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Mumbai Passport office seeks MEA nod to prosecute activist Medha Patkar

The passport office claims Medha Patkar incorrectly declared in her 2017 application that no criminal cases were pending against her.
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‘Bid to defame me’ — Medha Patkar says she applied for passport after acquittal in cases

Activist Medha Patkar was sent show-cause notice by Regional Passport Office, Mumbai, on 18 October, asking for explanation on pending criminal cases against her.
The protesters demanded rise in minimum support price | ThePrint.in

Amid Parliament buzz, farmers’ ‘no-confidence protest’ goes unnoticed

The rally began from Mandi House and went on to Parliament Street, where Sitaram Yechury, Yogendra Yadav and Medha Patkar spoke.

On Camera

Lalu’s loyalty to secularism is Tejashwi Yadav’s biggest political test in Modi’s India

In 1990, when then BJP president L.K. Advani was carrying out his rath yatra unbridled, it was Lalu Yadav as CM who had dared to stop him from entering Bihar.
Representational image. | A five gram gold coin sits on a counter inside a Titan Co. Tanishq jewellery store in Mumbai. | Photo: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Tatas got panned for Tanishq ad. But this state govt is the largest shareholder in Titan

Titan was set up in 1984 as a joint venture between the Tata group and a state govt. While the Tatas own 25.02% stake, the state govt owns 27.88% stake in the company.

Defence

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh meets his US counterpart Mark Esper at his office in South Block Monday | Twitter | @rajnathsingh

India & US agree on deeper cooperation in Indo-Pacific as Rajnath meets Mark Esper

The hour-long meeting between Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and his US counterpart Mark Esper came a day before the bilateral 2+2 ministerial dialogue in Delhi.
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Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.