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  • Power politics: from darkness to light

    Apart from the alliance arithmetic that worked in favour of the AIADMK that won with an absolute majority, the DMK also suffered the wrath of voters for the long hours of power cuts. Analysts later pointed out that the major reason for the DMK's defeat was load s ....

    Apart from the alliance arithmetic that worked in favour of the AIADMK that won with an absolute majority, the DMK also suffered the wrath of voters for the long hours of power cuts. Analysts later pointed out that the major reason for the DMK's defeat was load s ....

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  • Pak. team denied access to airbase

    Answering a question at a press conference at the DefExpo 2016, he said the Ministry had denied the team permission to go anywhere in the airbase. The site where the attack took place had been handed over to the National Investigation Agency, and “it was up to the ....

    Answering a question at a press conference at the DefExpo 2016, he said the Ministry had denied the team permission to go anywhere in the airbase. The site where the attack took place had been handed over to the National Investigation Agency, and “it was up to the ....

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  • RSS may pass resolution on caste

    The ongoing conclave seems set to pass a resolution on the need to counter caste discrimination. “This is the 125th birth anniversary of the Babasaheb. We believe in complementarity and harmony in society. Discrimination should end. Discussions are under way at ....

    The ongoing conclave seems set to pass a resolution on the need to counter caste discrimination. “This is the 125th birth anniversary of the Babasaheb. We believe in complementarity and harmony in society. Discrimination should end. Discussions are under way at ....

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  • Several world leaders skip Art of Living event

    They include the ‘guest of honour’ Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, Nepal President Bidhiya Devi Bhandari, and former Afghan President Hamid Karzai, while former Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani and form ....

    They include the ‘guest of honour’ Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, Nepal President Bidhiya Devi Bhandari, and former Afghan President Hamid Karzai, while former Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani and form ....

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  • As it happened: 'This is the Kumbh Mela of culture'

     Art of Living's trouble-ridden World Cultural Festival is being held to celebrate the foundation’s 35 years in service. Nearly 36,000 artistes from around the world will perform on what is possibly the world’s largest stage. Environmentalist Mano ....

     Art of Living's trouble-ridden World Cultural Festival is being held to celebrate the foundation’s 35 years in service. Nearly 36,000 artistes from around the world will perform on what is possibly the world’s largest stage. Environmentalist Mano ....

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  • At Sri Sri event, Modi attacks critics of cultural heritage

    Mr. Modi not only watched the cultural programme seated beside Ravi Shankar, but, in a speech of around 10 minutes, praised the spiritual guru for taking Indian culture to the world. In an apparent reference to the controversy surrounding the event, taking place on the ....

    Mr. Modi not only watched the cultural programme seated beside Ravi Shankar, but, in a speech of around 10 minutes, praised the spiritual guru for taking Indian culture to the world. In an apparent reference to the controversy surrounding the event, taking place on the ....

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  • Chinese patrols enter Indian territory

     Personnel of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of China transgressed into the Indian territory in Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir, twice in the past four days. An official in the security establishment said that with the new border defence mechanism in place, the iss ....

     Personnel of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of China transgressed into the Indian territory in Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir, twice in the past four days. An official in the security establishment said that with the new border defence mechanism in place, the iss ....

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  • Opposition sees amendment through in Rajya Sabha, again

    This despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealing to the Opposition not to move the amendment, when he began his speech, responding to the debate on the Motion of Thanks to the President’s Address. Referring to the 300 amendments moved by the Opposition, he s ....

    This despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealing to the Opposition not to move the amendment, when he began his speech, responding to the debate on the Motion of Thanks to the President’s Address. Referring to the 300 amendments moved by the Opposition, he s ....

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  • Kodaikanal mercury poisoning: HUL, ex-staff sign settlement

    The company was facing a ‘class action litigation’ moved by the former workers of its thermometer factory at Kodaikanal who were allegedly exposed to toxic mercury vapour during their employment. Claiming the settlement as historical, the association&rsqu ....

    The company was facing a ‘class action litigation’ moved by the former workers of its thermometer factory at Kodaikanal who were allegedly exposed to toxic mercury vapour during their employment. Claiming the settlement as historical, the association&rsqu ....

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  • After Rs. 5 crore fine, nod for Sri Sri event

    It also directed the Art of Living to bear the cost of restoring the area into a biodiversity park after the completion of the event, holding it responsible and liable for the damage caused to the environment, ecology, bio-diversity and aquatic life of the river. After ....

    It also directed the Art of Living to bear the cost of restoring the area into a biodiversity park after the completion of the event, holding it responsible and liable for the damage caused to the environment, ecology, bio-diversity and aquatic life of the river. After ....

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