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GN Bureau | January 21, 2017
An ambitious scheme to provide Soil Health Cards for 14 crore land holdings spread across the country seems to be moving at a painfully slow pace. Prime minister Narendra Modi on August 21 reviewed the progress and he was informed that 16 States/UTs have completed the first
With two major train accidents in succession this week, we list the major train accidents that have occurred since 2014: 26 May 2014 – 12556 Gorakhdham Express collided with a stationary freight train near Khalilabad station in Uttar Pradesh. 25
Swift, time-bound resolution or liquidation of stressed assets will be critical for de-clogging bank balance sheets and for efficient reallocation of capital, said Reserve Bank of India governor Urjit Patel. Addressing the inaugural session of the “National Conference
Should the practice of paying farmers a minimum support price (MSP) for some crops be scrapped? That is what several experts have suggested. This is part of the discourse that follows the recent supreme court advice to the government to formulate a national policy to protect farmers. MSP ha
Should there be uniform civil code in India?
History could have repeated itself as a farce, but in the triple talaq case today, there has been no replay. A historic blunder has been undone, though it has taken three decades. The supreme court has once again taken a stance in favour of individual freedom and against fundamentalism &nda