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How to read a China-India encounter

How to read a China-India encounter

Differing Indian interpretations of a brief May Day exchange between China’s Chairman Mao Zedong and India’s charge d’affaires Brajesh Mishra in 1970 delayed the return of an Ambassador to Beijing by six years. The diplomatic opening to India from the Chinese came after years of non-contact and has been the …

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Now, Congress picks Winsome case to poke Narendra Modi

Now, Congress picks Winsome case to poke Narendra Modi

Winsome Group chairman Jatin Mehta and his wife fled from India, gave up their Indian citizenship on June 2, 2016 and settled down in St. Kitts Flagging yet another banking fraud, the Congress on Thursday raised the case of the Winsome Group chairman Jatin Mehta, who allegedly fled the country after the …

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‘Our democracy is a celebration of plurality’, says Narendra Modi

‘Our democracy is a celebration of plurality’, says Narendra Modi

Modi stresses need to fight terror India has a “unique heritage of plurality” said Prime Minister Narendra Modi, praising India’s Islamic heritage and the need to fight extremism, at an event he attended along with Jordan’s King Abdullah II here on Thursday. Calling India’s democracy a “celebration of our plurality” …

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Karti Chidambaram held in INX Media bribery case

Karti Chidambaram held in INX Media bribery case

CBI accuses former FM’s son of taking $1 million to scuttle probe against company In a dramatic move, the Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday arrested Karti Chidambaram at Chennai airport on allegations that he had demanded and accepted $1 million for scuttling a possible probe against INX Media for …

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Darwin sceptic Satyapal Singh to be chief guest at Science Day event

Darwin sceptic Satyapal Singh to be chief guest at Science Day event

An opportunity to interact, says president of organiser Indian National Science Academy. Satyapal Singh, the junior Union Minister for Education, will be the chief guest at the annual Science Day event, being organised by two of India’s top science academies, the Indian National Science Academy (INSA) and the Indian Academy …

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Modi to meet CMs of BJP-ruled States

Modi to meet CMs of BJP-ruled States

Prime Minister will discuss simultaneous polls and other agrarian reforms with the leaders Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah will participate in a day-long meeting with the Chief Ministers of BJP-ruled States here on Wednesday and among the issues to be discussed would be the question of …

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Judicial appointments in a flux

Judicial appointments in a flux

Chief Justices of various High Courts and several SC judges will retire this year The retirement of the Chief Justice of the Manipur High Court, Abhilasha Kumari, on Friday and the retirement of the Meghalaya High Court Chief Justice, Tarun Agarwala, in March, just within a few days of their …

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