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Russia Black Sea flagship abandoned after Ukraine claims missile strike sank it

KYIV (UKRAINE) : The flagship of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet, the missile cruiser Moskva, was ser......

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Is Shanghai’s Covid-19 disaster China’s future?

After largely keeping out Covid-19 for two years, China’s largest city is battling an outbreak num......

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Oil industry objects to fees, permits to mitigate accidental bird killings

WASHINGTON : Oil industry groups and wildlife conservation advocates are squaring off over Bid......

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ECB confirms plan to end bond buys as Ukraine war boosts inflation

FRANKFURT : The European Central Bank confirmed plans to rapidly roll back the easy-money poli......

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Fed’s John Williams says half-point rate rise is reasonable option for May

Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Williams said a large interest-rate increase is a ......

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The secret of Ukraine’s military success: Years of NATO training

Soldiers, plus military brass and overseers in parliament, have been transformed from a rigid Sovi......

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Israel’s ‘war between the wars’ with Iran expands across Middle east

TEL AVIV : The Israeli military says it has carried out more than 400 airstrikes in Syria and ot......

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Everything costs more, and that’s disrupting retirement for many

Signs are mounting that high inflation is helping propel more people—including retirees—back into ......

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Recession risk is rising, economists say

Economists see a growing risk of recession as the relentlessly strong U.S. economy whips up inflat......

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How high is inflation and what causes it? What to know

U.S. inflation is at its highest rate in four decades,reaching 8.5% in March from a year ago. Cons......

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Grocers push through inflation, passing higher prices to shoppers

Rising food prices are helping boost sales and profits for U.S. grocery chains, as some retailers ......

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War sidelines crucial Ukraine-made fleet of cargo megaplanes

The war in Ukraine has removed some of the world’s biggest cargo jets from service, stranding supe......

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Biden student loan pause could give 7 million borrowers a higher credit score

President Biden didn’t forgive any student-loan debt when he extended a pandemic pause on payments......

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RSS hospital only for Hindus? Ratan Tata asked Gadkari. Check ministers reply

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari shared an anecdote during the hospitals inauguration in Pune on Thurs......

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Contractor death: Karnataka minister booked for abetment of suicide

Mangaluru: A case has been registered against Karnataka Rural Development and Panchayat Raj (RDPR)......

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Global trade hit by Ukraine war, China lockdowns

SINGAPORE : Accelerating inflation, war in Ukraine and lockdowns in China dented international c......

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UP MLC polls:  BJP makes a clean sweep, but loses Varanasi

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has made a clean sweep in Uttar Pradeshs Legislative Counc......

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US inflation hit four-decade high in March

US inflation accelerated to 8.5% in March, the Labor Department said, a new four-decade high, as s......

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Russia unleashes new attacks overnight on Ukraine’s eastern region

Russian forces fired on Ukrainian positions and residential areas in the country’s east overnight ......

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Fed’s Brainard to take questions on inflation, job market, interest rates

Federal Reserve governor Lael Brainard is set to take questions Tuesday on the U.S. economic outlo......

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Rocketing prices test Europe’s political resolve in confrontation with Russia

Surging food and fuel prices following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine are fueling discontent across ......

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Information inadequacies should not hamper reservation push

March 2022 saw two important court judgements on reservation policies in two different Indian stat......

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How Russia’s central banker Nabiullina dismantles what she built

Elvira Nabiullina spent eight years modernizing Russian monetary policy and forging bonds with glo......

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Indian hospitality sector’s quarter of reckoning

NEW DELHI : For an industry that has been upended by the pandemic, every step on the ladder to......

politics 2022-04-12 Livemint

The importance of addressing duty anomalies in trade deals

India has long suffered the anomaly of imported raw material being taxed more than the finished pr......

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Andhra Pradesh cabinet: 25 ministers take oath in Amaravati

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy today reconstituted the state Cabinet, inductin......

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Zelensky calls for more military aid ahead of battles in eastern regions

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky launched a fresh appeal for military aid as the country pre......

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Economic crisis threatens hold of Sri Lanka’s most powerful family

Sri Lanka’s politics have been dominated for much of the past two decades by a single family. Now ......

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Ukraine, Russia gear up for war’s biggest battles

Ukraine and Russia poured reinforcements into eastern Ukraine this weekend, preparing for what is ......

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European countries debate how to cut purchases of Russian oil

European governments, having decided last week to phase out purchases of coal from Russia, are set......

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Interest-rate surge ripples through economy, from homes to car loans

The market is finally getting the message that the era of cheap money is ending. Just look at mort......

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Shehbaz Sharif nominated as Pakistan PM after Imran Khans ouster

Pakistan opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz has been nominated as th......

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Imran Khan calls for a cabinet meeting, SC order challenged: Key developments

The Imran Khan government in Pakistan has challenged the Supreme Courts verdict of setting aside t......

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₹90.9 trillion spent on development in last eight years: Finance Ministry

NEW DELHI : The central government’s total developmental spending in the last eight years was ₹......

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Imran Khan govt files review petition against SC verdict on no-trust motion

LAHORE : The ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Saturday filed a review petition against t......

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Calcutta High Court orders CBI probe in TMC leaders murder

The Calcutta High Court on Friday ordered a CBI investigation into the murder of Trinamool Congres......

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Ukraine calls for more arms, tougher sanctions to fend off Russia in Donbas

Ukrainian officials called for tighter sanctions and more weapons to forestall a looming Russian o......

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Xi Jinping’s ‘common prosperity’ was everywhere, but China backed off

China’s apparent retreat from one of its most important policy initiatives is showing how hard it ......

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Russian sanctions created a new world—and it can’t be undone

Economic warfare can be almost as hard to undo as actual warfare. The European Union is set to pro......

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Andhra Pradesh: CM prepares for cabinet rejig, all 24 ministers resign

Ahead of the Andhra Pradesh cabinet reshuffle, all the 24 ministers of the YS Jagan Mohan Reddy go......

politics 2022-04-07 Livemint

Military pact between US, UK and Australia to focus on hypersonic missiles

SYDNEY : A military partnership between the U.S., the U.K. and Australia will be expanded to f......

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Putin’s daughters face possible EU, US sanctions over Ukraine invasion

The European Union has proposed sanctioning two daughters of President Vladimir Putin, according t......

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Ukraine urges civilians to flee looming Russian offensive in eastern regions

Ukraine urged civilians to leave the eastern Kharkiv, Donetsk and Luhansk regions as it braced for......

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The unfulfilled dream of budget housing in India

BENGALURU/NEW DELHI : Jaithirth Rao, popularly known as Jerry Rao, has switched many careers. ......

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Ukraine braces for intense battles in East as Russia refocuses offensive

Ukrainian forces consolidated control over the north of the country following the Russian withdraw......

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Covid cases in China hit record, as Shanghai extends lockdown

China reported a record number of local Covid-19 cases on Monday, as authorities extended a sweep......

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Taliban crack down on social freedoms with even stricter policing

KABU : From a white pickup truck crawling through a busy street in west Kabul, members of the ......

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Ukraine war sanctions hit home for everyday Russians

Before Russia invaded Ukraine, Mike Bazhenov was eyeing a new MacBook for work and an SUV for his ......

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Europe to target Russian coal in fresh round of sanctions

The European Commission is set to propose broad new sanctions on Russia on Tuesday, European offic......

politics 2022-04-05 Livemint

Inside the digital ad spends in the recent elections, in charts

The loud and ugly ways of electoral campaigning in India have hardly taken time to adapt to digita......

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It’s a great time to be a nurse, away from India

TORONTO : In a quest for better pay and dignity in her labour, Ashwathy, 31, departed India fo......

politics 2022-04-05 Livemint

How Imran Khan outsmarted Pakistan’s opposition, for now

So much for Prime Minister Imran Khan’s “New Pakistan. Faced with growing discontent among his own......

politics 2022-04-04 Livemint

As poll ads turn digital, heres why law must keep up

The loud and ugly ways of electoral campaigning in India have hardly taken time to adapt to digita......

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Bhaskar Rao joins AAP, says mission is to bring good governance to Bengaluru

B Bhaskar Rao, a 1990-batch Karnataka cadre IPS officer and a native of Bengaluru, joined the Aam ......

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The world is piling on debt as it battles inflation

A surge in food and fuel prices is raising pressure on governments around the world to pick up the......

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Nuclear missiles, bombs market to surge 73% by 2030: Report

The global market for nuclear missiles and bombs should surpass $126 billion within ten years, up ......

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With inflation not letting up, shoppers cut back on staples

Household staples are no longer immune to inflation. American consumers are starting to cut costs ......

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JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon says big risks loom for the US economy

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Chief Executive Jamie Dimon said the U.S. economy is facing unprecedented ris......

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Goa CM Pramod Sawant allocates portfolios; retains Home, Finance Ministry

In his second term as the chief minister of Goa, Pramod Sawant on Sunday allocated portfolios to h......

politics 2022-04-04 Livemint

In Shanghai, strict covid rules separate children from parents

As a viral video ricocheted around China’s internet, showing toddlers and infants in a Shanghai me......

politics 2022-04-04 Livemint

Economists seek recession clues in the yield curve

As yields on two-year Treasury notes this week moved above yields on 10-year notes, Wall Street an......

politics 2022-04-04 Livemint

Ex-Bengaluru top cop Bhaskar Rao to join AAP tomorrow

Former Bangalore Police Commissioner Bhaskar Rao will be joining Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in New Delh......

politics 2022-04-04 Livemint

India ready to help nations facing foodgrain shortage: Piyush Goyal

NEW DELHI : India is willing and ready to support any nation facing a scarcity of foodgrain and ......

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BJP president JP Nadda shares his experience of train journey on Indian Railways

BJP chief JP Nadda shared his experience of taking a journey by train after a long time. The BJP P......

politics 2022-04-03 Livemint

Chirag Paswan evicted from Late fathers bungalow in Delhi

Lok Sabha MP Chirag Paswan vacated the bungalow allotted to his late father Ram Vilas Paswan after......

