2017

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From Tumhari Sulu to Lipstick Under My Burkha, women-led films were Bollywood's heroes of 2017
Entertainment

From Tumhari Sulu to Lipstick Under My Burkha, women-led films were Bollywood's heroes of 2017

2017 showed that mainstream Hindi cinema finally seemed to get its act right with women-led films | #YearInReview

Yogi Adityanath govt orders withdrawal of 22-year-old case against him and 12 others for violating prohibitory orders
India

Yogi Adityanath govt orders withdrawal of 22-year-old case against him and 12 others for violating prohibitory orders

Yogi Adityanath is set to get relief in a 22-year-old case against him and a dozen others for defying prohibitory orders as the state government has ordered its withdrawal

GST compensation to states: Lok Sabha passes bill for hike in cess on luxury cars to 25%
Business

GST compensation to states: Lok Sabha passes bill for hike in cess on luxury cars to 25%

The Bill replaces Ordinance which provided for a hike in GST cess on a range of passenger vehicles from mid-size to hybrid variants and luxury cars to 25 percent

Bollywood's hits and pits of 2017: From Secret Superstar to Tubelight — what worked, what didn't
Entertainment

Bollywood's hits and pits of 2017: From Secret Superstar to Tubelight — what worked, what didn't

In the hope that 2018 is a better year at the movies for film fans, we look back at some 'hits' and 'pits' of 2017.

Premier League: Record-breaking Harry Kane can still raise his game to another level in 2018
Sports

Premier League: Record-breaking Harry Kane can still raise his game to another level in 2018

Harry Kane is good in the air, he runs fast, possesses a ferocious shot, has a calm head over the shoulders… There is no apparent weakness to his game.

Bollywood's biggest star in 2017? Small-town India, which shone like never before
Entertainment

Bollywood's biggest star in 2017? Small-town India, which shone like never before

Small-town India is the new landscape that is telling a whole new story both in terms of people and what makes them unique | #YearInReview

Virushka, Baahubali, Dangal, Padmavati: A complete A-Z glossary for everything Bollywood got up to in 2017
Entertainment

Virushka, Baahubali, Dangal, Padmavati: A complete A-Z glossary for everything Bollywood got up to in 2017

Ah, 2017! A year that kept us Bollywood watchers on our toes, busy as bees | YearInReview

Indian books in 2017: Arundhati Roy, Jeet Thayil dominated literary scene, but Vivek Shanbag was clear winner
Life

Indian books in 2017: Arundhati Roy, Jeet Thayil dominated literary scene, but Vivek Shanbag was clear winner

2017 saw the release of books by Arundhathi Roy, Prayaag Akbar and Jeet Thayil, but Vivek Shanbag’s Ghachar Ghochar was the book of the year. #YearInReview

Best flagship smartphones of 2017: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is numero uno, followed by Apple iPhone X and Google Pixel 2
News & Analysis

Best flagship smartphones of 2017: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is numero uno, followed by Apple iPhone X and Google Pixel 2

Better hardware was the overall winner, but machine learning made its presence felt; enough to lay the foundations for next year’s smartphone flagships.

Muslim activists decry bill on instant triple talaq, ask why civil issue is being made criminal offence
India

Muslim activists decry bill on instant triple talaq, ask why civil issue is being made criminal offence

Muslim women want to know why what is primarily a civil dispute is being turned into a criminal offense through the proposed legislation on triple talaq.

On day 3 of Parliament, LS passed bill to repeal archaic laws, Rajya Sabha approved more autonomy to IIMs, amended Companies Act
Politics

On day 3 of Parliament, LS passed bill to repeal archaic laws, Rajya Sabha approved more autonomy to IIMs, amended Companies Act

Among the several bills that were passed in both the Houses of Parliament were the Repealing and Amending (Second) Bill, 2017, Central Road Fund (Amendment) Bill, 2017 and the Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2017.

Winter Session of Parliament: Draft bill allowing overseas Indians to appoint proxy voters introduced in Lok Sabha
India

Winter Session of Parliament: Draft bill allowing overseas Indians to appoint proxy voters introduced in Lok Sabha

A bill seeking to extend the facility of proxy voting to overseas Indians, on the lines of service voters, was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Monday.

Narendra Modi's Twitter following grows by 52% to 37.5 million, Virat Kohli's 61% in 2017
Politics

Narendra Modi's Twitter following grows by 52% to 37.5 million, Virat Kohli's 61% in 2017

India's biggest tax reform, GST, also made it to the list of top trending hastags due to the magnitude of conversations it generated on the platform, Twitter said

CBSE UGC NET 2017 admit cards issued for 5 November exam; download from cbsenet.nic.in
India

CBSE UGC NET 2017 admit cards issued for 5 November exam; download from cbsenet.nic.in

The Central Board of Secondary Education has issued the admit cards for the UGC-National Eligibility Test (UGC NET November-2017) to be conducted at different centres across the country.

On official website, Raje govt defends ordinance shielding judges and babus, says amendment will curb 'false cases'
India

On official website, Raje govt defends ordinance shielding judges and babus, says amendment will curb 'false cases'

The Rajasthan government on Saturday defended the ordinance that seeks to protect both serving and former judges, public servants from being investigated

'Tughlaqi Maharani': As Rajasthan ordinance issue goes viral on Twitter, Opposition doesn't spare Vasundhara Raje govt
Politics

'Tughlaqi Maharani': As Rajasthan ordinance issue goes viral on Twitter, Opposition doesn't spare Vasundhara Raje govt

The war over the Rajasthan government ordinance to protect bureaucrats and judges from being scrutinised for any on-duty action has heated up on Twitter, so much so that it is one of the top trends on the micro-blogging site.

Rajasthan govt wants to 'safeguard corrupt officials' by passing ordinance, says state Congress
Politics

Rajasthan govt wants to 'safeguard corrupt officials' by passing ordinance, says state Congress

The Rajasthan Congress has criticised the state government for passing an ordinance which seeks to protect the serving and former judges, magistrates and public servants in the state from being investigated for on-duty action

IMF lowers India's 2017 growth forecast from 7.2% to 6.7% citing demonetisation, GST impact
Business

IMF lowers India's 2017 growth forecast from 7.2% to 6.7% citing demonetisation, GST impact

IMF also lowered India's growth for 2018 to 7.4 percent, 0.3 percentage points less than its previous two projections in July and April

Kolkata battered by heavy rains; Met department predicts more showers in next 48 hours
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Kolkata battered by heavy rains; Met department predicts more showers in next 48 hours

Heavy rains lashed Kolkata and southern districts of West Bengal on Monday causing major water logging and bringing traffic to halt

UPSC to conduct CDS exams in November; 414 posts across security forces to be filled
India

UPSC to conduct CDS exams in November; 414 posts across security forces to be filled

The Union Public Service Commission will be holding exams for the Combined Defence Services (II) on 19 November, 2017, as per a notification on its official website