Abantika Ghosh The Indian Express Group

Abantika Ghosh-

Jains in minority list: Govt says Muslim interest won’t be hurt

Friday 10 January '14

Minority Affairs Minister K Rehman Khan said Sharriff’s claim of more affluent minorities cornering benefits was “unfounded”.
Prasar Bharati overrules I&B

Friday 10 January '14

To go ahead with leasing space to PSU banks for ATMs, renting out advertising billboards.
Govt launches new health programme

Wednesday 8 January '14

It did not offer community-based services or take into account emerging challenges like non-communicable diseases.
Kolkata gangrape: Daughter killed, grieving family seeks justice in Delhi

Wednesday 8 January '14

Bengal gangrape victim’s mother wants punishment for killers; father meets President, NCW chief.
Bhushan on Kashmir has AAP scrambling for cover - and a clarification

Tuesday 7 January '14

BJP slams AAP for taking a 'weak' stand on national security and Bhushan's remarks on Kashmir.
Modi’s promise: will review tax system, need for reform

Monday 6 January '14

Modi was speaking at the fifth foundation day of Bharat Swabhimaan, an organisation run by yoga guru Ramdev.
Former RBS CEO Meera Sanyal jumps on AAP bandwagon, wants to fight LS polls

Friday 3 January '14

Banker says she wants to contest from Mumbai South.
Centre plans ad blitzkrieg for Jan Aushadhi revamp

Thursday 2 January '14

Twenty eight states have a free drugs policy on paper and most of the funding for the schemes comes from the states.
AAP won't join hands with 'corrupt' CPM, says Bhushan

Thursday 2 January '14

Speculation has been rife about a possible alliance of AAP and Left parties since Bhushan’s meeting with former Kerala CM.
AAP to Modi: Fight dynasty by contesting against Rahul

Monday 30 December '13

AAP has so far refrained from targeting Modi.
Govt plans PF-like corpus for Muslim education

Monday 30 December '13

Minister for Minority Affairs K Rahman Khan hopes to raise Rs 10,000-15,000 crore from this effort.
Bill stuck, no check on surrogacy business

Thursday 26 December '13

Yet another Parliament session has passed by and the Assisted Reproductive Techniques (ART) Bill 2010
Muslim community tells Rahul they aren’t benefiting from minority schemes

Tuesday 24 December '13

Many representatives said delimitation of constituencies was a ploy to split Muslim votes.
At Deoband, clerics talk of 'Modi magic'

Sunday 15 December '13

Muslims will vote for BJP but essentially Muslims will tend to veer towards local alternatives like Trinamool.
AAP wants to build an office, writes to Urban Development ministry

Saturday 14 December '13

The AAP has qualified as a regional party by virtue of both the number of seats won.
Gay rights: Disappointed, activists plan review plea, call for repeal of SC verdict

Thursday 12 December '13

All gays ‘minuscule’ section, say let Parliament decide on change or repeal of law.
Working with 2.9 lakh at high risk, NACO upset but hopes to carry on

Thursday 12 December '13

The issue of health services, though, is not limited to AIDS control efforts.
What next: review petition and a fresh case calling for repeal of Section 377

Wednesday 11 December '13

If filed, the petition will be over and above a review petition in the Supreme Court.
Gay sex illegal, says Supreme Court

Wednesday 11 December '13

Activists said Wednesday's judgment will be a landmark in the gay rights' struggle in India.
Buoyed by march into Delhi assembly, AAP sets its sights on Lok Sabha next

Tuesday 10 December '13

Kiran Bedi tweeted: “Unfair for Delhi people not to get a stable government & return to polls again/soon.


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