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The government is planning to bring a bill in Parliament to link data related to birth and death with electoral
Jammu and Kashmir will host the third tourism working group meeting of G20 countries in capital Srinagar from today amid
Wrestling Federation of India chief and BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh has given a positive response to the call
China has opposed the holding of a G20 meeting in Kashmir, while Turkey and Saudi Arabia have not registered for
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday announced to withdraw Rs 2000 note from circulation. The notes will continue to
After long deliberations, Karnataka Congress Chief, DK Shivakumar, has reluctantly accepted to take up the Deputy Chief Minister's role following former


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US Govt Putting Pressure On India To Join NATO+ As A Part Of Asia-Pacific Strategy

By Arun Srivastava Narendra Modi’s yearning to be acknowledged as the world leader (Vishwa Guru) has landed India in a unpleasant quagmire endangering its identity and credibility built over the years amongst the global fraternity. The longing was so acute that he even ignored the conventional wisdom to realise...

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Political Outcome From Communal Cauldron May Not Favour BJP

By Dr. Gyan Pathak BJP has broken its legs in Karnataka   assembly polls when it fell into the pitfalls of majority politics. The party, including the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left no stone unturned to polarize Hindu majority votes in their favour, but miserably failed. BJP’s loss, if translated...

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No Real Truce Is Ready At Ending Gehlot-Pilot Infighting In Rajasthan Congress

By Sushil Kutty The latest Sachin Pilot-Ashok Gehlot patch-up will last till June 8 when disqualified Congress Member of Parliament Rahul Gandhi returns from his trip to the United States where the Congress scion will be raising yet another front against Prime Minister Narendra Modi like he had from...

May 31 · >

Slowdown In Containerized Exports Poses Setback To Pro-Export Agenda

By K Raveendran There is a marked slowdown in the containerized exports from India, attributed mainly to a decline in consumer demand for Indian goods in the US, EU and the UK markets, according to data from Container xChange, a leading online platform for container logistics. This trend has...

May 31 · >

Sons Of First Joint Climbers Of Mount Everest Are Carrying The Legacy Of Their Fathers

By Harihar Swarup The first Everest climbers families took their person bond and love for the mountains to a new high on May 29, 1953, seventy years after that great achievement by tensing Norgay and Edmund Hillary who became global icons during that period. Tenzing Norgay’s son Jamling and...

May 31 · >

Shiites And Not Jews Emerge As Touchstone Of Saudi Moderation

By James M Dorsey Saudi Arabia has removed anti-Semitic and anti-Israeli references from Islamic studies schoolbooks, according to an Israeli textbook watchdog. The watchdog, the Institute for Monitoring Peace and Cultural Tolerance in School Education (IMPACT-se), said the deletions were part of a broader textbook revision that also eliminated...

May 31 · >

Kerala Govt To Move SC Against Centre’s Cut In Net Borrowings Ceiling

 By P. Sreekumaran THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In a swift move, the Left Democratic Front (LDF) Government in Kerala has decided to move the Supreme Court  challenging the Union Government’s decision to drastically cut the State’s net borrowing ceiling(NBC) on market borrowings for 2023-24. This was one of the decisions taken at...

May 31 · >

G7 Conclave Fails To Meet Commitment For Nuclear Weapons Abolition

By Dr Arun Mitra Much was expected from the recently concluded summit of group of seven countries the G7 which included USA, UK, France, Canada, Italy, Germany and Japan. Since the world is faced with serious threat of use of nuclear weapons during the on-going Russia Ukraine war, there...

May 31 · >

Defection Of Lone Congress MLA In Bengal To TMC Angers Alliance Partner CPI(M)

By Tirthankar Mitra Congress-Left Front alliance in West Bengal received an unexpected jolt following the defection of Sagardighi MLA Bairon Biswas to ruling Trinamool Congress. The shake-up coming days before an Opposition meet against BJP in Patna has put the alliance forged in the summer of 2016 under a...

May 31 · >

NITI Aayog Has Failed To Play Any Effective Role In Planning For Indian Economy

By Kalyani Shankar One of the first things Prime Minister Narendra Modi did soon after assuming office nine years ago was dismantling the Planning Commission with a legacy of 65 years and set up the Niti Aayog in January 2015. Even as the chief minister of Gujarat earlier, Modi...

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