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Uddhav Thackeray, Devendra Fadnavis, Shiv Sena, BJP, Sharad Pawar, Mumbai municipal corporation, Maharashtra’s farmers, agenda of Hindutva
Sena will talk to BJP on future of Maha govt

The ongoing election campaigning has seen bitter face-offs between the Shiv Sena and the BJP. Read More...

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Rupali Patil, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena, municipal corporation elections, Raj Thackeray, MNS, Benazir Bhutto
Woman candidate delivers baby during poll heat

Rupali Patil’s extended family now makes sure that she gets time with the baby and for rest, while also handling election work. Read More...

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Sheila Dikshit cost Congress loyal voters from Unnao: Gautam Dikshit

The political lacuna left by the Congress was exploited by the SP and BSP.Read More...

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Rita Bahuguna Joshi, Aparna Yadav, Rita banks on record, Aparna talks social activism, UP Chief Minister H.N. Bahuguna, tight competition between Rita Bahuguna Joshi and Aparna Yadav, SP’s cadidate from Lucknow Cantonment
Rita banks on record, while Aparna talks social activism

‘It’s a tight competition between Rita Bahuguna Joshi and Aparna Yadav.’ Read More...

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BJP, BSP, SP, minorities, Mulayam Singh Yadav, UP government, PM Modi, SP-Congress alliance
My shift to BJP was necessary: Rita B. Joshi

‘Are the BSP and SP custodians of the safety of minorities?’ Read More...

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west UP, Uttar Pradesh, Muslim minister, Samajwadi Party MLAs, Azam Khan, BSP, BJP
Muslim ministers on shaky ground in west UP

BSP’s Tanveer Ahmed will cause the biggest upset of this election by defeating Azam Khan from Rampur, say supporters.Read More...

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BJP, BSP, Samajwadi Party, Bahujan Samaj Party, Delhi Minority Commission, Kamal Farouqi, Aligarh Muslim University, Mayawati
Will BSP emerge as UP’s dark horse?

Rebels candidates in the BJP and Samajwadi Party could turn the Bahujan Samaj Party into the proverbial dark horse in the ongoing assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh. Read More...

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Tamil Nadu Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao, Edappadi K. Palaniswamy, AIADMK, Chennai Raj Bhavan, TN High court
Rule-book approach settles dispute in TN

Rao had three major claims from AIAMDK groups in the last 11 days. Read More...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, inauguration of the Legislature buildings, Legislative Assembly of Andhra Pradesh, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, TDP, Assembly buildings, YSR Congress, P. Ramachandra Reddy
Ruckus not possible in AP’s hi-tech Assembly

CM Naidu is trying to invite Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the inauguration of the Legislature buildings. Read More...

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JNU student, JNU, JNU campus, JNU academic and administration, Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union, JNUSU, student stike, protest against JNU V-C
‘Intention of striking JNU students is to get V-C out’

Left-linked university students have stalled academic and administrative work on campus.Read More...

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Army-civilian conflict, terror groups, Kashmir, CPRF, ISI
Agencies ask govt to avoid Army-civilian conflict

‘Locals are being instigated by overground workers of terror groups’.Read More...

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J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, Bharatiya Janata Party, PDP, Deputy Speaker Sartaj Madni, Abdul Majeed Padroo, Minister of State Farooq Andrabi
Snap ties with BJP, MLAs tell Mehbooba

PDP president and J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti is under pressure to reconsider her coalition with the Bharatiya Janata Party. Read More...

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Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, anti-militancy operations, local active militants, Kashmir, Mehbooba government, Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, Jatindra Singh
Mehbooba may halt anti-militant ops

State intelligence warned of big collateral damage during shootout by forces. Read More...

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NDMC projects, Rani Jhansi Road Grade separator project, MCD, Azad Market, delayed flyover project
Much delayed flyover misses yet another deadline

The project had faced hiccups in the past due to land issues, according to the NDMC.Read More...

