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  • dna Special: UPA govt plan to woo Kashmiri youth threatens to backfire

    Scholarship ranging between Rs30K and Rs 3L pa meant for national integration yet to reach students who are now in middle of their courses

    Tuesday, 23 April 2013 - 9:00am
  • Bhullar may slip the noose for unsound reasons

    The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed Khalistan Liberation Force terrorist Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar’s plea for commutation of his death sentence to life imprisonment on grounds of inordinate delay in deciding his mercy petition. As the court gave its ruling, a doctor who has been treating the...

    Saturday, 13 April 2013 - 9:00am
  • Government misses RTE deadline for infrastructure in schools

    A radical goal of the Right to Education Act seems to have been lost with union human resource development minister Pallam Raju (in pic) admitting on Friday that the government will not be able to meet the March 31 deadline for infrastructure norms in all schools.

    Saturday, 23 March 2013 - 3:59am
  • AAP at auto union rally in Delhi

    Alok has been driving an auto in Delhi for the last twenty years, but today was the first time he attended an auto rally.

    Thursday, 14 March 2013 - 9:56pm
  • No surprises in Ram Singh's autopsy report

    Ram Singh's death was due to hanging according to the initial post-mortem performed on the body on Tuesday, even though his family has alleged murder.

    Wednesday, 13 March 2013 - 9:30am
  • Selling cigarettes in a market of men

    By all standards, 30-year-old Pawan Devi is living like a 'man'. She sells cigarettes, pan masala, toffees and other tidbits from her small kiosk in Delhi and lives alone in a room which is walking distance from where she works.

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 - 6:00am
  • Women give 'azaadi' to their thoughts

    Slogans highlighting youth's aspirations and moral policing rent the air.

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 - 6:00am
  • Breakthrough might lead to changes in HIV treatment guidelines

    Currently under WHO guidelines, it is only 6 weeks after birth that detection tests are done.

    Tuesday, 5 March 2013 - 10:30am
  • Budget announcements about women nothing more than populist

    If nothing else, the Delhi gang-rape protests have made women's safety an electoral issue. This was evident in the UPA's 'election' budget which mentioned women's safety thrice, obviously out of pressure from the gang-rape protests. Yet, the announcements are inadequate and populist say those...

    Friday, 1 March 2013 - 9:30am
  • 17% increase for education sector is nothing but eyewash

    The Right To Education (RTE) Act, introduced with fanfare in 2010 and reaching its infrastructure deadline in March this year has seen an increase from last year's Rs25,555 crore to Rs27,258 crore this year.

    Friday, 1 March 2013 - 8:00am