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Sunday Spotlight
Published On 27-Jun-2015

Muzzling NGOs, NDA way

Nikhil Dey

The Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA), a topical issue of democratic concern, was first passed during the Emergency...

Mahan: Flashpoint for Govt and NGOs

1) Essar Mahan Power Plant  2) Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant  3) Coalfields of Mahan, MP

Mahan in Madhya Pradesh's Singrauli, where one of the oldest Sal forests in Asia is struggling for its survival, has become the biggest...

Despite court rulings, govt on overdrive against NGOs

The Foreigners Division in Union Home Ministry seems to be burning midnight oil these days to take on NGOs. Since the leakage...

'This is a half-baked plan which is bound to fail'

S P Udayakumar

S P Udayakumar, teacher, writer and anti-nuclear activist from Tamil Nadu, spearheaded a people's movement against the Kudankulam...


Published On 20-Jun-2015

Lalit storm jolts Modi govt

It was not until June 14 when the Sunday Times of London ran a story titled "Howzat! Vaz name-drops to help tycoon" did anyone...

It is not all that 'Lalit' for Modi who faces 2 dozen cases

Thirty years ago on April 2, a young Indian student of Duke University was waiting to hear from a US court what turn his future......

In Raje's first term, he was in full control of Rajasthan

Former IPL chief Lalit Modi has always been more than a high-flying cricket administrator in the previous tenure of Chief Minister...

British govt failed to act against ex-IPL czar

Lalit Modi found it easy to stay on in the United Kingdom (UK) since mid-2010, as the British government was never ready to act against......


Published On 13-Jun-2015

Maggi: Two-minute turmoil

Dh graphic: G Balaji Nangali

For someone sailing the high seas or trekking the high mountains, Maggi noodles was the favourite instant snack to beat the hunger pangs...

Needed: A dose of truth in food advertising

Dinesh C Sharma

The Maggi controversy has brought into focus importance of food safety and pitfalls of celebrity endorsement of unhealthy food products.

Photo Gallery
India and Bangladesh basketball players in action during the 4th South Asian Basketball...

India and Bangladesh basketball players in action during the 4th South Asian Basketball...

A farmer works in a paddy field at Reba Maheswar village, 56 kilometers (35 miles) east of Gauhati..

A farmer works in a paddy field at Reba Maheswar village, 56 kilometers (35 miles) east of Gauhati..

A tiger attacking spotted deers at Nagarahole National Park in Mysore district on Friday...

A tiger attacking spotted deers at Nagarahole National Park in Mysore district on Friday...

Monsoon rain clouds hover over the backdrop of Kitthur Rani Chennamma statue near Town Hall...

Monsoon rain clouds hover over the backdrop of Kitthur Rani Chennamma statue near Town Hall...

Protesters run for cover after police fired teargas shell to disperse them during a clash...

Protesters run for cover after police fired teargas shell to disperse them during a clash...

A gust of wind bends the umbrella of a street vendor crossing the road during a heavy downpour...

A gust of wind bends the umbrella of a street vendor crossing the road during a heavy downpour...

Indian Muslims offer prayers during Ramadan at the Vasi Ullah mosque in Allahabad...

Indian Muslims offer prayers during Ramadan at the Vasi Ullah mosque in Allahabad...

Buddhist monks from Thailand offer special prayers for making a new Temple...

Buddhist monks from Thailand offer special prayers for making a new Temple...

A worker drying up vermicelli at a factory in Allahabad on Friday during Ramadan...

A worker drying up vermicelli at a factory in Allahabad on Friday during Ramadan...

Bollywood actors Amit Sadh, Aditi Rao Hydari and Arshad Warsi at the launch of a new multiplex...

Bollywood actors Amit Sadh, Aditi Rao Hydari and Arshad Warsi at the launch of a new multiplex...

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