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Kabul killings: New dimensions in today's journalist copybook

News reporting has always been hazardous work. I learnt this first hand when barely four years in the field as a cub reporter in Delhi. It was the 1970s and bomb explosions like the recent one in Kabul which killed nine, including a woman, journalists, were yet to be listed as dangers in a reporter’s copybook.

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Decision on pellet gun

The use of pellet guns continues unabated. Recently the pellets made a hole in the belly of a youth causing intense damage to his vital organs. This has happened at a time when the authorities are seriously considering grant of amnesty to persons held for stone pelting.

Prisoners have rights

The reports of the Kashmiri prisoners manhandled in Tihar Jail have raised grave concerns. Not only the concerned families, but the entire civil society is aghast over what has been reported.

Glad Tidings

It came as a huge relief to millions across the country that ‘there will be no compromise on a citizen fundamental rights’. 

Sharma’s second visit

The centre's special representative on Kashmir Dineshwar Sharma has ruled out the release of the political prisoners as part of his initiative in Kashmir.

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India poised to join China as global leaders in renewables: Report

India is poised to join China as the two global leaders in the renewable energy technology-led transformation, a US-based research institute said.


India in “good position” to face fallout from possible trade tensions: UN economist

India is in a “good position” to deal with any fallout from global trade tensions and with right policies can reach an 8 percent-plus growth rate and hold it, according to a UN econo...