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Clouds of prosperity – The Hindu (April 20, 2017)

Clouds of prosperity – The Hindu (April 20, 2017) The ‘normal’ monsoon forecast of the India Meteorological Department brings the promise of a year of growth and good health for India’s economy and ecology. ,… For further reading, visit “The … Continue reading

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Equity in debt – The Hindu (April 19, 2017)

Equity in debt – The Hindu (April 19, 2017) The advice of the expert committee to review the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Act of 2003 requires attention, given India’s track record…. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This … Continue reading

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Lines of defence – The Hindu (April 19, 2017)

Lines of defence – The Hindu (April 19, 2017) n the face of extreme and unreasonable complaints against Electronic Voting Machines by a number of political parties,… For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is provided here with permission. … Continue reading

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Legally enabling – The Hindu (April 18, 2017)

Legally enabling – The Hindu (April 18, 2017) The HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill passed by Parliament does not guarantee access to anti-retroviral drugs and treatment for opportunistic infections,… For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is … Continue reading

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Outrageous Defiance – The Hindu (April 17, 2017)

Outrageous Defiance – The Hindu (April 17, 2017) He has brought the judiciary into disrepute, flouted all norms of judicial conduct and thrown an open challenge to the Supreme Court. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is provided … Continue reading

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Know Your English – The Hindu (Apr 16, 2017)

Know Your English – The Hindu (Apr 16, 2017) If you are a student, can you use the word ‘colleague’ to refer to a fellow student? (C Sandhya, Chennai) First, let us deal with the pronunciation of this word. For … Continue reading

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Blunt pointers – The Hindu (April 15, 2017)

Blunt pointers – The Hindu (April 15, 2017) By-elections are no more than pointers to the popular mood. They are not firm trend-setters for a general election. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is provided here with permission. … Continue reading

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Courting faith and reason – The Hindu (April 14, 2017)

Courting faith and reason – The Hindu (April 14, 2017) The Challenger space shuttle exploded in 1986, killing all seven crew members. It occurred because of a design flaw in the rocket boosters of the spacecraft. For further reading, visit … Continue reading

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On a glide path? – The Hindu (April 14, 2017)

On a glide path? – The Hindu (April 14, 2017) Hiking fuel prices at petrol pumps is such a politically fraught exercise that there is even a hesitation to decrease prices so as to safeguard against a possible spike in … Continue reading

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In a safer lane – The Hindu (April 13, 2017)

In a safer lane – The Hindu (April 13, 2017) The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill passed by the Lok Sabha this week will take a little more time to come into force, since it has not cleared the Rajya Sabha … Continue reading

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