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Assam: BJP out to saffronise volatile Bodo heartland

Twenty odd important political figures and civil society leaders from Assam’s conflicts-ridden Bodo heartland have joined Bharatiya Janata Party that has started its 'Mission Bodoland' with......

'Media is reflection of the entire society at large'

Following is the text of the Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh's address at the inauguration of the national media centre in New Delhi on Saturday. "It gives me immense pleasure to be here today on......

Former CEC, ex-Navy chief move SC on coal-gate

Members of the civil society including former chief election commissioner N Gopalaswami, ex-navy chief L Ramdas and former cabinet secretary T S R Subramanian on Thursday approached the Supreme......

In Srinagar, an angry protest with a difference

Srinagar, which is no stranger to angry protests, on Saturday witnessed a demonstration with a difference as civil society activists took to the streets to protest the growing menace of stray dogs......

Why India needs a leader like Narendra Modi

'Let us start the debate in 2012 in favour of a directly elected executive with a civil society-based Electoral College as a check for a directly elected strong leader in the mould of a Narendra......

Poverty figures: Does it make any difference to the poor?

Angus Deaton's Nobel Prize should spark off more research on the measurement and usefulness of poverty percentages, notes Nitin Desai. A recent report prepared for this year’s annual......

'I wish India Inc were more articulate'

The image is used for representational purpose only; Photograph: Reuters   'We are not in favour of FDI in multi-brand retail because that was part of our manifesto.' 'Like the Chinese do,......

How girls are duped into 'bonded labour' in India's textile mills

Brands such as Gap, Primark and C&A which source some of their garments from Tamil Nadu say they do regular audits to ensure their suppliers comply with their codes of conduct.   From her......

Ford Foundation funding dries up as Modi clamps down on NGOs

A leading global charity has frozen $4 million in funding to India, squeezing aid to the poor, after a clampdown by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on donors deemed to be meddling in domestic politics......

Not a single scandal, is this not Achche Din, asks Modi

'Our future focus will be on women, farmers, the urban poor and on employment.' Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday expressed confidence that reforms measures like the Goods and Services Tax......

Classic Revisited: Arjun, Sunny Deol's BEST action film

In our special series re-visiting great Hindi film classics, we look back at Sunny Deol and Dimple Kapadia starrer Arjun (1985). The angst and frustration of Arjun Malvankar resonated with an......
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