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Only because his name is Hamid Ansari?

Only because his name is Hamid Ansari?

Just like with millions of Indian Muslims, even the vice president of India has been forced to undergo the covert loyalty test: 'you are presumed to be pro-Pakistan until you demonstrably prove you are a nationalist', says Shehzad Poonawalla. Image: Vice President Hamid Ansari in Vietnam in 2013. Photograph: Saisuresh Sivaswamy/ It seems to have almost become like a reflex action of sorts for the Bharatiya Janata Party and its die-hard supporters, particularly on social media, ..., 1 week ago

Padma Iyer wants a suitable boy for her son

How a mother's search for a suitable boy gained global coverage. Padma Iyer placed a matrimonial ad for her son, that made her famous. People from around the country cheered for her. She received telephone calls and emails from all corners of the globe. News channels and newspapers reached out for a quote or an interview. They put her before the camera and asked her about the ad. "I just want a nice boy for my son," she said. "He cannot take care of himself. He needs someone." A suitable boy.
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Live coverage of Amish Tripathi's book launch!

Join us at 7 pm today! You've probably read him. And you've probably rediscovered your love for mythology thanks to him. Amish Tripathi's Shiva Trilogy has, without a doubt, been one of the most beloved series of books of our times. The bestselling author is set to launch his next book -- Scion of Ikshvaku -- and we will be at the launch. Join us at 7pm on Rediff ZaraBol for the live coverage of Amish's book launch. Follow this link -- #ScionOfIkshvaku -- for all the action as it happens at ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Only 30% people have insured their homes in India: Survey

Most people in the country prefer not to spend on a home insurance policy despite awareness on the need for the cover , a Bajaj Allianz General Insurance survey said. Around 1200 people from metros like New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai , Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Pune and non-metros like Jaipur, Surat, Nagpur, Jalandhar, Chandigarh, and other towns, took the survey last month. As total of 60 per cent of these respondents were home owners, rest 40 per cent lived on rented space. Around ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago Try these tips to get maximum benefits from your insurance policy  Rediff.com1 month ago Six tips to maximise life insurance benefits  Rediff.com1 month ago

DD to do R Day-like coverage of Yoga Day event

Doordarshan has readied plans for a Republic Day-like coverage of International Yoga Day event to be held at Rajpath where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also be present. Doordarshan would be deploying more than 20 hi-definition cameras for the coverage of the event on June 21, declared as International Yoga Day by the UN. ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago DD ready for 'mega event' with 23 hi-end cameras on Yoga Day  Rediff.com2 weeks ago Doordarshan's big plans for Yoga Day event  Rediff.com2 weeks ago

All about the govt's social security schemes

These schemes offer protective cover for life, accidental death and disability for all Indian adults who have a bank account. The official reports of Insurance Regulatory Development Authority say that the Indian insurance sector is the biggest in the world, and is expected to touch 75 crore (750 million) by 2020. But, it is a fact that India is still grossly uninsured. If both are correct, the reason for Indians abstaining from ensuring a comparable cover on their lives needs a closer look.
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Need health insurance for alternative medicine? Read this!

Many companies are yet to include this in their coverage plans because of several complexities involved Seetha, a 44-year-old IT professional was suffering from chronic back pain which developed out of her lifestyle. She was advised by a friend, who was also a doctor, that Ayurvedic treatment would be very effective for her. She consulted an Ayurvedic practitioner and came to know that the treatment requires ten sittings and would cost her around Rs 75,000. As Seetha had a health insurance ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

How Modi can make our diplomats more effective

Has the Modi government ensured that the MEA keeps abreast of the times, asks Ambassador Vivek Katju. Modi@1: The best coverage only on Almost all neutral analysts have given Prime Minister Narendra Modi high marks for the clarity and energy with which he has conducted India's foreign policy in the first year of his term. The substance of his external engagements and their direction and purpose have attracted comment. However, there has also been extraordinary focus on his novel and ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Yoga is a medium to check greed, violence: PM Modi  Rediff.com1 week ago PHOTOS: Mantris keep calm and do yoga  Rediff.com1 week ago Go yoga! Post your pictures here  Rediff.com1 week ago

From no-hopers to champions!

From the bottom of the table to champions in the course of four weeks. Harish Kotian/ summarizes Mumbai Indians's astonishing turnaround in IPL 8. Mumbai Indians celebrate winning IPL 8. Photograph: BCCI Mumbai Indians have made it a habit of leaving it late.Last year they started off their campaign in the Indian Premier League with five successive defeats, but still made it to the play-offs, where they lost to Chennai Super Kings in the Eliminator.This season was no different. They ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Chennai's Dwayne Bravo best bet to finish MVP No 1; Kohli 6th

Srinivas Bhogle and Purnendu Maji present's Most Valuable Player ratings for the ongoing IPL 8 Dwayne Bravo of Chennai Super Kings celebrates. Photograph: BCCI Not very long ago, Dwayne Bravo, as West Indies captain, announced his team’s decision to walk out of the India tour. At that point it wasn’t clear if we’d see Bravo play again in India because there was a fear that IPL teams may be asked to withdraw their West Indian players in retaliation.
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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