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Defamation cases should not be used as weapon against critics, SC says

Jul 28, 2016
Defamation cases should not be used as a political weapon against critics of government, the Supreme Court said on Thursday while staying non-bailable warrants issued against a Tamil Nadu...   | Read..

Opposition stalls House over Aadhaar, says holes in coverage will hit poor

Jul 28, 2016
The Rajya Sabha had to be adjourned repeatedly on Thursday as the Opposition united to protest the government’s move to make the Aadhaar card mandatory for those...   | Read..

Eminent writer Mahasweta Devi passes away

Jul 28, 2016
Eminent author and social activist Mahasweta Devi, whose writings focused on the marginalised communities in the country and served as the voice of the oppressed, died here...   | Read..

Obama gives full support to Hillary

Jul 28, 2016
President Barack Obama painted an optimistic picture of America's future and offered full-throated support for Hillary Clinton's bid to defeat Republican Donald Trump in a...   | Read..
Opposition stalls House over Aadhaar, says holes in coverage will hit poor
 
 
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We just put the biggest crack in that glass ceiling yet

HILLARY CLINTON

on becoming the first woman Democratic presidential nominee

 
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