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  1. Mahasweta Devi: All you need to know about the voice of the oppressedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | DNA India

    A litterateur with the zeal of an activist, Mahasweta Devi used creative expression as a tool to fight for the rights of the indigenous people and marginalised sections. With the sincerity of an activist and the passion of a writer, the Bengali writer was the voice of the oppressed in her novels and short stories, which won her a number of awards including the Padma Vibhushan, Magsaysay, Sahitya Akademi and Jnanpith.

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  2. Mahasweta Devi - A voice of the oppressedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Kolkata : A litterateur with the zeal of an activist, Mahasweta Devi used creative expression as a tool to fight for the rights of the indigenous people and marginalised sections. With the sincerity of an activist and the passion of a writer, the Bengali writer was the voice of the oppressed in her novels and short stories, which won her a number of awards including the Padma Vibhushan, Magsaysay, Sahitya Akademi and Jnanpith.

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  3. India short of 500,000 police; why it matters -- and does notRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Nerve News

    India was short of more than half a million police officers on January 1, 2015, the last date for which nationwide data is available, the Lok Sabha was told on July 26, 2016. But our analysis of global police staffing patterns and murder rates in six countries suggests more police do not necessarily mean less crime.

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  4. Pollution niggle for GE plantRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Patna, July 27: GE's locomotive manufacturing unit in Bihar, which chief minister Nitish Kumar had asked officials to give special preference to, has been stuck for clearance from the Bihar State Pollution Control Board for more than two months - because the board does not have a chairman. The Indian Railways diesel locomotive manufacturing plant at Marhaura in Saran, around 75km northwest of Patna, for which the American corporate giant is investing Rs 750 crore, is waiting for a pollution clearance since May 10, sources in the board told The Telegraph today.

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  5. BiharRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    It's not just dal anymore; the entire vegetable basket is burning holes in pockets, prompting homemakers to squeeze their kitchen budget in the month of Shravan when many people avoid... RJD MLA Saroj Yadav lodged an FIR on Wednesday with Rajiv Nagar police station in Patna apprehending threat to his life from an extortionist.

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  6. Cop hunt for last-year topperRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    The special investigation team probing the topper scam on Wednesday procured a non-bailable arrest warrant against Aastha Srivastava, one of the five state toppers in the Intermediate science stream exam last year. Police investigations have revealed last year's exams were rigged as well; Aastha was a student of Vishun Roy College in Vaishali, epicentre of the scam.

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  7. In fact: Visa power, or journalists through a foreign policy prismRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    It is odd that no media bodies, journalists' associations, or even the Foreign Correspondents' Association have made a noise about the expulsion of the Chinese journalists. The denial of visa extensions to three Chinese journalists, Xinhua's New Delhi bureau chief Wu Qiang, and Tang Lu and She Yonggan of the organisation's Mumbai bureau, which means they must leave the country by July 31, in no way puts New Delhi in the same league as Beijing when it comes to the freedom of the press.

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  8. Maoists, Northeast insurgencies & Kashmir: conflicts that have plagued India for decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    NEW DELHI: India has been plagued with often deadly political disputes for decades: A decades-old confrontation between protesters and armed forces in Kashmir has claimed tens of thousands of lives. A festering conflict with Maoist rebels cuts a wide swath across many of the country's states.

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  9. Nitish Kumar to make aerial survey of flooded areas tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | India.com

    Patna, Jul 27: With many areas of Bihar inundated, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today held a review meeting with senior officials on the flood situation and relief work being carried out. After his return from New Delhi this evening, Kumar held a review meeting on flood situation with Chief Secretary Anjani Kumar Singh and other officials, an official statement said.

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  10. Lalu wants 80% quota for locals in Bihar govt jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times of India

    At a time when JD president and Bihar CM Nitish Kumar batting for reservation for Dalit in judiciary and private sector across the country, his 'Bade Bhai' and RJD boss Lalu Prasad wants a different sort of quota in all categories of government jobs in the state. RJD boss seeks to reserve at least 80% seats for locals, irrespective of caste, in all categories of government jobs.

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  11. Nearly half a million people affected by flood in BiharRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    Patna, July 27 : Nearly half a million people have been affected by the floods in eight districts of Bihar, officials said on Wednesday. According to unconfirmed reports, at least 10 persons, including women and children, have been killed in the floods.

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  12. A look at the conflicts that have plagued India for decadesRead the original story

    Yesterday | KDWN

    India has been plagued with often deadly political disputes for decades: A decades-old confrontation between protesters and armed forces in Kashmir has claimed tens of thousands of lives. A festering conflict with Maoist rebels cuts a wide swath across many of the country's states.

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  13. I'm not one to back out of a commitment: Arshad WarsiRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    Mumbai, July 27 : Actor Arshad Warsi has shot down rumours of leaving the promotions of forthcoming film "The Legend Of Michael Mishra" in the lurch. He says he is "not the kind of actor who backs out of his commitment".

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  14. Alert issued in Bihar following heavy rain in catchment areas of NepalRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    Patna , July 27 : An alert has been issued in East Champaran, West Champaran, Muzaffarpur and Vaishali districts of Bihar following heavy rain in catchment areas of Nepal. Four lakh cusecs of water have been discharged from Gandak barrage.

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  15. Flood alert issued in Bihar following heavy rain in catchment areas of NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Indian Express

    An alert has been issued in East Champaran, West Champaran, Muzaffarpur and Vaishali districts of Bihar following heavy rain in catchment areas of Nepal. Four lakh cusecs of water has been discharged from Gandak barrage.

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  16. APJ Abdul Kalam 1st death anniversary: Top 15 quotes recalling the message of - People's President'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | India.com

    New Delhi, July 27: Late President APJ Abdul Kalam passed away on this day, exactly a year back. His death left the entire country emotional, with people from a cross section of the society mourning his demise.

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  17. Bihar loses Rs 100cr DataWind-fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Telegraph

    Patna, July 26: Bihar has lost out on a Rs 100-crore investment proposal, and government officials were not even aware. DataWind, a multinational manufacturer of low-cost wireless devices such as tablets, has set up its second manufacturing unit in India in Hyderabad after Bihar gave "no concrete response" to the company's proposal for two years, a senior company official told The Telegraph today over email.

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  18. 'Untenable' tag on liquor billRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Telegraph

    Patna, July 26: Experts have called the state's stringent new excise bill - according to which adult family members of anyone found guilty of violating prohibition can face prison terms of up to 10 years for complicity - "legally untenable". The Telegraph spoke to a host of lawyers today about the bill, which the state cabinet okayed yesterday and which is expected to be tabled in the monsoon session of the state legislature that is scheduled to commence on Friday.

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  19. Nepal rain scare for GandakRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Telegraph

    The water resources department has issued a high alert and asked six districts - East Champaran, West Champaran, Gopalganj, Vaishali, Muzaffarpur and Saran - to prepare for any eventuality because of rising levels of the river Gandak in the next 48 hours. "The department's liaison officer in Kathmandu told us today of expected high discharge from the Gandak over the next 48 hours owing to rising water levels at two of its tributaries coming from Nepal," said Rajesh Kumar, engineer-in-chief cum additional commissioner, flood control.

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  20. Police hunt for imposter copRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Telegraph

    Government Railway Police have launched a search for a person masquerading as a senior police officer posted with the special task force , who has duped several officials. Several police station house officers have fallen into the man's trap.

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