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Winter’s here, but night shelters not fully deployed in Delhi

New Delhi: Though winter has arrived, the Delhi government is yet to deploy the temporary night shelters. They are either deployed...

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No end to infighting in Kashmir Congress

New Delhi: Amid speculation of elections being conducted in Kashmir next year, the Congress is facing some serious challenges from...

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Climate change blamed for fall in saffron production in Kashmir

‘Production is estimated to be 20-25% less than last year’. New Delhi: After the saffron harvesting has come to a...

Students attend a class at Maharishi Vidya Mandir School as the schools reopen

Smaller private schools shut down during pandemic

‘While smartphone ownership has risen dramatically, children’s access to it has often been limited’. New Delhi: There has been a big...

Supporters hold party flags during an election campaign rally by India's ruling Congress party president Gandhi in Mumbai

Will Congress continue to hold its ground in Punjab?

New Delhi: The Congress has seen constant disputes within its Punjab unit. Before the change of CM in Punjab, the...

CRPF personnel on high alert in wake of recent civilian killings

Terrorists killing civilians despite high security

‘There has been a massive security ramp up with no consequential results’.   New Delhi: The frequent killings of civilians...

Indian Army soldiers demonstrate a drill in Tawang sector near the Line of Actual Control (LAC)

‘There are no scuffles with the Chinese at the borders’

New Delhi: China has been pressing its claims in Arunachal Pradesh by building up defence infrastructure, and this has led...

Students arrive school as it reopens after COVID-19 relaxations on Monday

Attendance thin as parents fear sending kids to schools

Schools have gradually started to re-open after being shut for more than 18 months, but parents seem less enthusiastic about...

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Diesel prices affect commodity prices: Gaurav Vallabh

Earlier this month, the International Monetory Fund in its global prospects and policies survey stated that the global economic recovery...

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Tribal dance festival held in Chhattisgarh

New Delhi: The National Tribal Dance Festival and Rajyotsava 2021 was held at Science College ground in Raipur, the capital...

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‘Democracy cannot be held ransom by Facebook, a foreign firm’

Facebook has been facing a lot of criticism after a whistleblower Frances Haugen accepted that Facebook is “unquestionably making hate...

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Amid standoff with China, India expedites securing border areas

New Delhi: The standoff between India and China is taking turns that is seeing India speeding up to secure border...

Congress internal polls will elect CWC members, not President

‘Congress is a democratic party, free to make any changes’

New Delhi: After much speculation in the Congress of a change of Chief Minister in Rajasthan triggering a power struggle...

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Coal problems are not yet over: Gaurav Vallabh

New Delhi: India, the second largest importer of coal after China, is finding it hard to feed its 135 coal...

Security personnel takes position at the encounter site

‘Anyone from any community is being targeted in Kashmir’

The killings have created an atmosphere of fear among the residents and non-locals alike.   Srinagar: The recent spate of...

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Killings may hit tourism in Kashmir this winter

‘Tourists who were supposed to be here this winter will not be here now’.   Srinagar: The tourism sector has...

Amritsar Police arrests the second accused named Narayan Singh in the case related to Singhu border incident

Grisly murder at Singhu was committed as victim ‘touched holy book’

Kundli, Singhu: On Friday, at 3 am, Lakhvir Singh was caught and first fiercely clubbed to unconsciousness and then taken...

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Power subsidies for households, homeless appeal for pension

‘There is no vibrant scheme that can benefit the most destitute as they continue to sleep on streets’.   New...

Locals burning firecrackers to celebrate the Diwali festival

This Diwali, many locals will not light firecrackers

New Delhi: In the wake of the deteriorating air condition in Delhi, locals have said that they will obey the...

Aryan Khan being escorted at the NCB office after a medical check-up,

‘Criminalising drug use does more harm than drug abuse’

‘Prosecution of drug addicts does not serve its stated objective of curbing drug consumption and worsens the situation’.   New...

Pandemic-hit Shastri museum sees big drop in visitors

Pandemic-hit Shastri museum sees big drop in visitors

New Delhi: The museum dedicated to Lal Bahadur Shastri, India’s second prime minister, has seen a big fall in foreign...

Schoolchildren learn with the help of pre-recorded lessons in Dandwal village, Maharashtra

School closure hurting poor students without Internet access

New Delhi: After the Covid-19 pandemic pushed all schools to shut their daily functions, poor students were left in the...

A general view of Nehru Place market after the government eased a nationwide lockdown

Cops clear encroachments at Nehru Place

A shopper at Nehru Place said that removing encroachments once won’t do.   New Delhi: The illegal encroachment by shops...

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Less congestion in Chandni Chowk after renovation

New Delhi:  After the beautification of Chandni Chowk, people are having a smooth commuting experience awhich locals say has spurred...