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The Morning Wrap: India Vows Big Cut In Emissions By 2030; Man Sneaks Gun And Fires In Delhi Metro Station

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NEW DELHI, INDIA - SEPTEMBER 19: Prakash Javadekar, Minister Of State For Information & Broadcasting And Environment, Forest & Climate Change at inaugural session of CII big picture summit 2014 on September 19, 2014 in New Delhi, India. (Photo by Pradeep Gaur/Mint via Getty Images)

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Activist Javed Abidi, who'd helped frame rules to ensure that the disabled didn't face discrimination at India's airports, was forced to get off his wheelchair at the Indira Gandhi International Airport on Wednesday.

Even as the brutal murder of a 52-year-old Muslim man by a Hindu mob in Uttar Pradesh's Bisada village has sparked outrage, leaders of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party are already trivialising the issue.

HuffPost India visits the village in Dadri, where a man was killed for eating beef and finds a family that is no longer sure of its place, in what has been their home for generations.

Here's why Meghna Gulzar made Talvar.

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Countries that give safe haven to terrorists must be made to pay a heavy price, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj urged the UN General Assembly on Thursday in a frontal attack on Pakistan.

Police find common, mobile trail to murder of rationalists Pansare, Dabholkar and Kalburg.

India has committed to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by a third, for every unit of GDP, by 2030.

Telangana, ahead of Gandhi Jayanti, shows how to build toilets in record time.

The Toledo Museum of Art in Ohio is ready to return more than 100 Indian antiquities donated by art dealer Subhash Kapoor now lodged in Puzhal prison.

Sifting through the library started by his great grandfather Hawali Hussain Naseerbadi in his native village in Rae Bareli, Farman came across a Mahabharat, atleast 300 years old and written in Urdu.

In a major security lapse ahead of the festival season, a 22-year-old man managed to sneak a gun into a Metro train and shot himself at the busy Rajiv Chowk station in Delhi late Thursday night.

Off The Front Page

This is how the Gujarat model of sanitary napkins will help women refugees in Syria.

To keep lawyers in check, Tamil Nadu broadcasts High Court proceedings live.

Just before the Nobel Peace Prize committee sits down to pick a 2015 winner next week, an unusual war of words is tarnishing the respectable team which has before it names like Pope Francis, Colombian peace negotiators or those helping Syrian refugees to choose from for the coveted award.

Eraviperoor has become the first gram panchayat in the country to facilitate free Wi-Fi to the general public.


Vamsee Juluri proposes that the week from September 25 to October 2nd--respectively the birthdays of Deen Dayal Upadhyay and Mahatma Gandhi--be celebrated as ahimsa week. "Rather than linger, with petty distractions, on which identity group betrayed who, perhaps it is best to honour the architects of a vision for a moral India by focussing on himsa (violence) as the central problem of our times."

MJ Akbar's itinerant writings skip from Bihar and Mangalore to Bangalore, of which he notes: "The bully boys of the Big City who set the discourse for snobbery have always sneered at the small town as sleepy. What they actually mean is peaceful, but will never acknowledge peace as a virtue. Peace distresses a modern metropolis, as if it were a challenge to its virility."

Neelkanth Mishra says that contrary to the “government vs RBI” soap opera playing in newspapers, the central bank’s actions show greater trust in the government.

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