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Security beefed up in New Delhi, airports across India after intel on Jaish terrorists entering capital
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Security beefed up in New Delhi, airports across India after intel on Jaish terrorists entering capital

Security has been increased in Delhi after intelligence inputs were received regarding the infiltration into the national capital by three to four terrorists and a possible terror strike

Amritsar tragedy: Used to crossing tracks at will, Joda Phatak locals say 'we're victims, why treat us as criminals'
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Amritsar tragedy: Used to crossing tracks at will, Joda Phatak locals say 'we're victims, why treat us as criminals'

For, living right next to the railway tracks, the locals of Joda Phatak in Amritsar have become accustomed to crossing them at will. They are also angry because they feel that no government agency - the railways, police or administration - has accepted any responsibility for the incident.

Royal attire and moustache: Union minister Harsh Vardhan plays King Janak in Ramleela at Red Fort
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Royal attire and moustache: Union minister Harsh Vardhan plays King Janak in Ramleela at Red Fort

Donning the traditional kingly attire with metal armour, and delivering emotive dialogues in chaste Hindi was Union Minister Harsh Vardhan, playing the role of Janak in Delhi's LuvKush Ramlila in the sprawling grounds of the Red Fort. The minister was almost unrecognisable with an imperial moustache, make-up and royal attire.

Yogi Adityanath govt proposes 100-metre tall statue of Lord Ram in Ayodhya to promote religious tourism
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Yogi Adityanath govt proposes 100-metre tall statue of Lord Ram in Ayodhya to promote religious tourism

The Yogi Adityanath government has proposed to build a 'grand statue' of Lord Ram on the banks of Saryu river in Ayodhya.

Upset with Narendra Modi, Anna Hazare plans fresh agitation in Delhi; dates to be announced soon
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Upset with Narendra Modi, Anna Hazare plans fresh agitation in Delhi; dates to be announced soon

Anna Hazare, who led the India Against Corruption Movement, will likely declare another round of agitation in Delhi against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government.

Indian Army should be given full freedom to deal with Kashmir situation: Mulayam Singh Yadav
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Indian Army should be given full freedom to deal with Kashmir situation: Mulayam Singh Yadav

Samajwadi Party patron Mulayam Singh Yadav said the army should be given full freedom to deal with the situation prevailing in Kashmir.

PM Modi attends Ramlila festivities in Lucknow, attacks Pakistan on terror
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PM Modi attends Ramlila festivities in Lucknow, attacks Pakistan on terror

Breaking from tradition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday attended the historic Ramlila celebrations here where he launched a veiled attack on Pakistan, saying those who help and provide shelter to terrorists cannot be spared, but made no reference to the surgical strikes.

From Ramlila to Shiv Sena's Melawa: How Dussehra was marked all over India
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From Ramlila to Shiv Sena's Melawa: How Dussehra was marked all over India

Dussehra, the festival marking the victory of good over evil, was celebrated in different ways across India on 22 October

No more playing gods: Meat-eating muslims lose big Ramlila roles in UP's Mumtaznagar
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No more playing gods: Meat-eating muslims lose big Ramlila roles in UP's Mumtaznagar

In a Muslim neighbourhood in the town of Mumtaznagar the Ramlila has always been enacted by Muslims.

From Yudhishthira to Shiva: Gajendra Chauhan roped in to be part of Ram Lila celebrations in Delhi
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From Yudhishthira to Shiva: Gajendra Chauhan roped in to be part of Ram Lila celebrations in Delhi

Gajendra Chauhan has been approached by the Lav Kush Committee, who are the organisers of the prestigious Ram Lila celebrations in Red Fort, New Delhi, to play Shiva.

Secularism in action: Why Delhi’s Ramleela will not be complete without Muslims
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Secularism in action: Why Delhi’s Ramleela will not be complete without Muslims

The politics of religion maybe creating a barrier between the Hindus and Muslims in some pockets of the country, but it has failed to hinder the capacity of art to cut across communal boundaries.

Delhi rally wasn't ours, was on insistence of Annaji: Mamata
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Delhi rally wasn't ours, was on insistence of Annaji: Mamata

On the lukewarm response the rally got, Banerjee said that she has even done rallies with just 5-6 people at the time when Indira Gandhi had lost elections.

Ramdev threatens to intensify stir if demands not met
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Ramdev threatens to intensify stir if demands not met

Ramdev's fast entered the third day on Saturday with the yoga guru threatening to intensify his agitation if his demands on black money and Lokpal bill are not met by the deadline set by him.

How to prevent another Ramlila: What the SC ruling misses
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How to prevent another Ramlila: What the SC ruling misses

The Supreme Court has smacked the government for the way it handled the crackdown on Baba Ramdev at the Ramlila Maidan. But the problem with the ruling is it's all about retribution and not about deterrence.

SC criticises Ramdev and police for Ramlila violence
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SC criticises Ramdev and police for Ramlila violence

The SC directed the government to prosecute police personnel and Ramdev's supporters who had indulged in violence.

Images: Mumbai and Delhi prepare for Anna
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Images: Mumbai and Delhi prepare for Anna

As Team Anna get ready for their latest anti-corruption crusade, workers at the MMRDA grounds in Mumbai and the Ramlila Maidan in Delhi prepare for the protest.

Pappu’s end-year final exam
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Pappu’s end-year final exam

Given the importance of current affairs in judging academic excellence, we we set a test paper based on events in 2011 and asked Pappu to take a bash at it.

Ramlila agitation: Police seeks more details from Team Anna
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Ramlila agitation: Police seeks more details from Team Anna

Delhi Police has sought more details, including the expected gathering and names of VVIPs attending, from Team Anna to give permission for its Ramlila Maidan agitation.

No permission to Team Anna for protest at Ramlila Maidan: MCD
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No permission to Team Anna for protest at Ramlila Maidan: MCD

MCD clarified that it only said that the ground is not booked on those dates and not necessarily that permission is given to Team Anna to protest from 27 December.

Crowd shrinks at Ramlila, protesters back to work
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Crowd shrinks at Ramlila, protesters back to work

While the past three days saw the Ramlila Maidan jampacked from morning, the scene was different on Tuesday.