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The Sasikala factor: Why OPS is doubtful about AIADMK merger
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The Sasikala factor: Why OPS is doubtful about AIADMK merger

The OPS camp believes Sasikala's family still calls the shot in the EPS camp.Rediff.com's A Ganesh Nadar reports from Chennai. IMAGE: Former Tamil Nadu chief minister O Panneerselvam with his supporters. The unity moves between the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam factions that have been playing out in Chennai for the last fortnight will challenge P G Wodehouse for its comic element and Dame Agatha Christie for its mystery quotient. There have been so many twists and turns that if it ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
OPS' show of strength in Chennai Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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A saviour in drought-hit Tamil Nadu

When faced with problems, this babu came up with innovative solutions, discovers Rediff.com's A Ganesh Nadar. IMAGE: Due to P David Rajah Beula's solar-powered light, farmers have reduced their expenditure on pesticides. In government offices, from Kashmir to Kanyakumari, babus usually provoke citizens' ire. By their indifference to solving the citizenry's problems, by their often callous conduct, by their refusal to do what they are paid to. In this ocean of bureucratic insensitivity and ...
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TN govt gives Rs 20 lakh to families of CRPF martyrs

A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com reports:The Tamil Nadu government has announced ex gratia of Rs 20 lakh each for the family of four Central Reserve Police Force personnel from the state who were martyred in an attack by Naxalites in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Monday.  The bodies of the four martyrs are being airlifted to Tiruchi and Madurai by the Indian Air Force.Chief Minister K Palaniswamy condoled the death of M Padmanaban, N Senthil Kumar, N Thirumurugan and P Azhagupandi and ...
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Review: Avoid Baywatch if you are looking for logic!

Baywatch feels like Priyanka Chopra's presence influenced the producers to make a Bollywood movie in Hollywood, says A Ganesh Nadar. Baywatch is a sexy comedy. One that is rather in-your-face. All the ladies are uniformly comely. The hero is a minor mountain. His sidekick is a ripped Olympic gold medallist. And they all make a very obvious attempt to make you laugh, and sometimes even succeed. The story line is like a Hindi movie -- like Priyanka Chopra had such a profound effect on them that ...
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IT workers union: 'We will never go on strike'

'We know that if the IT industry goes on strike even for a day or two, the repercussions will be international, and we will suffer as a country.''We don't want that to happen.'Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com India's information technology sector is going through an existential crisis, a consequence of several factors including reportedly demonetisation and US President Donald Trump's campaign against H1-B visas. The number of techies who have lost their jobs is reportedly so high that ...
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From mountains to seas, India celebrates Yoga Day

Brimming with excitement and energy, thousands of people across the country gathered in large numbers at various parks and public squares to mark the third International Day of Yoga. As the day progresses, the number of people participating in the celebrations is expected to rise.  Participants gather in Guwahati in Assam to celebrate World Yoga Day. Participants practice yoga on a seafront promenade in Mumbai. Photograph: Shailesh Andrade/Reuters People perform yoga at India Gate in ...
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Box Office: Bank Chor, Phullu fare below average

The hits and misses of the week. Last week's releases Bank Chor and Phullu fared below average. Lack of promotion, among many things, led to poor box office awareness among moviegoers. Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us his weekly verdict.   Bank Chor Cast: Riteish Deshmukh, Vivek Oberoi, Rhea ChakrabortyDirector: BumpyWhat works: Good performances from the lead cast.What doesn't: Lame humour, glaring loopholes in the script.Number of weeks: New.Box Office verdict: Below ...
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Aditi Mammen Gupta: The heiress who chose to be an entrepreneur

Her great grandfather started the Malayala Manorama, one of India's largest circulated newspapers.Her grandfather started MRF Tyres.Her father started Funskool.So, it came as no surprise when Aditi Mammen Gupta started her own company, Instar Foods.The first in a new series of young entrepreneurs: IMAGE: Aditi Mammen Gupta has headquartered her company in Chennai, the city she calls home.Photograph: A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com   I did my graduation from Sophia College in Mumbai (Economics ...
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Why Sunetra Choudhury wrote a book on VIPs in jail

'I met someone who came out of jail and started telling me wild things that they did inside.' 'I couldn't believe it and then my curiousity led me to do some more digging.' Behind Bars, television journalist Sunetra Choudhury's second book, is about VIPs in prison. Her first book, Braking News, was about the time she spent on the campaign trail before the 2009 general election. Choudhury -- who hosts a daily show for the NDTV 24x7 television channel -- spoke to A Ganesh Nadar about her new ...
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Raabta flops at the box office

The hits and misses of the week. Despite Raabta's grand visuals, it proves to be a bad film, with bad reviews and a poor outcome at the box office.  Behen Hogi Teri fails to find footfalls in theatres. Hindi Medium and Baahubali: The Conclusion continue to do well despite Ramzan and Champions Trophy cricket matches. Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us his weekly verdict.    Raabta Cast: Sushant Singh Rajput, Kriti Sanon, Jim Sarbh, Varun SharmaDirector: ...
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