Record rice, wheat output likely  despite flood, Pak locust attack

Record rice, wheat output likely despite flood, Pak locust attack

Wednesday, 19 February 2020 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

Despite flood in 15 States and loss of crops due to locust attack in Rajasthan, Punjab and Gujarat, record output in rice and wheat is likely, pushing up the foodgrains production in the country to an all-time high of around 291.95 million tonnes (MT) in the current year. According to the...

Anti-CAA agitators scuffle with cops

Anti-CAA agitators scuffle with cops

Tuesday, 11 February 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Several students and residents of Jamia Nagar on Monday scuffled with Delhi Police personnel near Holy Family Hospital after they were stopped from carrying on their anti-CAA march towards Parliament. Police said the protesters did not have permission to march towards Parliament. Amid heavy deployment of security personnel in and around...

They flashed, groped us  at Gargi fest: DU students

They flashed, groped us at Gargi fest: DU students

Monday, 10 February 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Received no complaint, say police, Gargi principal In a shocking incident, a number of students of Delhi University’s Gargi College alleged that a group of men barged into their campus and molested, manhandled and sexually assaulted them during the third day of their annual college fest. A second year student of Political...

Woman priest takes Periyar’s self-respect wedding a step ahead

Woman priest takes Periyar’s self-respect wedding a step ahead

Sunday, 09 February 2020 | Kumar Chellappan | CHENNAI

Tamil Nadu played host to a silent social revolution on Friday which scholars rate as more revolutionary in nature than the self-respect marriages of the 1950s. If the self-respect marriages, launched by EV Ramasamy Naicker (Periyar) hailing from the Mysore Province, were a message against the monopoly of the Brahmins in...

Kejriwal, Tiwari on temple hopping a day before polls

Kejriwal, Tiwari on temple hopping a day before polls

Saturday, 08 February 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

After 3 weeks of intense campaigning for the high-voltage Delhi Assembly elections ended on Thursday, AAP  national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and BJP’s Delhi unit president Manoj Tiwari paid obeisance at famous temples in the national Capital to seek blessing for a favourable outcome. Kejriwal, along with his...

Freebies give AAP an edge over spirited BJP

Freebies give AAP an edge over spirited BJP

Friday, 07 February 2020 | Sapna Singh | NEW DELHI

The Delhi Assembly election campaign which started as a three-corner fight among the incumbent AAP, the BJP and the Congress has now narrowed down to a direct fight between the AAP and the BJP with the Congress appearing to have given up hope with its low-key canvassing for the February...

Only a few launches take shine off Auto Expo

Only a few launches take shine off Auto Expo

Thursday, 06 February 2020 | Kushan Mitra | Greater Noida

The 15th Auto Expo was kicked off by the country’s largest carmaker Maruti-Suzuki as it historically has been, early in the morning. But the eight o’clock start on a cold Wednesday morning at the India Expo Mart in Greater Noida could not take away from the fact that this Auto...

A smaller Expo this time

A smaller Expo this time

Wednesday, 05 February 2020 | Kushan Mitra | New Delhi

Biennial celebration is smaller than it has been for a long time and just got hit by the coronavirus outbreak as well With the 15th Auto Expo set to open at the India Exposition Mart in Greater Noida on Wednesday, with the first of two media days, the Indian automotive industry...

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