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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......

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......

The disturbing facts of India's power story

Reviving stranded gas-based power plants and substituting diesel usage is a clear near-term opportunity, says Vinayak Chatterjee. One of the embarrassing and less-discussed aspects of India's power......

Vodafone withdraw plea against DoT from court

The petition was withdrawn after a bench of justices Badar Durrez Ahmed and Siddharth Mridul agreed with the Centre that as per Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Act there was an alternative......

Reality check: How Modi govt fared in reviving the economy

Image: Economic growth revived to 5.7 per cent in the first quarter of 2014-15. Photograph: Reuters     The fiscal deficit of the Centre remains a worry, running at over 6.5 per cent......

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......

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......

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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

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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

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

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Ramdev's help sought for alternative medicine system in Haryana

aryana Government has sought Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev's assistance for developing an alternative medicine system in the State. Yoga would be... ...

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India's godman syndrome

Godmen do extraordinarily well in our country than in most others, and that is where the puzzle lies. Is our society more vulnerable? Or, does this... ...

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Collateral damage, sovereignty, and differentiated resentment

Kaustav Dhar Chakrabarti 21 November 2014 Analysis Civil wars are drawn-out conflicts, often lasting up to a decade or even longer... ...

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NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's blitzkrieg of speeches in the first six months of his tenure has kicked up a dust of hope that will take... ...

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Mamata challenges Centre

Marching from College Square to Dorina Crossing, Esplanade, the rally saw celebrities rubbing shoulders with Trinamool leaders as well as party... ...

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