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Shreehari Aney, Haji Ali, Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan, Supreme Court, Maharashtra government, BMMA
Not victory, but defeat as women enter Haji Ali shrine

Legal luminary Shreehari Aney has criticised the Supreme Court’s verdict in the Haji Ali matter that “women will have to make do with incomplete right to equality”. Read More...

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N. Chandrababu Naidu, demonetisation, Narendra Modi, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Devendra Fadnavis
Naidu plans awards for cashless villages

The best cashless hamlets would be identified on the lines of the rankings of Swachh Bharat and Smart Cities. Read More...

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K. Chandrasekhar Rao, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, KCR, DGP
CM KCR’s Siddipet will go ‘cashless’

Siddipet, which KCR has represented four times, will not have cash transactions above the value of Rs 500. Read More...

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Indian Navy, Girish Luthra, Pakistan, People’s Liberation Army of China, Maharashtra, Naval aircraft
Indian Navy is in high combat readiness

Navy is keeping a watch on Pakistan’s strategic ports and movements of the Chinese navy in the Arabian Sea region. Read More...

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BJP, Manoj Tiwari, Bhartiya Janata Party, BJP, Poorvanchali voters, Satish Upadhyay
BJP hopes for Poorvanchali votes courtesy Manoj Tiwari

The appointment of Manoj Tiwari as the president of Delhi unit of Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has come as a surprise to many within the party. Read More...

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Indira Gandhi International Airport, IGI, Bureau of Civil Aviation Security, Delhi International Airport Limited, Central Industrial Security Force, body scanner machine, millimeter wavelength technology
Delhi’s IGI airport is all set to introduce body scanner

The machine procured for Rs 1.5 crore is based on American technology and the manufacturers have started training CISF officials. Read More...

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Sartaz Aziz, Hamid Nehal Ansari, Pakistan, Pakistani jail, Fauzia Ansari, Nehal Ansari
Parents will ask Sartaz Aziz to release son from Pak jail

Hamid Nehal Ansari has not been released even after serving his three-year jail term in Pakistan. Read More...

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Constables, Nabha jailbreak accused, Uttar Pradesh police, Shamli district
Constables win laurels for catching Nabha jailbreak accused

Two UP police constables helped catch Palwinder Singh, the alleged main conspirator of the Nabha jailbreak.Read More...

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Mobile phones, Nabha jail, Punjab police, jailbreak plan, execution
‘Mobile phones misused in Nabha jail, Punjab police failed to act’

A senior official of Punjab police confirmed that technology was used to discuss the jailbreak plan and its execution.Read More...

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Kashmir, Migratory birds, Wildlife Department, Hokersar and Hygam wetlands, Dal Lake
Migratory birds won’t visit Kashmir for their winter sojourn

The dry spell in Kashmir in the last few months has turned many of its wetlands into waste lands, as a consequence of which migratory birds may not come here for their winter sojourn. Read More...

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 Northern Army Commander, Lt. Gen. D.S. Hooda, Pakistan, militants, surgical strike, Kashmir
‘Govt, Army should talk with J&K youth’

An outgoing Northern Army Commander has rattled political circles by claiming that the surgical strike conducted by India across the LoC has proved counter-productive. Read More...

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Dalai Lama,  Mongolia angers, China, Altan Khan, Munkh-Orgil Tsend
Dalai Lama’s visit to Mongolia angers China

By ignoring Chinese objections, Mongolia has asserted its independence and reinforced its link with the Dalai Lamas. Read More...

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Ramayana, Mahabharata, Bali, folklore, Dutch East Indies, ISIS, Bin Laden
Ramayana and Mahabharata are alive and well in Bali

The epics, on the shelf in India, are unabashedly read and idealised there. They are also part of common folklore. Read More...

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Congress, Narendra Modi government, Benaami Transactions, Rajiv Gandhi, Lok Sabha
Congress ignored benaami deals

The previous Congress governments had made half-hearted attempts to check the menace. Read More...

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Delhi Metro, Central Industrial Security Force, Kashmere Gate Metro station, CISF
Delhi Metro’s ‘lost and found’ department recovers lakhs

The cash recovery this year has been the highest at over Rs 69 lakh till November. Read More...

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Rama Dhamami, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, Metro Hospitals, Dr Purshotam Lal
Hospital performs heart ‘hybrid surgery’ in 45 minutes

Rama Dhamami, 76, has been a heart patient for the past 15years and had also been suffering severe osteoarthritis of both knees. Difficulty in breathing and chest pain had become the daily norm for her as she had suffered heart failure a multiple times. Read More...

