Mandsaur killings: Farmers apprehensive as JK Jain Commission’s leaked report absolves state machinery

Mandsaur killings: Farmers apprehensive as JK Jain Commission’s leaked report absolves state machinery

Mandsaur will never forget the sixth day of the 10-day protest that started on 1 June last year when hundreds of farmers took to the streets demanding remunerative prices for produce and a waiver on farm loans. It was on...
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DK Shivakumar denies I-T dept’s allegations of sending money to Congress coffers through ‘hawala network’

DK Shivakumar denies I-T dept’s allegations of sending money to Congress coffers through ‘hawala network’

Karnataka minister DK Shivakumar on Friday responded to the Income Tax department’s accusation that he was operating a ‘hawala network’ to transfer money to the All India Congress Committee (AICC). Shivakumar said that he has neither given an...
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Netflix releases trailer of Lana Condor-starrer teen rom-com To All The Boys I Have Loved Before

Netflix releases trailer of Lana Condor-starrer teen rom-com To All The Boys I Have Loved Before

You are here: Tearing a sheet of paper from a notebook and profusely scribbling love confessions to a high school crush —teenagers have been on this road. But what happens when letters written to five different crushes, stowed away in...
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Reward scheme for informers of benami properties isn’t informant-friendly; will deter people from exposing corruption

Reward scheme for informers of benami properties isn’t informant-friendly; will deter people from exposing corruption

The Benami Transactions Informants Reward Scheme, 2018 (the ‘Scheme’ for brevity’s sake) has been introduced for regulating the grant and payment of reward to a person who is an informant under this Scheme. A person can be given a reward...
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UN report condemns Kashmir’s Public Safety Act

UN report condemns Kashmir’s Public Safety Act

Srinagar, India-administered Kashmir – Rauf Ahmad Wagay was 16 when he was picked up in June last year from his home in India-administered Kashmir‘s Kulgam region. Charged under the controversial Public Safety Act (PSA), he was lodged with adult pr...
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Africa:Nigeria Is Not Ready to Hold Free and Fair Elections Next Year. Here’s Why

Africa:Nigeria Is Not Ready to Hold Free and Fair Elections Next Year. Here’s Why

analysisBy Olayinka Ajala, University of York The 2019 presidential elections in Nigeria will be the country’s sixth since 1999, when it shifted to democracy after a long period of military rule. Most of these elections have been tarnished by acts...
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A Canal Through Turkey? Presidential Vote Is a Test of Erdogan’s Building Spree

A Canal Through Turkey? Presidential Vote Is a Test of Erdogan’s Building Spree

From soaring bridges to a giant mosque to plans for the world’s biggest airport, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey has used gargantuan building projects as an engine of growth and a signature way of leaving an indelible stamp on...
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Italy migrant row: Move to seize two Med rescue ships

Italy migrant row: Move to seize two Med rescue ships

Image copyright EPA Image caption The two ships work for the German NGO Mission Lifeline Italy says it will seize two migrant rescue ships in the Mediterranean, citing doubts over their legal status. Italian authorities said the Lifeline and Seefuchs,...
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Greece hails ‘historic’ debt relief deal

Greece hails ‘historic’ debt relief deal

Image copyright EPA Eurozone countries have agreed a long-awaited debt relief deal for Greece, which has been hailed as “historic”. The deal gives Athens more time to repay €96.9bn (£85bn) worth of loans and extends a grace period during which.....
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Visegrad states to boycott EU migrant summit

Visegrad states to boycott EU migrant summit

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