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Confusion Confounded, Harassment Increases The chaos at the RTO has now shifted to the Real Mazon plate fixing area! At least after suffering at the RTO, the receipt gave a date and time! Now there are long queues of people pending/ postponed jobs due unavailability of plates/ technical reasons and one window. When one reaches the window and your plates …

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Development Not At Cost Of Ecology

In remote hilly regions influx of more automobiles due to new roads will only worsen the health of people as it would contribute to further deforestation, water depletion A certain defence of ecology may seem elitist but isn’t. We were recently in conversation with one of the residents in the Himalayan village we spend a large part of the year …

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Govt Needs To Tackle Alcohol Addiction It is indeed gladdening to note that the Industries Department has cleared a proposal to declare all Industrial Estates in Goa as alcohol-free zones. Considering that such an idea was mooted with the safety of the workmen employed in mind and is aimed at improving the functioning of industrial units, the department needs to …

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Ultra Nationalism Cannot Be The Only Poll Plank

Ultra nationalism will give a platform an initial boost to take-off  but ultra nationalism cannot be sustained over long distances. BY SAEED NAQVI After the Maharashtra, Haryana elections, when I reverted to friends and acquaintances, my personal pool for an opinion survey, a majority heaved a sigh of relief. This was at variance from the response of this very group …

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High On Business, Low On Hunger Index

While we work ceaselessly to have economic reforms which are market and business friendly, which support jobs and livelihood creation, let’s not lose sight of output measures like child mortality and other health indicators. By Ajit Ranade Two global rankings were announced recently. One was the 2019 ‘Doing Business’  report published by the World Bank, which was earlier called the …

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

J&K An Internal Matter The situation in Jammu and Kashmir is still far from being normal, after the unrest noticed in the valley, particularly following the withdrawal of communication services which immensely created a lot of inconvenience to the people who could not even contact their near and dear ones. Though this move has been criticised even by our own …

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Principles On How Security Works

As the threat scenario is never static, security is not a onetime event. The flow of information called intelligence, must keep up D C Pathak There is no halfway deal in Security. Management of security works on the principle of completeness. You cannot feel satisfied if your house is half secure or if only a part of it is fully …

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Corruption-Free Govt Should Be The Priority

Ganapathi Bhat, Akola The Maharashtra assembly election has thrown some surprises. Though the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) — Shiv Sena (SS) combine has returned to power, and will form a government for the second consecutive term, the top brass of the BJP may not entirely be happy with the final outcome.  The BJP was hoping against hope to garner a …

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Despite Growth Slowdown Hopes Still Alive

Suyash Choudhary After the recent monetary policy, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)/Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) are now emphatically firing on all three cylinders of rates, liquidity, and guidance. There is some appreciation subsequently, in the very front end of the rate curve of this new reality, as demonstrated by the 91-day treasury bill yield now moving below the repo …

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

No Blackmail Politics It refers to election-results of State-Assemblies of Haryana and Maharashtra where ruling BJP failed to gain absolute majority at its own thus being compelled to dance to tune of Jannayak Janta Party and Shiv Sena both of these regional parties in a position to enable forming government with either BJP or non-BJP parties. Social media is flooded …

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