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Ambedkari to contest for the 98th time

“This time also I am sure that I will be defeated on both seats. But, my aim is to contest for the 100th time, and after that, I will not contest any election,” says Ambedakri, who earns his living as MNREGA worker.

14 April,2024 06:07 AM IST | Agencies
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WB Uni teachers up in arms over disappearing autonomy

The issue to have permanent VCs in 31 state universities is currently pending before the Supreme Court which had asked the governor, state and UGC to form their own search committees and submit the lists to it

14 April,2024 06:04 AM IST | Agencies
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40 years of guarding Siachen

Under its “Operation Meghdoot”, the Indian Army established its full control over the glacier on April 13, 1984.

14 April,2024 06:00 AM IST | Agencies
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Content creator couple jump off building together, dead

Unconfirmed reports say the couple fought the previous night, post a shoot

14 April,2024 05:57 AM IST | Agencies
Opinion

History, a ‘green screen’ game

In fact, Arcurea also explored creative ways for archival films, or images or sound to reach and engage with the public.

14 April,2024 05:46 AM IST | Meenakshi Shedde
Opinion

Rise of Hindu Monotheism

And Hari, who was Vishnu, the shape-shifting householder, identified as bhagavan, the leader who apportions fairly to all in the group (sam-rajya)

14 April,2024 05:44 AM IST | Devdutt Pattanaik
Opinion

Nats and adult suffrage

“Sup yo, Rahul bruh?” Nats chirped, jumping out of the driver’s seat.

14 April,2024 05:40 AM IST | Rahul da Cunha
Opinion

Mixed doubles

There is no confusion of seeing your own face reflected in the enemy’s face if he is masked. Self and others are poles, not a tangle

14 April,2024 05:37 AM IST | Paromita Vohra
Opinion

Wild, wild West

The golden sugar belt of Maharashtra plays a game of thrones—Sharad Pawar fortifies Madha with a turncoat

14 April,2024 05:15 AM IST | Dharmendra Jore
World News

Insects-turned-zombies invade US

The periodical Cicadas, ravaged by a sexually transmitted disease, are turning into zombies, and invading America

14 April,2024 04:26 AM IST | A Correspondent
Opinion

Don’t Tolerate late pull-outs!

BCCI should ban all players who have withdrawn from IPL at the last moment citing personal reasons. Schedules for the international season and various T20 leagues are known in advance. So, to cite tiredness or whatever and withdraw should be a complete no-no; injuries or family issues are understandable

14 April,2024 04:15 AM IST | Sunil Gavaskar
Opinion

The surgical wound

Redoing what you thought you did perfectly can be an invitation for ego wear-and-tear and gossip. Here’s why this should not apply to reopening packed-up wounds, and other wisdom from the OT

14 April,2024 04:03 AM IST | Dr Mazda Turel
B R Ambedkar Remembrance Day 2024: President Murmu's message to fellow-citizens

B R Ambedkar Remembrance Day 2024: President Murmu's message to fellow-citizens

"Dr Ambedkar devoted his entire life to the establishment of an egalitarian society and struggled for the upliftment of the downtrodden," Murmu said

14 April,2024 01:31 AM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
J&K: Udhampur to vote first time in April 19 after abrogation of Article 370

J&K: Udhampur to vote first time in April 19 after abrogation of Article 370

PM Modi during his recent visit to Udhampur said that the day is not far when Jammu and Kashmir will get back its statehood and assembly elections will be held

13 April,2024 08:06 PM IST | Udhampur | ANI
'What PM Modi has done for the OBCs?, asks Rahul Gandhi in Maharashtra rally

'What PM Modi has done for the OBCs?, asks Rahul Gandhi in Maharashtra rally

Rahul Gandhi was campaigning in Sakoli which is part of the Bhandara-Gondiya Lok Sabha seat. The region will go for polling on April 19

13 April,2024 07:17 PM IST | Bhandara | mid-day online correspondent
CBI FIR against second-biggest electoral bond buyer Megha Engineering

CBI FIR against second-biggest electoral bond buyer Megha Engineering

Megha Engineering had donated the highest amount of about Rs 586 crore to the BJP, according to the data released by the Election Commission

13 April,2024 06:33 PM IST | New Delhi | PTI
LS elections: For how long will BJP keep blaming Congress?, asks Priyanka Gandhi

