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Ashok Lavasa's honesty op-ed 'complete travesty', faced harassment during his tenure as Union Secretary, claims Sanjay Chaturvedi

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Sheikh Hasina says India's new citizenship law 'unnecessary', maintains CAA, NRC 'internal matters' of New Delhi

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Bihar Police arrests 13 minors from Aurangabad during CAA protests, passes them off as 'adults' in FIR

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At Hubballi rally, Amit Shah slams Congress for opposing CAA, says '70 percent refugees are Dalits'; blames party, allies for instigating riots

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Tamil Nadu local polls: After wrangling for days, Congress and DMK bury the hatchet, decide to fix issues internally

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Denied tickets for Delhi Assembly election, two AAP MLAs quit party; one joins Congress, other in talks with SAD

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Sona Mohapatra criticises NCW for shutting Anu Malik's sexual harassment case: 'Zero concern for women'

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NPR is nothing but 'NRC in disguise': Congress' P Chidambaram says after Kerala govt moves SC, Punjab passes resolution against CAA

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NCRB data shows more self-employed and unemployed people took their own lives than farmers in 2018

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Ramachandra Guha says Kerala did a disastrous thing by electing Rahul Gandhi, likens Sonia to Mughal dynasts living aloof from reality

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Trump's lawyers call obstruction, power abuse charges an attempt to 'interfere with 2020 election', in response to Democrats' filing ahead of impeachment trial

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Prince Harry, Meghan Markel to renounce 'highness' titles, quit royal duties, Buckingham Palace announces

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Facebook blames technical error, issues apology for vulgar translation of Chinese President Xi Jinping's name

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RIL consolidated profit surges 13.5% to record Rs 11,640 cr in Q3 on strong growth in telecom, retail verticals

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Vodafone Idea shares nosedive nearly 26%; market valuation drops by Rs 4,367 cr post-Supreme Court order

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Piramal sells DRG business to Clarivate Analytics for $950 mn; will use money to reduce debt, explore growth opportunities

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TCS Q3 net profit marginally up at Rs 8,118 cr, revenue 6.7% during quarter; company declares Rs 5 dividend

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Australian Open 2020: NextGen could see a shift in balance of power as Rublev and Hurkacz look to make their move

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I-League 2019-20: Mohun Bagan start favourites in Kolkata derby as baggage of history and uncertain future loom

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In India's Nutritional Rehabilitation Centres, holistic care for mother and child combats malnutrition

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How women shoulder the efficient running of Anganwadis — a system riddled with issues of pay, low morale

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Despite India-China bilateral agreement, water data on Brahmaputra might be inadequate

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Loose threads: Once a thriving weavers' village, Anakaputhur's mills are fast being abandoned

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Following abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, forest land identified for industrial development

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WhatsApp for Android may soon get Telegram-like animated stickers: Report

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Judge urges Facebook to disclose app data for Massachusetts' investigation of its privacy practices

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Pedestrian safety software will get compulsory for all cars beginning from October 2020

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Hyundai Kona Electric makes it to the Guinness world records for reaching an altitude of 5,731 m

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There are 'a lot of problems' with Amazon chief Jeff Bezos' Washington Post: BJP official

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South Africa vs England: Mark Boucher and team management must share some blame for pacer Kagiso Rabada's ban

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US officials to visit Britain to convince them not to use Huawei equipment for 5G network

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The science of hypnosis: What is it and how does it work?

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Sepsis killed many more people than cancer in 2017: Lancet study

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ICC U-19 World Cup 2020: From Virat Kohli to Shubman Gill, a look at Indian stars unearthed from past editions

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

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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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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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From Gandhi's newsletter to calendar dedicated to Bose, collectibles from Indian freedom struggle to be auctioned online

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Dal Lake freezes over as Jammu and Kashmir receives fresh heavy snowfall; flights to and from Srinagar disrupted

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Ajit Doval meets Sri Lankan president Gotabaya Rajapaksa, pledges $50 million to purchase defence equipment

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Police raids Osmania University professor C Kasim's residence in Hyderabad, detains him for suspected Maoist links

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BJP accuses Jeff Bezos-owned The Washington Post of 'biased' coverage; newspaper's editor hits back, says 'independent journalism not about charming govt'

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos seeks to keep controversies at bay; focusses on e-commerce giant's investment, job creation in India in letter

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South Africa vs England: Kagiso Rabada handed one-Test ban for animated celebration after dismissing Joe Root on Day 1

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Piyush Goyal backtracks on his statement against Amazon; says govt welcomes all types of investments in India

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Citizens in Goa's Ponda rally against Citizenship Amendment Act, BJP dubs protest as 'desperation of Congress'

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Kapil Sibal says fight against CAA must go on, claims will be problematic to oppose law if Supreme Court declares it constitutional

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'Intellectuals opposing CAA are devils, parasites,' says Dilip Ghosh, day after being re-elected as West Bengal BJP chief

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Nitin Gadkari says goal of making India a $5 trillion economy 'difficult, but not impossible'

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Union Budget 2020-21: Metal recycling sector urges govt to remove duty on scrap imports

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Budget 2020: Govt considering hike in customs duty on toys, certain paper, footwear products

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EAM S Jaishankar holds talks with Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif on fast-evolving situation in Gulf post-Qasem Soleimani's assassination

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Javad Zarif says Iran interested in diplomacy but not in negotiating with US, claims India can play a role in de-escalating tensions in Gulf

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European nations serve notice on Iran for violating 2015 nuclear agreement, set wheels in motion for UN sanctions

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The Donald Trump administration's explanations for the Qassem Soleimani strike continue to fluctuate

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Public apology from top Iran military commander for downing Flight 752 sees protests across country

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ICC U-19 World Cup 2020: Leg-spinner Shafiqullah Ghaffari scalps six as Afghanistan shock South Africa by seven wickets

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