The Biggest Stories Of October 23, 2019

The Biggest Stories Of October 23, 2019

The Biggest Stories Of October 23, 2019
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"PM Seems To Have More Faith In Corporate Sector Than I Do": Abhijit Banerjee On 'Off The Cuff'

"PM Seems To Have More Faith In Corporate Sector Than I Do": Abhijit Banerjee On 'Off The Cuff'

Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee spoke to journalist Shekhar Gupta on 'Off The Cuff' about the Indian economy, what is on the menu for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, what he thinks about Manmohan Singh and his JNU connect. He also revealed his polit...
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Maharashtra Villagers Claim Any Vote Cast Went in BJP's Favour

Maharashtra Villagers Claim Any Vote Cast Went in BJP's Favour

Voters in a Maharashtra village have alleged EVM malfunction during Lok Sabha bypoll on Monday, saying it resulted in votes cast for any candidate going to BJP's account, a claim denied by election officials. NCP legislator Shahshikant Shinde said...
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Confident Of Win, Maharashtra BJP Orders 5,000 Laddoos Ahead Of Counting

Confident Of Win, Maharashtra BJP Orders 5,000 Laddoos Ahead Of Counting

Confident of sweet victory in the just-concluded Maharashtra elections, the state BJP has already placed a mammoth order for 5,000 laddoos and numerous garlands ahead of vote counting on Thursday. News agency PTI said it has also erected a huge sc...
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Maharashtra Elections: Is BJP Preparing For Fadnavis 2.0?

Maharashtra Elections: Is BJP Preparing For Fadnavis 2.0?

With the exit polls giving a big thumbs up to the BJP in Maharashtra, is the party preparing for Devendra Fadnavis 2.0 government? Can the Shiv Sena and the NCP emerge as the regional stalwarts or will this be a one-sided election?
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Congress's DK Shivakumar Walks Out of Tihar Jail Hours After Getting Bail

Congress's DK Shivakumar Walks Out of Tihar Jail Hours After Getting Bail

Congress leader DK Shivakumar walked out of Tihar Jail on Wednesday evening, hours after being granted bail by the Delhi High Court on a Rs. 25-lakh bond. However, the politician -- who faces allegations of money laundering -- cannot leave the cou...
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"Champions Don't Finish Very Quickly": Sourav Ganguly On MS Dhoni

"Champions Don't Finish Very Quickly": Sourav Ganguly On MS Dhoni

MS Dhoni's future has been one of the most talked-about topics in Indian cricket, especially there has been little coming through since he took a break from cricket. Sourav Ganguly, who took charge as Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) p...
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Assam Wants Legislators, Parliamentarians Brought Under Two-Child Policy

Assam Wants Legislators, Parliamentarians Brought Under Two-Child Policy

The two-child policy the Assam government is implementing may also apply to politicians and legislators, state minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, the man behind the policy, has said. The policy, announced yesterday, bars government jobs for people with...
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"Phone Taps Only For Public Safety": High Court Ruling Reinforces Right To Privacy?

"Phone Taps Only For Public Safety": High Court Ruling Reinforces Right To Privacy?

We look at what some would say is a landmark ruling by the Bombay High Court, one where three orders to tap the phone of a Mumbai businessman were put aside and the investigators ordered to destroy those intercepts. Is this a major reinforcement o...
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Reality Check: The Haryana Outlier?

Reality Check: The Haryana Outlier?

Despite predictions of a clean sweep by the BJP, there may be twist in tale for the Manohar Lal Khattar government seeking a re-election in Haryana. An exit poll, released at the last minute, has stirred curiosity, suggesting the possibility of a ...
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Assam Wants Legislators, Parliamentarians To Be Brought Under Two-Child Policy

Assam Wants Legislators, Parliamentarians To Be Brought Under Two-Child Policy

Anyone with more than 2 children will be automatically disqualified from any government job in Assam from January 2021 onward. A policy that was drafted in 2017 is being implemented by the Sarbananda Sonowal-led BJP government in the state. Many s...
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MG Hector Production Milestone, Toyota EV, Honda Offers

MG Hector Production Milestone, Toyota EV, Honda Offers

The top automotive stories of the day – MG Hector crosses 10,000 production milestone. Toyota and Suzuki to work on EV for India. Honda offers on bikes
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Jailed Congress Leader DK Shivakumar Gets Bail In Money Laundering Case

Jailed Congress Leader DK Shivakumar Gets Bail In Money Laundering Case

DK Shivakumar, the Congress's troubleshooter in Karnataka, has been freed from Delhi's Tihar Jail on a Rs. 25 lakh bail bond. Mr Shivakumar, who faces allegations of money laundering running into crores of rupees, cannot leave the country, the Del...
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Xiaomi Redmi 8 Review- A Winner Or Yet Another Budget Phone?

