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Why Mithun Chakraborty is good news for India

In times of crisis of confidence in public figures, politicans and VIPs, film actor and member of parliament Mithun Chakraborty comes as a breath of fresh air. On Tuesday, the Rajya

BJP makes Manipur debut but loses Ratlam LS seat

Assam is on the horizon for electoral battles next year for the BJP and Manipur is a good beginning. In the by-election results declared today, the BJP made its electoral debut in the Manipur assem

Three ‘red alert’ constituencies in Assam phase 1 polls

As Assam goes to polls on April 4 (phase 1), all eyes should be on three constituencies where three or more candidates have declared criminal background in their self-sworn affidavits, an analysis

Congress suffers setback; BJP smiles in Assam

As the BJP celebrated its magnificent victory in Assam, the outcome of assembly elections in five states – Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Assam, West Bengal and Puducherry – should make India&rsqu

Background check: every third new MLA faces criminal cases

As many as 36 percent Thursday’s winners – that is, 294 fresh MLAs across five states from the 812 whose affidavits were analyses – have self-declared criminal cases pending again

Political parties collected Rs 2,355 crores in LS polls in 2004, ’09, ‘14

National and regional parties collected a staggering Rs 5323.41 cr during the election period of 1,535 days between 2004 and 2015, shows an analysis of funds collected and expenditure incurred by p

High decibel celebration over two years of NaMo government

 The electoral victory in Assam has come just in time for the Narendra Modi government to celebrate its second anniversary with aplomb. “We used to dream of this [forming gover

Surge in chikungunya cases in India

 There has been an unprecedented surge in the cases of chikungunya cases, reported the national vector borne disease control programme (NVBDCP), the central nodal agency for the prevention and

National parties spend a lot more on candidates than regional parties

The national parties gave to its candidates more than double the amount that the regional parties handed over to their candidates, showed a detailed analysis carried out on the funds collected and

BHEL launches hydro electric project in Mizoram

 Maharatna PSU, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), has commissioned the first unit of Tuirial hydro electric Project in Mizoram. This is the first large-rating hydro power project in Miz

IOCL’s first domestic gas and condensate field starts production

 IndianOil Corporation has started production of gas and condensate from Dirok field from August 26, marking advent of its first domestic exploration asset maturing from exploration stage to a

Aadhaar passé, National Register of Indian Citizens is next

 If you thought that by getting the coveted Aadhaar card number your job is done, then think again as the National Register of Indian Citizens (NRIC) is the next big thing that is going to hap

An island of opportunity

Tourism, one of the largest industries in the world, employs approximately 8 percent of the global population. Over the years, it has proved to be a viable socio-economic development strategy for d

“Key milestones achieved in Assam”

In an interview with Governance Now, Anil Kumar Jha, special DGP, CID, Assam, who is also nodal officer for the CCTNS project, speaks of what the system in its present form has helped his state

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