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Floating cars in Pink City! Heavy rains lash Jaipur, several areas waterlogged

INDIA

Floating cars in Pink City! Heavy rains lash Jaipur, several areas waterlogged

Several parts of the city were waterlogged and scores of vehicles were stranded on roads after the city received excessive rainfall for almost three hours.

Coronavirus updates: In a silver lining, former COVID-19 hotspots now show improvement

INDIA

Coronavirus updates: In a silver lining, former COVID-19 hotspots now show improvement

Delhi's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said this turnaround in the national capital is being "discussed and lauded across India and abroad"

In-Depth | The magician, the rebel and the revolt: How the Rajasthan political crisis played out, and what comes next

POLITICS

In-Depth | The magician, the rebel and the revolt: How the Rajasthan political crisis played out, and what comes next

The power tussle between Pilot and Gehlot has been on for a long time, but it became increasingly visible before the 2018 Assembly polls, and continued after Congress clenched a victory

Monsoon session looming, Maharashtra legislature increases attendance of staff to 50%

INDIA

Monsoon session looming, Maharashtra legislature increases attendance of staff to 50%

Sources, however, said that the increase in staff strength at a time when COVID-19 cases in the state are rapidly rising is a risky move.

Who is Syed Ali Shah Geelani, and why is his resignation from Hurriyat Conference significant?

INDIA

Who is Syed Ali Shah Geelani, and why is his resignation from Hurriyat Conference significant?

Geelani has been known to be one of the most prominent separatist leaders in the Valley

Even as Dharavi, Worli show signs of improvement, emerging hotspots a worry for Mumbai

INDIA

Even as Dharavi, Worli show signs of improvement, emerging hotspots a worry for Mumbai

According to BMC data, over 5,000 buildings remain sealed in the city.

Coronavirus pandemic | How Dharavi, Asia's largest slum, went from COVID-19 hotspot to potential success story

INDIA

Coronavirus pandemic | How Dharavi, Asia's largest slum, went from COVID-19 hotspot to potential success story

The fight, officials stress, is not over, but there certainly seems to be improvement

In-Depth | This is America: The murder of George Floyd and how it sparked debate on racial identity in the US, again

WORLD

In-Depth | This is America: The murder of George Floyd and how it sparked debate on racial identity in the US, again

George Floyd's death in police custody has sparked nation-wide protests, with questions being raised on racial justice and identity in American society

Coronavirus pandemic | Mumbai Police's social media directives spark row, BJP claims 'gag order' in Maharashtra

POLITICS

Coronavirus pandemic | Mumbai Police's social media directives spark row, BJP claims 'gag order' in Maharashtra

A leader from the ruling MVA in Maharashtra said this is simply the BJP's "tactic to continue their efforts in trying to trouble the government"

Coronavirus pandemic | As COVID-19 cases rise, iconic spots turn into quarantine facilities in Mumbai

INDIA

Coronavirus pandemic | As COVID-19 cases rise, iconic spots turn into quarantine facilities in Mumbai

With over 1,185 cases reported in Mumbai on May 18, the total number of coronavirus cases in the city reached over 21,000. The financial capital has registered 757 virus-related deaths

Explained | What is 'One Nation, One Ration Card' scheme? Here's all you need to know

INDIA

Explained | What is 'One Nation, One Ration Card' scheme? Here's all you need to know

The announcement was made by FM Sitharaman in her second address describing the contours of the Centre's stimulus measures.

