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  1. Rajya Sabha members seek greater autonomy for states
  2. Bill to amend Arms Act tabled in Lok Sabha
  3. Trump visits Afghanistan, says US – taliban talks back on track
  4. India Japan to engage in 2+2 dialogue today
  5. GDP growth plunges to 4.5%, lowest since 2012
  6. Government needs to recognise real fiscal deficit, put more cash in people’s hand, says economist
  7. A different downturn
  8. Climate Meet: Agenda and Beyond
  9. Gotabaya in Delhi, to meet Modi today
  10. China threatens to retaliate after US passes Hong Kong law
  11. Nod for defence purchase worth Rs. 22,800 crore
  12. India’s food basket must be enlarged
  13. Widening Gap
  14. Should life convicts be denied remission?
  15. T-bill yield drops below repo rate for first time in two years
  16. A code for Resolution
  17. SPG bill passed amid opposition walkout in Loksabha
  18. Caught in the Act: on Transgenders persons Act
  19. Gubernatorial restructuring
  20. A blow to disclosure norms
  21. India’s Cartosat – 3 plus 13 nano satellites put into Orbit
  22. Stubble burning is not the only culprit
  23. More Bang for the buck: on why ISRO should go commercial
  24. Govt. extends 15th finance panel term
  25. Bank loans under Mudra Kishore jump 107% in six months
  26. A bleak warning
  27. Capacity-building programme for Afghan diplomats begins
  28. Anaemia among men a major public health problem
  29. The extra mile: on Kartarpur corridor
  30. Committee to draft new water policy
  31. Industrial production contracts 4.3% in September, lowest in 8 years
  32. Casting the Net wide: on Kerala’s plan for free Internet roll-out
  33. India’s cancer care facilities highly inadequate, says parliamentary panel
  34. Progress on childhood pneumonia, diarrhoea falling short, finds global study
  35. BRICS Bond Fund likely on agenda
  36. President’s rule should be based only on ‘objective material’, said Supreme Court in Bommai case
  37. BRICS strategic partnership for global stability, shared security and innovative growth
  38. The Western Ghats still home to a rainbow of butterflies
  39. C-295 transport plane clears cost negotiations
  40. Centre wants States to ditch APMC for e-NAM
  41. Government unveils draft e-commerce rules
  42. The problem with re-basing GDP estimates
  43. Supreme Court upholds Speaker’s disqualification of 17 Karnataka MLAs
  44. Supreme Court opens CJI office to RTI
  45. Amended Finance Act: Supreme Court strikes down rules on tribunal postings
  46. Narrowing options in Jammu and Kashmir
  47. Disqualified, yet qualified: On Karnataka rebel MLAs
  48. Climate change is already damaging health of children, says Lancet report
  49. Gloom deepens: On shrinking industrial output
  50. Terrorism has caused $1 trillion loss to world economy, says PM Modi
  51. India is home to 77 million diabetics, second highest in the world
  52. Sabarimala case: Larger Supreme Court bench to decide role of courts in religion
  53. Open, all the same: On CJI office and RTI Act
  54. Will the Kartarpur Corridor survive India-Pakistan hostilities?
  55. Back from the brink
  56. Supreme Court dismisses pleas to review Rafale ruling, raps Rahul Gandhi
  57. Five-in-one: On BRICS summit
  58. Treating education as a public good
  59. Centre drops plan to bring in changes to Forest Act of 1927
  60. NDRF to train unit to save heritage structures
  61. Groping in the dark on the economy
  62. Terrorism has caused $1 trillion loss to world economy, says PM Modi
  63. India is home to 77 million diabetics, second highest in the world
  64. Sabarimala case: Larger Supreme Court bench to decide role of courts in religion
  65. Open, all the same: On CJI office and RTI Act
  66. Will the Kartarpur Corridor survive India-Pakistan hostilities?
  67. Back from the brink
  68. Supreme Court dismisses pleas to review Rafale ruling, raps Rahul Gandhi
  69. Gotabaya wins in presidential poll
  70. The false allure of English medium schooling
  71. SC discusses ‘voluntary code of conduct’ for Cabinet Ministers
  72. Rajya Sabha’s momentus days can now be cherished for ever
  73. The fountain head of India’s economic malaise
  74. No more waiver, Bhutan to levy charges on Indian tourists
    Bhutan 
