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Mr PM, give us the freedom to achieve economic success

After many false starts, India may well be at the inflexion point that Deng Xiaoping took China to post-1978. The window of opportunity is wide open right now, says Rajeev Srinivasan. IMAGE: Prime......

Delhi HC sets aside government decision to cap condom prices

In a relief to pharma majors, the Delhi high court on Friday held as "illegal and unsustainable" the Centre's decision to put a ceiling on the price of condoms, including the luxury variety. A......

Why Modi retains his personal support

'Modi is given a longer leash by his fans than any other leader of our time.' 'Will he be able to continue putting himself above the fray if other scandals continue to emerge in his term? No, the......

Arsenic danger: Bengal villages may have solution at last

A health catastrophe more devastating than the Bhopal gas tragedy and the Chernobyl nuclear tragedy has unfolded in West Bengal, warns a new scientific report.But a simple project to provide......

In Delhi, it's a battle of the poor versus the middle class

In Delhi, the poor are pitted against the middle class, with the former led by Arvind Kejriwal and the latter by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, says Sheela Bhatt/Rediff.com Image: AAP convener......

India can lift 580 mln people above empowerment line: McKinsey

India can bring 580 million people above the 'empowerment line,' a measure of income deprivation, by 2022 if it implements inclusive reforms, according to McKinsey Global Institute (MGI).The......

Over 23 million lifted out of poverty in China last year

Over 23 million people were brought above the poverty line in China last year as about 100 million people from rural areas moved to cities for work.The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said......

India begins to count its poor

A nationwide socio-economic and caste census to identify people living below poverty line (BPL) was on Wednesday flagged off from Shankhola, a remote tribal hamlet in Tripura West district. Rural......

Centre pulled up for limiting BPL people per state

The Supreme Courton Tuesdaypulled up the Centre for limiting the number of below poverty line (PDS) people in a state to 36 per cent of its population as per the Planning Commission's......

Food security? APL families can be considered

The Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council Chairman C Rangarajan said on Tuesday that people above the poverty line can also be considered for the United Progressive Alliance's pet food......

'Ashamed to see film fraternity celebrating gender bias'

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, whose film Rang De Basanti (2006) helped change the way we look at socio-political injustice, vents his angst this Republic Day.Both society and films are part of the......
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Goa's Latin Quarter

Discover Goa's old charms while on a walk around Panjim's oldest neighbourhood, Fontainhas. Saibal Das Church-goers return from Sunday mass in... ...

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Why being an expat in India is no fun

Work-life balance? What's that? That's a line many professionals in India like to throw wearily at their colleagues whenever the subject of... ...

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Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar calls Odisha CM Patnaik to complain, MP says no war of words

As reported by The Indian Express on Monday, MP Balabhadra Majhi had written in a letter to the PM that when he met Prasad on July 22 to complain... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/telecom-minister-ravi-shankar-prasad-calls-odisha-cm-naveen-patnaik-to-complain-mp-says-no-war-of-words/
Govt's bungle on food grains eats into exchequer

The delay in taking decisions and the lack of long-term planning in implementing the Anna Bhagya scheme, meant for supplying free food grains to... ...

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Thought For Food

THE National Food Security Act (NFSA), 2013, is not in very good health. Two years after it came into force, just a few states are implementing it.... ...

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