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Author Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

INTERVIEW | Current generation can be inspired by Rani Jindan Kaur's qualities, says Author Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Telling or retelling the stories of women, placing them at the centre of my novels, has been an important aspect of my work, tells Divakaruni.


Eight Assam labourers attacked in Meghalaya; one dies, others sent back home

There is mounting pressure on the state government for the implementation of Inner Line Permit or ILP, which is viewed as a shield against the illegal influx of immigrants.

26th February 2021 06:39 PM

Congress demands judicial inquiry into death of Dadra and Nagar Haveli MP Mohan Delkar

The Opposition party claimed the seven-time MP had named the administrator, Praful Khoda Patel, and other officials of the union territory in his purported suicide note.

26th February 2021 06:28 PM

'Cross-border terror needs to be watched: Experts welcome ceasefire pact between India and Pakistan

The United States has also welcomed the agreement, saying it is a positive step towards greater peace and stability in South Asia.

26th February 2021 06:13 PM

Shiv Sena slams Nirmala Sitharaman's 'dharm-sankat' remark on fuel prices

MP Sanjay Raut said that the government's primary responsibility is to protect people from inflation, and it should not adopt a trader's approach of looking at profit and loss while taking decisions.

26th February 2021 05:51 PM

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan defends references to PM Modi in Governor's address

Chouhan said that Modi was a leader with a global stature and said his leadership galvanized people from all walks of life to fight against the coronavirus outbreak.

26th February 2021 05:42 PM

Everyone on poll duty to get COVID-19 vaccine before assembly elections: Election Commission

Voting will take place for 126 seats in Assam, 234 in Tamil Nadu, 294 in West Bengal, 140 in Kerala and 30 in Puducherry.

26th February 2021 05:35 PM

CM Nitish Kumar fumes over criticisms of liquor prohibition in Bihar

He stressed that a full-fledged team should be constituted to conduct anti-liquor drives instead of a handful of personnel carrying out such raids.

26th February 2021 05:21 PM

Private hospitals empanelled under health schemes as Covid vaccination centres

Primary and community health centres, Ayushman Bharat Health and Wellness Centres sub-division hospitals, district hospitals and medical college hospitals will be designated as vaccination centres.

26th February 2021 05:19 PM

Won't allow smooth Assembly session until Shiv Sena's Sanjay Rathod quits: Maharashtra BJP

The opposition party has been demanding the resignation of Rathod, a Shiv Sena leader from Yavatmal, since his name was linked to the death of a 23-year-old woman in Pune.

26th February 2021 05:03 PM

Alarming rise in cyber crimes in Bihar sends cops into a tizzy

Citing figures, the minister said that 309 cyber crimes were registered in 2016 in Bihar followed by 433 in 2017, 474 in 2018 and 1050 in 2019

26th February 2021 05:01 PM
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