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Business and Economy
  • 500% Growth Projection for Insurance 
    An Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry (ASSOCHAM) study projected a 500% growth in value of insurance policies from USD 10 billion to USD 60 billion by 2010 with rural and semi-urban communities contributing to most of the growth.<More>

  • Industrial Growth Slow Down 
    Government data suggested that industrial growth slowed to 8% from 8.4 because of steep fall in mining and slower year-on-year growth in electrical and manufacturing sectors.<More>

Democracy, Politics and Judiciary

  • Quota Reservation Protests Intensifies 
    Undeterred by widespread protests against his retrograde suggestions on quota-based reservations in premier institutions and private sector, Human Resources Development Minister Arjun Singh dismissed criticisms and refused to review his proposals.<More>

Environment, Health and Education

  • Another Toxic Ship Story 
    The Supreme Court (SC) demanded an answer from the Federal Government on information and advice on whether the largest ocean liner SS Norway should be allowed to be dismantled at Gujarat’s Alang Ship breaking Yard within 15 days.<More>

  • AP is AIDS Capital of India 
    Bad sexual practices, low condom usage, and lack of awareness has earned
    Andhra Pradesh (AP) the dubious distinction of being India’s AIDS capital with over 20% the country’s 5.1 million. <More>

Terrorism, Defense, Security and Science & Technology
  • Super-Advanced Weapons Systems in Pipeline 
    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced that India would be soon begin production of super-advanced weapons systems using remote-controlled sensors, robotics, and propulsion systems and develop new precision-guided munitions and unmanned vehicles.<More>

  • US to Arm Pakistan 
    After accusing it of not doing enough on terror and illegally exporting nuclear technology to Iran, Libya, and North Korea, the United States will arm Pakistan with the latest conventional weapons apart from the pre-announced F-16 fighter aircraft.<More>


  • Nepal’s Unstable Roadmap to Peace 
    Nepal’s Maoist terrorist leader “Pachanda” announced that he would lead his group in negotiations with the other members of the Seven Party Alliance (SPA) in a roadmap that that has disaster written on every bit of it.

  • SLMM Says Lanka Army behind Civilian Killings 
    For the first time, the Sri Lankan Monitoring Mission (SLMM) has acknowledged that the Sri Lankan Army (SLA), sponsored militia, and rebel factions of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) have been behind civilian disappearances and extra-judicial killings.<More>


Hot Topics
Featured Analyses
National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme : Making Panchayat Raj Institutions Effective
The Bill on National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme seeks to provide guaranteed employment to one member of every rural household for at least 100 days a year for a minimum wage of Rs.60 per day. Out of 260 million poor people in the country, about 200 million poor people are in rural areas. People in 45% rural India do not get work for six months in a year. 
The Saga of the Jemaah Islamiah
Will Kashmir go the way of Aceh?
A Cry for Help
Watch the Dragon
Cage This "Tiger"
Dalits in India
Was Jinnah a Secularist?
Burying the Howitzer?
Smoking Out Smoking
Featured Edits
Congress happy left happier
An Iranian Offer that America must heed
Post-poll turbulence likely for the PM
Righteousness, religion, and right-wing politics
Mixed signals from the real estate market


South Indian Inscriptions
Ancient Indian dynasties documented their administration, significant developments, grants, and milestones as inscriptions in temples. The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has documented these inscriptions from 1886. These pages contain inscriptions from Pallava, Chola, Pandya, Western Chalukya, Eastern Chalukya, Rashtrakuta, Hoyasala, Vijayanagara, Vishnukundin, Kakatiya, Reddi, Vaidumba, Chinda, Eastern Ganga, Gajapathi, Kalchurya, Qutb-Shahi of Golkonda, and Moghul,  dynasties.

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