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From Red To White

01 May 2016 | Kushan Mitra

The red soil in the hills that surround the tiny village of Lanjigarh in Kalahandi district, Odisha, is full of bauxite — the source material for aluminium used in everything from aircraft to beer cans. Yet, mining in Niyamgiri hills has been scuppered due to concerns over the welfare of tribals residing there...

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STATE EDITIONS

UP Govt turns down water-train proposal

06 May 2016 | Pioneer News Service | Lucknow

An uninvited water-train for the parched Bundelkhand region arriving at Jhansi has threatened to snowball into a controversy between the Centre and the state government ahead of the meeting of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May 7 on the drought situation in the state. The battle has already reached the social media sites...

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SOUNDBITE

My ministry is doing everything practically possible to make air travel of MPs comfortable. But MPs are not super citizens.

Civil Aviation Minister | A Gajapati Raju

Everyone speaks to me in Bengali. I show off my Bengali wherever I can. When I am in Kolkata, I don’t miss home that much.

Bollywood Actor | Vidya Balan

It frightens me that there is a sign among us (in Israel), in 2016, of the ghastly trends that took place in Europe (during the Holocaust).

Israeli Deputy Army chief | Maj Gen Yair Golan
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