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Kerala: Victorious Left worries about the BJP's rise
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Kerala: Victorious Left worries about the BJP's rise

IMAGE: Activists celebrate outside the CPI-M office in Thiruvananthapuram. All photographs: Shobha Warrier/Rediff.com With Pinarayi Vijayan set to be the next chief minister, what will be party patriarch V S Achuthanandan's role?And what are the key takeways from the election results in Kerala? Shobha Warrier/Rediff.com explains from Thiruvanathapuram. Now that the Left Democratic Front has recorded a massive victory, decimating the ruling Congress-led United Democratic Front to just 22 seats, ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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'Young India will look at Raghuram Rajan as a terrific achiever'

'India's biggest loss is that we will not have anyone as principled and as courageous as Rajan.' "Those who benefitted from crony banking and the existing system will definitely criticise Raghuram Rajan. Under him, they were deprived of their undeserved benefits," says Professor Krishnamurthy Subramanian of the Indian School of Business. Dr Subramanian, bottom, left, studied at the Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur and the Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta, before doing his PhD at ...
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Freshdesk: An Indian product wins global recognition

'We had a great product for the global market and we could sell it globally resulting in this amazing growth.''When customers come online and buy a product, they don't look at whether it is created in India or somewhere else.' IMAGE: A successful innings for Girish Mathrubootham, co-founder, Freshdesk. Photographs for Rediff.com: Sreeram Selvaraj From a humble beginning at his home, Freshdesk, founded in 2010 by Girish Mathrubootham, has come a long way. It now has a 120,000 sq ft swanky ...
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'Without the Gandhi family, the party will disintegrate'

'Instead of camping in the cities and leading the party, leaders have to go to the interiors of the country.''The Congress is losing touch with the common man.' IMAGE: Congress President Sonia Gandhi, her son party Vice-President Rahul Gandhi and daughter Priyanka Gandh-Vadra play tribute on Rajiv Gandhi's 25th death anniversary, May 21, 2016. Photograph: Manvender Vashist/PTI   Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan was home minister in the Oommen Chandy-led United Democratic Front government from ...
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'If a company can get FDI, an NGO too can get foreign funds'

'The government is using the Intelligence Bureau to go after NGOs.''It is not only the NDA, the UPA also didn't like NGOs.''NGOs predominantly work with the poor. So, when you cancel an NGO, the affected are the poor, the Dalits, the tribals, the street children and the marginalised.' Ever since the National Democratic Alliance came to power, reports of NGOs being harassed emerge at regular intervals. The latest incidents involve barring former additional solicitor general Indira Jaising's The ...
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'Talaq must go through the court of law'

'My religion is great and it has given a lot of rights to women, but these intermediaries are interpreting it wrongly and ruining it.''I have great faith in our judiciary. I am sure they will see through the drama of men.' Bader Sayeed is one of the top lawyer-activists in Chennai, the first woman chairperson of the Tamil Nadu Wakf Board. A schoolmate of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, she was the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam candidate in the 2004 parliamentary elections ...
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'Vajpayee was a statesman, Modi is a doer'

'What we mean by Congress-mukt Bharat is they should be thrown out of power, and not out of the country.''There are many people in my party who eat beef.'O Rajagopal, who made history by becoming the first BJP MLA in the Kerala assembly, speaks to Shobha Warrier/Rediff.com IMAGE: Narendra Modi, right, pays tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee.   O Rajagopal, the veteran Bharatiya Janata Party leader, after fighting many elections, finally won from the Nemam constituency in the Kerala assembly ...
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ISRO is ready to give the Americans a run for their money

'What we are trying for is to make space travel easier like air travel.''We have already established ourselves... the fact that other countries are coming to seek our help shows our technology is mature.' IMAGE: ISRO successfully launches India's first indigenously made Reusable Launch Vehicle in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. Photograph: PTI Photo/ISRO As India successfully flight-tested the indigenous winged Reusable Launch Vehicle, Shobha Warrier/Rediff.com spoke to former Indian Space ...
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Why Amit Shah is happy with the Kerala poll results

'It is our aim to capture power and rule in Kerala.''We may not be able to achieve our target in one attempt.'By just hammering once, you will not be able to break a rock; you need to hammer the rock several times.' Following the announcement of assembly election results in Kerala on May 19, a string of violent incidents in the state led to the death of a Communist Party of India-Marxist worker in Pinarayi and a Bharatiya Janata Party supporter in Thrissur. In the days to follow, the violence ...
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'The Left has been a major enemy of development'

'In the long term, the party that is going to be irrelevant is the Left.''It seems absurd that the people of Kerala are the last ones to wake up to the reality that this kind of discredited dogmatic ideological politics has no place in the modern world.' IMAGE: Supporters of the Left Democratic Front celebrate the LDF victory in Kerala. Photograph: PTI Barely two hours of counting and the trend had already emerged. The Left Democratic Front had wrested power in Kerala. The final tally: The LDF ...
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