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CBI raids senior lawyers Indira Jaising, Anand Grover's house
The Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday searched residences and offices of human rights lawyers Indira Jaising and her husband Anand Grover, and Lawyers Collective in a case of alleged......
New lamps for old, but the genie's missing
Times without count we have bought more complex procedures in the name of simplification, says Shreekant Sambrani. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com. I went to renew my driving......
Don't campaign for Trinamool Congress: Activists tell Anna
Activists associated with women's movements from different parts of India on Wednesday wrote an open letter to social activist Anna Hazare expressing their disappointment over the Gandhian......
Historian Eric Hobsbawm passes away
Eric Hobsbawm, one of the most eminent British historians who closely followed the fluctuating fortunes of the Left movement in India and influenced many Indian scholars over decades, died in......
Is Modi govt hiding bad data?
108 economists, social scientists said it was imperative that agencies like CSO and NSSO are not subject to political interference. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com A group of 108 economists......
Budget 2018: What economists want from Jaitley
The economists who signed the letter included Jean Drèze , Abhijit Banerjee, Ajit Ranade, Jayati Ghosh, Kirit Parikh, Mihir Shah, Rohini Pande, and Vijay Joshi Sixty prominent economists on......
Land reforms fail, only 5% of India's farmers control 32% land
The average land given to the rural landless is small and falling, from 0.95 acres in 2002 to 0.88 acres in 2015 - a 7.4 per cent drop over 13 years–and a slowdown is evident in the process......
India's very popular rural employment scheme faces tough times
Under the MGNREGA, employment has to be provided for a minimum 100 days and unemployment allowance if work is not made available. Labourers work on a dried lake to try and revive it under the......
Why Gujarat biz model has failed to impress economists
Punching holes in the Gujarat model of development, noted economist Jayati Ghosh today said the high rate of economic expansion was fuelled by big concessions to corporates but the poor did not......
PIX: Shamita Shetty, Malaika Arora Khan at 9th Zee Gold Awards
The 9th Zee Gold Awards was held on June 9 at Filmcity in Mumbai. The actresses were at their fashionable best as the confidently posed on the golden carpet. Take a look. Shamita Shetty looks......
PIX: Divyanka Tripathi, Shweta Tiwari, Gauahar Khan at an awards show
Check out the star arrivals.Several television stars turned up to attend the eighth edition of Boroplus Gold Awards, held in Mumbai on June 4.Take a look: Yeh Hai Mohabbatein star Divyanka......
PIX: Ayushmann Khurrana, Siddharth Shukla party with Neha Marda
The Ballika Vadhu actress turned 29 on September 23.Actress Neha Marda celebrated her birthday with husband Ayushman Agarwal and her close friends from the television industry at Villa 69, Juhu, a......
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