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JNU fee hike protests: HRD ministry-appointed panel concludes meeting, to submit its recommendations next week
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JNU fee hike protests: HRD ministry-appointed panel concludes meeting, to submit its recommendations next week

Three-member panel appointed by the HRD Ministry to recommend ways to restore normal functioning in JNU will submit its recommendations next week

Article 370 revoked: Heavy troop deployment across Jammu and Kashmir, streets wear deserted look
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Article 370 revoked: Heavy troop deployment across Jammu and Kashmir, streets wear deserted look

The BJP-led government abrogated Article 370 and moved a separate bill in the Rajya Sabha to bifurcate Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh into two separate union territories.

D Raja replaces S Sudhakar Reddy as CPI general secretary, says party's fight against 'retrograde' forces will continue
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D Raja replaces S Sudhakar Reddy as CPI general secretary, says party's fight against 'retrograde' forces will continue

Rajya Sabha MP D Raja replaced S Sudhakar Reddy as the general secretary of the CPI on Sunday and said that the party's fight against 'retrograde forces' will continue.

Lok Sabha election 2019: In Bhubaneswar, BJP pits former IAS officer against BJD's ex-cop; CPM veteran Shivaji Patnaik sidelined
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Lok Sabha election 2019: In Bhubaneswar, BJP pits former IAS officer against BJD's ex-cop; CPM veteran Shivaji Patnaik sidelined

Janardan Pati is taking on two heavyweight career bureaucrats, super cop and BJD's Arup Patnaik and Odisha cadre IAS and BJP's Aparajita Sarangi.

CPI fields Kanhaiya Kumar from Begusarai seat after Bihar coalition snub; ex-JNUSU president to face BJP's Giriraj Singh
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CPI fields Kanhaiya Kumar from Begusarai seat after Bihar coalition snub; ex-JNUSU president to face BJP's Giriraj Singh

Kanhaiya has been pitted against BJP-led NDA candidate Giriraj Singh, who was earlier shifted from Nawada as the seat went to Lok Janshakti Party (LJP).

Rafale deal: Over 100 Left groups launch week-long nationwide protest from Monday, demand JPC probe to 'unearth corruption'
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Rafale deal: Over 100 Left groups launch week-long nationwide protest from Monday, demand JPC probe to 'unearth corruption'

During the 'Jan Ekta Jan Adhikar Andolan', they will demand a joint parliamentary committee probe to "unearth the corruption" in the Rafale deal and the resignation of Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

Odisha peon assumes Bharat Bandh means office bandh, locks two employees inside
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Odisha peon assumes Bharat Bandh means office bandh, locks two employees inside

A peon in Odisha locked a district sports officer and another employee in office for one hour, assuming there was no one there due to the Bharat Bandh.

Bharat Bandh in Odisha: Congress workers block railway tracks; commuters stranded as public transport stays off road
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Bharat Bandh in Odisha: Congress workers block railway tracks; commuters stranded as public transport stays off road

Congress workers held road blockades and rail-rokos on major junctions, leaving commuters stranded as even buses, rickshaws and taxis stayed off road due to the 'Bharat Bandh' started by Congress.

Normal life unaffected in West Bengal despite calls for 'Bharat Bandh'; govt deploys additional police personnel to prevent disruption
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Normal life unaffected in West Bengal despite calls for 'Bharat Bandh'; govt deploys additional police personnel to prevent disruption

A Bharat Bandh called by Congress and CPI (M)-led Left Front, is underway in West Bengal but the state government is ensuring strict measures. Additonal police personnel have been deployed to avoid disruptions and violence.

Bharat Bandh disrupts rail and road traffic in Bihar: RJD, Hindustani Awami Morcha, Left parties back shutdown
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Bharat Bandh disrupts rail and road traffic in Bihar: RJD, Hindustani Awami Morcha, Left parties back shutdown

Rail and road traffic was hit across Bihar on Monday due to the Bharat Bandh called by the Congress against the hike in fuel prices. The shutdown is being supported by the opposition Rashtryia Janata Dal (RJD), Left Parties and Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM).

Congress tells Law Commission it 'vehemently' opposes simultaneous polls, says it is against basic structure of Indian federalism
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Congress tells Law Commission it 'vehemently' opposes simultaneous polls, says it is against basic structure of Indian federalism

The Congress said ending or extending terms of assemblies was against the basic structure of Indian federalism. Last month, Singhvi had said that the proposal was a "constitutional perversity".

Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case: Day-long bandh by Left parties hits daily life in Bihar; Opposition lends support to strike
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Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case: Day-long bandh by Left parties hits daily life in Bihar; Opposition lends support to strike

Normal life was hit on Thursday in parts of Muzaffarpur, Bihar during a state-wide bandh called by Left parties in protest against the alleged sexual abuse of minor girls at a shelter home in Muzaffarpur city and against incidents of atrocity on Dalits.

Overt amplification of mob-lynching cases is bid by Opposition to revert to Muslim-appeasement politics
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Overt amplification of mob-lynching cases is bid by Opposition to revert to Muslim-appeasement politics

While discussing the lynching petition in the Supreme Court, Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra asked senior lawyer Indira Jaisingh not to link lynching to any religion or caste because just about anybody can be a victim of mob justice.

Pinarayi Vijayan, LDF MPs protest in Delhi against Centre's decision to drop coach factory project in Kerala
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Pinarayi Vijayan, LDF MPs protest in Delhi against Centre's decision to drop coach factory project in Kerala

Blaming the Centre for "punishing" the people of Kerala, the chief minister claimed that it was because the state was being ruled by the Left Democratic Front the central government made this decision.

Tripura polls: 'Political violence to silence opponents stems from Left ideology,' Himanta Biswa Sarma tells Firstpost
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Tripura polls: 'Political violence to silence opponents stems from Left ideology,' Himanta Biswa Sarma tells Firstpost

Firstpost spoke to Himanta Biswa Sarma, who firmly believes that the BJP will not just win Tripura, but will also be part of the ruling coalitions in Meghalaya and Nagaland

Narendra Modi accuses Congress, Left parties of having 'secret understanding' for Tripura polls
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Narendra Modi accuses Congress, Left parties of having 'secret understanding' for Tripura polls

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday accused the Congress and Left parties of having a "secret understanding" for the 18 February Tripura Assembly polls.

Day after Nitish Kumar asks for nationwide ban on alcohol, CPM says prohibition will lead to illegal trade
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Day after Nitish Kumar asks for nationwide ban on alcohol, CPM says prohibition will lead to illegal trade

Brinda Karat said a nationwide ban on alcohol will lead to illegal trade, even as she supported a regulated policy with people's participation to curb the abuse.

Left parties in West Bengal observe centenary of Russian Revolution to inspire grass root workers
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Left parties in West Bengal observe centenary of Russian Revolution to inspire grass root workers

The Left, which is facing crisis in Bengal, is observing the centenary of the October Revolution as the front feels it would inspire its grass root workers

CPM accuses Narendra Modi of taking country to 'autocratic rule', urges non-BJP CMs to protect federalism
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CPM accuses Narendra Modi of taking country to 'autocratic rule', urges non-BJP CMs to protect federalism

The CPM on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "trying to move towards an autocratic rule" and appealed to all non-BJP chief ministers to together protect the federal structure of the Constitution.

JNU Students' Union Election 2017: Differently-abled candidate Farooque Alam shines in presidential debate
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JNU Students' Union Election 2017: Differently-abled candidate Farooque Alam shines in presidential debate

Students of JNU got the first taste of candidates' policies during the presidential debate amid thundering applause and boos with a disabled independent candidate stealing show