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May 19, 2016 10:17:50 pm

Thus, the vote transfer from the Congress to the CPM may not have taken place as expected and the TMC might have been the beneficiary of unexpected Congress ballots.

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May 19, 2016 12:43:21 pm

In the case of West Bengal and Tamil Nadu, it appears that both the ruling dispensations managed to overcome negative feeling towards their governments by focussing their government’s policies on the rural population.

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May 19, 2016 1:41:09 am

Four days after international sanctions on Iran were lifted on January 16, Tehran’s envoy in New Delhi spoke his mind at Delhi’s India International Centre. “In my three years as the Ambassador of Iran, I have often been advised to be patient on big India-Iran projects. Does India want to wait for centuries before capturing […]

May 19, 2016 1:30:52 am

The white dust is free crystalline silica, the “powder of death” — lethal byproduct of quartz crushing that causes the incurable and irreversible respiratory disease, silicosis.

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May 19, 2016 1:34:21 am

Union Minister V K Singh wants New Delhi’s Akbar Road renamed. But there are at least 704 towns and villages named after the famous Mughals all over India. The share of Akbar is the largest — 251.

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May 19, 2016 1:20:37 am

NCAP stands for New Car Assessment Programme, a series of safety tests instituted by Global NCAP that has editions in several car markets, and assesses safety and build quality parameters in new vehicles.

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May 18, 2016 6:26:31 pm

34 years after she became a member of AIADMK, Jayalalithaa has remained a crowd-puller in the 2016 assembly elections with thousands of people thronging to her rallies.

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May 18, 2016 1:06:27 pm

Amar is credited with developing the SP’s contacts in the corporate world as well as Bollywood. Sources said that Amar, being in the Rajya Sabha, can help Mulayam more than other SP members in the Upper House.

May 18, 2016 8:58:42 am

The biggest worry for Modi sarkar is the state of the economy which has shown signs of worsening decline in the past few months.

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May 18, 2016 1:00:12 am

Wheat blast from South America has showed up in Bangladesh, but Indian firewalls are more robust. The fungus attacks the leaf of the crop and eats its chlorophyll, thereby affecting the plant’s growth.

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The Mauritius tax treaty came into sharper focus in 2001 when the stock market scam linked to Ketan Parekh blew up, leading to a probe by a Joint Parliamentary Committee.

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May 19, 2016 2:09:51 pm

The rapid decline in India’s poverty levels over the last decade augurs well for the country’s efforts to eradicate poverty.

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June 8, 2016 2:59:27 pm

There’s no correlation between when it hits Kerala and how much it rains, where.

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May 18, 2016 12:46:26 am

India completes 25 years of the beginning of economic reforms this July. Starting today, The Indian Express will publish findings from an e-symposium that brings together recent research by The World Bank on poverty in India.

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May 16, 2016 5:00:33 pm

The Federal Alliance that has the UDMF and other two dozen parties and ethic groups began their street protest aimed at paralysing the entire secretariat including that of the Prime Minister's office since Sunday.

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May 16, 2016 12:59:01 am

In a report tabled in Gujarat Assembly in 2012, the CAG severely criticised GSPC’s operations in KG block, and said “numerous faulty investment and destructive administrative decisions” had led to a loss of Rs 7,000 crore to the company.

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May 16, 2016 9:14:32 am

The new books by the Rajasthan government mention PM Modi's Mann ki Baat and Swachh Bharat Mission along with tales from Ramayana and Mahabharata. Syllabus to inculcate ‘traditional indian’ values.

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May 16, 2016 12:13:17 am

Rocky Yadav, accused of killing Gaya youth Aditya Sachdeva on May 7, got the alleged murder weapon on the ‘sports quota’.

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May 16, 2016 12:13:01 am

The legal basis for extradition with states with whom India does not have an extradition treaty -- described as “non-Treaty States” -- is provided by Section 3(4) of the Indian Extradition Act, 1962.

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May 15, 2016 9:00:25 pm

The date of the arrival of the monsoon has little bearing on, and is largely inconsequential to, the amount of rainfall that is received during the season. Late arrival does not mean less rains during the season or vice-versa.