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Congress gets eviction notice over bungalow occupied by Sonia Gandhis secretary

The Centre has slapped an eviction notice on the Congress party to vacate the accommodation locate......

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Israel grapples with rare wave of non-Jewish refugees from Ukraine

TEL AVIV : Israel is bracing for one of the biggest waves of non-Jewish refugees in its histor......

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Russia set for steep slump and long stagnation in wake of Ukraine war

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine will cause their economies to contract this year by about 10% and 20%......

politics 2022-04-01 Livemint

The making of India’s railway marvel

SRINAGAR : High up in the Kashmir Himalayas, between Bakkal and Kauri in Reasi district, stand......

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US inflation rises to 40-year peak in February by Fed’s preferred measure

Inflation reached a new 40-year peak in February, according to the Federal Reserve’s preferred gau......

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US to make 35,000 more H-2B visas available for seasonal workers

WASHINGTON : The Biden administration will make an additional 35,000 seasonal-worker visas ava......

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Govt explores dedicated payment helpline for Sri Lanka

MUMBAI : The government and the Reserve Bank of India are considering setting up a dedicated p......

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Ukraine war set to prompt NATO countries to raise military spending

NATO members outside the US are set to boost their military spending following Russia’s invasion o......

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How Russia’s central bank engineered the ruble’s rebound

The ruble is in a central-bank-induced coma. While Russia’s currency can still see sharp swings in......

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Taiwan looks to Ukraine war for ideas to defend against China

TAIPEI : Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is leading Taiwan to rethink how it would defend itself ......

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US passports to offer X gender marker starting April 11

Americans will be able to select an X gender designation on their passports starting next month, t......

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Ukraine proposal for NATO-style security guarantee greeted with skepticism

Western officials are balking at Ukraine’s proposal for a NATO-style mutual-defense pledge that co......

politics 2022-03-31 Livemint

The US sanctions a Russian oligarch—but exempts his companies

On March 3, the day the U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned Russian oligarch Alisher Usmanov, a ca......

politics 2022-03-31 Livemint

Who are Russia’s oligarchs and why are they under scrutiny?

In response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the U.S., the European Union, the U.K., Australia and......

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Russia plays down peace-talks progress, intensifies attacks in eastern Ukraine

Moscow dampened hope that a breakthrough in the latest peace talks had been achieved and followed......

politics 2022-03-31 Livemint

Despite high Covid-19 case counts, Asian nations learn to live with the virus

The Covid-19 wave that is tearing through South Korea is the largest that any developed country ha......

politics 2022-03-31 Livemint

In a first, this state plans to launch medical, engineering courses in Hindi

In a bid to provide equal opportunities to the Hindi medium students, the Madhya Pradesh governmen......

politics 2022-03-31 Livemint

Supreme Court to commence physical hearing of cases from next week

The Supreme Court will commence physical hearing of cases from April 4, Chief Justice of India N V......

politics 2022-03-30 Livemint

Ukraine and Russia hold talks as Zelensky criticizes West on sanctions, arms

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky escalated his criticism of Western leaders for their reluct......

politics 2022-03-30 Livemint

Ukraine proposes neutral status with guarantees

Ukraine outlined its proposal for accepting a neutral status for the country during cease-fire tal......

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Russia built parallel payments system that escaped Western sanctions

Western sanctions have disrupted nearly every part of Russia’s financial system, but there is one ......

politics 2022-03-30 Livemint

Slippery on oil prices, govt puts off GST slab merger

NEW DELHI : The Russia-Ukraine war and the sharp escalation in oil prices may have hobbled Ind......

politics 2022-03-30 Livemint

Airfares being monitored by DGCA on certain routes: Govt

The government on Monday told Rajya Sabha that the airfares on certain routes are monitored in a 1......

politics 2022-03-29 Livemint

Israel PM Naftali Bennetts first India visit postponed

The visit of Prime Minister of Israel Naftali Bennett to India which was scheduled from 3 April to......

politics 2022-03-29 Livemint

Ukraine and Russia prepare for talks in Turkey as Russian missiles hit cities

KYIV (UKRAINE) : Russian forces fired a volley of missiles at several cities across Ukraine ov......

politics 2022-03-29 Livemint

A Middle East geopolitical realignment accelerates to confront and contain Iran

New diplomatic and security ties are reshaping the Middle East as former enemies seek unity in con......

politics 2022-03-29 Livemint

Pramod Sawant takes oath as Goa Chief Minister for second consecutive term

Pramod Sawant takes oath as Goa Chief Minister for the 2nd consecutive term today. In the recently......

politics 2022-03-28 Livemint

AAP to start doorstep ration delivery in Punjab: Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann

The AAP-led Punjab government will start doorstep delivery of ration for the beneficiaries. “Our o......

politics 2022-03-28 Livemint

BJP scared of AAP, says Sisodia after Chandigarh employees brought under Centre

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia took a dig at PM Modi-led BJP saying the saffron party ......

politics 2022-03-28 Livemint

Doorstep ration delivery: Once Punjab implements it, other states will also ask

New Delhi: Once the Punjab government implements the policy of doorstep delivery of ration to peop......

politics 2022-03-28 Livemint

Nepalese PM Sher Bahadur Deuba to visit India from April 1 to 3

Prime Minister of Nepal,Sher Bahadur Deuba, accompanied by his spouse Dr. Arzu Deuba, will pay an ......

politics 2022-03-28 Livemint

Goa: Wife dropped, husband ‘Babush’ featured in Pramod Sawant led-cabinet

PANAJI : Pramod Sawant took oath as the Chief Minister of Goa for the second term on 28 March, M......

politics 2022-03-28 Livemint

Biden says Russian President Vladimir Putin ‘cannot remain in power’

WARSAW : President Biden appeared to call for Vladimir Putin’s ouster in a speech Saturday, saying......

politics 2022-03-28 Livemint

What sanctions mean for Russia’s $140 billion in gold

The US is clamping down on Russia’s ability to sell its gold reserves and raise money, the latest ......

politics 2022-03-28 Livemint

Putin stokes nuclear fears with atomic weapons warnings

When Russia unveiled previously secret details of its nuclear-weapons doctrine for the first time ......

politics 2022-03-28 Livemint

Russia refocuses on Ukraine’s east after month of heavy losses

Russia said it was refocusing its mission in Ukraine on the country’s east, a shift from its initi......

politics 2022-03-28 Livemint

Second black box found at China Eastern Plane crash site

Search teams at the site of a China Eastern Airlines Corp. crash in southern China have found the ......

politics 2022-03-28 Livemint

Biden to propose new minimum tax on wealthiest Americans

WASHINGTON : President Biden will propose a new minimum tax on households worth more than $100......

politics 2022-03-28 Livemint

Ukraine seeks to exploit shift in Russia’s military strategy

KYIV (UKRAINE) : Ukrainian forces said they have driven Russian troops out of a town in the no......

politics 2022-03-28 Livemint

Will not accept President post as will be the end of our party: Mayawati

LUCKNOW : “How can I accept such a post when we know that it will be the end of our party?, BSP ......

politics 2022-03-28 Livemint

Goa: Pramod Sawant to take oath as CM for 2nd term today, PM Modi to be present

Pramod Sawant will be sworn as the Chief Minister of Goa for the second term today after BJP secur......

politics 2022-03-28 Livemint

Madhya Pradesh plans to include air travel in senior citizens pilgrimage scheme

The Madhya Pradesh government is planning to provide air travel facility to senior citizens under ......

politics 2022-03-27 Livemint

Madhya Pradesh govt to name schools after legends

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has decided to name the government schools aft......

politics 2022-03-27 Livemint

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann makes a big announcement on MLAs pension. Details here

Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann is making headlines with his bold announcements after assuming......

politics 2022-03-26 Livemint

China looks to salvage relationship with Europe

With its ties with the U.S. shakier than in decades, Beijing is becoming wary that its alignment w......

politics 2022-03-26 Livemint

BJPs Ritu Khanduri becomes first woman speaker of Uttarakhand Assembly. Details

Uttarakhand Assembly got its first woman speakers on Saturday, when BJP MLA Ritu Khanduri was was ......

politics 2022-03-26 Livemint

CM Yogis ceremony: From Sonia Gandhi to Akhilesh Yadav, list of guests invited

As Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yogi Adityanath is set to take oath as chief minister of Ut......

politics 2022-03-26 Livemint

India’s Russian-oil buy: Red flag or red herring?

Desperate times call for desperate measures. The adage may sum up Indias recent decision to buy di......

politics 2022-03-26 Livemint

Indian Railways shares an update on new coach technology for passenger trains

Minister of Railways, Communications and Electronic and Information Technology, Ashwini Vaishnaw i......

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Delhi ranks third in terms of per capita income:  Eco Survey of Delhi

The Economic Survey of Delhi for the year 2021-22 has put the national capital in the third place ......

politics 2022-03-26 Livemint

In Pics: Yogi Adityanaths oath-taking ceremony; leaders present at mega event

BJPs 48-year old pick for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath took oath on Friday in Luck......

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Danish Azad Ansari: Meet the lone Muslim face in the UPs Adityanath govt

Yogi Adityanath on Friday took oath as the Uttar Pradesh chief minister for a second term at a cer......

politics 2022-03-26 Livemint

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann meets PM Modi, demands ₹1 lakh crore financial package

Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday. Mann sought spec......

politics 2022-03-25 Livemint

Ukraine strikes Russian navy as war enters second month

Ukraine said it struck the Russian-occupied port facilities in the Azov Sea city of Berdyansk Thu......

politics 2022-03-25 Livemint

China Eastern Plane crash: Rescuers find engine parts, hunt for second black box

HONG KONG : Search and rescue teams on Thursday discovered engine parts from the plane carryin......

politics 2022-03-25 Livemint

US will welcome 100,000 refugees fleeing Ukraine, White House says

The U.S. will welcome up to 100,000 refugees fleeing the fighting in Ukraine as the humanitarian c......

politics 2022-03-25 Livemint

Biden meets Nato allies seeking more support for Ukraine

BRUSSELS : President Biden met with NATO leaders Thursday to agree on new measures to help Ukr......

