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Last updated: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 8:56:03 PM

Election Commission must move towards simultaneous polls (Column: Active Voice)
This is the 100th article of the series and calls for a special issue to be discussed that has a huge bearing on India and its competitiveness and productivity in the coming years: Productivity in the conduct of elections.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 10:22:04 AM

Cloudy Tuesday morning in Delhi, rains bring respite
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) It was a cloudy Tuesday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 23.1 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season's average, as rains bring respite for denizens the previous day, the weather office said.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 10:20:05 AM

Negative global cues drag equity markets lower
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Negative global cues, along with a weak rupee, dragged the Indian equity markets lower on Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 9:46:05 AM

Delhi's princely palaces come alive in invaluable contribution to posterity (Book Review)
Book: Princely Palaces in New Delhi; Author: Sumanta K. Bhowmick; Publisher: Niyogi Books; Price: Rs.2,500; Pages: 263 (Profusely illustrated)

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 8:52:05 AM

Two militants killed in Srinagar operation
Srinagar, May 24 (IANS) Two militants were gunned down here in a late night operation by the security forces, hours after three policemen were killed in two shoot and run attacks within the city.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 7:30:06 AM

Two dead in Kolkata balcony, bus shelter collapse
Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) Two people died and another was injured as a balcony and a bus shelter gave way in the city on Monday following heavy rains, police said.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 12:08:03 AM

BJP demands apology from Kejriwal for 'insulting' Goans
Panaji, May 24 (IANS) The BJP's Goa unit on Monday demanded that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal should apologisefor reportedly saying that the western state is known for sex, drugs and casinos.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 12:06:03 AM

Public debt falls to Rs.55.73 lakh crore at fiscal-end
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) India's public debt declined marginally to Rs.55.73 lakh crore at the end of the last fiscal in March, registering a fall over the previous quarter of 0.04 percent, an official statement said on Monday.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 12:00:04 AM

Ola welcomes Delhi's premium bus initiative
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Expressing its willingness to work with the government in providing world class transport solution, private cab operator Ola on Monday welcomed the efforts of the Delhi government to launching the app-based Premium Bus Services.

Monday, May 23, 2016 11:56:03 PM

Akhilesh holds up fleet, allows ambulance to pass
Lucknow, May 23 (IANS) UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday broke security norms and overruled his security personnel to stop his cavalcade to allow an ambulance to pass and reach a medical facility.

Monday, May 23, 2016 11:54:04 PM

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