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Swachh Bharat urban toilet plan 76 percent behind schedule

Of a target of 2.5 million household toilets in urban areas by March 2016, 24 percent (0.6 million) have been constructed.

Of a target of 100,000 community and public toilet seats in urban areas by March 2016, 28 percent (28,948) have been constructed.

Gujarat constructed 327…

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Will it be a summer of discontent in Kashmir

There are serious apprehensions that we are heading for a summer of discontent in Kashmir on the lines of 20010 when Omar Abdullah was installed as Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir. For several months there were pitched battles between stone pelters and police. There were frequent calls for strikes…

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Politicians breeding hatred in campuses across country

Something is going wrong in our educational institutions lately! Politics is getting too much into student’s life, and breeding hatred in campuses, it seems. Who is to be blamed, students or politicians? From the south to the north, protests are raging in campuses with student and political life getting…

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Lack of sensitivity in India hurts poor & helpless

Lack of sensitivity in different walks of life has become hallmark of public life in India. This was recently highlighted when public minded citizens approached Mumbai High Court for shifting of IPL cricket matches out of State of Maharashtra where public is suffering because of drought which has created water…

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