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Decriminalisation of Begging in Delhi Leaves Many Questions Unanswered

Begging in Delhi is no longer illegal, but questions remain about countless beggars who beg out of necessity. Delhi High Court’s decision to decriminalise begging in the Capital is a welcome step from a humanitarian and rights-based approach towards the

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SC’s interim order on reservation in promotions: A temporary measure?

The SC order has put the Central govt in a bind A vacation bench of the Supreme Court has passed the interim order on June 05, 2018 clarifying that Union of India is not debarred from making promotions in accordance

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Pak Elections Rigged by the Army

The recent Pakistan polls are a clear example of how the military interfered and rigged them to catapult Imran Khan to power. Few things in recent times has surprised this writer more than the breathtaking claim, even by Indians who

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Collective Effort Needed to Tackle Pollution

Air pollution is eating into our health and economy. Its prevention is the priority of the nation. That air pollution is a lethal, silent killer was a known. But a Word Bank report recently cited by a Parliamentary Standing Committee

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An Illustrious Era Comes to an End With Karunanidhi’s Passing Away

Karunanidhi was a political patriarch who reigned an illustrious era and shaped the Dravidian movement. He left behind a big void. Visionary and sagacious he may have been but perhaps DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi, with his characteristic art of understatement,

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Human Trafficking and Flesh Trade in Shelter Homes

Trafficking of women and prostitution, which are rampant in shelter homes, must be tackled without sweeping the issue under the carpet. The cases at Muzaffarpur and Deoria are just the tip of the iceberg, well-connected crooks running children and women’s

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Dealing With Children’s Issues in India

Issues faced by children nationwide need to be dealt with firmly, and they should not be drowned amidst political mudslinging. In the present world of hostilities, discrimination, violence, harassment and negligence, being a child is no child’s play. Unaware of

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Pak Poll Results Show High Level of Polarisation

The poll results in Pakistan speak volumes about how polarised the polity there is. There is very little reason for Imran Khan’s PTI to have won the elections if there were free and fair elections. Just like most elections in

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Innovative Approach Needed to Retain Children in Schools

Game-changing initiatives will not only attract children to schools but also help retain them. With more than 1.5 million schools spread across the country, India has one of the most diverse and complex educational systems in the world that is

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INDIA IS A PRIORITY DESTINATION FOR KOREAN BUSINESSES

India and Korea not just share history, but also have immense shared business interests. Samsung plant in NCR is just a beginning, a lot more is to come… The South Korean President Moon Jae-in paid a four-day visit to India

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