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Padma Awards announced: Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj, George Fernandes awarded Padma Vibhushan posthumously

The President has approved 141 awards this year which includes 7 Padma Vibhushan, 16 Padma Bhushan and 118 Padma Shri Awards

Sushma Swaraj’s husband Swaraj Kaushal narrates a story of how a proofreader in Times of India changed India’s political landscape

This is how George Fernandes, a small town boy from Mangalore, rose to power and changed the political landscape of India.

OpIndia Evening Dispatch: Tuesday, 29th January 2019

Selected stories of the day for your evening reading.

Rahul Gandhi’s ‘Rafale scam’: A repeat of the fake ‘coffin scam’ that Congress used to hound Vajpayee and George Fernandes

Although the Congress party badly wants the ‘Rafale scam’ to become the Bofors scam for BJP, it is actually a repeat of ‘Coffin scam’.

A personal loss for me: Says Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on demise of George Fernandes, announces 2-day state mourning

Bihar government announces two-day mourning following the demise of leader George Fernandes.

George Fernandes: The Socialist who refused to make the Faustian bargain with Gandhis

George Fernandes was a principled socialist leader who became active in Mumbai local politics in the 1960s

A sordid tale of Emergency: The illegal detention and torture of George Fernandes’ brother

As tributes flow in, Congress seems to have forgotten how they treated George Fernandes during the Emergency, when he was alive

Goodbye, George Fernandes

I am no socialist, but yes I am capable of looking beyond that to appreciate a man with sincerely held beliefs. And a working moral compass.

George Fernandes: From the teenaged boy who wanted to be a priest to one of India’s tallest leaders

Today morning, George Fernandes breathed his last following a prolonged illness.

Charges by Lt Gen (Retd.) Zameeruddin Shah on delayed Army deployment during 2002 riots don’t hold water

Lt. Gen. Zameeruddin Shah has claimed that state government delayed transportation for Army troops during 2002 riots

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NBSA summons Zee News editor Sudhir Chaudhary for “divisive” report on the different types of Jihad, says it targets the Muslim community

NBSA asked Zee News Editor-in-chief Sudhir Chaudhary to appear for a hearing on November 26 via video conferencing

Former PM of Malaysia goes from talking about women’s ‘secret place’ to inciting genocide for insulting Islam in single tweet thread: Read details

Mahathir Mohamad justified the attacks on French people by Islamist terrorist saying that mere boycott could not compensate the wrongs of France.

AajTak, Zee News and others apologise after NBSA pulls up the channels for spreading fake news on Sushant Singh Rajput’s death

AajTak, Zee News and India TV air apology for its insensitive and sensationalised reporting of actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s death

India objects to Saudi Arabia over distorted map of India on new 20 Riyal banknote, asks to take urgent corrective steps

India registered objection over a distorted map showing Jammu and Kashmir separated from India in newly released 20 Riyal banknote

While Uddhav Thackeray govt stalled a development project to ‘save Aarey’, Shiv Sena-led BMC has now been fined for letting untreated sewage into the...

NGT has slapped Shiv Sena-led Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) a fine Rs 34 crore for letting untreated sewage into water

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