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Decks Being Cleared to Launch New Aam Aadmi Party

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Decks Being Cleared to Launch New Aam Aadmi Party

As the AAP split is imminent and a breakaway AAP is on the cards, there is also a possibility that the Delhi government under AAP will also fall soon. Consequently, a fresh election in Delhi is expected in the near future. By Rakesh Raman As the dogfight is getting ugly between the quarrelsome khas aadmi’s [...]

BJP Government Working for Poverty Eradication: Arun Jaitley

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BJP Government Working for Poverty Eradication: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minster of India, Arun Jaitley, says that Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) government has clear roadmap to ensure that poverty eradication is a direct outcome of economic growth. Jaitley who was delivering his keynote address at The Growth Net, an annual business event, outlined the government’s plans to stimulate growth in [...]

How Pollution Makes Delhi a Poisonous Gas Chamber

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How Pollution Makes Delhi a Poisonous Gas Chamber

In Delhi, an estimated 10,000 people die prematurely in a year because of air pollution. In other words, the city pollution claims more than 25 lives every day and this number is increasing at an alarming rate. By Rakesh Raman When the U.S. President Barack Obama visited New Delhi as the chief guest at the [...]

BJP, Congress Misleading Farmers: Anna Hazare

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BJP, Congress Misleading Farmers: Anna Hazare

As the political climate is getting hot in India over the Land Acquisition Bill, social activist Anna Hazare – who is going to launch a massive agitation against the government – said Sunday that both BJP and Congress are not serious about the welfare of farmers. Hazare was responding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s radio [...]

India to Host Global Exhibition on Services

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India to Host Global Exhibition on Services

As India is trying to strengthen its position in the business world, the country of 1.25 billion people has planned a global extravaganza to draw the gaze of worldwide business community. To be held under the Global Exhibition on Services (GES) banner, the event aims to serve as a platform to enhance strategic cooperation and [...]

Right to Information Act Inevitable for Good Governance: Anjali Bhardwaj

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Right to Information Act Inevitable for Good Governance: Anjali Bhardwaj

Most democratic nations of the world have realized that a constant information exchange with the citizens can keep the very spirit of democracy alive. As India claims to be the world’s largest democracy, the country has introduced the Right to Information (RTI) Act as a communicative interface that aims to help citizens stay connected with [...]

Land Bill Battle in India: Congress Writes to BJP

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Land Bill Battle in India: Congress Writes to BJP

By Rakesh Raman In the persisting political gridlock over the Land Acquisition Bill in India, the opposition Congress party wrote a protest letter to the ruling BJP on Thursday. In the letter – addressed to Nitin Gadkari, BJP’s Transport Minister – Congress has voiced its concerns over the proposed Bill, stating its stand on Gadkari’s [...]

Rape of Nun: Rights Commission Seeks Report

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Rape of Nun: Rights Commission Seeks Report

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in India has issued notices on Wednesday to the Chief Secretary and Director General of Police, West Bengal in a gang rape case. According to NHRC, a 71 year old nun was raped by a gang of seven dacoits inside a Convent in Gangnapur village of Nadia district in [...]

Hyundai Launches i20 Active in India

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Hyundai Launches i20 Active in India

Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) launched Tuesday its sport-styled i20 Active. The launch marks the global debut of i20 Active in India. According to the company, i20 Active is developed for the aspirational, metropolitan, enthusiastic and value-seeking, young risers who have an active lifestyle. [ Prime Minister of India Invites You for Mobile App Contest [...]

Kisaan Satyagraha Against BJP’s “Land Snatching Ordinance”

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Kisaan Satyagraha Against BJP’s “Land Snatching Ordinance”

By Rakesh Raman Close on the heels of social activist Anna Hazare’s announcement to begin the next phase of his agitation against the BJP government’s ordinance on Land Acquisition Bill, the opposition Congress party has also stepped up its campaign to oppose the government’s move. The youth wing of Congress, the Indian Youth Congress, launched [...]

Urgent Warning: Beware of Aam Aadmi Party

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Urgent Warning: Beware of Aam Aadmi Party

Arvind Kejriwal is running AAP as a sole proprietorship firm. He is not only ignoring his peers in the party, but he is arrogantly letting down others including donors, volunteers, voters, and Delhi citizens. By Rakesh Raman When I first got a whiff of this “United AAP” thing, I thought it’s a splinter group of [...]

Communist Party Opposes Beef Ban in India

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Communist Party Opposes Beef Ban in India

The Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) protests against the Maharashtra law, which, apart from the ban on the slaughter of cows, prohibits the slaughter of bulls as well as bullocks. This law has now come into force after Presidential approval. In a statement issued Saturday CPI(M) said the BJP government in the Maharashtra state of [...]

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