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Simply put: Why is Hungary shutting out refugees?

September 14, 2015 12:08:46 am

Unlike Germany and France, Hungary has adopted a tougher stand against the influx of migrants — including plans to seal borders — despite criticism.

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Owaisi’s entry less about winning and more about playing in minds of ‘secular charioteers’

October 7, 2016 5:05:00 pm

Whether it is conspiracy or the ambition of the man from Hyderabad to expand his support base, Owaisi may upset some political arithmetic of Bihar election, which will be keenly contested.

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As students’ suicide rates sore Kota coaching institutes join hands to tackle the problem

October 7, 2016 5:05:01 pm

Industry experts say that Kota is perhaps the only city to have the highest number of IITians living in it. Even MBBS and MD graduates come back to the city to teach.

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Rape of two Nepalese women highlights plight of migrants from Nepal

October 7, 2016 5:05:02 pm

The UNPF estimates that more than 28,000 women may be at risk of gender-based violence in Nepal in the aftermath of the April 25 earthquake.

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India-Pakistan DG-level talks: Cordial and a few takeaways

October 7, 2016 5:05:05 pm

The talks are going ahead against the backdrop of escalating tensions between the two countries

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Election frenzy grips DU and JNU

October 7, 2016 5:05:11 pm

The competition between parties has invoked a senseless contest for visibility – a game where hardly any rules apply.

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Film certification: A, U, A/U and everything in between

September 11, 2015 12:58:55 am

The question of censorship vs certification, in a vibrant democracy, and in an age where everything is a download away, needs to be addressed with a great deal more thought than it has been till now.

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Godavari and Krishna rivers interlink: When two rivers meet

September 11, 2015 6:25:23 am

On Wednesday, after flowing 124 km, water from the Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh reached the Krishna delta region, marking a milestone in the river-interlinking project.

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Simply put: Diplomats and rules of the game

September 11, 2015 11:06:35 am

As the Saudi Arabian embassy invokes the immunity clause for its diplomat accused of rape, Indian Express explains the guidelines that govern such privileges and looks at how India reacted when its envoys got into trouble abroad.

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Meat ban: The politics of food

October 7, 2016 5:05:13 pm

After the banning of beef in March which drew limited protests from largely Muslims and Dalits, the state is witnessing yet another attempt to curb non-vegetarian eating habits.

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India has to do some deft diplomacy in Gurgaon rape case

October 7, 2016 5:05:24 pm

While it is an incident of serious crime allegedly committed by the diplomat, the Saudi embassy having digging in its heels and rejecting the allegations against its diplomat has made it difficult.

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Explained: A fight for fuel in Yemen

September 10, 2015 11:21:31 am

Tuesday’s Saudi-led air raid on Yemen’s Hodeidah port in which 7 Indians have been reported missing, has thrown the spotlight on another deadly crisis in the war-torn country: fuel shortage.

Paswan-Manjhi tiff ahead of Bihar elections: Tactical bickerings before seat-sharing

October 7, 2016 5:05:28 pm

Former CM Jitan Ram Manjhi, an emerging Mahadalit leader, has been blowing hot and cold on Ram Vilas Paswan, an MP since 1977

World Hindi Conference: Hindi or Hindu bhai bhai?

October 7, 2016 5:05:30 pm

A few left-leaning litterateurs have dubbed this meeting a 'Hindu' not Hindi conference.

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In fact: Glitter of 1993 gold scheme lay in its amnesty clause

April 5, 2017 6:08:53 pm

As history shows, schemes without an amnesty on offer have hardly succeeded. The timing also won’t help given that gold prices have been on a southward course since it peaked a couple of years ago.

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Election rules: DU as you please

September 10, 2015 12:31:18 am

As Delhi University votes on Friday, a look at some of the Lyngdoh election guidelines that are routinely flouted.

Govt. raise of DA by 6 % — only a short term gain

October 7, 2016 5:05:31 pm

The Modi government’s offer of a 6 per cent rise in DA does indeed matter, but only in the short term.

Lucrative job opportunities in war-hit Yemen attract Indians despite government advisories

October 7, 2016 5:05:35 pm

India’s resources in Yemen are depleted as it does not have an embassy there any longer.

Will early retirees benefit from OROP?

September 9, 2015 7:39:47 pm

The ex-servicemen are satisfied with OROP being implemented from July 1, 2014, and with 2013 as the base year for calculating the new pensions.

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Why Mumbai will be denied mutton, chicken for 4 days

September 9, 2015 9:07:59 am

The temporary meat ban, which has been in place since 1964 as a mark of respect to a Jain festival, has now pitted Marathi parties against the ruling BJP.