Category: National

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The Poor go Poorer – MPLAD Funds Part 2 (Final)

Further to the 18th July 2017 article on “How Our MPs spend their Rs 5 Crore-a-Year MPLAD Funds”, given below is a list of projects which can be funded through MPLAD Scheme.  This is a sector-wise list of illustrative works...

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CHERRIES & ROAST – chhotebhai

It is very topical because just yesterday a group in Mumbai has been booked for mimicking the Prime Minister – chottebhai  Does this sound like a recipe? It is, and isn’t! It isn’t a recipe for food, but it is...

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All Modi-reforms counter productive? Note ban has cost us a lot!

Rahul Khullar in  Rediff.com. July 06, 2017 (Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com.) Well, then, what did DeMo achieve? As predicted by most economists, the volume of transactions fell, economic activity was adversely impacted, and some sectors (which were more dependent on cash...

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Not In My Name protest nation-wide!

Against Modi’s prolonged silence – Demands to ‘Shed Hate not blood’  dr. james kottoor Take a look at the many photos posted below.  It is not one organized to ask the British to Quit India, but one fired by the Spirit of...

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Launch of GSLV Mark-III, India’s heaviest rocket

India’s space conquest     Editorial in the Hindu, June, 07, 2017 – UPDATED: JUNE 07, 2017 00:50 IST ISRO lifts India into the elite group capable of putting heavier satellites into a precise orbit .              (Note:...

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India caught in US-EU-Russia web – European variation

Editorial in the  Hindu,   JUNE 05, 2017 – UPDATED: JUNE 05, 2017 00:14 IST With global politics in a flux, India must make a careful choice of coalitions it forges. (Note: In politics there are no permanent friends or foes, only permanent...

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Slowdown in economic growth due to note ban

Former PM Singh says –  By: Express Web Desk, New Delhi, June 6, 2017 GDP in the January-March quarter grew at the slowest pace in at least four quarters at 6.1 per cent as against a 7.0 per cent growth in October-December,...