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MCD: the diabetes infamy

THE Delhi Government called a two-day special session of the Assembly beginning Friday, June 10, 2016, primarily to highlight alleged corruption and irregularities...

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‘Thari Pension Thare Paas’: Haryana shows the way

HARYANA had been trying various modes of Direct Benefit Transfer over the years—like through money orders—but they were costly and cumbersome. Also, there...

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Connecting people

PROJECT Rahat was initiated by the District Administration of Udhampur in October 2015 after a three-month long participatory planning and consultation exercise as...

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THE iron ore mining industry in Karnataka grabbed headlines in 2008 when the State’s Lokayukta reported largescale illegal mining in Bellary, Chitradurga and...

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Uneasy truce

WHEN Amit Shah was handpicked by Modi as the party chief, many applauded the move. Part of the credit for Modi’s landslide win...

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From tainted to trusted

TEN years ago, 1982-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Sudhi Ranjan Mohanty was facing prospects of being sent to jail. Now the Additional...

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Anandiben in the eye of a storm

A political storm is brewing in Gujarat over a land deal for a resort on the fringes of the Gir sanctuary with which...

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Caught in a tangle

CALL it stalemate, gridlock or deadlock, the seeds of the present state of affairs in Maharashtra lie in the hung verdict of the...

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Botched-up Barwani eye camp reveals apathy, corruption in health services: Turning a blind eye

IT has been confirmed now that a contaminated operation theatre (OT) at the Barwani district hospital in Madhya Pradesh caused blinding of 40...

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Nagaland CM stumps BJP

FOR the Bharatiya Janata Party’s young, dynamic, successful and powerful President, Amit Shah, it was a big jolt. Despite his refusal of Nagaland...