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Did Netaji Really Die In The Plane Crash? Politics Society 

India’s Best Kept Secret – Did Netaji really die in the plane crash?

We learn about the past largely from the historians and researchers working on the information available in public domain – in archives, libraries or in private collections. There isn’t much historians can do other than speculate on occasions where they know something is there but can’t reach it. And this mystery is a clear case of history being held hostage to state secrecy. Did Netaji really die in the plane crash? – This is one such question which has been omnipresent in the minds of the Indian diaspora since his…

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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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Indus Water Treaty Politics 

Recent developments over the Indus Water Treaty – Impending Spat?

Indus Water Commissioners of India and Pakistan are set to hold a two-day dialogue in Amritsar on March 20 and 21 after a lull of two years on Indus Water Treaty. The treaty which was signed 57 years ago bounds India and Pakistan to hold a meeting every year. However, the authorities did not convene any in the past two years due to tensions among the two countries. The Indus Water Treaty is a water distribution agreement that was signed on September, 1960 in Karachi by the then Prime Minister…

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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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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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