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Jayaprakash Narayan

SVAMITVA, A ‘Historic Move’, ‘Big Step For Aatmanirbhar Country’: PM Modi

Oct 11, 2020 PTI

On the occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also interacted with several beneficiaries of the Survey of Villages and Mapping with Improvised Technology in Village Areas (SVAMITVA) scheme.

PM Modi, Vice-President Naidu Pay Tributes To Jayaprakash Narayan, Nanaji Deshmukh

Oct 11, 2020 PTI

‘I bow to Loknayak JP on his Jayanti. He valiantly fought for India's freedom,’ Prime Minister Modi said. Social activist Jayaprakash Narayan popularly known as ‘JP’, was born on this day in 1902.


Jitan Ram Manjhi: A Political Enigma

He has done what no Dalit has ever attempted. He is now accused of being power-hungry.

The Deserted Village

Aug 19, 2014 M.G. Devasahayam

The PM would do well to incorporate the Lok Nayak’s convictions and what he stood for and not ape alien models to make India’s villages as mere markets and show-pieces


'Politics Of Innuendo'

Eminent Indians speak up in support of Sonal Shah: 'We are dismayed by attempts to draw Sonal Shah's name into needless controversy by questioning her ideological affiliations and to make utterly false accusations against her'

15 May, 2003

The Alternative Bill

Jayaprakash Narayan

Enhancing Women's Representation In Legislatures - An Alternative to the Government Bill for Women's Reservation


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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