Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are in no a mood to end the tug of war over Olympic silver medallist Pusarla Venkata Sindhu. Both states claim Sindhu as their own despite her mentor Pullela Gopichand avoiding a controversy by saying that 'she belongs to India'. The two states seemed to compete against the other in terms of prize money and organising a bigger reception for the badminton player. On Monday, when Sindhu and Gopichand landed at the Rajiv Gandhi International airport in Hyderabad, some ... Rediff.com, 3 days ago
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Thousands of Indians in traditional finery celebrated India’s 70th Independence Day at one of the largest parades outside the country with the iconic Empire State Building lighting up in Indian tricolour. IMAGE: An Indian-American woman waves the tricolour during Indipendence Day celebrations in New York. Photograph: Mohammed Jaffer/SnapsIndia The 36th India Day Parade by the Federation of Indian Associations -- New York, New Jersey, Connecticut ran through about 13 streets in Madison ...Rediff.com, 4 days ago
Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union president Kanhaiya Kumar, who has been leading a movement demanding justice for Dalit research scholar Rohit Vemula, said on Sunday that they may organise an all India convention on ‘Rohit Vemula Act’ in Delhi or Hyderabad. He also alleged that the Hyderabad Central University authorities curb democratic rights in the name of ‘surveillance’, and vowed that the agitation will continue until the government brings in a ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
'Young IFS officers today would take it for granted that they represent a major country with strengths and capabilities.''They will be aware that India is seen as one of the 10 significant countries in the world and therefore their voice will be heard whether on climate change or regime change,' says Ambassador B S Prakash. IMAGE: Foreign Secretary Dr S Jaishankar, then India's ambassador to the United States, near the stairs of the aircraft with his wife Kyoko Jaishankar and India's then ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
IMAGE: Hyderabad high court advocates protest against the suspension of judges on disciplinary grounds following an agitation against provisional allocation of judicial officers between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Photograph: Snapsindia Nine more lower court judges were on Tuesday suspended by the high court on disciplinary grounds as the agitation against provisional allocation of judges between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana intensified with 200 judicial officers in Telangana going on ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The Telangana government unfurled the country’s second largest tricolour in its capital Hyderabad on the occasion of the state’s second formation day. T S Sudhir, who was present at the occasion, reports IMAGE: Originally, the flag was supposed to flutter at 303 feet, but the the Airports Authority of India was not too thrilled about the idea. Photograph: SnapsIndia It was a moment of goose bumps, a lump in the throat and the heart skipping a beat. As the largest national flag at ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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