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Meet the new faces in Modi's council of ministers

On Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inducted new faces into the Union Council of Ministers keeping an eye on the assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh.  Union Minister of State for Environment,......

Veteran Congress leader Balram Jakhar passes away; Modi, Sonia condole death

Veteran Congress leader and former Lok Sabha Speaker Balram Jakhar passed away in New Delhi on Wednesday. He was 92. Condoling his death, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he was a popular leader......

Rahul's Hyderabad protest casts shadow over Budget session

The Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs will meet on February 4 to decide the Budget session schedule. Venkaiah Naidu says the government is willing to advance the session if the Opposition......

Will BJP go the Congress way in Tamil Nadu?

Narendra Modi's meeting with J Jayalalithaa in Chennai has set the rumour mills abuzz. Will the Tamil Nadu chief minister ally with the BJP ahead of the 2016 polls, asks N Sathiya Moorthy. IMAGE:......

The former IAS officer known for picking right side

Seldom in his life has Raj Kumar Singh been a backbencher -- be it while studying English at St Stephen's College in the early 1970s or during his 38-year stint in various capacities as an Indian......

GST prospects get ambiguous again

If GST is to be taken up during the ongoing session, much hinges on whether the government on Monday accommodates Congress concerns on the Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning......

Pro-business or aam aadmi: Modi government's tough balancing act

Image: the Packaging of the NDA goals is now giving it a new dimension. Photograph, courtesy: Press Information Bureau In the run-up to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Arun Jaitley, then contesting......

GST to test Modi government's legislative skills

Legal experts have a mixed reaction to the government’s track record in managing its legislative business. On the face of it, the Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance......

Big concerns about the Aadhaar card

'There are requiring agencies under the law and these are going to use Aadhaar for authentication of various kinds – these can be anybody including a person, a private entity or the......

Aadhaar:Nearing a billion and counting, connectivity remains a problem

Aadhaar now has legal backing but it still faces challenges of privacy and data sharing. With enrolment numbers creating history now, we take a look at strengths & weaknesses in the system.  ......
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Caste And Faith In The Dalit Mirror

In October 1956, sixty years ago, Ambedkar embraced Buddhism. Does the Dalit experience surpass religion? Or can it be articulated through it? Does... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/magazine/story/caste-and-faith-in-the-dalit-mirror/298049
Sterling makes best run vs euro in nine months as hard Brexit fears ease

LONDON (Reuters) - A stronger sterling looked headed for a fifth consecutive week of gains against the euro on Friday, its best run in nine months,... ...

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What is at stake?

Italy, a country notorious for a relaxed attitude towards making reforms, is set to vote on the most significant changes to its current... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/italy-referendum-what-is-at-stake-706587
Fund crunch ails medical research in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: With research activities taking a back seat in most medical colleges in the state, there is a growing demand for increasing the... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/in-other-news/291116/fund-crunch-ails-medical-research-in-kerala.html
EU bloc says Brexit will get complicated

LONDON, U.K. - Britain's hopes for an easy separation were dashed after the prime minister of Malta, whose country is about to assume the EU... ...

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