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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Bring In Game Changer Bills THE people of India have given  a clear mandate to the BJP, which  can now bring in reform bills. The new NDA government should push for reform  bills, including on the abolition of Article 370 and 35A of the Constitution, implementation of  two-child norm for a family, women reservation, simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha …

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How Centre Can Improve State Finances

R K PATTNAIK & JAGDISH RATTANANI THE new NDA government will take charge in the last week of May 2019. The immediate task before the government is to prepare and present the Union budget. The budget exercise will be against the backdrop of a sub-par 4 per cent inflation rate, a growth rate of a little higher than 7 per …

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Dynastic Politics Is Overhyped The general feeling is that voters are against dynastic politics and may not be in favour of the siblings of established politicians taking up the mantle from their well-known parents. This however could just be a hype. The average voter is more concerned about more pressing issues like unemployment, price rise, security for women, farmers’ woes, …

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Trade War Has No Winners

The US has increased import duty from 10 per cent to 25 per cent on almost $200 billion of Chinese imports AJIT RANADE AFTER the exit polls on May 19 predicted a landslide victory for the National Democratic Alliance, the stock market in Mumbai gave a euphoric salute, and the index broke its previous record. But across the Asia Pacific, …

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Solving Sabarimala Issue Now that the BJP government has come to power at the Centre, Sabarimala issue is surely going to be solved taking into account of the assurances given by the Prime Minister during his electioneering for the just concluded Lok Sabha Polls. It is a hot burning issue by all means, and the LDF government in the state …

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Goa Staring At Drought And Flash Floods

Nandkumar M Kamat The model code of conduct (MCC) may be over. There is a government in Goa but people feel no governance. The senior officers are neither accessible, approachable or sensitive and responsive to public suggestions for doing public good. Most of them are never seen in the field interacting directly with the people. They seem to be pleased …

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Speed Up Rape Case Trials The increasing number of incidents of rape in Rajasthan, particularly in Alwar is a cause for great concern. Close on the heels of gang rape of a woman by hoodlums, a minor girl was reportedly raped by youth when the former had come to attend a marriage. The youth too were in the town for …

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Cong Responsible For Politics Of Division

SAEED NAQVI India’s 187 million Muslims deserve a round of applause for the diligent docility with which they have allowed themselves to be the “other” against which the divisions within Hindu society have been composed into an ever increasing expanse of saffron. In geological time there will also be harmony in this expanse. By stealth, the Congress created the platform …

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Modi’s Landmark Majority Win As expected the results of the General Elections 2019 has given a clear mandate to NDA and to the incumbent BJP led Narendra Modi. The outburst during the exit polls and opinion surveys as claimed by several analysts has now led to believe that such an exercise of post poll survey is a genuine factor for …

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Modi Can Deliver On Basic Needs

Rajdeep Sardesai With Prime Minister NarendraModi having scripted a slice of  history by becoming the first leader since Indira Gandhi to win two successive majority government elections, it maybe time for him to once again send out a few ‘thank you’ cards to those who have contributed to his remarkable political victory. Amit Shah: No one has exemplified the BJP’s …

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