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In Ukraine war, keeping phones online becomes key defense

As Russian artillery fire rained on Mariupol, the largest mobile-network operator in Ukraine said ......

politics 2022-03-25 Livemint

US jobless claims fall to 187,000, lowest level since 1969

New applications for unemployment benefits in the U.S. fell last week to a fresh half-century low ......

politics 2022-03-25 Livemint

Europe’s economy slows as Russian invasion sends costs soaring

Europe’s economic recovery slowed in the first weeks of March after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine d......

politics 2022-03-25 Livemint

Delhi MCD polls: AAP MP gives Zero Hour notice in Rajya Sabha

The Aam Aadmi Partys Sanjay Singh on Thursday gave a notice for zero hours in Rajya Sabha over the......

politics 2022-03-24 Livemint

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann meets PM Modi, demands ₹50,000 cr package

Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday. The Punjab CM is......

politics 2022-03-24 Livemint

Yogi Adityanath elected leader of BJP legislature party in UP

Yogi Adityanath was unanimously chosen the leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislature ......

politics 2022-03-24 Livemint

Ukraine humanitarian crisis worsens, as Biden heads to Europe

ZAPORIZHZHIA (UKRAINE) : Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Worsens, as Biden Heads to Europe BY ISAB......

politics 2022-03-24 Livemint

China Eastern Airlines crash: One of plane’s black boxes is found

HONG KONG : Rescuers have recovered one of the black boxes from the Boeing 737 plane that cras......

politics 2022-03-24 Livemint

Covid curbs to end, but use of masks to continue

NEW DELHI : The Union government revoked the provisions of the Disaster Management Act for conta......

politics 2022-03-24 Livemint

How Ukraine war spread the pain across the developing world

Over the past 120 years, a Beirut bakery has survived civil war, Lebanon’s financial crisis and th......

politics 2022-03-23 Livemint

AAP will leave politics if…, says Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today attacked the BJP over the postponement of mu......

politics 2022-03-23 Livemint

Cross-border transfers and data localisation under Data Protection Bill, 2021

Comprehensive general data protection legislation for India has been eagerly awaited since the Sup......

politics 2022-03-23 Livemint

Biden, allies aim to project united front against Russia at NATO meeting

TARINI PARTI : President Biden and European allies are gathering for meetings here Thursday to......

politics 2022-03-23 Livemint

Ukraine’s president eyes talks with China’s Xi Jinping

Volodymyr Zelensky plans to hold talks with Chinese leader Xi Jinping, Ukrainian presidential spo......

politics 2022-03-23 Livemint

Biden to sanction hundreds of Russian lawmakers, US officials say

WASHINGTON : The Biden administration is preparing sanctions on most members of Russia’s State......

politics 2022-03-23 Livemint

Global finance watchdog warns of risks posed by migrant smuggling

Countries must do more to understand the money-laundering and terrorist-financing risks posed by t......

politics 2022-03-23 Livemint

Pushkar Singh Dhami to take oath as Uttarakhand CM tomorrow

Uttarakhand CM-designate Pushkar Singh Dhami will take oath as the Chief Minister for the second t......

politics 2022-03-22 Livemint

Pramod Sawant to take oath as Goa CM on March 28

The swearing-in ceremony of Pramod Sawant as Goas chief minister will be held on March 28.  Sawant......

politics 2022-03-22 Livemint

SP chief Akhilesh Yadav resigns from Lok Sabha, retains UP assembly seat

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav has decided to resign from Lok Sabha after being elected......

politics 2022-03-22 Livemint

Ukraine rejects Russian ultimatum on embattled Mariupol

The Ukrainian government early Monday rebuffed a Russian demand to surrender the embattled port ci......

politics 2022-03-22 Livemint

Central banks grapple with threat of slowing growth and rising inflation

The war in Ukraine is casting a stagflationary shadow over the world economy and posing a dilemma ......

politics 2022-03-22 Livemint

US sends Patriot missiles to Saudi Arabia, fulfilling urgent request

WASHINGTON : The Biden administration has transferred a significant number of Patriot antimiss......

politics 2022-03-22 Livemint

Cash crunch drives wild moves in commodities

Commodity traders are being hit by huge cash requests from banks and exchanges, propelling whipsaw......

politics 2022-03-22 Livemint

China Eastern Airlines Boeing 737 crashes in China with 132 people aboard

BEIJING : A Boeing Co. 737 passenger plane operated by China Eastern Airlines carrying 132 peo......

politics 2022-03-22 Livemint

Hong Kong to lift flight bans and shorten quarantines from April 1

HONG KONG : The city’s top official announced that Hong Kong would scrap flight bans from coun......

politics 2022-03-22 Livemint

Russia, failing to achieve early victory in Ukraine, is seen shifting to ‘Plan B

After Russian forces failed to secure a quick victory over Ukraine, senior U.S. officials see sign......

politics 2022-03-22 Livemint

Booster  dose may open for all adults

The government plans to open up covid-19 booster doses to all adults, marking a dramatic scale-up ......

politics 2022-03-22 Livemint

This is why a BJP MP calls Nitin Gadkari SpiderMan

New Delhi [India], March 22 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party MP from Arunachal Pradesh, Tapir Gao on ......

politics 2022-03-22 Livemint

BJP likely to announce name of next Goa CM today

The suspense around who will be the chief minister of Goa will end today as the Bharatiya Janata P......

politics 2022-03-21 Livemint

Money laundering case: TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee appears before ED in Delhi

New Delhi: TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee today appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in Delh......

politics 2022-03-21 Livemint

AAP to nominate Harbhajan Singh, Raghav Chadha to Rajya Sabha from Punjab

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) to nominate cricketer Harbhajan Singh and Delhi MLA Raghav Chadha to Rajya S......

politics 2022-03-21 Livemint

Govt has taken a decision to open biofuel outlets for citizens: Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, urged the sugar producers to reduce......

politics 2022-03-21 Livemint

Will protect Punjabs interests in the Parliament: Raghav Chadha

Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) has decided to field its MLA Raghav Chadha who was the partys co-observer for......

politics 2022-03-21 Livemint

Uttarakhand: Newly-elected MLAs swear in as members of Assembly

In Uttarakhand, newly elected MLAs were sworn in as members of the assembly on Monday. Protem spea......

politics 2022-03-21 Livemint

N Biren Singh sworn in as Manipur CM

Senior BJP leader N Biren Singh took oath as the Chief Minister of Manipur for a second term on Mo......

politics 2022-03-21 Livemint

Russia’s halting progress in attack on Ukraine puts focus on resupply efforts

Russia appears to be preparing to reset its forces after more than three brutal weeks of combat an......

politics 2022-03-21 Livemint

US work with Kyiv’s biological facilities becomes flashpoint in Russian info-war

On his first official visit abroad, the new senator from Illinois, Barack Obama, was taken to a fa......

politics 2022-03-21 Livemint

Do the right thing: How US, allies united to punish Putin

WASHINGTON : Just days before Russia invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24, President Joe Biden quietly dis......

politics 2022-03-21 Livemint

Putin turned to a Chechen warlord to intimidate Ukraine. It hasn’t worked

In the first days of his war on Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin looked to Chechen warlor......

politics 2022-03-20 Livemint

This state becomes the first paperless Assembly in India. Details here

The north eastern state of Nagaland created history by becoming the first State Assembly in the en......

politics 2022-03-20 Livemint

10 ministers take oath in Punjab CM Bhagwant Manns cabinet. Details here

Ten MLAs of the Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) in Punjab today took an oath as ministers in the Bhagwant Man......

politics 2022-03-19 Livemint

ONDC to help small retailers serve customers with modern ways of delivery: Goyal

The Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) will ensure that small retailers get an equal opportu......

politics 2022-03-19 Livemint

How to prepare and fight unitedly: What Ghulam Azad discussed with Sonia Gandhi

Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday met G-23 member and senior party leader Ghulam......

politics 2022-03-19 Livemint

Punjab: 10 ministers to take oath tomorrow in Chandigarh

A total of 10 ministers will sworn in as cabinet ministers of Punjab on Saturday. The newly-electe......

politics 2022-03-19 Livemint

10 AAP MLAs to take oath as Ministers in Bhagwant Mann-led Cabinet today

The first Cabinet formation by the Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) in Bhagwant Mann-led Punjab Cabinet will t......

politics 2022-03-19 Livemint

Sonia Gandhi meets G-23 member Ghulam Nabi Azad as Cong rebels push for overhaul

Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday met G-23 member and senior party leader Ghulam......

politics 2022-03-18 Livemint

Ukraine awaits word of deaths, survivors after Russia hits theater

KYIV (UKRAINE) : The fate of hundreds of Ukrainian civilians in Mariupol was unclear early Thu......

politics 2022-03-18 Livemint

Putin acknowledges impact of sanctions on Russian economy

Russian President Vladimir Putin acknowledged that the country’s economy had taken a profound blow......

politics 2022-03-18 Livemint

How oranges and adventure sports lifted an island in Arunachal

GUWAHATI : As the sun sets on a pleasant March evening in Dambuk–34km from Roing, the last maj......

politics 2022-03-18 Livemint

Jobless claims edged lower in tight US labor market

New applications for unemployment benefits edged lower last week, remaining near historically low ......

politics 2022-03-18 Livemint

Ukraine has become a graveyard for Russian tanks

Russia began the war in Ukraine with the world’s largest tank force, but the losses it has suffere......

politics 2022-03-18 Livemint

Bank of England raises key rate for third time, cites Ukraine price pressures

The Bank of England raised its key interest rate for the third time in as many policy meetings Thu......

politics 2022-03-18 Livemint

Is the dollar in danger?

The U.S. is sitting on top of a horizontal empire, capitalism’s self-organizing, incentive-based s......

politics 2022-03-18 Livemint

You retired early. Now what?

