Recommendation 1 from ‘The Hindu’

Article Name:‘How mining mafia established a “republic of fear” in Bellary’

By: ‘Sudipto Mondal’

Articles begins by stating that 300 plus witnesses were panicked when mining baron G. Janardhan Reddy was granted bail in illegal mining case registered against his flagship firm. Further the article has gone on to explain as to how illegal mining mafia established a republic of fear by kidnapping and beating up people/witnesses. Article also mentions that permits were also signed under threat and force. Article is a read that you will never forget. Article also quotes witnesses where it was said that government belongs to G.J. Reddy. And then there were instances where even fake certificates were issued.

Summary:

And all the excruciating details of every phase only indicates that power and money is taking away the prosperity from India. This article shows that people use all the power and the money to further their motives. Further, these are the cases where judiciary needs to work in accordance with entities like CBI, so that such people do not go scot-free.

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Learn Words from the article:

Investigator: Researcher
Undisclosed: Secret
Yielded: Given way

Recommendation 2 from ‘The Times of India’

Article Name:‘The politics of the ego’

By: ‘Divya Palat’

Article states that presidential nominations have fuelled the headlines recently. However, at the same time, writer states that but it has been for all the wrong reasons. It has been all the political parties trying to get someone elected who in the end will further their motives, and not work for the citizens, which should be the president’s sole motive. Further, the writer also states that politics always trumps the nation and even when one party wins, we as citizens of the country always lose, as it is always the bigger egos and bigger money playing its role.

Summary:

Well, the writer couldn’t be any less right! Nominations, what nomination? We have read hundreds of opinions pieces on as to how, parties are trying to get one of their candidates a jump start on the highest position in our country. Well, sorry for them, the vote banks know what is going on.

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Learn Words from the article:

Egos: Characters
Boast: Brag

Recommendation 3 from ‘BBC’

Article Name:‘China forced abortion photo sparks outrage’

By: ‘Editorial’

The Article points out the case of a women in China who was forced to have an abortion because she could not afford to pay the fine for having the second child. This incident shows that China’s one child policy has gone way out of the line, as it seems to have sanctioned violence against women. Further, such incidents have harmed the image of family planning going on in China. To rectify this to some extent, authorities have been requested to punish the accused according to the law.

Summary:

When we hear the word China, somehow, there is an image of people being imprisoned in the Great Wall, of course there isn’t such provision. However, this instance just goes to show the desperation of the Chinese authorities to implement the one child policy. Still, China will be the number one in population.

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Learn Words from the article:

Procedure: Process
Investigating: Examining
Restrained: Controlled.

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