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Govt to bring new law to eradicate manual scavenging

Admitting to shortcomings in existing laws to eradicate manual scavenging, the government on Monday said it would bring a new legislation with more stringent provisions for eliminating the scourge.......

Bill to ban manual scavenging to be brought in Parliament

Nine years after a Public Interest Litigation said that over five lakh people were engaged in manual scavenging across the country, the government on Monday told the Supreme Court that a bill aimed......

How India can move from cynicism to hope

India just needs to exploit its natural strengths to live up to its potential, says Arun Jaitley. We live in an age of both cynicism and hope. When we see the depressing environment around us,......

LS nod to anti-sexual harassment at workplace bill

Amid din over the coal block allocation issue, the Lok Sabha on Monday passed a bill which seeks to protect women, including lakhs employed as domestic workers, from sexual harassment at their......

READ: PM's address to nation on 66th Independence Day

Here's the full text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's address to the nation of the occasion of India's 66th Independence Day. My dear countrymen, brothers, sisters and dear children,I greet you......

Can 'Toil-o-preneurs' solve India's sanitation woes

On the one had are sanitation oriented social enterprises and on the other are awareness raising campaigns by government, writes Rajni Bakshi. A law that bans toilets where human excreta has......

FM to meet state CMs, banks to review credit flow

In the run-up to the 2014 general elections, Finance Minister P Chidambaram will review credit flow to agriculture, education and housing and monitor progress of centrally sponsored schemes, at a......
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DSMM Submits Memorandum on the Special Sitting of Parliament

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A Vacuous Tribute

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