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‘RSS agenda is not 2020, its agenda is for next 50 years’

Shridhar Damle, with co-author Walter K. Andersen, is writing their second book on the RSS, tentatively called Messenger of Dharma. Read More...

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Kamal Nath’s supporters want him as Congress treasurer

However, some senior leaders think that the young Milind Deora should be given the responsibility. Read More...

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No external influence on judiciary: Bar Council head

‘The Supreme Court is running smoothly. Whatever little differences were there, they are trying to sort that out.’ Read More...

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‘Aadhaar for every homeless tough, but not impossible’

For address proof, the homeless in Delhi will be linked to the Homeless Resource Centre (HRC) of their respective district. Read More...

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India should be alert as China has encircled it, says head of Tibet’s government-in-exile

On completing 60 years of the arrival of the Dalai Lama to India this year, Tibetans will start a “Thank You India Campaign” to express their gratitude to India. Read More...

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AP expects Central assistance

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley may announce a special economic assistance package for AP in Budget this year. Read More...

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Telangana movement’s leading face set to float new party to oust KCR

Kodandaram’s party may be called Telangana Jana Samithi or Prajaswamika Samajika Telangana. Read More...

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Andhra BJP wants Governor replaced

A senior BJP leader from Andhra Pradesh, Khambampati Haribabu, also the party’s state unit president and MP from Visakhapatnam, has written to the Union Home Ministry, requesting a new Governor for the state, replacing E.S.L. Narasimhan, who is in charge jointly of AP and Telangana. Read More...

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Former allies JDU and RJD will face litmus test in Araria bypoll

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is hopeful that it would win the Araria (Bihar) byelection, which is being seen as a litmus test for both RJD and the JDU. Read More...

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Insurance schemes likely for women with Jan Dhan

Eyeing the 2019 Parliamentary elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is trying to help women voters through the Jan Dhan Yojana (JDY), one of his pet projects. Read More...

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Mallya may use ‘crisis’ in judiciary to escape extradition

Mallya’s lawyer have raked up the Aarushi-Hemraj double murder to highlight what she alleged was incompetence on the part of the CBI. Read More...

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DRDO has much to answer for its poor performance

India has been unable to increase its self-reliance capability despite taking several steps. Read More...

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India’s steel production crossed another milestone in 2017

India’s crude steel production crossed another milestone after it crossed 100 million tonne (MT) in 2017, making it “very close” to Japan, the second largest steel producer in the world after China. SAIL and Tata Steel contributed the most in this achievement. Read More...

Business
Centre unlikely to tweak FDI in multi-brand retail

MP, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, TN , Kerala, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Odisha and Delhi have already said ‘no’ to FDI in multi-brand retail. Read More...

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BJP’s internal bickering intensifies

The J&K BJP’s much reported inner squabbles has come to the floor of the state’s Assembly during the current budget session, with most BJP ministers being accused by the party’s own MLAs of being anti-Jammu. Read More...

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Over 300 manual scavengers died in 2017

Despite the ban on manual scavenging in India, over 300 cases of deaths due to manual scavenging have been reported from across the country in 2017 alone, according to a reply given by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment to the Lok Sabha in December last year. Read More...

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Delhi government will act tough on schools flouting nursery admission norms

The Delhi government is keeping close tabs on the ongoing nursery admission process in private schools across the city. It is mulling taking strict action in case of violation of admission criterion norms. Read More...

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Delhi school functioning under open sky for 40 years

The Urdu-medium school in the national capital has some tin sheds, rusty iron furniture and a blackboard. Read More...

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CCL will open schools for poor

The Central Coalfields Limited (CCL), a subsidiary of the Coal India Limited (CIL), will open schools for the poor and dropouts under its areas across Jharkhand, under corporate social responsibility (CSR).Read More...

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China’s CETC to set up solar plant

CETC Renewable Energy Technology Company, an ancillary of China Electronics Technology Group signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board (APEDB) to set up a Mega Solar Manufacturing Plant in Andhra Pradesh, Chittoor. Read More...

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AIMPLB does not represent Muslims: Shahi Imam

The Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid lamented the role played by Muslim Personal Law Board in both triple talaq and Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid cases. Bukhari said that AIMPLB allowed the politicisation of triple talaq.Read More...

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Pak copy-pasting Indian dossiers to prepare fake report

Sources in the security establishment told The Sunday Guardian that Pakistan’s ISI is actually trying to convince the international community that India is a “terrorist state” and to that end, while manufacturing evidence, it is taking drafting points from the way Indian agencies prepare genuine dossiers against Pakistan-based terrorists’ activities. Read More...

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‘More India and less China, please’

Many from the strategic community who attended the Raisina Dialogue want India to play a stabilising role. Read More...

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Europe’s forgotten children and a human-rights crisis

Scandinavian countries are projected as the happiest in the world. But there are stories emerging from here that no one writes about, of systematic abduction of children by unscrupulous state authorities. Read More...

Lifestyle
Book Review: Take your historical blinders off, and behold the real Delhi

Michael Creighton’s book of poems, New Delhi Love Songs, celebrates the street life of the national capital, as well as its street names, minus the historical baggage, writes Vineet Gill. Read More...

Books
Juliana: The Mughal ‘Princess’ from Portugal

The story of Dona Juliana Dias, a Portuguese woman who wielded an astounding influence at Shah Alam’s court, is a forgotten chapter of Mughal history, revisited in a wonderful new book, entitled Juliana Nama, which was some 36 years in the making, writes Pankaj Vohra. Read More...

Culture
Bengal new epicentre of human trafficking

This is the first of a two-part series investigating the growing menace of human trafficking in Bengal, which has turned the state into India’s biggest zone for sexual offences. Read More...

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Go for Uniform Civil Code: Arif Mohammad Khan

Former Union minister Arif Mohammad Khan is known for his advocacy of reform in Muslim personal laws, including the ban on instant triple talaq. Read More...

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ISIS expanding in Pak

Pakistan witnessed more than one terror attack every day in 2017 (370 terror attacks), which included 24 suicide attacks that claimed the life of 815 people while also leaving more than 1,700 people injured. Read More...

World
Fabric from the past, khadi is all about sustainable future

Khadi is a fabric that connects us with the golden past, while at the same time it granting us a view of a sustainable future. Read More...

Fashion
Time travel and alternative realities at Delhi’s themed cafés

A night out isn’t just about eating good food and savouring good wine. What matters is the overall experience of a place, including the ambience and the crowd. Read More...

Food & Drink
RSS will get a new general secretary

The general secretary of the RSS is seen as a very influential figure, next in command to the RSS chief . Read More...

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