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‘Tourism sector to see job losses’

New Delhi: The fallout of the Covid-19 outbreak and 21-day lockdown to combat the pandemic on the country’s tourism and...

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‘People flouting lockdown norms with impunity’

New Delhi: As Covid-19 cases in India see a steep rise, the call for “social distancing” and national lockdown given...

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Slum dwellers vulnerable to covid-19 outbreak

As in Mumbai’s Dharavi, in Delhi’s JJ clusters, practising social distancing isn’t possible in absence of basic amenities. New Delhi:...

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Assam building 700-bed quarantine facility at Guwahati

The isolation hub, to be ready in a week, is being built at Sarosajai Sports complex. New Delhi: As the...

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Lockdown gives anxious moments to farmers

New Delhi: The 21-day lockdown to combat the spread of the coronavirus is giving anxious moments to farmers across the...

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Green cause makes activist walk from Assam to Delhi

New Delhi: Going by Google Maps, it’s a distance of 2,250 km, takes 41 hours by car and almost two...

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‘Virus’ slur being used to harass Northeast students

New Delhi: Following the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), students from the northeast have alleged that incidents of “racial discrimination” against...

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Virus scare deals body blow to travel industry

NEW DELHI: The novel coronavirus, which has crossed China’s borders and spread across the world, has brought the travel and...

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Education hit as Delhi riots leave students afraid

Fear among students has forced many parents to change their schools.   NEW DELHI: On Wednesday, Rihan Saifi, a student...

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Wait for customers as shops reopen in riot-hit areas

NEW DELHI: Showing signs of normalcy in riot-hit northeast Delhi, almost all shops in the worst affected localities such as...

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Rioters came from outside, allege Hindu, Muslim neighbours

Even as the stench of burnt houses and vehicles is still afloat in the air in riot-affected Northeast Delhi, residents...

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‘Sans office, staff, Lokpal is toothless’

NEW DELHI: Seven years after Lokpal and the Lokayuktas Act was signed into law and almost a year since the...

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Hanging of Nirbhaya convicts may get delayed further

Convict Pawan Gupta has not even sent his mercy plea to the President.   NEW DELHI: After rescheduling the date...

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Blame game in Delhi Congress after flop poll show

‘There was not a single road show by the central leadership’. New Delhi: With the Congress drawing a blank in the...

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‘Scam’ forces Conrad to strip brother of Home portfolio

The alleged coal scam has created displeasure among coalition partners. With a scam about illegal transportation of coal rocking the...

Guwahati: National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) leader B Saoraigra surrenders his arms before Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma during a programme where over 1,500 members of all four factions of the separatist NDFB laid down arms, in Guwahati on Jan 30, 2020. (Photo: IANS)

Huge decline in Northeast insurgency in five years

The success of the Centre in involving the Songbijit faction of the Bodoland group in the peace talks is crucial,...

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AAP’s Atishi vs BJP’s Dharamveer in Kalkaji

NEW DELHI: The high profile Kalkaji constituency will witnessed a tough battle between Aam Aadmi Party’s Atishi Marlena and BJP’s...

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BJP reaches out to intellectuals, youths

New Delhi: The BJP is making special efforts to reach out to opinion leaders such as intellectuals, youths and religious...

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BJP will win Delhi elections with a thumping majority: Shyam Jaju

‘BJP’s main poll pitch is the work by the Centre and non-performance of the Delhi government.’ New Delhi: Ahead of the...

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More Shaheen Bagh-type protests in Delhi’s Muslim areas

NEW DELHI: Replicating the Shaheen Bagh style of protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), other Muslim-dominated localities of Delhi,...

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in Kolkata on Jan 11, 2020. (Photo: IANS/PIB)

PM, Mamata meet leaves some in Bengal ‘confused’

New Delhi: The recent meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Mamata Banerjee at Raj Bhawan in Kolkata has left...

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‘Indian higher education needs to go international’

New Delhi: Citing extensive investment in teaching and research, institutional autonomy and academic freedom as the needs of the hour,...

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Bodo faction gives up arms, inks pact with Centre

New Delhi: The decades-long Bodo insurgency in the northeast has, for all practical purposes, come to an end with the...

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Cabinet nod to funds for Northeast gas grid

New Delhi: Giving a major boost to development of the northeast region, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired...