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UP Muslim youth meets Dalit girl for outing, booked under anti-conversion law

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UP Muslim teen meets Dalit girl for ‘pizza outing’, lands in jail under anti-conversion law

Sonu alias Saquib has been accused of trying to elope with a minor girl and convert her to Islam. But the girl’s father — the complainant — claimed he never made any such allegation, reports Ananya Bhardwaj.

What is the new coronavirus strain in UK and will vaccines work on it?

The new strain was discovered by Public Health England’s genomic surveillance, and it notified the Boris Johnson government about its seriousness on 18 December, reports Pia Krishnankutty.

A government of the 38% people, by 38% of the people, for 38% of the people

The Narendra Modi government’s actions show it cares only for the approval of those who have voted for it, writes Shivam Vij.

‘Missing’ supermassive black hole in distant galaxy leaves scientists perplexed

The disappearance of a supermassive black hole — estimated to weigh between 3 billion and 100 billion times the mass of the Sun — has left scientists perplexed, reports Mohana Basu.

With new telecom policy, Modi govt starts the game of hitting China where it hurts the most

The National Security Directive on Telecommunication Sector has been framed keeping in mind the changed scenario and seeks to put powerful Chinese telecom companies into a corner, writes Snehesh Alex Philip.

Army’s proposed ‘Tour of Duty’ recruitment model could be expanded to Navy and IAF too

Three-year volunteer scheme is being designed to attract more youth to Army, fill up officers’ vacancies, and reduce ballooning defence pensions, reports Amrita Nayak Dutta.

In Modi’s AMU pitch to Muslims, retreat from party politics hurting foreign policy interests

Modi’s AMU address after Shah’s CAA remarks suggests government has realised the downside — for international relations, and internal security — of pushing too hard on politics of Muslim exclusion, writes Shekhar Gupta in this week’s ‘National Interest’.


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  1. Which is the “woods” and which is the tree? Either which way is there more than what we (including the media) sees or wants to see? At the end of the day I suppose, people see what is happening around them and react. Applicable to all types of news, of course.

    I want to see the media, experts and other “advisers” get the elected representatives to function as they should in the assemblies and the parliament rather only play along or against them.

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