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Jan 28, 2015
Photos: Obama, Modi make radio fashionable again with joint 'Mann Ki Baat' showPresident Barack Obama and PM Narendra Modi hosted a 35-minute special broadcast of 'Mann Ki Baat', which marked the bonhomine between the two leaders and touched on issues like the girl child, public health and the personal experiences of the two leaders.
Jan 28, 2015
Mann ki Baat: Obama and Modi talk of humble roots, focus on social issuesA special radio programme Mann Ki Baat featuring Obama and Modi was aired, devoid of any hard issues like politics and foreign affairs but focussed on social issue and personal matters related to the two leaders.
Jul 18, 2013
The ugly truth about Indian divorce: Why the new cabinet law is importantThe end of even the worst marriage usually spells disaster for the average Indian woman. The reason are our lopsided divorce laws, but will changing the law make any difference?
Mar 14, 2013
A modest man focused on the poor: Who is Pope Francis?The first Latin American pope, Argentina's Jorge Bergoglio is a theological conservative with a strong social conscience, known for his negotiating skills as well as a readiness to challenge powerful interests.
Jul 16, 2012
Corruption karma? Citing culture is pure bunkumCorruption is not, as commentators claim, a defining element of Indian 'culture'. And it doesn't preclude the need for strong anti-corruption laws.
Jun 29, 2012
Decoding Obama’s healthcare revolution: lessons for India?It’s high time that public health became a political issue in the elections as corruption or law and order has been. This is where civil society has got to play an important role.
Jun 26, 2012
Will Jairam succeed in potty training half a billion Indians?Addressing sanitation in isolation is a futile and wasteful expenditure of the tax payers’ money. Instead, Jairam and the UPA should address poverty and the structural issues.
Jun 22, 2012
Now Bihar can 'like' or 'dislike' govt activities on FacebookBihar turned to social-networking sites on Friday to reach out to people, especially the young, and start communicating with them over policy and governance issues related to the state.
Jun 21, 2012
Is Aamir Khan India's Bill Clinton on public health?Aamir is perfectly right in campaigning for generic drugs. About 80 percent of our health issues can be addressed by generic versions (copies) of the original drugs that are priced several times higher.
Jun 18, 2012
Romney avoids questions on Obama's new immigration policyRepublican presidential candidate Mitt Romney refused to say in an interview that he would overturn President Barack Obama's new policy allowing some young illegal immigrants to stay in the United States.