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Govt claims help has reached 91% manual scavengers, but only 13 states have identified them

There are 22 states where not a single person has self-declared to be a manual scavenger, according to government data.

EC disqualifies MP minister for three years, says 'menace' of paid news 'spreading like cancer'

The EC said that the "menace of paid news" was assuming "alarming proportions".

Islamophobia being spread in India responsible for assault on Muslims, says Owaisi

Owaisi also criticised BJP's choice of Ram Nath Kovind as its candidate for the post of President.

Hindi our national language, India cannot progress without it: Union min Naidu kicks up row

But in reality Hindi is not India's National Language.

Ready for today’s mind blowing moment? There’s a village in India named after Donald Trump

In a place that’s frequently in the news for being unsafe for women, naming a village after America’s p**** grabbing President is, perhaps, only logical.

How IISc scientists are seed bombing a barren land in Karnataka using drones

Even as scientists 'seed bomb' using latest technology, one of the problems they face is goats.

Explainer: How malware gets inside your apps

With millions of apps out there, it’s a growing problem.

Infosys agrees to pay $1 million to settle visa violation case in US

Infosys has denied all the allegations.

India’s inclusion in NSG remains in limbo, China continues to be stumbling block

Earlier this week, a Chinese official had been quoted in the media as saying that their stand vis-a-vis India had not changed since Seoul. 

Thiruvananthapuram tops new list of 30 for Smart City Mission

The latest list -- including 12 state capitals -- takes the number of cities chosen so far to 90 under the Smart City Mission.