LS elections: For how long will BJP keep blaming Congress?, asks Priyanka Gandhi

Ahead of Lok Sabha elections, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi addressed a public rally in Uttarakhand's Nainital

13 April,2024 03:14 PM IST | Nainital | mid-day online correspondent
EC takes care of electoral rolls, not me, says Asaduddin Owaisi

EC takes care of electoral rolls, not me, says Asaduddin Owaisi

Owaisi, who is seeking re-election from Hyderabad constituency, wondered what his role was in the matter

13 April,2024 02:54 PM IST | Hyderabad | PTI
BJP-led Centre under-utilises budget for northeast: Congress

BJP-led Centre under-utilises budget for northeast: Congress

Jairam Ramesh said since 2014, the government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has utilised the full budget for the northeast only on two occasions

13 April,2024 02:50 PM IST | New Delhi | PTI
SC to hear on April 15 Kejriwal's plea against HC order upholding his arrest

SC to hear on April 15 Kejriwal's plea against HC order upholding his arrest

According to the cause list uploaded on the apex court's website, a bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Dipankar Datta will hear on April 15 Kejriwal's petition challenging the Delhi High Court's April 9 order

13 April,2024 02:40 PM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
Sandeshkhali case: Spot inquiry points to 'violation' of human rights, says NHRC

Sandeshkhali case: Spot inquiry points to 'violation' of human rights, says NHRC

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), in its report, also observed that the "pervasive fear of reprisal, coupled with the power dynamics at play, acted as a formidable barrier", preventing individuals from voicing their grievances

13 April,2024 02:34 PM IST | New Delhi | PTI
 Son of Indira Gandhi's assassin Sarabjit Singh Khalsa to contest LS Polls 2024

    Son of Indira Gandhi's assassin Sarabjit Singh Khalsa to contest LS Polls 2024

    Sarabjit Singh Khalsa is contesting elections from Faridkot Lok Sabha constituency. He is making headlines as he is the son of Beant Singh, one of the assassins of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. Speaking to ANI, he said, “I have contested elections three times. I am contesting from Faridkot constituency. I did not want to contest the polls this time, but my supporters asked me to contest. Sacrilege is one of the major issues which I will raise. Farmers’ MSP is another issue”. Watch video to know all about him. Watch video. 

    13 April,2024 05:53 PM IST
    17 Indian nationals onboard Israeli-linked cargo ship seized by Iranian forces

    17 Indian nationals onboard Israeli-linked cargo ship seized by Iranian forces

    Sources said India has called on Iranian authorities through diplomatic channels, both in Tehran and in Delhi, to ensure the welfare and early release of the Indian nationals onboard cargo ship 'MSC Aries'

    13 April,2024 10:32 PM IST | New Delhi | PTI

    Pakistan: Gunmen abduct, kill 9 bus passengers after checking ID cards

    In another incident, at least three children were killed after a landmine explosion in Pakistan's restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province

    13 April,2024 03:45 PM IST | Lahore | Agencies

    Five people, suspect killed in a Sydney shopping center stabbing attack

    The suspect attacked nine people at the Westfield Shopping Centre in Bondi Junction, which is in the city's eastern suburbs, before a police inspector shot him after he turned and raised a knife

    13 April,2024 02:45 PM IST | Sydney | AP
    Jallianwala Bagh Massacre: Some lesser-known facts about the 1919 tragedy

    Jallianwala Bagh Massacre: Some lesser-known facts about the 1919 tragedy

    Jallianwala Bagh massacre that took place on April 13, 1919, in Amritsar, Punjab marked a turning point in India’s struggle for independence

    12 April,2024 10:07 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

    What is Eid ul-Fitr and how it is celebrated by Muslims across the world

    The translation of “Eid ul-Fitr” from Arabic sums up the holiday as it means “festival of breaking the fast"

    09 April,2024 11:05 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

    Eid-ul-Fitr 2024: Significance of one of Muslim's most important festivals

    After a month long fasting during Ramadan, the Muslim community around the world prepares to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr 2024

    09 April,2024 08:44 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
    Regulate extra-bright hoardings, or just junk them

    Regulate extra-bright hoardings, or just junk them

    Railway officials allegedly told affected commuters not to look at the board, but that’s not the solution.

    12 April,2024 04:27 AM IST | Mumbai | The Editorial
    11 April,2024 06:52 AM IST | Mumbai | Clayton Murzello
    10 April,2024 08:14 AM IST | Mumbai | Ian Chappell
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