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Stadium named after Modi, sports complex bears Patel's name: Govt

Amid a controversy over the cricket stadium in Ahmedabad being renamed after Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the government on Wednesday said the name change involves only the Motera stadium and the......

Suspended RS MPs end sit-in after Oppn boycotts House

With the opposition deciding to boycott the Rajya Sabha, its eight suspended MPs on Tuesday ended their overnight sit-in inside the Parliament House complex and said they would take their fight......

8 oppn MPs suspended from RS over 'unruly behaviour'

Eight opposition MPs in Rajya Sabha, including Trinamool Congress leader Derek O'Brien and Sanjay Singh of Aam Aadmi Party, were suspended on Monday for the remainder of the Monsoon session for......

IMA puts out names of 382 doctors martyred in war against Covid

Taking exception to Health Minister Harsh Vardhan not mentioning the death of healthcare workers due to Covid-19 in his statement in Parliament, the Indian Medical Association has published a list......

Officer who climbed wall to arrest Chidambaram gets Prez medal

An officer who climbed the walls of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram's house to arrest him and another who headed a team that deported the first Indian national from the United Arab Emirates......

Angry SC sends Sahara chief back to jail

The Supreme Court on Friday cancelled all interim relief including bail granted to Sahara chief Subrata Roy and two others and directed them to be taken into custody. A bench headed by Chief......

Indian banks develop an appetite for start-ups

Lenders taking up incubator-style roles with small investments in start-ups In a dimly lit auditorium, three groups were called on to the stage to polite applause. Electronic music, with the......

Facebook musters users' voice to defend Internet.org in India

The DoT panel has opposed Internet.org which allows access to certain websites without mobile data charges Facebook is left with just a week to defend its free Internet access platform......

A 5-point action plan to make Digital India a reality

Member of Parliament Rajeev Chandrasekhar discusses five issues pivotal for the success of Digital India. The Digital India programme was launched amidst much fanfare last week, in an event where......

Govt sweats on retail FDI ahead of winter session

The United Progressive Alliance government is straining every nerve to ensure a discussion on foreign direct investment in retailing does not take place in the winter session of Parliament under a......

When Satyajit Ray got UPSET

There is a world that Satyajit Ray created in his films that I wanted to be a part of -- as Durga bathed in the rain to Ravi Shankar's music; when Charulata sat on the swing regretting she never......

Moothon review

All through Moothon, you can sense Geethu Mohandas trying hard to empathise with her characters; I just wish she were interested in them, declares Sreehari Nair. Geethu Mohandas's Moothon is the......

TOP 20 Indian Movies of the Decade

Sreehari Nair presents his Top 20 movies of the decade. The story of Indian Cinema in this decade pivots around the Nirbhaya Case of 2012. The sheer brutality of that incident coupled with the......

Rock On!!: Everything you need to know about the original

Can't remember the first Rock On!! magic? We take you down memory lane. IMAGE:  Purab Kohli, Shraddha Kapoor, Farhan Akhtar, Purab Kohli, Shashank Arora and Arjun Rampal in Rock On......

PIX: Katrina, Taapsee party with the Bachchans

Amitabh Bachchan hosted a grand Diwali party over the weekend, and invited all his friends from the industry. Here's a look at the first lot of pictures, featuring Abhishek-Aishwarya, Ranbir......

'Kohli Sir told me to work harder and come back fitter'

'During the 2015 IPL, Kohli Sir greeted me with folded hands after I scored a 21-ball 45.''Everybody knows he has played many such innings, but what he was doing was motivating a 17 year old.''It......

'Delhi police framed Chandila, others to prove case under MCOCA'

'At that time the Delhi police was reeling under various controversies. This case was more of an attention diversion.' Rakesh Kumar, Ajit Chandila's lawyer, reasons with Manu Shankar/Rediff.com why......

'Mr Srinivasan, stay away for sake of cricket's image'

A day after Board member Jyotiraditya Scindia asked N Srinivasan to step down, the pressure increased on the BCCI chief. - 'Bindra should take over from Srinivasan as BCCI prez' -......

Check out the squads for IPL 6

With less than a month to go for the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League, the nine franchises announced their registered squads for the cash-rich event, starting on April 3 in Kolkata.......

South Asian Games: Gold rush continues for India

Swimmers led the gold rush as India bagged a rich haul of 33 medals, including 17 yellow metals, to leave other countries far behind on the ninth day of the 11th South Asian Games in Dhaka on......
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