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February 1, 2017 12:46 am

An analysis of the contents of the President’s Address to both Houses of Parliament over the years.

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February 1, 2017 12:31 am

If Imran Khan’s petition succeeds, the 2018 polls will be his to lose. If it does not, charges of corruption will likely never stick to Nawaz Sharif again.

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January 31, 2017 1:50 pm

There is no historical evidence that Padmavati existed. The poem was written over 200 years after the events it purports to describe occurred. The controversy over the film is a battle of competing narratives.

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January 31, 2017 12:28 am

Section 13B of the Hindu Marriage Act allows for ‘divorce by mutual consent’ in a two step process.

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January 31, 2017 11:55 am

Four significant political manoeuvres in the states by Rahul Gandhi, the SP alliance being the latest, underscore a clear effort to shed the past and see the future — for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

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January 30, 2017 10:07 am

A look at the Act and the number of people detained under it.

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January 30, 2017 12:24 am

On January 24, the Union Cabinet approved the IIM Bill, granting the 20 Indian Institutes of Management more autonomy than they currently enjoy.

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January 27, 2017 5:33 pm

Sharif’s visit to the centuries’ old complex associated with Shiva coincided with daily hearings in an offshore assets case against him that could lead to his disqualification and upend his government.

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January 27, 2017 1:47 pm

Conceived under Obama administration, India-US bilateral defence projects have shown little progress.

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January 26, 2017 12:29 am

On Budget day, February 28, 2003, Singh said that despite grave uncertainties on the oil front, the government had by and large absorbed the rise in crude prices.

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January 26, 2017 12:17 am

India is an outlier in the G20 in continuing to have an elaborate process of presenting the national Budget, accompanied by an annual ritual of hype.

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January 26, 2017 6:13 pm

For the first time, India has laid out the red carpet for a leader who’s not a Head of Govt or State. From investments to security cooperation, it has many reasons to invest in MBZ, as the Sheikh is known.

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January 27, 2017 4:29 pm

Following the arrests, the Supreme Court questioned the ACB on the arrests, and gave the ex-VC conditional bail while asking the other accused to move the lower court for bail.

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January 25, 2017 12:18 am

On his first weekday at work, the US President ‘terminated’ the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the biggest trade deal in history, Barack Obama’s signature achievement and the proposed American counter to China’s economic influence in the region.

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January 23, 2017 12:00 am

It is tempting to dismiss the protests as an emotional response triggered by cultural pride as the political establishment has done.

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January 21, 2017 4:44 am

India must prepare for his buy-American-hire-American protectionism

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January 20, 2017 12:25 am

Verma, whose term has been cut short abruptly with the change in the US administration, saw a fresh momentum in the ties during his term.

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February 13, 2017 11:52 am

Supporters say it’s a way of life; animal rights activists call it undisguised cruelty.

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January 19, 2017 6:46 am

An extraordinary operation is currently under way to boost the water level in Chandigarh’s beloved lake. How did things reach a stage where it was deemed necessary to pump water into it? What are the logistics of the project?

January 18, 2017 7:07 pm

​T​he three emerging youth leaders of Gujarat -- Hardik, Mevani and OBC leader Alpesh Thakor -- have shown signs of joining hands, although Thakor ​has not yet reacted ​to Hardik​'s return.

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January 18, 2017 3:29 pm

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

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.