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No check on corruption in official dealing

New Delhi Feb 13 Two years ago India seemed to be launching a major war against corruption at all levels. With Anna Hazare’s fast against corruption, people by and large seemed to be convinced that appointment of a Lok pal and strong law against corruption will make country corruption…

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Will Budget session be a washout?

New Delhi Feb 12 The two houses of Parliament, namely the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha, are going to hold their meetings for the budget session from with recess in between.

Dates of the session have been decided keeping in mind states assembly elections in Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu…

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High wages pose threat to agriculture & plantations in Kerala

New Delhi Feb 11 Kerala is widely known as the God’s own land for its natural splendour. Thick coconut and arecanut jungle, hills covered with tea and coffee plantation, sparkling backwater lakes, beaches and paddy fields leave an indelible mark on the memory of visitors. Though the state’s…

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Liquor becomes a big issue in state educations

New Delhi Feb 9 Liquor has broken homes and ruined families; in the election season this year, it is uniting political parties. Prohibition has never been a big issue in elections, but its success in the Bihar Assembly polls last year seems to have roused political parties of different hues…

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The cheeky, young standard-bearer of mischief (Column: Bookends

New Delhi Feb 8 Did you like reading about naughty children when young – maybe hoping for a few tips? The first you may have come across would be an energetic and enthusiastically mischievous, freckled five-year-old with a distinctive hairstyle. The definitive purveyor of hijinks was however his cheeky…

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