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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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Second Pinjra Tod activist Devangana Kalita booked under UAPA in the Delhi riots case

Pinjra Tod activist and JNU student Devangana Kalita booked under UAPA for Delhi riots, she is under judicial custody after her arrest

Hackers take down website of Maneka Gandhi’s NGO after she blamed people of Malappuram district for the death of pregnant elephant

The hackers put a message on the web page saying that Maneka Gandhi used the matter of elephant's death for dirty politics.

Former Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh apologizes for casteist remark against Yuzvendra Chahal

Yuvraj Singh took to Twitter and expressed regret for the comment which was made during a conversation with Rohit Sharma.

Darbhanga, Bihar: Massive explosion in one Nazir’s house, locals suspect bombs and not firecrackers responsible for blast

Local residents in Darbhanga claimed that the explosion took place at Nazir's house while making bombs and not due to fire crackers.

Markaz management deliberately disregarded police instructions to send back its members, central govt tells SC

Markaz management did not inform about the Tablighi Jamaat gathering to authorities, centre tells SC in affidavit

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Times of India journalist Samina Shaikh tries to shame Hindus over the killing of pregnant elephant in Kerala

In Hinduism, Lord Ganesha has the head of an elephant and elephants are also considered holy.

Woman ‘protestor’ poops on an overturned police car in middle of riots in America. Watch the video (or maybe not)

A woman was seen defecating on a damaged police car in USA, an act video recorded and photographed by onlookers

GoAir fires trainee officer Asif Khan after screenshots of his Hinduphobic comment went viral on social media

GoAir has terminated the employment of one Asif Khan after his anti-Hindu offensive comments on social media went viral.

“Your mother was Hindu, how can we trust you?” Read shocking revelations by the niece of Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Nawazuddin Siddiqui and his family refused to believe the niece's allegations stating that they cannot trust the daughter of a Hindu.

One suspect arrested in Kerala pregnant elephant death case, autopsy report reveals she could not eat for two weeks after cracker explosion in mouth

The forest department in Kerala has arrested one suspect in the case of death of a pregnant wild elephant in Kerala

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