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In a major victory for Common Cause, the Supreme Court on Aug 2, 2017, imposed a hundred percent penalty on mining companies indulging in illegal mining on account of lack of forest and environment clearances, mining outside lease/permitted area and for mining in excess of what has been allowed.

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The Cost of Medicine and Medical Ethics

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5vOgh011FJs

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India’s school education system is moth-eaten, it’s time to stem the rot

http://www.hindustantimes.com/columns/the-rot-sets-in-for-india-s-education-system-a-lesson-from-a-school-in-odisha/story-Eh100sF6DuRcHO2qxRpgeI.html

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ABC of autonomy

http://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/questions-about-the-transparency-and-accountability-of-autonomous-bodies-must-be-answered-4748048/

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Supreme Court Asks EC to Clarify Stand on Barring Convicted MLAs, MPs for Life

https://thewire.in/157154/supreme-court-election-commission-stand-barring-convicted-mlas-mps/

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Despite the comparisons, India's Aadhaar project is nothing like America's Social Security Number

https://scroll.in/article/823570/despite-the-comparisons-indias-aadhaar-project-is-nothing-like-americas-social-security-number

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Coal blocks allocation scam: CBI files FIR against its former chief Ranjit Sinha

http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/coal-blocks-allocation-scam-cbi-to-file-fir-against-its-former-chief-ranjit-sinha/story-ftkpSkjcm4IbftL3FPlaxJ.html

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Why Are We Being Told What to Say, What to Eat, When to Stand’: A.P. Shah on False Nationalism

https://thewire.in/126411/ap-shah-nationalism-speech/

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Essential medicines to become costlier from April 1

https://scroll.in/latest/832576/essential-medicines-to-become-costlier-from-april-1

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Deadly Implications of the Birla–Sahara Judgment

http://www.epw.in/journal/2017/9/web-exclusives/zero-case-deadly-implications-birla%E2%80%93sahara-judgment.html

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Prashant Bhushan Explains the Sahara-Birla Diaries

http://thewire.in/82295/sahara-birla-diaries-prashant-bhushan/

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