If the people of Tamil Nadu stop deifying their leaders and start evaluating them more objectively, the political masters too may change their wayward behaviour, argues Sudhir Bisht. In the 1980s, just a few years before his retirement, my father was able to build a small house in Delhi. At that time, he wanted to rent his 60 square metre house to someone who was least likely to usurp his only property in Delhi. After all, his retirement was just four years away and he couldn't risk having a ... Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
Piramila Visagan, the nurse of Jayalalithaa in 2001, on Sunday refuted reports that VK Sasikala shared bitter relations with J Jayalalithaa and declared the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam general secretary to be the true heir of the late chief minister. “Sasikala has the capacity as well as the capability to carry forward the policies of Jayalaithhaa and I believe that unwanted elements will not be successful in stopping her. Sasikala, not only has the support of AIADMK leaders ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The Opposition on Wednesday criticised the general budget as one lacking in vision and offering no growth prospects, as it again targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he ‘followed’ Pakistan in deciding on demonetisation and launching a surgical strike ‘on our own people’. Congress leader Veerappa Moily initiated the debate in the Lok Sabha on the Union Budget 2017-18 in which he picked holes in the government’s economic policy and targeted Modi over a host ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
By Marc Jones and Paul Carrel LONDON/BERLIN (Reuters) - A serious challenger to German Chancellor Angela Merkel is forcing global investors to parse another potential electoral surprise - removal of a key political constant through years of euro zone ...Sify, 1 month ago
By Jamie McGeever LONDON (Reuters) - In an attack on Germany, U.S. President Donald Trump's top trade adviser said the euro was "grossly undervalued", a charge which may ring true for the German economy but not for the 19-member currency zone as a whole. The ...Sify, 1 month ago
By Nilufar Rizki, Eveline Danubrata and David Henry JAKARTA/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Indonesia has cut some ties with JPMorgan Chase & Co after the bank's research analysts issued a negative report on the country, the latest in a series of skirmishes between Wall ...Sify, 2 months ago
Chennai: Those who witnessed the paada puja performed by S P Balasubrahmanyam for Yesudas might have hummed 'Kattu Kuyilu Manasukkulle', the popular song from Thalapathi sung by them together. The two came together once again at Chennai Vijaya Gardens ...Mathrubhumi, 2 months ago
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