More U.S. workers retired earlier than planned in the pandemic, and some are grappling with how t......

politics 2022-03-18 Livemint

Meet Jeevan Jyot Kaur: The Padwoman of Punjab who trumped Sidhu and Majithia

It was supposed to be the clash of titans. Shiromani Akali Dal supremo’s brother-in-law and ex-min......

politics 2022-03-17 Livemint

Ukraine mounts counteroffensive to drive Russians back from Kyiv, key cities

KYIV (UKRAINE) : Ukraine said Wednesday it has launched a counteroffensive against Russian for......

politics 2022-03-17 Livemint

Boris Johnson visits UAE, Saudi Arabia, seeking more oil

British leader is acting as an emissary for the West after Gulf leaders shunned entreaties from Pr......

politics 2022-03-17 Livemint

Russian drone flights into NATO skies test alliance’s red lines

The crossing of Russian drones into the airspace of NATO countries is emerging as a test of the al......

politics 2022-03-17 Livemint

Ukraine’s Zelensky invokes 9/11, Pearl Harbor in plea to lawmakers for more weapons

President Biden as his administration prepared to announce another round of aid. Mr. Zelensky aske......

politics 2022-03-17 Livemint

Congress appoints Ajay Maken, Jairam Ramesh, others to suggest org changes

After facing defeat in the recently-concluded Assembly elections, Congress interim President Sonia......

politics 2022-03-17 Livemint

G-23 member Ghulam Nabi Azad likely to meet Congress chief Sonia Gandhi tomorrow

Following Congress poll debacle in five states, senior leader and members of the dissident G-23 gr......

politics 2022-03-17 Livemint

Navjot Singh Sidhu resigns as Punjab Congress chief

Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu on Wednesday tendered his resignation from the post a day......

politics 2022-03-16 Livemint

Bhagwant Mann takes oath as Punjabs first non-Congress,non-Akali CM

Bhagwant Mann from Aam Aadmi Party today became the first Chief Minister of Punjab to be sworn fro......

politics 2022-03-16 Livemint

Yogi Adityanath to meet Amit Shah today; likely to discuss govt formation in UP

Days after the Bharatiya Janata Partys massive victory in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, th......

politics 2022-03-16 Livemint

Will work together for Punjabs growth: PM Modi tells Bhagwant Mann

Congratulating Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Bhagwant Mann on taking oath as the Punjab chief minis......

politics 2022-03-16 Livemint

Punjab: Bhagwant Mann assumes office as chief minister

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Bhagwant Mann on Wednesday assumed office as the Punjab chief ministe......

politics 2022-03-16 Livemint

Nearly 1 million child refugees have fled Ukraine for Poland since war began

KRAKOW (POLAND) : In three weeks, nearly two million people have left Ukraine for Poland, half......

politics 2022-03-16 Livemint

Uttarakhand Congress president resigns after Sonia Gandhis decree

Uttarakhand Congress president Ganesh Godiyal on Tuesday resigned from his post after party chief ......

politics 2022-03-16 Livemint

Inside Chernobyl, 200 exhausted staff toil round the clock at Russian gunpoint

It was 10 a.m., 16 days into Russia’s war on Ukraine, and a land-line phone rang inside the Cherno......

politics 2022-03-16 Livemint

How China covid spike will affect the supply chain

China has announced stringent lockdowns yet again as covid-19 cases have resurfaced. The Chinese g......

politics 2022-03-16 Livemint

Russia, India explore opening alternative  payment  channels amid sanctions

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI : Russia, many of whose banks have been cut off from the Swift financial networ......

politics 2022-03-16 Livemint

Pak missile misfire incident: Rajnath Singh says issue taken very seriously

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh told Rajya Sabha on Tuesday that the Indian government gives the hi......

politics 2022-03-15 Livemint

Russia bombards Kyiv as European leaders head to Ukraine’s capital

KYIV (UKRAINE) : Russia lobbed more missiles into Kyiv Tuesday, amid heightened fighting in th......

politics 2022-03-15 Livemint

Fed wrestles with the challenge of how quickly to raise interest rates

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell took much of the suspense out of this week’s policy meeting......

politics 2022-03-15 Livemint

EU approves new Russia sanctions as divisions emerge

The European Union agreed on a fourth set of sanctions and restrictions targeting Russia, includin......

politics 2022-03-15 Livemint

Covid-19 shuts down plants in China, hitting Apple supplier Foxconn, auto makers

A surge in Covid-19 cases led Chinese manufacturing hubs Shenzhen and Changchun to lock down in re......

politics 2022-03-15 Livemint

Hospitality sector may be granted infra status

NEW DELHI : The tourism ministry plans to discuss the long-standing demand for infrastructure st......

politics 2022-03-15 Livemint

Successive defeats proved Gandhis cannot take Congress to victory:  Assam CM

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has said that Gandhis will lead the grand old party towar......

politics 2022-03-15 Livemint

This political party creates history by winning on all Zilla Parishad posts

Odishas ruling party Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has created history by forming Zilla Parishad in all 30......

politics 2022-03-14 Livemint

Ukraine war: S Jaishankar to make a statement tomorrow in parliament

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will be making a statement in the second part of the Budget......

politics 2022-03-14 Livemint

Centre’s anaemia plan has holes to fill to address rising prevalence

Even as the Centre tries to keep anaemia in check through flagship programmes, a government survey......

politics 2022-03-14 Livemint

Ukraine and Russia resume talks as Moscow’s bombing campaign grinds on

Diplomatic efforts to end Russia’s war in Ukraine resumed Monday morning, after a weekend missile ......

politics 2022-03-14 Livemint

Russia asked China for military assistance, US officials say

WASHINGTON : Russia has asked China for military equipment and other assistance for its war ef......

politics 2022-03-14 Livemint

Russia force Ukraine into war economy: ‘Sweater plants are now making weapons

Companies from miners to property developers began making antitank fortifications. A women’s shoe ......

politics 2022-03-14 Livemint

Russian missiles strike Ukrainian military training base near polish border

A Russian airstrike killed 35 people at a Ukrainian military training center about 10 miles from t......

politics 2022-03-14 Livemint

Sonia Gandhi to continue as Cong chief, CWC decides after 4.5-hour-long meeting

Days after its poll debacle in five states, Congress top decision-making body – Congress Working C......

politics 2022-03-14 Livemint

Fertilizer sops may overshoot target

BENGALURU/NEW DELHI : Subsidies given by the government to compensate companies for selling fert......

politics 2022-03-14 Livemint

Maharashtra phone tapping case: Police beef up security outside Fadnavis home

In an alleged illegal phone tapping case, the Police on Sunday beefed up security outside the resi......

politics 2022-03-13 Livemint

Shatrughan Sinha, Babul Supriyo to contest LS, Assembly bypolls from TMC ticket

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday announced that former union minister Shatrugh......

politics 2022-03-13 Livemint

G23 suggested Mukul Wasniks name for Congress chief post: Report

While Congress Working Committee on Sunday evening is slated to discuss the drubbing in the recent......

politics 2022-03-13 Livemint

Punjab: Bhagwant Mann to take oath on Wednesday, other MLAs to sworn in later

Punjab Chief Minister-designate Bhagwant Mann will take oath on Wednesday, reported news agency AN......

politics 2022-03-13 Livemint

Millions are fleeing Ukraine, some are going back

Just two weeks ago, Yulia Rabievska and her mother Ira frantically threw their possessions into ba......

politics 2022-03-13 Livemint

US won’t negotiate Ukraine-related sanctions with Russia to save Iran N-deal

The US won’t negotiate exemptions to Ukraine-related sanctions on Russia to save the 2015 Iranian ......

politics 2022-03-13 Livemint

Russia-Ukraine war threatens wheat supply, jolts prices

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine threatens a big portion of the world’s wheat supply and has sent pric......

politics 2022-03-13 Livemint

Will inflation fall? Any pullback depends on these sectors

Will Inflation Fall? Any Pullback Depends on These Sectors BY GWYNN GUILFORD | UPDATED 3月 07, 2022......

politics 2022-03-13 Livemint

Who is Volodymyr Zelensky? Ukraine’s wartime president is a former TV star

President Volodymyr Zelensky has become the face of Ukraine’s resistance against Russian President......

politics 2022-03-13 Livemint

Uttar Pradesh: BJP govt likely to be sworn in for second term after Holi

The oath-taking ceremony of the new Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Uttar Pradesh is li......

politics 2022-03-13 Livemint

Congress to hold two key meetings today after rout in all five states elections

After witnessing defeat in all the five state assembly elections, Congress has decided to convene ......

politics 2022-03-13 Livemint

How the Letter Z became a Russian pro-war symbol

When 20-year-old Russian athlete Ivan Kuliak stepped onto the podium at the Gymnastics World Cup b......

politics 2022-03-12 Livemint

Punjab: AAPs Bhagwant Mann to stake claim today to form govt

Punjab chief minister-designate Bhagwant Mann will meet Governor Banwarilal Purohit today to stake......

politics 2022-03-12 Livemint

RSS begins 3-day meeting in Gujarat with focus on expansion of base

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)s top decision-making body, the Akhil Bharatiya Pratinidhi Sabha ......

politics 2022-03-11 Livemint

Battle for India will be decided in 2024, not in state polls: Prashant Kishor

A day after the BJPs emphatic victory in 4 out of five states assembly elections, poll strategist ......

politics 2022-03-11 Livemint

Punjab: Bhagwant Mann to take oath as CM on Wednesday

Aam Aadmi Partys Bhagwant Mann will take oath as the next chief minister of Punjab on 16 March, re......

politics 2022-03-11 Livemint

Can fight 2024 general polls together if Congress is willing to: Mamata Banerjee

Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday reiterated her......

politics 2022-03-11 Livemint

Job openings near record as labor market emerges from Omicron disruptions

Demand for workers remained close to a record high at the start of the year despite the disruption......

politics 2022-03-11 Livemint

Will inflation stay high for decades? One influential economist says yes

Inflation, BY TOM FAIRLESS | UPDATED 3月 09, 2022 10:02 午前 EST Charles Goodhart sees an era of inex......

politics 2022-03-11 Livemint

China-Taiwan tensions: What’s behind the divide

Beijing is flexing its military power in response to growing U.S. support for the island; here’s a......

politics 2022-03-11 Livemint

What is a no-fly zone and why has NATO rejected Ukraine’s calls for one?

