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'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......

Kapil Sibal defends government's Lokpal Bill

After civil society activists slammed the government's Lokpal Bill, the Centre on Friday said that people who are not satisfied with the Bill can approach the Standing Committee of Parliament and......

Infra sector sees investment revival post the Budget

The most effective way to start a revival of the investment cycle would be to get some of the many stalled infrastructure projects up and running. A lot of money - upwards of Rs 3 lakh crore (Rs 3......

Inflation firefight: Price stabilisation fund in offing

As part of its six-month action plan to arrest the surge in food prices, the Centre will set up a price-stabilisation fund and make offences under the Essential Commodities Act non-bailable.......

BJP's Swamy moves EC over AirAsia, Tata-SIA licenses

Continuing his tirade against proposed carriers AirAsia India and Tata-SIA Airlines,  BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has urged Election Commission to restrain DGCA from giving flying licenses to......

The boom and bust of mining in India

Some of the conditions laid down by the Supreme Court while allowing resumption of mining in Goa are instructive, says Subir Roy. The boom and bust saga of iron ore mining in India is slowly coming......

Controversial deal to redevelop Jaipur lake before apex court

The dispute over the way in which the Rajasthan government is seeking to re-develop Jaipur's historic Mansagar lake and its environs, may come up before the Supreme Court today, report Paranjoy......

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Q. what is lokpal bill?
:  A. The Jan Lokpal Bill (Citizen's ombudsman Bill) is a draft anti-corruption bill drawn up by prominent civil society activists seeking the...... more

dhumal datta
Q. Terming differences between civil society members and Centre on Lokpal Bill as ''drama'', UP Chief Minister Mayawati today advised the activists to reach out to people with their issues to get the Bill passed on their lines. Is she right ?
Dhumal Datta:  A. yes, we must presurrise the Centre to pass the bill with amendments including PM more

Q. On a day when the government's simmering differences with the Anna Hazare civil society group burst into the open, the Centre unveiled yet another measure to placate yoga guru Baba Ramdev over his demand for action on black money. -Please comment
Venkatesaldevarajan:  A. Congress is playing the tactic they learnt from the British - "Divide and Rule". Now they want to widen the differences between Ramdev...... more

Q. Islam helps to maintain right balance: Prince CharlesLondon, June 10: Islam was able to offer much to help the world maintain a balance and reconnect with nature as the Earth struggles with increased industrialisation and population growth, the Prince of Wales has said. pls.comments
Venkatesaldevarajan:  A. Take the slightest example of Ramazan: Allah has favored Muslims and held them dignified and in high esteem. He sent them a messenger who brought...... more

yusuf syed
Q. what and how do you feel about this social forum and virtual world?your views pl.
Yusuf Syed:  A. The World Social Forum is not an organisation,not a united front platform, but "an open meeting place for reflective thinking, democratic...... more

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