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Story Posted on 29-05-2020


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The Migrant Mess: Why it happened and how to fix it

India Today Editor-in-Chief talks about how the social and economic marginalisation of the migrant worker is cause for serious concern, in the June 8, 2020 edition of the India Today Magazine.


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One year since Modi 2.0, BJP looks at years ahead

The party met its promises on Article 370, Ram Temple, Triple Talaq among others. It is set to tackle the challenges thrown by the coronavirus.


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Covid-19 and Amphan: Why Bengal needs proper policy and strict implementation

In the political map of India right now, West Bengal has a special significance given that the state is led by Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee, one of the most vocal critics of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP government.


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Punjab Farmers, Rice cultivation, Direct seeded rice, Punjabwatercrisis

How Covid-19 is helping water-stressed Punjab change its agricultural practices

With the non-availability of labour, farmers shifted to Direct Seeded Rice (DSR), that saves about 20 per cent of water used for agriculture.


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DailyOh! Did Trump mean Modi was in Big Mood, not bad; to Naveen Patnaik doing a Modi act

Twitter has deleted a tweet from the US President. But before that, Twitter deleted the tweets of another President.


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How Covid-19 has brought new rules in Indian filmmaking

The recent guidelines issued by the Producers Guild of India (PGI) indicate that post lockdown, filmmaking is going to be harder than ever before.


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When lockdowns become counter-productive

India’s challenge as the fourth lockdown winds down on May 31 will be to pursue a revival of economic activity without setting off infection spikes in red zones.


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Engelbert Humperdinck: How a shy Madras boy became pop heart-throb

This month, Engelbert turned 84. But his music has transcended time and generations and his voice continues to reach out to people – serving to transport and inspire, to embrace and to provoke emotions.


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Dear Dhoni, I am a huge fan. But I want you to go now

We will remain your fans forever, Dhoni. We are used to seeing you finish with a bang, and can't bear to see you walk out with a whimper.