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How the massive floods triggered a wave of action 20.1.2018 Hindu: Home
The devastating Chennai floods in 2015 that brought to the fore the negligence of waterbodies highlighted the need to create a dialogue on water in urban spaces through the ‘Embrace Our Rivers’ initi...
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CUK to push for PG medical college 19.1.2018 Hindu: Home
VC asks political party leaders to join delegation to Delhi
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Once they Fought Together for Telangana, Now KCR and Kondandaram to Become Political Opponents 19.1.2018 Top Politics News- News18.com
What could be the biggest political twist in Telangana politics, the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi may soon have a new political opponent in Telangana Joint Action Committee ahead of the 2019 assembly elections.
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Miruga Vidhushagam : Contemporary theme and haunting idioms 19.1.2018 Hindu: Madurai
S. Murugabhoopathy’s Miruga Vidhushagam is a comment on civil society that stands mute spectators to fellow brethren struggling for life in war ravaged countries
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Jammu and Kashmir govt 'forcefully defending' Article 35A in Supreme Court, says state's law minister 19.1.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
Jammu and Kashmir Minister for Law and Justice Abdul Haq reiterated that the government was "forcefully defending" in the SC Article 35A of the Constitution.
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Nagaland political parties geared up for poll 19.1.2018 The Assam Tribune
Nagaland political parties geared up for poll
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Revealed: RSS Draft Plan for Nagaland Accord 19.1.2018 The Wire

Jagdamba Mall, a known face of the RSS in the Northeast, who has also been instrumental in BJP’s electoral inroads into the region, said the Accord is his “personal effort” coming from his “study of the Naga issue for over 45 years”.

The post Revealed: RSS Draft Plan for Nagaland Accord appeared first on The Wire.

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Biren asks Rajnath not to overstep State Govt 19.1.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Biren asks Rajnath not to overstep State Govt
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Lack of proper infrastructures irk Jiribam locals 19.1.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Lack of proper infrastructures irk Jiribam locals
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J-K govt forcefully defending Article 35A in SC: Law Minister 19.1.2018 General News
Jammu and Kashmir Minister for Law and Justice Abdul Haq today reiterated that the government was "forcefully defending" in the Supreme Court Article 35A of the Constitution, which empowers the state legislature to define its 'permanent residents' and bestow on them special rights and privileges. Winding up the discussion on the Demand for Grants of law and allied departments in the Legislative Assembly, the minister said the department has hired the services of a battery of senior advocates of the country including Fali S Nariman, Shekhar Naphade, Rakesh Dwivedi and K V Viswanathan to vigorously pursue the case and other similar litigations and put across the state's position. A civil society group has challenged the constitutional provision in the Supreme Court on grounds of violating the right to equality of people from other states. The provision bars outsiders from owning properties in the state. While outlining the road map to fine-tune the justice system in the ..
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Towards solar-powered agriculture 19.1.2018 Hindu: Op-Ed
India must exploit the potential of this technology to help farmers meet irrigation needs
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Draft delimitation proposal published 19.1.2018 Hindu: Chennai
Claims and objections can be filed before 5.45 p.m. on January 29, says Corporation official
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0% GST for 29 handicraft products welcomed 18.1.2018 Hindu: Karnataka
Sangha to continue satyagraha seeking tax benefits for all handmade products
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N'land poll announced amidst demand for solution to Naga issue 18.1.2018 General News
The assembly poll in Nagaland was announced by the Election Commission today amidst the demand by tribal organisations and the civil society in the state for solution to the vexed Naga political issue before the election. Political parties in Nagaland today said they are fully geared up for the February 27 state assembly poll. Ruling Naga Peoples Front(NPF) secretary general K G Kenye said "We are fully geared up and we will field our candidates in almost all the seats". Asked to comment, he said We support early settlement of the Naga issue which is honourable and acceptable to all sections of the people. Nagaland PCC president K Therie said We are prepared to fight the elections and expressed hope that Congress will be able to form the next government in the state. On the demand for solution to the Naga political problem before holding polls, he said "The Centre is aware of it but since it is also aware that the solution of Naga issue is not possible before the ...
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N'land pol parties say they are fully geared up for poll 18.1.2018 General News
Political parties in Nagaland today said they are fully geared up for the February 27 state assembly poll which was announced by the Election Commission. Ruling Naga Peoples Front(NPF) secretary general K G Kenye said "We are fully geared up and we will field our candidates in almost all the seats". Asked to comment on the announcement of the assembly poll despite the demand by tribal organisations and the civil society in the state for a solution to the vexed Naga political issue first, he said We support early settlement of the Naga issue which is honourable and acceptable to all sections of the people. Nagaland PCC president K Therie said "We are prepared to fight the elections" and expressed hope that Congress will be able to form the next government in the state. On the demand for solution to the Naga political problem before holding election, he said "The Centre is aware of it but since it is also aware that the solution of Naga issue is not possible before the ...
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EC announces Assembly election dates for Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland; results on March 3 18.1.2018 Zee News : India National
The Election Commission of India has announced polling dates for Assembly elections in Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland.
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Aadhaar Isn’t Just About Privacy. There Are 30 Challenges the Govt Is Facing in Supreme Court 18.1.2018 The Wire

The number of cases against Aadhaar have bloated since 2012. As hearings begin again before the apex court, a look at what the cases are:

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With 9 mn lonely people, UK appoints minister for loneliness to find a fix 18.1.2018 Business Standard: News Now
The ministerial role was created in memory of Labour MP Jo Cox, who was murdered by a Right-wing fanatic in June 2016
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CM Vasundhara Raje paves way for people’s budget 18.1.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
In a bid to make the state budget more people-centric, the Rajasthan government plans to try and take suggestions of the public before formulating a policy.  In a pre-budget meeting, chief minister Vasundhara Raje deliberated with various stakeholders on the issue. So far, a whopping 2,000 online suggestions were received from the public.    “The government hopes that the budget of the state will fulfill expectations of the people and be pro-development. We have tried to ensure participation of all sections of the society in the budget process. A better budget can be prepared by looking into the ground realities along with suggestions from experts and representatives from different fields,” said Raje. She was addressing the first pre-budget meeting with representatives of voluntary organizations, civil societies and consumer forum at the CMO on Wednesday. Raje further stated that in the last four years, the state touched new heights of development through the budget. “Through these meetings, we get ...
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Britain appoints 'minister for loneliness' to tackle isolation 18.1.2018 General News
In a first, United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed a "minister for loneliness" in a bid to tackle social isolation.This comes after a report revealed that nine million people in the country suffered from loneliness.Tracey Crouch, whose official title is Minister for Sport and Civil Society, will take on the additional role, created in memory of Labour MP Jo Cox, who was murdered by a right-wing fanatic in June, 2016.According to CNN, the Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness was created as a response to the MP's own experience of isolation.Crouch said in a statement, "This is an issue that Jo cared passionately about and we will honor her memory by tackling it, helping the millions of people across the UK who suffer from loneliness."According to research, over 9 million people always or often feel lonely, around 200,000 older people have not engaged in a conversation with a friend or relative in over a month, and up to 85 per cent of young disabled adults - 18-34 year olds .
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