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Prashant Kishor in West Champaran

Bihar CM To Be Gheraoed If He Fails To Fulfil Job Promise: Kishor

Political strategist-turned-activist Prashant Kishor on Saturday said Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will be gheraoed if the JD(U) chief fails to fulfill his promise of providing "10 lakh government jobs" to youths of the...

19 November 2022

It was the first sector commander-level meeting between the two border guarding forces -- BSF and Pakistan Rangers --after the declaration of ceasefire agreement by DGMOs in February

BSF Offers Sweets To Pakistan Rangers On Diwali At Attari-Wagah Border

The border guarding forces of India and Pakistan rountinely exchange sweets and wishes on various religious festivals such as Eid and Diwali, and also on their respective Independence Days.


Bilkis Bano Case: Gujarat’s Remission Of Prison Sentence Of 11 Convicts Turns Justice Into A Farce

A disturbing commentary made the rounds that the rapists belonging to the virtuous caste and kinship would not have committed the crime


Delhi University

DU To Hold Centenary Run On Friday To Mark 75 Years Of Independence

A large number of DU students, research scholars, teachers, non-teaching staff and alumni have registered for the run. About 50 differently-abled students will also participate in this run, for whom a special run circuit has...

17 November 2022

Bilkis Bano case protest in Delhi

'Centre Gave Approval To Prematurely Release Convicts In Bilkis Bano Case'

Bilkis Bano Case: Supreme Court is hearing three petitions challenging the release of the men, who walked free on Independence Day.


Poems For Bilkis Bano: Wake Up, Blindfolded Woman

Lady Justice needs to take off her blindfold and see the injustice all around in her name

24 September 2022

G20 symbol of India.

BJP vs Congress: War Of Words Begin Following India's New G20 Logo

Unveiling the logo, theme and website of India's G20 presidency during an online event on Monday, PM Narendra Modi said, 'India's upcoming presidency of the G20 grouping is a matter of pride and a great opportunity for the...

09 November 2022

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Teachers' Day: A Goal For Children’s Sports

Teachers' Day: Priya Gopalen and Sandhya Rajan started their own programme, named Great Goals, in 2013 to offer lessons in football, basketball and multi-sport ABC (Agility, Balance, Coordination).

05 September 2022

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05 September 2022
Teachers' Day: How A 27-year-old Is Creating A Reading Movement In Kishanganj

Teachers' Day: How A 27-year-old Is Creating A Reading Movement In Kishanganj

Teachers' Day: The Book Club: Saquib Ahmed and other youth in Kishanganj district of Bihar are setting up public libraries and holding book fairs to motivate...


05 September 2022
Teachers' Day: The Motihari Super-Man Behind Bihar's Super-30

Teachers' Day: The Motihari Super-Man Behind Bihar's Super-30

Teachers' Day: Meet Premchandra Ram, Competitive Exam Coach and the man behind Bihar's Super-30 coaching centre.


05 September 2022
Teachers' Day: Institute That Teaches Crafts To Upskill Underprivileged Kids In Assam

Teachers' Day: Institute That Teaches Crafts To Upskill Underprivileged Kids In Assam

Teachers' Day: Uttam Teron's Parijat Academy offers courses on computer learning, sewing, sports, dance, etc. to currently 700 kids from low-income groups who...


05 September 2022
Teachers' Day: A Madhya Pradesh Initiative Is Upskilling Marginalised Women And Finding Them Jobs

Teachers' Day: A Madhya Pradesh Initiative Is Upskilling Marginalised Women And Finding Them Jobs

Teachers' Day: Founded by Surabhi Yadav, Sajhe Sapne is a Madhya Pradesh-based women-driven social enterprise committed to upskilling and providing modern jobs...


27 August 2022
Partition Shapes How India Eats Today

Partition Shapes How India Eats Today

Punjabi cuisine today is a mélange of Indo-Mughal-Persian-Afghani nuances. With the fleeing Punjabis from the North West Frontier region came the tandoor, and...


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26 August 2022
An Unsung Hero From Bihar Who Saved Gandhi's Life During Freedom Struggle

An Unsung Hero From Bihar Who Saved Gandhi's Life During Freedom Struggle

From a man who saved Gandhi's life to an elderly woman who faced bullets on her forehead in her bid to unfurl the Tricolour at a police station, there were...


26 August 2022
Foreigners Who Fought For India’s Cause Against The British Empire

Foreigners Who Fought For India’s Cause Against The British Empire

During India’s freedom struggle, there were a few Englishmen who also raised their voices against the colonial atrocities against Indians.


25 August 2022
We The People: Assam's Elephant Man

We The People: Assam's Elephant Man

Esmail Daimary was instrumental in creating the 56k bigha Gethsamane Joint Reserve Forest, which drastically reduced the decades-old man-elephant conflict in...


24 August 2022
Ukraine Independence Day: Leaders Pledge Support For War-torn Nation Amid Russian Invasion

Ukraine Independence Day: Leaders Pledge Support For War-torn Nation Amid Russian Invasion

In Britain, floral and musical tributes punctuated a show of solidarity as Ukraine commemorated its 1991 declaration of independence from the Soviet Union.


23 August 2022
We The People: The Scientist Who Dreamt Of Growing Lavender In J&K

We The People: The Scientist Who Dreamt Of Growing Lavender In J&K

Dr Shahid Rasool took over as scientist-in-charge of the CSIR field station in 2020. For the past many years, he has been on a mission to popularise lavender...


23 August 2022
We The People: How Neha Goyal Beat The Odds To Become A World-Class Hockey Player

We The People: How Neha Goyal Beat The Odds To Become A World-Class Hockey Player

Sonipat-born hockey player Neha Goyal turned her sleepless nights into medal heights. This is her story.


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23 August 2022
We The People: Meet Than Singh, The Good Cop Fighting Ignorance In Delhi

We The People: Meet Than Singh, The Good Cop Fighting Ignorance In Delhi

Than Singh, who hails from Rajasthan, is a head police constable whose current post is at Red Fort, Delhi. Apart from his job, he also teaches slum children.


23 August 2022
We The People: Tamil Nadu's Unique Temple Where Dolls Greet Visitors Before The Deity

We The People: Tamil Nadu's Unique Temple Where Dolls Greet Visitors Before The Deity

The hundreds of cement dolls outside Azhagu Muthu Ayyanar temple in Cuddalore’s Thenambakkam village are a symbol of devotees' desires and wishes fulfilled.


23 August 2022
We The People: Jharkhand's Water Warrior Simon Oraon Dreams Of An End To Scarcity

We The People: Jharkhand's Water Warrior Simon Oraon Dreams Of An End To Scarcity

Conservationist Simon Oraon has given his whole life to providing solutions to avert water crisis.


23 August 2022
We The People: How Madhubani Painting Helped A Domestic Help Find Her Place Under The Sun

We The People: How Madhubani Painting Helped A Domestic Help Find Her Place Under The Sun

Dulari Devi was awarded the Padma Shri for her contribution to Mithila painting, a traditional art form of Bihar.


23 August 2022
We The People: The Story Of Elami, A New Telugu Publishing House

We The People: The Story Of Elami, A New Telugu Publishing House

Started by the trio of Purnima Tammireddy, Rohith and Aditya Korrapati, the regional publishing house is set to publish its first title, a translation of...


23 August 2022
We The People: Addressing Disability With Humour

We The People: Addressing Disability With Humour

Sweta Mantrii, a Pune-based stand-up artiste with a disability uses her skits to highlight disability and biases associated to people with this condition


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