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Swaraj Thapa

The writer, a former journalist, is with the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha

‘Our level of cooperation in working with Chhattisgarh govt will be more’
Sat, Jun 01, 2013

In the backdrop of the Maoist attack on a Congress Parivartan rally in Chhattisgarh last week,Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde

Indira model,Rahul mould
Fri, May 31, 2013

Since he became the Congress vice-president,Rahul Gandhi is demonstrating a visibly tougher streak and nowhere was it more evident

Govt toughens stand,hints at change in anti-Naxal strategy
Tue, May 28, 2013

Indicating a toughening of stand against Naxalism,Minister of State for Home R P N Singh on Monday suggested that a change of strategy in addressing the menace was necessary in the wake of the attack on Congress leaders in Chhattisgarh that killed top political leaders including PCC chief Nand Kumar Patel and former minister Mahendra Karma.

Nine years on,Sonia,PM put up show of unity,Singh hints at unfinished business
Thu, May 23, 2013

SP,BSP miss anniversary event to release report card

UPA-2 anniversary today,report card to outline work done in last 9 years
Wed, May 22, 2013

Manmohan Singh is expected to take part credit for the Congress victory in Karnataka.

Railways returns to Joshi,Sibal gets crucial law ministry
Sun, May 12, 2013

The choice of Sibal on the other hand may have been the result of very few options available

Railways returns to Joshi,Sibal gets crucial law ministry
Sat, May 11, 2013

They will replace Ashwani Kumar and Pawan Bansal,who got their marching orders on Friday.

Cabinet gives in-principle nod to aviation hub policy
Fri, May 10, 2013

inter-ministerial committee to iron out differences over a policy to set up aviation hubs in the country after petroleum minister Veerappa Moily strongly opposed civil aviation minister Ajit Singh’s proposal to ease tariff regime on aviation turbine fuel (ATF) as part of the policy at a meeting of the Union Cabinet.

New guidelines likely for sale,lease of govt land
Thu, May 09, 2013

In what could have a far-reaching effect on future sale or lease of government land to private players,the Centre is proposing

Coal blocks case: SC hearing today,govt gets new lawyer
Wed, May 08, 2013

The govt has roped in senior lawyer T R Andhyarujina to assist the team of lawyers in the SC.

Pawar all set to ask for special package
Mon, Apr 14, 2014

Likely to meet PM,wants Bundelkhand-type relief

Pawar to seek special package for state
Mon, May 06, 2013

Drought: Likely to meet Prime Minister,wants Bundelkhand-type relief for Maharashtra

Manual scavenging: Cabinet to discuss draft Bill tomorrow
Tue, Apr 30, 2013

Should manual scavenging be termed as a national shame and at what stage can human excreta be lifted by a safai karmachari?

Ministers flag down two plans,PM sets up GoMs
Fri, Apr 19, 2013

Rural Livelihood Foundation for tribal areas,restructuring of central schemes not cleared

To woo Nitish Kumar,Govt set to clear special package for Bihar
Thu, Apr 18, 2013

Bihar has been getting funds under the BRGF to tune of Rs 1,000 to Rs 1,500 crore a year since 2003.

On Cabinet table today,changes in bribery law
Thu, Apr 18, 2013

But proposal to give sanction cover to retd bureaucrats

Pranab to send Karat letter on Narayanan stand to Centre
Tue, Apr 16, 2013

Bringing into focus the larger question of the extent to which a governor can cross the line of political neutrality,President Pranab Mukherjee

Bhullar’s case may not affect others on death row
Wed, Apr 16, 2014

All the 16 mercy petitions that President Pranab Mukherjee turned down recently may not necessarily suffer the same fate as that of Devinderpal Singh Bhullar,whose plea for commutation of death sentence was rejected on Friday by the Supreme Court,as they will be decided on a case-by-case basis,Rashtrapati Bhawan sources said.

Bhullar case may not affect others on the death row
Sat, Apr 13, 2013

How can they be viewed in the same yardstick,a source said.

Wooing Young people
Thu, Apr 11, 2013

As the Congress moves towards perhaps projecting the relatively young Rahul Gandhi as its prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections

Fireworks at GoM,ministers oppose skills upgrade body
Fri, Mar 29, 2013

Idea of an NSDA was mooted by PM Manmohan Singh in his Independence Day speech in 2012.

I think UPA is there to stay,says Praful
Wed, Mar 27, 2013

Pouring cold water on the prospects of a third front emerging after the next Lok Sabha polls,as hinted by SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav

Protect all citizens: Pranab to Dhaka
Wed, Mar 06, 2013

Moni slams Zia for calling off meeting with Pranab

Statement calls for protection of rights of Hindu minorities
Wed, Mar 06, 2013

“We are hopeful that internal political differences can be resolved through dialogue and that the rights of all communities would be fully respected,” he said.

Amid Bangla violence,Pranab stresses nurturing democracy
Tue, Mar 05, 2013

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday sent a strong message to Bangladesh urging it to nurture democracy and democratic values