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India's New Trilemma

...Kids, jobs, emigration, notes Ajit Balakrishnan. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com   "Aren't you kids going to have children?" I asked one of my nieces who had come for a one-week......

'First Congress Candidate To Get Vote From A Thackeray'

While the responses of the candidates were predictable, depending on which side they belonged to, an interesting point slipped through when Rahul Shewale cited the Dharavi Redevelopment Project as......

Ramdev crossed red line, maligned modern medicine: IMA chief

Baba Ramdev crossed a red line when he claimed he could cure COVID-19 and at the same time maligned modern medicine by calling it a "stupid and bankrupt science", Indian Medical Association......

Indian heart donor gives new lease of life to Pak girl

A Pakistani teenage girl who has been ailing since 2019 got a new lease of life after she received a heart from a 69-year-old Indian donor from New Delhi. IMAGE: Ayesha Rashid, 19-year-old girl......

Case of EVM misfiring extra vote for BJP resolved, says EC

The Election Commission (EC) on Thursday said it has resolved the issue of some Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) showing an extra vote during a mock poll in the north Kerala district of Kasargod.......

We Missed Industrial Revolution

Is India headed there again? asks Ajit Balakrishnan Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com   He was a stout, illiterate man, son of a butcher, struggling to earn enough to feed his 13......

Karnataka's Locals Push Draws Flak

'Such steps would be a barrier and something people do not want.' IMAGE: A Karnataka Rakshana Vedike member vandalises a signboard of a business establishment during a protest in Bengaluru to......

'Banks are actively working on several IPOs'

'The deal pipeline across products is robust for 2024.' Illustrations: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com India witnessed robust activity in the equity capital market in 2023, and this momentum is......

MF IPO anchor bigger than foreign investors for 2nd yr

Mutual funds (MFs) are likely to surpass foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) in terms of anchor investments in initial public offerings (IPOs) for the second consecutive year. Illustration:......

IIT Madras raises Rs 231 cr in funding from alumni, firms, donors in FY23

Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) said on Monday that it had raised the highest-ever corpus of annual funds for the institution, garnering Rs 231 crore from alumni, industry and......

Want to Know What Uorfi Javed Is Really Like?

Amazon Prime Video has announced 69 assorted Web series and movies, and the slate sure looks interesting. Here's looking at the Web series that you will be watching this year! Do Read: Watch Vijay......

Choose From 20 New Shows/Films On OTT

Catch one of Mammootty's career-best films, Oscar winner Michelle Yeoh and more on OTT this week. Sukanya Verma lists her recommendations.   Kaathal: The CoreWhere to watch? Amazon Prime......

The Powerful Short Film Winning Hearts

'Rapists do have families.''I wanted to see how a father or mother would deal with it.''They go through shame as well and get discriminated from the rest of the village.''Why don't we show it that......

'So Many Landmark Indian Films Are Crying Out To Be Restored'

'...and showcased in their original beauty.' IMAGE: G Aravindan's classic Thamp. Photograph: Kind courtesy Film Heritage Foundation Shivendra Singh Dungarpur promotes the cause of film restoration......

WPL 2024 PIX: Dominant MI hand RCB a thrashing!

Images from the Women's Premier League match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians in Bengaluru on Saturday. Scorecard IMAGE: Mumbai Indians' players celebrate after Natalie......

WPL 2024: Focus on young Indian stars as Mumbai take on Delhi in opener

IMAGE: The second season of the Women’s Premier League will get underway in Bengaluru on Friday, February 23. Photograph: BCCI The second edition of the Women's Premier League, beginning in......

Vedaant Madhavan bags gold at Danish Open

IMAGE: A screen grab of Vedaant Madhavan atop the podium on winning the 800m gold at the Danish Open in Copenhagen on Sunday. Photograph: Vedaant Madhavan/Instagram Continuing his splendid run,......

Madhavan's son Vedaant shines in the pool at Danish Open

IMAGE: Vedant poses with his silver medal following his second place finish in the 1500 Mtr. Freestyle Race in the Danish Open. Photograph: BCCI India's young swimmer Vedaant Madhavan, son of......

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