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Hidma Madvi, the Maoist behind the CRPF attacks
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Hidma Madvi, the Maoist behind the CRPF attacks

Rediff.com's Prasanna D Zore and Uttam Ghosh spoke with CRPF officers who are hot on the chase to arrest the Maoist who has emerged as a major threat to the security forces in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district. Part 1 in the series: Why did 25 CRPF jawans die in Sukma? Part 2 in the series: The CRPF is not fighting just the Maoists in Bastar "I can't share his recent photographs with you," says a CRPF officer grimly, as we discuss Hidma Madvi. "He will find out the person who leaked his ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Why did 25 CRPF jawans die in Sukma? Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
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Uttam's Take: A 'Caged Parrot'

Is the 'caged parrot' at work again, asks Uttam Ghosh. Almost four years to the day before the Centreal Bureau of Investigation raided former Union finance minister P Chidambaram's Chennai home on May 15, Supreme Court Justice R M Lodha -- known these days for his efforts to clean up Indian cricket -- dubbed the CBI a 'caged parrot.' Justice Lodha's comment indicted the then United Progressive Alliance government for using the nation's premier investigation agency to, in the words of the ...
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'We expect some hiccups with Trump'

'There will be some issues of contention, especially on H1B visa and on trade policy.'Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Dr Vijay Chauthaiwale, chief of the Overseas Friends of Bharatiya Janata Party, tells Archis Mohan there might be hiccups in India-US relations during the Donald Trump administration, but by and large ties would be positive. The recent electoral victories have made Prime Minister Narendra Modi's position in domestic politics so much more unassailable. How could this impact ...
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Save money buying policies etc online

Sanjay Kumar Singh tells you what to watch out for when buying insurance and investing in MFs online.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Sample this: Life Insurance Corporation of India's e-Term policy's annual premium is Rs 23,861. The same policy, called Jeevan Amulya, bought offline will cost Rs 38,640 a year. Clearly, there is a huge benefit if policies are bought online. But online sales account for only a small proportion of the total policies sold by insurance companies. In case of ...
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10 PSU stocks worth buying

Known for stable returns, near debt-free status and dividend track record, these 10 PSU stocks are worth buying now, says Hamsini Karthik.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com At a time when stock picking becomes increasingly challenging given the elevated valuations, stocks of State-owned entities offer a fall-back option for investors, thanks to reasonable prices versus their private peers. While Power Grid and NTPC remain favourite public sector undertakings (PSUs), the Oil and Natural Gas ...
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Modi's 'blackmoney window' plan a complete flop

Rs 6,000-cr disclosure just four days before scheme ends With the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY), also known as the Income Declaration Scheme (IDS)-II, coming to an end on March 31, disclosures under the scheme had not even crossed Rs 6,000 crore, said sources in the income tax (I-T) department. While an official target has not been announced, the government is believed to have asked the tax department to collect at least double of the previous scheme, the Income Declaration ...
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Holy cows, global and local

'Many scholars have suggested that the importance of the cow and her association with the pantheon grew with the growing influence of the cult of Krishna,' says Arundhuti Dasgupta.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Going by the violence that has erupted over the cow, it would seem as if we are the only people who consider her sacred. Far from it. Cows have sat on a holy pedestal across ancient civilisations. Be it the Greek, Nordic or Egyptian, the cow has been goddess, protector, mother and ...
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Welcome to the New Normal

'It's amazing that a country that claims to be the world's largest democracy is getting into the business of micro-regulating personal and professional lives in this fashion,' says Devangshu Datta.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com There's an old joke about a madman obsessively banging his head against a wall. When a bystander asks why, the madman responds, 'It'll feel so good when I stop doing it.' Demonetisation was like that. Months of pain and privation gradually eased, as cash came back ...
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When a dreaded snake came a-visiting

'As it coiled around the stick and the gardener started to walk out, our house help kept reminding him about the fact that Russell's Vipers jump and can jump towards you,' reports Keya Sarkar.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com   It is an annual ritual. Before the onset of summer, we buy bleaching powder and carbolic acid. The bleaching powder is sprinkled in front of every entrance (we have only seven) to the house from the garden and cotton dipped in carbolic acid is hidden in corners ...
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Just what the doctor ordered

'Indian doctors have also been wary of patients learning about drugs and brand names.''Probably harking back to the Brahmanical tradition of preserving information and knowledge from getting polluted by the lower classes,' says Ambi Parameswaran.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com It is now 20 years since the US Food and Drug Administration allowed direct-to-consumer advertising of prescription medication. This sector, known as DTC, has been the fastest growing sector in mass media ...
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