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Delhi government hospitals, Economically Weaker Section patients, Liaison Officers, Delhi government, Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital, RTI activist
Poor patients facing difficulty in Delhi government hospitals

The apathy of doctors and lack of infrastructure in Delhi’s government-run hospitals have compounded the miseries of thousands of poor patients, as the hospitals are not following the norms laid down by the Delhi government for the treatment of Economically Weaker Section (EWS) patients of the city. Read More...

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Ola and Uber Strike, Sarvodaya Driver Association of Delhi, S.P. Soni, Jantar Mantar, Delhi government, app-based cab services
No end in sight to strike by app cab drivers

The deadlock between the 1.5 lakh cab drivers and cab companies Ola and Uber is far from over. Read More...

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Mohammad Shahabuddin, Former RJD MP, Siwan jail, Tihar Jail, train number 12393 Sampoorn Kranti, DSP, Bihar
Shahabuddin to reach Tihar today

Former RJD MP Mohammad Shahabuddin is likely to reach Tihar prison on Sunday morning after he was shifted from Siwan jail on Friday evening after the Supreme Court ordered his shifting from Bihar to Tihar. Read More...

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Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Unified District Information System of Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Rajya Sabha, arva Shiksha Abhiyan, Pupil-Teacher Ratio, MHRD
One-teacher schools on the decline, but funding remains a problem

The top three states with the highest number of one-teacher schools are Madhya Pradesh (18,190), Uttar Pradesh (15,669) and Rajasthan (12,029). Read More...

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Pregnant women, discrimination, women employees, long-term assets, Maternity Benefits Act, 1961, Delhi
Pregnancy invites discrimination for many women employees

‘Pregnant women are not seen as long-term assets by firms and are expected to leave eventually after giving birth’. Read More...

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Delhi’s Patiala House court, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, criminal defamation case, DDCA, Chetan Chauhan, BJP MP Kirti Azad, Advocate Sangram Patnaik, Delhi and District Cricket Association
Delhi court summons arvind Kejriwal

Delhi’s Patiala House court on Saturday directed Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to appear before it next month in a criminal defamation case by DDCA and Chetan Chauhan, while allowing his personal exemption on medical grounds. Read More...

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Re-capitalisation, government recapitalisation fund, India Ratings & Research, Union Cabinet, Public Sector Banks, SBI family
Govt’s re-capitalisation burden could be huge

There is a strong perception that not all bad loans have been honestly acknowledged. Read More...

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Real Estate Regulatory Act, RERA, Foreign capital, Minister of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, Venkaiah Naidu, foreign investors
RERA’s implementation will attract more foreign funds

Centre has asked state governments to speed up RERA implementation. Read More...

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Trade exchange, Italy, Dr Francesco Pensabene, Italian Trade Commissioner, Indian market, European Union members, Brexit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi
‘We must invest in India with the pillars of Made in Italy’

Trade exchange between Italy and India was 7.5 billion euros in 2016. Read More...

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Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das, Global Investors’ Summit, Momentum Jharkhand, Make in Jharkhand, small scale industry, jobs
‘Focus on small scale industries will create more jobs’

‘Jharkhand has the perfect ecosystem for investments’.Read More...

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Jharkhand, State government, Chief Minister Raghubar Das, Global Investors Summit, Momentum Jharkhand, Ratan Tata, National Highway Authority of India
Rs 3 lakh crore investment boost for Jharkhand

State government inked 210 MoUs with different companies.Read More...

Business
 International Institute for Strategic Studies, NATO, GDP defence-spending target in 2016, Sir Michael Fallon, General Mattis, IISS, UK, NATO Defence Ministerial
Is NATO stepping up to the mark?

The International Institute for Strategic Studies’ (IISS) annual assessment revealed that only three of NATO’s member nations met the 2% of GDP defence-spending target in 2016. Read More...