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Dr Purshottam Lal, Dr B.C. Roy National award, Padma Bhushan, Padma Shri, Core Valve, Interventional Cardiology
‘Patient who underwent unique heart procedure doing well’

Well-known doctor Dr Purshottam Lal recently performed a breakthrough non-surgical procedure for the first time in the world. Read More...

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Reserve Bank of India, RBI, Cash Reserve Ratio, CRR,  demonetisation, currency
CRR may remain at elevated levels for some time

The recent RBI move is aimed at creating a much larger pool of resources which the government and their private peers can borrow from. Read More...

Business
OPEC, oil importing countries, oil import, Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, Crude oil
OPEC deal will hurt oil importing countries

Pact to cut oil production is not good news for countries like India that import about 80% of their oil requirements. Read More...

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Sushma Swaraj, Manohar Parrikar, Member Of Parliament Local Area Development, MPLAD, Narendra Modi, Arun Jaitley
Sushma, Jaitley lead in MPLAD spending

Of the top five ministers in the Central government, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has performed the best, while Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has scored the lowest in terms of expenditure for development works in their respective constituencies. Read More...

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Bharatiya Janata Party, Bihar’s Mahagathbandhan, Sushil Kumar, Rabri Devi, Narendra Modi
Nitish can always join hands with BJP: Sushil Modi

The Bharatiya Janata Party’s top leadership in Bihar has advised Janata Dal United chief and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to join hands with their party and form government by severing ties with the Rashtriya Janata Dal and the Congress. Read More...

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Atomic energy department, Right to Information, Atomic Research Centre, BARC, DAE
Atomic energy department saw 70 unnatural deaths in eight years

The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre alone saw 38 of its officials die unnaturally, primarily because of accidents, between 1 January 2008 and 1 October 2016. Read More...

Investigation
Maoists, Demonetiation, Cash crunch, PM Modi, Andhra-Orissa border, Chhattisgarh-Khammam zones, Director Generals of Police, armed squads
Maoists worst hit by Demonetisation

Police think that Maoists are sure to be hit hard by the cash crunch.Read More...

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 Trinamool Congress, Narendra Modi, Mamata Banerjee, demonetisation, Central government
TMC workers divided on Mamata’s protests

Cadre within the Trinamool Congress (TMC) are divided over party supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s opposition to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s demonetisation move, according to highly placed sources within the TMC. Read More...

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Devendra Fadnavis, BJP, NCP, Dhananjay Munde, Shiv Sena, Uddhav Thackeray, Congress, Asaduddin Owaisi, Narendra Modi
Fadnavis leads BJP to win, silences critics

BJP improved tally from 396 in 2011 to 851 in 2016 despite swelling Maratha rallies in the state. Read More...

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Atomic energy department, Right to Information, Atomic Research Centre, BARC, DAE
Atomic energy department saw 70 unnatural deaths in eight years

The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre alone saw 38 of its officials die unnaturally, primarily because of accidents, between 1 January 2008 and 1 October 2016. Read More...

Investigation
Foreign firms, India, Pakistan, illegal transfers, arms sales, MBDA, Defence Export Promotion Organization, DEPO, Bharat Electronics Limited, BEL, Bharat Dynamics Ltd, Indian arms, Make in India
Foreign firms trying to Make in India also eyeing arms sales to Pakistan

Agencies are worried of legal and illegal transfers of technology by these companies from India to Pakistan.Read More...

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Maoists, Demonetiation, Cash crunch, PM Modi, Andhra-Orissa border, Chhattisgarh-Khammam zones, Director Generals of Police, armed squads
Maoists worst hit by Demonetisation

Police think that Maoists are sure to be hit hard by the cash crunch.Read More...

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prejudice, society culture, Queer Pride Parade, Delhi, LGBTQ community
Freedom from prejudice: An up-close look at Delhi Queer Pride Parade 2016

Pride Marches in Delhi have gone beyond the pressing needs of the LGBTQ community to include all marginalised sections under the queer umbrella of political advocacy. Can all these marginalised identities co-exist, writes Srija Naskar. Read More...

Culture
Actor Sumeet Vyas, Bollywood Actor, Permanent Roommates, TVF, Web series,
‘Getting recognition was always second on my list’

Actor Sumeet Vyas talks to Preeti Singh about his struggles in Bollywood, his recent popularity on the internet and his varied experiences with indie-feature projects and web series. Read More...

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Devendra Fadnavis, BJP, NCP, Dhananjay Munde, Shiv Sena, Uddhav Thackeray, Congress, Asaduddin Owaisi, Narendra Modi
Fadnavis leads BJP to win, silences critics

BJP improved tally from 396 in 2011 to 851 in 2016 despite swelling Maratha rallies in the state. Read More...

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