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The Hindu
Jairam, Yechury grilled at book launchSometimes politicians face uncomfortable questions in the most casual circumsta
Jairam, Yechury grilled at book launch
The Hindu / Posted 13 hours ago
Sometimes politicians face uncomfortable questions in the most casual circumstances. At the launch of the book “Lal Lakeer” on Wednesday, former Union Minister Jairam Ramesh and CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury found themselves fielding tough... Read more
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dna
North Pole to the Third Pole: Following climate change debate from the Arctic to the HimalayasPlanet Earth’s circumpolar north region, or the Arctic Circle, is not as uninha
North Pole to the Third Pole: Following climate change debate from the Arctic to the Himalayas
dna / Posted yesterday
Planet Earth’s circumpolar north region, or the Arctic Circle, is not as uninhabitable as many would think. It is home to a sizeable number of people, indigenous communities, trade, commerce, energy, military and every other condition of humankind... Read more
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Business Standard India
Discretion is the only policy on GM cropsHow safe is it to grow genetically modified, or GM, mustard on Indian farms? An
Discretion is the only policy on GM crops
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
How safe is it to grow genetically modified, or GM, mustard on Indian farms? An answer to that requires a deep understanding of conflicting scientific views.How safe is it to grow genetically modified, or GM,... Read more
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The Indian Express
Eye on safety, Govt defers GM mustard decisionA protest against GM mustard outside the Ministry of Environment, Forests & Cli
Eye on safety, Govt defers GM mustard decision
The Indian Express / Posted 5 days ago
A protest against GM mustard outside the Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change, Friday. (Express photo by Praveen Khanna) HELPING THE government buy peace with activists protesting against granting clearance to the first transgenic food... Read more
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asianage
Does GM food pass scientific muster?The debate on genetically modified (GM) mustard has acquired an epic and urgent
Does GM food pass scientific muster?
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
The debate on genetically modified (GM) mustard has acquired an epic and urgent quality. It is a story that needs a wider elaboration. If science is public knowledge, then scientific research has to be open to public debate and scrutiny. For this,... Read more
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The Hindu
RSS Affiliate, Swadeshi Jagran Manch, Protests GM Mustard Commercialization PlanThe Swadeshi Jagran Manch- a social organisation affiliated to the Rashtriya Sw
RSS Affiliate, Swadeshi Jagran Manch, Protests GM Mustard Commercialization Plan
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
The Swadeshi Jagran Manch- a social organisation affiliated to the Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh-has condemned plans leading to possible commercialisation of genetically-modified mustard. “Swadeshi Jagaran Manch reiterates its long pending demands:-... Read more
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Business Standard India
Modi govt takes potshots at UPA over MGNREGA implementationCongress has repeatedly accused the government of trying to 'dilute' the provis
Modi govt takes potshots at UPA over MGNREGA implementation
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
Congress has repeatedly accused the government of trying to 'dilute' the provisions of the schemeCongress has repeatedly accused the government of trying to 'dilute' the provisions of the... Read more
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The Telegraph
1991 reform mirror for ModiNew Delhi, Jan. 30: Big bang reforms, something industry has been hoping for si
1991 reform mirror for Modi
The Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
New Delhi, Jan. 30: Big bang reforms, something industry has been hoping for since the Modi government came to power in May 2014, require political leadership and risk-taking of the kind then Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao displayed in 1991. This... Read more
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The Hindu
Rahul Gandhi to brief PCC chiefs of protest planCongress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will summon all 37 Pradesh Congress Commit
Rahul Gandhi to brief PCC chiefs of protest plan
The Hindu / Posted 12 days ago
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will summon all 37 Pradesh Congress Committee chiefs on February 5 and brief them of the party’s plan to launch a nationwide campaign against the BJP government’s alleged attempts to weaken the Mahatma Gandhi... Read more
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New Kerala
Modi government diluting Forest Rights Act: JairamNew Delhi, Jan 29 : Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Friday accused the Narendr
Modi government diluting Forest Rights Act: Jairam
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
New Delhi, Jan 29 : Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Friday accused the Narendra Modi-led NDA government of "diluting the Forest Rights Act" and said his party will launch a nation-wide political campaign on the lines of the one it ran against... Read more
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The Hindu
Rajiv erred in opening Ayodhya site, says Pranab in memoir‘Masjid demolition was Narasimha Rao’s biggest failure’ President Pranab Mukhe
Rajiv erred in opening Ayodhya site, says Pranab in memoir
The Hindu / Posted 13 days ago
‘Masjid demolition was Narasimha Rao’s biggest failure’ President Pranab Mukherjee says the opening of the Ram Janmabhoomi temple site in Ayodhya was an “error of judgement” by the then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and the demolition of the Babri... Read more
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The Hindu
For a greener and cleaner futureThe path India should take for sustainable growth was discussed at the JLF At
For a greener and cleaner future
The Hindu / Posted 13 days ago
The path India should take for sustainable growth was discussed at the JLF At a session titled Red Signals, Green Hopes at the Jaipur Literary Festival, former union minister Jairam Ramesh, one of the key negotiators at the Paris climate conference;... Read more
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The Brown Daily Herald
Brown-India Initiative looks to expand into centerAfter five years of exponential growth, the Brown-India Initiative is looking t
Brown-India Initiative looks to expand into center
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted 14 days ago
After five years of exponential growth, the Brown-India Initiative is looking to expand its scope to include all of South Asia and become a formal research center, said Ashutosh Varshney, director of the Brown-India Initiative and professor of... Read more
