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Opinion | States should reduce VAT on petrol, diesel, after Modi reduced excise duty

India | Nov 04, 2021, 12:28 PM IST

This is a move that will surely give relief to consumers, farmers and all sections of society. Along with the excise duty cut, the Centre appealed to all state governments to reduce VAT on petrol and diesel accordingly. 

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OPINION | Byelection results have nothing to do with Modi’s popularity or price rise

India | Nov 03, 2021, 01:41 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee’s TMC made a clean sweep of all 4 assembly seats in Bengal, while Assam BJP led by CM Himanta Biswa Sarma scored emphatic wins for his alliance on all 5 assembly seats.

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Opinion | Huge crowds in markets may lead to third wave of Covid

India | Nov 02, 2021, 12:52 PM IST

With the decline in the number of cases, cinemas, shopping malls, schools, and colleges have reopened, but caution is the need of the hour.

Opinion | Reasons why the farmers’ agitation has now

Opinion | Reasons why the farmers’ agitation has now become weak

India | Oct 30, 2021, 12:17 PM IST

The Supreme Court had directed farmers’ organisations to remove their tents and other paraphernalia to ensure smooth flow of traffic on highways. But on Friday, there was no sign of farmers removing their tents. They continue to occupy large portions of the highway obstructing traffic.

Opinion | Why Bombay High Court granted bail to

Opinion | Why Bombay High Court granted bail to Shahrukh’s son Aryan

India | Oct 29, 2021, 12:40 PM IST

Shahrukh’s fans, carrying posters ‘Welcome Home, Prince’ burst firecrackers outside his residence ‘Mannat’ in Mumbai on Thursday night as part of celebrations.

Opinion | How Shahrukh’s son Aryan Khan has been caught

Opinion | How Shahrukh’s son Aryan Khan has been caught in political crossfire

India | Oct 28, 2021, 01:38 PM IST

Questions are being raised whether, in Aryan’s name, old scores are being settled. Maharashtra’s political leaders and officers of union government are now at opposite ends of the spectrum. BJP and NCP, too, are at loggerheads.

Opinion | Refusing bail to Aryan Khan is unjustified

Opinion | Refusing bail to Aryan Khan is unjustified

India | Oct 21, 2021, 02:24 PM IST

Aryan has been facing the full brunt of law for the last 17 days. First, he was in NCB custody, and since October 8 he is in judicial custody, meaning, he is in Arthur Road jail.

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Opinion | Why is China creating tension on LAC ?

India | Oct 20, 2021, 04:01 PM IST

China is deploying its army in a big way in the eastern sector too, apart from what it has been doing in Ladakh, in the western sector.

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Opinion | Why Hindu homes are being set on fire, temple vandalised again in Bangladesh?

India | Oct 19, 2021, 01:38 PM IST

The first attack on a Durga Puja pandal and temple took place on October 13 in Comilla. Soon after, temples and puja pandals were attacked and vandalized in Chittagong, Chandpur and other cities.

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Opinion | Brutal killing: Farmer leaders must hand over the real killers to police

India | Oct 16, 2021, 02:49 PM IST

Farmer leaders have been claiming for the last ten months that their agitation was peaceful, but this torture and killing of a man, for reason whatsoever, near their dais raises pertinent questions. These questions need to be answered.

Opinion | Can Bangladesh become another Afghanistan?

Opinion | Can Bangladesh become another Afghanistan?

India | Oct 15, 2021, 02:02 PM IST

Border Guard Bangladesh paramilitary force has been deployed outside temples and Puja pandals in 22 districts as a preventive measure. Rapid Action Battalion and armed police have also been deployed.

Opinion | Why Christian missionaries are trying to convert

Opinion | Why Christian missionaries are trying to convert Sikh youths in Punjab?

India | Oct 14, 2021, 01:50 PM IST

In some cases, Sikh youths have been offered money and other allurements like visas for US and Canada. 

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Opinion | How Pakistan is using terror groups from Afghanistan to cause turmoil in the Valley

India | Oct 13, 2021, 03:25 PM IST

Pakistan has now decided to focus on creating turmoil in the Valley by taking help of jihadi groups from Afghanistan.

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Opinion | Terrorism in Kashmir: Pakistan’s desperate gambit is bound to fail

India | Oct 12, 2021, 02:38 PM IST

There is no doubt that our armed forces are capable of hunting and eliminating these killers. On Monday, two terrorists were gunned down in Anantnag and Bandipora.

Opinion | Air India under Tatas will surely regain its lost

Opinion | Air India under Tatas will surely regain its lost glory

India | Oct 09, 2021, 02:00 PM IST

On an emotional note, Air India under the leadership of JRD Tata had, at one time, gained the reputation of being one of the most prestigious airlines in the world.

Opinion | How Kashmiris can foil the evil designs of

Opinion | How Kashmiris can foil the evil designs of terrorists and their Pakistani handlers

India | Oct 08, 2021, 02:15 PM IST

In the last five days, terrorists have gunned down seven innocent civilians, out of whom four were non-Muslims. There were two Kashmiri Pandits among them.

Opinion | How a brave Kashmiri Pandit daughter challenged

Opinion | How a brave Kashmiri Pandit daughter challenged those who shot her father in Srinagar

India | Oct 07, 2021, 02:41 PM IST

Bindroo was a well-known Kashmiri Pandit businessman who did not migrate from the Valley during the onset of militancy, during the Nineties, when lakhs of Kashmiri Pandits fled after threats from terror groups.

Opinion | Lakhimpur Kheri: Keep politics out, let the probe

Opinion | Lakhimpur Kheri: Keep politics out, let the probe begin

India | Oct 06, 2021, 02:10 PM IST

The FIR filed by Lakhimpur Kheri police clearly mentioned the minister’s son Ashish Mishra as the prime accused. He has been accused of ramming his vehicle into a crowd of farmers and firing from his pistol.

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Opinion | Lakhimpur clashes: Let peace prevail

India | Oct 05, 2021, 01:24 PM IST

The opposition has found an issue to corner Yogi Adityanath, because the death of so many people, including farmers, is, in itself, a sensitive issue.

Opinion | Why Supreme Court lashed out at farmer leaders

Opinion | Why Supreme Court lashed out at farmer leaders for obstructing highways

India | Oct 02, 2021, 02:43 PM IST

"Citizens have a right to move freely. Have you thought about their rights getting violated because of road blockades? Supreme Court lashed out at farmer leaders for blocking highways.