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DMK's Cauvery bandh evokes partial success in TN
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DMK's Cauvery bandh evokes partial success in TN

Thursday's Opposition-sponsored bandh did not bring Tamil Nadu to a standstill.A Ganesh Nadar reports. The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam-led Opposition bandh -- demanding an early establishment of the Cauvery Management Board to ensure water for farmers as per the Supreme Court orders -- met with partial success. The shutdown was marked by protest demonstrations and impromptu rallies. DMK Working President M K Stalin led a rally of Opposition parties with various party cadres participating in it. Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
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The hero who drove the burning truck

Sajid Khan drove a burning petrol tanker for 5 km, averting a major disaster.Rediff.com's A Ganesh Nadar reports. Sajid Khan, a 30-year-old truck driver, drove a burning fuel tanker for around five kilometres, averting a tragedy and saving many lives in Gotegaon town, Narsinghpur district, Madhya Pradesh, on Sunday, March 25, night. Without fearing for his life, the driver -- a resident of Seoni district in Madhya Pradesh -- drove the burning vehicle through residential areas in Gotegaon, a ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Racing car driver AND pilot: Meet India's fastest woman

Sneha Sharma is shattering speed and societal barriers.A Ganesh Nadar listens to her story. IMAGE: Sneha Sharma got her racing licence when she was 16. Photographs: Kind courtesy Sneha Sharma The coffee shop in Mumbai is crowded as usual, with the young and the old, the fashionable and the indifferent. Most are busy with their mobile phones. A few chat with friends. Though already seated when I walk in, Sneha Sharma seems to be in motion, shuffling her time between two mobile phones and ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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RARE PIX of Sridevi

'One day, I met her on a shoot, and as usual, she said she would give me time after the shoot.''After she finished her shoot, she changed, got into her car and left.''We were shocked, as she had never done that before.''Suddenly we saw the car stop at the studio gates.''She did not even wait for the car to reverse. She got out and ran to us.''"I am very sorry, I totally forgot I had told you to wait," she told us.' Chennai-based photographer and cinematographer A V Bhaskar has been on the job ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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When Cauvery lost out to Cricket

Cauvery matters to Chennai-ites, no doubt over it, but not at the cost of cricket, or its home team, or its favourite captain, reports A Ganesh Nadar after watching Tuesday night's zinger of a match between CSK and KKR. IMAGE: Protests were held outside Chennai's M A Chidambaram stadium on Tuesday, April 10, to demand the cancellation of the CSK versus KKR IPL game, over the Centre's failure to constitute the Cauvery Management Board. Photograph: PTI Photo 'Spectators are not allowed to carry ...
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37 years on, Netaji's soldier awaits his pension

A man who was ready to die for the country in his youth waits for his government to recognise his sacrifice and pay him his due in his old age.A Ganesh Nadar reports. IMAGE: "Netaji used to ask, 'Desh ke liye jaan doge?(Will you sacrifice your life for your country?)' And we used to shout, 'Denge! (We will!)," Veera Gandhi recalls. Photograph: A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com 'A freedom fighter's pension is not an act of charity, but a conferment of honour on such selfless fighters.' An irate Madras ...
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Kanchi shankaracharya: The Rediff Interview

In May 2016, Jayendra Saraswati, the shankaracharya of Kanchi, granted Rediff.com an exclusive interview.'We will never see such a government (Modi sarkar) in place again,' the pontiff, who passed into the ages on February 28, told Saisuresh Sivaswamy and A Ganesh Nadar. IMAGE: Jayendra Saraswati, the shankaracharya of Kanchi, who passed into the ages on February 28, 2018. Photograph: Saisuresh Sivaswamy/Rediff.com There is something unchanging about the Sankara Matam in Kanchipuram, 75 ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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'In a matlabi industry, Sridevi was a loving person'

'What I really liked about her is that she respected our profession. She gave artists their due.''She treated us like important people.'Make-up artist Ojas Rajani looks back at his encounters with Sridevi. Ojas Rajani, who worked as Aishwarya Rai's make-up artist, has worked with many actresses in Bollywood. Shocked to hear about Sridevi's untimely death, he relives some beautiful memories. As told to Rediff.com's A Ganesh Nadar.   I worked with her for so many shows. She was a total ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

India must reject once in 5 years polls

'Elections, my friends, are a boon for the Indian people.''That is the only time our high and mighty leaders are accessible to the masses.''So don't ruin that by agreeing to once-in-5-years elections,' argues A Ganesh Nadar.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com In a welfare State the government runs at a loss and the citizens are happy. Take the richest nation in the world. The United States of America has the largest debt in the world, but its citizens are happy. This was also the case in ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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Kanyakumari fishermen up in arms over port's location

The Centre has zeroed in on Kovalam village in Kanyakumari district for a new port, but fishermen's protests could derail this plan.A Ganesh Nadar reports. There seems to be no end to India's woes in locating a deep water port in Kanyakumari, the southern-most point of the country, to challenge Colombo's status as the premier harbour located on one of the major shipping routes of the world. In 2015 the central government zeroed in on Colachel, in Kanyakumari district, which has been a port ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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