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India Betrayed Its Own Principles & Promises: Ruhullah Mehdi

India Betrayed Its Own Principles & Promises: Ruhullah MehdiINTERVIEW: ‘Only settling for restoration of J&K’s statehood won’t do’: Kashmiri politician Ruhullah Mehdi.


Sanitary Pads are a Right. Haryana Government Will Provide Them Free to Menstruating Women

Sanitary Pads are a Right. Haryana Government Will Provide Them Free to Menstruating WomenThere’s a sliver of good news from Haryana. The state government launched a scheme guaranteed to bring a smile to the faces of 22.50 lakh women and girls below the poverty line. Under the Mahila Evam Kishori Samman Yojana, the women are entitled to a packet of free sanitary pads every month for a year.


Ram Mandir Bhoomi Pujan: A Turning Point in Indian History

Ram Mandir Bhoomi Pujan: A Turning Point in Indian HistoryThe Quint’s Sanjay Pugalia analyses the importance of the event, PM Modi’s speech, Opposition’s reactions and more.


Kulbhushan Jadhav Case: Pakistan Contacts India Over Appointment of Legal Representative; Hearing Scheduled on September 3

Kulbhushan Jadhav Case: Pakistan Contacts India Over Appointment of Legal Representative; Hearing Scheduled on September 3Pakistan on Thursday contacted the Indian government over the matter of appointing a legal representative for Kulbhushan Jadhav. The hearing in the case is scheduled to take place on September 3. The development came a days after The Islamabad High Court asked the Pakistan government to give Indian authorities a "chance" to appoint a representative in the case.


Lotus Tramples on Elephant in Sri Lanka, PM Mahinda Rajapaksa Wins Elections in Landslide

Lotus Tramples on Elephant in Sri Lanka, PM Mahinda Rajapaksa Wins Elections in LandslideThe Rajapaksa "tsunami" hit the opposition across the Indian Ocean island nation, decimating almost all of them in the elections.


Centre scraps handicrafts and handloom boards, stating move towards 'minimum govt, maximum governance'

Centre scraps handicrafts and handloom boards, stating move towards 'minimum govt, maximum governance'As per the resolutions passed by the Ministry of Textiles, this move was taken "in consonance with the Government of India's vision of 'Minimum Government and Maximum Governance', a leaner Government Machinery and the need for systematic rationalisation of Government bodies"


Delhi Police Arrest Man Accused of Raping 12-Year-Old Girl In Paschim Vihar Area

Delhi Police Arrest Man Accused of Raping 12-Year-Old Girl In Paschim Vihar AreaDelhi police on Thursday arrested the accused in the case of sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl in Pashchim Vihar area of the national capital. The arrest was made two after the girl was allegedly raped at her house on August 5 when her parents were away for work.


How TikTok Got Caught in the Crosshairs of US-China Politics

How TikTok Got Caught in the Crosshairs of US-China PoliticsDonald Trump’s threat to ban TikTok on 1 August is only the latest in a series of clashes between the US and China.


PM Modi Congratulates Mahinda Rajapaksa after Landslide Win in Sri Lanka Elections

PM Modi Congratulates Mahinda Rajapaksa after Landslide Win in Sri Lanka ElectionsPrime Minister Narendra Modi was among the first world leaders to congratulate Rajapaksa on the outcome of the elections and said the two sides will work together to further advance all areas of bilateral cooperation.


Is Armed Insurgency In NE India As ‘Alive’ As News Anchors Claim?

Is Armed Insurgency In NE India As ‘Alive’ As News Anchors Claim?Even when stats tell you otherwise, news anchors burst into predictable song about how ‘alive’ the NE insurgency is.


Sri Lanka General Elections Results 2020: PM Narendra Modi Dials Mahinda Rajapaksa as SSLP Heads For Landslide Victory

Sri Lanka General Elections Results 2020: PM Narendra Modi Dials Mahinda Rajapaksa as SSLP Heads For Landslide VictoryIndia's Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday dialled his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa and congratulated him for conducting general elections amid COVID-19.


Plea in SC Seeks Postponement of JEE Main, NEET-UG Exams amid Covid-19 Crisis

Plea in SC Seeks Postponement of JEE Main, NEET-UG Exams amid Covid-19 CrisisThe plea, filed by 11 students belonging to 11 states, said that the authorities be directed to conduct these exams only after the normalcy is restored.


ATMA 2020: Online entrance exam to be held on 7 Aug, admit card released today at atmaaims.com

ATMA 2020: Online entrance exam to be held on 7 Aug, admit card released today at atmaaims.comATMA 2020: The national-level test is conducted for admission to various MBA courses in business schools across the country.


