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‘Shift in linguistic politics’

New Delhi: Poll promises like providing English-medium education in states like Telangana (erstwhile part of Andhra Pradesh, a linguistic state), Uttar...

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15 polygamous men in the poll fray in Rajasthan

New Delhi: As many as 15 candidates contesting the Rajasthan Assembly elections have two wives, say their affidavits. These candidates...

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Concept paper to develop cities in Panchgram ready

The Haryana government has come up with a concept paper to develop the Panchgram region—five new cities which will be...

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Online sexual abuse complaints linked to all Union ministries

‘It is an effort to use the digital space for speedier response to such complaints.’   Union Ministry of Women...

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In Modi rule, ED’s performance improves drastically

The performance of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has drastically improved during the Narendra Modi government’s tenure, as per the agency’s...

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Rural development plan a non-starter

The rural development scheme—the Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (Saanjhi)—does not seem to have taken off as, under the third phase...

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U.P. goes all out to make Kumbh a grand success

The Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government is leaving no stone unturned to make the Divya Kumbh, Bhavya Kumbh (Divine and...

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PM’s initiatives led to MSME units’ sharp rise

The number of total MSMEs across India has reached 6.33 crore in 2017-18. Within a year, the number of MSMEs...

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No new education policy

The country’s education sector may be eagerly waiting  unveiling of the New Education Policy (NEP), but the MHRD, currently under...

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Centre may open 5,000 more Jan Aushadhi stores by March 2019

The Centre has set a target to open 5,000 additional Prime Minister Jan Aushadhi Kendras (PMJAKs) by March 2019. The...

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Mhow turns into a hub of Dalit politics

Rush of political leaders to Dr Ambedkar’s birthplace is being seen as an exercise before Assembly polls.   Less known...

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Eight more waterways ready to be operational

National Waterways-1 covering 1,620 km through Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal has been opened recently.   The National...

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13 years on, SC norms on crackers not implemented

  Even after 13 years of the Supreme Court’s order for mandatory composition-based comprehensive monitoring of firecrackers, the authorities have...

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Many voters in Maoist-hit Chhattisgarh do not want indelible ink applied

Exempting voters from having forefinger inked would require an amendment to Section 49(K) of the Conduct of Election Rules, 1961....

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Private sector halting oil imports from Iran

Private companies have not booked any oil cargo from Iran.   To avoid exposure to the United States’ (US) secondary...

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British vintage company likely to shut down

BIECCL manufactured unique camouflage sets for warfare, shell cases and food containers during World War II.   Even as employees...

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BJP in MP worried as upper caste party woos its voters

The Sapaks Samaj Party held a rally of Brahmins in Ujjain in September, and is constantly trying to woo the...

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Chhattisgarh Congress chief joins BJP

Ramdayal Uike had quit the BJP and joined the Congress in 2000.   With state elections just a month away,...

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EC to be tough on paid news in poll-bound states

Special focus will be on MP, which registered 165 cases of confirmed paid news during the 2013 polls.   The...

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Temple politics takes hold of states bound for elections

Ahead of Assembly elections this year in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Mizoram and Telangana, political parties have started taking the...

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PM’s Jan Arogya Yojana replicates Gujarat model

The Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana, also known as the Ayushman Bharat scheme, is an expanded version of Gujarat’s successful...

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In Chhattisgarh, Congress banking on losers of 2013

A screening committee meeting discussed the fact that the margin of defeat for most of the Congress candidates in the...

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4 crore jobs in health sector by 2025: Report

FICCI report says Centre’s policy push has started shaping the sector’s infrastructure and that it is rapidly turning into a...

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Buddhist centre turns breeding ground for student politicians

The senior most professor, Hira Paul Gangnegi of Delhi University’s (DU) Department of Buddhist studies, raised serious questions on the...