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Hindi, Board exam results, Education, Uttar Pradesh

No longer Hindi-medium – why 20 per cent UP board Class 10 students flunking Hindi is worrying

Vanishing marks are linked to the greater disappearance of literary Hindi, and its beautiful cultural treasures, from everyday life.

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RSS, Vedanta sterlite, Tuticorin protests, Rahul Gandhi

Blaming RSS for Tuticorin killings is a cheap shot by Rahul Gandhi

The Congress president must also answer — was he not thinking about electoral gains while training his guns at Nagpur for the incident.

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Students, Gross enrolment ratio, India Today, Best colleges

What India Today Best Colleges Survey reveals about the state of our higher education sector

Indians spend over Rs 12 lakh on coll­ege education, way above the per capita income of Rs 1.11 lakh.

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Kashmir crisis, Indian Army, Human Shield, Leetul gogoi

Why Major Leetul Gogoi, of human-shield notoriety, was detained from Srinagar hotel

Gogoi was allegedly trying to check in with a local Kashmiri girl, believed to be a minor.

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Board Exams, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Caste Discrimination, Madhya Pradesh

Guess who failed their board exam – Madhya Pradesh government scores low on caste

After stamping 'SC/ST' on job candidates' chests, state education board now lists Class 10,12 results with students' castes.

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Tamil Nadu, Vedanta sterlite, Vedanta group, Tuticorin protests

Chilling video shows how the state grossly overstepped by killing Tuticorin protesters

Protests, even terror strikes, in other nations are handled with sense and sensibility by the police. Why was that completely absent in Tuticorin's Sterlite agitation?

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Terror, Uighurs, National flags, China mosques

Why China has asked all mosques to raise national flag ‘to promote patriotism’

Such a decision coming in the thick of Ramzan assumes special significance for the Islamic minority, the Uighurs.

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Tamil Nadu, Environmental damage, Sterlite protests, Tuticorin protests

Vedanta Sterlite copper smelter must shut down: Citizens pen a hard-hitting letter

This is not the first time that Sterlite's pollution and the impunity it enjoys has been the cause of public anger in Tuticorin.

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Humans, Wildlife, Feral, Stray Dogs

Why incidents of dogs killing children and livestock are rising in India

The fact that they hunt does not mean the entire species needs to be demonised and clubbed to death in acts of revenge.

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Manmohan Singh, Narendra Modi, Petrol prices, Fuel price hike

Petrol and diesel prices rise may fuel Modi government's biggest heartburn yet

The government's refusal to provide any relief to the common man has invited sharp attack from the Opposition as well as the common man.