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How long will we turn a blind eye to the Maoists?

Association For Protection of Democratic Rights member and civil rights activist Sujato Bhadro has his hands full these days.Bhadro, along with other APDR members, are busy appealing to the state......

Should prostitution be legalised?

'When workers in other industries enjoy protection, why should sex workers not receive similar protection?' 'Sex work should be treated as work and brought under the work schedule of the labour......

Maheshtala rape case: An 'exaggeration' or a cover up?

“When she was brought home, we saw death in her eyes” “Since no assistance, financial or otherwise, has come from the state government, we are planning to appeal to the Centre to......

IAS officer who took on Robert Vadra to be shifted to Centre?

Speculation that whistleblower Indian Administrative Service officer Ashok Khemka may be shifted to the Centre by the Narendra Modi government on Tuesday prompted the Congress to remark that the......

The extraordinary man who set up India's extraordinary electoral system

As the 16th Indian parliamentary elections get underway, Vikas Lather profiles Sukumar Sen, India's first chief election commissioner India is merely a geographical expression… To leave......

Why AAP is not very popular with India Inc

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has to deal with 3 powerful enemies: the media, the political establishment, and business houses.  Dear Mr Kejriwal,Every once in a while the world witnesses a......

Obama names Indian American to senior trade post

Nearly six months after he nominated Dr Islam A 'Isi' Siddiqui to be the chief agricultural negotiator at the office of the US Trade Representative, US President Barack Obama -- fed up with what......

Siddiqui is Obama's chief agricultural negotiator

Islam A 'Isi' Siddiqui has been nominated by US President Barack Obama to be the Chief Agricultural Negotiator at the Office of the US Trade RepresentativeSiddiqui, in his new role, will now......

'India story rosy; the elephant is moving rapidly'

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has castigated protectionist voices emerging in developed countries at a time when India was opening up its economy and said demands of patent protection by the......

He may have an answer to energy problems

Jim Gordon has a vision. It moves him so much that he abandoned his chair about an hour ago and paces the corridors and rooms of his Boston offices. He stops at a map of Cape Cod and taps his......

Ravi Varman on his Tamil directorial film, Moscowin Kaveri

Noted cinematographer Ravi Varman's directorial debut Moscowin Kaveri (Tamil) was ready more than a year ago but got delayed because of some problems. Now, the good news is that the film......

Aparna, Konkona support Hangman

The controversy surrounding a film on capital punishment --withdrawn from a West Bengal government-run film complex allegedly for its anti-state content --was stoked afresh with eminent filmmaker......

Images: Spirit of Cricket in Mohali

There is never a dull moment in an India-Pakistan cricket clash and even before the start of their World Cup semi-final, the electrifying atmosphere came alive a bit more when the two countries'......

'Sad that Modi is an object of vilification'

'The suspension of Modi was necessary for a free and fair inquiry. It's not a punishment. If his reply convinces the board, the inquiry proceedings will be dropped if there are others guilty, we......

'Former players should head BCCI'

S.A.NarayanHiAfter going through the whole article, it just reconfirms my single minded underlying belief : REMOVE DALMIYA FROM EVERYTHING RELATED TO CRICKET... either by Govt. intervention or by......
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Rajya Sabha passes DSPE amendment bill, removes bottlenecks to appoint CBI chief

6.30 pm: Rajya Sabha today passed the DSPE (Amendment) Bill paving the way for the appointment of a new chief before the incumbent Ranjit Sinha... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/politics/parliament-live-rajya-sabha-passes-dspe-amendment-bill-removes-bottlenecks-to-appoint-cbi-chief-1820325.html
Ruling BJP and five other major political parties continue to insult RTI Act

By unanimously boycotting the CIC hearing, RTI experts say, political leaders across party lines do not want betterment and transparency for the... ...

http://moneylife.in/article/ruling-bjp-and-five-other-major-political-parties-continue-to-insult-rti-act/39615.html
8 nations sign energy pact, next summit in ...

5.04 pm: SAARC countries sign energy pact, next summit in Islamabad SAARC countries on Thursday signed an energy cooperation pact even as Nepal... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/world/saarc-live-8-nations-sign-energy-pact-next-summit-in-islamabad-1820921.html
It shouldn't look like govt is ...

4.52 pm: It shouldn't look like govt is obliging oppn, says Cong on DSPE bill Anand Sharma speaks on the Delhi Special Police Establishment bill.... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/politics/parliament-live-it-shouldnt-look-like-govt-is-obliging-oppn-says-cong-on-dspe-bill-1820325.html
SBI's nod to Adani's loan smacks of ...

2:25 pm: All railway bridges are safe: Govt All railway bridges in the country are safe and there should be no concern over them, government... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/politics/parliament-live-sbis-nod-to-adanis-loan-smacks-of-crony-capitalism-says-tmc-1820325.html

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