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Uttam's Take: Hey! Indians need Privacy

Uttam's Take: Hey! Indians need Privacy

  The government first banned 857 porn Web sites, cancelled that order, then told the courts that it could not ban porn Web sites. In another matter, before the Supreme Court, the attorney general argued that privacy was not a fundamental right. Then the government, arguing against decriminalising defamation laws, cited the citizen's right to privacy as one of its reasons for its opposition. All this has led to a vociferous debate on the Indian Citizen's Right to Privacy. Uttam Ghosh ..., 1 month ago

Govt names private sector bosses to shake up 2 state banks

India has brought in private sector executives to run two of its largest state-owned banks, the first such appointments and part of a bold reform plan aimed at shaking up the country's dominant but bloated and often inefficient government lenders. The two were named after the government earlier this year announced steps to overhaul the banking sector, including the appointment of five new chief executives, with applications welcome from both public and private sector candidates. India had ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Uttam's take: The curious case of Ravindra Jadeja

Call it bad luck or sheer irony, Ravindra Jadeja was part of three Indian Premier League franchises that were mired in controversy. Uttam Ghosh/ looks on the lighter side of things... Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ With the Board of Control for Cricket in India accepting the Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha committee's verdict on the Indian Premier League betting and spot-fixing scandal, Ravindra Jadeja has earned a unique, though 'unwanted', distinction. All the three franchises ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Diary of a first-time dad: Inside the labour room

Rahul Bhattacharya recounts the anxiety of being in the labour room and the joy that follows. This year we had a Holi party. On the menu was chhole, which I cooked after Shruti pressure-cooked it with tea leaves; chicken in a cashew paste and kadhai paneer, both of which Shruti made; and kachoris, samosas and two types of gujia (kesari and coconut) from the outstanding chain Bikanervala. Our friends brought kulchas, further kachoris and ras malai. We were eleven in all. There was beer, ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Chhetri spearheads list in ISL Player Auction

Star striker Sunil Chhetri spearheads the list of players who are set to go under the auctioners hammer at the first "Player Auction" of the Indian Super League Football, which is scheduled here tomorrow. The 30-year-old four-time AIFF Player of the Year and ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

'My husband always favours his mother in an argument'

In an online chat with Get Ahead readers on October 1,'s Love Guru answered their relationship queries. For those who missed he chat, here's the unedited chat transcript. Bongkim singha: Hi LG,i have a girl friend...she loves me alot.,but when she gone for her higher studies,her ex-bf also there in the same university...their relation are fb relation for 2years,,,then that boy leaves her,,,and now that boy again propsed her,,,and she get confused,,,and now she only tell me that she ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago 'My wife wants to control me; how do I handle her?'  Rediff.com1 month ago 'My mother-in-law rules my family. Help!'  Rediff.com2 months ago

'Should I tell my fiance about my ex?'

"Everyone has a past, should it be waved about, brought up? "The need to, and how much to reveal, differ from couple to couple. "Often, what one expects from a relationship is not full disclosure, but the assurance that the other person is well and truly over the past and there is no chance of it coming back."'s Love Guru has answers to all your relationship problems. In an online chat every Thursday,'s Love Guru addresses relationship problems and attempts to offer ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Don't leap at that one-time loan settlement

Because a settled account will do more damage to your credit history than you can imagine. You may have taken a loan with a certain plan for repayment, but life may have thrown a spanner in the works, and you now find yourself unable to meet your repayment commitment. At a time like this, if your bank offers you a one time settlement (OTS), you would probably leap at it, but did you know that it can take a toll on your CIBIL score? State Bank of India, India's largest commercial bank, is ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago Your credit profile can help you get better loan rates  Rediff.com1 month ago

Silicon Valley, ready to enhance the link between Desi, Pravasi

'This has been an ongoing process,' says Ambassador B S Prakash, India's former consul general in San Francisco, 'but I believe a Modi visit to the West Coast can be a force-multiplier.' 'Go West, young man' is a popular phrase from American folklore going back in time, intended to convey that for the aspirational and the ambitious, opportunities are plentiful as one travels west towards the Golden state, California. At one time, it connoted vast spaces and empty land for agriculture, later it ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Bakri Eid and a militant vegetarian housing society

'The secretary asked if I would give in writing that I would not slaughter goats inside the building compound during Bakri Eid.' Syed Firdaus Ashraf highlights the travails of a non-vegetarian family in a predominantly vegetarian housing society in Mumbai. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/   I had never encountered the 'militant vegetarian' attitude of some Mumbai housing societies till 2010. It all changed that year when I decided to buy an apartment in a 'vegetarian' housing society.
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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