INDIA

India: Winning Battle Against Poverty

Although data and theories say otherwise, India is slowly and steadily winning the battle against extreme poverty Traveling is often fun, thanks to the training one received, as a journalist and a research scholar at New Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University,

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Water Crisis in India: Let Professionals Take Control

Instead of seeking help from elected representatives, it would be ideal to come up with a solution to India’s water crisis by allowing professionals to tackle the threat. A popular Hollywood film, Mad Max: Fury Road, is based in a

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It’s Time to Empower Muslim Women in True Sense to Make them Independent

The provision of triple talaq of Islamic law has now abolished. Now, it is time to take some action on the broader issues such as education and employment of Muslim women to make them self-dependent. Should we smell politics behind

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Establishing Sharia Courts Stirs Up Controversy

India pursuing a fake brand of secularism has spoiled the secular aspirations of a large number of Indians. The decision of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) to establish Sharia courts in all districts across the country has

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Indian Economy Gains Momentum: Modi’s Vision Working

As the economic figures make a huge turn for the better, it is evident that the Indian economy is gaining momentum. The credit goes to the policies of the government that had a vision to combine the global with the

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Decisions For Environment: Tribal Communities Know More Than Babus

When it comes to making decisions related to the environment, babus are given preference over tribal communities, even though the latter are better at looking at the environment t than the former. According to Niti Aayog’s report, ‘Composite Water Management

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The Nitish Kumar Govt. to Soften Its Stance on Liquor Prohibition

The Bihar government finally wakes up to the fact that prohibitions don’t work like in the past. What is required is greater awareness. While there is no doubt that the social realities in Bihar much like in other parts of

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Credit for Revenue Generation and Job Creation Goes to Tourism

Tourism Minister K.J. Alphons tells this writer how along with sizeable revenue generation, tourism continues to generate jobs in India. The Union Minister of State for Tourism, Alphons Kannanthanam, believes that with his ministry’s aggressive marketing campaigns, the number of

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Objections Against Amit Shah’s Opinion on Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay in Bengal

Political parties including the the Congress and Communist Party took exception to the fact that Amit Shah came to Kolkata and spoke on Bankim. BJP president Amit Shah delivered the first Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay Memorial Oration, instituted by the Syama

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India Making Headway With Carbon Footprint Reduction Goals

India has made great progress towards achieving a low-carbon economy. Further onward movement is contingent on the implementation of plans. According to the latest World Bank report, India has doubled its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) within a decade which stood

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