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'Nehru should have quit in the late 1950s'

Fifty years ago, India's first prime minister passed into the ages. To mark his 50th death anniversary, rediff.com has launched a special series to evaluate Jawaharlal......

Gandhi's prized possessions to be auctioned in UK

Over 60 of Mahatma Gandhi's most prized possessions, including a 'charkha' he used in Yerwada Jail during the 'Quit India Movement', will go under the hammer at a leading British auction house on......

Why August 9 is a defining moment in India's history

August 9 is the 71st anniversary of the Quit India Movement, which Mahatma Gandhi called the biggest struggle of his life. On August 8, on the wings of one of the most powerful slogans of the......

President to honour freedom fighters today

President Pranab Mukherjee will honour freedom fighters on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Quit India Movement on Thursday. Freedom fighters from across the country will be invited to......

L K Advani's yatra to nowhere

A mass movement led by a gnarled politician has little likelihood of firing popular imagination in today's India where distrust for the political system has magnified multifold, says Rohit Pradhan.......

Traders to protest against FDI in multi-brand retail

Traders across the country will observe the Quit India Movement Day as 'Quit FDI Day' on August 9, to protest against FDI in multi-brand retail, Confederation of All India Traders said on......

What India MUST do to reduce corruption

Anna Hazare's Jan Lokpal Movement has caught the imagination of Indians worldwide. An attempt to make the government pass an effective Lokpal Bill, something that was not done for forty two......

Wal-Mart opens new front for battle-hardened Metro

In the six years that it has been in India, Metro Cash & Carry has faced many hurdles, including a sustained 'Quit India' movement by the associations of local traders. The Red brigade in Kolkata......

Concor monopoly ends

Public sector Container Corporation of India's monopoly over railway container traffic movement has ended with the railway ministry permitting Pipavav Rail Corporation Ltd to transport containers......

Modi-I has actually left the economy in good shape

The Modi government has handled inflation far better than any government in the past two decades. Both the stock market and currency indices have begun to show confidence in the economy, despite......

The Man Who Makes Bollywood Look GOOD

Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro, Parinda, 1942: A Love Story, Devdas, Kareeb, Mission Kashmir, Munnabhai MBBS, Rang De Basanti, Delhi 6, Bhag Milkha Bhag, Kalank... all bear the visual stamp of Binod Pradhan's......

Uri: Election propaganda or genre flick?

'This is a movie made with this gaze fixed on its immediate well-wishers, while at the same time it squints hard looking for those swaying back and forth on the fence,' notes Rohit Sathish Nair.......

'Indians are not as regressive as we think they are'

'Just because you fall in love with someone who might not belong to the opposite sex does not mean you are different.''Love is always Love.''You cannot choose which person you will fall in love......

Manikarnika Review: Thank you, Kangana!

Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi is one long action scene, notes A Ganesh Nadar. Bundele harbolo ke muh humne suni kahani thiKhoob ladi mardani who toh Jhansi wali rani thi. The poem we learnt in......

'There's something desi about Sushant'

'Sushant was our first choice for Lakhna.''Apart from looking desi, I wanted an actor who had a lot of physical energy.''Sushant came on board very quickly because he really liked the story.'......

Dhoni all praise for Hardik Pandya

‘He is quite deceptive. He can bowl quick. He has got movement and can swing the ball’ IMAGE: India’s Hardik Pandya celebrates with Virat Kohli. Photograph: BCCI. Hardik Pandya......

Kohli alone can't win India the World Cup, says Tendulkar

'It's a perfect blend with all the makings of a wonderful team. I rate our chances very high.' IMAGE: India captain Virat Kohli. Photograph: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images Stacking up staggering......

CSK coach Fleming wants cricket to speed up

'Cricket in general is played at a pace below what it needs to be. Cricket needs to be speeded up in all forms of the game. If it puts pressure on captains and bowlers, so be it. We need to ask......

Here's what Australia will do on Day 5...

We will battle for a draw tomorrow: Peter Handscomb IMAGE: Peter Handscomb is bowled by Jasprit Bumrah. Photograph: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images The series is virtually in India's pocket after......

PHOTOS: Agarwal, Pujara give India upperhand on opening day

Images from Day 1 of the third Test between Australia and India in Melbourne on Wednesday. Scorecard IMAGE: Cheteshwar Pujara, left, with captain Virat Kohli. Photograph: Michael Dodge/Getty......
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President Kovind pays tribute to former President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed on his birth anniversary

[India], May 13 (ANI): President of India, Ram Nath Kovind paid homage on Monday to his late predecessor Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed on his 114th birth... ...

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Can you trust your financial advisor?

We all need an expert whose advice you can trust, who will not start pushing products at you and rather help you understand why your wealth is not... ...

http://www.rediff.com/getahead/report/money-can-you-trust-your-financial-advisor/20190603.htm
What Modi-Shah plan to do next

Modi and Shah's next focus will be South India, and the Maharashtra and Jharkhand assembly elections.Shah is unlikely to abdicate control over the... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/modi-will-retire-on-september-17-2025/20190529.htm
Here are the challenges that await Modi in 2nd term

IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mother Hiraba watches him on television as he takes oath of office and secrecy for the second term, at her... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/here-are-the-challenges-that-await-modi-in-2nd-term-ls-election/20190530.htm
Good governance'

'It is not that he has not committed any mistakes; he has.''But people were willing to forgive you if you were honest.' Uday Mahurkar, author of... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/interview/foundation-of-modis-victory-good-governance/20190530.htm

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