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Smart cards to check NREGS fraud in Maya land

It is a corruption of gargantuan proportions at the cost of the poorest of the poor. A Central scheme – aimed at providing minimum employment at minimum wages – is being used by politicians, bureaucrats and village officials to swindle the hapless and the helpless.

Missile shield not against Russia: Poland

After the collapse of Communism in 1989, Poland is poised to celebrate its 20th anniversary of freedom and democracy. As a new EU member, Poland is a country which can boast rapid economic development and political transformation. Renu Malhotra speaks with the Ambassador of Poland HE Piotr Klodkowski, on the country’s journey since the fall of Communism 20 years ago.