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Israel rightly denounces UNHRC as kangaroo court: MD Nalapat

Israel rightly denounces UNHRC as kangaroo court: MD Nalapat

After the United Nations Human Rights Council, in a special Emergency Session in Geneva pa...


Narendra Modi's nuclear power drive justified: Brig Vinod Anand

Narendra Modi's nuclear power drive justified: Brig Vinod Anand

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has shown the intent to move aggressively and purposefully to...


India and Middle-East: Complex Diplomatic Relations

India and Middle-East: Complex Diplomatic Relations

During the recent political developments in the Middle-East, India has maintained its neut...


CM Akhilesh prefers Mercedes over women's security

CM Akhilesh prefers Mercedes over women's security

UP Government’s apathy towards women’s security is revealed in a reply to the ...

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Arun Jaitley’s Disinvestment road map embodies Minimum Government

Arun Jaitley’s Disinvestment road map embodies Minimum Government

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's proposal to the Cabinet for disinvestment of a ...

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Labour Reforms - Skills and Competition

The Labour Union Act should be done away with and instead, demand and supply as per t...


IIT-style excellence should define Indian technical education

IIT-style excellence should define Indian technical education

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Railways, Air India could use the private touch

Railways, Air India could use the private touch

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Kingfisher Airlines to Satyam – Dismal Financial System Failures

Kingfisher Airlines to Satyam – Dismal Financial System Failures

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Land Acquisition Act: Junk Sonia Gandhi's NAC-drafted law

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Arun Jaitley battles inflation diluting APMC

Arun Jaitley battles inflation diluting APMC

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Tavleen Singh asks where is the 'parivartan'

Tavleen Singh asks where is the 'parivartan'

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Coastal Security a priority for Narendra Modi

Coastal Security a priority for Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi-led Government must enhance security of Coastal regions of the country....

NATGRID to be 'Modi'-fied

NATGRID to be 'Modi'-fied

The Narendra Modi Government is planning to revive National Intelligence Grid (NATGRI...


BRICS Summit is of strategic importance to India

BRICS Summit is of strategic importance to India

Having its own bloc (BRICS) as a founding member will give India an important platfor...

Narendra Modi goes to Brazil while Britain does a hardsell

Narendra Modi goes to Brazil while Britain does a hardsell

As Narendra Modi heads to Brazil, Team Niti Central takes a look at what has kept the...


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