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Hope of summer thaw in India-China relationship has been shattered by Wang Yi’s visit

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1993 UP election was India’s attempt at secularism. A mutiny in the police almost ruined it

Aloke Lal and Maanas Lal in 'Murder in the Bylanes' show how post-Babri Masjid demolition, UP became a state 'on edge'.

Modi government put ‘Covid-19 jinn’ in a bottle, says UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath

Adityanath was addressing a public rally in Jalesar, UP. Taking potshots at previous govts the CM highlighted the poor healthcare facilities and lack of medical colleges in the district.

Series loss in South Africa disappointing. Drop Pujara, Rahane to make way for new talent

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UP govt declares 4 villages near India-Nepal border as revenue villages ahead of polls

They are Vantangiya’ community villages comprising people brought from Myanmar during British rule to plant trees. A revenue village is an administrative region with defined borders.

‘No action will be taken under pressure, without evidence’— Yogi on Lakhimpur violence

On allegations that attempts are being made to save MoS Ajay Mishra's son, the UP CM Yogi Adityanath told a news channel that if someone is found guilty, they will not be spared.

Akhilesh Yadav contests PM Modi’s claim over law & order in UP, asks him to check crime data

The Samajwadi Party chief also said the present UP govt is not working according to the law and warned officials that his party won't spare violators once it comes to power.

Bharat Biotech’s interim efficacy is good news. Should be followed by publication of it

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Journalist Siddique Kappan meets lawyer 46 days after arrest while enroute to Hathras

Kappan, whose arrest sparked criticism against the UP govt, meets his lawyer a day after Supreme Court hearing in related habeas corpus hearing.

Adityanath new favourite Navneet Sehgal, trusted by Mayawati & Akhilesh, to manage UP crisis

Navneet Sehgal, appointed additional chief secretary of Information dept, will be responsible for the state's image as the UP govt tackles the Hathras and Balrampur gang-rapes.

On Camera

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Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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