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Ladakh crisis: Why doesn't Modi speak to Xi?

Ladakh crisis: Why doesn't Modi speak to Xi?

'It is astonishing that such a serious issue be handled in so casual and cavalier a fashion, but this has become what is expected of this government,' observes Aakar Patel. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi meets Chinese President Xi Jinping at the BRICS leaders's informal gathering on the sidelines of the G20 meet in Hamburg, July 7, 2017. Photograph: @MEAIndia/Twitter   India does not have a national security policy. To the extent that it can be understood from the BJP's ..., 1 week ago

Double whammy for BJP in Tamil Nadu?

For a party that has adopted the successful social re-engineering model from Gujarat, Rajasthan and across the rest of the ‘Hindi belt’ over the past decades, Tamil Nadu continues to remain a tricky customer, says N Sathiya Moorthy. IMAGE: (From right) The BJP’s Tamil Nadu president L Ganesan with newly admitted party member K Annamalai, IPS, with national president JP Nadda and general secretary Muralidhar Rao at the party headquarters in New Delhi on August 25, 2020.
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Will Saif be a convincing Ravan? VOTE!

IMAGE: Saif Ali Khan in Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior. With Prabhas all set to play Lord Ram in Om Raut's Adipurush, the stage is set for Ravan. Saif Ali Khan, who showed us how wicked he could be in the Om Raut-directed, Ajay Devgn blockbuster, Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior, has been cast as Ravan. 'I'm thrilled to be working with Omi dada again!' Saif exclaimed. 'He has a grand vision and the technical knowledge to really pull it off. He has taken me beyond the cutting edge of our cinema in the ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Russia seeks Indian help in manufacturing COVID-19 vaccine

The Russian government has reached out to India seeking a collaboration for manufacturing its COVID-19 vaccine 'Sputnik V' and conducting its phase 3 clinical trial in New Delhi, sources said.   According to government sources, the matter was discussed by the national expert group on vaccine administration for COVID-19 in its last meeting held on August 22. Sputnik V has been developed by the Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology along with Russian Direct Investment ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago No Compromise On Trials Of Vaccine Candidates: Principal Science Advisor  NDTV2 months ago No compromise on rigorous evaluation for vaccine candidates: Scientific Advisor VijayRaghavan  Economic Times2 months ago

Is Modi ready for Trump's exit?

'If Trump is out, Modi is going to find himself in a hotspot, having to reset his relations with the new US President with whom he will have to co-exist for well-nigh his full term' says B S Raghavan, the distinguished civil servant. IMAGE: United States President Donald J Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi in New Delhi. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters   Americans and Bengalis share one common trait: They are both, by temperament, against anyone in authority. Americans are ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Lootcase: Realisation of the secret middle-class dream

'It's also a movie-crazed kid's idea of a great time,' discovers Sreehari Nair. IMAGE: Kunal Kemmu and Rasika Dugal in Lootcase In this season of heart-warmers and socially-conscious fares, Rajesh Krishnan's Lootcase manages to be that rare thing: A motion picture of no great significance, made by someone with a bubbling sort of film sense. One scene in the movie has Kunal Kemmu's Nandan Kumar, in a dingy room, doing a mock tango with a cash-filled suitcase he has chanced upon, and as he ends ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Economic Times

Civil Aviation Minister announces interim relief for victims of Air India Express flight crash

ddressing the media after visiting the accident site along with his ministerial colleague V Muraleedharan and MPs P K Kunhalikutty and M K Raghavan, the Minister also announced Rs 2 lakh each for those who have suffered serious injuries and Rs 50,000 for ...
 Economic Times1 month ago Probe into Air India Express flight crash on: Min  Economic Times1 month ago
Economic Times

Immunity boosting chapatis, tea, among eight products developed by startups to combat Covid-19

scientific advisor said BBC’s partnership with IIMB should help the startups with scaling up their products, market analysis and access to capital. BENGALURU: An immunity booster chapati, a telemetry-based device for contactless monitoring of covid-19 ...
 Economic Times1 month ago

Modi's bhoomi puja speech: A masterpiece!

'His speech will stand out for a long time in the memory of those who listened to it for touching the pinnacle of excellence and brilliance in both style and content,' declares B S Raghavan, the distinguished civil servant. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi delivers a speech after performing the bhoomi puja for the Ram temple in Ayodhya, August 5, 2020. Photograph: PTI Photo   The great and incomparable Hindi poet Tulsidas, who wrote the epic Ramayan in Hindi in the name of ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Has Xi Jinping gone bonkers?

'It doesn't look as if any sensible, worldly wise, person is in charge in China.' 'If at all anybody is in charge, it can only be a bunch of bumpkins of whom Xi has become a puppet,' observes B S Raghavan, the veteran civil servant. IMAGE: A Chinese lady looks at a portrait of China's leader for life, Xi Jinping. Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters   Who is in charge in China? The textbook answer is Xi Jinping. He has shored up all powers and positions of authority so that he is the supreme ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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