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Jharkhand Tourism Policy-2015, Jharkhand, rich cultural heritage, Public-Private- Partnership, Tourism Development projects, Built Operate Transfer, Foreign Direct Investment
Unique Tourism Policy to boost state’s growth

The policy aims at attracting the maximum number of tourists and boosting private sector investments. Read More...

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Momentum Jharkhand summit, Jharkhand government, Chief Minister Raghubar Das, Narendra Modi, Draupadi Murmu, Rajbala Verma
Momentum Jharkhand generates investment interests of rs 310,277cr

Momentum Jharkhand is another feather in the cap of the Jharkhand government led by Chief Minister Raghubar Das. It promises to fulfil the aspirations of a dynamic state. Read More...

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food, home-cooked food, cookbook, First Food: Culture of Taste, living tradition of healthy
India’s living tradition of healthy, home-cooked food

First Food: Culture of Taste is more than a cookbook. It is a study into how food diversity is linked to diversity in the biological world. Here’s an extract from the book’s Foreword, by Sunita Narain. Read More...

Food & Drink
Bangladeshi artists, Shahabuddin Ahmed, Rashtrapati Bhawan, President of India Pranab Mukherjee, MuktiJoddha, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Rabindranath Tagore, Mother Teresa, Ganges Art Gallery
Pathos of war in the work of Bangladeshi artist Shahabuddin

One of the most celebrated Bangladeshi artists of contemporary times, Shahabuddin Ahmed recently concluded his art show at Rashtrapati Bhawan. Read More...

Art
London Fashion Week 2017, highlights of London Fashion Week Autumn/Winter Fall 2017, fashion, Alberta Ferretti, Mary Katrantzou, Ryan Lo, Preen, Fashion show, Designer
The offbeat and outré spirit of London Fashion Week 2017

London Fashion Week Autumn/Winter Fall 2017 showcased designers who had given full rein to their creative imagination. From outfits inspired by pop-culture entities like Disney and Hello Kitty, to over-the-top chiffon dresses and jacquard jackets, LFW ’17 had a lot to offer, writes Swati Singh. Read More...

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Army officer, Rs 4 cr compensation, Armed Forces Tribunal, honor killing, General Shrinagesh trophy, Ministry of Defence, Kambal parade, Lok Sabha elections
Army officer cleared by tribunal after 26 years, given Rs 4 cr compensation

Nearly 26 years ago, a newly commissioned officer of the Indian Army, Shatrughan Singh Chauhan was brutally beaten by his seniors just 12 days after his joining. Read More...

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Nupay, Virtual Payment Address, Tushar Miglani, UPI platform, Digital Payments, VPA
Nupay is the new way of transacting money digitally

Envisage this scenario. A team of three banking consultants, all having cushy jobs and leading a normal life. Suddenly one of them comes up with an idea of an app which would change the very dynamics of making payments. Read More...

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Kanpur, PM Modi, Kannauj, BJP, SP, Akhilesh Yadav, clean and non-corrupt governance
Kanpur is rooting for Modi

The buzz is that the neighbouring district of Kannauj is also going the BJP way.Read More...

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Sharad Pawar, BJP, demonetisation, Central government, Uddhav Thackeray, Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, Akhilesh Yadav, Rahul Gandhi
Political parties hit hard by demonetisation: Sharad Pawar

In an exclusive conversation, the NCP chief says that his party does not have money to give advertisements, hold public rallies, distribute publicity material. Read More...

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Jharkhand, State government, Chief Minister Raghubar Das, Global Investors Summit, Momentum Jharkhand, Ratan Tata, National Highway Authority of India
Rs 3 lakh crore investment boost for Jharkhand

State government inked 210 MoUs with different companies.Read More...

Business
J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, Bharatiya Janata Party, PDP, Deputy Speaker Sartaj Madni, Abdul Majeed Padroo, Minister of State Farooq Andrabi
Snap ties with BJP, MLAs tell Mehbooba

PDP president and J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti is under pressure to reconsider her coalition with the Bharatiya Janata Party. Read More...

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