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ASER education report 2022, largest citizen-led rural survey, released

Ajay Piramal, chairman of the Piramal Group and Pratham Education Foundation, on January 18 released the 17th Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) 2022...

Foreign newspapers use adjectives like ‘Hindu nationalist’ government for us: Indian Foreign Minister

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday (28) reprimanded foreign newspapers for reserving adjectives like “Hindu nationalist” for the Indian government. “If you read foreign...

India expects more clashes with Chinese troops in Himalayas -document

A security assessment by Indian police in the Himalayan region of Ladakh says there could be more clashes between Indian and Chinese troops along...

India police charge 10 with homicide over bridge collapse that killed 135

Police in India on Friday (27) charged 10 people with homicide in connection with the collapse of a colonial-era footbridge last year that killed...

‘I’m getting threat calls…,’ India’s former Defence Minister’s son quits Congress over BBC documentary

Congress leader Anil K Antony, the son of former Defence Minister A K Anthony on Wednesday (25) announced his resignation from the party, a...

Defiant Indian students to hold more screenings of BBC documentary on Modi

Indian students said they would show again a BBC documentary about Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the government has dismissed as propaganda after a...

BBC defends Modi documentary as ‘rigorously researched’

The BBC on Friday (20) defended its controversial series on prime minister Narendra Modi as a “rigorously researched” documentary that sought to highlight important issues, a...

India: 9-year-old daughter of Gujarat diamond merchant embraces monkhood

A nine-year-old daughter of a wealthy diamond merchant embraced monkhood in Gujarat on Wednesday, renouncing material comforts. Devanshi, the eldest of the two daughters of...

Pramukh Swami Maharaj centenary: More than 12m pay tributes during month-long celebrations

His Holiness (HH) Pramukh Swami Maharaj (1921-2016), the fifth spiritual successor of Bhagwan Swaminarayan, was on Sunday (15) given a grand devotional tribute in...

Exposure of highway stretch in Uttarakhand state to landslides likely to increase: Study

Scientists have found that vulnerability of the highway stretch in Uttarakhand between Joshimath and Rishikesh to landslides is likely to increase, owing to continued...