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DMK’s Bharat Ratna demand for Anna revives memories of Dravidian self-determination

While the demand to award Anna with Bharat Ratna is never too late, what’s surprising is why the DMK had never raised it earlier, although it had been part of the NDA and the UPA governments. #bharat ratna #CN Annadurai #DMK #India #MK Karunanidhi #Tamil Nadu

6 mins ago

Weak monsoon, rising temperatures behind ‘alarming’ pollution levels in Delhi

Weak monsoon and rising temperatures have led to shooting up of pollution levels in the national capital to an "alarming" level in July and August, breaking a four-year record. #Delhi #Environment #NewsTracker #Pollution #pollution levels #rising temperatures #weak monsoon

12 mins ago

BJP’s defeat in Bihar is a message for the country, says JD(U)

Holding the divisions within the old Janta Dal as a key reason for BJP's rise in Lok Sabha polls, JD(U) on Wednesday said the 4-6 defeat of BJP at the hands of RJD-JD(U)-Congress alliance in Bihar is a "message for the country". #BJP #India #Janta Dal #JD(U) #Lok Sabha #NewsTracker #RJD #UPA

16 mins ago

AgustaWestland: Defence Ministry to decide fate of Rs 6,000 cr deal

The Defence Ministry will decide the fate of the controversial Rs 6,000 crore deal to procure 197 light choppers which has been on hold due to an ongoing CBI probe into charges that a Brigadier had sought bribe from AgustaWestland to help it bag the contract. #AgustaWestland #CBI #IAF #India #NewsTracker #VVIP chopper scam

23 mins ago

Centre to act on applications for mining in notified areas

Union Steel and Mines Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Wednesday said the Centre would act only on applications for mining in notified areas pending amendment to MMDR Act, in view of Shah Commission's recommendations. #CBI #Illegal mining #India #Naredra Singh Tomar #NewsTracker #Shah Commission report

30 mins ago

AIIMS Students’ Union want Chaturvedi back as CVO, write to Modi

The Students' Union of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding the restitution of Sanjiv Chaturvedi as the Chief Vigilance Officer of AIIMS. #AIIMS #Chief Vigilance Officer #India #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Sanjiv Chaturvedi

36 mins ago

How the rumour controversy harms BJP, Modi sarkar and Rajnath Singh

The rumour that his son Pankaj worked as conduit for transfer of a middle level police officer has hit Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh where it could hurt him most – questioning his integrity, tarnishing his image and putting his son's budding political career in jeopardy. #Amit Shah #BJP #Congress #Pankaj Singh #Politics #PoliticsDecoder #Rajnath Singh #RSS #Sangh Parivar

40 mins ago

Sheila Dikshit is following her heart: Will it lead her to politics again?

Sheila Dikshit herself has not quite ruled out the idea of her return to politics. She certainly left the door ajar when she told Mayank Austen Soofi “I am happy as I am. Let me go through today. Tomorrow is another day.” #AAP #Arind Kejriwal #Arvind Kejriwal #Arvinder Singh Lovely #Congress #Delhi #Delhi Elections 2014 #Harsh Vardhan #Kerala governor #Politics #PoliticsDecoder #Sheila Dikshit

51 mins ago

England vs India, 2nd ODI: Raina ton powers India to 304/6

Suresh Raina's dynamic century took India to 304 for six against England in the second one-day international at Cardiff. #2nd ODI #Ajinkya Rahane #Alastair Cook #Cardiff #Cricket #England #India #India in England 2014 #match report #MS Dhoni #Rohit Sharma #Sports #Suresh Raina