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WATCH: India's UN envoy extends 'hand of friendship' to Pak

India's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin in a symbolic gesture shook the hands of Pakistani journalists, extending his "hand of friendship" to them as he......

'Tell me, who is today's enemy?'

'There is no remorse over the Dadri lynching of Mohammad Akhlaq or of Pehlu Khan by cow vigilante groups.''But should you not have remorse for those who came to kill them?''They were Hindus. Do you......

Phase Two of #MeToo begins

'Mr Akbar has underestimated the level of pent-up anger and commitment among these women,' a young lawyer tells Sunil Sethi.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com 'Memory,' said Oscar Wilde, 'is......

Are voices of dissent in the BJP rising?

'Even Subramanian Swamy, who says he is an ardent supporter of the prime minister, has been taking proxy pot shots at him.''At the ground level too, there is resentment from workers and local......

MJ Akbar to record statement in defamation case on October 31

Akbar's lawyer said that he had resigned from the post of minister of state for external affairs due to Priya Ramani's allegations and this showed the extent of damage caused to his......

Why does Modi want India's youth to sell pakodas?

'Given that he would have a good understanding of how many jobs the economy can create at the moment, was Modi hailing the modest pakoda-seller to infuse some charm in self-employment?' asks Udit......

Modi @ Davos: No great expectations

The question is whether Prime Minister Modi can convince the world’s investors that India is the ultimate investment destination of 2018, says Kanika Datta. There was some degree of......

Mallya became the banker's most valued trophy

'Lending to Mr Mallya was the bankers' season ticket to corridors of power and glamour.''Borrowing from them was like a favour Mallya did to them,' says Shekhar Gupta. IMAGE: The King of Good......

Finally, a ray of hope for the Indian economy

The good news for us is that India's economy - and sentiment about it - is much better than it was a year ago, says Jamal Mecklai. Towards the end of May, I had written an article ("Stay close to......

Bollywood's MOST JABARDAST JODI? VOTE!

When a movie couple makes us root for their romance on screen, magic wins. To convince an audience there's no greater love than theirs in the world, to suck us inside their attraction again and......

20 scenes that took our breath away!

The entry scene is star. Things are off to a good start when a lead movie character appears for the first time against strategic music or swaggering drama and the audience bursts into wholehearted......

When a movie has India, Bharat, Hindustan in the title...

2019 has been particularly exciting when it comes to films with patriotic themes. Uri - The Surgical Strike, Manikarnika - The Queen of Jhansi, Romeo Akbar Walter, The Tashkent Files are films that......

Meet Bollywood's Showmen!

Looking at Bollywood's GRAND scheme of things. Steven Spielberg once said he dreams for a living. Quite a few film-makers back in Bollywood do too. Cinema's magical ability to transport a viewer......

When Bollywood sees RED!

Is this Bollywood's favourite colour? Red -- the colour of blood, anger and passion -- is striking beyond measure. Whether the focus is romance or rage, red paints the screen with drama and......

Simmons outburst exposes discord in Afghan camp

IMAGE: A pitch invader runs onto the field with an Afghanistan flag at the end of the England-Afghanistan match on Tuesday. Photograph: Lee Smith/Action Images via Reuters Afghanistan look in......

BCCI CEO Johri accused of sexual harassment

'He has been asked to submit his explanation within a week. Future course of action will be considered on receipt of his explanation.' IMAGE: BCCI CEO Rahul Johri has been accused of alleged......

#MeToo: COA seeks BCCI CEO's response on anonymous post

The #MeToo storm hit Indian cricket on Saturday with the Committee of Administrators (COA) seeking an explanation from BCCI CEO Rahul Johri for an anonymous account of alleged sexual harassment by......

BCCI suspends arrested Goa Cricket officials, issues show cause notice

IMAGE: Goa cricket association president Chetan Dessai. Photograph: PTI The Board of Control for Cricket in India on Saturday suspended and issued show cause notices to the top Goa Cricket......

India not giving up hope of Formula One return in 2016

India's motor sports federation is optimistic the tax problems that have jeopardised the country's Formula One race will be resolved and the home Grand Prix will be back in 2016.Formula One......
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