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5-member committee to decide on new Andhra capital

The Centre has constituted a five-member expert committee to study various alternatives available to it to decide on a new capital for Andhra Pradesh. This committee has been tasked with the......

Is there an alternative to Narendra Modi and his policies?

Narendra Modi has been in power in Gujarat for a decade now. Has the time not come to discourage the trend towards a personality cult by trying an alternate leader, asks B Raman Gujarat Chief......

UPA-2: Time to change course

The government must give up its neo-liberal polices and obsession with GDP growth and shift its ideological centre of gravity leftwards, argues Praful Bidwai. It's no aberration that the first......

CPI to strive for an alternative front to UPA

Communist Party of India general secretary A B Bardhan on Sunday said the United Progressive Alliance government at the centre was in a period of transition and his party's aim was to find an......

Bye-election results: Cong wins Arunachal, BJP wins Rajkot-West

Congress candidate Gabriel Denwang Wangsu won the Kanubari Assembly seat in Arunachal Pradesh in a close contest defeating his lone rival Rongnai Maham of BJP by 885 votes in the October 15......

Affordable housing, smart cities soon as govt eases FDI norms

The government has relaxed the norms for allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in the construction development sector. It is expected the move will boost affordable housing projects and smart......

Modi keen to revive India's 'zombie factories', not abandon them

At British India Corporation's textile factory in Kanpur, four men sit in a control room watching computerised gauges eight hours a day. When they are done, another group takes over, and then......

Why did Nokia suspend manufacturing in India?

Sources in the company said 'unfavourable' governments and policies were some of the reasons behind the suspension of operations, notes T E Narasimhan. Nokia’s decision to suspend production......

Savvy retail investors bullish on equities

Indian investors are returning to financial assets - slowly but steadily.  A large proportion of investments that went into physical assets such as gold or riskier assets such as commodities......

Commercial mining should be permitted: Former coal secretary

On a day the Supreme Court cancelled coal block allocations done through the screening committee and government dispensation routes, P C Parakh (below left), former coal secretary and author of......

Doctor, heal thyself!

The latest episode of Aamir Khan's television show Satyamev Jayate probed into malpractices that some doctors follow, looking at the way they dole out wrong treatments for monetary gains. It has......

  People speak for centre for policy alternatives

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Q. Upset over 'the Republic killing its own children', the Supreme Court sought the response of the Centre and the Andhra Pradesh government on a plea for judicial probe into the killings of top Maoist leader Cherukuri Rajkumar in an alleged fake encounter six months ago. Comments plz.
:  A. Anybody born in India is son / daughter of our country. We have adopted our Constitution to run the country. Constitution is a base to decide any...... more

Q. Food inflation is close to 17% now. Any idea where will it end up?
Jaco:  A. The food inflation has been ruling high for quite some time..To me , the situation appears to be unpredictable..more and more items of daily use...... more

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Q. Would there be a repetition Of 1962 by China ???
Good Citizen:  A. Yes, Chinese soldiers deliberately leave tell-tale evidence of their incursions to insult and annoy us.We have done nothing to make the Chinese...... more

Q. Why the Left parties are against the Nuke Deal as if they are trying to do a Favour to INDIA and they have not done anything in either KERALA or WEST BENGAL. Now all teh countries are looking at INDIA as a SUPER power. But with such kind of POLITICS, we never become either like JAPAN or rather any other developed country in even next 10 years also. If we want to become like them and compete with them we need to be aggressive.
AWASTHI:  A. Dear Vesta,Would you like to believe Americans as they are arm twisting any country they wish to ? They are shrewed enough to engage India in a...... more

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Q. The population, traffic,pollution in NCR is seen rising leading to a very bad life for a common man here. What could be done to prevent such growing problem?
Vetsa Sudhakar:  A. Population ControlIt is generally accepted that overpopulation is caused or aggravated by poverty and gender inequality with consequent...... more

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