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Saranda Plan

Nine months on, police camps sole development in Saranda Plan

Scheme meant for the tribals has been hijacked by mining firms, claim activists »

Give the Saranda Development Plan a chance

I read Aman Sethi's piece on the Saranda Development Plan (“Nine mont...»

Aman Sethi responds

With all due respect to Mr. Jairam Ramesh, I believe the Minister has misconstrued the central thrust of the article. As the lead paragr...»


Public Health Policies and the Tobacco Industry

A law making it mandatory for health warnings to cover 85 per cent of the total display area on packages of tobacco products was put on hold in March, five days before it was to take effect. In this article, Aparna Ravi calls for the implementation of internationally accepted guidelines to protect public health policies from being influenced by the vested interests of the tobacco industry by taking proactive measures to address conflicts of interest. Read more. »

The then Pakistan President Ayub Khan said in a broadcast that India’s "threats against Pakistan" could lead to "general and total war".

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