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Tripura Elections 2018

For the first time in Tripura, the Right will take on the Left in a direct fight – with the BJP emerging the main challenger to CM Manik Sarkar’s CPI(M). Watch this space as voters decide the fate of the 60 state assembly seats.

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A total of 297 candidates are in the fray for the Tripura elections – up from 249 in 2013

One of their last bastions in the country, the state has been ruled by the Left since 1978, except for five years from 1988 to 1993, when the Congress was in power

The results will be declared on 3 March

The slogan of the BJP – trying to make inroads in the state – is “chalo paltai” or “let’s bring change”

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A total of 297 candidates are in the fray for the Tripura elections – up from 249 in 2013

One of their last bastions in the country, the state has been ruled by the Left since 1978, except for five years from 1988 to 1993, when the Congress was in power

The results will be declared on 3 March

The slogan of the BJP – trying to make inroads in the state – is “chalo paltai” or “let’s bring change”

Trudeau’s India Visit

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau is on a seven-day visit to India, starting 17 February. The visit is aimed at intensifying defence and counter-terror cooperation, besides expanding trade and investment ties.

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Narendra Modi and his Canadian counterpart Trudeau are expected to focus on areas, including civil nuclear cooperation, space, defence, energy and education

Trudeau’s itinerary includes visit to key Indian monuments, including the Taj Mahal in Agra, the Golden Temple in Amritsar and the Jama Masjid in New Delhi

He is slated to meet with top business leaders in Mumbai

India is likely to raise the Khalistan issue during his weeklong visit

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Narendra Modi and his Canadian counterpart Trudeau are expected to focus on areas, including civil nuclear cooperation, space, defence, energy and education

Trudeau’s itinerary includes visit to key Indian monuments, including the Taj Mahal in Agra, the Golden Temple in Amritsar and the Jama Masjid in New Delhi

He is slated to meet with top business leaders in Mumbai

India is likely to raise the Khalistan issue during his weeklong visit

The $1.8 Billion PNB Fraud

Punjab National Bank is at the centre of a $1.8 billion fraud – one of the largest to be detected in the history of the Indian banking sector. The fraudulent transactions are allegedly linked to billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi. 

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On 14 Feb, the CBI received complaints from PNB which detected a Rs 11,292 crore fraud involving jeweller Nirav Modi

Nirav Modi’s home, offices in Mumbai, Delhi and Surat were searched by ED on Thursday

Officials said Modi and his family fled India in the first week of January, days before the first complaint was received

The case turned political after Congress termed Nirav ‘Chhota Modi’

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On 14 Feb, the CBI received complaints from PNB which detected a Rs 11,292 crore fraud involving jeweller Nirav Modi

Nirav Modi’s home, offices in Mumbai, Delhi and Surat were searched by ED on Thursday

Officials said Modi and his family fled India in the first week of January, days before the first complaint was received

The case turned political after Congress termed Nirav ‘Chhota Modi’

Help Raise Money for Chhutki

The Quint, in association with BitGiving, has launched a crowdfunding campaign called #HelpChhutki, to help raise money for an 8-month-old rape survivor in Delhi. We hope to aid both Chhutki’s immediate medical expenses and her education.

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The infant was raped on 28 January, allegedly by her 28-year-old cousin, in west Delhi

She spent almost two weeks in hospital, and currently still needs extensive medical treatment to heal completely

Her father works as a daily wage labourer, and her mother as a domestic help in houses nearby

The accused is currently in police custody and has confessed to the crime

The Quint wants to help raise funds for Chhutki, and appeals to you too, to help her win this fight

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The infant was raped on 28 January, allegedly by her 28-year-old cousin, in west Delhi

She spent almost two weeks in hospital, and currently still needs extensive medical treatment to heal completely

Her father works as a daily wage labourer, and her mother as a domestic help in houses nearby

The accused is currently in police custody and has confessed to the crime

The Quint wants to help raise funds for Chhutki, and appeals to you too, to help her win this fight

India’s Tour of South Africa

Follow the latest from India’s tour of South Africa comprising 3 Tests, 6 ODIs and 3 T20s.

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3 TESTS: 5 January - Cape Town, 13 January - Centurion, 24 Jan - Johannesburg

6 ODIs: 1 Feb - Durban, 4 Feb - Centurion, 7 Feb - Cape Town, 10 Feb - Johannesburg, 13 Feb - Port Elizabeth, 16 Feb - Centurion

3 T20s: 18 Feb - Johannesburg, 21 Feb - Centurion, 24 Feb - Cape Town

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3 TESTS: 5 January - Cape Town, 13 January - Centurion, 24 Jan - Johannesburg

6 ODIs: 1 Feb - Durban, 4 Feb - Centurion, 7 Feb - Cape Town, 10 Feb - Johannesburg, 13 Feb - Port Elizabeth, 16 Feb - Centurion

3 T20s: 18 Feb - Johannesburg, 21 Feb - Centurion, 24 Feb - Cape Town