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Rahul working on anti-PM protests in US
MADHAV NALAPAT | New Delhi

Congress heir apparent Rahul Gandhi has been "meeting quietly in the US with groups intending to carry out protests against Prime Minister Narendra Modi" during the PM's ongoing visit to the world's b...

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Sex workers a common sight in West Delhi

Soliciting by sex workers in the residential neighbourhood of West Delhi and South West Delhi is getting common by the day as police chooses to remain a mute spectator. This correspondent himself witnessed a scantily dressed prostitute openly soliciting for customers at the busy road that connects Janakpuri Super Specialty Hospital with Dabri cros

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UK’s priority is to combat people smuggling

With combating organised crime being a priority for the UK, the British mission in the Mediterranean is to go after the criminal gangs responsible for people smuggling there. The British Home Office is handling the migrant crisis, even though two British warships in the Mediterranean, HMS Enterprise and HMS Richmond are operating under MoD authorit

NAVTAN KUMAR | 26th Sep

Raghopur, the constituency from where Tejashwi Yadav, younger son of Lalu Prasad Yadav is contesting the Bihar Assembly elections, is a picture of gov...

NAVTAN KUMAR | 26th Sep

CHIRAG IN CHARGE Image 2nd PATNA: Lalu Yadav's succession plan is still not clear as he has fielded both his sons Tejashwi and Tejpratap, but his ex-...

No one remembers Jagjivan Ram in poll bound Bihar
ABHINANDAN MISHRA | 26th Sep

The tallest Dalit leader of India during his lifetime, Jagjivan Ram has been made irrelevant by all political parties, including the Congress in the coming Bihar Assembly elections. This is reflected in the pathetic condition of his birthplace, Chandwa, 55 km from Bihar's capital Patna. The former ...

ABHINANDAN MISHRA | 26th Sep

Patna's dirty roads belie Nitish Kumar's claims of good governance, posters about which have flooded Bihar's capital city ahead of the Assembly electi...

Ministry will break deadlock over UGC safety guidelines
ABHIMANYU SINGH | 26th Sep

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) is likely to intervene in the stand-off between the University Grants Commission and protesting students over the safety guidelines issued earlier in April by the autonomous body. A well-placed source in the MHRD said: "The ministry has take note of...

NAVTAN KUMAR | 26th Sep

Across party lines, damaads (sons-in-law) are giving sleepless nights to many political heavyweights in Bihar. While Anil Kumar Sadhu has revolted ag...

Ex-Home Secy on WHO advisory body
OUR CORRESPONDENT | 26th Sep

Former home secretary and ex-governor of Manipur and Mizoram, Vinod Kumar Duggal has been appointed to the World Health Organisation's advisory group to strengthen response to outbreaks and emergencies with health and humanitarian consequences. The Advisory Group comprises of high-level experts in ...

Poor kids to be mentored by Mensa
OUR CORRESPONDENT | 26th Sep

As many as 102 children from the economically weaker sections in New Delhi and Gurgaon will be mentored by Mensa, world's oldest and largest high IQ society, the organisation's president Kishore Asthana told The Sunday Guardian. Asthana, who took over as Mensa president from Nirav Sanghvi on 19 Sep...

Spurt in farmer suicides in Telangana
S RAMA KRISHNA | 26th Sep

As many as 41 farmers committed suicide in the last one week in Telangana, forcing the TRS government to increase the compensation for the kin of the deceased four-fold from Rs 1.5 lakh to Rs 6 lakh. In the 10 districts of the state, 16 farmers committed suicide on Wednesday alone, while seven ended...

Arvind Chhabra | 26th Sep

The Akal Takht pardon to the Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Raheem Singh is likely to have its political implications with the Punjab Assembly ele...

Maha will issue new sedition law
Vinaya Deshpande | 26th Sep

The Maharashtra government has told the Bombay High Court that it will either withdraw its guidelines on sedition or issue fresh ones, ending people's apprehension that the government was bent on crushing any voice of opposition or criticism. The government claimed that there were errors in the tran...

Vinaya Deshpande | 26th Sep

As nearly 4,500 Bappas walk their way to the Arabian Sea today on the final immersion day of Anant Chaturdashi, over 40,000 men and women in khaki sta...

Industry hopes for stability post polls
NAVTAN KUMAR | 26th Sep

Industrialists in Bihar want the "conducive atmosphere" created in the past 10 years to continue and do not want a return to the pre-2005 situation full of "hopelessness and frustration". They feel that though there have not been big-ticket investments in the state in the past 10 years, at least "s...

Misa not unhappy with Lalu promoting sons
NAVTAN KUMAR | 26th Sep

Lalu Prasad's daughter and Rashtriya Janata Dal's star campaigner Misa Bharti wants people to give Nitish Kumar another chance for Bihar's "economic development". She said she is preparing for the next Lok Sabha elections and will campaign for the party's candidates in the coming Assembly elections....

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