Bihar’s Gandak Plain Economy at its low

Bihar’s Gandak Plain Economy at its low

J. R. Sharan ‘Kisan’ Muzaffarpur, East Champaran and West Champaran district and the neighbouring six districts of Saran, Vaishali, Darbhanga, Madhubani, Sitamarhi, Samstipur are sugarcane growing districts from 1940 onwards. The biggest Sugar mill in the area is Motipur Sugar...
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Minorities Commission celebrates UN Minority Day

Minorities Commission celebrates UN Minority Day

By Aaliya Khan New Delhi: Delhi Minorities Commission celebrated the UN Minority Rights Day on Wednesday, 20 December, here with a cultural show and lectures programme. It was held at the India Islamic Cultural Centre. In addition to offering a...
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Plight of farmers of Gandak Basin, Bihar

Plight of farmers of Gandak Basin, Bihar

By J R Sharan In the 1940s from Muzaffarpur to Narkatiyaganj 160 kms stretch was developed and along with railway track 10 sugar factories were developed but at present only three mills are in working condition where crushing takes palce...
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BJP beats anti-incumbency but Rahul salvages honour in Gujarat

BJP beats anti-incumbency but Rahul salvages honour in Gujarat

By Deepak Parvatiyar* Ahmedabad:  In spite of its defeat, the Congress Party has managed to salvage some honour with an improved performance in Gujarat.  Its defeat in Himachal Pradesh though will make its rival, the BJP, stand taller – while...
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Gujarat verdict will redefine national politics

Gujarat verdict will redefine national politics

By Deepak Parvatiyar* As fates of candidates for the 182 assembly seats are now sealed in the electronic voting machines after the end of the final phase of Gujarat elections on December 14, almost all exit polls are showing majority...
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The Response of CARICOM Armed Forces to Hurricane Maria

The Response of CARICOM Armed Forces to Hurricane Maria

Sanjay Badri-Maharaj* The Category 5 storm, Hurricane Maria, struck the tiny Caribbean island of Dominica on September 18, 2017. The Commonwealth of Dominica, with a population of a mere 72,000, was devastated by the storm. 27 people were killed and...
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CPI urges government to ensure security of bank deposits

CPI urges government to ensure security of bank deposits

New Delhi (NIK): Communist Party of India has asked the Union government to ensure safety and security of bank deposits. According to a press statement CPI general secretaryry S Sudhakar Reddy has urged the government not to play with depositors’...
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Japan Ready to Play Prominent Role in Indo-Pacific, says Ambassador

Japan Ready to Play Prominent Role in Indo-Pacific, says Ambassador

New Delhi: Elaborating upon Japan’s role in the shifting geopolitics in Asia, the Japanese Ambassador to India, Kenji Hiramatsu said Friday that his country’s ‘Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy’ is a statement of Japan’s aim of improving the inter-...
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It is make or break for Alpesh Thakor at Radhanpur

It is make or break for Alpesh Thakor at Radhanpur

Gujarat Key Constituencies: Radhanpur By Deepak Parvatiyar In Radhanpur, a town in North Gujarat’s Patan district, it is the test of the strength of thirty five year old Alpesh Thakor. He, one the of the three young turks, other being...
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Water activists from riparian states resolve to end Cauvery issue

Water activists from riparian states resolve to end Cauvery issue

By Deepak Parvatiyar* Madurai: Over 100 water activists from South Indian states of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra deliberated for two days and resolved to end the over century old Cauvery dispute by looking at the river “beyo...
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