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Monsoon session ends 4 days ahead of schedule

The monsoon session of Parliament ended on Monday, four days ahead of schedule, after continued disruptions during the last three weeks over issues like price rise, suspension of 27 MPs, the......

Agnipath will change composition of region-, caste-based regiments

India on Tuesday unveiled a "transformative" scheme called Agnipath for the recruitment of soldiers into the Army, the Navy and the Air Force largely on a short-term contractual basis with an aim......

Hijab Row Can Hurt Indian Diplomacy

India and Indians can ignore Pakistan, but that cannot be said of other nations in the neighbourhood, where New Delhi's 'Neighbourhood First' policy constantly reverberates.Four of the eight SAARC......

'Bahut bahaduri se lade aapke sahab'

'He destroyed many of our tanks, and finally, it was just the two of us left facing each other with our tanks just 200 m apart.'A tale of valour excerpted from Rachna Bisht Rawat's 1971: Charge Of......

Raghuvansh Singh, who quit RJD days ago, passes away

A galaxy of leaders including President Ramnath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD president......

'Ease of starting a business is where work is needed'

'India cannot function the Chinese way and the sooner people realise that, the better it will be.' Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com "In India, if there is a loophole, somebody will figure......

A look at some of Mallya's little-known firms

Mallya's Rajya Sabha declaration lists investments in racing, finance and investment firms. Rajya Sabha member and UB Group chairman Vijay Mallya had declared six private companies in his last......

Mystery of the missing 296 Associated Journals' shareholders

Congress leaders claim The Associated Journals Limited has 761 shareholders while the company shows more than 1,000 There is a curious mismatch between the number of shareholders reported by The......

IndiGo and the habit of consistently making money

Travelling on IndiGo is a smoother experience than observing its handling of its IPO in the past fortnight has been, notes Rahul Jacob A few years ago at the air show in Hyderabad, Rahul Bhatia,......

Why brand Sensex still has the edge over Nifty

  NSE’s recent move to rebrand its indices with the prefix Nifty will help boost recall among investors When the Bombay Stock Exchange’s Sensitive Index surged seven times between......

Silver screen's beloved child

'I'll remember you as the face of joy for ever.'Sukanya Verma remembers the iconic Sridevi. I couldn't believe it. It had been a long night. At quarter past 3, I logged onto Facebook to check for......

Review: Himmatwala is strictly for one-time laughs

Sukanya Verma says you'll laugh at Sajid Khan's remake of Himmatwala if not with it. Couple of weeks back, my neighbour and I were chatting about upcoming Bollywood films and he completely......

Review: Teen Thay Bhai is a waste of top actors

Raja Sen reviews 3 Thay Bhai. Post YOUR reviews here!One might justifiably wonder, watching the flat and unfunny Teen Thay Bhai, exactly how three highly skilled performers can be coerced into a......

SRK, a rage in Germany

By the time I arrived in Berlin this past weekend, Shah Rukh Khan had left town. "He gave us two and half days," one of the programming directors of the 58th Berlinale International Film Festival......

Media pan Cricket Australia's motives after Paine quits

IMAGE: Australia's Test captain Tim Paine resigned on Friday in wake of his involvement in a sexting scandal that came to light earlier this week. Photograph: Mike Hutchings/Reuters Cricket......

Australia's Paine steps down as Test cricket captain after texting scandal

IMAGE: Tim Paine had sent inappropriate messages to a female co-worker. Photograph: Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images Tim Paine stepped down as Australia Test cricket captain on Friday for......

'Racist' cartoon of Serena gets all clear from Aus watchdog

IMAGE: The newspaper said the cartoon was intended as a lampoon of the tennis star's angry exchanges with chair umpire Carlos Ramos at the US Women's singles final in New York last year. Williams......

Serena cartoon row: After global furore, here's what Australian newspaper does...

IMAGE: A newspaper stand displays the newspaper featuring a controversial cartoon of Serena Williams, in Melbourne. Photograph: Melanie Burton/Reuters An Australian newspaper defied......

Have you seen Serena's 'racist and sexist' cartoon?

The cartoon has been blasted by numerous athletes, celebrities, journalists and activists IMAGE: Serena Williams of the United States reacts. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images Harry......

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