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THE INDIAN IRON MAN: Anna Hazare

By Sumedha Bharpilania The man who was responsible for materializing the unthinkable concept of a ‘model village’ is now sowing seeds of hope in the hearts and minds of the common Indian person – the hope of achieving a ‘model nation’, one that is sans the evils of corruption. 71 year old PadmaShri Anna Hazare- [...]

National Food Security Act: Facing the Reality

        By Ramsha Alam One Indian child dies of hunger-related causes every minute. More than 60 million tonnes of grain are lying idle in FCI godowns. About 28% of this grain is lying in the open, and without adequate cover, much of it is rotting. The Government spends about twice as much [...]

Cockpit Blues

By Neha Sen  Delays and cancellation of flights are passé. The new danger lurking in the skies are ‘pilots’ who have exchanged their passenger seat for a seat in the cockpit. And like everything else, all you need is a pocket full of pelf and a set of corrupt officials with power in their hands: [...]

FURY UNFOLDING IN FUKUSHIMA

By Muskan Bhatia An apocalypse broke over Japan on March 11, when the strongest ever earthquake hit over its coasts. Measuring 8.9 on the Richter scale, it generated a thirty foot tsunami which deluged the country’s north-east coast. Successive aftershocks continued to hamper the relief work in the country ravaged by nature’s wrath. If the [...]

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