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Visa row: Chinese journalists had met Tibetans in K'taka under fake names
Bengaluru, July 25: The refusal to renew the visas of three Chinese journalists is turning into a full fledged confrontation. The Chinese media says serious consequences await India. If New Delhi is really taking revenge because of the NSG membership issue, [...]
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Hold your tongue
The disgraceful war of words on in Uttar Pradesh sounds like the nadir of the political discourse, but Indian parties may yet surprise themselves in their race to the bottom. Following the BJP’s UP vice president Dayashankar Singh’s regrettable compar [...]
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Government aware of black money sources, says Jaitley
Bengaluru, July 23: Reminding tax evaders of the Income Disclosure Scheme (IDS) to come clean and pay up by September 30, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the government was well aware of the sectors that generated black money."Everybody, [...]
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Russian roulette
In the next few days, the world will descend upon Rio de Janeiro for the Olympic Games. Russia, though, might not join the carnival. Last week, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) upheld a ban imposed by the International Association of Athletics Fed [...]
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The Battle For Turkey’s Soul
People gather at a pro-government rally in central Istanbul’s Taksim square, Saturday, July 16, 2016. (AP File Photo) The recent attempt of a military coup has raised more que [...]
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Beef attack comes to Karnataka: Dalits attacked in Chikkamagaluru
Chikkamagaluru, July 23: Four Dalit youths were attacked, allegedly by activists of the Bajrang Dal in a remote village in Chikkamagaluru, ostensibly for storing beef at home. The attack has come to light even as Gujarat is burning over a similar [...]
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The pseudo alternative
Illustration by: C R Sasikumar The Sangh Parivar’s claims to being the true repository of Indian history and culture become louder every time it wields political power. It announc [...]
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Oppression’s new face
Members of Dalit community shouting slogans during a sit in protest against the alleged attack on their community members for skinning a dead cow in Una. (AP File Photo) Though atro [...]
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Two Maoists gunned down in Chhattisgarh
Jagdalpur (Chhattisgarh), July 23: Two senior hardcore Maoists were shot dead after a gunfight in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Saturday morning, police said.Inspector General of Police, Bastar, S.R.P. Kalluri and Sukma Superintent of Police I.K. Alesala said that a police patrol [...]
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Mayawati’s moment
The BJP’s censure of its UP vice-president, Dayashankar Singh, for his abominable remarks against BSP supremo Mayawati was immediate: Singh was removed from the party post first, then the organisation, and party leaders expressed regret in Parliament a [...]
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No proof required: Black Knight and other myths
The simple point is that no “feel” indicator works well individually and cannot be expected to do so. Ever wondered about the persistence of myths? I look at two myths that are [...]
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RSS is an unregistered organisation, says Digvijay Singh
Panaji, Jul 23: Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh today claimed that RSS was an unregistered organisation and asked it to reveal details about the funds it collects annually, especially on the occasion of 'Guru Purnima'. "There is no question of banning [...]
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Fifth column: Of cows and caste
The list of atrocities on Dalits is shamefully long. The images were so haunting that you did not need to be Dalit to be horrified. When I saw the video of the skinny, half-naked me [...]
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Across the aisle: Defend the land, win over the people
Fresh incidents occur in the Valley every day. (AP Photo) The protests in the Kashmir valley continue for the third week, There is curfew in many parts of the Valley. Fresh incident [...]
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President, PM condole Raza's death
New Delhi, Jul 23: President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi today condoled the demise of legendary painter S H Raza. In a message to poet Ashok Vajpeyi, Raza's close friend, Mukherjee said, "In his death, the nation has lost [...]
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Out of my mind: Self-goal heroes
The BJP is obviously climbing a steep learning curve. At the onset of the Monsoon Session of Parliament the government could have done without the Arunachal Pradesh decision and the [...]
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Inside Track: Akalis play spoiler
Navjot Singh Sidhu. (File Photo) The BJP leadership was not caught unawares by Navjot Singh Sidhu’s resignation from the Rajya Sabha. For months, the party had tried to appease Si [...]
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News Flash: Rajnath Singh meets BJP and PDP leaders in J&K
Bengaluru, July 24: Home Minister Rajnath Singh is meeting delegations of political parties in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, today. Get all the latest national and international news updates of Sunday, July 24 here: {image-rajnath-singh-24-1469328247.jpg www.oneindia.com} 10.15 am: Shameful, we have zero [...]
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Trump disruption
The just-concluded convention of the Republican Party in Cleveland, Ohio was anything but conventional. The principal purpose of the nominating conventions is to signal party unity by putting aside personal differences and policy arguments that animated t [...]
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Police rescues Kenyan woman in Delhi
New Delhi, Jul 22: A Kenyan woman who was confined illegally by two African nationals, has been rescued by the police from Rajpur Khurd in south Delhi's Mehrauli area following a complaint from a Kenyan embassy official, police said today. A [...]
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Brand Rajini
Once there was an actor who quit a stable job as a bus conductor to explore life in cinema. He started with minor roles, played the villain, graduated to character roles, moved on to playing the hero, and then transformed into a superstar. Somewhere along [...]
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A first, but big step
The Maharashtra government has done well not to give in to pressure to rollback its decision to delist fruits and vegetables from the state’s Agriculture Produce Market Committee (APMC) Act. Delisting basically allows companies or traders to buy produce [...]
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Assam assembly urges CM to avail Z+ security
Guwahati, July 22: Expressing concern over the chief minister's security, the ruling and opposition members in the Assam assembly on Friday requested Sarbananda Sonowal to accept Z+ security cover considering the threat perception in the state.Sonowal, who has been refusing to [...]
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Jharkhand House MLAs plant saplings
Ranchi, July 22: Legislators of Jharkhand Assembly today planted saplings while Governor Droupadi Murmu and Chief Minister Raghubar Das renewed their appeals to the people to make the ongoing plantation of one crore saplings a success by July 31. As the [...]
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Paradox of change
Ahmedabad: Women members of Dalit Community carry a portrait of BR Ambedkar as they block the traffic during a protest in Ahmedabad on Wednesday against the assault on dalit members by cow pr [...]
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PCA Act: Pay a fine of Rs 10-50; get away with beating, kicking, over-riding, torturing any animal
A research study suggests that animal abusers are five times more likely than non-abusers to commit other violent crimes like rape and murder. (Source: Express Archive) In March thi [...]
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Missing IAF plane: Parrikar likely to visit Chennai
Chennai, Jul 23:  Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar is likely to visit Tambaram air base near Chennai today after an AN 32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force went missing with 29 personnel on board. Parrikar, who was briefed by IAF chief [...]
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News flash: Indian aid worker, Judith Dsouza abducted in Kabul rescued
Bengaluru, July 23: 9 people were killed after a gunman opened fire in a mall in Munich. The shooter was allegedly shot down by officials. Meanwhile, Indian aid worker Judith Dsouza, who was abducted in Kabul last month has been rescued. [...]
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