Calls for the U.S. and its allies to impose a no-fly zone over Ukraine keep surfacing as Russia’s ......

politics 2022-03-11 Livemint

Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich, owner of Chelsea, is sanctioned by UK

LONDON : The British government Thursday became the first Western country to impose sanctions ......

politics 2022-03-11 Livemint

US inflation is expected to have reached a new high in February

U.S. inflation is estimated to have climbed to another four-decade high in February with skyrocket......

politics 2022-03-11 Livemint

Why these elections are important for president polls

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led alliance is short of the halfway mark for the presidential po......

politics 2022-03-11 Livemint

How the big elections of 2022 unfolded

There are big numbers, and there are smaller strands. Some of the smaller strands from these elect......

politics 2022-03-11 Livemint

Ruling BJP aces crucial test ahead of 2024 general election

NEW DELHI/LUCKNOW/CHANDIGARH/DEHRADUN/PANJIM : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) retained power i......

politics 2022-03-11 Livemint

How travel rules are easing around the world

The Covid-19 rules for travelers are changing again. But this time, they are getting easier. Count......

politics 2022-03-09 Livemint

Fed liquidity facilities still not showing signs of market stress

While there are signs of stress in money markets, they aren’t making their way to Federal Reserve ......

politics 2022-03-09 Livemint

Union Cabinet approves setting up of National Land Monetization Corporation

The Union Cabinet, on Wednesday chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the setting u......

politics 2022-03-09 Livemint

How India fares on climate action, in charts

Last month, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released the second part of its Sixth As......

politics 2022-03-09 Livemint

Russian war and its impact on food, farming

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has put global commodity markets in a tizzy. It is now threatening to......

politics 2022-03-09 Livemint

Why Bihar’s liquor ban isn’t working

PATNA : Jeevan mein agar karni hai tarakki, toh nashe se doori karein pakki (If you want to su......

politics 2022-03-09 Livemint

Drugs case: Bikram Singh Majithias judicial custody extended till 22 March

The judicial custody of Bikram Singh Majithia, the leader of Shiromani Akali Dal, was extended by ......

politics 2022-03-08 Livemint

How India, and its states, are faring on climate action

Last month, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released the second part of its Sixth As......

politics 2022-03-08 Livemint

Expats quietly leave Russia over financial and safety worries

It was just an internet rumor: Russia might seize bank accounts of foreigners in the country. But ......

politics 2022-03-08 Livemint

Global economy braces for impact of Russia’s war on Ukraine

Soaring commodity prices, sweeping financial sanctions and the potential for a ban on energy impor......

politics 2022-03-08 Livemint

Russian shelling halts Ukrainian evacuation effort

Russian Shelling Halts Ukrainian Evacuation Effort BY YAROSLAV TROFIMOV | UPDATED MAR 08, 2022 08:......

politics 2022-03-08 Livemint

Australia plans submarine base that can host US vessels

Australia is planning to build a new naval base on its east coast that could offer resupply and ma......

politics 2022-03-08 Livemint

Biden caught between inflation and calls to ban Russian oil

President Biden is caught between conflicting demands that he tame rising consumer prices while ba......

politics 2022-03-08 Livemint

Russia recruiting Syrians for urban combat in Ukraine, US officials say

WASHINGTON : Moscow is recruiting Syrians skilled in urban combat to fight in Ukraine as Russi......

politics 2022-03-08 Livemint

China’s export boom eases, raising pressure for stimulus

HONG KONG : China’s strong export momentum ebbed slightly in the first two months of this year......

politics 2022-03-08 Livemint

How war in Ukraine drives up inflation at US farms, supermarkets, retailers

The global supply chain is slow, but the economic fallout from the invasion of Ukraine is swiftly ......

politics 2022-03-08 Livemint

Russia pummels Ukrainian civilian targets ahead of talks

LVIV (UKRAINE) : Russia pursued a pressure campaign in its invasion of Ukraine with nighttime ......

politics 2022-03-08 Livemint

The curious case of Indian working women

NEW DELHI : Only 18.6% of working-age women in India participate in the labour force, three time......

politics 2022-03-08 Livemint

Putin finds himself isolated, out of touch as invasion of Ukraine sputters

With much of the world moving against him, economic sanctions piling up and a military campaign le......

politics 2022-03-01 Livemint

Young workers rake in biggest wage gains in tight labor market

The country’s youngest workers are securing the fastest wage increases of any age group, the only ......

politics 2022-03-01 Livemint

Car parts, chips, sunflower oil: War in Ukraine threatens new shortages

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is piling new troubles onto the world’s already battered supply chain......

politics 2022-03-01 Livemint

Kyiv and Moscow hold talks as Ukrainian troops repel Russian attacks

KYIV (UKRAINE) : A delegation led by Ukraine’s defense minister began cease-fire talks on Mond......

politics 2022-03-01 Livemint

Russias war on Ukraine: Day five situation on the ground

On the fifth day of fighting in Ukraine on Monday, defending forces claim that the Russian onslaug......

politics 2022-03-01 Livemint

US is levying sanctions against Russia’s central bank

WASHINGTON : The US is sanctioning Russia’s central bank to prevent the government from using ......

politics 2022-03-01 Livemint

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine changed the world in days

History moves slowly and then it speeds up. The war in Ukraine has redrawn the security landscape ......

politics 2022-03-01 Livemint

Germany to raise defense spending above 2% of GDP in response to Ukraine war

BERLIN : Germany will boost military spending above 2% of GDP and create a strategic natural-g......

politics 2022-02-28 Livemint

EU, UK, Canada, US plan to cut some Russian banks from swift

BERLIN : The US, European Union, Canada and UK announced new sanctions against Russia, saying ......

politics 2022-02-28 Livemint

Global air travel is disrupted by Russian invasion of Ukraine

Delta cancels code-sharing deal with Russian flag carrier Aeroflot as London and Moscow exchange b......

politics 2022-02-28 Livemint

Russia sanctions over Ukraine largely spare energy sector, vital to Europe

The West is rolling out increasingly tough sanctions on Russia but it is going out of its way to p......

politics 2022-02-28 Livemint

Cyberattacks, misinformation: The many fronts of Russia’s hybrid war in Ukraine

Moscow began a hybrid war in Ukraine weeks before any battalions entered the country. Ukrainian of......

politics 2022-02-28 Livemint

Ukraine’s defenders hold Kyiv, battle for Kharkiv as talks with Russia agreed

KYIV (UKRAINE) : Russian and Ukrainian officials prepared to meet for the first talks since Mo......

politics 2022-02-28 Livemint

Reserve Bank likely to hold off rate hikes

The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI’s) rate-setting panel will likely continue with its accommodative......

politics 2022-02-28 Livemint

Putin puts nuclear deterrent on alert

Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered his military command to put Russia’s nuclear deterrent on......

politics 2022-02-28 Livemint

UP plans to provide govt jobs, employment to at least one person of every family

Gorakhpur:  The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is planning to provide government jobs, employment or......

politics 2022-02-28 Livemint

China adjusts, and readjusts, its embrace of Russia in Ukraine crisis

China’s leader Xi Jinping on Friday called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to negotiate with U......

politics 2022-02-27 Livemint

How the West misread Vladimir Putin

Western powers and their allies have lined up to oppose Russian President Vladimir Putin’s invasio......

politics 2022-02-27 Livemint

Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi to address 86th edition today, when and where to watch

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday will share his thoughts with the people in the country and ......

politics 2022-02-27 Livemint

BJP national president JP Naddas Twitter account hacked, later restored

BJP national President JP Naddas Twitter handle @JPNadda was very briefly compromised and was secu......

politics 2022-02-27 Livemint

NATO chief condemns Russia’s ‘brutal act of war’ against Ukraine

BRUSSELS : NATO Chief Condemns Russia’s ‘Brutal Act of War’ Against Ukraine BY DREW HINSHAW | ......

politics 2022-02-25 Livemint

Inflation threatens to erode impact of $1 trillion infrastructure law

Rising prices and snarled supply chains are poised to blunt the impact of the $1 trillion infrastr......

politics 2022-02-25 Livemint

Russian invasion scrambles prospects for global economy

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine heaped fresh risks on a global economy struggling with soaring inflat......

politics 2022-02-25 Livemint

US, allies poised to hit Russia with broad sanctions for Ukraine invasion

The U.S. and its allies are poised to unveil further, sweeping sanctions against Russia after Mosc......

politics 2022-02-25 Livemint

China nods to Russia’s interests in attack on Ukraine

TAIPEI : China expressed support for Russia’s interests in Ukraine and stopped short of callin......

politics 2022-02-25 Livemint

War on Ukraine ends Europe’s dream of Russia as a friend

Among the first casualties of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine: thirty years of European hopes that Ru......

politics 2022-02-25 Livemint

The dying forests of Indias north-east

The dozen trees along the footpath of Guwahati’s busy RG Baruah Road were like old friends, a comf......

politics 2022-02-25 Livemint

Road rage case: Navjot Singh Sidhu urges SC to dismiss review petition

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu on Friday urged the Supreme Court to dismiss review petition in......

politics 2022-02-25 Livemint

Direct impact on India may be limited

Russian aggression in Ukraine has put the spotlight on India’s trade with its former close ally, w......

politics 2022-02-24 Livemint

Arvind Kejriwal to convene a special meet of ministers today on Delhi Budget

Arvind Kejriwal, Chief Minister of Delhi has convened a special meeting of Council of Ministers at......

politics 2022-02-24 Livemint

Ukraine shifts to war footing, tells citizens to leave Russia

KYIV (UKRAINE) : Ukraine declared a state of emergency and began to mobilize reservists on Wed......

politics 2022-02-23 Livemint

Delhi deputy CM Manish Sisodia allocated another crucial portfolio. Read here

Manish Sisodia, the Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi has been allocated the Public Works Department ......

politics 2022-02-23 Livemint

Germany puts Nord Stream 2 pipeline on hold amid Ukraine crisis, raising supply

Russia’s troop deployment to two breakaway regions of Ukraine threatens to extend Europe’s energy ......

politics 2022-02-23 Livemint

EU to sanction Russian defense minister, Internet Research Agency

EU to Sanction Russian Defense Minister, Internet Research Agency BY LAURENCE NORMAN | UPDATED FEB......

politics 2022-02-23 Livemint

How much could sanctions hurt Russia’s economy?

