India Explores Mauritius Freeport Policy to Tap African, European Markets

In a bilateral meeting with Minister of Industry, Commerce and Consumer Protection, Mauritius, Sayyad Abd-Al-Cader Sayed Hossen, Union Minister for Commerce, Industry & Textiles Anand Sharma on Friday said that India and Mauritius have initiated steps towards setting up Mauritius-India Joint Business Council and a Joint Working Group (JWG) on trade and investment. Feb 17, 2013

Over 60,000 Children Abandoned Each Year in India: Report

The Justice Verma Committee report, which looked into the amendments of the present criminal law amendment in the wake of increasing number of crimes against women, included another shocking revelation which stated that "A lakh kids go missing every year. The police must file an FIR, DM should maintain records." Feb 4, 2013

Telangana Issue: 3 Choices And Their Possible Outcomes

There is no sure solution in sight yet on Telangana statehood issue with the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government failing to announce its decision on the sensitive issue before the January 28 deadline set by Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde late last month. However, it is almost obvious that the government will take the decision based on the Srikrishna Committee report. Jan 31, 2013