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Explained – The political crisis over crop procurement in Chhattisgarh and why paddy procurement has been stopped in the state

As mandis in Chhattisgarh overflow due to bonus announced by govt, both Congress and BJP blaming each other

Does Twitter own Signal? Well, No. Here is all you need to know

Rumours suggested that Signal is owned by Twitter which turned out to be misinformation

World Hindi Day and how it is different from ‘Hindi Diwas’

Since 1975, the World Hindi Conference has been organised in several countries over the years including Mauritius, USA and the UK

WhatsApp vs Signal vs Telegram: Here’s how they fare against each other amidst concerns of privacy after WhatsApp’s latest policy update

The popularity of messaging apps Signal and Telegram soared after WhatsApp updated its policy raising concerns about data privacy

Was Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla’s daughter selected for civil services without appearing for the exam? A fact-check

Anjali Birla is selected in the reserve list, which is prepared along with the main list from the civil services exam conducted by UPSC

Govt of India removes the word ‘Halal’ from its Red Meat Manual: Here is what it means

In a welcome move, the government of India removed the word 'Halal' from its Red Meat Manual issued by APEDA

Chhattisgarh CM writes to PM, demands procurement of Paddy above limit: Read exclusive details about how he is wrong

Under the MOU with states on crop procurement, if states declare bonus above MSP, central pool procurement will be limited

Why France’s hooligans burn cars on New Year’s eve: A look back at a bizarre tradition of arson

While the world welcomed the New Years with muted celebrations, amidst the Coronavirus outbreak, France witnessed chaos and car burning