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A brief about Chenani Nashri tunnel Society 

Chenani Nashri tunnel : A brief about Kashmir’s new lifeline

Chenani Nashri tunnel, also known as Patnitop Tunnel, is a road tunnel in the state of Jammu and Kashmir on NH44. The work had started in 2011 and was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 2 April, 2017. It is Asia’s longest road tunnel. Built at Rs 3720 crore, the tunnel will reduce the distance between Jammu and Kashmir to Srinagar from 41 km to just 10.9 km, potentially saving 99 crores of rupees per year, and a staggering 27 lakhs of fuel money per month. At 50km/hr speed,…

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Union Budget 2017 in a nutshell Featured Politics 

Union Budget 2017 in a nutshell : Things you need to know

The Union Budget 2017 in a nutshell Amidst a lot of cynicism, and doubts involved about the halting economic progress since the Prime Minister slashed 86% of the Indian currency in one go, finance minister, Arun Jaitley presented the Union budget 2017. Based on extensive research and investigation, the 2017 Union budget was one which tackled the most bothering issues of the Indian economy, along with taking a huge step to marginalize corruption – with development and progress not left behind. The demonetisation scheme which the Indian government refashioned in…

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Featured Politics Society 

Demonetization or Demonisation? : The Other Side

The debate over the relative advantages and disadvantages of the demonetization of 500 and 1000 rupee notes by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been the talk of the nation ever since the policy was announced on the 8th of November. The measure, termed ‘draconian’ by most Opposition parties, was a bolt from the blue for the masses, and the shock effect has left the country reeling at its wake. The measure, ostensibly taken with the intention of clearing the country of black money, has been condemned by many as no…

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Open Forum Politics Society 

Demonetisation : MODIfication or MODIfiction?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s demonetisation move has left the citizens in sheer ambiguity regarding the effectiveness of the move in eradicating black money economy, isn’t it? How far is it going to work as a successful measure to curb corruption? Was it really formulated to eliminate the parallel economy which has developed in the Nation based on “unaccounted money”? Didn’t he calculate the dire consequences which the common mass would have to encounter? Is it an economic move against the big menace to the Indian economy , or a mere…

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