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FULL TEXT: President's address to Parliament
Here's the full text of President Ram Nath Kovind's customary address to the joining sitting of Parliament on the first day of the budget session. Honourable Members, This joint sitting of......
How educated does an MP have to be?
'One hopes that in his second term, Modi spends more time reading serious material even if it bores him or is against his nature,' says Aakar Patel. IMAGE: Textiles Minister Smriti Zubin Irani......
Rahul's assets rose from Rs 9.4 cr to 15.88 cr in 5 years
Gandhi has declared movable assets to the tune of Rs 5,80,58,799 and immovable assets worth Rs 10,08,18,284. IMAGE: Congress president Rahul Gandhi being felicitated with a traditional Assamese......
'Nehru was eclectic, and brilliant'
Historian Stanley Wolpert, author of several books on India, passed into the ages recently.We remember Professor Wolpert with Rajeev Srinivasan's March 1997 interview published on the occasion of......
'Historic moment' as Irish parliament legalises abortion
Ireland’s parliament passed a landmark legislation to make abortion legal for the first time in the Catholic-majority country, a “historic moment” which came after an Indian......
Bibek Debroy may take over as PM's economic advisor
Debroy is expected to have a role and responsibility similar to the erstwhile chairman of the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council Noted economist and NITI Aayog member Bibek Debroy is......
The rise and fall of Trump trade
The trinity of rising stocks, rising yields and rising dollar since Donald Trump's election has already faced a setback. Abheek Barua and Bidisha Ganguly view it as a sign of the market doubting......
'Saving Tata jobs a priority'
Sanjeev Gupta, chief of Liberty House, is being dubbed UK's new 'man of steel' after he emerged as a potential saviour of 4,000 jobs UK-based steel tycoon Sanjeev Gupta says he is committed to......
Bibek Debroy joins as full time member of NITI Aayog
Noted economist Bibek Debroy on Wednesday assumed charged as full time member of the NITI Ayog National Institution for Transforming India. Government had announced the appointment of Debroy and......
Even NITI Aayog members are clueless about its role
Bibek Debroy had raised seven questions about the new institution. As the head of Rajiv Gandhi Institute for Contemporary Studies, Bibek Debroy had ranked Gujarat the top state in terms of......
The Who's Who of the CBFC's new, improved squad
Will this team of 12 change the way films are certified in India? Controversy-ridden Pahlaj Nihalani's recent ouster as chairperson of the Central Board Of Film Certification and Prasoon Joshi's......
'I get really annoyed when people mimic my father, Anu Malik'
"I did my very first interview with Rediff.com for my song, Agle janam mohe bitiya na kijo for Umrao Jaan. I was in Class IX. I will never forget that you guys came home and I......
Review: The Man Who Knew Infinity is worth a watch!
The Man Who Knew Infinity is without a doubt worth a watch because of the nuanced performances by the lead stars and how Brown has shown the heart-warming relationship of Ramanujan and his......
'It took a decade to make The Man Who Knew Infinity'
Director Matt Brown tells Aseem Chhabra/Rediff.com what it was about The Man Who Knew Infinity that made him persevere for a decade to turn the book into a film. Filmmaking can be an extremely......
'I enjoyed working in my first Kannada film'
Ester Noronha is on home turf. The Mangalorean actress debuted in the Kannada movie Usiriginta…Neene Hattira that released last Friday. Her popularity in Telugu cinema zoomed earlier this......
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