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SpiceJet hires 500 Jet Airways employees, including 100 pilots
New Delhi, Apr 19: Budget carrier SpiceJet on Friday said it has already absorbed over 500 employees, including 100 pilots, of the grounded carrier Jet Airways and it is open to induct more as it adds more aircraft and routes in [...]
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With Jet suspending operations, will your travel plans be affected?
New Delhi, Apr 19: With Jet Airways suspending operations, as many as 440 slots are vacant at Delhi and Mumbai airports which will be allocated to other airlines in a transparent manner, a senior official said. The grounding of planes by [...]
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Here is why trade along LoC with Pakistan was suspended by India
New Delhi, Apr 18: Citing misuse India on Friday suspended trade along the Line of Control with effect from April 19. The action was taken after it was reported that Pakistan based elements were using the trade route to smuggle weapons, [...]
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Analysing the voter turn out for phase 2 of Lok Sabha elections
New Delhi, Apr 19: Moderate to high voter turnout was recorded in the 95 constituencies in 11 states and Puducherry that went to polls in the second phase of Lok Sabha elections which were marred by sporadic incidents of violence in [...]
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Malegaon to Samjhauta: How politics of terror derailed these cases
New Delhi, Apr 18: The BJP after selecting Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur as its candidate from Bhopal said that the decision was taken to punish the Congress for its Hindu terror bogey. It was in the year 2008 that the word [...]
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India suspends LoC trade with Pakistan
New Delhi, Apr 18: India has suspended trade along the Line of Control with effect from April 19. The action was taken after it was reported that Pakistan based elements were using the trade route to smuggle weapons, fake currency and [...]
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Tejashwi Yadav calls PM Modi ‘fake OBC’, BJP hits back
Patna, Apr 18: The BJP on Thursday accused RJD leadership of promoting dynasty and using politics for personal "enjoyment", as it hit out at Tejashwi Yadav after he questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's OBC credentials. BJP general secretary Bhupendra [...]
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EC lets off Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi with warning for 'Modiji ki sena' remark
New Delhi, Apr 18: The Election Commission on Thursday let off Minority Affairs Minister and BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi with a light rap for his 'Modiji ki sena' remark and "warned" him against using the armed forces for political propaganda. [...]
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Something wrong with EVMs, need to study them: Sam Pitroda
New Delhi, Apr 18: Technocrat-turned-politician Sam Pitroda said Thursday that he feels there is something wrong with Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs). He can not pinpoint the flaw immediately and would need to study the machine for that, the Congress leader said. [...]
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Lok Sabha election 2019 voting Live: Battle of ballots across 95 seats today
New Delhi, Apr 18: Voting for the second phase of Lok Sabha elections 2019 will be held across 95 parliamentary constituencies spread across 12 states and one Union Territories (UTs) today. During the second phase, the polling will be held in [...]
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Lok Sabha Election 2019 Phase Two: Key contests between top candidates
New Delhi, Apr 18: The stage is set for the second phase of the Lok Sabha elections in which 95 constituencies spread across 13 states and union territories will vote on Thursday in the mega seven-phase electoral exercise. Polling in Vellore, [...]
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This party manifesto promises alcohol at half rate, free goat and free gold for women
New Delhi, Apr 17: The Lok Sabha election 2019 season is on. Political leaders are campaigning tirelessly, notwithstanding the blistering heat. With the Lok Sabha elections 2019 underway, the two biggest political parties of India -- Congress and BJP -- have [...]
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Priyanka Chaturvedi miffed with Congress for reinstating leaders who misbehaved with her
New Delhi, Apr 17: Congress national spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi on Wednesday expressed her displeasure at the party's decision to reinstate leaders who were suspended for misbehaving with her. Taking to Twitter to express her dissatisfaction over the development, Chaturvedi said [...]
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Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Political rhetoric hits new low with sexist remarks
New Delhi, Apr 17: There is no dearth of instances wherein women were ridiculed for voicing their opinions, their moral excellence was questioned and vitriolic statements were aimed at disusing their contribution to the society. The sexist jibe used [...]
