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FROM THE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
ABHISHEK’S DAY OUT
KEEPING AN EYE • The TMC national general secretary is raising his profile at a time when central agencies are after him for alleged scams
A WARNING FOR THE BJP
TROUBLE FOR MANN
A TOOL FOR EARLY DETECTION
KIIFB A PATHFINDER FOR KERALA’S INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT • Left Democratic Front led by Pinarayi Vijayan made its signature in the development sector of Kerala by channelling Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB} for raising mega fund for the development of the state when the Union government chocked the state with restrictions. Dr K.M. Abraham, Chief Executive Officer KIIFB narrates how KIIFB functions to realise and rebuild Kerala in the time of several central agencies throttle the state with anti-Kerala attitudes. The achievements of KIIFB during short span of time helped the state to gain faster growth rate within seven and half years. ly’s first time Kerala is making huge investment in infrastructural development of the state with special focus on core sectors.
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STATS OF THE STATE
WHY INDIA MUST WORRY • THE WIDER GEOPOLITICAL RAMIFICATIONS APART, ANY ESCALATION IN THE CONFLICT WILL JEOPARDISE THE COUNTRY’S CAREFULLY CULTIVATED TIES IN WEST ASIA AND FORCE IT TO TAKE SIDES
ANVIL OF HOSTILITY • THE ENMITY BETWEEN ISRAEL AND THE PALESTINIANS IS OVER 75 YEARS OLD, AND HAS SEEN MULTIPLE CYCLES OF VIOLENCE, REPRISALS, ATTEMPTS AT PEACE, OPEN CONFLICT—ALL BASED ON EQUALLY EXCLUSIVE CLAIMS TO TRACTS OF LAND AS THEIR OWN
FROM BLOW COLD TO BLOW HOT
EARLY DETECTION: BEST DEFENSE AGAINST BREAST CANCER • Breast cancer presents a formidable global health challenge, affecting both men and women. The mounting cases of breast cancer in the country are a cause for concern each year. In India, the lifetime risk of breast cancer for women stands at 1 in every 25-30 A particularly alarming statistic reveals that 50% of women within a population of one lakh face the potential threat of breast cancer. Furthermore, the disease carries a high mortality rate, with one death occurring for every two women diagnosed with breast cancer. This serves as a stark reminder that early detection plays a pivotal role in ensuring effective treatment.
BATTLING THE ODDS • THE ELECTORAL CONTESTS OF NOVEMBER WILL DECIDE THE FATE OF SEVERAL POLITICAL VETERANS AND ALSO DETERMINE THE TONE IF NOT THE OUTCOME OF THE GENERAL ELECTION IN 2024
ON A SHAKY WICKET • SHIVRAJ SINGH CHOUHAN’S BATTLE LIES BOTH WITHIN AND OUTSIDE HIS PARTY AS HE STRIVES TO OVERCOME THE ANTI-INCUMBENCY OF 16 YEARS
A LEGACY BATTLE • CM ASHOK GEHLOT IS HOPING HIS WELFARE SCHEMES WILL DO THE TRICK THIS ELECTION. CAN HE BUCK THE TREND OF INCUMBENTS BEING VOTED OUT AND MAKE HISTORY?
A COMBATIVE HEAD START • KCR IS SEEKING A THIRD TERM, BANKING ON A SLEW OF SOCIAL WELFARE SCHEMES AND STATEHOOD EMOTIONS, BUT ALLEGATIONS OF CORRUPTION AND ANTI-INCUMBENCY N MAY STYMIE HIS HAT-TRICK
SECURE IN HIS CITADEL • BAGHEL IS RELYING ON HIS PRO-RURAL SCHEMES AND THE CONGRESS’S TRADITIONAL TRIBAL SUPPORT BASE...