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Modi govt doesn't want to accept
there is 'job crisis': Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, Feb 23 : Firing a fresh salvo at the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi Saturday alleged that the government "did not want to accept" that there was a "job crisis" in the country, and said the PM should hold discussions with the youth to address the issue....

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Stringent action against students if mobile
phone found during class 12 exam: HS Council

Kolkata, Feb 23 : West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education Saturday said strong action will be taken against students if any mobile phone was found in their possession in the examination hall during the class 12 examination....

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Fire claims seven
lives in Bihar village

Gopalganj (Bihar), Feb 22 : Seven persons including four children were charred to death in a fire that broke out in a village in Gopalganj district on Friday, a top district official said.
According to District Magistrate, Gopalganj, Animesh Kumar Parashar, the incident took place at Bakhri village in the early hours killing Bakridan Shah (36), Husntara Khatoon (35), Sufrina (8), Hasanuddin Miyan (24), Salauddin (7) and Shamima (8) besides a seven-month-old boy......

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COMMENT

Budget 2019-20: A
Blast of Hot Air 

Prabhat Patnaik

TIME was when the annual budget of the central government used to be a serious affair. It reflected no doubt the government’s class bias, but how exactly this class bias was expressed through the various budgetary proposals had to be established by scrutinising budgetary figures, which did signify something. There was always of course some wi...

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Trump’s Nuclear Doctrine: I Have the
Biggest Stick, Submit or be Nuked 

Prabir Purkayastha

THE US decision to withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF Treaty) on February 1, follows closely the start of its production of low yield nuclear warheads and plans to deploy them. To complete this picture, the US released last month its Missile Defense Review, which in essence repeats Trump’s speech at the Pentagon, ...

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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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