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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and Legislation Division has agreed with the EC’s view, which is that the new laws are ‘retrograde’ and need to be withdrawn.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.

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Is AAP’s Arvind Kejriwal also guilty of treating Muslims as an unthinking votebank?

Days after Delhi voted in the Lok Sabha elections, AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal said the Muslim vote “shifted” to the Congress at the last minute.

Defence

Pakistan sends a ‘message’ to Modi, test-fires nuclear missile on day of his poll sweep

Pakistan tested ballistic missile Shaheen-II, which has a range of 1,500 km. Indian security experts say timing of the test clear signal to new govt.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi in 2014 | Commons

Pracharak Modi: The mask you see, is the man you get

India has its first leader who is unapologetic about belonging to the social and political Right. This is how Shekhar Gupta foresaw Modi’s five years in this National Interest within three months of his victory in 2014.