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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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Hotel guests stand on the roof of Lemon Tree hotel, as the hotel gets flooded with the waters from an overflowing Kosi River in Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand state. More than 20 people have died and many are...

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Muslims pelt stones at policemen during clashes following an Eid-e-Milad un Nabi procession, in Jabalpur.

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Migrant workers arriving from J&K wait at a railway station to board a train for their native places, in Amritsar. Many of migrant workers are leaving the Kashmir Valley after a series of attacks on them.

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This Election Season In UP, Lakhimpur Kheri Is The New Political Battlefield

The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.

Profile

The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.

Vikas Pathak
The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

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Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.

Naseer Ganai
Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Opinion

An Unfolding Dalit Movement In Tamil Nadu Has Escaped Nation’s Attention

Poet and activist Meena Kandasamy visits ground zero of the grassroots movement down South to understand the caste divide in the state.

Oct 25, 2021 Meena Kandasamy

India’s Archaic And Draconian Drug Laws Do More Harm Than Good

Our government must follow examples of other countries with liberal views on personal use of drugs.

Oct 25, 2021 Ronny Sen

India Needs A Caste Census To Know Where The Marginalised Stand In The Development Index

The aim of a caste census is not to know the numerical strength of a caste. Rather, it would reveal social inequalities for possible remedial measures.

Oct 25, 2021 Thallapelli Praveen

Mofussil Reporters Play A Crucial Role In The News Cycle But Do You Know Any Of Them?

The death of journalist Raman Kashyap at Lakhimpur Kheri throws into sharp relief the condition of local reporters incessantly feeding ‘breaking news’ to the ever-demanding maw of the national media from India’s hinterland.

Oct 25, 2021 Umesh Kumar Ray