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Dipti Singh

Special Correspondent @mid_day. She covers education beat, also writes on climate change, environment and issues that are relevant to Mumbaikars.Twitter: @diptivsingh

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Lok Sabha elections 2024: Caste politics and a three-way battle awaits Akola

Lok Sabha elections 2024: Caste politics and a three-way battle awaits Akola

Caste and religion take centre stage in Akola’s parliamentary seat battle... [Read More]

20 April,2024 07:25 AM IST | Mumbai | Dipti Singh
We’re banking on the Muslim vote, says Prakash Ambedkar

We’re banking on the Muslim vote, says Prakash Ambedkar

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VBA president Prakash Yashwant Ambedkar tells mid-day he is confident of winning Akola given the prevailing climate... [Read More]

20 April,2024 06:50 AM IST | Akola | Dipti Singh
Lok Sabha elections 2024: Security intensified in Maoist-affected Gadchiroli

Lok Sabha elections 2024: Security intensified in Maoist-affected Gadchiroli

Compared to previous polls, security measures have been bolstered by 30-40 per cent in Gadchiroli-Chimur LS seat, known for highest number of sensitive and hyper-sensitive booths... [Read More]

19 April,2024 07:00 AM IST | Gadchiroli | Dipti Singh
Lok Sabha elections 2024 | Not a single promise kept: Farm widow

Lok Sabha elections 2024 | Not a single promise kept: Farm widow

Kalavati Bandurkar, face of Vidarbha’s agrarian crisis in 2008 after husband’s suicide, says farmers’ plight unchanged since 2014... [Read More]

19 April,2024 06:53 AM IST | Yavatmal | Dipti Singh
Lok Sabha elections 2024: ‘I’m not an outsider. I spent 26 years here’

Lok Sabha elections 2024: ‘I’m not an outsider. I spent 26 years here’

Surprise Shinde Sena pick in Yavatmal Washim, Rajashri Patil, shoots down criticism... [Read More]

18 April,2024 07:18 AM IST | Mumbai | Dipti Singh
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Parineeti Chopra seeks blessings at Mumbai’s Siddhivinayak Temple

Parineeti Chopra seeks blessings at Mumbai’s Siddhivinayak Temple

`Chamkila` actress Parineeti Chopra visited Mumbai`s Siddhivinayak Temple following the success of the Imtiaz Ali directorial. (Pics/Yogen Shah, Instagram)  ... [Read More]

17 April,2024 07:14 PM IST
Parineeti Chopra drops BTS pictures from the sets of 'Amar Singh Chamkila'

Parineeti Chopra drops BTS pictures from the sets of 'Amar Singh Chamkila'

Parineeti Chopra has been receiving a lot of love since the release of Imtiaz Ali`s `Amar Singh Chamkila.` Now, the actress has dropped behind-the-scenes pictures from the sets of her recently released film `Amar Singh Chamkila.` The movie stars Diljit Dosanjh in the role of Chamkila, while Parineeti plays the role of his wife, Amarjot.... [Read More]

17 April,2024 03:00 PM IST
Ent top stories: Ranveer Singh reacts after deepfake video goes viral

Ent top stories: Ranveer Singh reacts after deepfake video goes viral

Entertainment Top Stories: End your day with the most happening highlights. It`s time to relax and take a look at the latest news and events... [Read More]

16 April,2024 07:53 PM IST
Spotted in the city: Malaika Arora, Kriti Sanon, Triptii Dimri and others

Spotted in the city: Malaika Arora, Kriti Sanon, Triptii Dimri and others

Spotted in the city: It`s time to sit back and flip through pictures of celebrities who made an appearance in the city throughout the day (Pics/Yogen Shah)... [Read More]

15 April,2024 08:41 PM IST
Spotted in the city: Arbaaz Khan, Sshura Khan, Aayush Sharma and others

Spotted in the city: Arbaaz Khan, Sshura Khan, Aayush Sharma and others

Spotted in the city: It`s time to sit back and flip through pictures of celebrities who made an appearance in the city throughout the day... [Read More]