Manoj Sinha's Appointment as J&K L-G Could Be Start of Process to Recreate Political Space in Valley

Manoj Sinha's Appointment as J&K L-G Could Be Start of Process to Recreate Political Space in ValleyThe appointment of veteran Sinha, who has been in active politics since the early 1980s, is likely to help create a conducive atmosphere in which J&K;’s political parties will be encouraged to return to active political work again.


Kashmir Calling: Why Manoj Sinha Became Modi-Shah's Pick For J&K's Next Lieutenant Governor

Kashmir Calling: Why Manoj Sinha Became Modi-Shah's Pick For J&K's Next Lieutenant GovernorSinha, who has an MTech degree, is well-versed in political and social engineering. But when he landed in the national capital a week ago, few would have imagined that he was going to get such an important responsibility.


Delhi Congress protests outside AIIMS over brutal rape of minor

Delhi Congress protests outside AIIMS over brutal rape of minorNew Delhi, Aug 06 (ANI): Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee on August 06 held protest in front of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). The protest was held against the Delhi government over recent rape case of minor in the national capital. A 12-year-old girl was sexually assaulted, brutally injured in Delhi's Peeragarhi on august 04. Neighbours spotted the bleeding girl and rushed her to hospital. CM Arvind Kejriwal also met victim who was sexually assaulted and attacked in Pashchim Vihar area.


'Shaken my soul': Kejriwal visits 13-yr-old sexual assault survivor, says will ensure strict punishment in case

'Shaken my soul': Kejriwal visits 13-yr-old sexual assault survivor, says will ensure strict punishment in caseArvind Kejriwal said that the news about the sexual assault on a 12-year-old girl in Delhi's Paschim Vihar has shaken his soul to the core


JEE Main And NEET Exam 2020 Update: 11 Students Move Supreme Court Seeking Cancellation of Entrance Exams Amid Rising COVID-19 Cases

JEE Main And NEET Exam 2020 Update: 11 Students Move Supreme Court Seeking Cancellation of Entrance Exams Amid Rising COVID-19 CasesEleven students approached the Supreme Court on Thursday to cancel the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) and the National Entrance Eligibility Test (NEET). These exams are scheduled to take place in September this year. The students moved the apex court seeking cancellation of these exams amid rising coronavirus cases in India.


OPINION | Revocation of Article 370: J&K People Won, Politicians Lost

OPINION | Revocation of Article 370: J&K People Won, Politicians LostKashmiri leaders cannot hoodwink people anymore by saying “Jai Hind” in New Delhi and preaching secessionism in the Valley.


Quota Unquote: Why Issue of Reservations Makes for Good Politics in Tamil Nadu

Quota Unquote: Why Issue of Reservations Makes for Good Politics in Tamil NaduThough often misunderstood outside the state, and given the long history of social justice, Tamil Nadu has benefited from the visible socio-economic improvements to the masses, who feel they have not reached the take-off stage, ‘creamy layer’ or not.


CLAT Exam 2020 Update: Common Law Admission Test Postponed Again, New Dates Not Announced Yet

CLAT Exam 2020 Update: Common Law Admission Test Postponed Again, New Dates Not Announced YetThe Consortium of National Law University on Thursday postponed the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2020 once again amid rising coronavirus cases in India. As per the notification on the official website, the exam has been postponed until further notice.


Desist from Interfering: MEA on Pakistan’s Criticism of Ram Temple

Desist from Interfering: MEA on Pakistan’s Criticism of Ram TemplePakistan’s Foreign Office had said that construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya reflected “growing majoritarianism”.


Amid Coronavirus Fears, Australia Contemplates Moving Boxing Day Test against India to Adelaide

Amid Coronavirus Fears, Australia Contemplates Moving Boxing Day Test against India to AdelaideThe situation in Victoria is not good and a senior cricket official told the country's leading daily that there is no way the current schedule can go ahead as planned with the state border restrictions in place amid the COVID-19 pandemic.


The philosophical malaise in Ek Desh, Ek Vidhan and Ek Pradhan offers just cause for asymmetrical federalism in India

The philosophical malaise in Ek Desh, Ek Vidhan and Ek Pradhan offers just cause for asymmetrical federalism in IndiaThe entire Kashmir policy of the Government of India, right from 1947, is that of misplaced intrigue. Trying to hammer something which is brittle into malleability.


Who is Sara Gideon, Indian-origin Politician and Mom That Obama is Endorsing for US Senate?

Who is Sara Gideon, Indian-origin Politician and Mom That Obama is Endorsing for US Senate?48-year-old Sara Gideon was born to an Indian immigrant father and a second-generation Armenian mother in Rhode Island, US.


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