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NEW DELHI: The Jnanpith Award Selection Committee announced the 58th Jnanpith Award for the year 2023. This year it has
A day after the Supreme Court struck down the electoral bonds scheme - on grounds it violated citizens' right to
The leaders of protesting farmer unions and Centre held marathon talks last night with Union minister Arjun Munda terming the
The Sandeshkhali case from West Bengal, centered around allegations of sexual abuse and land grabbing by a Trinamool Congress (TMC)
The Supreme Court has struck down Modi government’s electoral bond scheme, saying citizens have the right to information about the
The Union government will hold a meeting with farmers in Chandigarh on Thursday and the protestors will remain peaceful and

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Indian Economy Is Going Strong But Doubts Arise On The Release Of 8.4% Figure Before Poll Eve

By Anjan Roy The GDP release from the National Statistical Office on Friday, showing a growth of 8.4% in the fourth quarter has befuddled economists and experts and the financial markets. These releases of the GDP numbers start a veritable season of oneupmanship among the economists and commentators to...

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Narendra Modi’s Dig At Mamata Banerjee On Corruption Issue Does Not Stick

By Sushil Kutty Prime Minister Narendra Modi coining “Tu, Mai Aur Corruption” is catchy enough, but ask the Trinamool wag and he will question who is the “Mai” in the “Tu, Mai Aur Corruption” that Modi has corrupted the West Bengal air with, wasn’t Sandeshkhali enough? People haven’t yet...

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CPI(M) Fields Battle-Scarred Veterans In Lok Sabha Polls In Kerala

By P. Sreekumaran THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Communist Party of India (Marxist)(CPI(M) and the Communist Party of India(CPI) have fielded powerful candidates from all the constituencies from Kerala. Their list features stalwarts and veterans who have fought – and won – many an epic political as well as electoral battle. While...

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Gaza Ceasefire And Policy Towards Israel Are On Test As California Votes On March 5 In Primary

By Chauncey K. Robinson LOS ANGELES: California, the country’s most populated state, will be part of the fray of Super Tuesday on March 5. The date is significant, nationally, because it is when most states hold their presidential primaries and caucuses. Fifteen states and one U.S. territory will have...

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After Rajya Sabha Polls Jolt, Akhilesh Yadav Has Turned Aggressive

By Pradeep Kapoor LUCKNOW: After initial shock received during loss of one seat in Rajya Sabha polls due to cross voting by seven party MLAs, Samajwadi Party national President Akhilesh Yadav has shown newfound aggression against BJP. Samajwadi Party had put up three candidates for Rajya Sabha as per...

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George Galloway’s Big Win In Rochdale Marks A Welcome Turn In British Politics

By Ben Chacko By-election results are not necessarily the most perfect indicators of likely general election results, but George Galloway’s stunning victory in the Rochdale constituency in Britain highlights factors which have an important national significance. As the victorious candidate said, it is a victory for the Palestinian people...

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Ceasefire Talks Are About More Than A Gaza Truce And Prisoner Exchange

By James M Dorsey A proposed temporary Gaza ceasefire and prisoner exchange appears designed to buy war-battered Gazans relief while enabling Israel and Hamas to claim a success. However, whether Israel or Hamas emerges as the ultimate victor will be determined by whether the truce becomes permanent and the...

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Pankaj Udhas Brought Ghazals To The Hearts Of Common People Through Its Simplicity

By Tirthankar Mitra A voice that breathed tunefulness, longing and heart break has been stilled forever. Pankaj Udhas is no more; but his ghazals will transcend generations. Udhas was certainly not a one-song singer. But whenever one takes his name, the song Chitthi Ayee Hai comes to mind. It...

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Hate Speech Is Top Emerging Concern For Lok Sabha Election 2024

By Dr. Gyan Pathak Election Commission of India (ECI) must take note of India Hate Lab report’s terming 2024 a “critical year” for hate speech in India, on account of Lok Sabha Election 2024, and must rise to the occasion to rein in political players, especially the ruling BJP...

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INDIA Bloc Must Quell Upper-Caste Anxiety Against Progressive Plank

By Arun Srivastava Cross-voting by the Congress and Samajwadi Party legislators in Rajya Sabha election has certainly not come as commiseration for the RSS and BJP, precisely for Narendra Modi. Had it been the barometer to show the approving sweep in his favour, Modi surely would not have undertaken...

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