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Voter’s Pocket

A day after the state government announced that it would sell onions as` 35 kg, the Bharatiya Janata Party upped the ante by floating a rival scheme to sell it at ` 30 per kg.

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Misrepresentation of Women in Ads

UNION government in recent past has banned advertisements of products like under-wears using undesirable sexy pictures portraying women in bad taste.

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Congress Plenary: Bare-knuckle Fight

BY INDER MALHOTRA
Celebrations of the 125th anniversary of the Indian National Congress at the party’s 83rd plenary has turned into a slugfest between the core of the ruling United Progressive Alliance and the principal opposition party, the BJP.

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Most Favourite Chant

The Centre’s interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday said there was need for reducing the trust deficit between the government and people.

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Difficult to Understand

The ploy of the Congress to ward off the crisis created by the opposition parties bent upon capitalising upon the series of scams that have hit the UPA-II in its very early years has failed to work.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Revive Agriculture in Goa
IT was a moment of great joy for me when a student of Dr Nandakumar Kamat told me he is going to go into agriculture after his PhD in Botany. Today, our youth hanker only after white collar jobs when one can earn much more in agriculture.

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Optimum Arms Spending Vital to India

By Dhurjati Mukherjee
INDIA is going in a big way for defence purchases from various countries. A mammoth agreement has already been signed during the recent visit of the US President, Mr Barack Obama.

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Hypocrisy of High Command

The Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat faces a new paradox. He is being asked by the top leaders of the coalition partner, Nationalist Congress Party, to make room for re-induction of Mr Mickky Pacheco in the cabinet.

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Out of Tune

The very fact that a three-time MLA of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), Mr Akhlaque Ahmed has demanded the resignation of Mr Lalu Prasad from the presidentship of the party taking moral responsibility for election rout in Bihar points to the low ebb in the career of someone who projected himself as the ‘messiah of the poor’.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

True Essence of Christmas
CHRISTMAS is celebrated to commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ but the media has misinterpreted it as the feast of the “fat man” from the North Pole, i.e. Santa Claus, giving a wrong meaning to the saint, St Nicholas, the bishop of Myra who helped the poor.

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