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Mamata-Owaisi row: In her desperation to prevent split in Muslim vote bank, West Bengal CM has ended up giving a boost to AIMIM

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Congress, NCP to meet today to discuss tie-up with Shiv Sena, likely to settle for early-December date to form Maharashtra govt

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Rajya Sabha marshal uniform row: Issue should have been addressed without making it a public controversy, says constitutional expert

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Donald Trump impeachment inquiry: Officials testify that president's requests on Ukraine call were inappropriate

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BHU students continue protest against appointment of Muslim Sanskrit professor; varsity backs scholar, RSS calls opposition 'absurd'

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PMC Bank scam raises serious questions on RBI's efficiency as regulator; central bank should wake up from its slumber

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Gold rises Rs 296 to Rs 39,194 per 10 gram on weaker rupee, rally in global prices

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Maharashtra government formation: Amid cautious approach by NCP-Congress, Shiv Sena MLAs and leaders to meet in Mumbai on 22 November

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JJP claims bill to reserve 75% private jobs for Haryana's local youth in next session; ally BJP hints at enforcing existing laws

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Big Little Book Awards 2019: Priya Kuriyan wins best illustrator, Prabhat bags prize for best children's literature in Hindi

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In Jharkhand's Khunti district, 'pathalgadhi' movement takes centre stage ahead of upcoming Assembly election

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JNU protests against hostel fee hike: University moves Delhi HC seeking contempt action against students, Delhi Police

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Following criticism from Opposition members, Venkaiah Naidu orders review of new uniforms of Rajya Sabha marshals

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EAM S Jaishankar's India foreign policy needs tempering; its substance belies historical fact

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FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Defensive chaos, misfiring forward line — Oman exposes India's oblivious approach

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PSLV-C47/CartoSAT-3 launch: Online registration now open to catch it live from ISRO's viewing gallery on 25 Nov

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The Borderlands: Hope and loss in a river and shelter homes at India-Bangladesh frontier

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New Zealand vs England: Two evenly-matched sides set to serve up exciting battle despite absence of World Test Championship context

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Australia vs Pakistan: Sixteen-year-old pacer Naseem Shah set to make debut at Gabba, informs visiting captain Azhar Ali

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Gautam Gambhir to have a stand named after him in Arun Jaitley stadium following months of deliberation by DDCA, says report

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NASA's Hubble catches a pair of Neptune's moons in a truly bizarre 'dance of avoidance'

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Instagram is investigating an app that allowed users to view private accounts

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Stents can't take the place of diet and exercise: What Indians should really take away from the ISCHEMIA trial

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World COPD Day 2019: Why this lung disease is still under-diagnosed in India

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Navy fully prepared to thwart underwater attacks by Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed, says Admiral Karambir Singh

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'No point talking to India', says Imran Khan after US, China, France, Sweden ask Pakistan to hold bilateral talks over Kashmir

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Priyanka Gandhi's Sonbhadra visit: Congress leader's post-poll proactivity puts senior party members to shame

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Clashes reported in Bengal's Basirhat after police attempt to stop BJP procession carrying slain workers; situation under control, says state govt

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After aide's death, Smriti Irani urges BJP workers to exercise restraint, attacks Rahul Gandhi over Amethi remark

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Smriti Irani aide murdered in Amethi hours after holding 'Vijay Yatra'; son claims rally angered Congress supporters

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Farmers in Gujarat's Saurashtra seethe over being made pawns of electoral politics over water

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AMU, BHU bear witness to rising violence, polarisation as political parties invade campuses to spread their ideologies

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Evading the 'kala party': Hindu refugees in Myanmar's Rakhine state recount escape from Rohingya militants

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Cyclone Mekunu prompts evacuation of hundreds of Indians in Oman, volunteer groups offer assistance

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Mission Shakti explained: All you need to know about India's successful A-SAT missile launch

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State of the economy: IL&FS crisis could spread to other NBFCs if resolution doesn't come fast, says Siddharth Purohit

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India Post Payments Bank will launch the second wave of financial inclusion, says minister Manoj Sinha

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WEB AFFAIR | Priya Bapat and Umesh Kamat talk about Marathi web series Aani Kay Hava.

