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‘Delayed probe, non-disclosure of findings, no FIR against Brij Bhushan’ — why wrestlers are protesting again

SC Tuesday issued notice to Delhi Police, seeking FIR against the BJP MP. Brij Bhushan was asked to step down as chairman of Wrestling Federation of India after January protests.

What is Bhu-Aadhaar? A unique ID for land that aims to check fraud, benami transactions

The Unique Land Parcel Identification Number, which will have longitude and latitude coordinates of every land parcel, has already been rolled out in 26 states and Union territories.

Who are Modis? Community ‘defamed’ by Rahul has nomadic origins, came to Gujarat 600 years ago

Rahul Gandhi was Thursday convicted of defamation for a speech where he named PM Modi alongside Nirav Modi & Lalit Modi, and asked why ‘all these thieves’ have this surname.

Why ’17 lakh’ Maharashtra govt staff are demanding Old Pension Scheme & how CM Shinde plans to tackle it

With govt employees on strike & opposition piling on pressure, Shinde govt has announced formation of 3-member committee to study pension demand.

Assam child marriage crackdown: What’s the legal age to marry for Muslims and the puberty debate?

Supreme Court set to look into whether age limit for marriage under Prohibition of Child Marriage Act overrides Muslim personal law provisions, so long referred to by courts in such cases.

Big tech’s laid off over 2.6 lakh people since 2022. Why Indian industry will face limited impact

Pandemic-driven enthusiasm around digitisation & technology drove companies to go on hiring spree, which came to screeching halt towards later part of 2022, as workforce reductions started.

Assam’s pyramids: All about Ahom dynasty ‘burial mounds’, India entry for UNESCO World Heritage tag

The Charaideo Moidams are mounds containing remains of Ahom dynasty royalty, who ruled present-day Assam from the 13th to the 19th century.

Modi govt’s proposed geoheritage bill protects sites capturing Earth’s history. What it means

Geoheritage Sites & Geo-relics (Preservation & Maintenance) Bill lets govt declare a site to be of national importance, with 100m area around it 'prohibited' & 200m area 'restricted'.

BJP eyes Vokkaliga votes with Kempegowda statue, but here’s why Bengaluru may not owe him origin

Rs 100 cr statue —‘Statue of Prosperity’ — & adjoining theme park add to long list of landmarks named after Kempegowda, in Vokkaliga-dominated city accounting for 28 out of 224 assembly seats

What’s the ‘Delhi model’ of slum rehabilitation & how it compares to other cities

PM Modi handed over 3,024 EWS flats in Kalkaji Extension last week as part of DDA project to rehabilitate residents of 376 slum clusters under PMAY housing-for-all scheme.

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Restoration work is underway at the site of the accident in Odisha | representational image | ANI

Reservation didn’t cause Odisha accident. The real problem is outdated infrastructure

According to a 2014 study, the proportion of SC/ST employees in high-level positions was positively associated with Railway’s productivity and productivity growth.
A woman shops inside the Big Bazaar retail store in Mumbai | Reuters/Niharika Kulkarni

GST collection rises 12% to Rs 1.57 lakh crore in May

The government collected 1.41 trillion rupees as GST in May 2022 and a record 1.87 trillion rupees in April.


Union Home Minister Amit Shah with Manipur CM N. Biren Singh chairs a meeting with senior officials of the Manipur Police, CAPFs and the India Army to review the security situation in Manipur, in Imphal | ANI

Manipur unrest: Army defends itself against social media attacks, says its...

Statement follows social media posts giving out names of 21 officers belonging to one of two Manipur communities locked in violence — Kukis and Meiteis — and alleges favouritism.
Illustration by Prajna Ghosh | ThePrint

Manipur saw ‘free’ India’s 1st flag hoisted. Now it’s BJP’s biggest...

There are 3 things you never do in a small northeastern state: undermine local leaders, divide and rule, push homogenisation.