Xiaomi Redmi 8 Review- A Winner Or Yet Another Budget Phone?

Xiaomi's Redmi 8 is another budget offering from the Chinese smartphone company in India. Is it a great smartphone for those on a tight budget or is it yet another affordable smartphone? Today, we'll tell you everything you should know. The Redmi ...
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MTNL, BSNL To Be Merged; Government Says Making Them Competitive

MTNL, BSNL To Be Merged; Government Says Making Them Competitive

In a bid to strengthen the debt-ridden state-run telecom operators MTNL and BSNL, the Cabinet on Wednesday gave an in-principle nod to a merger of the two entities. "The government is neither shutting nor divesting stake in MTNL and BSNL," Union M...
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40 Lakh Living In Unauthorised Colonies In Delhi To Get Ownership Rights

40 Lakh Living In Unauthorised Colonies In Delhi To Get Ownership Rights

Forty lakh people living in unauthorised colonies in Delhi will be given ownership rights, the government said today. "Ownership rights will be conferred to people who are living there, whether they are on private or government land," said Union M...
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Sponsored: Put Vision First Campaign - An Initiative To Improve Eye Care

Sponsored: Put Vision First Campaign - An Initiative To Improve Eye Care

India is trying to reduce the prevalence of blindness and achieve WHO's goal to lower cases of visual impairment by 25% by 2019. Both Essilor and Sightsavers are showing the way in how this can be achieved by something as simple as providing free ...
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"Corruption-Free, Same-For-All BCCI, Just As I Led India": Sourav Ganguly

"Corruption-Free, Same-For-All BCCI, Just As I Led India": Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly, after taking the charge as the president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), said Virat Kohli is the most important man in the Indian cricket, adding that he will speak with him and support in every possible manner...
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Plastic, Paper-Free Chocolate Packaging Tickle Taste Buds Ahead Of Diwali

Plastic, Paper-Free Chocolate Packaging Tickle Taste Buds Ahead Of Diwali

In a refreshing change a chocolate maker in Chennai has introduced plastic and paper free chocolate packaging. Called zero waste chocolate, the wrappers are made of biodegradable cocoa husk and cotton waste. Environmentalists welcome the initiative.
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"Kohli Most Important Man, Will Listen To Him": BCCI Chief Sourav Ganguly

"Kohli Most Important Man, Will Listen To Him": BCCI Chief Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly, after taking over the charge as the president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), said Virat Kohli is the most important man in the Indian cricket, adding that he will speak with him to support him in every possibl...
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Al Qaeda-Linked Terror Group "Wiped Out": Police After Kashmir Encounter

Al Qaeda-Linked Terror Group "Wiped Out": Police After Kashmir Encounter

A day after terrorist Zakir Musa's successor Abdul Hameed Lelhari was killed in Awantipora on Tuesday, Jammu and Kashmir Police chief Dilbag Singh today said the terror group Ansar Ghazwat-ul Hind (AGH) has been wiped out. "As of now, Ansar Ghazwa...
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Hindu Group Leader Kamlesh Tiwari Stabbed 15 Times, Shot In Face: Report

Hindu Group Leader Kamlesh Tiwari Stabbed 15 Times, Shot In Face: Report

Hindu Samaj Party leader Kamlesh Tiwari, murdered on Friday at his home in Lucknow, was stabbed 15 times and shot in the face, according to the postmortem report. Two deep stab wounds were found on his neck. A bullet was found on the back of Kamle...
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Vinod Rai Says Indian Cricket Could Not Have Been Better Over Last 3 Years

Vinod Rai Says Indian Cricket Could Not Have Been Better Over Last 3 Years

As Sourav Ganguly officially took charge as President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai said that cricket in India could not have been better in the l...
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Sonia Gandhi Meets DK Shivakumar In Tihar, Court To Decide On Bail Today

