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1.Rs.500,1000 notes no longer legal tender.

Currency of Rs. 500 and Rs.1,000 ceased to be legal tender from midnight on Tuesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced this in a surprise address to the nation on Tuesday night. He said the decision was taken to root out the menace of black money and corruption.  read more

2.Do you have an action plan on Pollution?

“Will you have an action plan ready before pollution attains such lethal levels that the entire city will be shut down and human lives are threatened,” the Supreme Court asked the Centre on Tuesday . read more

3.The politics of perceptions.

Public discontent is like a chameleon. When we see it, we know it must have been hiding in plain sight for a while; but until we spot it, we are not even aware of its existence. Until Donald Trump catapulted onto the American political scene,   read more

4.All about Tipu Sultan.

Four years ago, in late 2012, after walking out of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to form his own party, the Karnataka Janatha Paksha, B.S. Yeddyurappa had donned   read more

1. Black Out? Rs 500, Rs 1,000 Notes No Longer Valid

Taking the nation by surprise, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announ ced demoneti sation of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes with effect from midnight, making these notes invalid in a major assault on black money , fake currency and corruption. read more

2. Centre, states doing nothing to check smog, says NGT

Civil society is a global phenomenon. It is widely known as an influential ‘third sector’, after the government and business/ industry. Civil society is a natural partner of the socioeconomic development of a nation. Any government would recognise its worth and would naturally prefer to work with this sector for the growth and success of the country.  read more

3. India's share in global social science research less than 2%'

A comprehensive study of social science research has found that India has mere a 1.6% global share in the 16.6 lakh articles published in reputed journals worldwide in the period between 2009-14.  read more

4.Would Uncle Sam Ban Media?

American media doesn’t fight shy of editorial opinion. During US elections media houses openly endorse their preferred candidate just as NYT has backed Hillary Clinton this time. It’s accepted that while the newspaper’s editorial position is in favour of Hillary (editorial pages after all always take a position), its news pages provide news without opinion.Being able to transparently endorse a candidate reflects the institutional strength of the American press.  read more

5. Govt to push reforms to woo investors, plug infra deficit'

Prioritising the need to open up economy further, finance minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said the Centre will step up on reforms to attract more investment and fill up infrastructure deficit, even as he asserted there is a “great amount of impatience“ on the growth front.  read more

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