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LaLiga: In increasingly male-dominated world of football, Eibar CEO Patricia Rodriguez breaks the glass ceiling

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LaLiga: Surrounded by 'monsters' and mountains, tiny Eibar look towards Indian fans for support

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Pro Kabaddi League 2018: For Jaipur Pink Panthers' Anup Kumar, duty over sentiment as U Mumba reunion looms

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Firstpost at Asian Games 2018: Indonesian culture and the love for Shah Rukh Khan

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Firstpost at Asian Games 2018: Visit to badminton's holy ground, Jakarta's Istora stadium

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Elphinstone Road stampede makes one wonder if authorities have any value for human life

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70 Mumbai buildings to be partially demolished to clear flight path

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Survivors of torture in Kashmir Part 3: Electrocuted for 'harbouring militants', Shameema and Ashraf Bhat still struggle with social boycott

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Survivors of torture in Kashmir Part 2: 28 years later, Manzoor Ahmad Naikoo says he's been reduced to 'less than zero'

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Survivors of torture in Kashmir Part 1: 25 yrs on, Nazir Ahmad Sheikh, who lost both legs to Indian Army's assault awaits justice

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Delhi pollution update: Air quality remains toxic as Kejriwal meets Khattar; decision on odd-even today

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Air quality in New Delhi deteriorates as pollutant levels increase drastically

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MCD Election 2017: Rigged EVMs cost AAP the civic polls, party MLA Saurabh Bharadwaj tells Firstpost

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MCD Election Results 2017: After Congress' defeat, Sheila Dikshit has a message for Delhi

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MCD Election 2017 Results: AAP supporters celebrate victory in Yamuna Vihar

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Winter Session of Parliament begins: Narendra Modi addresses media ahead of proceedings; Shiv Sena, PDP MPs hold protests

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Venice prepares for third high tide in week; churches damaged, shops, homes flooded with sea water

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Sabarimala temple opens on second day of annual Mandala Pooja; Devotees arrive at Lord Ayyappa temple for two-month-long pilgrimage season

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Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala receives Rs 3.30 crore in donations on opening day; over 70,000 devotees offered prayers since 16 Nov

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AIMPLB can't file Ayodhya review petition as 'it is not party' to land dispute case, claims All India Hindu Mahasabha lawyer

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Serial blasts in Kabul leave four soldiers injured; no immediate claim of responsibility from Taliban or Islamic insurgent groups

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Highest tide in 50 years sweeps Venice; administration sets up wooden catwalks in St Mark's Square, deploys water ambulances

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President's Rule in Maharashtra: Shiv Sena tears into BJP in Saamana editorial, accuses former ally of deriving 'sadistic pleasure' over logjam

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HP reports growth in enterprise segment across manufacturing, banking services and more

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Britain's Labour Party's U-turn over Kashmir issue reveals growing clout of Indian diaspora that supports Narendra Modi's policies

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British election campaign trail sees parties make one misstep after another; Labour's anti-Semitism allegations resurface

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Donald Trump was once a pal to Boris Johnson; now the US president is just a headache for the British PM

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UK General Election: Boris Johnson kicks off poll campaign, promises to end 'paralysis' over Brexit

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India vs Bangladesh: Reserve opener Saif Hassan ruled out of day-night Test due to split webbing

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'We've tested pink ball in very rough conditions': SG marketing head Paras Anand anxious for India's first day/night Test

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India vs Bangladesh: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly 'extremely happy' after tickets for first four days of day-night Test get sold out

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India vs Bangladesh: Simon Taufel says umpires should attend training sessions to get used to sighting pink ball

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Land integration isn't enough, government must emotionally integrate Kashmiris, says Mehbooba's daughter Iltija Mufti

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In Parliament's Winter Session, Opposition terms Farooq Abdullah's detention illegal, demands former J&K chief minister be allowed to attend House

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Winter Session of Parliament: PDP MPs protest in Parliament premises against scrapping of J&K's special status; placard terms 'UT not acceptable'

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Did not discuss govt formation in Maharashtra with Sonia Gandhi, further talks will be held between Congress and NCP, says Sharad Pawar

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Sharad Pawar, Sonia Gandhi meet over Maharashtra govt formation may be deferred, say sources; NCP panel to meet tomorrow

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Maharashtra under President's Rule: NCP, Shiv Sena, Congress postopone meeting with governor; exit from NDA mere formality, says Sanjay Raut

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Maharashtra govt formation Updates: Shiv Sena to skip NDA meet on Sunday; nobody can claim ownership rights on alliance, says Sanjay Raut

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