Don’t set free

Recently, the government of Tamil Nadu decided to recommend to the Governor of that state, Banwarilal Purohit, the release of all the seven life convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. The state cabinet, which met under Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, passed a resolution...

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Power play in Goa

Attention is now focused on Goa, where chief minister Manohar Parrikar is reported to be seriously ill and may not be in a position to head the BJP-led government anymore. The Congress, the single-largest party in the state, is obviously seeing a window of opportunity....

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Real picture

To dream on, or boast about, an impending so called ‘economic superpower’ status is one thing; to have it happen requires grit and determination on the part of India’s leadership. India as a nation is far from being healthy and now, we are told, it...

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Cut tax, pronto

Fossil fuel has become a basic necessity for modern day human beings. It is among the most important natural resources for us. Be it transportation, fuel for cooking, heating or electricity generation, life without petroleum products is unthinkable. Energy-hungry India meets more than 80 per...

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Shame on men

A bishop from Kerala, head of the Jalandhar diocese, has landed in hot water, with a nun coming out in public claiming that she was raped by this man. Five nuns have joined their compatriot in staging a protest and are claiming that the church...

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New threats

The ‘Naya Pakistan’ under prime minister Imran Khan has reiterated its commitment to ties with China. The countries have pledged to complete the $50-billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Also, the foreign minister of China, Wang Yi, has expressed desire to further enhance bilateral strategic partnership....

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Holes of death

Five people recently lost their lives upon entering an under-construction septic pit at Durgi in Rayagada. One person barely made it and was undergoing treatment at a hospital. All of them had inhaled some poisonous gas that had built up in the closed confines of...

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