Sonia Gandhi Meets DK Shivakumar In Tihar, Court To Decide On Bail Today

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and her party colleague Ambika Soni went to Delhi's Tihar Jail this morning to meet with their party's leader from Karnataka, DK Shivakumar, who is in jail over allegations of money laundering.
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Sourav Ganguly, Former India Captain, Takes Over As BCCI President

Sourav Ganguly, Former India Captain, Takes Over As BCCI President

Sourav Ganguly, former India captain, took over as the president of Board of Control For Cricket In India (BCCI) on Wednesday. Jay Shah, son of Union Home Minister Amit Shah, began his tenure as the new secretary while Arun Dhumal takes office as ...
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From 2021, No Assam Government Jobs For Those With More Than 2 Children

From 2021, No Assam Government Jobs For Those With More Than 2 Children

The Assam Cabinet on Monday decided that from 2021, it will not give government jobs to people having more than two children. The decision was taken at a Cabinet meeting held late Monday evening that also adopted a New Land Policy, which will give...
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In Kathua Rape-Murder, Court Asks For Case Against Probe Team Members

In Kathua Rape-Murder, Court Asks For Case Against Probe Team Members

Four months after six people were convicted in the 2018 rape and murder of an eight-year-old nomadic girl in a village in Jammu's Kathua, a local court directed the police on Tuesday to file a FIR against six members of the Special Investigation ...
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2 Accused Of Hindu Group Leader Kamlesh Tiwari Murder's Arrested In Gujarat

2 Accused Of Hindu Group Leader Kamlesh Tiwari Murder's Arrested In Gujarat

Four days after the murder of Hindu Samaj Party leader Kamlesh Tiwari in Lucknow, the anti-terrorism squad of the Gujarat police arrested his two alleged killers on Tuesday from a location near the state's border with Rajasthan. This has taken the...
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The Biggest Stories Of October 22, 2019

The Biggest Stories Of October 22, 2019

The Biggest Stories Of October 22, 2019
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Meet "The Pamphlet Man" Who Is Fighting Hate On Delhi Streets

Meet "The Pamphlet Man" Who Is Fighting Hate On Delhi Streets

Tonight we have a special talk with someone who at 71 is spreading the message of peace. He's battling hate on the streets of Delhi and inspiring people all around. Meet former IIT professor VK Tripathi who is known as "The Pamphlet Man".
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Is This India's Best Ever Test Team?

Is This India's Best Ever Test Team?

India completed a 3-0 rout of South Africa in the Test series. The performance of this Virat Kohli led squad has been truly admirable over the last few years. Is this, in fact, the best test team that India has ever had?
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Privacy vs Security: New Social Media Guidelines In January

Privacy vs Security: New Social Media Guidelines In January

The Supreme Court decides to hear all cases on whether social media platforms like Facebook and apps like WhatsApp and Signal need to allow government agencies the right to monitor private communications. At hand is the need for the government to ...
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2 Accused Of Hindu Group Leader Kamlesh Tiwari Murder Arrested In Gujarat

2 Accused Of Hindu Group Leader Kamlesh Tiwari Murder Arrested In Gujarat

Four days after the murder of Hindu Samaj Party leader Kamlesh Tiwari in Lucknow, the anti-terrorism squad of the Gujarat police today arrested two of the accused from a location near the state border with Rajasthan. This has taken the total numbe...
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Privacy vs National Security On Internet; Centre To Draft Rules To Regulate Social Media

Privacy vs National Security On Internet; Centre To Draft Rules To Regulate Social Media

The government has told the Supreme Court that they will frame rules for social media companies as a balance needs to be struck between privacy and national security. We spoke to the common man and a cyber expert to find out how comfortable are we...
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No Rockets Or Bombs, Only These 2 Firecrackers Will Be Legal This Diwali

No Rockets Or Bombs, Only These 2 Firecrackers Will Be Legal This Diwali

Diwali is going to be quiet this year, with only two types of firecrackers declared legal by the Supreme Court. The green version of "anar" and "phuljhari" both happen to be silent. The rest, rockets, bombs and other noisy crackers are all banned,...
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Investors Lose Rs 53,000 Crore As Infosys Shares Sink Amid Row Over CEO

Investors Lose Rs 53,000 Crore As Infosys Shares Sink Amid Row Over CEO

Infosys shares nosedived nearly 17 per cent on Tuesday in their worst single-day drop in over six years, wiping out investors' wealth worth nearly Rs. 53,000 crore. The dive in Infosys shares came a day after India's second largest IT services com...
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Central Probe Agency Arrests Gangster Iqbal Mirchi's Alleged Aide

Central Probe Agency Arrests Gangster Iqbal Mirchi's Alleged Aide

The Enforcement Directorate or ED has arrested Humayun Merchant, stated to be an aide of late gangster Iqbal Mirchi, in connection with a money laundering case, officials said today. They said Humayun Merchant was arrested in Mumbai under the prov...
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National Crime Data: Political Cover Up?

