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Ban On Plastic Flags: An Unpatriotic Act?

The ubiquitous plastic flags that had invaded the country a few years ago, are not to be seen these days, say reporters who are doing a recce of the city markets. So be it. The ban on plastic and strict...
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Integration Of Kashmir: Historic Move In Right Direction

In a bold historic move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government has scrapped Article 370 and 35 A, revoking the special status to Jammu and Kashmir and integrating the border state fully with India. With this single step, BJP has fulfilled...

World Cup: Lesson For S Africa, Windies; Teams Win Matches, Not Individuals

They flattered to deceive. And how disappointed they left fans in the end! Disappointing could be an understatement given the gap between promise and delivery from both South Africa and the West Indies, as they failed to secure a last...

Early Christmas For Farmers In Congress-Ruled States

For farmers of the Congress-ruled states, even at the cost of the exchequer, Santa Claus has come a bit early this year as the new Governments fulfilled their promise of waiving Rs 62,000 crore worth of farm loan, said...

GST Rates: Optics and Revenue Overriding Priority

The Centre's move to further carry out rationalisation of the tax rates of items under the GST regime has evoked subtle criticism from The Hindu. In its edit piece on Tuesday, the paper has argued that frequent tweaks to the...

PM Concerned Over Lacklustre Development In Odisha

Khurda: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed anguish saying that despite all possible assistance by the Centre, there is no momentum in the development of Odisha. Addressing a public meeting at the National Institute of Science Education and Research...

Formal Schooling Not Helping Adivasi Children Get Life-Skills

The Odisha Government efforts to promote "mainstreaming" of Adivasi children may not, after all, help them get life-skills through formal schooling. In its opinion piece, The Wire spoke to some experts who voiced their worries about what the children were...

Monitoring Computers; Citizens Ought To Have Right To Privacy

The Centre's move to monitor and intercept computer devices has come under attack in sections of the media, with The Tribune suggesting that there should be a judicial oversight to any situation that requires security agencies to infringe on any individual's...

‘UP CM Interested In Politics, Not Justice’

Actor Naseeruddin Shah's remarks about the life of a cow being more important than that of a police officer on Thursday has triggered a row, bringing the Bulandshahr riots into national focus once again. In his opinion piece in...

Passage Of Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill To Boost Adoption Rate In India!

The passage of Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016, in Lok Sabha on Wednesday would not only stop devaluation of poorer women and children, but also give a much needed boost to adoption in India, said the DNA in its edit...

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Odisha Govt Announces Major Reforms In Plus II Streams; Find Out

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to bring about a series of reforms in the Plus II streams, which includes making 75 per cent...
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