In Depth | Pandemic, people and power — how the coronavirus crisis is reshaping strongman politics across the world

WORLD

In Depth | Pandemic, people and power — how the coronavirus crisis is reshaping strongman politics across the world

In these circumstances, governments across the world, especially those governed by autocrats, have a clear advantage— and some of them have been able to work on it during the time of the pandemic

In Depth | Trace, test, seal, repeat: As cases rise, here's how India is dealing with coronavirus hotspots

INDIA

In Depth | Trace, test, seal, repeat: As cases rise, here's how India is dealing with coronavirus hotspots

Most of these cases in India have cropped up in what the government has tended to call hotspots, or places— entire districts, cities, wards or even lanes— which have reported a large number of affected patients

In Depth | Delhi violence: Lives lost, homes burnt, shops looted — but the politics goes on

POLITICS

In Depth | Delhi violence: Lives lost, homes burnt, shops looted — but the politics goes on

Locals could be heard on television telling reporters that the rioters came from outside, and many of the families belonging to either Hindu or Muslim communities were given shelter and protected by others

Know Your Leader | Delhi Election: Atishi — the driving force behind AAP's education reforms

POLITICS

Know Your Leader | Delhi Election: Atishi — the driving force behind AAP's education reforms

A graduate of St. Stephen's College and armed with a Master's degree in history, Atishi was the advisor to Delhi's education minister Manish Sisodia

Delhi Election: Why has BJP been out of power for 23 years in the Capital?

POLITICS

Delhi Election: Why has BJP been out of power for 23 years in the Capital?

This time around, some analysts have said Shaheen Bagh and the overall CAA-NRC stir have given an advantage to the BJP, at least in maintaining and increasing its core support base

Delhi Election: How BJP's alliance dynamics tell a story beyond polls for the Capital

POLITICS

Delhi Election: How BJP's alliance dynamics tell a story beyond polls for the Capital

The SAD and the JDU, BJP's alliance partners in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), play an crucial role in Delhi, but the influence of these alliances goes beyond national capital

Going beyond Indo-China war, Jairam Ramesh's book makes case for VK Krishna Menon's 'chequered brilliance'

POLITICS

Going beyond Indo-China war, Jairam Ramesh's book makes case for VK Krishna Menon's 'chequered brilliance'

This is a long, ambitious book that, apart from covering VK Krishna Menon's major life events, also delves into looking at the man who must have lived with a burden

Delhi Election | Subhash Chopra: The veteran Congressman and old guard loyalist facing an uphill task

POLITICS

Delhi Election | Subhash Chopra: The veteran Congressman and old guard loyalist facing an uphill task

Chopra is a three-time legislator from Kalkaji, and has also served as Delhi assembly Speaker

Delhi election | Do protests matter? Delhi immediate test for BJP, AAP after CAA, NRC stir

POLITICS

Delhi election | Do protests matter? Delhi immediate test for BJP, AAP after CAA, NRC stir

A month before the polls, internal surveys painted a rosy picture for AAP, with the BJP losing "even its core base". However, within a month, things have changed

In Depth | Coronavirus: The spread, the danger, the symptoms — and the social cost

WORLD

In Depth | Coronavirus: The spread, the danger, the symptoms — and the social cost

As the World Health Organisation declares coronavirus a 'global health emergency', here's what we know about the disease so far, and what can be done to protect against it

BMC schools to start teaching ICSE, CBSE Boards; 'huge win' for education system, says Aaditya Thackeray

INDIA

BMC schools to start teaching ICSE, CBSE Boards; 'huge win' for education system, says Aaditya Thackeray

"This is also an alternative to the private schools with ICSE and CBSE boards, which are charging hefty fees," Shiv Sena leader Sainath Durge said

In Depth | 'Strongmen' of international politics who will define 2020, and the decade thereafter

WORLD

In Depth | 'Strongmen' of international politics who will define 2020, and the decade thereafter

2019 was the year of change— for better or for worse — in the politics of a number of nations

Maharashtra cabinet expansion: Ajit Pawar included, Prithviraj Chavan excluded — Here's all the hits and misses

POLITICS

Maharashtra cabinet expansion: Ajit Pawar included, Prithviraj Chavan excluded — Here's all the hits and misses

Leaders and legislators particularly from the Congress and Shiv Sena, sources said, are feeling slighted for various reasons

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