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Seeking votes on religious basis a corrupt act: SC

on January 3rd, 2017

Seeking votes on religious basis a corrupt act: SC Terming religion a very private relationship between man and his God, a seven-judge Bench of the Supreme Court on Monday, in a majority judgment, held that an appeal for votes during elections ...

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Who gets symbol? How EC decides when parties split

on January 3rd, 2017

Samajwadi Party feud: Who gets symbol? How EC decides when parties split A day after he was deposed as party president by his son Akhilesh Yadav, Mulayam Singh took the war in the SP to the EC of India, staking claim to the ‘cycle’ symbol. What ...

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All’s not well in the Army

on January 3rd, 2017

All’s not well in the Army A military force with sharp internal divisions and discontent in the ranks has far-reaching national security implications. It’s time the defence establishment got its act together The ‘controversial’ appointment of ...

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Going digital

on December 10th, 2016

Going digital Path to a less-cash economy is riddled with hurdles that have to do with lack of infrastructure and weak governance The government’s push towards a digital economy by incentivisation is a move in the right direction. But there are ...

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A Foreign Policy More Supple

on December 10th, 2016

A Foreign Policy More Supple States have more room for manoeuvre if they keep their options open. India’s brilliant ex-foreign secretary and a scion of great Indian statesmen, Shivshankar Menon, in his book ‘Choices: Inside the Making of India’s ...

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