Jamia V-C Najma Akhtar hits out at Delhi police, calls violence ‘barbaric’

Taking strong exception to police crackdown in the Jamia Millia Islamia University, Vice-Chancellor Najma Akhtar condemned the police crackdown as 'barbaric' and assured the students that they weren't alone.

Ruling, Oppn fronts hold joint protest in Kerala against CAA

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Citizenship Act may find it tough to clear ‘basic structure’ doctrine

Last week’s controversial amendment to the Citizenship Act has had everyone scouring the statute books to see if it has in any way altered the “basic structure” of the Constitution.

From Delhi to Chennai, protest erupt against police crackdown in Jamia

New Delhi: A day after the police crackdown in Delhi's Jamia Miiia Islamia, protest erupted between police and the students in Lucknow's Nadwa College, on Monday (December 16).

Hurdles in the fast lane slow down Fastag execution

It seems the government is running into hurdles on the highway with the Fastag project, which enables seamless electronic toll collection on national highways (NH). Initially planned for compulsory launch from December 1, the date was pushed to December 15. But now, it has again been extended by a month. While it comes with a number of advantages, Fastags also have issues, as people have little awareness about the latest digital move of the government. It raises the question as to whether the Fastags will be seamless and hassle-free as promised. Click here to know more.
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State of the Nation

Demand for parrots as pets on the rise, species in peril

The demand to keep parrots as pets have gone up in metro cities like Kolkata, Chennai, and Bengaluru, resulting in illegal trading of the birds in many other parts of the country, says bird enthusiasts.

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Marched out of hostels and treated like criminals by cops: Jamia students

New Delhi: Students of Jamia Millia Islamia University, where the police entered after a protest against the amended Citizenship Act nearby spiralled out of control on Sunday evening, alleged that they were "treated like criminals" by police.

Amul, Mother Dairy hike milk prices in Delhi-NCR, effective from Dec 1...

New Delhi: Leading dairy producer Amul and milk supplier Mother Dairy on Saturday (December 14) announced an increase in milk prices in Delhi-NCR due to a reduction in supply and increase in procurement costs. The new prices will be effective from Sunda...

SpiceJet grounds three B737 freighter planes

No-frills carrier SpiceJet on Friday (December 13) said it has grounded three Boeing 737 freighter aircraft due to a “potential defect.” The move follows an advice from Israeli Aerospace Industries (IAI), which had converted these planes into...

Government to disinvest from Shipping Corporation of India

New Delhi: The minister of state for shipping, Mansukh Mandaviya, told the Lok Sabha on Thursday (December 12) that the government has decided to divest from the Shipping Corporation of India (SCI). Answering to question raised by Mimi Chakraborty and S...

Mahindra says entering commuter 2-wheeler sector was a mistake

Mumbai: Anand Mahindra, the chairman of the homegrown auto group Mahindra & Mahindra, on Wednesday (December 12) admitted that entering the commuter bike segment more than a decade ago was a failure on the part of the group. The group entered two...

Industrial production declines by 3.8% in October

Industrial production shrank by 3.8% in October, mainly due to poor performance by power, mining and manufacturing sectors, according to official data released on Thursday (December 12). Factory output, as measured in terms of Index of In...

Retail inflation shoots to 3-year high of 5.54% in November

Retail inflation rose significantly to over three-year high of 5.54% in November, mainly on account of higher food prices. The inflation based on Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 4.62% in October, and 2.33% in November 2018. As per the data rel...

Infosys faces class action lawsuit in US for false financial statement...

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Non-payment of GST dues by Centre put states in a spot

New Delhi/Chennai: Ahead of the crucial Goods and Services Tax (GST) meet on Wednesday (December 18), all non-BJP states warned the Centre that it may knock at the doors of the Supreme Court if their dues aren’t cleared. States like Kerala, West Bengal, Punjab, De...
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CAB stokes fears, Assam burns again

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Citizenship bill passed, but questions remain

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Ricardo’s secret to reducing onion prices

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It is my best knock in international cricket: Shimron Hetmyer

Chennai: West Indies batsman Shimron Hetmyer's match-winning 139 against India in the first One-Day International in Chennai on Sunday (December 15) showed how firm favourites could also be defeated in a match which was expected to be theirs.

Australia thrashes New Zealand in first Test by 296 runs

Perth: Australia recorded one of their biggest wins over New Zealand on the fourth day of the first Test at Perth Stadium on Sunday (December 15).

Momota caps stellar year with 11th badminton title

Shanghai: World number one Kento Momota fought back from a game down to win his 11th badminton title of the year Sunday with victory at the BWF World Tour Finals.

Hetmyer-Hope snatch away hope from Men in Blue in first ODI

Chennai: Youngster Rishabh Pant has been compared to Mahendra Singh Dhoni more often than expected, however, during the first ODI against West Indies, the Delhi boy struck his maiden half-century at former skipper's spiritual home in Chennai on Sunday (December 15).

HEALTH

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Vaping leaves e-cigarette user with rare form of lung scarring

Los Angeles: An e-cigarette user has been diagnosed with a rare form of lung scarring which is usually seen in metal workers, according to a study.

Breast milk may help prevent heart disease in premature babies: Study

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Paleo diet may help you knock off weight, but is it sustainable?

Chennai: Though the paleo diet is believed to be beneficial by many, nutritionists are cautious about it. One should ask themselves what they are going to do with the diet system after achieving their goal of weight loss, said Sudha Vasudevan, a senior scientist.

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HRD Ministry defers decision to hike MTech fee in IITs

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Is playback theatre changing teacher-student relationship in Khammam?

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Vice President laments poor world ranking of Indian varsities

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