NEW DELHI: The 14th President of India Ram Nath Kovind is in Rashtrapati Bhawan after a swearing in ceremony that brought many firsts to the table.

“Jai Sri Ram” echoed through the Central Hall of Parlia .. Read More

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CHINA CALL NSA DOVAL A "SCHEMER", RULES OUT BILATERAL MEET

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NEW DELHI: China has now called National Security Advisor Ajit Doval the “main schemer behind the current border standoff” making it clear that the Indian media should not pin any hope on his scheduled visit to Beijing... Read More

"SHAKING A MOUNTAIN IS EASY, BUT TO SHAKE THE PLA IS HARD," SAYS CHINESE MILITARY ON EVE OF NSA DOVAL'S VISIT

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NEW DELHI: On the eve of a scheduled visit by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval to Beijing for a BRICS meet, China has again stepped up the rhetoric by stating that the Indian troops will “not be allowed” to stay on... Read More

"IN INDIA TODAY COURAGE HAS A HUGELY IMPORTANT ROLE": NOBEL LAUREATES, SCHOLARS REMIND EPW TRUST ON ADANI ISSUE

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NEW DELHI: The academic community, from across the globe for whom the Economic and Political Weekly represented independent and critical thinking have penned an open letter to the Sameksha Trust against its decision to dr... Read More

SIKH REFERENDUM 2020 IS THE NEW SLOGAN FOR PUNJAB

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CHANDIGARH: Separatism has raised a decisive head in Punjab, with the reverence for slain leader Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale being turned into a formal movement with Sikhs for Justice, an organisation operating out of Canada, ... Read More

SRI LANKA SETS UP OFFICE OF MISSING PERSONS AMIDST CRITICISM

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NEW DELHI: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena recently signed the Office on Missing Persons (OMP) Act, paving the way to set up a body to help trace around 20,000 people who are still missing -- eight years after the end of... Read More

EPW EDITOR PARANJOY THAKURTA QUITS AS TRUST BARS HIS BYLINE, TAKES DOWN ADANI POWER STORY

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NEW DELHI: Economic and Political Weekly Editor Paranjoy Guha Thakurta (appointed 2016) has resigned. EPW has taken down his story on Adani Power’s windfall gains after the journal received a legal notice from Adani’s ... Read More

SIDDARAMAIAH STIRS EMOTIVE WATERS, MOVES FOR KANNADA FLAG BEFORE ASSEMBLY POLLS

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BENGALURU: An old controversy is likely to become central to the forthcoming Assembly elections in Karnataka, with the ruling Congress government setting up a committee to look into the demand for a state Kannada flag. This is an ... Read More

CHINA NOW WARNS OF WAR AND "ALL OUT CONFRONTATION" WITH INDIA

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NEW DELHI: In a clear escalation, China has indicated through its official media that it is preparing for war. “ China can take further countermeasures along the Line of Actual Control (LAC). If India stirs up conflicts in s... Read More

"THEY WANTED US DEAD, AND NOW I WISH WE WERE DEAD": TRAIN ATTACK SURVIVOR ASIYA BEGUM

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NEW DELHI: It was the first time that the family from Karimganj in Uttar Pradesh had gone out in two years, and were returning on the train on that fateful day from a wedding in the family. The 2 year hiatus was because they had l... Read More

CHINA NOW SAYS LADAKH IS DISPUTED

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NEW DELHI: China stepping up the pressure on India to withdraw its troops from Doklam has now described Ladakh as “a disputed area between China, Pakistan and India in southeastern Kashmir” in a deliberate move to open... Read More

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