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    N. S. Venkataraman

    N. S. Venkataraman is a trustee with the "Nandini Voice for the Deprived," a not-for-profit organization that aims to highlight the problems of downtrodden and deprived people and support their cause.

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  • STERILISATION OF UNWELCOME REFUGEES NOT UNETHICAL0

    It is reported that there are over 4 million refugees who live in refugee camps around the world. Most of them live on the government’s ration, do not do any productive work and multiply in number in quick time. Several governments in the world are in a dilemma as to whether they should give free

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  • TIBETANS SHOULD BELIEVE THAT INDEPENDENCE POSSIBLE0

    • Blog
    • October 28, 2017

        Some of the recent observations and comments made in social media by the number of Tibetans living as refugees or citizens in other countries give an impression that some of them may be losing confidence that independence of Tibet would happen in their lifetime. Some of them seem to think that such hope

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  • GOVERNMENT OF INDIA”S LAUDABLE EFFORTS FOR BIG LEAP FORWARD0

    • Blog
    • October 26, 2017

    Many Indian and international observers were surprised, and some were even shocked, when the Finance Minister of Government of India announced that around Rs. 7 lakh crore would be pumped into Indian economy to tone up the economic development of the country and make a big leap forward. Why surprise and shock? The surprise and

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  • PRESIDENT XI JINPING’S CONFUSION AND DILEMMA0

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    • October 22, 2017

    In his marathon opening address during the conference of the Communist Party of China (CPC), Chinese President Xi Jinping has spoken about “principal contradiction” facing China. Even while political observers have hair- splitting scrutiny on what President Xi Jinping has meant by “principal contradiction” supposed to be now facing China, it appears that Xi Jinping

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  • WHAT FUTURE FOR FIRECRACKER UNITS IN SIVAKASI REGION0

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    • October 18, 2017

    The recent ban by the Supreme court of India on the sale of firecrackers in New Delhi point to the shape of things to come for the firecracker units in India, particularly in the Sivakasi belt in Tamil Nadu. Sivakasi region in Tamil Nadu produces around 90% of India’s need of firecrackers. Around 300 varieties

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  • WHY NOT DR. MANMOHAN SINGH GIVE BENEFIT OF HIS WISDOM TO COUNTRYMEN?0

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    • October 17, 2017

    Image source: Wikipedia   The public life of Dr. Manmohan Singh, the former Indian Prime Minister, can be divided into three segments namely his pre-Prime Minister days, Prime Minister days and post Prime Minister days. Pre Prime Minister days Dr. Singh held many respectable positions in prestigious bodies like International Monetary fund, Governor of Reserve

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  • DEBATE IN VACUUM ON JOBLESSNESS IN INDIA0

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    • October 14, 2017

    Does anybody know how many people are employed and how many remain unemployed in India today? It is reported that of the total population in India in the working age group, around 7% constitute the organized class in the primary, secondary and tertiary sector. The remaining 93% constitute the unorganized class, which is also termed

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  • BULLET TRAIN IN INDIA – WHY NOT?0

    The latest scheme of Narendra Modi government to be criticized and objected in democratic India is the recently launched bullet train project. Whither Indian democracy? The Indian democracy is now being described variously. Some people call Indian democracy as vibrant and active one where there is no limit on individual freedom, liberty, and freedom of

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  • THE DALAI LAMA HAS NO TIME TO LOSE0

    The recent Doklam episode, where China tried to show its muscle power in its border with Bhutan and India resisted it, and finally China gave up its war cry, clearly indicate that China is now vulnerable. State of the Chinese economy : In the past, China has built capacity at feverish pitch registering steady growth

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  • TIRADE AGAINST GOVERNMENT OF INDIA BY FORMER FINANCE MINISTER – IS IT APPROPRIATE?0

    It is necessary to study the former Indian Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha’s views on the performance of Narendra Modi government based on what he has said in the context of current economic and political scenario, without giving any weightage for his impressive track record. It appears that Yashwant Sinha has done great damage to India’s

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  • LET NOT THE CRITICS SUCCEED IN DERAILING MODI GOVERNMENT’S ECONOMIC POLICIES0

    Critics of Modi government now have a field day with strong support from media particularly visual media, providing wide coverage to conflicting views and highly critical remarks against the Modi government’s policies and programmes. Slow down in Indian economy – Is it so? The GDP growth for one-quarter ( 3 months) of 5.7% is being

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  • LAUDABLE MOVE OF ASSAM GOVERNMENT IN INDIA TO CONTROL POPULATION0

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    • September 21, 2017

    Assam government has approved a proposal to insist that each family in the state should have not more than two children. The Assam government proposes to deny several privileges to those bearing more than two children including the denial of state government jobs. They cannot contest the local body elections. This is a much-needed step

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  • REFUGEES FROM MYANMAR POSE DILEMMA FOR WORLD CONSCIENCE0

    Around 270,000 Rohingya refugees are reported to have entered Bangladesh from Myanmar; in the wake of the ongoing violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine province that has triggered an exodus of refugees. Some of the refugees have entered India also. More refugees are reported to be waiting to cross over. Justifiably, Bangladesh is highly concerned about this

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  • CHINA’S DRIVE TO DOMINATE ASIA NOT TO GO UNCHALLENGED0

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    • September 9, 2017

    By several of its recent acts and approaches in its relationship with other regions in the world, China has given a clear signal that it wants to dominate Asia and emerge as the super power in the world. This grand vision of China is focused on overtaking USA in economic and military might and squeezing

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