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After Wife and Daughter, Father and Son Hang Themselves

BK Bansal and his son hung themselves two months after wife and daughter

Hardnews Bureau Delhi

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Holds No Water

The AOL Foundation’s defence of its decision to organise the World Cultural Festival on the banks of the Yamuna may not be convincing, but the inefficacy of the NGT and the Indian judicial system in the matter is also cause for concern
Abeer Kapoor Delhi

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One Man and His Inspiring Battle against Manual Scavenging

My ultimate dream is to see that nobody anywhere in the world has to lift human excreta, says Bezwada Wilson
Tripti Nath Delhi 

Surrogacy Bill: Creating a black market for wombs

The provisions of the Surrogacy Bill 2016 will only lead to pushing the commercial surrogacy underground with surrogates becoming vulnerable to exploitation
Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi

Dengue Outbreak: Blame Game continues

While Delhi sees new cases of Chikungunya surfacing, the dengue outbreak continues unabated with the authorities concerned washing their hands off the matter altogether
Shibu Kumar Tripathi Delhi

Mohalla Clinic: A giant leap for healthcare

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government has managed to carve a new road for healthcare in India, its ambitious mohalla clinic initiative is making noise globally as an alternative to deteriorating primary healthcare facilities, being much more affordable and easily accessible
Shibu Kumar Tripathi Delhi

Game of Thrones: Lucknow Edition

The rift between the first family of Uttar Pradesh politics is out in the open with uncle and nephew firmly and squarely at loggerheads
Pradeep Kapoor Lucknow

Bihar Liquor Ban: Prohibition to Repression

That is the unhappy progression of the Bihar Liquor Policy, with the new provisions being sought to be added by the zealous Mahagathbandhan
Shibu Kumar Tripathi Delhi

GST will not change India

It would be foolish to deny the benefits of the landmark legislation for the business community and in terms of administrative streamlining, but more foolish still is the notion that it is going to radically change India’s growth story
Dhruba Basu Delhi 

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