  75. A disconcerting verdict 
  76. Gram Sabha to have power to ban liquor
  77. Maternity scheme reaches only one-third of beneficiaries
  78. Towards a Colombo reset 
  79. Brics on the Ball?
  80. Equal representation to all states in RS sought
  81. A precedent: on SC ruling in Essar steel
  82. Supreme Court’s judgment on Friday in the matter of Essar Steel’s bankruptcy
  83. The politics of number 
  84. Deposit Insurance 
  85. Understanding Space Internet 
  86. Network for intel agencies to share info will go live next year
  87. Gotabaya to visit Delhi on Nov 29: Jaishankar
  88. ‘53 road crashes, 17 deaths per hour in 2018’; Annual Government Report
  89. Iran on the boil: on nationwide protests
  90. A greater ease of living 
  91. Defection and Dissent
  92. Electoral bonds: CEC objected to 1% vote share norm 
  93. Reset Code 
  94. Skill Study: Over next 5 years, just 1 in 5 entrants to labour force a women
  95. Why Delhi air is cleaner 
  96. Rebalancing Counterterrorism
  97. Centre plans NRC exercise all over the country: Amit Shah
  98. The myths around free trade agreements
  99. Senseless: On nationwide NRC
  100. Why we must listen to JNU
  101. US Ready to sell naval guns for $1billion
  102. In variance with official growth story
  103. Cabinet nod for Industrial Relations Code Bill
  104. RBI supersedes DHFL board on payment defaults, governance concerns
  105. A cut above
  106. Disinvestment kicks in: Stake sale in major PSUs announced:
  107. Why are birds dying at Sambhar?
  108. India asks Colombo to boost reconciliation  
  109. Should we do away with subsidies for higher education? 
  110. Not So Fast
  111. In our own words 
  112. Avian botulism reason for bird deaths  
  113. Expedient Exit: on PSU disinvestment
  114. Labour Code Bill decoded
  115. On global cybercrime, India votes in favour of Russian led resolution
  116. Government dusts off Emergency era provision on basic duties
  117. Age 18 -21 male cant be punished for marrying woman above age of 18, says SC
  118. Opacity around electoral bonds
  119. No light at the end of Brexit deadlock
  120. Centre looks to conclude peace talks with 23 Kuki, Zumi group
  121. India’s reluctance to join RCEP understandable
  122. GDP slump will hit 5 trillion dollars target, warns NITI Ayog
  123. The absence of compassion
  124. NSSO survey debunks swachh bharat ODF claims
  125. What SC said on Governor’s role in the earlier ruling
  126. Midnight Coup: on Maharashtra Government formation
  127. An ill-advised proposal: merging Assam rifles with ITBP
  128. Give farmers their due credit
  129. In rural Karnataka – AI answers complaints in Kannada
  130. Mo Bus 
  131. The broken promise of decent and fair wages
  132. No cheers for Jagan
  133. Russia returns to Indian Ocean
  134. Speaker and unruly MPs : What house rules say
  135. India’s enduring document of governance
  136. Helping 10 years old to read by 2030
  137. Sri Lanka won’t do anything to threaten India’s security, says Gotabaya
  138. A line runs through it
  139. In SC’s order on floor test, mention of several sordid episodes elsewhere
  140. The many faces of Pak. Punjab’s militancy
  141. The misadventure of a new citizenship regime 
  142. Rebuilding the credibility
  143. On current course, global temperatures to increase 3.2 degrees by 2030 : UN
  144. Reserve Banks flags rising bad assets from Mudra loans
  145. New Delhi announces $450million to colombo
  146. Rajya Sabha members seek greater autonomy for states
  147. Bill to amend Arms Act tabled in Lok Sabha
  148. Trump visits Afghanistan, says US – taliban talks back on track
  149. India Japan to engage in 2+2 dialogue today
  150. GDP growth plunges to 4.5%, lowest since 2012
  151. Government needs to recognise real fiscal deficit, put more cash in people’s hand, says economist
  152. A different downturn
  153. Climate Meet: Agenda and Beyond
  154. After RCEP reticence, need for reform recalibration
  155. A reward for ‘egregious’ violations
  156. Centre gets responses to draft Social Security code
  157. Maternal deaths on the decline: report
  158. Study moots lowering the age of consent
  159. Indian economy facing challenges, says Sitharaman
  160. IAF to sign contract this fiscal to procure 83 LCAs