National Crime Data: Political Cover Up?

The national crime data for 2017 is out and there are no crimes listed under mob attacks, lynchings or murder for religious reasons. An ex-official working with NCRB further revealed that the all data regarding farm suicides were tabled to the hom...
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"No Whisper Of Evidence...": On P Chidambaram, Top Court Rejects CBI Logic

"No Whisper Of Evidence...": On P Chidambaram, Top Court Rejects CBI Logic

P Chidambaram was granted bail today in the INX Media corruption case by the Supreme Court, which ruled that there is no possibility of the former Union Minister absconding and "no whisper" of any evidence that he tried to influence even one witne...
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"Reduce Centre's Equity": Abhijit Banerjee's Solution To Banking Crisis

"Reduce Centre's Equity": Abhijit Banerjee's Solution To Banking Crisis

Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee said today that the government's equity in public sector banks should be reduced to below 50 per cent in order to end fear psychosis among bankers.
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"Not In Confrontation With Centre": Facebook Lawyer Mukul Rohatgi To NDTV

"Not In Confrontation With Centre": Facebook Lawyer Mukul Rohatgi To NDTV

"Not In Confrontation With Centre": Facebook Lawyer Mukul Rohatgi To NDTV
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Benelli Imperiale 400, Renault Subcompact SUV, Two-Wheeler Exports

Benelli Imperiale 400, Renault Subcompact SUV, Two-Wheeler Exports

The top automotive stories of the day – Benelli has launched the Imperale 400 in India. Renault will launch a subcompact SUV. Two-wheeler exports grow in India
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Arnold Schwarzenegger And Linda Hamilton On Terminator: Dark Fate

Arnold Schwarzenegger And Linda Hamilton On Terminator: Dark Fate

Terminator is all set to return to the big screen with the new film Terminator: Dark Fate. NDTV's Rohit Khilnani spoke to its stars Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton. The duo spoke about what they remember from the very first Terminator fil...
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Congress MP's Wife Apologises For "Fate Like Rape" Post Amid Outrage

Congress MP's Wife Apologises For "Fate Like Rape" Post Amid Outrage

A Congress MP's wife in Kerala has provoked waves of anger with a social media post comparing "fate" with rape. Anna Linda Eden, a media professional who had actively campaigned for her husband Hibi Eden in the national election, has apologized an...
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Rules To Regulate Social Media By January 15: Centre To Supreme Court

Rules To Regulate Social Media By January 15: Centre To Supreme Court

New rules to regulate hate speech, fake news, defamatory posts and anti-national activities on social media will be finalised by January 15, the government told the Supreme Court today. The top court also transferred all cases pending at the Madra...
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The All-New Bajaj Chetak Electric Scooter

The All-New Bajaj Chetak Electric Scooter

A close look at the all-new Bajaj Chetak, the first electric scooter from Bajaj Auto Limited. Deliveries of the electric Chetak will begin from January 2020.
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Kartarpur Pact Between India, Pak Unlikely To Be Signed Tomorrow: Sources

Kartarpur Pact Between India, Pak Unlikely To Be Signed Tomorrow: Sources

India is unlikely to sign an agreement on the Kartarpur corridor with Pakistan tomorrow, government sources have said. They did not provide a definite date for inking such a pact either, saying that the neighbouring country was yet to provide a co...
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"Haven't Abandoned You": "Kalki Bhagwan" To Followers After Tax Raids

"Haven't Abandoned You": "Kalki Bhagwan" To Followers After Tax Raids

Self-styled godman "Kalki Bhagwan", whose ashrams were raided by Income Tax authorities last week, has released a video to reassure his followers, but has not commented on the huge amount of unaccounted cash and jewellery found during the raids. T...
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