April 26, 2016 9:14 am

Isa was supposed to visit Dharamsala, the seat of the Dalai Lama. Who are the Uighur people, and why is there tension between them and Beijing?

April 25, 2016 8:01 pm

India’s official position is that Isa was never given a visa in the first place and therefore, the question of sending a signal to China never arose.

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April 25, 2016 5:20 pm

With little done towards rehabilitation and reconstruction through the year, Bhandari’s and Oli's presence at the anniversary events hardly injects hope among the people in general, and the victims in particular.

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November 24, 2017 3:37 pm

Madan Mitra is not the first candidate in the West Bengal state assembly poll to have faced the contest from behind bars.

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April 25, 2016 9:48 pm

The TMC spokesperson tried to make light of the matter by saying ‘it was a mistake of the research team’ and that it was ‘no big deal’.

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April 25, 2016 2:17 am

The Delhi government has been impounding Uber and Ola cabs for ‘overcharging’, and has told the High Court that the operators are ‘unlicensed’ and ‘operating illegally’. SARAH HAFEEZ explains the licensing system for the capital’s app-based cabs.

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April 25, 2016 2:07 am

At the UNHQ in New York on Friday, 174 countries and the EU put signatures on the Paris Agreement on climate change that was negotiated in December 2015. AMITABH SINHA explains the significance of the event, and the road ahead.

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November 21, 2017 5:12 pm

The Panama papers' revelations and the current drought and drinking water scarcity situation in several states would surely figure during the session.

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November 9, 2017 11:34 am

CM Mamata Banerjee had included Nepali as one of the six "second official" languages of the state. However, till date Nepali is not offered as an optional subject in the West Bengal Civil Services Examination.

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April 22, 2016 1:01 pm

The Maoists had earlier demanded that the TRC be given powers to grant general amnesty had been turned down by the Supreme Court.

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April 22, 2016 12:45 pm

President Xi is now the commander-in-chief of the joint battle command centre of the Central Military Commission.

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April 5, 2017 6:07 pm

With increasing longevity and the rise in the number of the elderly, it was clear that the pension scheme would leave a huge hole in the government’s coffers in the medium and long term.

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April 22, 2016 12:51 am

While the Syrian conflict has been the major driver of the migration, people have been fleeing war, abuses and poverty in other countries as well.

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April 22, 2016 2:19 pm

Key observations made by the High Court while quashing President’s Rule in Uttarakhand

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January 23, 2018 5:59 pm

The lesson for smaller parties has been clear: either surrender or be sabotaged by the two Dravidian majors. This is not a new phenomenon.

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April 21, 2016 8:04 am

The government’s initial submission to the Supreme Court was out of sync with the Culture Ministry’s frequent stress on Indian asmita or pride.

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April 21, 2016 11:22 am

The Global Integrated Drought Monitoring and Prediction System (GIDMaPS) map shows large patches of dry areas in every continent, indicating droughts of varying severity.

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April 21, 2016 7:31 am

To say there is no legal framework under which India can ask for the Kohinoor may not be correct.

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April 21, 2016 1:09 am

The learned Solicitor General needs to read up on the 19th century history of the Sikhs and the British.

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April 20, 2016 8:35 pm

Ministry officials state that Haryana, from where the scheme was launched last year, has shown visible improvements in Sex Ratio at Birth.