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Dominica HC denies Mehul Choksi bail, deems him 'flight risk'

In a major setback to fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi, Dominica high court has denied bail saying that he has no ties to Dominica and the court cannot impose any conditions which will assure it......

'How many lives will be lost?': HC orders probe into Mumbai building crash

The Bombay high Court on Friday initiated a judicial inquiry into the building collapse incident in Malwani area of Mumbai on Wednesday, which claimed 12 lives.  IMAGE: The ill-fated building......

'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......

Pak parliament passes bill granting Jadhav right of appeal

Pakistan's National Assembly has passed a government-backed bill that will provide the right of appeal to Indian death-row prisoner Kulbhushan Jadhav, according to a media report. The National......

Class 5 girl writes to CJI, lauds SC for saving lives in Covid fight

Amid debate whether the Centre's decision to provide free COVID-19 vaccine to all above 18 years was triggered by the Supreme Court's recent remarks on the jab policy, a class 5 student of Kerala......

Obscure US-based firm wants to invest $500m, appeals to Modi in ads

An obscure US-based firm with just 19 employees, USD 15 million in revenue and hosting just a one-page website, wants to invest USD 500 billion in equity into India's National Infrastructure......

Will gold loans lose sheen?

While taking gold out of the closet to borrow money is no longer taboo in Indian households, the sharp drop in gold prices is hitting the newest loan product on the banking turf hard, explains......

Managing Internet tech change wisely

Ajit Balakrishnan on learning from past technology revolutions. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com   The media, the world over, is flooded with stories about how Internet companies are......

Diesel at 100!!!

'The question often being asked is whether the demand for petrol and diesel is price inelastic?' asks Arun Balakrishnan, former chairman and managing director, Hindustan Petroleum. *Photograph:......

Nirav Modi can be extradited to India: UK court

In a comprehensive extradition win for the Indian authorities, a UK judge ruled on Thursday that fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi not only has a case to answer in the Indian courts but that there is......

Is Nayattu anti-Dalit? Is Karnan pro-Dalit?

'If questioning and dethroning hierarchies is your primary motive, why not put an end to the practice of announcing your shining star, your box office draw, in big flaming letters and mentioning......

Japan's PM laments taking heat for hosting Olympics despite COVID-19

IMAGE: Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has staked his political reputation on going ahead with the Olympics which he has said will bring joy to the world and be safely conducted within a......

'100 per cent impossible to have an Olympics with zero risk'

IMAGE: Already postponed from last year because of the pandemic, a scaled-down version of the Tokyo Olympic Games with no foreign spectators is set to start on July 23 despite public fears the......

Tokyo 2020 chief rules out delay despite pandemic fears

IMAGE: Security personnel stand guard near the Olympic rings monument during a rally by anti-Olympics protesters outside the Japanese Olympic Committee headquarters. Photograph: Issei......

Covid or not, Olympics must go ahead!

Japan won't allow its reputation to be dented by calling off the Games at this late stage, argues Raj Kishore Mishra, former joint secretary at the sports ministry. IMAGE: The Olympic Stadium in......

Olympics: Japan to ask fans for negative COVID tests, vaccinations?

  IMAGE: Foreign spectators have already been banned and organisers are expected to make a decision next month on whether Japanese fans will be able to attend the Games, set to run between......

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