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Delhi-NCR schools to remain closed as air continues to be 'severe'

A western disturbance as a cyclonic circulation over Afghanistan and neighbouring areas is likely to affect the northern hills.

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Society

Supreme Court to pronounce Sabarimala verdict today

Upholding the review pleas would be seen as substantiating the controversial ban, and the rallies calling to protect it spearheaded by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) since last year.

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Society

Delhi Pollution likely to enter Emergency Zone today

Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data shows that at 6.40am, the average air quality index (AQI) of Delhi reached 457.

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Society

UP Police arrest 77 people since Ayodhya Verdict

Action has been taken against 8,275 posts including 4,563 posts on Sunday.

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Politics

President Kovind accepts Arvind Sawant's resignation

Sawant's resignation has been accepted on advice of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, according to the spokesperson.

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Society

Why women should have rights of citizenship

The Marquis de Condorcet (1743-94) was a mathematician, prominent intellectual, and politician during the French Revolution. He, like so many other revolutionaries, became a victim of Jacobin repression, being guillotined in March 1794. He was among the pioneers who advocated equal rights for women, including the one to vote. Following are excerpts from his major work, On the Admission of Women to the Rights of Citizenship:

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Sports

Sourav begins his second innings as BCCI chief

The former captain’s administrative experience at the Cricket Association of Bengal will stand him in good stead

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Business & Economy

It’s time to reform, not to score political points

With the economy facing a slowdown, the government has taken some good steps

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Politics

Why Gandhi was great

The Mahatma shielded India from the quixotic passions and ferocious enthusiasms of the twentieth century

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World

Human trafficking claims 39 Chinese lives

Chinese nationals were found dead in a truck near London, but Beijing persists with its hypocrisy

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Business & Economy

Farm credit should be targeted better

Farm credit policy should be revisited and waivers must be discontinued, says an academic paper

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Business & Economy

Equality of opportunity must for prosperity

Discrimination against any section of society also hurts its own well being as the talented from the victimized cannot contribute to the economy

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