Annie Besant

Type: Person
Name: Annie Besant
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

IS Rampage in Iraq: 100 Years Ago, an Islamic State Movement Failed in India

A member loyal to the ISIS waves the flag in Raqqa ReutersAround a 100 years ago, India had also witnessed an Islamic uprising which went on to declare a Caliphate but in the end, after much bloodshed, the cause was lost.Though the Islamic movement in ... [Published International Business Times India - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Start your weekend early with blue tunes and Sangria in Mumbai

FOODHealth kick: Watching your weight? Try the guilt-free, three-course meal that includes a soup, salad and a low calorie main course. Price: Rs 750. Two One Two Bar & Grill, ground floor, Lotus Cinema Building 12/A Hornby Vellard Estate, Dr Annie Besant ... [Published Economic Times - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Slew of rules to avoid traffic woes

The Mumbai police have unveiled a slew of plans and traffic arrangements in the city, days before the Ganpati festival. In order to facilitate smooth flow of traffic across the city and to maintain law and order, the traffic police have set up five dedicated ... [Published DNA India - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

The house of lords

There's a little known story about Sir C P Ramaswami Aiyar, corroborated by a piece of furniture. It stands plain and tall, so tall in fact that it keeps the writer on his feet and denies him the luxury of a chair. "So he wouldn't nap," explains Nanditha ... [Published Times of India - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Head to the best eating joints and events in Mumbai today

FOODBar bites: With attention grabbing presentations and unique names, dishes such as The Great Indian Nutcase, Chicken Gangnam Style, Thai-Pan Chicken, Mahim Junction Kheema Pav and Barcelona Garlic Prawns are a must-have at this joint. The Treesome ... [Published Economic Times - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

3 women for cheating bank of Rs 1.25cr, arrested

CHENNAI: Sleuths of the Central Crime Branch (CCB) police on Tuesday arrested three women who floated a fake self help group and connived with the manager of a nationalised bank in Pallavaram to swindle 1.25 crore.Police said J Vijaya, 32, of Thiruverkadu, ... [Published Times of India - Aug 19 2014]
Entities: Fake, Police, Annie Besant
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Embodiment of intellectual, political ferment

Hindu College of Delhi University (DU) is recognised as one of the premier academic institutions in the country.It stands tall in public esteem and also in the memories of its alumni, many of whom are now prominent figures in government, business and ... [Published Deccan Herald - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Capturing village life in an ‘intimate’ way

Don't let the title of this show fool you into thinking that the art works will be anything as such.Karjat-based artist Rajendra Dagade's latest show titled An Intimate Talk, is a collection of paintings in oil and dry pastel on canvas and paper. Starting ... [Published Times of India - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Tracing the ‘lesser-known’ marks of freedom in city

Vasudev Balwant Phadke Smarak, near Sangam Bridge. (Source: Express photo by Pavam Khengre)While many Puneites are well-versed with the history of  famous city-based structures such as Yerawada Jail, Aga Khan Palace and Kesari Wada, not many are aware ... [Published Indian Express - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Bharat Ratna recipients too should be selected by a panel of peers

The South Indians have their heroes, the Bengalis have theirs and the Hindi heartland has very many of its own. Throw in former leaders and other people of eminence and you have a large number of contenders for the country’s top honour, the Bharat Ratna. ... [Published Hindustan Times - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Congress is insulting Netaji, Bhagat: BJP

iya Janata Party (BJP) has alleged that insulting great personalities has become Congress’ pastime. BJP legislator and State spokesman Rameshwar Sharma in a statement here on Monday said, “Instead of honouring the revolutionaries who laid down their lives ... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 2 reports

And the clamour for Bharat Ratna grows…

12:19 am CALL to honour Dhyan Chand and Bhagat SinghNew Delhi : Amid speculation that Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose may be named for Bharat Ratna, the Congress on Sunday demanded that Dhyan Chand, Bhagat Singh and BSP founder Kanshi ... [Published The Freepress Journal - Aug 11 2014]

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"they murdered and plundered abundantly, and killed or drove away all hindus who would not apostatize. somewhere about a lakh of people were driven from their homes with nothing but the clothes they had on, stripped of everything" British activist Annie Besant had reported

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IS Rampage in Iraq: 100 Years Ago, an Islamic S... [Published International Business Times India - Aug 29 2014]
Gandhi would have been amused at being played b... [Published Quartz - Aug 29 2014]
Servant of India, despite Raj [Published The Freepress Journal - Aug 28 2014]
Start your weekend early with blue tunes and Sa... [Published Economic Times - Aug 28 2014]
Slew of rules to avoid traffic woes [Published DNA India - Aug 27 2014]
What Does Madras Bleed For? [Published Outlook India - Aug 23 2014]
The house of lords [Published Times of India - Aug 22 2014]
Indian National Flag: History, Meaning, and Oth... [Published Buzzle.com - Aug 21 2014]
Head to the best eating joints and events in Mu... [Published Economic Times - Aug 21 2014]
3 women for cheating bank of Rs 1.25cr, arrested [Published Times of India - Aug 19 2014]
Embodiment of intellectual, political ferment [Published Deccan Herald - Aug 19 2014]
Capturing village life in an ‘intimate’ way [Published Times of India - Aug 19 2014]
Tracing the ‘lesser-known’ marks of freedom in ... [Published Indian Express - Aug 14 2014]
Relevance of Tegart [Published The Statesman - Aug 12 2014]
Bharat Ratna recipients too should be selected ... [Published Hindustan Times - Aug 12 2014]
Congress is insulting Netaji, Bhagat: BJP [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Aug 11 2014]
Bharat Ratna absurdities [Published Business Standard India - Aug 11 2014]
Bharat Ratna for Vajpayee, Netaji: Top civilian... [Published Oneindia - Aug 11 2014]
Controversy over Bharat Ratna shortlist - 1 [Published TimesNow.tv - Aug 11 2014]
The Bharat Ratna and a few good men [Published Livemint.com - Aug 11 2014]
And the clamour for Bharat Ratna grows… [Published The Freepress Journal - Aug 11 2014]
RAISINA TATTLE: Modi's meetings go viral [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 11 2014]
Buzz over Bharat Ratna [Published The Statesman - Aug 10 2014]
Clamour for Bharat Ratna Award starts [Published Deccan Chronicle - Aug 10 2014]
Bhagat Singh's kin question sidelining of freed... [Published TimesNow.tv - Aug 10 2014]
Clamour for Bharat Ratna for Dhyan Chand, Kansh... [Published Business Standard India - Aug 10 2014]
Congress Leaders Demand Bharat Ratna for Kanshi... [Published New Indian Express - Aug 10 2014]
The Spiritual and Social Impacts of Prophet Muh... [Published Daily Outlook - Aug 09 2014]
Andrew Copson: Humanists Can Be Proud of Britain [Published Huffington Post UK - Aug 08 2014]
Mangalore - My Home City: Down Memory Lane... [Published Mangalorean - Jul 31 2014]
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Freedom and bondage: Lankans, then and now [Published groundviews - Apr 01 2014]
Introduction There is a need to question the adequacy and suitability of current conceptions of both ‘human rights’ and ‘secularism’ to meet the challenges of unbridled majoritarianism, which seems perfectly at home within the institutions and ...
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