GHANI’S WOOING OF PAKISTAN PROVES DISASTROUS

Much before the last of American troops have left Afghanistan, the world’s terrorist nursery has begun implementing its plan to establish control over parts of the war-ravaged country through surrogate Taliban. The fall of Kunduz to Taliban under its new leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour — though it was partly…

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NEED FOR FRESH LOOK AT POLICY OF RESERVATION

Rashtriya Swyamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat’s call for a review of the existing reservation policy last month may have been ill timed so far the BJP’s electoral prospects in Bihar is concerned but nobody can deny a need for a broader debate on the issue in the…

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Little cause for optimism on economic front in India

Economy of any modern nation is not insulated from happenings in its political and social spheres. Adverse happenings in these fields will have an inescapable unfavorable effect on the economy. This is all the more true in a democratic dispensation like India’s.
While the promised upswing in the economy…

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Prime Minister needs to speak up on beef killing (Comment)

The brutal killing of a man in Bisada village in Dadri in Uttar Pradesh, not far from the Indian capital, on suspicion that he consumed beef after killing a cow was more than a murder. It was an attack on one of our most cherished values, protected by the constitution…

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Indian cities are becoming slums on large scale

Over the years, urban India has become the black hole for sucking huge public expenditure on infrastructure development. The major chunk of fund was siphoned away by middlemen, contractors, infrastructure companies and politico business agents much to the disappointment of urban residents. Roads are being repaired and widened every year…

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