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Maharashtra Mahabharat : Devendra Phadnavis Announces his Resignation as Chief Minister

MUMBAI(TIP):  The beleaguered Devendra Fadnavis announced at a press conference here on November 26 that he will submit his resignation to the Governor. Fadnavis in his statement said that the people of Maharashtra had given […]

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Renowned cartoonist Sudhir Dar dies at 87 following cardiac arrest

NEW DELHI(TIP): Renowned cartoonist Sudhir Dar, whose works graced several newspapers in a career spanning 58 years, died on Tuesday, November 26 morning after suffering a cardiac arrest, his family said. He was 87. Sudhir […]

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Maharashtra Mahabharat: Supreme Court Orders Floor Test on November 27

Sena, NCP, Congress hail apex court order; BJP says will prove majority Ajit Pawar resigns as deputy chief minister Developing story I.S. Saluja NEW DELHI / MUMBAI(TIP): The high drama over government formation in Maharashtra […]

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IOC USA Remembers Jawaharlal Nehru on his 129th Birth Anniversary

‘My Gods are Hindu; hatred has no place in my religion’: Sunita Viswanath NEW YORK (TIP): “I was born in India, lived in India as a child, and again as an adult. I am 51 […]



By Mabel Pais The Boston Pops (BSO) The iconic Boston Pops (BSO),under the masterful direction of Keith Lockhart, arrives at NJPAC’s Prudential Hall with a sparkling holiday celebration.  The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) […]

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Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg Announces Run for President

NEW YORK(TIP): Former New York City Mayor and media mogul Michael Bloomberg officially announced today, November 24, 2019 that he was running as a Democrat in the 2020 presidential election. In a statement and a […]

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Maharashtra Government Formation: Sena approaches SC, calls Maharashtra Governor’s action arbitrary, malafide

Dilip Patil replaces rebel Ajit Pawar as leader of NCP legislature party I.S. Saluja MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (TIP): Maharashtra government formation is presenting swift and interesting scenes. After the Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari swore in […]

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Halloween, Diwali celebrated at Lincoln Hospital

NEW YORK(TIP): Lincoln Hospital held recently celebrations for Diwali and Halloween. The Halloween celebration took place, fittingly, on Thursday October 31 and was attended by Lincoln patients, nurses and doctors, who all dressed in their […]

Business & Economics

NPAs continue to bite: Banks have lost Rs 1.76 lakh crore in the last three years

The RTI replies demonstrate a constant surge in the amount written off by the scheduled commercial banks, which include public sector banks and private banks in the country, since 2014-15. While banks claim that the […]

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Little hope for these banks

By Subir Roy What the public sector needs is ‘space’ to overhaul functioning A banking system is an act of faith. It survives only for as long as people believe it will. — Michael Lewis […]

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US concerned about status of minorities in Pak: Ambassador

WASHINGTON(TIP): The United States is concerned about the status of minorities in Pakistan, particularly the harshness of its persecution atmosphere and the number of people getting killed, US Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom […]

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Israeli PM Netanyahu charged in corruption cases

JERUSALEM(TIP): Israel‘s attorney general, on November 21, formally charged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a series of corruption cases, throwing the country’s paralyzed political system into further disarray and threatening the long-time leader’s grip on […]


Open, all the same: On CJI office and RTI Act

With the CJI under the RTI Act, there will be greater transparency by public authorities The adage, “sunlight is the best disinfectant” is often used to delineate the need for disclosure of matters related to […]

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Nehruvian consensus under siege

Jawaharlal Nehru’s stature and moral authority, now under attack, were the guarantors for modern India’s social contract The mention of Jawaharlal Nehru evokes strange reactions these days, but for Congressmen such as me it is […]

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The way around China

We have ignored the spiritual strength of shared beliefs in Buddhism, to welcome Buddhist pilgrims and visitors from our eastern neighborhood. There are 460 million Buddhists across and beyond our eastern land and maritime frontiers. […]

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Prince Charles hails contribution of Sikhs in United Kingdom

NEW DELHI(TIP): Britain’s Prince Charles, who arrived on Wednesday, November 13 on a two-day official visit to India, has hailed the “inspiring” principles of Sikhism and the contribution of the Sikh community in the UK. […]

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Guru Nanak’s principles more relevant today, say US lawmakers

The event was also marked by an exhibition on the life and teachings of the founder of Sikhism along with two panel discussions. WASHINGTON(TIP): The philosophy and teachings of Guru Nanak echoed the corridors of […]

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Terrorism results in $1-trillion loss to world economy: PM Modi

BRASILIA(TIP): Terrorism has caused USD 1 trillion loss to the world economy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on Thursday , November 14 , as he addressed the 11th BRICS Summit, terming the scourge as […]

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5 wounded in shooting at California high school

LOS ANGELES / NEW YORK(TIP): At least five people were wounded after a shooter opened fire at a high school in Santa Clarita, California, a city north of Los Angeles, officials said. A suspect described […]

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Assembly elections in J&K soon, says L-G Girish Chandra Murmu

JAMMU(TIP): Lieutenant Governor of the newly formed Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir, Girish Chandra Murmu, announced on Thursday, November 14  that the legislative polls in the UT will be held at the earliest. The […]

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USCIS Proposes Increased Filing Fees

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposes to adjust certain immigration and naturalization benefit request fees charged by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). USCIS conducted a comprehensive biennial fee review and determined that current […]