Battle ready: Kejriwal’s transition of the perpetual protester to the affable family man

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addressing teachers at the launch of the Delhi government’s ‘Constitution at 70’ campaign. (Express photo: Praveen Khanna) Shared News| January 5, 2020 8:53:47 am EXACTLY six years ago, during his 49-day first term as chief minister, Arvind Kejriwal spent 30 hours outside Rail Bhawan on the road, protesting against police officials. […]

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Run-up to Budget 2020-21: On Govt table — Do away with or prune tax on long term capital gains

Shared News| January 4, 2020 9:19:20 am LTCG was reintroduced after a gap of 14 years and the Finance Minister had proposed that all gains up to January-end 2018 would be grandfathered. (File photo, source: PTI) TO PROMOTE long-term flows into equities, the Finance Ministry is considering a partial or complete rollback of the long […]

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Congress, allies and their ecosystem rising against Parliament, silent on Pak: PM

Shared News| January 3, 2020 7:47:39 am ‘If you want to take out a procession, do it for Dalits, downtrodden, exploited who came from Pak’, Modi said addressing a gathering at Siddaganga Matha. PM Modi at the Siddaganga Matha in Tumkur, Karnataka, Thursday. (PTI) Holding the Opposition responsible for protests against the new citizenship law, […]

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Grieving parents: ‘Not clean… staff ask us to check the oxygen levels’

Shared News| January 3, 2020 12:51:50 pm The J K Lon Hospital is the biggest such facility for children in the Kota division with hundreds of patients coming every day from adjacent districts such as Baran, Bundi and Jhalawar — even from neighbouring Madhya Pradesh. Infants with their mothers, two to a bed, at the […]

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JNU’s anti-Emergency face to man of all seasons: D P Tripathi dies at 67

Shared News| January 3, 2020 4:46:02 am In 1999, when Sharad Pawar left the Congress to form the NCP, Tripathi left with him. He remained with Pawar after that, as party general secretary and spokesperson. D P Tripathi (1952-2020) IF THERE is a politician who could relate the most to India’s winter of simmering discontent […]

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Defence Ministry releases list of 22 tableaux for Republic Day

Shared News| January 3, 2020 2:05:09 pm The government has selected 22 tableaux proposals for the Republic Day parade this year. (File Photo) The Ministry of Defence Friday released the list of states which will present their tableaux in the upcoming Republic Day celebrations at Rajpath in New Delhi. The government has selected 22 tableaux […]

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Efforts being made to ensure ‘Ease of doing Science’, need to use IT to cut red tape: PM Modi

Shared News| January 3, 2020 2:12:08 pm “My motto for young scientists is: Innovate, Patent, Produce and Prosper,” PM Modi said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday said that the growth story of India depends on the success in the science and technology sector as he urged young scientists to ‘innovate, patent, produce and prosper’. Addressing […]

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Delhi governance survey: Testing the twin pillars of health and education

From mohalla clinics to parent-teacher meetings in government schools — over the last five years, the AAP government has often emphasised on its focus on two key areas, health and education. To what extent has it succeeded? A survey of 2,298 Delhi voters by Lokniti-CSDS attempts to find out Shared News| Updated: December 11, 2019 […]

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Attempt by Modi-Shah Govt to ethnically cleanse North East: Rahul Gandhi on CAB

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. (File) A day after violent protests rocked North-East — especially in Tripura and Assam — over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB), Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said the bill is a attempt by “Modi-Shah Govt to ethnically cleanse the North East.” Taking to Twitter, Gandhi pledged solidarity with the people […]

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Opposition speaking same language as Pakistan, says PM Modi: CAB in Rajya Sabha today

Addressing BJP parliamentary party meeting in New Delhi, Modi likened the Bill to the government’s decision to nullify Article 370 and said it will provide permanent relief to minorities of neighbouring countries who arrived in India fleeing religious persecution. Shared News| December 11, 2019 11:25:25 am Prime Minister Narendra Modi was addressing the BJP leaders […]

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