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Thank you, Supreme Court for firecracker ban: An open letter from a mother

In the short span of an hour, when he burst the crackers, my little one inhaled smoke equivalent to over 100 cigarettes. 

Ipsita Sarkar | Oct 19, 2017, 19:24 PM IST

Everyone accepts Facebook is media, except Facebook

I log onto Facebook for two main reasons – news sharing and news sharing.

Ipsita Sarkar | Oct 17, 2017, 22:43 PM IST

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Role of private sector in building an efficient agricultural chain

More than 15 percent people still remained undernourished in India in 2015. 

Miscellaneous | Feb 10, 2017, 10:42 AM IST

Samajwadi Party, Congress, BSP fighting last battle for existence: BJP's Noida candidate Pankaj Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's son Pankaj Singh is contesting the upcoming 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections on a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ticket from the high-profile Noida constituen

Biplob Ghosal | Feb 06, 2017, 16:54 PM IST

My focus is entirely on basketball, not thinking about joining WWE: Satnam Singh

In a cricket-obsessed country like India, where cricketers are treated as semi-gods, it’s a tremendous achievement if someone makes name in a lesser-popular sport like basketball.

Suyash Srivastava | Feb 06, 2017, 13:50 PM IST

India Art Fair 2017: Frames to make you smile

Garima Dutt

Miscellaneous | Feb 04, 2017, 11:14 AM IST

Goa Assembly elections 2017: Things to know

The single-phase Goa Legislative Assembly election, 2017 will be held on February 4, 2017 to elect 40 members of the Goa Legislative Assembly, as the term of current Legislative Assembly terminates in March.

Ankita Bhandari | Feb 01, 2017, 16:13 PM IST

Manipur Assembly elections 2017: All you need to know

The polling to elect 60 members of Manipur Legislative Assembly election, 2017 will be held on March 4 and 8 as the term of current Legislative Assembly ends on 18 March 2017.

Ankita Bhandari | Feb 01, 2017, 16:10 PM IST

After five years of wait, will Congress be able to grab power in Goa?

The Congress has promised five litres of free petrol per month to every college student, who has a valid driving license.

Ankita Bhandari | Feb 01, 2017, 16:06 PM IST

UP polls 2017: Things to know

The seven-phase polling for 403 assembly constituencies in Uttar Pradesh announcement has the stage is set for yet another bitter electoral battle between the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and its political rivals. 

Ankita Bhandari | Feb 01, 2017, 16:01 PM IST

#Elections2017: UP spends least on health, reflects in its ill-health

Oommen C Kurian/IndiaSpend/IANS

Miscellaneous | Feb 01, 2017, 15:27 PM IST

Will Trump era provide respite to destroyed countries?

Saeed Naqvi/IANS

The procession of breast-beating "liberals" doesn`t seem to end, not since Donald Trump eclipsed their most shining star -- Hillary Clinton.

Miscellaneous | Feb 01, 2017, 15:23 PM IST

Goa Assembly Elections: Key issues

The Goa Assembly elections are being fought on a number of issues with the ruling BJP promoting ‘development’ as the key issue while the opposition parties focus on issues such as corruption, envir

Sanjeeb Baruah | Feb 01, 2017, 15:10 PM IST

Punjab Polls 2017: To teach ‘Dusht’ rivals a lesson, candidates get personal, animated

Rival candidates in the Punjab Assembly polls made all sorts of annotations that will tickle your bone. From "Dusht" (wicked), "kuttanga" (I'll thrash), "lootere" (robbers) to "topiwalas" (a reference to AAP workers), this is what the top politicians, across party lines, are hurling at each other.

Sanjeeb Baruah | Feb 01, 2017, 14:49 PM IST

BJP eyes Goa without CM face, shuns emotive issues, focuses growth

Incumbent CM Laxmikant Parsekar is faced with persistent speculation that Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will be brought back to Goa to take over the reins.

Sanjeeb Baruah | Feb 01, 2017, 13:44 PM IST

Punjab Assembly Elections: It's Amarinder Vs Badals; but will AAP play joker

Shiromani Akali Dal seems certain that it is unlikely to be lucky a third time in a row. 

Akrita Reyar | Feb 01, 2017, 11:40 AM IST

Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections 2017: Issues that will have an impact

It's an all out battle between the major players in Uttar Pradesh, which is essentially a three-cornered fight between Samajawadi Party-Congress combine, the Bharatiya Janata Party and the BSP.

Manisha Singh | Feb 01, 2017, 00:52 AM IST

Manipur Assembly Elections 2017: Will Congress be able to retain power in blockade-hit state? Here's detailed analysis

Congress might face a tough challenge from BJP in the electoral battle.

Prashant V Singh | Feb 01, 2017, 00:15 AM IST

Manipur Assembly elections 2017: What all are the burning issues in this crucial electoral battle

With Manipur going to polls on March 4 and 8, political parties have a host of issues to contend with.

Prashant V Singh | Jan 31, 2017, 17:12 PM IST

Uttarakhand Assembly polls: Tough going and challenges galore for Congress

Uttarakhand may be a small hilly state, but nonetheless for both Congress and the BJP, it is a battle of prestige.

Manisha Singh | Jan 31, 2017, 16:43 PM IST

Highest Shiva temple to India's biggest dam - Few interesting facts about Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand Assembly Elections 2017 are scheduled to be held in single phase on February 15.

Biplob Ghosal | Jan 31, 2017, 16:41 PM IST