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Modi govt rejected anti-graft law plea thrice; Election Commission seized Rs 350 crore in recent assembly polls

US climate change scholars to India: Depend on solar, wind, nuclear power to avoid cost overruns, CO2 emission

Gujarat's 49.6% children not vaccinated for immunization, worst in India; setback in M'rashtra, Tamil Nadu, too

Modi brand nationalism blamed for India's deteriorating World Press Freedom Index: Pakistan improves by 8 points

US report: "Nonsensical" to deem Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains to be Hindus, minorities' plight worsens under BJP

Occupational hazards took 186 deaths in Gujarat in 2016: Corporate giants blamed for not protecting workers

Govt of India terms Green Nobel prize winner Samanata-inspired tribal rights body "Maoist affiliate", invites ire

Gujarat Dalits' anti-cow vigilantes protest on May 10 to insist: Death due to plastics must also attract life sentence

UP decision to scrap quota to SCs, STs, SEBCs in pvt medical colleges against 93rd amendment of Constitution

AAP defeat compounded by solely blaming EVMs for debacle, a charge which is seen as that of an unrepentant loser

Cyprus President Anastasiades in Delhi to discuss country's reunification, though India is a different story altogether

Zozan, a refugee, dreams of going back to Syria one day, of imparting skills she has acquired to the less fortunate

Pehlu Khan murder, cow vigilantism signify breakdown of constitution: 1968 batch IAS bureaucrats to Rajasthan CM

Rajasthan's banjaras join protest against cow vigilantes in Jaipur, as cattle trade, dairies face economic ruin

Fascism: Prashant Bhushan identifies malady, but doesn't prescribe remedy; plays an isolationist game

Failure of reservation policy? 72% adults in UP, and 52% in Delhi, haven't heard the term "aarakshan", says survey

Green Nobel goes to Odisha's tribal rights leader Samantara for "ousting" UK-based MNC Vedanta from Niyamigiri

Rising fascism in India: Need for counter narrative on secularism in Constitutional democratic framework

ICICI Bank "reluctant" to give details of multiple, fixed deposit accounts closed in 2006 without holder's knowledge

For Iraq’s Yezdis, forcibly displaced from their lands, their New Year Day wasn’t a day of celebration

Senior Kashmir RTI activist, known liberal, threatened; top journo warns, state susceptible to anger from within

In midnight swoop, Vidarbha farmers' families "removed" off Modi's hometown, leader nabbed in North Gujarat

Allow Nitish to take over Congress: Sonia advised by top historian. Modi "capitulated to Hindutva hardliners"

Police arrest Gujarat, Maharashtra farmers, their leaders, seeking to proceed to Modi's birthplace Vadnagar to protest

Protest against vigilantism: Land rights movement warns India-wide agitation if "cow terrorism" isn't plugged

India suffers US$ 41.17 billion loss due to corporate tax avoidance, or 2.34% of GDP, one of the highest in the world

RTI draft rules: Govt of India seeking to "coopt" Central Information Commission, wants to appoint its secretary

Try cow vigilantes for terror crimes, says Swami Agnivesh: Left-civil society Jaipur dharna on Pehlu Khan murder

Ambedkar feared Muslim domination, told Dalits not to convert to Islam, said Gandhi condoned Muslim violence

India's social restrictions index involving religion worse than Pakistan, hostility towards Dalits key factor: Pew

Pehlu Khan murder: Demand to set up SIT to probe "conspiracy" by Sangh Parivar, role of police in cow vigilantism

Kashmir doesn't need healing touch, hand over Srinagar to army, send stone pelters to jails: "Unapologetic" major

Gujarat farmers' leader detained, as Modi launches his high profile roadshow in Surat; no reason offered

Arnab Goswami: Journos shouldn't "serve" proprietors, coopted by politicians; they ought to work "for the nation"

Syria continues to be battered, but compassion, courage and commitment of Abouna Frans his spirit lives on!

Gujarat is among 3 Indian states without minorities' commission: Rights group to send 1 lakh protest postcards

Civil society, Opposition plan anti-saffron "Chalo Lucknow" show on May 10,160th anniversary of 1857 revolt

Zero "funds flow" for Gujarat's poor urban minorities vs allocation of whopping Rs 2,033 crore for housing

Official Indian data don't reflect unpaid drudgery by women; result is poor gender budgeting: Economists

"Sexual harassment" in Gujarat institute: IRMA director asked to proceed on 100 day leave after faculty pressure

Disclose RTI info sought by murdered Pune activist, it was about poor civic services, not Modi's trips abroad: CHRI

Unlike Gandhi-Nehru tradition, the concept of religion in 1857 worked as a uniting, and not a divisive, force