Protester Sasi Perumal’s death has given a new fillip to the pro-prohibition movement, which was beginning to draw attention across Tamil Nadu after different political parties began to make it a part of their poll manifesto for next year, says N Sathiya Moorthy. Image: Various political parties and NGOs protest against the Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation alcohol sale in Chennai on Tuesday. Photogaraph: R Senthil Kumar/PTI Photo. Will she, won’t she? The unexpected death ... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon was hanged at the Nagpur Central Jail following a day of intense court room action and an unprecedented night-long legal proceeding that saw the Supreme Court hearing and then rejecting his final mercy petition in the wee hours of Thursday morning. Rediff.com takes a look at some cases from the recent past where the courts awarded the capital punishment for horrific crimes that fall under the rarest of rare category. Afzal Guru Afzal Guru was part ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Before Bajrangi Bhaijaan, almost all movies revolving around Indo-Pak themes faced ban in Pakistan. Let us check the list of such films that failed to get released in Pakistan: Ek Tha Tiger (2012) The action spy film revolved around foreign intelligence ...Jagran Post, 1 month ago
India's Sania Mirza (right) and Switzerland's Martina Hingis are ecstatic on winning their Wimbledon doubles title on Saturday. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images When you think of Indian tennis, more often than not, the names of Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi come first to your mind. Very few think about Sania Mirza. However, this Indian tennis ace has now given you a strong reason to believe in her. - The Importance Of Sania Mirza - Sania Mirza special In April earlier this ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Almost three hours go like a breeze in the company of Bahubali's eclectic protagonists, where every single one makes an 'entry' designed for wolf-whistles, writes Sukanya Verma. Three years back I watched my first Telugu film on big screen and the experience was so awesome, I struggled to find the words that'd do justice to the wonderment I felt. It was an S S Rajamouli film named Eaga. And it was among my favourite films that year. I was awe-struck by Rajamouli's ambition, ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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