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'TDP fell into YSR Congress' political trap'

'TDP fell into YSR Congress' political trap'

'The TDP walking out of the NDA is a victory for the YSRCP.''The YSRCP wanted it to happen so that it would help them in coming elections.' IMAGE: Vice-President Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu with Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu. Photograph: Kind courtesy, N Chandrababu Naidu's Twitter page The Telugu Desam Party first withdrew two ministers from the Narendra D Modi government, then TDP leader and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu pulled out of the National ..., 2 hours ago

'The new mantra is, reskill or perish'

'30 to 40% of the industry needs to be reskilled as existing jobs will go to automation.''Reskilling is required as some existing jobs will not be required in the future.' According to Nasscom Chairman Raman Roy, there is a shortage of skills globally in multiple technologies. Photograph: Krishnendu Halder/Reuters With artificial intelligence, cloud computing, automation, virtual reality, Big Data analytics, 3D printing, etc expected to take over the world, there is an urgent need to re-skill ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

'This government wants to make India a gambling den'

'In India, people save for their children's education or a daughter's marriage or for old age.''This is not America or Japan, this is India.''This is a conservative society and what we need is more regulation to safeguard and guarantee people's money.' IMAGE: 'Representatives of the RBI are on all the boards of public sector banks and they know very well that Indian banks are giving loans to the gem and jewellery industry in unusual proportions in the last few years.''The RBI should have ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

'Cauvery dispute will end with this judgment'

'According to politicians, farmers are the fourth grade citizens of India.''We farmers could meet the prime minister and ministers during Congress rule.''But none of the BJP ministers want to even meet us.''The prime minister has time only for foreigners, but has no time to meet us farmers.' IMAGE: The Cauvery flows through the Mettur dam in Tamil Nadu. Photograph: PTI Photo P Ayyakannu grabbed national attention when he, along with many farmers from Tamil Nadu, staged a prolonged protest at ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

'God doesn't want a child to shed blood'

'Is it not a crime to physically harm children?''Piercing children with needles is a crime.' IMAGE: One ritual that is part of the Pongala festival is Kuthiyottam, in which an iron hook is pierced into young boys. Photographs: Kind courtesy R Sreelekha The Attukal Bhagavathy temple is often described as the Sabarimala for women. Attukal Bhagavathy is said to be the divine form of Kannagi, the heroine of Chilappathikaaram. The legend says that Kannagi, on her way to Kodungallur in central Kerala ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

'Modi's political capital has taken a very big beating in the Nirav Modi case'

'Four weeks have passed after the scam was exposed, yet no big guy has been arrested.''This gives the impression that he wants to be soft on the biggies.' Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters The Rs 11,400 crore fraud by jeweller Nirav Modi and his maternal uncle Mehul Chinubhai Choksi better known as the PNB (Punjab National Bank) scam, is turning out to be one of the biggest scams in India's recent corporate history. The initial reaction to the fraud at PNB, the country's second-largest public ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Kanchi seer will be remembered for his outreach to all

'The Kanchi Mutt was energised by Pudu Periyava.''Instead of people coming to the Mutt, he has taken the Mutt to the people in several dimensions.' IMAGE: Sri Jayendra Saraswati, the shankaracharya of Kanchi, with Lucknow Imam Maulana Khalid Rasheed in Lucknow, October 2014. M R Venkatesh, the well-known chartered accountant and political commentator, has been a devotee of the Kanchi Mutt from the time he can remember. Here, he pays tribute to the Kanchi seer, Jayendra Saraswati, who passed ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

'Vital to look at Cauvery beyond water disputes'

'Sharing of water from a river which flows through several states is a crucial challenge which comes in the way of maintaining the spirit of good neighbourly relations.' IMAGE: The Cauvery flows into the Kallanai dam in Tiruchirapalli district, Tamil Nadu. Photograph: PTI Photo S Janakarajan -- former professor at the Madras Institute of Development Studies and now president, SaciWATER -- is the mastermind behind the formation of the Cauvery Family in 2003 where farmers from Karnataka and Tamil ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago

'They threatened to sacrifice me alive'

Jamida K is the first Indian Muslim woman to lead the Friday prayers.'I don't care if they kill me because what I have done is historical; nobody can take it away from me,' she says. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ On January 26, when Jamida K (popularly known as Jamida teacher) led the jumma prayers in a village in Kerala's Malappuram district, she was breaking centuries of Shariat convention and creating history as the first Muslim woman to do so in the country. The 35 year old led the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

'Politicians look at bankers as villains'

'Today, bankers don't want to take risks as the good decisions taken by them were not protected.''There is risk involved in all decisions, like businessmen taking risks in their businesses.''A banker must have taken a decision when the economic condition was different, and you cannot question him on the basis of the present situation in hindsight.''Naturally, this has affected the morale of bankers.' Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ Last month the Centre announced that it would infuse ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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