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At Delhi hospital, an endless wait for bodies and one common complaint — no ambulances

The injured and their families talk of being stranded without assistance for hours and the bystanders who fell victim to the Delhi communal riots.

CISF takes charge of Jammu, Srinagar airport security, move rushed after J&K cop arrest

CISF commandants who will be SP-rank officers will be in charge of security at the airports, while the areas outside the airports will be manned by CRPF.

More Pulwama-style attacks, poisoning bids — intel inputs warn of lethal summer in J&K

According to defence sources, intelligence inputs suggest terrorists are also looking to target political leaders and journalists in J&K.

Delhi govt announces 1 crore compensation to family of head constable killed in riots

Delhi Police head constable Ratan Lal was killed in the communal clashes that broke out in northeast Delhi on 24 February.

Calling in the Indian Army — why Delhi is special compared to rest of India

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has called for the Army to step in and bring the situation under control in the national capital. This is how it will work.

Situation under control & people satisfied: NSA Ajit Doval after visiting northeast Delhi

After meeting Delhi Police's top brass & interacting with locals, NSA Doval said things were calm in the city. He later went to Jaffrabad and Maujpur to take stock.

Delhi HC asks govt to advise police on lodging FIRs against ‘hate speeches’ by 3 BJP leaders

The Delhi HC was hearing a plea seeking lodging of FIRs and arrests of those involved in communal violence in northeast Delhi.

Modi govt sees privatisation as answer to ailing state power firms

States with electricity utilities losing more than 15% of revenue due to archaic networks, power theft & sloppy billing, collections will be pushed to privatise.

Jagran ignores Delhi violence, Ujala leads with it — a look at front pages of Hindi press

Most newspapers, including Dainik Bhaskar, Jansatta and Navbharat Times, led with reports on the Delhi communal riots but Trump got significant coverage as well.

Riot-hit Northeast Delhi has 1 MP, 7 MLAs but only one has visited his constituency

Even Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has yet to pay a visit to the areas that witnessed violence, choosing instead to pray for peace at Rajghat. 

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.

South-East Asia’s SMEs are underperforming. Their ‘digital revolution’ depends on fintech

Digitisation of South-East Asia's economy during the pandemic is uneven. The growth in digital services has favoured individual consumers, not SMEs.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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