- In 2012, his pace has become faster, and his words more sulphuric. He was the messenger as well as the message.
Women and youth rallied behind their icon as Narendra Modi outpaced his rivals through a hi-tech campaign and fiery speeches.In 2012, his pace has become faster, and his words more sulphuric. He was the messenger as well as the message.An impressive victory under his belt, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Senior Editor Uday Mahurkar on the verdict and the changes it could trigger in Indian politics.
CBI's history of long-drawn investigations that often failed to nail the accused is damning evidence of its misuseWhat is new on Web?Audit reveals that the price of country liquor was raised arbitrarily, ignoring lower bids by suppliers.Jurists and legal experts say that speedy trial and conviction in rape cases is a mustAs a young woman fights for survival, a shamed nation looks for answers. Can the brutality of rape go unpunished?Congress trounces bjp in the polls but the real battle for leadership begins nowThe Government has made a habit of using CBI as a convenient tool to keep potential rivals on tenterhooksCBI's history of long-drawn investigations that often failed to nail the accused is damning evidence of its misuseCongress trounces BJP in the polls but the real battle for leadership begins now.
Previously a model with Elite, she will be paired opposite television actor Sushant Singh Rajput and Parineeti Chopra.In a film about zombies, Origin of the Zombie, with Kirti Kulhari who shared a lip lock with Kalki Koechlin in Shaitan.Telugu film Life Is Beautiful brought her back earlier this year and now she will be seen in a cameo in Hindi film Listen Amaya alongside Deepti Naval.There is also Golu Gappu with Vir Das and Kunal Roy Kapoor, Black Sheep with Zayed Khan and a three-film deal with Viacom 18. Now that's a windfall.The Central Board of Secondary Education has added a chapter on the life of Rajinikanth in the Learning to Communicate book for Class VI students. It is titled 'From Bus Conductor to Film Star'.
A political wedding doesn't offer the comfort zone of a morning stroll in Lodhi Gardens.During her Delhi visit on December 17, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee hosted a dinner for industrialists at Banga Bhawan. The advertisements appeared for two days and were withdrawn. Finally a curious, and not too polite, MP asked him when he managed to wash the sweater. Girl gangraped in moving bus in DelhiRajya Sabha MP and film star Rekha made a rare appearance in Parliament during the vote on FDI on retail on December 7.The candidate should have no links with any business house. Other members include Sonia Gandhi's political secretary Ahmed Patel, Cabinet minister Jairam Ramesh, general secretaries Digvijaya, Janardan Dwivedi and Madhusudan Mistry. A journalist asked the Prime Minister's Communications Adviser Pankaj Pachauri about Manmohan Singh's latest bedside read.Kamal Nath, Union parliamentary affairs minister, was asked at what time he woke up each morning.A TV reporter who persisted in asking Badal about the involvement of his partymen was dispensed with equal flourish: "Two journalists of a TV channel are charged with extortion.Does that make all journalists extortionists?"For once, the verbose Hussain was left speechless. "Aap ne kaise pehchaana (How did you recognise them)?" he asked.
The social networking platform is one where anyone in a democracy can voice his or her feelings and call a spade a spade. Muzzling the Internet does not behove a democracy.K. Chidanand Kumar, Bangalore In her expressive manner the governor talked of the cyclone victims, devastated villages, feeding camps and medical aid.
Cyrus Mistry as Tata Sons chairman. Mistry, 44, will take over on December 28, when current chairman Ratan Tata retires.Disconnect is a far more serious problem for politicians than even corruption-corrupt politicians still win elections, disconnected ones never do. It is a problem that disproportionately afflicts the two national parties, Congress and BJP, both in their personnel and messages.
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Our lead story in the cover package, written by Managing Editor S. Prasannarajan, is a thorough analysis of what it will take for Modi to translate his success in Gujarat to success across India.
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What will be the next big thing in the decor space? Which colours will rule and how will our buildings be planned? Our experts list design trends that are likely to define the year 2013.Red, white and green; the festive season is incomplete without these hues. Celebrate the joie de vivre with off-kilter accessories that span this shade card.Armani Casa's latest collection, The Golden Age, offers an unprecedented fusion of minimal yet rich decorative elements.Leading icons of the design world are now worshipping at the altar of the water closet and the results are stunning.Nothing sells better than a customised piece of furniture. Designers from the world of fashion and decor show us how this works.The free-flowing force of creativity expresses itself in myriad forms, be it art, music, fashion or design. Eleven acres of greenery, your own private beach, and a home created by design legend Frank Lloyd Wright; sounds like a dream but this little piece of paradise is now up for grabs. There is an inter-relationship between people and buildings. Suhasini Ayer talks about the future of sustainable architecture.Kynkyny Art presents Tales of Infinity featuring the mixed media works of Sachin Jaltare.Dutch designer Kiki Van Eijk's playful creations belong to a fantasy world where everything is paradoxical.
But after two parrots died on set, she filed a complaint against the director with animal welfare charity Blue Cross. Adapted from Javed Siddiqui's play by the same name, it has Divya Dutta as Amrita, and Puri as Zulfikar reading emotional letters.While most of the parlours are open to all, she has one outlet exclusively for film celebrities. For her sake, we hope this one works out.After a tour of the three-month-long art festival by co-curator Bose Krishnamachari, he even pledged Rs 10 lakh in support of it. How generous.The song also features Tamil rapper Hip Hop Thamizha Aadhi.Critics thought Dabangg was an art film so they gave it four stars, says Salman.He has previously sung for Na Na, Rahman's track for Couples Retreat.
As all stakeholders seek solutions to Team India's woes, former India captain Sourav Ganguly has a seven-point prescription for the country's cricket establishment. Ganguly tells TVTN Sports Editor Vikrant Gupta what it will take for the national team to bounce back.Dump coach Fletcher and elevate Kohli or Gambhir, say former captainsThe list of what Team India needs to do to win again is long but possible. A new captain, better support staff, less glitz, more gumption.Team India needs more Virat Kohlis and Pragyan Ojhas at its fulcrum. The veterans need to leave.Team India requires policy and personnel changes, both within and outside. Full Coverage: Sachin quits ODIs
There is a demand for justice and the tortoise-like response of a deaf system has only exacerbated the growing anguish.
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