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Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019
Moushumi Das Gupta

Moushumi Das Gupta

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Moushumi Das Gupta writes on infrastructure, urban development, water, and gender issues.

articles by Moushumi Das Gupta (1247 results)
May 10, 2018 23:13
Chabahar opens a transit route to Iran and Afghanistan that will also give India access to markets in Central Asia. read more
May 06, 2018 23:15
If the move gets a nod from the Centre, it will mean survivors will have to file a complaint before they turn 25, after which the statute of limitations will expire. read more
May 05, 2018 07:06
Around 50 award winners skipped the ceremony on Thursday stating they were “disappointed” and “dejected” that President Ram Nath Kovind would hand over only 11 honours. read more
May 04, 2018 07:54
According to the proposal, the registration plates of private electric vehicles will have a green background with numbers and letters in white, and commercial electric vehicles will have a green background with numbers and letters in yellow. read more
May 03, 2018 14:20
A letter written by the recipients of the 65th National Film Awards to the Directorate of Film Festivals, specified that their move did not constitute a “boycott”, but was an expression of disappointment over President Kovind’s decision. read more
May 03, 2018 10:07
Information and broadcasting minister Smriti Irani reportedly visited Vigyan Bhavan, the venue of the ceremony, on Wednesday to meet some of the winners to ease their sense of disappointment. read more
Apr 28, 2018 07:31
Designed in concentric circles, the memorial will be spread over approximately 40 acres, and have a 15-metre-high obelisk at its centre. read more
Apr 27, 2018 07:20
The Union women and child development ministry has finalised the proposal to amend sections 4, 5 and 6 of the POCSO Act, which will make rape committed against “any child” below 12 punishable with the death penalty. read more
Apr 26, 2018 08:11
Ever since the Centre invoked the law, it has attracted intense criticism from child activists, human rights organisations and the intelligentsia over the futility of awarding the death penalty to child rapists read more
Apr 26, 2018 07:54
Only three of the six central forensic science laboratories in India have the facility to test DNA samples. read more
Apr 23, 2018 23:07
Venkaiah Naidu had started consulting constitutional and parliamentary experts long before he was formally handed over the impeachment notice against CJI Dipak Misra. read more
Apr 23, 2018 10:13
Rejecting the Opposition notice seeking the removal of CJI Dipak Misra, Venkaiah Naidu says it would be inappropriate and irresponsible act to accept statements which have little empirical basis. read more
Apr 22, 2018 22:38
Housing sector experts blame the tepid response to a slew of factors including poor awareness oft the scheme, stringent eligibility criteria, and the state of the real estate market. read more
Apr 22, 2018 21:55
Vice president and Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu cut short his Hyderabad trip to begin the process. Justice Dipak Misra is the first Chief Justice of India against whom a notice of impeachment has been moved. read more
Apr 22, 2018 00:02
Advocate Alakh Alok Srivastava had filed the PIL in his personal capacity seeking justice for an eight-month-old girl who was brutally raped by her 28-year-old cousin in Delhi. read more