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An unequal burden

Farmers are paying about Rs 15,000 crore GST annually, on which they cannot claim input tax credit.

Harsh Vardhan: ‘MCI was plagued by corruption, led to diminishing respect for medical profession’

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan speaks to Abantika Ghosh on why the NMC Bill is a historic reform and why he thinks India is set to see a brain gain in the medical profession.

Parliament approves changes in insolvency and bankruptcy code

Sitharaman said the proposed amendments also respond to issues pertaining to financial creditors in the wake of a recent ruling with respect to financial and operational creditors.

Lok Sabha approves amendment Bill making Aadhaar use voluntary

On the issue of privacy, which was raised by several opposition members, Prasad said, “The amendments address the privacy and security concerns. It provides that no service or benefit of any scheme will be denied for lack of Aadhaar.”

Thane cab driver beaten, ‘forced to chant Jai Shri Ram’

In his statement to the police, Khan said, “The accused started hitting me with wires and when I screamed out loud ‘Ya Allah’, I was told to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’ if I wanted to be spared.”

Sri Lanka, Pulwama attack steeled our resolve to fight terror: Sushma Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj said India is determined to consistently strengthen cooperation within the SCO framework for comprehensive, cooperative and sustainable security.

Poll choice: How farmers vote

Caste equations, not crop prices, seem to hold sway when it comes to influencing electoral behaviour.

Bihar: Religious leader held for sexual abuse

He was arrested from his ashram in Phulparas Madhubani on Tuesday and sent to 14-day judicial custody.

Ponzi scam: Karnataka ex-BJP minister G Janardhana Reddy arrested

The former mining baron was produced before a magistrate Sunday evening and was remanded in judicial custody for 14 days.

Madhya Pradesh: Congress tie-up with tribal outfit hinges on one seat

The national convener of JAYS Dr Hiralal Alawa told The Indian Express on Wednesday that the progress of the alliance talks depends on Kukshi, a tribal-dominated seat held by the Congress for more than last three decades.

Mumbai man shot dead, shooter escapes

Manoj Mourya was shot from behind on Senapati Bapat Road around 7.30 AM and died during treatment at the civic-run KEM Hospital, the DCP said. The unidentified shooter managed to escape from the spot.

Must define violence against children in larger context, says Justice Madan Lokur

Justice Lokur said, “We need to look at violence against children in a much larger context and not just in the traditional way of physical violence, child sexual abuse, and so on."