Hardik Patel, the face of Patel quota stir in Gujarat, has announced plans for a nation-wide agitation seeking reservation for nearly "27 crore people" of various communities including Gujjars and Kurmis.
World number one Novak Djokovic lost to rivals Roger Federer and Andy Murray in the finals of US Open warm-up events but the Serb insists those defeats have aided his preparations for the last grand slam of the season.
'I am happy with the kind of roles I am getting. I started off with characters roles in television. I believe in Lambha khelo Rahul Dravid bano!' Sharad Kelkar chats with Rediff.com contributor Rajul Hegde.
The turmoil on the Street and a continued fall of the rupee may affect growth stocks, pushing equity investors back to the relative safety of defensive counters, or forcing them to flee markets, or both.