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LG, Jagdish Mukhi, Lieutenant Governor, Indian Ocean Region, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Tuna Mission, development projects
‘Improving connectivity in Andaman is priority’

Jagdish Mukhi, LG of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, speaks about the development projects he has flagged off there. Read More...

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Grand Alliance, Bihar, JDU, Tejashwi Yadav, RJD, Neeraj Kumar, President Pranab Mukherjee
Nitish caught between Lalu and A hard place

If mid-term elections happen, the RJD will get sympathy votes from Muslims and Yadavs. Read More...

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Congress, uniform party line, Communication Strategy Group, old guard, Rahul Gandhi, Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, Chinese envoy
Congress old guard retains control, juniors to work as aides

The party has assigned 20 young leaders as secretaries to assist seniors in managing party affairs in states. Read More...

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BJP, UP civic polls, Delhi municipal corporation polls, Odisha, Suresh Rana, Akhilesh Pratap Singh, Manjit Yadav
BJP eyes clean sweep in UP civic polls

Existing councillors and their relatives will not be given tickets to fight the elction, as was done in the MCD polls. Read More...

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Mayawati, resignation, Rajya Sabha, Dalits, Bhim Army, Keshav Maurya, Congress
Maya’s resignation gamble may not yield handsome dividends

Mayawati’s decision to quit the Rajya Sabha over an issue related to Dalits is unlikely to catapult her back as the undisputed leader of her community in Uttar Pradesh. Read More...

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P. Muralidhar Rao, Ram Madha, RS, BJP, M. Venkaiah Naidu, Warangal, PDP-BJP coalition
Muralidhar Rao, Ram Madhav in race to fill Venkaiah’s RS slot

The general secretaries are likely to build party’s network in the Telugu speaking states and elsewhere in the country. Read More...

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India, china, CASS-India, A.B. Mahapatra, Russia, Mahapatra, Congress
India should not concede ground to China: experts

‘In some cases, China has followed the inch-by-inch strategy, where the aim is not to obtain territory overnight, but gradually over 10-15 years.’ Read More...

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Chinese products, CAIT, FAOTA, India, boycotting , B.K. Mohanty
Industry bodies against boycotting Chinese products

Most industry bodies have stated that boycotting Chinese goods “without any economic logic” is going to be detrimental for a developing economy like India as Chinese products, due to their cheap pricing, has penetrated virtually every market. Read More...

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DU, DU appointments, Yogesh Tyagi, AAP, DUTA, DU-EC, Abha Dev Habib
Key DU appointments still on hold

Principals’ posts, in addition to 4,000 teaching posts, are lying vacant. Read More...

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Ministry of Environment, Lok Sabha, RTI, infrastructure development projects, APGCL, Environment Management Plan
Over 700 key projects held up for want of environmental nod

‘Ministry of Environment is taking measures to expedite green clearances’. Read More...

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Medical tourism market, India, Swadeep Srivastava, medical tourism start-ups, Ministries of Health, External Affairs and Tourism, Manish Chandra, Tourism
Medical tourism market is growing in India

The medical tourism market in India has seen a growth of 22-25% since 2014, driven by rising costs of medical treatment in developed countries and an increasing number of “medical tourists” heading for India. Read More...

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Tollywood, drug notices, Enforcement wing, SIT, R.V. Chandravadan, Calvin Mascara, Puri Jagannath
More from Tollywood to get drug notices

The general secretaries are likely to build the party’s network in the Telugu speaking states, and elsewhere in the country. Read More...

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CBI, NHRC, Bansal family suicide case, Bal Kishan Bansal, Corporate Affairs Ministry, harassment charges, Jamini Shrivastava
CBI quiet on Bansal suicide probe

The CBI and the NHRC are yet to make public the results of their investigations in the Bansal family suicide case, almost a year after the incident. Read More...

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Army jawan, Jammu, Doklam impasse, Mehbooba Mufti, Dr Farooq Abdullah, Kupwara, Kashmir
Border tension escalates, one more jawan killed

One more Army jawan was killed and his colleague injured when Pakistani troops opened fire on Saturday on various Indian posts in Rajouri district. Read More...

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Farooq Abdullah, US, China, Kashmir, Congress, Union government, BJP, Omar Abdullah, Nirmal Singh
Farooq draws ire as he bats for US, China mediation on Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir’s former Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah’s suggestion to the Centre to seek third party intervention in Kashmir, from “friends like US and China”, has drawn sharp reactions from the political parties, including former ally Congress. Read More...

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schoolchildren, Villagers, district administration, Noushera, Abdul Majeed Khatana, Rajouri, Alaudin Chudhary
Villagers continue to flee as shelling intensifies

The Army on Tuesday rescued 200 children trapped in schools in Noushera sector of Rajouri. Read More...

