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Women safety an issue around world…Can’t be a free society if a large section is unsafe, says Sumita Misra

Misra, who is also the founder chairperson of the Chandigarh Literary Society and festival director for Literati, has previously published a book of poems in English titled A Life of Light and a book of Hindustani poetry Zara Si Dhoop ...

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Digital transaction under UPA grew at higher rate than under NDA despite Modi’s demonetization: Expert

By Our Representative A recent analysis of digital transactions has exploded the myth being spread by the Government of India about its spectacular growth. A 45% growth in 2016-17 in retail transactions in no way could be characterized as a ...

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Note ban has and may continue to result in a slowdown: SBI

Post-demonetisation, there has been a surge in the CASA deposits of banks. As per a RBI report, the sharp increase in the share of CASA deposits in aggregate deposits to 39.30 per cent resulted in a reduction in the cost ...

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Across the aisle: The Make In India flop show

PM Modi was therefore absolutely right when he stated that his government’s goal was to give the highest priority to ‘Make in India’ and called upon the world’s manufacturing companies to “Come and make in India”. No large country can ...

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From the Vedic age to the Mughals and the Raj: The colourful history of alcohol consumption in India

The alcoholic beverages that the neo Puritans heading various state governments seem intent on banning have been around forever. Despite all the shrill debates about Hindustan and its culture, its dramatic and suffering core – call it Hindustaniyat if you ...

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