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Indian Railways just made yet another futile promise to end this terrible practice

The Indian Railways has just made a remarkable undertaking. It has officially told the National Human Rights Commission that bio-toilets will be installed in all coaches by 2022. 726 more words

Post-Kargil scams: Sonia's odd behaviour

Sonia Gandhi, too, should share the blame for sweeping the post-Kargil scams under the carpet. She, as not only the Leader of the Opposition in Parliament at the time but also the President of the country’s oldest political party, had woken up too late to the “mess” that Fernandes had created in the wake of the Kargil conflict and, then too, her approach had been lackadaisical. 408 more words


Simplicity gets a back seat in Modi regime

Karia Munda, 78, is a tribal, simple man, firmly rooted in what the Sangh Parivar likes to describe as ‘Bharat’ as contrasted to ‘India’. He has contributed immensely to the BJP’s acceptability among the tribals of what was then south Bihar and is now Jharkhand. 306 more words