14 April,2024 08:13 PM IST
Celebs at Diljit Dosanjh's Mumbai concert: Kriti, Vijay-Tamannaah, Taapsee

Celebs at Diljit Dosanjh's Mumbai concert: Kriti, Vijay-Tamannaah, Taapsee

Punjabi actor-singer Diljit Dosanjh, who is basking in the success of his film `Amar Singh Chamkila` set the stage ablaze with his performance at a concert in Mumbai. (Pics/Yogen Shah)... [Read More]

14 April,2024 12:15 PM IST
From Shraddha's grace to Sonakshi 's glam, B-town divas inspired Baisakhi fits'

From Shraddha's grace to Sonakshi 's glam, B-town divas inspired Baisakhi fits'

Baisakhi is here, and we are sure that you are looking for the perfect outfit inspiration to add spark to your celebration. To help you find your perfect match for the day, we have gathered some amazing outfits right from the closets of your favourite actresses... [Read More]

13 April,2024 11:57 AM IST
Spotted in the city: Sara Ali Khan, Ibrahim Ali Khan, Palak Tiwari and others

Spotted in the city: Sara Ali Khan, Ibrahim Ali Khan, Palak Tiwari and others

Spotted in the city: It`s time to sit back and flip through pictures of celebrities who made an appearance in the city throughout the day... [Read More]

12 April,2024 08:28 PM IST
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Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Priyanka Gandhi’s close aide Tajinder Bittu joins BJP

Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Priyanka Gandhi’s close aide Tajinder Bittu joins BJP

Congress’ Secretary In-Charge of Himachal Pradesh Tajinder Singh Bittu, ahead of Lok Sabha Elections 2024 resigned primary leadership of the party on April 20. Hours after resigning, ex-Congress leader joined Bharatiya Janata Party at party headquarters in Delhi. Tajinder Singh Bittu joined BJP in the presence of Union Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw and party General Secretary Vinod Tawde.... [Read More]

20 April,2024 02:50 PM IST
Ranveer Singh and Kriti Sanon offer prayers at Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Varanasi

Ranveer Singh and Kriti Sanon offer prayers at Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Varanasi

Ranveer Singh and Kriti Sanon embarked on a spiritual journey to the Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi, offering prayers and soaking in the serene ambience. The duo later enjoyed a tranquil boat ride along the picturesque ghats of Varanasi. Ranveer donned a sophisticated all-white kurta pyjama ensemble, while Kriti radiated elegance in a mustard salwar suit. Their visit drew hundreds of fans outside the temple, eager to catch a glimpse of their beloved stars.  Ranveer expressed his profound emotions, stating his lifelong devotion to Lord Shiva and the unique experience of visiting Kashi for the first time. Kriti Sanon highlighted the remarkable development initiatives undertaken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Kashi over the past decade, emphasizing the seamless blend of modernity with traditional Indian culture. Both actors commended PM Modi’s ‘Vikas Bhi, Virasat Bhi’ campaign, which advocates for the preservation of heritage alongside progressive development.... [Read More]

15 April,2024 07:35 PM IST
Ranveer Singh wishes to take Deepika to Kashi; Kriti Sanon Hails PM Modi

Ranveer Singh wishes to take Deepika to Kashi; Kriti Sanon Hails PM Modi

Ranveer Singh and Kriti Sanon embarked on a spiritual journey to the Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi, offering prayers and soaking in the serene ambience. The duo later enjoyed a tranquil boat ride along the picturesque ghats of Varanasi. Ranveer donned a sophisticated all-white kurta pyjama ensemble, while Kriti radiated elegance in a mustard salwar suit. Their visit drew hundreds of fans outside the temple, eager to catch a glimpse of their beloved stars.  Ranveer expressed his profound emotions, stating his lifelong devotion to Lord Shiva and the unique experience of visiting Kashi for the first time. Kriti Sanon highlighted the remarkable development initiatives undertaken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Kashi over the past decade, emphasizing the seamless blend of modernity with traditional Indian culture. Both actors commended PM Modi’s ‘Vikas Bhi, Virasat Bhi’ campaign, which advocates for the preservation of heritage alongside progressive development.... [Read More]

