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Don't miss! 15 images from a rail journey
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Don't miss! 15 images from a rail journey

Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com and A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com boarded the Himsagar Express that runs between Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu and Jammu Tawi in Jammu and Kashmir. Scenes they witnessed: The Himsagar Express travels through 12 Indian states and takes four days to travel pretty much the length of the country. Though the condition of the train leaves much to be desired (Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda, kindly note), the scenes, the people and the sheer experience of travelling through the heart ... Rediff.com, 6 days ago
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How 157 Lankan asylum-seekers landed in Australia from India

A Ganesh Nadar reports on how a group of Sri Lankan refugees from India managed to sail all the way to Australia to seek asylum there. Australia has detained a boat with 157 asylum-seekers from Sri Lanka on a remote island. The boat was flying an Indian flag and had set off from an Indian port. Highly placed sources told rediff.com that this was one of three ships that were recently bought by Indian smugglers based on the east coast. They were initially used to smuggle gold and drugs, but have ...
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Local scuffle brings out country bombs in TN village protesting N-plant

A Ganesh Nadar / Rediff.com travelled to Idinthakarai, the epicentre of protests against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, where two factions of people chose to settle scores by hurling country bombs at each other. Idinthakarai has always been in the news for all the wrong reasons, ever since it became the epicentre of the protest against the Kudankulam nuclear plant barely 2 km away four years ago.   In November last year eight people had been killed here when home-made bombs exploded ...
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'The ISIS militants are not threatening us'

A Ganesh Nadar speaks to Lesima Jerose Monisha, one of the Indian nurses stranded in Iraq's Tikrit. Her mother in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, says, "The nurses are well-fed but they haven’t received a single rupee as salary in four months, hope India will make the Iraqi government pay them." The Indian embassy has been constantly in touch with us, they have told us to wait as we are safer inside the hospital. They are talking to all parties concerned and when they are assured of safe ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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Udayakumar files petition against Intelligence Bureau

S P Udayakumar, who has been accused of 'getting the prime minister's goat', is not one to take things lying down. A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com reports. S P Udayakumar, who has been battling the Koodangulam nuclear plant in Tamil Nadu for four years now, is in the midst of another controversy. In a secret report that found its way into the national media, the Intelligence Bureau alleged that Udayakumar is a threat to India's economic security. Udayakumar, who in the past has been accused of ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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Husain's lucky Ganeshas

Following the outrage over the removal of the Husain-painted Lord Ganesha canvas from the Marriott Hotel's 'Manifestations XI' exhibition, we were struck by the irony of the situation. After all, it is a well-known part of the Husain mystique ...
 Mid Day1 week ago

Spinners Help Vijay Clinch Crucial Lead

CHENNAI: K Mukunth scored 100 for Globe Trotters, but spinner Rahil Shah took five wickets to help Vijay CC take the first-innings lead and five points in an Elite Group match of the TNCA senior division league on Wednesday. Youngsters Mukunth and ...
 New Indian Express15 hours ago
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'I don't know if Sushma Swaraj knows anything about diplomacy'

'I don't know who is deciding Indian foreign policy today. I don't know who is deciding how India deals with Pakistan,' former Union minister Ram Jethmalani takes on the Modi government.. India's decision to cancel talks with Pakistan because their High Commissioner Abdul Basit spoke to the separatists is wrong. The Hurriyat and their support of Pakistan's position on Kashmir is well-known. If India doesn't like Pakistan speaking to the Hurriyat, they should be given a chance to make a graceful ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
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The Indian the government has forgotten

Even as the government moves heaven and earth to free the Indians trapped in Iraq and Libya, Father Alexis Prem Kumar, who was abducted in Afghanistan on June 2, appears to have been forgotten. A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com reports. On June 2, Jesuit priest Father Alexis Prem Kumar was abducted in the Herat province of Afghanistan. His father A S M Antony, who is numbed by pain, told Rediff.com, "We met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in Delhi on July 24, we could not meet Amma (Tamil Nadu ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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'In the national interest, English is a must'

'In UP/Bihar there is no industry. There are no other jobs, you either herd cows, teach or join the IAS. The brightest go to the IITs. The rest go to arts college and they become IAS officers and it is this crowd that is now agitating.' 'English is the business language of the world, we have to accept that. If I had done my IIT in Hindi, I would be stuck in the cow belt without work.' IIT graduate, entrepreneur and politician R K Misra on the row over English in the UPSC prelims. Born in a ...
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