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Prevention Of Terrorism Ordinance And Its Implications

Justifying the promulgation of the Prevention of Terrorism Ordinance (POTO), the Center says, “It is the first legal salvo against terrorism with complete safeguards to check the menace speedily and effectively.” Under this ordinance, 23 organizations in India have been banned. This list practically... 

Nothing To Write Home About The UN

Millennium’s crudest joke came from the Norwegian Nobel Committee in the form of an award. As the US Stealth Bombers pounded Kabul and Kandahar, the Nobel Committee rushed in to award world’s most prestigious prize, the Nobel Peace prize to UN and its Secretary-General Kofi Annan. The prize... 

The Quality of Public Debt in Manipur

The issue of public debt has become important as our revenue receipts are consistently falling short of our requirements. Because of the huge opening balance of (-) Rs 383 crores we are again facing another prolonged phase of financial crisis. Activities associated with the government are no longer as...