  161. A judge cannot be suspected of bias: Mishra
  162. India, Pak. sign Kartarpur pact
  163. India climbs 14 notches in ease of doing business ranking
  164. Good report card: On ease of doing business
  165. Air quality dips to ‘very poor’ mark with fall in wind speed
  166. 2 out of 3 wild poliovirus strains have been eradicated, says WHO
  167. Activists cry foul as govt. notifies RTI rules
  168. India’s big foreign policy shake-up
  169. A delayed imperative: On BSNL-MTNL merger
  170. Credit growth gets festive boost
  171. Cutting risk: On India’s anti-polio drive
  172. CSIR offers free mapping of Indian genomes
  173. Govt. signals shift in stand, allows EU MPs to visit Srinagar
  174. Second round of Smart Cities, AMRUT may roll out in 2020
  175. ‘Unintended pregnancy endangers mother, child’
  176. India, Saudi to form strategic council
  177. Supercyclone ‘Kyarr’ moves away from Indian coast
  178. In 10 days, CJI has to deliver 5 verdicts
  179. When Nobel winner went behind the camera
  180. Settling the Ayodhya case once and for all
  181. The power of ordinary people
  182. The many gaps in NCRB data
  183. Vaping is injurious to health
  184. India, Saudi Arabia to sign Strategic Partnership Council pact
  185. Members of European Parliament begin J&K visit
  186. Legal pluralism in personal law
  187. The new gold standard in development economics?
  188. 36 million Indians face flood risk: study
  189. Ahead of summit, Indian stand on RCEP unclear
  190. Jammu and Kashmir ceases to be a State
  191. Visiting Kashmir: On MEP team visit
  192. Internationalising the Kashmir issue
  193. Farmers hit by sharp decline in pepper prices
  194. ‘Nirvik scheme may give fillip to export credit’
  195. WhatsApp sues Israeli company NSO for providing tech to hack WhatsApp users with just 1 video call
  196. Free trade over fair trade
  197. Museum on PMs likely to be ready by March 2021
  198. Lok Sabha endorses Centre’s decisions on Kashmir
  199. Ahead of Jaishankar’s Beijing visit, India tells China to avoid commenting on Ladakh
  200. ‘Raising time limit for abortion under study’
  201. Article 370: Petition filed in Supreme Court against Centre’s notification on J&K
  202. Kashmir has been cut to the quick
  203. The new facts on the ground for Kashmir
  204. The hard realities of India’s fast-track courts
  205. Consumer Protection Bill gets RS green light
  206. 6% of the world’s languages are spoken in India
  207. Pakistan expels Indian envoy, suspends bilateral trade
  208. Home Ministry pulls out original instrument of accession to support Article 370 move
  209. Rajya Sabha clears Bill for more judges in Supreme Court
  210. India signs UNISA; experts call for local laws supporting treaty
  211. Blackout: On Kashmir lockdown
  212. The fragility of India’s federalism
  213. Centre unveils plan for coastal zone management
  214. ISRO’s mini launcher SSLV is unborn but has 2 flights booked
  215. RBI lowers repo rate by 35 basis points to 5.40%
  216. RBI’s Goldilocks cut: On repo rate cut
  217. The big picture on tigers
  218. Capacity-building programme for Afghan diplomats begins
  219. Anaemia among men a major public health problem
  220. The extra mile: on Kartarpur corridor
  221. Committee to draft new water policy
  222. Industrial production contracts 4.3% in September, lowest in 8 years
  223. Casting the Net wide: on Kerala’s plan for free Internet roll-out
  224. New Delhi announces $450million to colombo
  225. Rajya Sabha members seek greater autonomy for states
  226. Bill to amend Arms Act tabled in Lok Sabha
  227. Trump visits Afghanistan, says US – taliban talks back on track
  228. India Japan to engage in 2+2 dialogue today
  229. GDP growth plunges to 4.5%, lowest since 2012
  230. Government needs to recognise real fiscal deficit, put more cash in people’s hand, says economist
  231. A different downturn
  232. Climate Meet: Agenda and Beyond
  233. Gotabaya in Delhi, to meet Modi today
  234. China threatens to retaliate after US passes Hong Kong law
  235. Nod for defence purchase worth Rs. 22,800 crore
  236. India’s food basket must be enlarged
  237. Widening Gap
  238. Should life convicts be denied remission?
  239. T-bill yield drops below repo rate for first time in two years
  240. A code for Resolution