Kisan Baburao Hazare is supporting Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress and attempts are afoot to form an alternative Third Front. Will these alliances really work, asks Bharat Bhushan. Kisan Baburao Hazare, who claims to shun electoral politics, has decided to endorse Mamata Banerjee for prime minister. Hazare has promised the backing of his Jantantrik Morcha and its 1.25 million dedicated supporters to the Trinamool Congress leader. His supporters have even decided to open a "war-room" ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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From being forced to work as a construction labourer after his family lost their home in a slum demolition drive to making his way to Harvard and then work for the US government, Deelip Mhaske decided to return to his motherland to pave the way for a better future. In the clutch of Indian election contestants with America connections, the story of Deelip Mhaske is perhaps the most amazing. Mhaske, 35, worked for the New Jersey state government before he went back to Maharashtra. He is ...Rediff.com, 1 day ago
New Delhi: It was Mamata Banerjee who can be credited for winning an Assembly election on the issue of crony capitalism via, among other things, the Tata-Singur imbroglio. But 2014 would be the first national election in which the issue of crony ...Sify, 3 weeks ago Great leaps back Business Standard India, 3 weeks ago
The author discusses the many forms of fraud in Indian mergers Jaimini Bhagwati March 20, 2014 Last Updated at 21:50 IST The parliamentary election season is in full swing with just a few weeks till the first polling date of April 7. Allegations ...Business Standard India, 3 weeks ago Jaimini Bhagwati: Dubious mergers and worse Sify, 4 weeks ago
'Shashi Tharoor has publicised whatever little he has done, far more than what he has actually done. Some of the bigger promises he made could never be implemented.' Ajit Joy, a former police officer and Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Thiruvananthapuram, tells Rediff.com's Shobha Warrier that he is a more attractive candidate in his constituency than sitting MP Tharoor. Ajit Joy, left, the Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Thiruvananthapuram, represented by Congress Member of Parliament Shashi ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
tells the story of the chaos better known as Indian democracy today. Simon Denyer, the former India bureau chief of The Washington Post, gets to the heart of India's prickliest issues to paint a compelling picture of modern Indian society, bogged ...Business Standard India, 1 month ago
I am a card-carrying member of the Indian Middle Class; my father and grandfather were doctors and our family has supplied more than its share of officers - not to mention judges and army, navy and air force officers. That is perhaps why I get ...Sify, 1 month ago Raising the middle-classspectre Business Standard India, 1 month ago
Seven of the 30 most-admired people on the planet are Indians. Now, isn't that cool? The 'world's most admired people poll', conducted by YouGov for The Times newspaper in Britain, ranks cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar fifth in the list. Other Indians on the list include the BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi (7th), Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan (9th), former President A P J Abdul Kalam (10th), social activist Kisan Baburao 'Anna' Hazare (14th), Delhi Chief Minister Arvind ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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