Voters Oust MNF in Mizoram, Congress in Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and KCR from Telangana; As BJP Retains MP, Caste Census Politics Isn’t Cutting It
IAF pilots killed in crash, Muizzu claims Modi will withdraw troops from Maldives, Delhi retains lead in sexual violence, god in new NMC logo irritates medics, UGC wants Modi selfie points on campuses
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Snapshot of the day
December 4, 2023
In Mizoram, the relatively new Zoram People’s Movement, an amalgam of parties led by Lalduhoma, has ended the decade-long rule of the Mizo National Front, bagging 27 seats. Chief minister Zoramthanga, who lost his own seat, has resigned. Sangeeta Barooah Pisharoty explains the wider issues involved.
Two Indian Air Force pilots, an instructor and a cadet, have been killed in a crash while on a training sortie.
Prime Minister Modi’s victory speech following state elections, in which he claimed that “several attempts were made to divide the country on caste lines,” overshadowed the release of the annual Crime in India report for 2022 by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB). It reveals that crimes against Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes,
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