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January 18, 2017 12:12 am

The intention is to take progressively strict steps even before an emergency is reached. But it will require coordination among at least 16 agencies.

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January 17, 2017 11:57 am

According to media reports in Nepal, the NRB delegation sought an exchange facility, where Nepal citizens could turn in old notes of up to Rs 25,000.

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January 17, 2017 8:46 am

A look at the menu for Central Armed Police Forces and how food reaches their tables

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January 16, 2017 12:26 am

ABANTIKA GHOSH explains how measles-rubella, pneumococcal conjugate and rotavirus vaccines will boost the Universal Immunisation Programme.

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January 16, 2017 12:26 am

Special constitutional provisions make the Delhi LG’s office more powerful, but if Bedi chooses to be difficult, there is little that the Puducherry govt can do.

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January 13, 2017 12:28 am

No NOC is required for dual-use items. Even then, while only 39 NOCs were issues in FY 2013-14, the number rose to 191 in FY 2015-16.

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January 13, 2017 8:43 am

In 2016, the number of bodies of Maoists recovered jumped 200% over 2015, the number of surrenders shot up by an unprecedented 270%. But such good numbers could be too good to be true, some suspect.

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January 12, 2017 12:38 am

It was reasoned that freedom to fix rates would lead to banks attracting funds that were otherwise not drawn into the banking system.

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January 12, 2017 10:29 am

A month before voting begins, UP is in flux, the political picture is even more complex than what the state has a reputation for.

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January 12, 2017 12:24 am

It’s the biggest change in radio technology since the shift from AM to FM. What will be different?

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January 11, 2017 12:53 am

After asking the RBI Governor tough questions and threatening to call in the PM to explain demonetisation, Parliament’s PAC is back in the news. Anand Mishra tells the Committee’s story

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January 11, 2017 12:36 am

To promote cashless transactions following the scrapping of high-denomination currency notes, the government had waived the MDR on fuel purchases for consumers.

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January 11, 2017 12:07 am

3 out of 5 agricultural labourers who committed suicide were pushed by these factors, Maharashtra saw the most tragedies, 2015 NCRB data show.

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January 10, 2017 9:02 am

The Indian Express explains the tussle between producers and theatre owners that has kept even the likes of superstar Mohanlal waiting outside cinemas.

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January 10, 2017 8:58 am

Maharashtra led all states in farmer suicide numbers in 2015, according to NCRB figures.

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January 9, 2017 5:47 am

NSSO data show increasing use of debt to meet household expenses rather than to create productive assets.

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January 8, 2017 9:52 pm

PIO card (Person of Indian Origin) card and OCI cards (Overseas Citizen of India) give different benefits.

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January 6, 2017 1:24 am

Mega funds pumped into the captive breeding of the cuddly and the charismatic is better spent in sustaining natural biodiversity — in China, India, or elsewhere in the world

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January 6, 2017 1:12 am

Myanmar’s brutal crackdown on the Rohingya is fanning an Islamist insurgency that could become a national security nightmare for India and region.

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January 5, 2017 12:42 am

In a year that saw several battles between the Left and the Right, history kept getting caught in the middle.

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January 5, 2017 12:30 am

The MCC, often described as a voluntary “Moral Code of Conduct”, is a set of guidelines issued to parties, candidates and the government to ensure free and fair elections.

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January 5, 2017 12:21 am

In his New Year’s Eve address, Narendra Modi said pregnant women across India would get Rs 6,000 each for hospital stay, vaccination and nutrition.

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January 4, 2017 12:24 am

De-listing of 255 parties by the EC has thrown up data on distribution of India’s minor political outfits and the nature of political entrepreneurship in the country.

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January 4, 2017 11:42 am

Sudip Bandyopadhyay’s arrest is a flashpoint in the already hostile relations between the Trinamool Congress and BJP. What is the case against him and his party colleague Tapas Pal?

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January 3, 2017 12:35 am

Justice J S Verma’s daughter Shubhra Verma recalls how he regretted his 1995 judgment being twisted.

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January 6, 2017 2:28 pm

The Indian Express explains how UPI-based digital payments application, BHIM will work, and the problems it faces.

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January 4, 2017 12:30 pm

A day after he was deposed as party president by his son Akhilesh Yadav, Mulayam Singh took the war in the SP to the EC of India, staking claim to the ‘cycle’ symbol.

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January 2, 2017 12:10 am

The decision, which aims at eliminating about 90% of all HFC use by 2050, could be the single most important action against climate change

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January 2, 2017 12:05 am

Prime Minister Modi’s demonetisation move faces scrutiny in the Supreme Court. In 1996, a Constitution Bench of the court had upheld the legality of an earlier note-scrap ordered by the government in 1978

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December 31, 2016 10:49 am

It is possible that Trump may eventually not take the United States out of the Paris Agreement.

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December 31, 2016 4:40 pm

From a record low of just 17 in 2012, Indian security force fatalities in Kashmir have inched up steadily in Kashmir to 87 this year, the worst since 2008.

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December 30, 2016 8:25 am

Numbers for the two communities show a remarkable similarity.

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December 30, 2016 9:28 am

Results of past elections show that not only has Mayawati’s Dalit vote shrunk, she has found the going difficult without support from other — read upper — castes.

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December 30, 2016 1:31 am

Amazon Echo is an Internet-connected speaker that functions just like the digital assistant on your phone.

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December 29, 2016 11:59 am

How politics around West Pakistan refugees and Rohingya Muslims is deepening existing faultlines in state

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December 29, 2016 7:44 pm

The bad loan problem must be tackled. Sooner or later, the economy will pick up, and there will be need for ‘good banks’ with a capacity to lend