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29 September, 2021

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Believe It Or Not - In Odisha’s Public Health Centres, Pharmacists Fill In For Doctors!

Believe It Or Not - In Odisha’s Public Health Centres, Pharmacists Fill In For Doctors!

29 September, 2021 Sandeep Sahu

Pharmacists have been prescribing medicines because more than 1,300 of the 8,729 sanctioned doctors’ posts in the state are vacant.


BJP’s Jammu Conundrum: Traders Protest Against ‘Outsiders’ Running Away With Business Like East India Company

Jammu traders, who supported central government’s abrogation of Article 370, feel betrayed as Reliance opens retail stores.

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22 September, 2021

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Mysore Temple Demolition Puts Karnataka BJP Government In A Fix

Hindu groups target Basavaraj Bommai government over implementation of Supreme Court order to raze illegal buildings.

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22 September, 2021

Song Sung Blue: Why Babul Supriyo Came Out Of Retirement To Join Mamata’s Trinamool

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

Singer-turned-politician Babul Supriyo further dents BJP in West Bengal after the humbling assembly polls loss.


22 September, 2021

Is Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur Next In Line To Face The Axe?

Ashwani Sharma

Union minister Anurag Thakur’s frequent visits to home state fuel speculations about possible change of guard before assembly polls next year.


15 September, 2021

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15 September, 2021

Rained Out And Dried Out In Odisha

Sandeep Sahu

Odisha’s farming takes a hit under a spell of extreme weather as drought and heavy rain keep farmers away from their fields


15 September, 2021

A Patel Over Rupani: A Safer Bet in Gujarat?

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

Jain to Patidar. Was caste a decisive factor in the BJP’s choice for CM during the recent change of guard in Gujarat?


15 September, 2021

Cattle Bone Slur On Idli, Dosa Batter

Ajay Sukumaran

Packaged food firm reports cybercrime police over allegations of using animal products in its readymix ingredients


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08 September, 2021

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08 September, 2021

Suicide? Murder? Accident? A Corpse…And A Forest Of Theories

Sandeep Sahu

How did Soumya Ranjan Mohapatra, a young forest officer in Odisha’s Paralakhemundi, end up with 90 per cent burns? Hints of marital discord—and denials—fly in the air with the ashes.


08 September, 2021

Shiva And Allah Share A Sugarcane In Muzaffarnagar

Jayanta Bhattacharya

Why did Rakesh Tikait revive his father’s secular slogan? Because reversing the effects of the 2013 riots on western UP’s politics is key to forging a united farmers’ front.


01 September, 2021

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01 September, 2021

Angry Farmers Sow The Whirlwind In Stormy Uttar Pradesh

Lola Nayar

Muzaffarnagar, Sep 5, is the new dateline of protest. A mahapanchayat, with participants from across states, will be the start of a campaign that’s going rural in UP.


01 September, 2021

Horror At ­Chamundi Hill

Ajay Sukumaran

Mysore is jolted by two violent crimes in quick succession: a shooting at a jewellery store that killed one, and the gang-rape of a college student.


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01 September, 2021

Odisha’s Narco Problem: Sugar Goes Brown In Balasore

Sandeep Sahu

Marijuana may be local, but drug cartels are now using women and children, even BTech students, to ship in harder drugs from Bengal. The ‘Hunt for White Spider’ is on.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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