15 April,2024 01:44 PM IST | Mumbai
 Son of Indira Gandhi's assassin Sarabjit Singh Khalsa to contest LS Polls 2024

Son of Indira Gandhi's assassin Sarabjit Singh Khalsa to contest LS Polls 2024

Sarabjit Singh Khalsa is contesting elections from Faridkot Lok Sabha constituency. He is making headlines as he is the son of Beant Singh, one of the assassins of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. Speaking to ANI, he said, “I have contested elections three times. I am contesting from Faridkot constituency. I did not want to contest the polls this time, but my supporters asked me to contest. Sacrilege is one of the major issues which I will raise. Farmers’ MSP is another issue”. Watch video to know all about him. Watch video. ... [Read More]

13 April,2024 05:53 PM IST
Amar Singh Chamkila: Real story of Punjabi singer assassinated at 27

Amar Singh Chamkila: Real story of Punjabi singer assassinated at 27

‘Amar Singh Chamkila` starring Diljit Dosanjh and Parineeti Chopra is set to premiere on Netflix on May 12. Directed by Imtiaz Ali, the movie depicts the untold story of Punjab`s legendary singer, the top-selling artist of his era, who rose from poverty to immense fame in the 1980s through his powerful music. Chamkila was the original rockstar of the masses, angering many along the way, which finally led to his assassination at the young age of 27.  Who was Chamkila, and what led to his tragic demise, watch this video for more details.... [Read More]

11 April,2024 06:52 PM IST
Rajnath Singh's humorous answers make reporters laugh during press conference

Rajnath Singh's humorous answers make reporters laugh during press conference

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held a press conference on April 07.  During a press conference in Rajasthan’s Jaipur, Defence Minister outfoxed the reporters with his witty and humourous replies. Be it the question on the Lok Sabha Elections 2024 result or Pakistan’s remark on the General Elections, Singh gave chucklesome answers to the reporters which left then cracking. Rajnath Singh said, “When results will come, see the margin… If there was no democracy, you wouldn’t be able to ask questions now… Let it be…Don’t compare us with Pakistan,” said Rajnath Singh. Watch video for more.... [Read More]

08 April,2024 11:19 AM IST
PM Modi recalls Balakot airstrike from Rajasthan’s Churu

PM Modi recalls Balakot airstrike from Rajasthan’s Churu

During a public rally in Rajasthan`s Churu on April 4th, Prime Minister Narendra Modi revisited the memory of the `Balakot airstrike` before reciting his renowned poem "Saugandh mujhe is mitti ki, main desh nahi mitne dunga." He reminisced about being in Churu at the time of the airstrike on February 26th. “When I came to Churu on 26th February 2019, at that time the country had carried out an air strike in Balakot. We had taught a lesson to the terrorists. At that time I had said I would not let Mother India bow down...When our army carried out surgical strikes and air strikes, Congress and the people of this `Ghamandia` alliance were asking for proof. Dividing the country and insulting our army is the identity of the Congress Party”, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi.... [Read More]

05 April,2024 07:09 PM IST
Sanjay Singh compares BJP to Osama Bin Laden after his release from jail

Sanjay Singh compares BJP to Osama Bin Laden after his release from jail

Sanjay Singh was released from Delhi’s Tihar Jail on bail on April 3. The ED on April 2, informed the SC that the agency has no objection to Sanjay Singh getting bail. A bench led by Justice Sanjiv Khanna directed the release of Sanjay Singh . Bail was granted during pendency of trial in a money laundering case relating to excise policy irregularities. AAP workers played drums and celebrated the release of Sanjay Singh. While addressing a press conference after his release from jail he attacked BJP and said when BJP speaks about corruption it seems like Osama Bin Laden is speaking about non-violence. Watch video for more.... [Read More]

04 April,2024 11:08 AM IST
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