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  1. The nasbandi yearsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Mydigitalfc.com

    Sanjay Gandhi's forced sterilisation drive remains etched in history as the most potent symbol of the excesses unleashed during the Emergency When former prime minister Indira Gandhi announced general elections in January 1977 after nearly two years of internal Emergency, the most potent symbol of the authoritarian months was the subject of forced sterilisation or what became notorious as nasbandi. Obviously, the all powerful prime minister had not been briefed by her advisers about its devastating impact on the common populace.

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  2. BJP, Congress engage in slugfest over IC-814 hijackingRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Nerve News

    The BJP and the Congress on Friday engaged in a political slugfest over former RAW chief A.S. Dulat's claims that IC-814 hijacking case of 1999 was mishandled. While the Congress sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's apology over the goof-up by the then NDA government in the case, as claimed by Dulat, the Bhartiya Janata Party retorted that all decisions at that time were taken at the highest level.

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  3. Only one in 10 rural India homes has fridge: surveyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    A tricycle rickshaw and Indian pedestrians pass by the Ghantewala sweet shop in Chandni Chowk in the old quarters of New Delhi on July 3, 2015. AFP PHOTO/PRAKASH SINGH NEW DELHI: The main breadwinner in three-quarters of households in rural India makes less than $80 a month while barely one in 10 homes has a refrigerator, a survey showed Friday.

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  4. .com | 1 400 India school teachers resign in fake degree probeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | News24

    Some 1 400 primary school teachers have quit in an eastern Indian state in recent months amid an ongoing investigation into fake qualifications, an education official said on Friday. More resignations are likely before the end of an amnesty period that allows teachers in Bihar to quit to avoid legal action for falsifying their degrees, state education department principal secretary R K Mahajan said.

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  5. Why education does not interest child workersRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, July 3 A study by a rights group shows that 8,044 children are estimated to be working in the garment industry in eight wards of the National Capital Territory of Delhi. Of these, 87 percent were working in household units and 13 percent at addas .

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  6. IC-814 hijack: BJP hits back at Congress criticismRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    The BJP on Friday hit back at the Congress' criticism of its handling of the 1999 IC-814 hijack crisis, and said the decision to release terrorist was taken at the "highest level". "On Kandahar, consultations were held at the highest level by senior leaders of National Democratic Alliance," Bharatiya Janaata Party spokesperson M.J. Akbar told reporters here.

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  7. 1,400 India school teachers resign in fake degree probeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Indian schoolchildren crowd around a radio as they listen to a broadcast by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivering his Teachers' Day speech at a primary municipal school at Bakshi Kala Daraganj in Allahabad. AFP PHOTO/Sanjay Kanojia PATNA, India: Some 1,400 primary school teachers have quit in an eastern Indian state in recent months amid an ongoing investigation into fake qualifications, an education official said Friday.

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  8. Cambodia's protest delays Ramayan temple work in BiharRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Cambodia's protest over the design of 'Virat Ramayan Mandir' in Bihar - touted as the world's largest Hindu temple - put a spanner in the launch of its construction, leaving lakhs of devotees across the state and outside disappointed. The Cambodian government protested in June that the temple - proposed to be built at Janki Nagar near Kesaria in East Champaran district, about 150 km from Patna - was a "replica" of world famous 12th century Angkor Wat temple complex in Cambodia.

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  9. Dubious degree stench forces 1,400 Indian teachers to quitRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Standard

    Some 1,400 primary school teachers have quit in an eastern Indian state in recent months amid an ongoing investigation into fake qualifications, an education official said. More resignations are likely before the end of an amnesty period that allows teachers in Bihar to quit to avoid legal action for falsifying their degrees, state education department principal secretary R.K Mahajan said.

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  10. IC-814 hijack: Decision taken with 'consensus' of all parties, says BJPRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday said that the main concern of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee-led government during the 1999 IC-814 hijack incident was to secure the lives of the Indians in the plane, adding that any decision taken at that point of time had the consensus of all the political parties. "As far as 1999 Kandahar plane hijack was concerned, two things have to be kept in mind.

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  11. Three youths killed by lightning in Bihar, four seriously injuredRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Patna: At least three youths were killed and four seriously injured on Thursday when they were struck by lightning in Bihar's Katihar district, police said.

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  12. India saves its cows, starves Bangladesh of beefRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Times of India

    DHAKA: Some 30,000 Indian soldiers guarding the border with Bangladesh have a new mandate under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government this year - stop cattle from crossing illegally into the Muslim-majority neighbour. Roughly every other night, troops armed with bamboo sticks and ropes wade through jute and paddy fields and swim across ponds to chase ageing bovines, and smugglers, headed for markets in Bangladesh.

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  13. We, Lalu ji and I, climbed up the pile of wood and jumped'Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    An external emergency was in place since the time of the 1971 war. During the 1974 JP movement, many were arrested under the Defence of India Rules and the Maintenance of Internal Security Act, but there was mass support for the movement.

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  14. BiharRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    A doctor of Patna Medical College and Hospital allegedly picked the "wrong'un" and plastered the right leg instead of the left of a middle-aged woman, leaving her in excruciating pain. A total of 1,400 primary teachers have resigned from service in Bihar fearing government action over possessing fake education degrees, a senior officer of the education... Kaun Banega Crorepati Season V jackpot winner Sushil Kumar may become the state icon for the Assembly elections scheduled for the end of year.

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  15. Vajpayee called Gujarat riots a 'mistake': ex-RAW chief DulatRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Rediff.com

    In an interview to Karan Thapar on his India Today TV programme telecast on Thursday night, Dulat briefly mentioned about his last meeting with the former prime minister during which the BJP stalwart reflected about the 2002 Gujarat riots. Dulat, who headed the external spy agency Research and Analysis Wing till 2000 before he was appointed as Special Advisor in Vajpayee's PMO on Kashmir issue, said Vajpayee always believed that the post-Godhra riots in 2002 was a "mistake" and that the grief was "clearly visible" on his face.

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  16. Nitish takes durbar to people's homesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Patna, July 2: For years, he opened his durbar for janata on Mondays. Today, the people reciprocated by keeping their doors ajar for Nitish Kumar.

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  17. Direct interact platform answer to energy woesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Bihar State Power Holding Company Limited chairman-cum-managing director Pratyaya Amrit during a meeting with officials of distribution companies in Patna on Thursday. Picture by Deepak Kumar In a first-of-its-kind initiative, the company has launched an interactive programme with its consumers.

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  18. Ouch! Pay more for mess facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Freshers taking admission into Chankaya National Law University this academic session must be ready to cough up more money as the institute administration has decided to hike mess charges. The law cradle, which would commence its new academic session from July 6, has decided to increase its monthly mess charges by Rs 3,000 to Rs 21,000.

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  19. Whisper of PM visit enthuses partyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Patna, July 2: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to visit Bihar this month and announce a few sops, apparently with an eye on Assembly elections later this year. BJP sources said the Prime Minister was likely to inaugurate the ambitious Sonepur to Digha rail-cum-road bridge, which connects South and North Bihar.

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  20. Heritage series book tribute to Musahar movementRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    A memorial in Patna depicting seven martyrs who died in a police firing ordered by then Patna collector WG Archer. The firing had taken place on Agugust 11, 1942.

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