Uttar Pradesh

The son also rises

The son also rises

December 5, 2017

Rahul Gandhi, scion of India's most enduring political dynasty will now preside over the 132-year old Indian National Congress. The 'crown' of president poses several challenges for Rahul Gandhi. Will he sink or lead the party? Only time will tell.

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DSS leader Gurmeet Ram Rahim sentenced

DSS leader Gurmeet Ram Rahim sentenced

August 29, 2017

Will the fearless conviction of controversial cult guru Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh deter other debauches? Does it spell the end of the sect?

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Throwing railway safety to the winds

Throwing railway safety to the winds

August 21, 2017

Hit by railway accidents with alarming regularity, India is in the midst of a massive infrastructural transformation of one of the world's largest railway systems, to prevent tragedies.

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Climate change caused 60,000 farmer suicides in India – Report

Climate change caused 60,000 farmer suicides in India – Report

August 2, 2017

The dark sides of climate change are attributed to nearly 60,000 Indian farmer suicides in India as per a recent research that noted the vulnerable sides of the rising temperature in the developing nations.

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Yogi Adityanath waives off farm loans of INR 360 bn

Yogi Adityanath waives off farm loans of INR 360 bn

July 12, 2017

While India's farmer suicide stories don't make headlines too often, the Chief Minister of Indian State of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath's first budget has already grabbed eyeballs of the country and beyond. Keeping his electoral promises in mind, the UP CM announced a farm loan...

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No respite for healthcare crisis in India

No respite for healthcare crisis in India

July 5, 2017

Even as nine of India’s poorest states are worst affected in terms of healthcare, the budget allocated to this crucial aspect of governance is not fully utilised, as per a report by IndiaSpend.

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International Day of Yoga 2017

International Day of Yoga 2017

June 21, 2017

The third International Day of Yoga concluded in Lucknow despite heavy rains; saw participation from thousands of Yoga practitioners including Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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GSDM 2017 @ Paris Air Show

GSDM 2017 @ Paris Air Show

May 3, 2017

To coincide with the Paris Air Show, the world’s oldest and largest air show, the Europe India Foundation for Excellence (EIFE) has tied up with the Embassy of India, National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and the leading defence and aerospace industry players of Europe ...

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Maharashtra, UP introduce mobile-classroom for underprivileged

Maharashtra, UP introduce mobile-classroom for underprivileged

April 27, 2017

Various educational institutions in India are ignorant about the inclusion and education of children helming from rural areas and city streets. However, there are others who are recognising the need to provide for this population to create a pool of educated and self-reliant yout...

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Ministry of Tourism includes new sites under PRASAD scheme

Ministry of Tourism includes new sites under PRASAD scheme

April 1, 2017

Government of India has launched the PRASAD (Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual Augmentation Drive) scheme to identify and develop pilgrimage tourist destinations on the principles of high tourist visits, competitiveness and sustainability to enrich the religious tourism exper...

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Ayodhya Ram Temple issue back in Headlines

Ayodhya Ram Temple issue back in Headlines

March 22, 2017

India's apex court has suggested out-of-court settlement in the Ram Temple issue. Can India find a solution to this dispute that has been raising its ugly head at regular intervals, ahead of every election, and polarising communities and causing communal riots?

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Ban against Triple Talaq Gains Momentum in India

Ban against Triple Talaq Gains Momentum in India

March 19, 2017

Indian Muslim Women rise against the medieval practice of triple talaq.

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