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Feb 18, 2017
Jaisalmer: Rocket fired during practice by Indian Army lands in fieldA rocket fired during practice by Indian Army landed in a field, on Saturday, beyond the boundary of the firing range, in Jaisalmer district and damaged crops.
Feb 17, 2017
Supreme Court gets five new judges on board after a gap of nine monthsThe Supreme Court on Friday got five new judges, taking its total strength to 28. They were administered the oath of office by the Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar.
Feb 11, 2017
Rewriting history to suit Hindutva: The Vasundhara Raje govt is insulting the legacy of Maharana PratapIn a state obsessed with royalty and titles, the royalty is obsessed with its history. So much so that the line that exists between facts, fiction, superstition and tea-stall talk often gets blurred, leading to some really interesting insights into history.
Feb 05, 2017
Donald Trump's travel ban: As US rights groups fight back, India must reflect on its own historyMany Americans felt offended by an order of their new president banning immigrants from seven nations. Donald Trump had made a campaign promise to end terrorism by stopping the entry of Muslims coming into the United States. He said this ban would remain till he could 'figure out what's going on'.
Jan 30, 2017
Supreme Court rejects Asaram Bapu's twin bail pleas, criticises 'unnecessary prolonged' trialSelf-styled godman Asaram Bapu's quest for bail would continue as the Supreme Court on Monday dismissed his plea that he had applied on medical grounds, stating that his instant plea is devoid of merit.
Jan 30, 2017
Sanjay Leela Bhansali-Padmavati row: Political failure to intervene boosts cultural censorshipThis pattern of silence or muted criticism — as seen most recently in the case of Sanjay Leela Bhansali being assaulted by the Karni Sena over objections to Padmavati — is what has made the Indian political class complicit with the mobs, in enforcing and promoting the rising cultural censorship across the country.
Jan 21, 2017
Rajasthan is cracking down on illegal sex determination tests: Can other states follow suit?The Rajasthan Government’s PCPNDT Cell, under the direction of Naveen Jain, is cracking down on illegal sex determination tests in the state. Can the model be replicated in other states too?
Jan 19, 2017
In Maharashtra, 25 percent of Class VIII students can't read Class II booksTwenty-five percent of class eight students in Maharashtra cannot read text meant for a class two student, according to a report in The Indian Express. The survey, entitled the Annual Status of Education Report 2016, was published by the NGO Pratham.
Jan 17, 2017
Hardik returns to Gujarat, to address Patel community rallyOn Tuesday, Patel quota leader Hardik Patel returned to Gujarat after spending six months away from his home state and received a grand welcome from his supporters at Ratanpur on the border with Rajasthan.
Jan 16, 2017
Cow only animal that inhales and exhales oxygen, claims Rajasthan minister Vasudev DevnaniIn a bizzare statement, which tried to assert the scientific significance of the cow, Rajasthan's education minister Vasudev Devnani on Saturday said that it is the only animal which inhales as well as exhales oxygen, various media sources reported.