When Russia annexed Crimea in 2014, the European Union, US and other countries hit Moscow with pun......

politics 2022-02-23 Livemint

Karnatakas Shivamogga tense after ‘murder’ of Bajrang Dal activist

Shivamogga: A 23-year old Bajrang Dal activist was stabbed to death in this district headquarters ......

politics 2022-02-22 Livemint

Biden agrees to Putin summit provided Russia pulls back from Ukraine attack

As the U.S. warned of an imminent Russian invasion of neighboring Ukraine, President Biden agreed ......

politics 2022-02-22 Livemint

Fiscal stimulus is turning into a fiscal drag, in a big headwind for growth

The federal pandemic support that helped propel the economy to blistering growth last year and put......

politics 2022-02-22 Livemint

Behind China’s warning against a Russian invasion is a desire to protect US ties

China’s more explicit warnings in recent days against a Russian invasion of Ukraine show how Beiji......

politics 2022-02-22 Livemint

Russia alleges Ukrainian incursion; Kyiv says Moscow makes up fake incidents

KYIV (UKRAINE) : Russia’s military said it destroyed two Ukrainian armored vehicles and killed......

politics 2022-02-22 Livemint

Online real estate isn’t worth the chance

You can make a lot of money on physical real estate right now, but recent results from major onlin......

politics 2022-02-22 Livemint

Fed official leaves door open to larger rate increase in March

Federal Reserve governor Michelle Bowman said Monday she had an open mind over whether the central......

politics 2022-02-22 Livemint

Efficiency checks coming to govt depts, too

The Quality Council of India (QCI) will conduct a review across all central government departments......

politics 2022-02-22 Livemint

Ukraine, pro-Russia separatists trade allegations of cease-fire violations

Pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian authorities on Thursday traded allegations of cease-fire vio......

politics 2022-02-18 Livemint

Expensive shipping containers mean rough sailing for global trade

The worsening productivity and rising cost of shipping a container are sinking hopes that the worl......

politics 2022-02-18 Livemint

Covid-19 death reports begin to drop as Omicron surge rapidly fades

Newly reported Covid-19 deaths are starting to decline in the U.S., driven by drops in the Northea......

politics 2022-02-18 Livemint

US jobless claims edge up but remain low in tight labor market

Jobless claims rose last week but remained historically low, indicating the labor market is on str......

politics 2022-02-18 Livemint

Russia is continuing to build up forces near Ukraine, NATO chief warns

Russia is continuing its military build-up around Ukraine, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’......

politics 2022-02-17 Livemint

Retail sales to show consumer appetite for spending amid high inflation

Americans are expected to have increased retail spending last month as the Omicron surge of Covid-......

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Rise in UK inflation leaves central bank caught between growth and rising prices

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US faults China for failing to meet purchase targets under 2020 trade deal

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States to be ranked on services delivery

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Farmers feel the squeeze of inflation

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Russia says some troops pulling back from Ukraine border but exercises continue

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Behind the Fed’s slow pivot to tackling inflation

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Biden warns Putin of ‘swift and severe costs’ of invading Ukraine

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Airlines weigh service to Kyiv as Russia-Ukraine tensions mount

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Canadian police begin to clear protesters disrupting cross-border bridge traffic

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Govt to press for inclusion of jet fuel in GST at meeting

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PM Modis virtual rally in Goa cancelled in wake of Lata Mangeshkars demise

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US to waive sanctions on Iran civilian nuclear activities as talks heat up

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RBI warns against forex trading sites

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US orders 3,000 troops to bolster European allies in Russia-Ukraine crisis

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GST on transaction fees, not on cryptos value, says Centre

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Land monetization SPV is almost here

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ED arrests Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channis nephew in illegal mining case

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As Ukraine prepares for cyberattacks, officials warn of ransomware in disguise

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How CCI broke up a shipping cartel

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A 1,000-crore bounty from crypto TDS

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Russia to face US in rare UN Security Council debate

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In eastern Ukraine’s largest city, pro-Russia sympathies wither as war looms

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Cong to raise farmers issue, Chinese aggression at LAC during Budget Session

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Uttar Pradesh assembly polls: BJP declares list of 91 candidates

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Govt notifies phase 2 of scheme to boost competitiveness in capital goods sector

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Uttar Pradesh assembly polls to decide next 20 years of state, says Amit Shah

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EU hits back at China over trade limits, taking Lithuania fight global

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US withdraws emergency covid vaccine mandate after Supreme Court blocks rule

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Gates foundation adds board members after billionaires’ divorce

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Ground report: Will Uttar Pradesh remain the BJPs fortress?

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NITI Aayog plans new index to rank states on competitiveness

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Is Railways on track to draw private capital?

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NATO to send ships, jet fighters to eastern Europe amid standoff with Russia

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How events in the US, Germany and China embolden Putin

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Russia hatching plot to replace Ukraine government, UK says

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US-backed forces struggle to contain Islamic State in battle over Syrian prison

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Fed launches review of possible central bank digital currency

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Democrats start to sketch out revived build back better package

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Goa assembly polls: BJP releases list of 34 candidates, Parrikars son kept out

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US flight disruptions ease as new 5G service goes live

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Biden’s first year: The goals he hit and the ones he missed

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Former digital editor files discrimination suit against New York Post

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Free N95 masks to be made available at pharmacies, White House says

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5G and flight safety: What to know about new wireless service and aviation

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Boris Johnson faces rising pressure over lockdown party

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Offices are leased up, thanks to cash gifts for tenants, months of free rent

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UP Assembly Polls: BJP MP Rita Joshi seeks ticket for her son

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Deepening debt crisis in Sri Lanka stokes controversy over Chinese lending

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Kazakhstan says Russia to withdraw troops in wake of unrest

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India may take a step closer to the global tax deal

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PM Narendra Modi will inaugurate 11 new medical colleges in Tamil Nadu today

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Hospitals cut beds as nurses call in sick with covid-19

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Russia’s Putin seizes on crises to assert control over former Soviet Republics

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Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to four years in prison in second verdict

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North Korea says it tested hypersonic missile

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Dozens killed as Kazakhstan cracks down on protests

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Consumer demand for goods likely drove US import surge during holidays

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Candidates can spend up to ₹95 lakh in elections; EC raises expenditure limit

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Disapproval of Biden hits new high

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As China tensions smoulder, Japan and Australia move to sign defense treaty

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Odisha govt, Gail sign MoU for clean energy projects

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Omicron may press pause on interest rate hike

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Why UP sees high-pitch poll campaign on religious lines

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Omicron takes a toll on businesses, from airports to bars and supermarkets

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China haunted by its 1-child policy as it tries to encourage couples to conceive

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Scotland moves to pardon thousands executed as witches—400 years later

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US on sidelines as China and other Asia-Pacific nations launch trade pact

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Beijing fell short on trade deal promises, creating dilemma for Biden

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Major fire devastates South Africa’s Parliament

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Italy’s embattled Berlusconi eyes the presidency, his biggest prize yet

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Govt to formulate air sports policy to make it safe, affordable

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West Bengal: TMC leader Firhad Hakim declared Mayor of Kolkata municipality

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Air cargo also disrupts supply chain as goods spill out of warehouses

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Biden says he is more likely to run in 2024 if Trump is his opponent

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Tour operators feel the pinch as many nations shut borders

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Omicron cases up, night curfews in; lockdowns next?

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Omicron spread prompts more interest in booster shots than new vaccinations

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The death business is booming—for now

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How the new warehousing policy will transform Indias logistics

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Biden administration to distribute 500 million at-home Covid-19 test kits

WASHINGTON : The Biden administration will distribute 500 million free at-home Covid-19 testin......

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Davos WEF is postponed as Omicron forces more cancellations, travel bans

Israel is set to bar its citizens from traveling to the U.S. and Canada because of the spread of t......

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Virus  risk  fails  to  deter  holiday  bookings

India’s hospitality industry is closely tracking the new and highly contagious Omicron variant of ......

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India seeks cooperation with Central Asia to help Afghanistan

India seeks to work with Central Asian nations to help provide aid to Afghanistan and ensure a mor......

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Uttar Pradesh assembly polls: BJPs Jan Vishwas Yatra to begin today

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Ahead of Punjab polls, farmer leader Gurnam Chaduni floats political party

Farmers leader Gurnam Singh Chaduni on Saturday announced his own political front – Sanyukt Sangha......

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Will definitely win Punjab polls: Amarinder Singh announces alliance with BJP

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Giving pledge grows as more of world’s wealthy sign on to give away money

More than a dozen of some of the world’s richest people have joined a pledge to donate a majority ......

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Millennials are supercharging the housing market

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Politics was supposed to return to normal in 2021. What happened?

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Israeli cyber firm NSO explores sale, closure of spyware unit

TEL AVIV : Israeli cybersecurity company NSO Group is exploring a potential sale of business o......

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Air traffic in India is flatlining. Here’s why

The average number of daily domestic air passengers has flattened in the week ended 11 December, a......

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As Omicron spreads, vaccine rules stir political resistance for U.K.’s Johnson

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Crisis in Ukraine is a winner for Putin

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Fear of Iran, shrinking US role in Middle East push rivals together

The first-ever official meeting Monday between Israel’s prime minister and the United Arab Emirate......

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How a $6 Bass Pro Shops hat became a fashion trend

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British PM Johnson faces rebellion in parliament over Covid-19 measures

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For a Taliban-ruled Afghanistan, and the rest of the world, a crisis looms

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All highway wayside amenities to have EV charging stations

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Russia-Ukraine tension: Could what’s happening on the border lead to war?

