruti Indira Lakshminarayana reviews the title-less Kannada movie. Post YOUR reviews here!Young accessible political leaders, plush Vidhan Soudha, firang beggars, swanky cabs with videshi......
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