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Shimla hills, Himachal, Nirbhaya, CBI, Gudia, Virbhadra Singh, SIT, High Court
Shimla hills seething over Himachal’s Nirbhaya

The peaceful hills of Shimla in Himachal Pradesh are witnessing unprecedented public outrage over the ghastly gang-rape and murder of a 16-year-old girl in Kotkhai earlier this month. Read More...

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Delhi Traffic Police, social media, Twitter, Delhi, Ajay Kashyap
Delhi Traffic Police uses social media to connect with people

The Delhi Traffic Police has started using social media to enable people to reach out to them with complaints. Important information and real-time messages and instructions on traffic conditions are also being disseminated by the police. Read More...

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flyover, Rani Jhansi grade separator flyover project, NDMC, MCD, north Delhi
Two decades on, flyover nowhere near completion, misses another deadline

The cost of the project has also escalated from Rs 70 crore in 1998 to Rs 450 crore now. Read More...

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Defence Estates, hotels, resorts, Mussoorie’s Landour, Directorate of Defence Estates,  Landour Cantonment of Mussoorie, MoD
Defence Estates inquiry finds hotels, resorts running ‘illegally’ in Mussoorie’s Landour

Many properties are owned by hotelier Sanjay Narang, who, in his response to this newspaper, has denied violating any law. Read More...

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Rajju Shroff, Crop Care Federation of India, CCFI, Delhi, domestic market, CENTEGRO
‘In 3 years, we will witness farmers’ income growing’

Our focus should shift from production to increasing consumption within and outside the country: Rajju Shroff. Read More...

Business
Harmanpreet, Australia, India, World Cup, sports, cricket, Indian women cricket team
Harmanpreet’s knock is the talk of town

Indian’s brilliant knock of 171 against Australia has earned her laurels from all quarters.Read More...

Sports
Venkaiah Naidu, Andhra Pradesh, TDP, BJP, YSR Congress, Telangana, BJP
Telugu states expect Venkaiah to be an effective VP

Hailed as a “future President” by his supporters and admirers back home in Andhra Pradesh, Bharatiya Janata Party’s Vice-Presidential candidate Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu will not only be an able deputy to President Ram Nath Kovind, but also be a very active Constitutional functionary as the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha. Read More...

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Female bouncers, Security agencies, Saharanpur, Social Cafe and Bar, Hauz Khas Village, south Delhi, Delhi-based Denetim Services
Female bouncers thrive in a male dominated industry

Security agencies estimate that in the past few years the number of female bouncers has seen a three-fold rise. Read More...

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Kashmir, terror,  Jammu & Kashmir, terrorism, NDA, S.P. Sinha, ISIS
All-out war against terror in Kashmir showing results

Officials say that the government is aware that the no holds barred policy is likely to elicit desperate responses from the terror groups, but that the option of ‘going slow’ does not arise. Read More...

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Bhutan, Vajrayogini, Bhutanese treasures, Assam, Chinese tourists, IMTRAT, United Nations
Don’t ignore India’s natural and ancient kinship with Bhutan

After a recent visit to Bhutan, its isolated hamlets and dreamy landscapes, I now survey my Bhutanese memories with a sinking feeling, thanks to the morning’s supply of angry editorials on ‘Indian machinations’ in Bhutan echoing in my head, says Suranya Aiyar. Read More...

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Kashmir, terror,  Jammu & Kashmir, terrorism, NDA, S.P. Sinha, ISIS
All-out war against terror in Kashmir showing results

Officials say that the government is aware that the no holds barred policy is likely to elicit desperate responses from the terror groups, but that the option of ‘going slow’ does not arise. Read More...

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India, china, CASS-India, A.B. Mahapatra, Russia, Mahapatra, Congress
India should not concede ground to China: experts

‘In some cases, China has followed the inch-by-inch strategy, where the aim is not to obtain territory overnight, but gradually over 10-15 years.’ Read More...

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Medical tourism market, India, Swadeep Srivastava, medical tourism start-ups, Ministries of Health, External Affairs and Tourism, Manish Chandra, Tourism
Medical tourism market is growing in India

The medical tourism market in India has seen a growth of 22-25% since 2014, driven by rising costs of medical treatment in developed countries and an increasing number of “medical tourists” heading for India. Read More...

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Rajju Shroff, Crop Care Federation of India, CCFI, Delhi, domestic market, CENTEGRO
‘In 3 years, we will witness farmers’ income growing’

Our focus should shift from production to increasing consumption within and outside the country: Rajju Shroff. Read More...

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