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Mahavir Jayanti 2019: Know about the festival
New Delhi, Apr 17: Mahavir Jayanti 2019 is one of the most auspicious festivals for the Jain community and like every year, the occasion is expected to be celebrated with fanfare this time as well. The festival is observed by the [...]
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Sadhvi Pragya Thakur joins BJP, likely to take on Digvijay in 'highly-polarised' battle for Bhopal
Bhopal, Apr 17: Malegaon Blast accused Sadhvi Pragya Thakur on Wednesday met former Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan amid speculations that she could be fielded as the BJP candidate from Bhopal from where senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh is contesting the [...]
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Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi booked for calling Azam Khan ‘Mogambo’
New Delhi, Apr 17: Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi was booked on Wednesday for violating the model code of conduct after he purportedly referred to Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan as "Mogambo" at a BJP rally in Rampur. Naqvi [...]
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Amid poll panel's gag order, Yogi to visit Ayodhya
Lucknow, Apr 16: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adithyanath will visit the Ram Lalla temple in Ayodhya on Wednesday, amid the 72-hour ban on campaigning imposed on him by the Election Commission. Adityanath visited the famous Hanuman Setu temple in [...]
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Kartarpur corridor: India, Pak discuss technical issues
New Delhi, Apr 16: India and Pakistan pn Tuesday held a meeting on technical aspects of the proposed Kartarpur corridor linking Gurudwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan's Narowal with to Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur district in Punjab, officials said. [...]
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Azam Khan gets another EC notice for inflammatory remarks
New Delhi, Apr 16: Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan was on Tuesday issued a fresh show cause notice by the Election Commission for allegedly making inflammatory remarks at various places in Uttar Pradeh in the past few days. The EC gave [...]
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Income Tax raids Kanimozhi's residence in Thoothukudi, finds nothing
Chennai, Apr 16: The income tax department raided the house of DMK leader Kanimozhi in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi on Tuesday evening.  The I-T department has now clarified that Kanimozhi cooperated with the team and nothing was found from her residence. [...]
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TikTok App blocked in India by Google after court order: Report
New Delhi, Apr 17: Google has blocked access to TikTok in India to comply with the Madras High Court's order to prohibit its downloads, news agency Reuters reported on Tuesday. The app, which is owned by Chinese company ByteDance, [...]
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‘You don’t look powerless anymore’: SC to EC over banning politicians for violating model code
New Delhi, Apr 16: The Supreme Court has taken note of the Election Commission's action against politicians over hate speeches. The top court has expressed satisfaction and said, "The Election Commission has got its power back. No interim order required" A [...]
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Lok Sabha elections 2019: Rajnath Singh files his nomination from Lucknow
Lucknow, Apr 16: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh filed his nomination papers from Lucknow on April 16. During the nomination of the BJP candidates, several ministers and BJP office bearers including Union Minister of State Hansraj Ahir, Union Minister [...]
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J&K: Militants hurl grenades at NC Leader in Kashmir
Jammu, Apr 16: Militants attacked a residence of National conference leader Ashraf Bhat by firing UBGL Grenade in Pulwama's Tral on Tuesday. The incident happened when NC's Anantnag Parliamentary seat candidate Hasnain Masoodi was adressing workers and the Grenade [...]
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Azam Khan’s son gives communal colour to EC’s gag order
Lucknow, Apr 16: The ban on Azam Khan and BSP chief Mayawati from campaigning over controversial remarks has left the Samajwadi Party's leader fuming and he said that attempts are being made to crush the voices of Dalits and Muslims. {image-azamkhan-1555401024.jpg [...]
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ED attaches assets worth Rs 3.68 crore of Om Prakash Chautala in money laundering case
New Delhi, Apr 15: The Enforcement Directorate on Monday said it has attached assets worth Rs 3.68 crore in Delhi, Panchkula and Sirsa of former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala in connection with a money laundering case against him and [...]
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Timely induction of Rafale jets would have boosted Balakot airstrike: BS Dhanoa
New Delhi, Apr 15: Technology was on India's side in the Balakot airstrikes, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa said on Monday, asserting that the results would have been further tilted in the country's favour if Rafale jets were inducted in time. [...]
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