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Make e-Prescriptions Mandatory

SUBHASH CHANDRA AGRAWAL, DELHI The Odisha High Court on August 13, 2020, advised doctors to write legible prescriptions preferably...

Eternal Quest For Financial Stability

Acharya says the efforts of the RBI at restoring financial stability were seen by the government as contradictory to pursuing growth

Ram Temple And Question Of Faith

JAYANTA GHOSAL Let’s go to Ayodhya again. On August 5, Prime Minister Narendra Modi went to Ayodhya, the birthplace...

Waive Electricity Bills

In COVID Containment Zones It must be said that the exorbitant power bills have been an additional burden on...

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Regulating NBFCs

The move by the Reserve Bank of India to regulate non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) will be welcomed by the serious players in the sector,

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Rape and Death Penalty 
ONE thing can be asserted conclusively that in the aftermath of the gang-rape of a medical student in Delhi there has been a wave of protests against the system demanding sweeping reforms in the police and judiciary.

The Agony of Yamuna River

BY JOGINDER SINGH

THERE are some schemes of the government, which are bottomless pits, where any amount of money spent, is easily siphoned off, with nothing to show as results.

Deterring Future Predators

The beastly rape of a young woman, who was a paramedical student, in a moving bus in New Delhi and the lethal assault on her male friend has generated a very justified countrywide outrage.

Power of Casinos

Where will the four off-shore casinos operating in the Mandovi river move out to fulfill the Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Parrikar’s promise?

ECONOMIC SCAN

Delhi Gang-Rape Shamed India-I

THE dastardly gang-rape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student in a moving bus in Delhi has aroused the collective consciousness and shame of the nation. Our netas have mouthed the usual clichés expressing anguish and even a sense of ‘helplessness’. (One wonders why lawmakers who are elected to make or change laws should express helplessness).

Morally, UPA Lost FDI Vote

BY KULDIP NAYAR

I WONDER whether the Lok Sabha, the lower house, can last its full tenure till May 2014. The government has been in a minority since the Trinamool Congress of West Bengal withdrew its support a few months ago.

Streamlining Public Transport

The proposal by the transport department to introduce a PPP model for bus transport is likely to raise more questions than hope. What it envisages is a takeover of all 1,500 bus permits (call it semi-nationalisation,

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