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Ramdev summoned in suit by doctors on misinformation against allopathy

The Delhi high court on Wednesday issued summons to Ramdev on a lawsuit by several doctors' associations for allegedly spreading misinformation against allopathy amid the Covid-19 pandemic, saying......

Can't throw out plea of doctors' associations against Ramdev: HC

The Delhi high court on Monday said that prima facie, a suit filed by several doctors' associations against Yoga guru Ramdev for allegedly spreading misinformation against allopathy amid the......

Who's the Greatest General of the 20th Century?

My candidate for the best general of the last century hailed from a little, poor colonised Asian nation whose impact on world affairs rarely amounted to much, notes Shankar Acharya. IMAGE: General......

'If you get scared of cartoonists, how will you work?'

'Let Modi not be in the news, I will stop making cartoons on him.' IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi addresses the nation, June 7, 2021. Photograph: ANI Photo   Cartoonist Manjul......

'How can India be a competitor to China?'

'China need not worry about a 'resurgent India'.''It's not going to happen.'Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com On May 9, 2006, Business Standard......

Covid's 4 Lasting Scars On The Economy

Expect a more modest out-turn of around 5 per cent (if not less) because of the longer-term scarring effects of the Covid shock, the sharply slowing growth in the pre-Covid years and some......

India may have LOST 10-12% of GDP growth FOREVER

India's likely medium-term potential growth will almost certainly be markedly lower than that experienced in pre-pandemic years, predicts Shankar Acharya, former chief economic adviser to the......

Nirmalaji, what about growth beyond FY22?

We will find it difficult to exceed an average of 5 per cent growth in the medium term, warns Shankar Acharya, the former chief economic adviser. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com  ......

Modi needs to listen to our economists

We have a government with an extremely weak economic team advising a PM who hardly pays attention to their thoughts, says Jayanta Roy. Photograph: Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com   I......

Will this Budget lower income tax?

The Budget-making exercise offers golden opportunities despite challenges, observes Shankar Acharya, former chief economic adviser to the Government of India. Illustration: Dominic......

Will Rajamouli's RRR release on schedule?

IMAGE: Alia Bhatt in RRR. Photograph: Kind courtesy Alia Bhatt/Instagram S S Rajamouli's post-Baahubali opus, RRR, is finding its progress fettered by the pandemic. While Rajamouli is adamant......

Shankar to direct Ranveer!

Ajay Devgn, NTR Jr, Ram Charan release the RRR poster. Pooja Hegde releases the Acharya poster... Photograph: Kind courtesy Ranveer Singh/Instagram 'Proudly announcing my collaboration with the......

Manikarnika review: Kangana Ranaut is savage, spellbinding in a ho-hum historical

'A historical with an identity crisis, initially the period drama cannot decide whether it wants to chronicle facts or fictionalise them in the tradition of a crowd-pleasing fantasy,' says Sukanya......

Box Office: Uri is all set to be a hit

The hits and misses of the week. Vicky Kaushal's first solo release Uri: The Surgical Strike is slated to become a hit. The other release, The Accidental Prime Minister, fares average at the box......

Simmba on way to becoming a hit

The hits and misses of the week. Rohit Shetty's Simmba, starring Ranveer Singh and Sara Ali Khan, is on its way to becoming a hit. The Shah Rukh Khan starrer Zero flops badly at the box office.......

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