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Over the weekend, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar told HuffPost India that he feels "confident" about steering India's course during the forthcoming COP-21 climate conference in Paris.
In an interview to Mumbai Mirror, Pahaj Nihalani tries to give the impression that he's misunderstood. But, he only shoots himself in the foot.
Karna Basu dwells on the joys of revisiting Satyajit Ray's iconic Apu trilogy.
Actor Dev Patel, who plays mathematician Srinivasan Ramanujam, says that Indian cinema must continually endeavour to experiment with new forms of cinematic expression.
Kelysey Heeringa describes life after she stopped shaving her legs.
Peter Mukerjea was apparently trying to disassociate himself from wife Indrani Mukerjea, after it turned out that he'd allegedly attempted to change the nominations of two high-value insurance policies in her name, to that of his two sons.
At condolence meet for VHP patron Ashok Singhal Sunday, the RSS pushed for construction of a Ram Temple in Ayodhya. RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said “serious attempts” should be made to accomplish Singhal’s dream as he recalled his last meeting with him earlier this month.
On the day elections were held for six municipal corporations, chief minister Anandiben Patel categorically rejected Patidars' demand for reservation under OBC category.
Days after raising a banner of revolt against PM Narendra Modi following BJP’s poor show in Bihar polls, party patriarch L K Advani Sunday said the government was on the right track to bring “achhe din” in the country.
Off The Front Page
Call it family values or a finger firmly on the remote control, Lalu Prasad won't let his minister sons venture far from his shadow. Tejashwi, 26, and Tej Pratap, 27, are entitled to bungalows as ministers but are staying put at the family's 10 Circular Road residence.
Modi, for a change, spoke entirely in English, in one of his 'rockstar' welcomes in Malaysia. Here's how he wooed that country.
45 years after his death, the legacy of CV Raman lives on in the scientific institutions--the Indian Institute of Science, Raman Research Institute--he nurtured in Bangalore.
If a woman foreigner in shorts or capri pants wants to visit the Kashi Vishwanath temple in Varanasi, she will have to change into a sari first.
Manu Joseph describes the republics of 'nobodies' and 'somebodies,' who constitute modern states. "The Indian nobodies see a very different world in plain sight. They, of course, see a bit of the glitter of the rich, the decadence of the young in long cars and the illuminated fine-dining behind glass windows, but then in India it is the rich who are in the islands, who are confused about their idea of home."
Ashok Gulati says that though Narendra Modi has a great talent for coining catchy metaphors, it's rarely backed up with suitable implementation plans. "I’m definitely concerned with “sabka vikas”, and it’s here that I feel the government’s strategy is getting increasingly skewed in favour of those who are already better-off."
Mihir Sharma says that PM Modi isn't coming to terms with the disconnect between reforming and transforming the economy and is unlikely to embark on structural reform. "The political obituaries were being written for Mr Modi's government after Bihar, but they were far too hasty. He still has awesome political capital. But it is certainly time to start writing the obituaries for structural reform. Worst of all, prepare to hear the government and its backers defend weak-kneed and confused "incrementalism" as real, big-bang reform."
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