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Saragarhi film receives applause in UK Parliament
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Saragarhi film receives applause in UK Parliament

[The United Kingdom], Nov.16 (ANI): On Tuesday (November 14), the British Parliament resounded to a thunderous round of applause in honour of 21 native Indian soldiers who fought to defend British India on the unruly North West frontier in 1897. Sify, 1 week ago

Par panel reports have persuasive value, not binding: SC told

The report of a parliamentary standing committee has "persuasive" value but it is neither binding, nor can it be used to prove disputed facts, some pharma companies told the Supreme Court today. The submission was made before a five-judge constitution bench ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Right to privacy is deeply linked to national security

Admittedly, EVMs too have a UID number and any convergence of data can make the secret ballot system a party of history, warns Dr Gopal Krishna in the 5th part of his series against Aadhaar.    Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com. In his 266-page order as part of the 9-Judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court, Justice Dr D Y Chandrachud records how this case came before the Bench. “A Bench of three judges of this court, while considering the constitutional ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago
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India's homoeopathic state of mind

A homoeopathic state of mind pervades our thinking in governance and infrastructure-building.Do it in small, harmless doses, but nothing bitter, sharp, or bloody, says Shekhar Gupta. Homoeopathy, a relatively modern therapy, was invented in Germany by Samuel Hahnemann in 1796. It's been hailed, questioned, researched, rejected and mocked as a pseudoscience in developed countries since. Only in India is it still a mainstream therapy. Every city, big or small, has its homoeopaths and usually a ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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The man who donated a Rs 8-cr garland to Lord Balaji

Raju's grandfather had commissioned a similar sahasra nama mala for Lord Balaji 50 years ago. Raju now wanted to offer a new garland, reports B Dasarath Reddy. Last month, newspapers carried pictures of Mantena Ramalinga Raju, a non-resident Indian, standing alongside Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu with a jumbo-sized garland of gold. The garland, sahasra nama mala, which means ‘thousand names’, weighed 28 kg and was worth Rs 8.36 crore. This was Raju’s ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

JD(U) seeks termination of Sharad's RS membership

The JD(U) has taken another step in its fight with Sharad Yadav by approaching Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu seeking termination of his Rajya Sabha membership on charges of anti-party activities. Senior JD(U) MPs R C P Singh and Sanjay Jha submitted a ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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Cabinet reshuffle: PM Modi prefers low profile, result-delivering ministers for his core team

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has affected a change governmental leadership by the cabinet reshuffle and portfolio reallocation. He had inherited a team in Delhi, which was mentored by former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and former deputy Prime Minister ...
 DNA2 months ago
DNA

Opposition thrashes govt post RBI data on demonetization, Rahul Gandhi asks, 'Will PM own up'

Opposition parties on Wednesday slammed the government over note ban terming the move as "disaster" and "anti-national" with former finance minister P Chidambaram using Reserve Bank data to lash out at the central bank saying "Shame on RBI" as 99 per cent ...
 DNA2 months ago Note ban: Opposition blasts PM, seeks apology  The Financial Chronicle2 months ago As 99% banned notes return, Opposition takes on PM  Rediff.com2 months ago
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99% of scrapped 500, 1,000 notes back in system: RBI

Central bank's annual report says only Rs 16,050 crore out of the Rs 15.44 lakh crore of the old high denomination notes have not returned. An astronomical Rs 15.28 lakh crore, or 99 per cent of the junked 500 and 1,000 rupee notes, have returned to the banking system, the Reserve Bank of India said on Wednesday, prompting the Opposition to question the efficacy of demonetisation in curbing black money. The Reserve Bank, which has so far shied away from disclosing the actual number of junked ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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AIADMK to take a call on Sasi in Sept

Amid the threat from 21 MLAs loyal to ousted TTV Dinakaran to pull down Edappadi K Palaniswami government, the ruling AIADMK faction in Tamil Nadu on Monday announced that it would convene its general council and executive committee on September 12 here in ...
 DNA2 months ago
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