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Junior Doctors in West Bengal call off week-long strike after amicable meeting with CM Mamata Banerjee

After meeting with CM Mamata Banerjee, junior doctors in West Bengal have announced that they are ending the strike

West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee’s fiefdom crumbling as first doctors now teachers take to streets against state authorities

Trouble seems to be mounting for West Bengal Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee, as first the state doctors and now the state teachers, have taken to the streets to protest against the authoritarianism under Mamata Banerjee's regime.

Allegations of ‘Savarna Brahmin conspiracy’ and ‘Coup attempt’ against protesting doctors is an indictment of Democracy itself

The Bengal Health Crisis is into its seventh day. After antagonizing the medical fraternity with her threats, Mamata Banerjee will finally be meeting with representatives of various medical institutions at 3.00 p.m. on Monday.

Supreme Court to hear plea for safety, security of doctors at government hospitals on June 18

West Bengal doctors crisis began as a small protest which gradually took a nationwide dimension with doctors from all across the country raising voices of dissent against the WB government.

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After barring NDTV from accessing capital markets, SEBI imposes penalty of Rs 12 lakh for non-disclosure of information

In yet another setback for controversial media group NDTV, SEBI has imposed a penalty of Rs. 12 lakh on New Delhi Television Ltd (NDTV) for failing to make timely disclosures to the stock exchanges.

India Today uses image of Babri mosque demolition to represent the 2005 Ayodhya terror attack committed by Islamic terrorists

India Today tries to give 'Hindu terror' angle to Ayodhya terror attack by Jihadis using a picture of Babri demolition

After threatening Jesus to choose between her and Rakhi Sawant, Tanushree Dutta questions Modi’s ‘Ram Rajya’

The Mumbai police have recently filed a B Summary report, giving a clean chit to Bollywood actor Nana Patekar, in connection with actor Tanushree Dutta sexual harassment case

Here is what you missed when the India-Pakistan match was on

News you may have missed due to the India-Pakistan match yesterday

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Even as Indian liberals and peaceniks hail ‘peaceful’ Pakistanis, abuse pours in against Sania Mirza post world cup defeat

After motormouths like Veena Malik dragged Sania Mirza into an unwarranted controversy, it was time for other eminent intellectuals of Pakistan to share their blame on Sania Mirza.

Twitter diplomacy: Imran Khan made a thread on India-Pak world cup match but zero tweets by PM Modi

Cricket has always been part of ‘track 2 diplomacy’ so off-field events can’t be ignored.

India refuses to be mediocre and docile, if that is ‘cold hearted’ for this Guardian writer, so be it

Some people, who have clearly run out of issues to find faults, have come up with a brilliant demonstration of what Hindi Twitter knows as 'Naraaz Fufa'.

Priyanka blaming ordinary Congress workers for defeat is the lowest point for Congress and for Nehru-Gandhis

Passing the buck downwards won’t work any more. Because those at the bottom will leave in droves.

Bengal doctors crisis: A state which has pulled out of Ayushman Bharat, the poor are the worst affected of Mamata’s apathy

Further escalation of the crisis will be detrimental to the interests of the patient community at large.

Unforgettable and controversial moments of India-Pak World Cup Cricket matches

India has been the daddy of Pakistan in previous six ODI World Cup encounters, so it's not surprising that ICC chose 'Father's Day' for this much awaited World Cup clash between India and Pakistan

I am a single parent, and I have superpowers

In India, or maybe everywhere else too, single parents are taboo. Single mothers even more so, because, our society, however classy, and advanced it might pretend to have become, still hasn't adjusted to the idea of a woman existing without being validated by a man.

Mamata didi, we upheld our Hippocratic oath during trying times, you failed the allegiance you swore to the Constitution

The Bengal Health Crisis has escalated to immense proportions. With Doctors across the state submitting their resignations, Mamata Banerjee has a severe crisis on her hands.

Government & Policy

Government of India restores ration in kind for defence forces posted in peace areas

The government had earlier put an end to the ration-in-kind for security personnel posted in peace areas on the recommendation of the Seventh Central Pay Commission with effect from July 1, 2017.

Former CEC TS Krishnamurthy says ‘one nation, one election’ is possible but requires constitutional amendments

Krishnamurthy said that provision relating to no-confidence motion and related issues are some hindrances in the way of implementation of the idea.
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Video and statistics highlights from England v Afghanistan match

A crushing victory for England against the minnows at The Old Trafford pushed them to number one in the points table.

Rapper Hard Kaur goes mental on social media: Blames RSS Chief for terror attacks, calls Yogi ‘OrangeRapeMan’

Taran Kaur Dhillon, more popularly known by her stage name Hard Kaur, appears to have fallen over the edge.

Tendulkar in 2003 or Rohit in 2019, who played it better?

Where were you when Tendulkar smashed a six off Shoaib Akhtar in the World Cup 2003?

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