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Business Standard India
Encouraging GM food crops only way out for India: K V ThomasSays Genetically Modified (GM) crops is the only way the country can feed its g
Encouraging GM food crops only way out for India: K V Thomas
Business Standard India / Posted 17 days ago
Says Genetically Modified (GM) crops is the only way the country can feed its growing populationSays Genetically Modified (GM) crops is the only way the country can feed its growing... Read more
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asianage
PM silence on Net neutrality deafening: Jairam RameshSenior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh during a press conference at party headqua
PM silence on Net neutrality deafening: Jairam Ramesh
asianage / Posted 24 days ago
Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh during a press conference at party headquarter in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI) The Congress on Sunday criticised the Centre’s action plan on start-ups a day after its launch as it said that Prime Minister Narendra... Read more
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asianage
PM silence on Net neutrality deafening Jairam RameshSenior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh during a press conference at party headqua
PM silence on Net neutrality deafening Jairam Ramesh
asianage / Posted 24 days ago
Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh during a press conference at party headquarter in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI) The Congress on Sunday criticised the Centre’s action plan on start-ups a day after its launch as it said that Prime Minister Narendra... Read more
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Calcutta News
Congress accuses Modi of deafening silence on net neutrality New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The Congress on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narend
Congress accuses Modi of deafening silence on net neutrality
Calcutta News / Posted 24 days ago
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The Congress on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "deafening silence" on the issue of net neutrality at the launch of Start-Up India action plan and... Read more
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New Kerala
Congress accuses Modi of deafening silence on net neutralityNew Delhi, Jan 17 : The Congress on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Congress accuses Modi of deafening silence on net neutrality
New Kerala / Posted 24 days ago
New Delhi, Jan 17 : The Congress on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "deafening silence" on the issue of net neutrality at the launch of Start-Up India action plan and demanded the Rs.10,000 crore fund for new enterprises be directed... Read more
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The Hindu
Animal rights groups pounce on BJPActivists question the fact that leaders within the party have backed anti-jall
Animal rights groups pounce on BJP
The Hindu / Posted 25 days ago
Activists question the fact that leaders within the party have backed anti-jallikattu campaign The BJP’s strategy of accusing animal rights groups of being part of an international conspiracy to wipe out indigenous bull breeds by banning jallikattu... Read more
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The Telegraph
Thank Delhi, Kejri high on odd-evenNew Delhi, Jan. 15: Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal addressed a "thanksgiv
Thank Delhi, Kejri high on odd-even
The Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
New Delhi, Jan. 15: Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal addressed a "thanksgiving" news conference today where he praised Delhi for complying with the odd-even vehicle rationing experiment over the past 15 days. "People told me stories of how they... Read more
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Business Standard India
Congress says Jaitley lost complete command and control of the economyWith key economic figures faltering, Opposition Congress today lambasted Arun J
Congress says Jaitley lost complete command and control of the economy
Business Standard India / Posted 28 days ago
With key economic figures faltering, Opposition Congress today lambasted Arun Jaitley. Congress spokesperson and Rajya Sabha MP Jairam Ramesh said, "The Finance Minister has amply showed us how not to manage the economy." Citing the negative Index of... Read more
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New Kerala
Policy blueprint for 'Startup India' provided by usNew Delhi, Jan 13 : The Congress on Wednesday sought to wrest credit for the 'S
Policy blueprint for 'Startup India' provided by us
New Kerala / Posted 28 days ago
New Delhi, Jan 13 : The Congress on Wednesday sought to wrest credit for the 'Startup India' initiative from the government, saying it conceived the policy blueprint even though Prime Minister Narendra Modi was claiming credit. "We understand that... Read more
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The Hindu
Embarrassment to BJP, but rivals’ glee mutedDespite the setback, Bharatiya Janata Party’s political rivals are unlikely to
Embarrassment to BJP, but rivals’ glee muted
The Hindu / Posted 29 days ago
Despite the setback, Bharatiya Janata Party’s political rivals are unlikely to level harsh criticism against it for the fear of antagonising public sentiment in the election year he Supreme Court’s stay on the Centre’s order allowing the conduct of... Read more
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New Kerala
First edition of Tata Steel Bhubaneswar Literary meet inauguratedBhubaneswar/Kolkata, Jan 10 : The first edition of Tata Steel Bhubaneswar Liter
First edition of Tata Steel Bhubaneswar Literary meet inaugurated
New Kerala / Posted 1 months ago
Bhubaneswar/Kolkata, Jan 10 : The first edition of Tata Steel Bhubaneswar Literary Meet was formally inaugurated on Saturday by the Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik at Lalitkala Akademi, Regional Centre, Bhubaneswar in the presence of T V... Read more
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The Telegraph
Naveen not to pen his memoirChief minister Naveen Patnaik releases the Odia translation of Romance of Tata
Naveen not to pen his memoir
The Telegraph / Posted 1 months ago
Chief minister Naveen Patnaik releases the Odia translation of Romance of Tata Steel, at the Tata Steel Bhubaneswar Literary Meet on Saturday. Picture by Sanjib Mukherjee Biographers of RD Burman Balaji Vittal and (right) Anirudha Bhattacharjee will... Read more
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New Kerala
Congress not against GST bill: RameshBhubaneswar, Jan 9 : Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Saturday said his
Congress not against GST bill: Ramesh
New Kerala / Posted 1 months ago
Bhubaneswar, Jan 9 : Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Saturday said his party is not against the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill, as the BJP says, and instead held Prime Minister Narendra Modi responsible for holding it up. "Congress is not... Read more
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