Maharashtra: Two booked for misusing national emblem

Pandey claimed that Khan met him at the Maharashtra Sadan in New Delhi and gave him an appointment letter and visiting cards of the NHRC.

Jaishankar rubbishes Trump’s claim Modi sought US mediation for Kashmir

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said in Rajya Sabha that all outstanding issues between India and Pakistan can be discussed only bilaterally, thereby ruling out any third-party mediation

HRD Ministry: 21 KV buildings found unsafe in audit

The maximum of these decades-old buildings are in Maharashtra (8), followed by Assam (3), according to HRD Ministry officials.

Sonia: RTI on brink of extinction, govt wants to subvert Act

Sonia Gandhi said it is clear that the present central government sees the RTI Act as a "nuisance" and wants to destroy the status.

Mumbai MTNL building fire: 60 rescued, many still trapped

Most of those rescued were trapped on the terrace of the building. The fire brigade personnel entered the building with oxygen masks and searchlights to rescue people who may be trapped on some floors.

Malegaon: HC asks NIA to specify trial conclusion date

Bombay High Court on Monday sought to know from the NIA the estimated time by which trial in the Malegaon bomb blast case would be completed.

Malik says anger due to corruption made him invoke terrorists

Malik said, 'Whatever I said, it was said in desperation and anger due to the rising instances of corruption. I should not have…'

Nadda pulls up Pragya Singh Thakur for her toilet remarks

BJP working president JP Nadda on Monday pulled up Bhopal MP Pragya Singh Thakur on her remarks for cleaning up toilets.

Karnataka: Supreme Court rejects plea for immediate floor test

Supreme Court on Monday refused to urgently list a plea of two Independent Karnataka MLAs seeking holding of floor test forthwith.

Mansoor Khan knew ‘Islamic banking’ could fool Muslims

Mansoor Khan, using chit fund company I Monetary Advisory Jewels, took more than 40,000 Muslims for a ride, robbing them of Rs 2,000 crore in the name of riba

Kishor to mingle in crowd at Trinamool rally to formulate strategy

Poll strategist Prashant Kishor and his team will be present at the Trinamool mega Martyrs' Day rally to understand the mindset of the people

Sitharaman: Centre not imposing Hindi in Tamil Nadu

Nirmala Sitharaman said the government was not making any attempts to impose Hindi in Tamil Nadu and was trying to promote Tamil as well.

Chandrayaan-2 moving in right direction: ISRO

The 3,850 kg Chandrayaan-2, a three-module spacecraft comprising orbiter, lander and rover, has been injected into the earth's orbit.
Chandrayaan-2 moving in right direction: ISRO

Scientists explain how Chandrayaan-2 will benefit citizens

'Congratulations to ISRO on a successful launch, which is the first important step in a series of complex steps that will culminate in the soft landing of the lander and rover on the Moon's surface,' said Dibyendu Nandi, professor at Kolkata's Indian Institute of Science Education and Research

Parliament congratulates scientists on Chandrayaan-2 launch

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said the country had shown its space prowess with the mission; Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu said the scientists deserved special compliments for the indigenous effort

Chandrayaan-2: Why India is landing on moon’s south pole

Chandrayaan-2 aims at reaching that part of the moon which none among the US, USSR and China could to fetch He-3 that is worth millions

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Modi's ploy of expanding the voter base of his party by turning a socialist in economic policy might have worked; turning a quasi-Muslim or pseudo-Christian will not
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Sakshi-Ajitesh Affair May Not Be A Case Of Liberty

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While President Donald Trump seeks to protect American businessmen and Prime Minister Narendra Modi guards their Indian counterparts, shed a tear for the more populous yet choiceless consumers in either country
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Budget VI: Does Modi Know Economics At All?

From the things Nirmala Sitharaman chose to make dearer and cheaper, and the continuity of incremental approach of Arun Jaitley to reforms, it is clear Narendra Modi has been the de facto finance minister all throughout. And his understanding of economics is questionable, notwithstanding his big dreams.
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Use Trade As Strategic Weapon Against China

When China seeks a reduction in duties on its exports, India must put forth the condition it must prevail upon Pakistan to act against the terrorists the Islamic state sponsors
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Article 370 Warrants Abrogation, Not Jingoistic Speeches

Not many fans of the Narendra Modi government can be held from turning hostile if the BJP keeps forwarding excuses for not abrogating Article 370 and Article 35A
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Congress Chief, Change Your Team, Stop Negativity

The coterie of Congress president Rahul Gandhi has guided him in the wrong direction for the past five years, and it continues to do so ― to the utter misfortune of Indian democracy that is deprived of a serious, viable opposition

Sanjiv Bhatt: A Dubious Cop Retires In Jail

The presence of rogue cops like Sanjiv Bhatt in the system, who either do a government's bidding or become a law unto themselves, calls for police reforms
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Encephalitis deaths were preventable: Heads must roll

The Bihar administration failed in both prevention and cure of acute encephalitis syndrome that claimed the lives of more than 100 children
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Doctors, citizens cannot expect much from Mamata

Mamata Banerjee once saw a Maoist in anybody who disagreed with her; she saw in a rape victim a sex worker; now she sees in protesting doctors her rival BJP

Mayawati: Kanshi Ram Protégé-Turned-Exploiter

It is stupefying that someone who had taken the cudgel of improving the lot of the deprived sections, should herself turn to be an ace exploiter of the society
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Modi Raj: Everyone’s Gone To The Moon

Are there any jobs or opportunities for bhakts? Doesn’t look like it. They will chant ‘Modi-Modi’ and swear. They don’t want anything in return!
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Nusrat Jahan: The Appearance, The Act, The Message

Nusrat is not representing the land of Lalan Faqir either; she is just being one of those innumerable happy-go-lucky, city-bred young Indians
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Demonisation of Wedding Rituals Smacks of Hindu-Illiteracy

There can be no better Hindu ritual than the widely prevalent and most visible practice of wedding rituals for such demonisation by cultural leftists

Every Opposition Party Facing Coup Cause For Concern

There is a need for strong opposition to keep the ruling elite in order, conforming to the written constitutional code
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$ 5 Trillion Economy By 2024 An Impossible Dream

It will take a sustained 12% compounded growth in the economy year-on-year from now when we are at $ 2.8 trillion GDP

Haldighati: Beginning, Not End, Of Maharana Pratap

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Litchi did not kill children, Bihar govt’s incompetence did

The Bihar administration has been so callous this time that even the critical measures that the State had taken 5 years ago during another outbreak of AES were not repeated; this is over and above the fact that litchi is not harming well-fed children; that malnourishment is a burning issue in Bihar is a failure of its government too

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The crime of convicts in 2005 Ayodhya attack is as grave as Afzal Guru's; if terror convicts are wriggling out of a legal loophole, plug it
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Government Suffering From Moby-Dick Syndrome

The Modi government must overcome the prime minister’s incrementalist instincts and boldly carry out radical reforms