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Britain increases scrutiny of foreign takeovers

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Karnataka MLC polls on Friday, 90 candidates in the fray

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Australia to stage diplomatic boycott of 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing

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Not vaccinated? In Singapore, you’ll pay for your own Covid-19 treatment

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‘Extremely tragic’, Kejriwal terms CDS General Bipin Rawats death in a crash

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In poll-bound UP, Congress women manifesto promises 40% of 20 lakh jobs

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For poor attendance in Parliament, PM Modi reprimands BJP MPs. Read here

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Deshmukh case: ED records ex-Maha chief secretary Sitaram Kuntes statement for over 6 hrs

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What PLFS tells us about India’s labour market

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Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to four years in Myanmar prison

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China seeks 1st military base on Africa’s Atlantic coast, US intelligence finds

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TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee to visit poll-bound Goa on 13 Dec

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Indias potential for growth is unmatched: Lawrence Summers

Lawrence H. Summers, one of America’s leading economists, believes India could be a dominant story......

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Eurozone inflation rises at fastest pace in 30 years

The annual rate of inflation in the eurozone accelerated in November at the fastest pace since Jul......

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PM Modi advises caution against coronavirus variant omicron

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Omicron variant found on flights reveals gaps in Covid-19 travel rules

The probe into two flights from South Africa to the Netherlands, on which more than a dozen people......

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Japan to bar entry of foreigners in response to Omicron variant

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How Omicron variant rattled the world in one week

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PM Modi to chair all-party meet today ahead of Winter Session of Parliament

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Iran’s nuclear advances weigh on renewed talks

As negotiators gather in Vienna for talks aimed at reviving an international nuclear agreement wit......

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What happened in Wuhan?

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Israel closes border to foreigners as more countries report Omicron variant

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Face masks compulsory in England shops, transport from Tuesday

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Indian airlines likely to incur losses of up to $4 bn in FY22

Indian airlines are expected to incur losses worth $3.5-4 billion, excluding any adjustments, in t......

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What it means to have more women than men in India

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Europe’s Covid-19 surge presents hard choices as winter approaches

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Where US workers are quitting jobs at record rates

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Can Biden come back? Many others have

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New Zealand to gradually relax border closure from mid-January

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Fed picks leave open questions on how central bank will regulate Wall Street

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Russia, India, China must work together to ensure aid reaches Afghanistan

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Undernutrition  in villages, obesity in cities: Survey

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12 of 17 Congress MLAs join Mamata Banerjees TMC in Meghalaya: Reports

In a major blow to Congress in Meghalaya, as many as 12 of its 17 MLAs in the state joined Trinamo......

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When will shortages end? Here’s why forecasts are often wrong

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US travel hits pandemic high ahead of Thanksgiving holiday

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France holds crisis talks after 27 migrants die crossing English Channel

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UN nuclear chief leaves Iran without a deal on factory inspection, diplomats say

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Flush with cash, Saudi prince snubs Biden and sends a message

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Noida International Airport to see ₹8,914 cr investment in first phase

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Pakistan to allow India to send aid to Afghanistan via its territory

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OPEC weighs shift in oil policy after crude release

Top oil producers Saudi Arabia and Russia are considering a move to pause their recent efforts to ......

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Ahead of Putin visit, India to finalise ₹5,000 crore worth defence deal

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Congress leader Kirti Azad joins TMC in Delhi

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Global licence deal to provide Covid antibody test tech free to poorer countries

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India and US aim to expand farm trade, resolve market access issues

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Mamata Banerjee likely to meet PM Modi today

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is on a four-day visit to the national capital, is......

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Punjab assembly polls: Arvind Kejriwal promises ₹1,000 per month to women

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Australia will reopen to skilled workers, students from December

SYDNEY : Australia will open its international border to fully vaccinated skilled workers and st......

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Minimum tax proposal would create complications for investors, firms:Tax experts

A Democratic proposal to tie taxes for big companies more closely to their financial accounting co......

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Xi says China will not seek dominance over Southeast Asia

BEIJING : Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Monday said his country will not seek dominance over Sout......

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China is expanding its effort to launch weapons from hypersonic missiles

China is expanding its capacity to develop weapons that can be fired from hypersonic missiles, sug......

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Indian economy will face crisis if there is a law on MSP, says Anil Ghanwat

NEW DELHI : Indian economy will face a crisis if a law is made for guaranteeing minimum support ......

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Biden will tap Jerome Powell for new term as Fed chairman

President Biden is set to nominate Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell to a second term leading......

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EU considers booster doses of J&Js Covid-19 vaccine

AMSTERDAM : The European Medicines Agency says it is evaluating whether to authorise booster dos......

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Irresponsible nations coming up with new definitions of UNCLOS: govt

NEW DELHI : In what can be termed as a swipe at China, defence minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday ......

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New covid-19 restrictions spark protests across Europe

Europeans are staging protests against new Covid-19 restrictions intended to stem an upsurge in th......

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US covid-19 deaths in 2021 surpass 2020’s

The number of U.S. Covid-19 deaths recorded in 2021 has surpassed the toll in 2020, according to f......

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Uttarakhand polls: AAP will build schools, hospitals, provide jobs if in power

If elected in Uttarakhand, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will build good schools and provide employment to......

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Shipping is in crisis, and it will take time to recover

NEW DELHI : These days, even the rare snippet of good news on the economic front ends up getti......

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BJP President JP Nadda to start two-day visit to poll-bound Uttar Pradesh today

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Jagat Prakash Nadda (JP Nadda) is set to visit poll-bound Uttar......

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How Indias farm laws came undone

On 19 November, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the three farm laws promulgated last y......

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Mamata Banerjee to visit Delhi today, may meet PM Modi, Opposition leaders

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will arrive in the national capital Delhi on Monday at ......

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Gehlot to hold last meeting of his current council of ministers today: Report

Ahead of the proposed Cabinet reshuffle, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot will hold the last meeting of......

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All ministers in Ashok Gehlot govt tender their resignations

Rajasthan Cabinet reshuffle: All ministers in Chief Minister Ashok Gehlots government tendered the......

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Yemen’s battleground shifts in favor of Iran-backed Houthis

Houthi fighters allied with Iran have gained important new ground in the yearslong war in Yemen, a......

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Farmer leaders hail PM Modis decision to repeal farm laws on Guru Nanak Jayanti

Farmer leaders across nation have welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modis decision to repeal the th......

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PM Modi dedicates development projects in Uttar Pradesh

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday dedicated to the nation a host of development pr......

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How realistic is getting $100 billion FDI every year?

Commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal this week expressed confidence in India’s foreign dire......

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An antidote to inflation? ‘Buy nothing’ groups gain popularity

Millions of people are joining groups that help them acquire the things they need—without paying a......

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How Xi Jinping is rewriting China’s history to put himself at the center

China’s Communist Party has issued a rare new accounting of its history that seals Xi Jinping’s pl......

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What’s driving Xi Jinping’s economic revamp? China’s social mobility das stalled

China, Xi Jinping, China economic revamp, social mobility, social inequality, poor, rural families......

politics 2021-11-19 Livemint

What does inflation mean for American businesses? For some, bigger profits

Companies are paying higher wages, spending more for materials and absorbing record freight costs,......

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Covid-19 created a child-care crisis, and big providers aim to fill the void

The biggest players in U.S. child care see an opening in America’s caregiving crisis. National ope......

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More infectious Covid delta sub-variant spreading fast in UK, survey shows

A more infectious new version of Covid-19’s delta variant is spreading fast in the UK, accounting ......

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US pushes arms-control talks as China’s nuclear arsenal grows

TAIPEI : Washington is pushing for arms-control talks with China as the country, long an atomic al......

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US boosts order for Glaxo’s Covid-19 antibody drug

The US. government has agreed to buy more doses of an antibody drug for the early treatment of Cov......

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Biden to face push back on EV rules at first Three Amigos summit in 5 years

WASHINGTON :  Leaders of the United States, Canada and Mexico will meet together for the first t......

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India seeks duty free access for leather goods under FTAs

NEW DELHI : India is seeking duty free market access for its leather goods in countries, includi......

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Debt-cap jitters return to treasuries as Yellen narrows timing

Investors are beginning to demand more yield to hold the US government’s shortest-maturity debt, p......

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Govt doubles November tax devolution amount

NEW DELHI : Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday agreed to transfer tax revenues due to......

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Nawab Malik shares WhatsApp chat between Kiran Gosavi, Kashiff Khan

Nawab Malik leader of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) shared a screenshot of a purported Whatsapp......

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Dubai starts issuing 5-year entry permits for foreign workers

Dubai started issuing five-year multi-entry permits for employees of international companies, the ......

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Crypto investors want to buy rare copy of US Constitution at Sotheby’s auction

A group of investors is pooling millions of dollars in cryptocurrency in an attempt to purchase a ......

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COP26 leaders agree to end deforestation by 2030

GLASGOW : World leaders from more than 100 countries, including the U.S., China and Brazil, ag......

politics 2021-11-03 Livemint

How India can reinvent the goods and services tax

Recently, the goods and services tax (GST) completed a tumultuous four-year journey. Though simple......

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IT dept attaches properties worth ₹1,000 cr allegedly belonging to Ajit Pawar

Income Tax Department today has attached properties allegedly belonging to Nationalist Congress Pa......

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PM Modi launches initiative for developing small island nations infrastructure

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched the Initiative for the Resilient Islan......

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Global Covid-19 death toll tops five million

The reported global Covid-19 death toll surpassed five million Monday, according to data compiled ......

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China locks 30,000 visitors inside Shanghai Disneyland after one guest got Covid

HONG KONG : Shanghai Disneyland was temporarily shut down from Sunday after a visitor was foun......

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India aims for net-zero emissions by 2070, Modi tells COP26

NEW DELHI : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday pledged to cut India’s net carbon emissions t......

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ED arrests ex-Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh

Former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in......

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Can slidin’ Biden regain his footing?

In a way Republicans have already won in Virginia. Democrat Terry McAuliffe, a former governor and......

