Is Congress on revival path in U.P?

Can Congress become a player in reckoning in Uttar Pradesh when polls are held early next year to elect a new State Assembly is a question which is being asked by political commentators as outcome of poll in U.P is expected to have a major impact on the nation…

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Big Tobacco is stubbed out

This is one of the great victories of global trade disputes that needs to be celebrated and commemorated. It is a victory made sweeter still because of the David and Goliath nature of the battle in which David has walked away with all the honours. Such triumphs are rare. So…

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What’s in a Name? A lot – it seems

The Chief Minister of West Bengal, Ms. Mamata Banerjee , recently decided to rename the State of West Bengal . It could acquire the moniker  “Bongo” or “Bangla”. While the apparent justification was to move the State  up the alphabetical order to provide her with an opportunity to occupy the podium early…

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Protecting the Good Samaritan

There are seven hit-and-run accidents every hour. Rahul Mohan Sharma explores how witnesses can help.

More than 20,000 people lost their lives in hit-and-run cases nationwide in 2015, according to government data, and the reluctance of witnesses to be involved because of legal entanglements illustrates…

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New RBI Governor will face tough task

Whoever succeeds Dr Raghuram Rajan as the next RBI governor will have a tough task for a variety of reasons. Though not relevant professionally, the comparison with the outgoing governor’s formiable persona as a highly competent and globally renowned economist will be one aspect that will be some sort…

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