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Dec 21, 2020 09:46 AM IST Daybreak

Election Commission Ready for ‘One Nation, One Election’, Says CEC After PM’s Pitch

Nearly a month after Prime Minister Narendra Modi pitched for ‘One Nation, One Election’, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora has said that the ECI Is ready to implement the new system. Speaking exclusively to News 18 India, Arora said, "We are ready for that. After all broad amendments (in laws) by the legislature, Election Commission of India (ECI) is ready for the One Nation One Poll.”

Agatha vs Conrad, Priyanka vs Rahul: In Battle for Legacies, Indian Politics Hasn’t Been Fair to Daughters

The recent social media spat between Sharmistha Mukherjee and Abhijit Mukherjee, children of the late Pranab Mukherjee, has once again laid bare the intricacies of how political legacies can be decided. In India, the orthodox and outdated view prevails -- son gets primacy over the daughter.

Reassure Congress, Remind Sena-NCP: Power Play Behind Sonia's Letter to Uddhav

There is growing resentment in the Congress that while Uddhav is the face of the government along with Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar, who is seen as the architect of the alliance, the Congress has been left out in the cold.

A Look at the Mutated, 'Out of Control' Coronavirus Strain that Stole UK’s Christmas

A stringent tier-4 lockdown has been imposed in the worst-affected parts of the country, with restrictions on household mixing in London and the southeast, while in other parts of the country socialising will be allowed only on Christmas day.

India vs Australia: Super Striker Mohammed Shami's Injury a Massive Blow To India

Mohammed Shami will miss the remainder of the series. Cummins hit Shami on the arm with a short-pitched delivery and the Indian speedster who retired hurt in the second innings has been ruled out of the tour due to a fracture. Shami's absence will be a massive loss for India, almost as big as Kohli's unavailability for the remainder of the series. He has been one of the greatest wicket-takers in world cricket in the last few years.

'Thank You, 2020': Pakistani Twitter Had a Ball During India's Humiliating Collapse Against Australia

On Saturday, India registered their lowest Test score of 36/9 against Australia at the Adelaide Oval and Pakistani fans who witnessed the Indian batting collapse couldn't have asked for more.

7 Women Characters in Hindi Films of 2020 That We Deserve in 2021

In the year 2020, we found brave, smart, angry, sassy and most of all regular, relatable women in our Bollywood films. Someday we will not be writing a year-end listicle on women characters from Hindi films. But today is not that day.