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  • Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Want Animal Slaughter Celebration

    October 6, 2012 11:18 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    Some students at Jawaharlal Nehru University who call themselves the New Materialists are calling for a beef and pork food festival. Their argument: if you can distribute bhang at Holi why not have a beef and pork food festival on... View Article

  • Demystifying Coalgate

    September 22, 2012 2:01 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    In 1973 Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in her ‘Nationalise the World’ plans nationalises coal production in India. In 1976 however some leeway was made in the policy to allow specifically iron & steel companies to have captive coal mines that... View Article

  • Scramble For Northeast!

    September 8, 2012 4:14 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    People of the India’s Northeast, in the eyes of we hinterland Indians, share a common identity. With our limited knowledge about those seven States, we address them as Naga, Mizo or Manipuri. Last week this perception changed suddenly—almost all Northeast... View Article

  • Pak’s Terror Tunnel

    August 25, 2012 10:16 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    On July 27, it had rained all night after a long dry spell and 18-year-old Sukhdev Singh, a student, had gone to have a round of his paddy field at zero line on the International Border (IB) near forward village... View Article

  • Vagaries Of Monsoon Triggers Drought-Like Situation

    August 11, 2012 1:27 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    India is currently facing a severe drought-like situation with overall Monsoon deficiency of 23 per cent so far. The situation has become complicated in recent days for people in general and farmers in particular due to inadequate response from the... View Article

  • BJP Reluctantly Clings On To Yeddyurappa

    August 4, 2012 2:23 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    It was one of those tough calls for the BJP central leadership. With the rebel BS Yeddyurappa camp hell-bent on DV Sadananda Gowda’s scalp and his replacement with their man Jagadish Shettar, and threatening grave consequences if their demand was... View Article

  • Reel Actress Real Story

    July 28, 2012 3:02 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    This is a story of love, money and murder. She was last seen in a Bollywood flick as the promiscuous wife of an ageing man played by Rajesh Khanna in the movie, Wafaa, directed by brother of Rakhi Sawant, Rakesh... View Article

  • Sub Quota for Muslims Some Observations

    July 21, 2012 4:01 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    The May 28 order of the Andhra Pradesh High Court quashing the decision of Union Cabinet on 4.5 per cent minority sub-quota within the existing 27 per cent reservation in government jobs and admission in educational institutions for the OBC... View Article

  • Andhra Pradesh Ysr Congress Sweeps Mini-General Election

    July 7, 2012 12:04 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    The landslide win of YSR Congress in the recently held by-polls has parallels to the outcome of the ‘fratricidal fight’ between two Congress parties in Andhra Pradesh way back in 1978 assembly elections. Riding on a strong sympathy wave, jailed... View Article

  • Minister Zero Loss

    June 30, 2012 12:40 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    “One nation one exam” sounds so sweet to every ear; particularly to all those who have seen lakhs of young aspirants over-stressing themselves from one competitive exam to another for couple of weeks every year. When the HRD Minister made... View Article