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Meet the Besharam Janata Party

Meet the Besharam Janata Party

Last year, he was the BJP's darling. Today, Arnab Goswami is a hated figure for Modi bhakts. What changed? Syed Firdaus Ashraf/ on how the BJP's Internet trolls strangle dissent. Read, 1 day ago

3 factors that worked in favour of Salman Khan

The Bombay high court raised some key points before granting bail to actor Salman Khan, reports Syed Firdaus Ashraf/ While granting bail to Salman Khan on Friday, high court judge Abhay Thipsay mentioned three points that worked in the actor’s favour.  First, the judge asked the prosecution why London-based singer Kamal Khan, who was in the car along with Salman Khan at the time of the accident, was not called by the court for examining. The prosecution stated that since ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Beef, Bikini Killer & Amit Shah

Syed Firdaus Ashraf spends a week in Goa in pursuit of his favourite dish, and discovers a few other things about the state as well.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ I had no plans for a holiday in Goa. My original travel plans revolved around going to Mahableshwar, the hill station which is a six-hour drive from Mumbai and is known for its cool climes, especially in summer. However, in the second week of March, when I went to eat my favourite dish -- beef steak -- at a Mumbai restaurant I ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

[WITH VID] Hope For Malaysian Football Comes At Perfect Timing As Under-13 Team Beat Bayern Munich

:00 Written by Ashraf Wahab View Comments MUNICH, Germany Despite more sense of gloom for Malaysian football as our national under-23 team suffered another loss in the 2015 SEA Games, there was actually a sliver of silver lining that ...
 Malaysian Digest4 weeks ago

PIX: Arshad Warsi, Amit Sadh, Aditi Rao Hydari visit Rediff

Say hello to the Guddu Rangeela team! Arshad Warsi and his Guddu Rangeela costars -- Amit Sadh and Aditi Rao Hydari -- had us in splits when they visited the Rediff offices to promote their new film, releasing today. A look at the fun visit: Arshad Warsi, Aditi Rao Hydari and Amit Sadh obviously get along so beautifully, we can't wait to see their offscreen chemistry translate onscreen. In the live Rediff Zarabol chat with readers, Arshad posted: 'Hi Aditi I think you are looking really ...
 Rediff.com19 hours ago

A trip to buy food for breaking fast turns into tragedy

ROMPIN: A family's trip home after buying food to break-fast turned tragic when three people were killed while three others suffered serious injuries after their Perodua Viva crashed into a lorry at Jalan Shah Bandar, near Keratong 3, Muadzam Shah ...
 New Straits Times1 week ago

For Ram Madhav and RSS-BJP, Muslims will always be 'Yavana snakes'

BJP leader Ram Madhav’s rant about Vice President Hamid Ansari’s absence at the International Yoga Day celebrations goes deeper, says Syed Firdaus Ashraf, deep into their brain. Image: International Yoga Day being celebrated in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, on June 21, 2015. Photograph: S Irfan/PTI Photo. Question: Why did Ram Madhav, BJP general secretary, react the way he did on Twitter when he did not see Vice President Hamid Ansari on Rajpath at the International Yoga Day ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

'Charles Correa was inspirational and visionary'

Architect Balkrishna Vithaldas Doshi recalls his friend of over six decades. Architects Balkrishna V Doshi and Charles Correa Balkrishna Vithaldas Doshi is one of India’s internationally-renowned architects. A fellow of the Indian Institute of Architects and of the Royal Institute of British Architects, Doshi worked with Le Corbusier for four years, soon after India’s independence, and has since then charted his own course, focusing and stressing on regional influences on ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Yoga, Akbar the Great and no jobs

Job creation was mentioned 13 times in the BJP's 2014 election manifesto, yoga only twice. Has yoga taken precedence over jobs for the Modi Sarkar, asks Syed Firdaus Ashraf. Image: Ramdev does yoga with Mufti Shamoon Qasmi at an International Day of Yoga rehearsal camp at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi, June 14. Photograph: Manvender Vashist/PTI Photo My 11-year-old daughter has done yoga for the past year or so. As she does her asanas, I never thought of asking her what she was ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Modi and his 'Sarkari Mussalmaans'

The least the leaders who met Modi could have done was to highlight the plight of Muslim riot victims, but they chose to ignore it, so privileged they must have felt to be in the prime minister's presence, says Syed Firdaus Ashraf.
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
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