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AFSPA unlikely to be withdrawn from Manipur soon

Civil society groups in insurgency-hit Manipur have been carrying on with their campaign for withdrawal of 'draconian' 1958 Armed Forces Special Powers Act, alleging that security forces operating......

How to overcome Lokpal drafting committee impasse

The roller-coaster ride of the government-civil society joint drafting committee on the Lokpal (ombudsman) Bill has ended in a draw, but left both sides badly injured. Whether the tie will be......

Why are Tamil Nadu government employees committing suicide?

Constant harassment and pressure to accept bribes has left employees of the Tamil Nadu administration disillusioned, reports R Ramasubramanian from Chennai. The sudden incidents of suicides......

How much does India really spend on defence?

No one really knows what proportion of the nation's wealth and income are available for defence, says Nitin Pai Zen practitioners routinely confront puzzling parables, or koans, as part of their......

Former IT minister Milind Deora: Why we need a new Section 66A

  Image: Protesters from the Anonymous India group of hackers wear Guy Fawkes masks as they protest against laws they say gives the government control over censorship of Internet usage in......

Jousting over Jaipur's jewel

A legal tussle is currently on between a civil society group led by a professor, ostensibly working to further public interest, on the one hand, and the state government and an influential but......

Posco's Odisha journey: Travails of a big-ticket project

Ten years after signing an MoU with the state government, South Korean steel major finds its proposed project pushed to the edge It will soon be 10 years since Posco India signed a memorandum of......

India must find affordable solutions to protect environment

All the energy is spent on blocking projects - so once they are cleared, the mission is lost, notes Sunita Narain. Debates are essentially polarised and noisy. But for resolution and movement in......

Developed countries should compensate for emissions: India

Asserting that it has been a strong champion of equity, India on Thursday said developed countries should compensate developing nations for the effects their greenhouse gas emissions have had......

India tops Facebook's content restriction list

Facebook has restricted access to nearly 5,000 pieces of information on its website in India in the first six months of 2014, the highest for any country, following requests from government and......

Review: The Help shines with strong performances

The Help boasts of solid performances from Emma Stone and Viola Davis, writes Ankur Pathak.What is pleasantly surprising and distinctive about The Help, adapted from Kathryn Stockett's best-selling......
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Excelsior Correspondent Srinagar, May 25: A visiting Parliamentary Panel today said the compensation granted to flood victims of last year is... ...

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Afghan govt to review controversial NDS-ISI deal

Amid a major public outcry, Afghanistans spy agency today said the recent MoU it signed with Pakistans ISI for sharing of intelligence and... ...

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Wink's whiplash

Northern-Indian netagiri frequently includes male chauvinism at its despicable worst: often that trickles down to his lackeys, and if his gunman is... ...

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UN appeals for wider cholera relief efforts

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has voiced encouragement at the ongoing political dialogue in Burundi following weeks of tensions and a reportedly... ...

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Cleaning up the waste management system

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