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Sikh girl in Kashmir stabbed for ‘refusal to convert to Islam’, alleges father

The issue is likely to acquire political colour with Akali leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa expected to visit Srinagar Friday to meet the victim.
Abhay Singh Chautala

It’s ally hunting season in Haryana as Chautalas break up with Badals

The leaders of the two parties have personally shared a family-like bond for decades, but parted ways politically in March 2016 over the SYL issue.
BJP

Forget Congress-mukt Bharat, is BJP planning an ally-mukt party for 2019?

The BJP is ambitious and wants to expand while the allies are suspicious of it.
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After poor bypoll show, BJP rushes to placate ally Akali Dal

After sustained demand from Sikh groups, the BJP government launches the Special Financial Assistance for Sewa Bhoj Yojana.
Rs 25.84 crore donations for Shiv Sena

Among regional parties, Shiv Sena is the king of donations

According to Election Commission data, the Sena received Rs 25.84 crore in donations in 2016-17, while the Aam Aadmi Party received Rs 24.99 crore.
Guru Nanak

Amarinder faces his first big test by fire over ‘erasing’ Punjab history from textbooks

Opposition parties say the Congress govt has erased the state’s history from school education, threaten to launch state-wide protests; govt says Akalis doing cheap politics.
Bikram Singh Majithia addressing a press conference in Chandigarh

Behind the ‘meek surrender’: Months-long negotiations between Kejriwal & Majithia

It was Kejriwal’s team which is believed to have first approached Majithia and the SAD leadership in an attempt to bury the hatchet.

Arvind Kejriwal retracts allegations against Punjab SAD leader Majithia

In 2016, Kejriwal said he would ‘drag’ Majithia to jail for his alleged role in Punjab drug racket, prompting the latter to file defamation suit against him.
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The chairman of Delhi’s Dyal Singh College is a mini-Modi

The long-running drama at Dyal Singh College -- between day and evening courses over poor infrastructure and funding -- has now found a curious new solution. Rename the college.
SAD-BJP alliance takes a hit as Akalis boycott RSS’s Guru Gobind Singh celebration

SAD-BJP alliance takes a hit as Akalis boycott RSS’s Guru Gobind Singh celebration

Friction emerges after Akal Takht issues call for boycott due to old fear of Sikh subversion by RSS; BJP’s Sikh leaders say they’re miffed with partners.

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Is EC over-regulating elections with strict code of conduct or is it doomed in digital era?

The Election Commission has barred the political parties from releasing their election manifestos in the 48 hours prior to voting.

Defence

China sends fighters for Pakistan Day parade, days after thwarting Masood Azhar terror tag

China had last week placed a technical hold on a proposal moved by France, the US, and the UK at the UN Security Council for sanctions against Masood Azhar.
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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?