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    Opinion | Pulwama, Abhinandan secrets are out: Pakistan is scared of Modi

    India | Oct 30, 2020, 02:16 PM IST

    The secrets are out. Pakistani leader Ayaz Sadiq has revealed that his country fears Modi. Prime Minister Imran Khan and Army Chief Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa were worried that if they did not release Wing Commander Abhinandan, India would attack Pakistan.

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    Opinion | Bihar elections: Modi the game changer

    India | Oct 29, 2020, 01:08 PM IST

    Even as brisk voting was in progress for 71 assembly seats in Bihar on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his speeches at three rallies in Muzaffarpur, Patna and Darbhanga hit out at RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav.

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    Opinion | Nikita murder case: Killers must be given swift, exemplary punishment

    India | Oct 28, 2020, 02:17 PM IST

    The daylight murder of a girl in Ballabhgarh near Faridabad in Haryana has caused nationwide outrage after the 23-second CCTV footage of the shooting at point-blank range by the stalker named Tauseef was circulated on social media. 

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    Opinion | Free Covid vaccine: Much ado about nothing

    India | Oct 23, 2020, 01:56 PM IST

    The Centre has already indicated that the Covid vaccine would be available early next year, as the stage three trial data for Astra Zeneca candidate vaccine are expected to be ready for scrutiny by end of November or early December.

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    Opinion | Covid-19: Why Modi asked people not to be careless

    India | Oct 21, 2020, 12:33 PM IST

    In an impassionate appeal to people with folded hands, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked people not to be careless during the festive season, wear masks in public places and practice social distancing. 

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    Opinion | COVID pandemic: A dangerous cocktail of politics and devotion

    India | Oct 20, 2020, 01:34 PM IST

    On Monday, even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi was speaking about how India achieved one of the highest Covid recovery rates of 88 per cent and the nation was now witnessing a gradual decline in the number of daily fresh Covid cases, huge crowds were attending election rallies of political leaders in Bihar.

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    Opinion | How a DM in UP saved farmers from being fleeced by private traders

    India | Oct 15, 2020, 12:06 PM IST

    The farmers had complained to the DM that ‘dictatorial conditions’ were prevailing at the state procurement centres of Karmachari Kalyan Nigam (KKN), UP Co-operative Union (UPCU) and UP Cooperative Federation (PCF), where the officers-in-charge were refusing to procure paddy on the false pretext of excess moisture in paddy.

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    Opinion | If Kashi, Mathura temples can reopen, why not in Maharashtra?

    India | Oct 14, 2020, 01:36 PM IST

    Places of worship in Maharashtra have remained closed since the last week of March when the lockdown was enforced across the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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    Opinion | Farooq should withdraw his remark on seeking China’s help

    India | Oct 13, 2020, 12:52 PM IST

    Farooq Abdullah is currently a Member of Parliament from Srinagar and he has taken oath in the name of the Indian Constitution. On one hand, he accepts the supremacy of the Indian Parliament, which had unanimously passed a resolution to abrogate Article 370, and on the other hand, he is making statements challenging the Indian state and Parliament.

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    Ram Vilas Paswan: A mass leader

    India | Oct 09, 2020, 06:38 PM IST

    The death of Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has caused a big void in Bihar politics. Paswan passed away on Thursday evening in a Delhi hospital following a heart surgery that he underwent recently.

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    Opinion | Hathras case: Let the CBI and courts do their job

    India | Oct 06, 2020, 04:05 PM IST

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the UP government to come up with an affidavit stipulating a witness protection plan for the Hathras victim’s family and other witnesses in the gruesome gangrape-murder case.

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    Opinion | Hathras rape: Yogi must win the trust of victim’s family

    India | Oct 03, 2020, 01:26 PM IST

    The UP government on Saturday morning lifted the ban on the entry of media personnel inside the gang-rape victim’s village near Hathras. In view of Section 144 prohibitory orders in the village, not more than five mediapersons will be allowed to gather at a single place, the local SDM Prem Prakash Meena said.

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    Opinion | Yogi must ensure that Hathras rapists are hanged without any delay

    India | Sep 30, 2020, 01:18 PM IST

    The nation is outraged over the horrific gangrape and torture of a 19-year-old Dalit girl, who succumbed to injuries in Delhi’s Safdarjang Hospital on Tuesday. Along with millions of Indians, I am deeply perturbed over the brutal manner in which four youths gangraped the girl in a field.

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    Opinion | Centre must remove fears from the minds of farmers

    India | Sep 29, 2020, 02:54 PM IST

    Fake dramas are being enacted on the streets by some opposition parties in the guise of farmers’ protest against farm bills. On Monday, a tractor was set ablaze by Punjab Youth Congress workers in the high-security zone of Delhi’s Rajpath, near India Gate. 

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    Opinion | Sushant death mystery: CBI must come out clean about its probe

    India | Sep 26, 2020, 02:13 PM IST

    Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s family is now sceptical about any concrete progress made in the actor’s death mystery probe by the CBI. I had expressed this apprehension the day the Narcotics Control Bureau gave a complete 360-degree turn to the probe by diverting it towards the drugs angle. 

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    Opinion | COVID pandemic in Maharashtra is alarming

    India | Sep 25, 2020, 02:48 PM IST

    In my show ‘Aaj Ki Baat’ on Friday night, I showed a viral video of Om Prakash Shete, who used to be OSD to former Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, describing the plight of Covid-19 victims in the state. 

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    Opinion | China must act on what it has promised

    India | Sep 24, 2020, 01:37 PM IST

    In my show ‘Aaj Ki Baat’ on Wednesday night, for the first time, I showed ground visuals of our troops deployed near the Line of Actual Control in Arunachal Pradesh. Out of 3,488 kilometre long LAC between India and China, Arunachal Pradesh alone accounts for 1,080 kilometres. 

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    Opinion | China Feels The Heat

    India | Sep 23, 2020, 10:51 AM IST

    One positive sign that has emerged from the sixth round of Corps Commander level talks between India and China in Ladakh is that both sides have agreed not to send more troops to forward areas. 

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    Opinion | Modi’s three farm bills are definitely pro-farmer

    India | Sep 19, 2020, 02:26 PM IST

    Doubts and apprehensions are being created in the minds of farmers by vested interest groups and some political parties, mainly the Congress, over three farm bills passed by Parliament this week.

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    Opinion | Sushant death case: NCB dragnet may widen in film industry

    India | Sep 09, 2020, 01:08 PM IST

    Film actor Rhea Chakraborty was on Wednesday sent to Byculla jail for 14 days after a session court dismissed her bail petition in the drugs case. The actor, caught in the centre of controversy after Sushant Singh Rajput’s death, wept for a long time with her brother after the session judge rejected her bail petition.