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NPRD expresses its serious concern at the
deteriorating health of Prof. G N Saibaba,

New Delhi, December 15: Muralidharan, General Secretary, National Platform for the Rights of the Disabled(NPRD) has issued the following statement:The National Platform for the Rights of the Disabled (NPRD) expresses its serious concern at the deteriorating health of Prof. G N Saibaba..

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Rahul Gandhi attacks PM,
accuses BJP of spreading hatred

New Delhi, Dec 16 : Soon after taking charge as the Congress president, Rahul Gandhi today launched a frontal attack on the BJP, accusing it of spreading hatred and alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was taking India back to medieval times.....

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Historic Town Hall building to
become earthquake-proof

Kolkata, Dec 15 : The West Bengal government has decided to strengthen the Tuscan pillars of the historic Town Hall building here and make it earthquake-proof, officials said.
This will be a part of the building's restoration project, they said.
The decision of strengthening the 204-year-old building was taken, on the basis of the advice given by experts from IIT Roorkee, since the city witnessed a series of mild tremors in the last couple of years, a senior official at the Public Works Departm...

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A Dangerous Bill on Banks: Where Depositors
Are Made to Pay For Corporate Defaulters 

Prabhat Patnaik

The BJP government, it appears, cannot remain content without inflicting irreparable damage on the institutions of the Indian economy. Its latest move in this direction is the Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance (FRDI) Bill which was introduced in Parliament on the last day of the winter session and is now with a Select Committee......

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The Destruction of Babri Masjid
– the 25th Anniversary

Irfan Habib

THE town that is called Ayodhya in Valmiki’s Ramayana, as well as today, was known as Awadh in pre-British times. Tulsidas in hisRamcharit Manas called it Awadh-puri. It was a large city, capital of the province that was also called Awadh. It had, therefore, a large Muslim population. ...

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27th December, 2015 towards Red Brigade

Huge rally by CPIM in Kolkata at Brigade Parade Ground on Sunday on 27th December, 2015.

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