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Kamal Haasan denies joining INDIA bloc

Actor-politician Kamal Haasan on Wednesday said discussions were on for his party Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM)'s political alliance and stressed it would support any bloc that would 'selflessly' think......

Why South India Is Unhappy With Modi

On one hand, South Indian states have been complaining about denial of a proportionate portion of the sharable funds from the Centre, based on population. On the other hand, they stand to lose Lok......

India's 1st Private Launchpad Preps For Liftoff

Preparations are in the final stages by the Chennai-headquartered space-tech startup Agnikul Cosmos for the maiden launch of India's first-ever private launchpad and the second rocket launch by a......

Court Verdict Reopens Question On Hindu Identity

What should be made out of the Madras high court order involving non-Hindus' entry into Hindu temples, when many non-Hindus are among the hundreds of thousands that have been worshipping at these......

TN governor refuses to read out address, speaker expunges his remarks

Tamil Nadu governor R N Ravi on Monday refused to read out the complete text of the customary address to the state Assembly, claiming it has 'misleading facts', and lambasted the ruling DMK over......

Airlines cancel 12 Mumbai routes due to congestion; airfares rise 193%

Airfares have nearly doubled in a matter of days on routes hit by the cancellation of 200 weekly flights linking Mumbai airport to 12 cities. Photograph: Shaun Best/Reuters The fares have soared......

Flying high: Big spike in airfares, demand for hotels during Holi week

If you are planning to travel around Holi this year, brace for sky-high airfare. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com During the week of the festival next month, travellers are likely to feel......

ITC would increasingly try to go outside India: Sanjiv Puri

Sanjiv Puri, chairman and managing director of ITC, is looking to expand the conglomerate’s play outside India by taking “strategic positions” in markets close to home in the......

CLSA downgrades select realty stocks. Here's why

CLSA has downgraded select real estate stocks and expects most counters from this sector to consolidate in the months ahead after the sharp run seen in them in the last few months. Illustration:......

What is the average age of Indians buying Rolls-Royce?

High net worth individuals in their mid-40s were the majority of customers opting to purchase the British luxury automobile maker Rolls-Royce's range of cars in India, a company official said.......

Meet The Fairy Folk Of Bollywood

'Every actor's journey is unique.''It's beautiful but also terrifying because you have to carve your own path.''So if there's somebody to talk it through, it's nice.' IMAGE: Rasika Dugal and Mukul......

Kiara, Sid Make A Splash In Dubai

Aditi performs... Sonam at New York Fashion Week... Sanjana falls in love... Photograph: Kind courtesy Sidharth Malhotra/Instagram Kiara Advani and Sidharth Malhotra make a splash in Dubai, as he......

Rajinikanth Fans Celebrate Lal Salaam In Theatres

Photograph: ANI Photo Ahead of the release of his movie Lal Salaam, Rajinikanth's fans put up banners, posters, and garlands outside a theatre in Chennai.   Photograph: ANI Photo The......

'Prasanth wanted Yash to play Hanuman'

'Since God was being shown in live action on such a large scale, Prasanth was initially sceptical about going with an animated character.' IMAGE: Teja Sajja in HanuMan. Prasanth Varma's Telugu......

Roller Coaster Ride For Fighter At Box Office

IMAGE: Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone in Fighter It was a roller coaster ride for Fighter in its opening extended weekend at the box office. It started on a note lower than what's expected......

Chepauk no longer a fortress for CSK: Abhinav Mukund

IMAGE: Abhinav Mukund believes Chennai Super Kings can be beaten at home. Photograph: BCCI With defending champions Chennai Super Kings slated to take on Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL......

Want to carry forward my finisher role: RCB 'keeper-batter Anuj Rawat

IMAGE: The RCB wicketkeeper-batter said the team’s preparations for the upcoming season will get underway from March 10. Photograph: BCCI Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)......

IPL 2024 Schedule: Holders CSK to take on RCB in opener on March 22

IMAGE: The upcoming edition of the IPL will get underway with the blockbuster Southern Derby, with Chennai Super Kings hosting Royal Challengers Bangalore in the opener. Photograph: BCCI The wait......

Who Will Replace Bumrah in Ranchi Test?

IMAGE: India will aim to win the fourth Test in Ranchi to seal the series and continue their unbeaten run at home stretching back to 2012-2013. Photograph: BCCI   Fresh from their......

IPL 2024 kick off date revealed amid elections

IPL set for March 22 start, says league chairman Arun Dhumal Photograph: Kind Courtesy BCCI The much-anticipated Indian Premier League is set to begin on March 22 and will be held entirely in the......

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