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AFSPA unlikely to be withdrawn from Manipur soon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......

How Aadhaar promotes a digital caste system

The linking of biometric UID/Aadhaar number to all public services makes “We, the People of India” worse than slaves, says Dr Gopal Krishna. The second in a 7-part series. Illustration:......

India hits back at UN rights chief over Rohingya remark

Ambassador Rajiv K Chander, the Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations, on Tuesday expressed its disapproval with remarks made by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad......

Lessons from a murder most foul

'The need of the hour is not a divisive, slanging match of accusations and counter-accusations, but a call for sanity,' says Vivek Gumaste. IMAGE: Rallies to protest Gauri Lankesh's murder were......

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......

When the Finance Bill goes beyond Budget making

The amendment of around 40 central statutes makes the Finance Bill, 2017 unique The passage of the Finance Bill, 2017, by the Lok Sabha on March 22 has rekindled the widespread debate over using a......

Climate meet: US confidential note to select countries sets the terms for talks

US wants differentiation between developed and developing countries scrapped Days ahead of the launch of the Paris talks, the US has confidentially informed select countries of what it believes the......

'I wish India Inc were more articulate'

The image is used for representational purpose only; Photograph: Reuters   'We are not in favour of FDI in multi-brand retail because that was part of our manifesto.' 'Like the Chinese do,......

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......

Sukanya Verma's BEST Hindi Films of 2016

Now that the worst is behind us, here's looking at the ones that subverted formula, explored new facets of romantic love, dug deeper into the anger and anxiety behind picture perfect portraits,......

Review: Kanithan is uninspiring

Despite the compelling plot, Kanithan is an uninspired action thriller that has little to offer, feels S Saraswathi. T N Santhosh makes his directorial debut......

SC dismisses BCCI review plea against Lodha panel reforms

IMAGE: Board of Control for Cricket in India President Anurag Thakur, right, and BCCI Secretary Ajay Shirke. Supreme Court has dismissed the BCCI's plea seeking a review of its July 18 verdict......

SC defers hearing on BCCI's review plea against Lodha reforms

'The judgment is unconstitutional and contrary to many binding precedents of this Court and adversely affects and nullifies the fundamental rights granted to citizens under Article 19(1)(c) of the......

BCCI seeks review of Supreme Court's July 19 order, recusal of CJI

The Board of Control for Cricket in India filed a petition in the Supreme Court on Tuesday, seeking review of its July 18 verdict in which it had accepted most recommendations of the R M Lodha......
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The real plotters behind the feudal lords

While many of the Princes were British stooges and oriental despots, it was their Dewans who front ran operations against the populace. The sum of... ...

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World is suffering from an epidemic of loneliness

'Loneliness is a growing health epidemic. We live in the most technologically connected age in the history of civilization, yet rates of loneliness... ...

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Gujarat HC rejects Zakia Jafri's plea against clean chit to Modi

Gujarat High Court on Thursday rejected the plea by Zakia Jafri challenging a lower court order giving a clean chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi... ...

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How Aadhaar promotes a digital caste system

The linking of biometric UID/Aadhaar number to all public services makes “We, the People of India” worse than slaves, says Dr Gopal... ...

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NGO condemns India's failure to ratify Convention Against Torture

IMPHAL, Oct 1 - Manipur-based Civil Society Coalition on Human Rights (CSCHR) said that during the session for the adoption of the outcome document... ...

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