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Modi has now realised the limits to India's power

Modi has now realised the limits to India's power

Two years in office, there is very little to show for the Modi government by way of ‘achievements’ on the foreign policy front, and his China, Pakistan policies are gasping for breath, says Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar. India’s policies toward China and Pakistan are in a logjam -- caught between the demands of Hindu nationalists who form the power base of the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the rejectionist camp that opposes tooth and nail anything and everything ..., 6 days ago

Maxwell concedes his Kings were ordinary in bowling and fielding

'We are giving opposition a lot of chances whereas we are not getting those chances, which is probably the reason we are at the bottom at the moment.' IMAGE: Kings XI Punjab batsman Glenn Maxwell gives the thumbs up after completing 50 in the IPL match against Mumbai Indians, in Mohali, on Monday. Photograph: BCCI Disappointed after his side's fifth defeat in six matches this IPL season, Kings XI Punjab's Australian import Glenn Maxwell said ordinary bowling and fielding has let the team ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Vijayakanth changes constituency again

Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam chief and the chief ministerial candidate of the DMDK-led People’s Welfare Front Vijayakanth will contest from Ullundurpet, shifting from Rishivandiyam constituency where he successfully contested the 2011 assembly election as an All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam ally. This is the second time in a row that Vijayakanth is shifting his constituency. In 2006, in his debut election after founding the party in 2005, he won from Vridhachalam constituency ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Why is UIDAI cracking down on individuals hoarding Aadhaar data?

Private firms' offer to print Aadhaar details on plastic card a breach of law The billion-strong citizen identification system, Aadhaar, has given rise to businesses keen on illegal harnessing of this private data, say the authorities. Outfits are offering services to print the Aadhaar details on plastic cards, something the Union information technology ministry warned against on Monday. These entities charge anywhere between Rs 50 and Rs 600, and are listed on e-commerce websites, apart from ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Jaitley welcomes Panama expose, says none will be spared

The government on Monday declared that action will be taken against “unlawful” accounts held abroad by Indians and constituted a multi-agency group to continuously monitor information in the wake of Panama Papers that named 500 people including film actors and industrialists who have allegedly stashed money in offshore entities. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed the issue with him on Monday morning and on his advise the group has been set ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago

J&K gets first woman CM, BJP gets 2 more Cabinet berths

With Monday’s swearing-in ceremony, the three-month long governor’s rule and the political uncertainty that dogged J&K following Sayeed's demise on January 7, has ended, reports Mukhtar Ahmad. PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti takes oath as the first woman chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. Photographs: Umar ganie People’s Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti was administered the oath of office as the first woman chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, at a ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Bangladesh HC rejects plea challenging Islam as state religion

A Bangladesh high court rejected a petition on Monday by secular activists that challenges the constitutional provision recognising Islam as the state religion of the Muslim-majority nation. The bench of Justice Naima Haider, Justice Quazi Reza-Ul Hoque, and Justice Ashraful Kamal passed the order on Monday afternoon. In its order, the high court said the petitioners do not have the right to file the writ petition, the Dhaka Tribune reported. After the passage of the Eighth Amendment Bill on ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Rupee extends losses to 66.71, down 18 paise

The rupee has dropped by 21 paise or 0.32 per cent in the last two sessions.   The rupee on Tuesday fell by another 18 paise to close at 66.71 per dollar on persistent demand for the American currency from banks and importers on the back of higher greenback overseas despite sustained foreign capital inflows in domestic equities. The rupee resumed lower at 66.58 per dollar as against the Monday’s closing level of 66.53 at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market and dropped further to ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Terror threat to Gujarat, metros too on alert

Delhi was on Sunday put on high alert after the police received inputs that 10 suspected Lashkar-e-Tayiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists believed to have entered India from Pakistan through Gujarat may have sneaked into the national capital for an attack even as four elite National Security Guard teams were rushed to the western state. On the eve of ‘Maha Shivratri’ festival, Gujarat as well as other metros and Jammu and Kashmir were also on high alert with raids conducted at ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Body blow for special economic zones

The change in the latest Budget will impact the sale and rent of SEZ units of companies like Adani Port, which has large SEZs in Mundra, Gujarat, say analysts. Image: Most of these SEZs have become real estate with promoters planning to use the land for redevelopment. Photograph: Reuters     With the government deciding to end the income tax holiday for special economic zones (SEZs), it is the end of the road for them. Most of these SEZs have become real estate with promoters ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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