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Explained: 21, The big one

April 16, 2015 7:24:46 am

The CPM is meeting at its 21st Party Congress in Visakhapatnam. At the end of the week, the largest communist party in India will have a new general secretary.

Explained: The Clean Deal

April 14, 2015 3:41:01 am

The NGT ban on diesel vehicles that are over ten years old in Delhi and NCR has come in for criticism for not giving enough time to vehicle-owners to make a switch.

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Explained: Plugging leakages

April 13, 2015 1:01:40 am

Newsline explains what subsidy means to a middle class family and how subsidy scheme works.

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Explained: El Niño year, maybe. Bad monsoon year, maybe not

April 13, 2015 4:46:01 pm

Harish Damodaran explains the relationship between El Niño and the Indian monsoon, and the implications for the economy.

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Explained: Taking off

April 11, 2015 8:36:15 am

Pranav Kulkarni, explains the ongoing negotiations with French defence major Dassault Aviation.

Explained: How India evacuated 5000 stranded in Yemen

April 10, 2015 3:17:13 pm

India evacuated 2,280 persons, including 1,764 Indians, from the conflict zone during the 2006 Lebanon War.

India’s biggest accounting fraud

April 10, 2015 3:38:39 am

Amid the ongoing probe, on February 2, Mahindra & Mahindra-owned Tech Mahindra expressed interest in acquiring Satyam.

Explained: Net Neutrality – Skewing the level playing field

April 18, 2015 10:10:46 am

Bharti Airtel has announced the launch of Airtel Zero, where it will give free access to partner apps.

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Explained: Building hopes

April 9, 2015 1:19:57 am

Know the key proposals of Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill 2013 and how it could impact various stakeholders, including the home buyers.

Explained: Logs Of Blood

April 8, 2015 4:03:55 am

Sreenivas Janyala explains why Red Sanders wood is so rare, coveted, and at the centre of bloody scrubland gunbattles in the east central Deccan.

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Damning Development

April 3, 2015 3:27:01 am

Why there is widespread anger and disappointment after BMC revealed details of consultations on Development Plan.

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Up In Arms: The Army officers’ promotion case

April 2, 2015 8:18:03 am

Supreme Court last week stayed an order of the Armed Forces Tribunal, which had, on March 2, quashed the Army’s 2009 promotion policy.

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Explained: AFSPA-Disturbed Areas debate in J&K

March 30, 2015 1:37:09 am

The Mufti government retorted that the power to declare an area disturbed was “inherent in AFSPA”. But the issue could be more complex than that.

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Explained: All you need to know about AAP’s national council meeting today

March 28, 2015 8:39:53 am

It is unclear how many voting members the NC has. Some say there are 352, others say it is closer to 380.

Explained: Director’s choice

March 27, 2015 3:09:46 am

Whys and hows of the selection of IIT directors, and the current controversy explained.

Taxing Times

March 26, 2015 2:59:31 am

The background, reasons and context of the financial crisis in the East and North Delhi Municipal Corporations explained.

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Explained: Border Question

March 24, 2015 2:51:50 am

Sushant Singh looks at the background and contours of the border dispute between India and China.

Explained: Order reserved

March 23, 2015 3:11:59 am

The landmark judgment was about laying down yardsticks for defining social, economic backwardness in changing India.

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Explained: Overshoot to kill

March 21, 2015 11:02:50 am

A train is said to have “overshot” a signal — technically referred to in Indian Railways jargon as ‘Signal Passing At Danger’.

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Explained: Overshoot to kill

March 21, 2015 5:40:01 am

Friday’s accident that killed 32 people in Rae Bareli occurred after the train overshot a signal, refusing to stop at Bachrawan station and hitting a track dead-end.