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Delhi IAS in the trenches

A group of IAS officers has held a rare media conference to contest Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal's "misinformation and false campaign" that they are on strike but acknowledged that they are not attending some "routine" meetings out of fear.
J.P. Yadav Jun 18, 2018 00:00 IST

'Team-India' Modi runs into Team Didi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday invoked "Team India" and laid stress on "cooperative federalism" but was met with complaints by Opposition leaders of highhandedness and meddling in state affairs.
Our Special Correspondent Jun 18, 2018 00:00 IST

Patel takes mangoes to Mamata

Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Sunday called on Mamata Banerjee with mangoes and a bouquet in Delhi.
Our Special Correspondent Jun 18, 2018 00:00 IST

Official burial of ceasefire

The Centre on Sunday announced an end to the month-long unilateral Ramazan ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir, appearing to blame the recent spate in terrorist violence for the decision.
Imran Ahmed Siddiqui Jun 18, 2018 00:00 IST

Shaken by fake-news lynching, students act

Students of Guwahati University have launched a "social media movement" to create awareness among small groups about the consequences of "rumour mongering" and "fake news".
Sumir Karmakar Jun 18, 2018 00:00 IST

Universal language: Ronaldo da

When a football commentator screamed "Ronaldooooooo" amid a volley of Malayalam words on Friday night, he proved that like music and cinema, sport knows no language barriers.
K.M. Rakesh Jun 18, 2018 00:00 IST

'Flashback' moment: AAP leader

Aam Aadmi Party supporters, joined by CPM cadres with red flags, marched on the capital's roads on Sunday in protest against the Narendra Modi government, with a lawmaker calling it a "flashback of the people's movement" five years ago.
Our Special Correspondent Jun 18, 2018 00:00 IST

Top court caution on reversing acquittals

The Supreme Court has advised courts to be "extremely cautious" about reversing acquittals, setting aside a Madhya Pradesh High Court order that had convicted two previously acquitted murder accused and sentenced them to life terms.
Our Legal Correspondent Jun 18, 2018 00:00 IST

Modi pitch for parallel polls debate

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday called for a "widespread" debate on the holding of simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and the Assemblies, saying such a practice would save money.
PTI Jun 18, 2018 00:00 IST

Anti-Pak slogans at last rites

Pro-India and anti-Pakistan slogans rang out as rifleman Aurangzeb, shot by terrorists after being abducted last week on his way home to celebrate Id, was laid to rest on the festive day in his native hamlet in the border district of Poonch.
PTI Jun 18, 2018 00:00 IST

Indian trade outpaces govt at China expo

India's participation in the fifth China South Asia Expo, now under way in Kunming, is higher than ever although it continues to register a token government-level presence on a platform that flexes China's growing economic and political muscle in Delhi's backyard.
Sudeshna Banerjee Jun 18, 2018 00:00 IST

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