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Apr 18, 2015 12:07 AM
Pakistan continues to support terror across borders. It is time for the U.S. and India to unleash economic sanctions and coercive diplomacy. The release from detention of Lashkar-e-Taiba operations chief Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi and Pakistan’s failur
Apr 18, 2015 12:07 AM
Narendra Modi will soon complete a year in office. Is it time for Indian Muslims to let go of the past and give pragmatism a chance? Generally, whenever Muslim “leaders” go to meet the Prime Minister of the day, they carry a thick dossier of
Apr 17, 2015 12:11 AM
One set of Saraswati enthusiasts wants to lead the river to ancient Prayag, while the other would like it to flow parallel to the Indus. On March 31, 2015, The Hindu carried a report of a plan by the Haryana government to recreate the Saraswati river, a
Apr 17, 2015 12:17 AM
First exiled from her country, Sri Lankan writer Sharmila Seyyid, has now been ‘raped’ and ‘killed’ online. Fundamentalism knows no boundaries. In India, it was Perumal Murugan who announced the death of the writer in him. In Sri
Apr 16, 2015 01:00 AM
What drives tribal people to risk their lives, as they did in the Seshachalam forest? On April 7, 20 woodcutters, mostly tribals from Tiruvannamalai and Dharmapuri districts of Tamil Nadu, were shot dead by a special task force in the Seshachalam forest
Apr 17, 2015 08:55 AM
Assam’s big power project The world’s largest baseload turbine station, the Namrup thermal power project, was commissioned here [Namrup, Upper Assam] on April 16 by the Union Power and Irrigation Minister, Dr. K.L. Rao. The power project, an
Apr 16, 2015 01:01 AM
Although women can vote and drive in Iran, discriminatory laws persist Iran is set to appoint its first female ambassador since the 1979 Islamic revolution, marking a breakthrough for women in government under the moderate President, Hassan Rouhani. Mar
Apr 16, 2015 12:54 AM
If the ‘pro-poor’ Delhi government dismantles its only Bus Rapid Transit corridor, it will only make life more difficult for the least affluent class. The new government in Delhi is reportedly planning to dismantle the 5.8- kilometre-long pi
Apr 15, 2015 01:28 AM
An Overseas Development Institute report lays bare the money that governments will have to find to meet health, education and social security ambitions Aid donors and governments must fill an annual $73 billion funding gap to meet health, education and
Apr 15, 2015 01:23 AM
Senior advocate and former chairperson of the Film Certification Appellate Tribunal Lalit Bhasin talks about how film certification is overstepping the law. Certifying films is a contentious issue, and has become more so in recent times. Senior Supreme
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