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Sisterhood Across Parties
What is noteworthy is that Mayawati deliberately made a calculated outreach to women politicians although her male colleagues had defended her equally vociferously. The outrage OVER [...]
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AFSPA should be revoked on trial basis: J&K CM
Jammu, July 25: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has asked the Centre to revoke Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from 25 to 40 areas of Valley on trial basis. "As a test case if it is done and [...]
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How a marriage bureau became a front for conversions and radicalisation
Bengaluru, July 25: Was a marriage bureau used as a platform to convert people and lure them to join the ISIS? Investigators believe that a marriage bureau, run by Rizwan Khan was indulging in the same. Two persons- Rizwan Khan and [...]
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S H Raza’s journey
The elation of Independence, however, had been dismantled by the ravages of the Partition and for Raza it led to extreme isolation as his family members decided to leave for Pakistan. (Source [...]
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Raja-Mandala: Frontrunner’s dilemmas
Unlike many leaders in the Republican party who refused to endorse Trump, Sanders has backed Clinton and emphasised the importance of defeating Trump. (Source: Reuters) On the face [...]
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No political party is bigger or above than Punjab for me: Navjot Singh Sidhu
New Delhi/Amritsar, July 25: Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday, July 25 revealed the reason why he resigned as the Rajya Sabha MP. 52-year-old Sidhu, who had quit as the Rajya Sabha MP on July 18, told media that he was [...]
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Dalit rape victim dies, angry DCW lashes out at Delhi police
New Delhi, Jul 25: A 14-year-old Dalit rape victim who was repeatedly sexually assaulted and was forced to drink a corrosive substance, died at a hospital here on Sunday, prompting an anguished DCW chief to lash out at the Centre and [...]
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Empowering women through JAM
Illustration by: C R Sasikumar If you thought there is no prize for guessing what JAM (Jan Dhan, Aadhaar and mobile in policy parlance) stands for, then you are mistaken. Using a la [...]
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Harsimrat Kaur writes to RS Chairman for action on Jairam, Renuka
New Delhi, July 24 Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has written to Rajya Sabha Chairman seeking "stern action" against Congress MPs Jairam Ramesh and Renuka Chaudhary, accusing the duo of humiliating her in the House. {image-harsimrat-kaur-badal-speaks-18-1468841242.jpg www.oneindia.com} Referring to the sequence [...]
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News flash: Navjot Singh Sidhu to address a press conference today
Bengaluru, July 25: Blast in Ansbach, Germany. Bavaria's top security official says attacker a 27-year-old Syrian who had been denied asylum. Get all the latest news updates of the day: {image-navjotsidhu-25-1469421539.jpg www.oneindia.com} 10.08 am: Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa gives privilege notice against [...]
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Mohammed Shahid: The wizard of hockey
Over the last couple of decades, Indian hockey has suffered a crisis of identity. What was it supposed to be? The team flirted with different styles and coaches. Hockey affairs were chaotic, and fans confused. Back in the day, 1980s to be specific, that w [...]
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Jaitley inaugurates Symbiosis' Hyderabad campus
Hyderabad, July 24: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday inaugurated Symbiosis International University's (SIU) Hyderabad campus. The campus spread over 40 acres of land has come up at Mamidpally village in Mahabubnagar district near here, and is the fourth off [...]
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TN tops urban net subscriber nos; Maharashtra, Delhi tied in 2nd spot
Hyderabad,  Jul 25: Tamil Nadu has maximum number of urban internet subscribers in India accounting for over nine per cent of country's total 231 million urban subscribers, with Maharashtra and Delhi having over 19 million users each. Tamil Nadu boasts of [...]
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Next Door Nepal: Chinese checkers
K. P. Oli K. P. Oli’s exit as Nepal’s prime minister when the vote of no-confidence against him is put to vote is a foregone conclusion, but will any one succeed him constitutio [...]
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Through a glass darkly
Film festivals were my window to world cinema. In our friends circles, the festivals triggered debates about good and bad cinema. When I reflect on those debates, I become more concerned with another aspect of cinema: How can quality films be made and how [...]
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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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