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Mamata Banerjee in Goa: Didi talks fish, football amid Khela Hobe chants

West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee, on a visit to Goa where......

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Govt seeks details of Facebooks algorithms, processes amid hate speech allegations: Sources

NEW DELHI : Amid allegations of Facebooks system fuelling hate speech and fake news, the governm......

politics 2021-10-29 Livemint

COP26 and the weight of great expectations

Leaders from 120 nations will meet in Glasgow from 31 October to 12 November to discuss ways to cu......

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Biden turns to taxes on corporations, millionaires to pay for agenda

WASHINGTON : President Biden outlined $1.85 trillion in proposed tax increases and other reven......

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US in talks to pay hundreds of millions to families separated at border

WASHINGTON : The Biden administration is in talks to offer immigrant families that were separate......

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Leander Paes joins Trinamool Congress in Goa, in presence of Mamata Banerjee

Tennis champion and winner of the bronze medal at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics Leander Paes today joi......

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For the shipping industry, moves to cut carbon emissions remain a struggle

Ahead of COP26 climate summit, ship operators contend with limited supplies of cleaner fuel choice......

politics 2021-10-28 Livemint

How the billionaires income tax would work

WASHINGTON : Democrats are poised to consider a plan that would upend tax rules for the wealth......

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US military chief says China’s hypersonic missile test close to ‘Sputnik moment

WASHINGTON : The top U.S. military official described China’s recent test of a hypersonic miss......

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How India Inc. is navigating a nervous return to offices

NEW DELHI : The road to DLF’s Cyber Greens and Gateway Tower in Gurugram is as messy as pre-pa......

politics 2021-10-28 Livemint

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to chair a meeting of Delhi Cabinet today

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will hold a special Cabinet meeting today at 11 am......

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Congress to undertake mass membership drive from 1 November

The Indian National Congress (INC) has decided to take up a mass massive membership drive from 1 N......

politics 2021-10-26 Livemint

China’s energy crisis complicates plans for climate announcements ahead of COP26

Starting in late September, China’s top leadership began holding a series of emergency meetings. A......

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UN finds nations climate plans fall short of Paris accord

The world’s emissions reductions plans would allow far more global warming than targeted in the Pa......

politics 2021-10-26 Livemint

India lost $87 bn last year due to natural calamities: WMO

Natural disasters, such as cyclones, floods and droughts, have cost India around $87 billion in 20......

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Sudan military coup draws thousands to the streets in protest

Thousands of Sudanese pro-democracy protesters streamed into the streets of the capital on Monday ......

politics 2021-10-26 Livemint

US to exempt certain foreign air travelers from Covid-19 vaccine rules

Children and those from countries with low supplies of Covid-19 vaccines will be exempt from new r......

politics 2021-10-26 Livemint

Mamata Banerjee unhappy over delay in disbursement of students’ credit cards

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is unhappy over students not getting credit cards as an......

politics 2021-10-26 Livemint

What Mauritius exiting FATF grey list means for India

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an intergovernmental organization meant to combat money la......

politics 2021-10-25 Livemint

China passes new land border law amid military standoff with India

BEIJING : Asserting that sovereignty and territorial integrity of China are sacred and inviolabl......

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China does not have any right in choosing next Dalai Lama: Head of Tawang monastery

TAWANG (ARUNACHAL PRADESH) : China has no authority at all to get involved in choosing the next ......

politics 2021-10-24 Livemint

Turkey’s Erdogan threatens to expel 10 western ambassadors, including US envoy

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to expel the U.S. ambassador and the top envoys......

politics 2021-10-24 Livemint

What Mauritius’ exit from FATF’s ‘grey list’ means

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an intergovernmental organization meant to combat money la......

politics 2021-10-24 Livemint

Delhi govt impounds more than 250 diesel, petrol-driven vehicles this month

Officials of the Delhi government’s Transport Department has impounded around 270 diesel and petro......

politics 2021-10-24 Livemint

Home Minister Amit Shah to inaugurate research centre at IIT Jammu today

Union Home Minister Amit Shah will inaugurate two phases of a multi-disciplinary research centre a......

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400 city forests to come up across India: Union minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey

Centre has conceived a project to develop 400 city forest across the country to increase the green......

politics 2021-10-23 Livemint

Amit Shah on 3-day maiden visit to J-K from today post abrogation of Article 370

Union Home Minister Amit Shah will begin his three-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir from today for t......

politics 2021-10-23 Livemint

Xi Jinping hasn’t left China in 21 months, keeping diplomacy virtual

Chinese President Xi Jinping sealed himself behind some of the world’s tightest border controls whe......

politics 2021-10-22 Livemint

Chinese warplanes lead Taiwanese to think about what to do in an attack

TAIPEI : Since she was a child, Angela Ou has known to hide under a table and stay near a sourc......

politics 2021-10-22 Livemint

Taliban commander who launched bombings in Kabul is chief in charge of security

KABUL :Mawlawi Zubair Mutmaeen used to run Taliban suicide-bombing squads in Kabul. On a recent day......

politics 2021-10-21 Livemint

What is COP26 in Glasgow and why does the climate change summit matter?

Climate negotiators from nearly every country will gather for two weeks in early November in Scotla......

politics 2021-10-21 Livemint

China tests hypersonic missile in military expansion

China tested in August a hypersonic missile that orbited the globe before heading toward its target......

politics 2021-10-21 Livemint

Amarinder a patriot, open to alliance with those who put national interest first: BJP

The BJP on Wednesday reciprocated warmly to former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singhs suggestio......

politics 2021-10-21 Livemint

Mental illness widespread among India’s death row inmates: Study

Over 60% of prisoners on death row interviewed for a major study were found to be suffering from a ......

politics 2021-10-20 Livemint

Is Brexit hurting the UK economy? Trade data flashes a warning

LONDON : The global upswing in trade is leaving the U.K. behind, an early sign of the challenge......

politics 2021-10-20 Livemint

China flooding exposed risks in Beijing’s plan to launch digital currency

Heavy summer rains knocked out cellphone service, leaving many people who don’t carry cash unable t......

politics 2021-10-20 Livemint

Russia’s move to cut NATO ties complicates Biden’s pivot to China

BRUSSELS : Moscow’s decision to halt its mission to NATO escalates a growing dispute with the a......

politics 2021-10-20 Livemint

Captain Amarinder Singh to launch a new party ahead of Punjab polls

Former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh will launch a new political party soon in the ......

politics 2021-10-20 Livemint

Afghanistan withdrawal to be subject of State Department investigation

WASHINGTON : The State Department’s internal watchdog has informed U.S. lawmakers that it has b......

politics 2021-10-20 Livemint

UP assembly polls: Congress to give 40% tickets to women, says Priyanka Gandhi

Ahead of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has said that ......

politics 2021-10-19 Livemint

World Bank mishandled sexual-harassment claims, internal tribunal says

The World Bank failed to protect two young employees who filed sexual-harassment allegations agains......

politics 2021-10-19 Livemint

China’s Xi flexes power with plan to rewrite Communist Party history

Chinese leader Xi Jinping is preparing to officially stamp his personal imprint on the Communist Pa......

politics 2021-10-19 Livemint

To strike a climate deal, poor nations say they need trillions from rich ones

Industrialized countries were already struggling to pay earlier commitments to help with clean-ener......

politics 2021-10-19 Livemint

Is our country really as hungry as they say?

India has slid down the Global Hunger Index (GHI) this year, falling behind its South Asian neighbo......

politics 2021-10-19 Livemint

Govt may ease GST norms on re-export of leased aircraft

The government is considering easing goods and services tax (GST) rules for re-export of leased pla......

politics 2021-10-19 Livemint

Coming soon, a UPI moment in healthcare?

Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) has the potential to be the ‘UPI moment’ for healthcare in I......

politics 2021-10-19 Livemint

Amit Shah to flag off Modi Van under BJPs Seva hi Sangathan today

Union Home Minister Amit Shah will flag off Modi Van on Tuesday under the Seva hi Sangathan program......

politics 2021-10-19 Livemint

Elections for Congress president to be held in September 2022: Report

Elections for appointing a full-time Congress president will be held in September next year, report......

politics 2021-10-17 Livemint

Foreign minister Jaishankar to visit Israel 17-21 October

NEW DELHI: Indias foreign minister S. Jaishankar will travel to Israel in a visit starting over the......

politics 2021-10-17 Livemint

At CWC meet, Rahul Gandhi says ‘will consider’ becoming Congress president

Upon the insistence of senior leaders at the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting held on Satur......

politics 2021-10-17 Livemint

Congress to take up nationwide mass agitations in November over price rise

The Congress Working Committee (CWC) during its meeting on Saturday passed three resolutions on the......

politics 2021-10-17 Livemint

‘Unburdened myself’: Sasikala visits Jaya mausoleum, hints at political comeback

V K Sasikala, who was eased out of the AIADMK years ago, on Saturday paid homage at the mausoleum o......

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CM Uddhav okays proposal to promote police constable directly to sub-inspector

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday has taken a decision that is expected to sp......

politics 2021-10-16 Livemint

Mann Ki Baat: PM Narendra Modi to address the 82nd edition on 24 October

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the 82nd episode of his monthly radio programme Mann Ki B......

politics 2021-10-16 Livemint

Congress top body to meet today, likely to decide on new party chief

Congress Working Committee (CWC), the partys supreme body, will meet today at the All India Congres......

politics 2021-10-16 Livemint

India fears Taliban fallout in Kashmir

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi set out his Taliban worries to world leaders this week, Indian forc......

politics 2021-10-16 Livemint

Uttar Pradesh assembly polls: SP could win 400 seats, says Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party could win 400 assembly seats in the upcoming 2022 Uttar Pradesh assembly elections,......

politics 2021-10-15 Livemint

There will be no power cuts in Maharashtra: Deputy CM Ajit Pawar

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar assured that there will not be a shortage of coal or a......

politics 2021-10-15 Livemint

There has to be a policy to control population: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Friday said that population policy should ......

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