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In US for second visit, PM Modi has a packed schedule

In US for second visit, PM Modi has a packed schedule

PM Narendra Modi gets a grand welcome from the Indian American community in New York. Photograph: SnapsIndia Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in New York on Thursday on his second visit to the United States, has a "packed schedule" ahead of him, during which he will address world leaders at a landmark United Nations sustainable development summit and interact with top CEOs and the Indian Diaspora in the Silicon Valley. During his stay in the financial capital of the country for next ..., 1 week ago

UNSC reform most urgent and pressing need: Swaraj

India on Thursday said that the United Nations Security Council reform is the "most urgent and pressing need" and called for inclusion of more developing nations in the decision making structures of the powerful world body. Addressing the UN General Assembly, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said that in order to preserve the "centrality and legitimacy" of the UN as the custodian of global peace, security and development, the reform of the Security Council is its "most urgent and ...
 Rediff.com4 days ago

How Rahul plans to get rid of the old timers

'The so-called old guard is uneasy and resentful. These are the makings of a new Congress where there will be little or no role for them. And in their opinion, it is not a Congress that will win elections,' says Aditi Phadnis. The disquiet in the Congress is palpable. The humiliation of the massive electoral loss in the Lok Sabha elections lingers simply because no heads have rolled. Those who were defeated still enjoy power, importance and access. The party's top leadership -- whether party ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Truck rams into Bangalore-Nanded Express; Congress MLA among 6 killed

A Congress legislator from Karnataka was among six persons killed when a speeding granite-laden truck rammed into the Bangalore-Nanded Express train after breaking the closed gate at a level crossing in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh in the wee hours of Monday. The truck broke the closed boom gate at Madakasira after "overlooking all safety warnings" and hit the H-1 coach of the Nanded-bound train at around 2.20 am. Four coaches -- H1, B-1, S-1 and S-2 -- were derailed in the mishap ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

'Vimal Sir made me believe I can be number one'

'It's (World Championship medal) one of the special medals because it is going to give me lot more confidence to be ready for the Olympics.' IMAGE: Saina Nehwal, flanked by her parents, proudly displays the silver medal she won at the just-concluded World Badminton Championships in Jakarta.. Photograph: Snapsindia World Badminton Championships silver medallist Saina Nehwal feels her decision to shift base to Bangalore and train under Vimal Kumar turned out to be a masterstroke. The former ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

5,000 runs and counting... It's Mithali's raj!

Mithali Raj trained in classical dance for eight years until she decided one day it was time to follow her heart and exhibit footwork of another kind. She swapped the ghungroos for cricketing pads and since then has made the opposition dance to her tune. Earlier this month, Mithali became only the second woman cricketer, after England's Charlotte Edwards, to reach the 5,000-run mark in ODIs. Haresh Pandya doffs his hat to the high-scoring lady.     Image: Indian women's cricket ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

27 dead in Andhra stampede where lakhs gathered for holy dip

Women cry next to the bodies of victims killed in a stampede during the Maha Pushkaralu, a  festival, on the banks of river Godavari at Rajahmundry. Photograph: R Narendra/Reuters Twenty seven pilgrims, 23 of them women, died in a stampede on Tuesday on the banks of the Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh on the first day of a major religious festival Godavari Pushkaram. Pilgrims surged towards one of the gates that allows access to the river banks and a group of women slipped causing ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

With 'Jai Bhim-Jai Mim' can Owaisi woo Uttar Pradesh?

Bhim denotes Dalit icon Bhimrao Ambedkar, while Mim denotes the letter 'M' in the Urdu alphabet; the party used the slogan effectively in the 2014 Maharashtra assembly elections A Muslim leader from the south, the lone Member of Parliament of his political party, has apparently become a feared threat to the maintenance of communal harmony in a state in northern India. The Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh has denied All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen chief, and ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

'How can some exercise be taken as a test of nationalism?'

  'I don't practise yoga. How am I less of a nationalist than the person who practises it? Is it a crime if I don't practice it?' In the concluding part of Asaduddin Owaisi's interview with, the Hyderabad MP, left, below, discusses the yoga nationalism test, the Bihar and UP assembly elections and more with Syed Firdaus Ashraf. Is the BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) crippling the Muslim community economically, like with Maharashtra's beef ban and now derecognising madrasas? This ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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