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World Bank warns of "high uncertainty" over India's growth rate momentum, says downsize risks are "ample"

Bauxite mining in Odisha: Activists warn "massive retaliation" if state government refuses to step back

India's wealth differences between top and bottom are huge, middle class wealth share is shrinking: Credit Suisse report

Gujarat High Court sets aside police decision to prohibit farmers' padyatra to protest Smart City in Dholera SIR

Half of India's health facilities have no access to electricity: World Bank report on "ease" of doing business

Seventeen months in saddle, riding astride an overwhelming mandate, Modi government "loses" its way

Seventeen months in saddle, riding astride an overwhelming mandate, Modi government "loses" its way

To link Gujarat malnutrition to beauty conscious girls is a joke; it disguises ground realities: Top gender expert

Whopping 350 artists support India's top writers' protest move to return Sahitya Akademi award

Why we should listen to #WHO on processed #meat, tweets top environmentalist Sunita Narain

Gujarat's 65% females depend on farming, yet 13% have land rights. Incentivize female landownership, insists NGO

Land ceiling bill meant to "help" industrialists set up shop, easily sell land: Internal Gujarat govt note

Ahmedabad district's Dholera Smart City area first "victim" of Gujarat Bill?: Surplus land for industrial use

Pro-Modi scholar: Manu Smriti never supported caste system; Ambedkar, others quoted its "fake" version

Sunday surprise: #BJPMuktGujarat top Twitter trend, Gujarat BJP for the first time on backfoot on social media

Tell State Human Rights Commission to work out mechanism to protect RTI activists in Gujarat: NHRC told

Dalit women activists equate India's untouchability with apartheid during campaign in nine US cities

Jharkhand's 98% undertrials arrested under false charge of Naxalism, says study based on interview with undertrials

Ahmedabad tops second tier cities for business investment: Ernst & Young, long-time Gujarat govt client

Ernst & Young rates India best investment destination, but says 10% non-established players aware of 'Make in India'

Cattle slaughter ban has adversely impacted India's, esp Maharashtra's, drought-stricken farmers

Is India run by "embattled, authoritarian, repressive regime" supported by vigilante groups? Asks Newsweek

Mumbai, Karachi journalists come together to protest "violence, threats" against Pak artists, writers, cricketers

Dadri episode a result of planning, temple used to extort people to attack hapless family: Minorities Commission

Ahmedabad's high-profile metro rail project evicts tribal workers "settled" for 15 years, no compensation paid

Advantage Congress?: Gujarat High Court sets aside Ordinance postponing local polls citing "disturbances"

Novelist Anita Desai: Will be obliged to return Sahitya Akademi award if it fails stand by protesting writers

Gujarat govt imposes prohibitory orders in Ahmedabad rural to "preempt" farmers' padyatra against Dholera smart city

Awaiting Presidential nod, Gujarat anti-terror bill "qualifies" anti-govt protests as an act of terrorism

Privatization "introduces" deep holes in pockets of Gujarat's poorer sections: Healthcare to pregnent women

Gujarat only state "not accepting" NHRC recommendations, whether it's 2002 riots or deadly silicosis

World writers' body PEN International asks Modi: Why are you silent on attack on writers, free speech?

Dadri lynching: RSS "distances" itself from Panchajanya, Organiser, says they are not its mouthpiece

Want to write to Gujarat chief minister online? Govt site takes you to Anandiben Patel's personal, copyrighted site!

India's undernourished rise from 189.9 to 194.6 million in 2011-15; poor, hungry fail to benefit from growth: FAO

Modi govt's cash transfer policy is "experiment on the poor", is "hardly an encouraging sign": Deaton

RTI pleas reveal, Gujarat Dalit, tribal, OBC landless failed to get surplus land; 55,000 Patels "received" 12 lakh acres

Gujarat's GIFT project falters: Airport authority's 5-year NOC to 35 towers "expires", only two built

India's business confidence "down" by 4.1% in Q4 2015, profits by 8.3%, new orders by 7.3% on y-to-y basis

India "improved" in Global Hunger Index in 2005-14, though inter-state differences remain: Top study

Gujarat govt institute "fails" to train officials into RTI rules, babus ignorant of mode of payment to file plea

With more Mumbai slumdwellers likely to be uprooted, protest rally in Andheri against government "plan"

Farmers to protest Gujarat government move to "hand over" 28,000 ha for proposed Dholera Smart City

A month ahead of his UK visit, British groups ask Modi: Why have you failed to condemn gender violence?

No ease in doing business in India: Reliance think-tank expert quotes top German CEOs who were in India

Amnesty releases interactive map of tens of Indian laws allowing "illegal detention", demands their urgent repeal

UPA miscalculation? World Bank says, 2011-12 Indian poverty was 12.4%, not 20.1%, blames methodology

Gujarat land bill: Only surplus land in urban bodies to be "acquired", as it "can't be used for agriculture"

Gujarat's 2015 Bill seeks to "transfer" land meant for landless, SCs, STs, OBCs, to industrial houses

UK report places India 67th in Quality of Death Index, says despite economic growth it ranks low in health care