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Opposition wants select committee to take up triple talaq bill. Here’s what the panels do

The triple talaq bill, which was passed by the Lok Sabha last year, was stalled in the Rajya Sabha.
EVM

Finance ministry’s own division shares EC’s concerns on electoral bonds & transparency

The Financial Sector Reforms and Legislation Division has agreed with the EC’s view, which is that the new laws are ‘retrograde’ and need to be withdrawn.
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विज्ञान में श्रेष्ठ हुआ भारत, 2017 रहा सुखद सफलताओं भरा वर्ष

2017 में भारतीय अनुसंधानकर्ताओं ने अंतरिक्ष विज्ञान से लेकर जीवन विज्ञान तक में शोध के क्षेत्र में महत्वपूर्ण योगदान दिए.

भाई-भतीजावाद से लेकर इरेक्शन तक, बॉलीवुड के सबसे बोल्ड और कमज़ोर पल- 2017

बॉलीवुड की फिल्मों, किरदारों, कहानियों और गपशप ने अपनी अलग ही छाप छोड़ी है. 2017 में बॉलीवुड के बेहतरीन और बदतरीन, ए से ज़ेड तक
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2017 was a banner year for Indian science

In 2017, Indian researchers made significant contributions to R&D across a broad spectrum of fields spanning across space sciences to life sciences.

Last Laughs: The best political cartoons of 2017

The best Indian cartoons of the year, chosen by senior editors at ThePrint.

From erection to nepotism: Bollywood’s boldest and weakest moments in 2017

The best and worst of Bollywood in 2017, an A-to-Z guide

So long, 2017: The biggest news in Indian economy this year

From introduction of Goods and Services Tax to privatisation of Air India, the Modi government took some major policy decisions in 2017.

Looking up virgin in a dictionary to waging war on Christmas: The A to Z of India’s 2017

India was so weird in 2017, it took an alphabetic guide to understand it.

So long, 2017: The biggest twists and turns in Indian politics this year

From cow vigilantes killing an innocent man in Rajasthan to dramatic twists in Tamil Nadu politics to high-decibel Gujarat polls, 2017 was an eventful year.

On Camera

An aircraft operated by Jet Airways India Ltd. | Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

A bailout for Jet Airways will fill Indian skies with zombie airlines

Air India is the original zombie, infected by a govt bailout. If Jet is bailed out, then the next firm will need one too & the infection will spread.

PUBG players arrested: Overreaction by police or is addiction a public concern?

The Gujarat police arrested several PUBG lovers, many of them students, for playing the banned video game.

Defence

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No room for jihadi outfits and culture in Pakistan, says PM Imran Khan

With global pressures mounting on Pakistan to combat terror, PM Khan said his country was committed to eradicating culture of jihadism & terrorism.
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China humiliated India because of these 5 fatal follies of Modi Doctrine

India looks less equal to China than 5 years ago, US alliance is hobbled by trade, and Pakistan looks anything but chastened by Balakot. What’s gone wrong?