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Adil Rustomjee

Aug 29, 2014

Dear Irani, say you are self-taught and move on

This is not a country that produces self taught leaders or intellectuals with the mental toughness and self confidence to say they are self educated. #Credentials #Education #InMyOpinion #Ministry of Human Resource Development #Smriti Irani #Yale University
Mihir Fadnavis

Aug 29, 2014

Raja Natwarlal review: Don't get conned into watching this Emraan Hashmi film

Why Raja Natwarlal isn’t named Jannat 3 will remain a mystery. Like Jannat 1 and its sequel, it is directed by Kunal Deshmukh, stars Emraan Hashmi as a street smart con man, involves a cricket based heist, a love interest who foils the plan and three hundred improbable contrivances to make the hero win the heist. #Bollywood #Emraan Hashmi #Emraan Hashmi Raja Natwarlal #Movie review #Paresh Rawal #Raja Natwarlal #Raja Natwarlal review
Suprateek Chatterjee

Aug 28, 2014

Crossing Bridges review: It's Swades set in a village in Arunachal Pradesh

Directed by Sange Dorjee Thongdok, Crossing Bridges is about Tashi rediscovering his home and the way of life that he has kept at an arm's length. #Arunachal Pradesh #Crossing Bridges #MovieReview #Sange Dorjee Thongdok #Shertukpen
Suprateek Chatterjee

Aug 22, 2014

Mardaani review: Rani mistakes tough cop for Kuch Kuch Hota Hai college girl

There are several moments in this film where she, as tough-as-nails cop Shivani Shivaji Roy, sounds exactly like KKHH's Tina Malhotra. #Artur Zurawski #Mardaani Review #Pardeep Sarkar #Rani Mukerji #Sunidhi Chauhan #Tahir Raj Bhasin #Yashraj Films

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Arjun Parthasarathy
Arjun Parthasarathy has spent 20 years in the financial markets, having worked with Indian and multinational organisations. His last job was as head of fixed income at a mutual fund. An MBA from the University of Hull, he has managed portfolios independently and is currently the editor of www.investorsareidiots.com . The website is for investors who want to invest in the right financial products at the right time.
Mahesh Vijapurkar
Mahesh Vijapurkar likes to take a worm’s eye-view of issues – that is, from the common man’s perspective. He was a journalist with The Indian Express and then The Hindu and now potters around with human development and urban issues.

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Firstpost Community

Jun 29, 2014

Hindi has put Indian culture on the world map

The primary aim of any language is to communicate. We can never imagine our lives without languages, can we? This is because we cannot live without communication. And this is precisely why languages have always played a dominant role in shaping our histories and have influenced the way we think and perceive things. #Hindi #Modi #Narendra Modi government
Firstpost Community

Jun 20, 2014

'Modi is reducing class divide by prioritising Hindi on social media.'

Don't misunderstand Modi's stress on Hindi. He is ensuring that people who speak their mother tongue are not inferior compared to the elite English class. #british #comment #Firstpost Community #Hindi #language #Narendra Modi #PM Modi #social media
Firstpost Community

Jun 16, 2014

'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

The government should either ban foreign funding of all NGOs altogether or allow this funding only when routed through a specially created autonomous Board. #Blogs #Civil society #comment #Greenpeace #IB #IB Report #India #InMyOpinion #Intelligence Bureau #leaked report #NGO funds #NGOs
Firstpost Community

Jun 16, 2014

'Govt scrutinising NGOs defeats its very purpose'

NGOs are people organised together to take a stand and propagate their views. One may agree or disagree with their views but that is part of the overall discourse, writes ank123 in reply to an article on Firstpost. #Firstpost Community #India #Intelligence Bureau #NGOs

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