Extremism

  • Hero unveils five new two-wheelers in India 29-01-2014 03:29 PM

    Hero MotoCorp has done it again. The brand showcased nearly 15 new products in India last November and has now unveiled five more. Hero's 2-wheeler blitzkrieg was topped by the announcement of a diesel and nonetheless a turbocharged scooter concept. Hero RNT diesel scooter concept The RNT concept as it...
  • Jharkhand looks forward to Finance Commission largesse for its development 10-01-2014 06:41 PM

    Jharkhand has urged the 14th Finance Commission to assist the state in wiggling out fromits underdevelopment with adequate allocations, considering problems of unemployment and Left-wing extremism. The YV Reddy-headed Commission, which got a feedback on the state's problems from Chief Minister Hemant Soren, departmental heads and political leaders during its...
  • 'Roshni' launched in Naxal affected areas 07-06-2013 11:04 PM

    New Delhi: Even as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh called for an all-party meeting on the Naxal strategy, the Rural Development Ministry has launched a new programme in 24 districts that are badly affected by left-wing extremism. Named 'Roshni', the programme aims to provide training and employment to 50,000 youths in...
  • UK sets up new terror task force to tackle radical preachers 26-05-2013 07:22 PM

    London: Britain on Sunday announced to launch a new terrorism task force to crack down on radical preachers and extremism, days after a soldier was butchered and beheaded on a busy London street by two suspected Islamist extremists. Home Secretary Theresa May said the group will look at whether new...
  • Jairam Ramesh's Catechism on Maoism

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh spoke to a packed (and young) audience at Teen Murti Bhavan in New Delhi on the theme of Left-wing...

  • Extremism in Pak started during Soviet-Afghan war: Malik 17-12-2012 04:41 AM

    New Delhi: Saying that extremism in Pakistan has its roots in jihad during the war between the then Soviet Union and Afghanistan, Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Sunday said his country had brought down the frequency of suicide bombings. At an interaction organised by Observer Research Foundation in New...
  • Religious violence leading to extremism in India: Malik 15-12-2012 08:22 PM

    New Delhi: Facing criticism over the slow pace of 26/11 trial in Pakistan, Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Saturday said attempts were being made to "fast-track" the case and wanted India to give "hard" and "substantive" evidence for the arrest of mastermind Hafiz Saeed. Malik, who met Prime Minister Manmohan...
  • Write your review: 'Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close'

    Masand says 'Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close' is manipulated. What do you think? Write your own review and win prizes. ...
  • Satyajit links finance with popular culture 09-12-2011 11:02 AM

    This is more like a book of history and quotations. How much of it is first hand reporting? Satyajit Das: I started this book in 2005. During the past six years, the entire financial crisis played out. A chunk of the book is first hand reporting. I did not want...
  • Plot to kill Ayodhya judges busted: Chidambaram 15-09-2011 10:20 AM

    New Delhi: Home Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday made a startling claim that a SIMI plot to assassinate the three judges who had delivered the Ayodhya verdict was foiled. He said more than 50 terror modules have been neutralised since the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks and that a SIMI plot...
  • E Tonight: SRK teams up with Leonardo DiCaprio 03-03-2011 09:44 AM

    Filmmaker Martin Scorsese brings together Shah Rukh Khan and Leonardo DiCaprio in a Indo-American film Extreme City. ...
  • Face The Nation: Is right-wing terror a reality? 11-01-2011 07:30 AM

    Is the investigation into extremist Hindu terror network being politicised? ...
  • Left-wing extremism a cause of concern: Pranab 28-12-2010 02:34 PM

    New Delhi: Expressing concern over spread of Left-wing extremism in some backward areas of the country, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said it partly reflected the government's failure in meeting the expectations of people. The minister said it is easy to misguide people who have been "denied their legitimate...
  • Hong Kong hopes to break record with 3-D porn 16-08-2010 01:43 PM

    Hong Kong: On the leafy fringes of Hong Kong in a shabby film studio, a nude ponytailed actor stretched out on animal-skins with his lover as the cameras rolled in a set evoking a subterranean sex lair in ancient China. Turning away from a slightly blurred high definition TV screen...
  • Is Pak ready to confront Islamic extremism? 07-07-2010 08:42 AM

    Pakistan authorities have denied media reports that 23 militant organisations including the JuD have been banned. ...
  • Watch: Extreme drivers take on the frozen lake 04-02-2009 06:10 PM

    They don't get their winter thrills from skiing, boarding or even snowmobiling. ...
  • Coming soon: Sony’s Naya Roop Nayi Zindagi 13-05-2008 01:25 AM

    Mumbai Indians opener Richard Levi speaks about his IPL experience, batting with Sachin Tendulkar and scoring the fastest T20 ton for South Africa against New Zealand. ...
  • Groups linked to al-Qaeda hiring women 23-01-2008 03:49 PM

    Islamabad: The city where Osama bin Laden was killed will host a one-day cricket match between Afghanistan and Pakistan's second-string team. The Pakistan Cricket Board says the one-dayer will be played in Abbottabad on May 29. Afghanistan will be the first foreign cricket team to tour Pakistan since gunmen attacked...
  • Thus spake Benazir... 28-12-2007 09:21 AM

    New Delhi: Former India cricket captain Rahul Dravid feels paceman Ashish Nehra should be a part of the team in the ongoing World Cup if he is fit as he has got the experience of bowling at the death. "I would have definitely played Ashish Nehra if he was fit...