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Falling short 

JPC Bill gives much leeway to Govt. to exempt its agencies from data protection provisos

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Reversing follies in a haunted battleground

Institutionalised neutrality is a remedy that can stop Afghanistan from becoming a geopolitical pivot and a terror source

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Bihar’s rebid for glory is within the realm of possibility

The State’s fall from grace can be reversed if voter behaviour is shaped by development

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In order to address the multiple goals of fertilizer policy, India needs to work on four key areas

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Dynamism in India-U.S. ties

Interactions between Indian MPs and members of the U.S. Congress are significant and should be institutionalised

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‘Central funds to meet J&K people’s aspirations’

Favourable GST rates for Kashmir-based products, says FM

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President gives away Gallantry awards

Sapper Prakash Jadhav gets Kirti Chakra posthumously; Group Captain Abhinandan wins Vir Chakra

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Authoritarianism is on the rise, says report ‘Democratic decline in India worrying’ 

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JPC retains exemption clause, adopts personal data Bill

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Domestic workers’ survey kicks of

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China doesn’t seek hegemony, says Xi

At ASEAN meet, Philippines President Duterte condemns recent flare-up in the South China Sea 

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‘No change, it’s only green agriculture’

Gotabaya clears the air on farm policy

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Australia signs sub deal with U.S., U.K.

Exchange of ‘naval nuclear propulsion info’ formalised as part of AUKUS pact

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RBI announces draft scheme for PMC-USFB amalgamation
‘USFB set up with Rs. 1,100cr. capital, higher than mandated’