Why is there a gag order on Yogi Adityanath’s hate speech trial in Allahabad? What is the public interest in covering up these crimes? The hate speeches by Yogi Adityanath were the precursor to extra-judicial killings by the Uttar Pradesh Government once he became Chief Minister. Police encounter killings were not only threatened but carried out.

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कांग्रेस के वरिष्ठ नेता मणि शंकर अय्यर ने प्रधानमंत्री के लिये 'नीच' शब्द का प्रयोग कर खुद अपने को और अपनी पार्टी को परेशानी में डाल दिया है। हुआ यों कि गुजरात चुनाव के पहले चरण के प्रचार के आखिरी दिन कांग्रेस के नेता मणि शंकर अय्यर ने प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी को लेकर एक विवादित बयान दिया।

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मालदीव अपने देश भारत से ज़्यादा दूर नहीं है। दिल्ली से इसकी दूरी लगभग 2000 किलोमीटर है जो हवाई जहाज़ से पांच-छः घण्टों में पूरी हो जाती है। मालदीव की आबादी में ज्यादातर लोग सदियों पहले दक्षिण भारतीय इलाकों (मुख्य रूप से केरल) से गए हुए थे।

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आखिर एक दिन लगभग तीस वर्षों तक बाहर रहने के बाद उसने अपने घर-गाँव को देखने का मन बना ही लिया।

तीस वर्षों की अवधि कोई कम तो नहीं होती। तीस वर्ष! यानी पूरे तीन दशक। बच्चे जवान हो जाते हैं, जवान प्रौढ़ और प्रौढ़ जीवन के आखिरी पड़ाव में पहुंचकर 'क्या पाया, क्या खोया की दुविधा मन में पाले दिन-दिन धकियाते जाते हैं।

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कश्मीर अगर कोई समस्या नहीं है तो फिर वार्ताएं क्यों? यानी सरकार मानकर चल रही है कि कश्मीर की समस्या सुलझी नहीं है और बातचीत अनिवार्य है।

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During my current trip (03 Oct. - 10 Nov. 2017), Bhagalpur was on our itinerary and I had a determination to meet with Professor Ramji Singh. A founder of Gandhian studies at Bhagalpur University and a former member of the Lok Sabha in the 70’s, Prof. Ramji Singh was at the forefront of the JP’s movement for Total Revolution, an inspiration to our generation of students.

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Shankar Datt (Professor of English Literature, Patna University) has a great sense of anticlimax, I know for sure. Or you can say he likes to balance things, presenting both sides of the case. He called me up to write something about my days in Patna College for the souvenir to be taken out on the occasion of centenary celebration of Patna University.

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On 28 September 2017, the “full money initiative” (The “Vollgeld” referendum) was discussed in the Council of States (Upper House) of the Swiss parliament. The Council rejected the arguments. Nonetheless, the plebiscite will go ahead next year.

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भारत एक विशाल देश है जहाँ विभिन्न धर्मों व संप्रदायों को मानने वाले लोग रहते हैं। अतः यहाँ मनाए जाने वाले त्यौहार और पर्व भी अनेक हैं । ये त्यौहार जहाँ हमारे जीवन में आनंद, उमंग और उत्साह का संचार करते हैं, वहीं हमारी अद्भुत,अनमोल और समृद्ध सांस्कृतिक विरासत को भी रेखांकित करते हैं । 

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In their press briefing of 28 September 2017, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) provides a briefing about their so-called sustainable finance agenda, in which they not once mention the role of the sovereign or sovereign legal tender. One wonders what is wrong with the economists at UNEP. It is hugely disappointing to find that they are simply repeating the propaganda of capitalism instead of coming up with suggestions about how to abolish capitalism and replace it with positive money.

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Catalonia has a long tradition of working class anarchism and trade union organisation. Combined with its regional economic strength and a politically literate public the will to self-determination of Catalans has once again pushed economics to the back burner in Europe and brought politics to the fore. In the same way Catalans understand the need for social institutions to change to adapt to man-made climate change, so they recognise how lacking in adaptive capacity the present State institutions in Europe are.

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It goes without saying that the significance and relevance of translation in our daily life is multidimensional and extensive. It is through translation we know about all the developments in communication and technology and keep abreast of the latest discoveries in the various fields of knowledge, and also have access through translation to the literature of several languages and to the different events happening in the world.

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