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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......

Why Kejriwal can dent Modi's campaign

'AAP's real value must be measured not by the number of Lok Sabha seats it wins in the election -- which may not exceed 10 or 15 -- and not even by the number of votes it takes from the BJP, but by......

GoM on Telangana satisfied over work on division of state

The Telangana Group of Ministers on Friday reviewed the progress made by the Andhra Pradesh government with regards to the bifurcation of the state on various fronts. Presided over by Home......

Govt gets its act together as Korean investments threatened

 The government is believed to be working on a strategy to resolve the matter related to Wednesday's Supreme Court order asking Samsung Electronics Chairman Lee Kun-hee (pictured) to appear......

UP promises to overhaul business environment to attract industry

The much-awaited Uttar Pradesh Services Guarantee legislation is ready and is likely to be put before the state Cabinet in the next 15 days. To boost industrialisation and check the flight of......

SPECIAL: Why the govt must streamline its free medicines plan

To compound the woes of those patients who have to rely on government health centres, the government has done little to enforce its order binding the doctors to prescribe generic rather than......

RBS to close 23 of 31 branches in India

Royal Bank of Scotland said it had started the process of consolidating its retail and commercial banking business in India and would close 23 of its 31 branches across the country. The process is......

COLUMN: Can we have waterless agriculture too Mr PM?

We need a master plan to increase our water storage capacity, improve irrigation facilities and create water networks across the country that links the draught prone with those experiencing floods,......

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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/upset-over-the-republic-killing-its-own-children-the-supreme//answers/18973851

jaco
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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/food-inflation-is-close-to-17-now.-any-idea-where-will-it-en/18973817/answers/17274918

Good Citizen
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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/would-there-be-a-repetition-of-1962-by-china-/17274381/answers/15814841

AWASTHI
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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-the-left-parties-are-against-the-nuke-deal-as-if-they-ar/15814831/answers/3121720

vetsa sudhakar
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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-population-trafficpollution-in-ncr-is-seen-rising-leadin/3121574/answers/596678

  Web results for Centre For Policy Alternatives
India is Moving Right

If it is coincidence then it is a remarkable one. Disparate democracies the world over seem to be making a right turn. Japan was in the van,... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/opinion/India-is-Moving-Right/2014/04/18/article2174275.ece
Modi hijacks campaign in Dravidian heartland

CHENNAI: Narendra Modi appears to have hijacked the campaign in the Dravidian heartland over the past few days by shifting the debate to broader... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/lok/sabha/elections/2014/news/Modi-hijacks-campaign-in-Dravidian-heartland/articleshow/33878961.cms
Sarkar bats for change

Bongaigaon/Nalbari, April 17: Tripura chief minister Manik Sarkar today insisted on a change in the country saying there is a dire need to vote for... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140418/jsp/northeast/story_18251490.jsp
Manik Sarkar

By Our Correspondent Agartala, Apr 17, 2014 : C alling for a secular democratic alternative to keep the communal forces at bay in the country,... ...

http://www.tripurainfo.com/Info/ArchiveDet.aspx?WhatId=13020
Latest Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Desktop launched

Hyderabad : The free alternative to costly Windows operating system(OS), Ubuntu, prepared by Canonical of UK on open source Linux is launching the... ...

http://www.apnnews.com/2014/04/17/latest-ubuntu-14-04-lts-desktop-launched/

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