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Congress to get new boss and it may not be Rahul Gandhi
The Congress has to elect a new president by December 31 and it is unlikely to be Rahul Gandhi. A request which has come from the first family of the Congress to elevate Rahul as the chief, replacing his mother, Sonia [...]
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Babri case: SC to pronounce verdict on conspiracy charges against Advani, MM Joshi on Wednesday
The Supreme Court is set to pronounce its verdict on the Central Bureau of Investigation's appeal against dropping of charges conspiracy charges against senior BJP leaders LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and others in the Babri Masjid demolition case on Wednesday.  [...]
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It's official, Sasikala ousted from AIADMK, Panneerselvam has the last laugh
It is 'Sasikala Natarajan camp' no more. Making their decision to oust Sasikala from the AIADMK public, Tamil Nadu minister Jayakumar on Tuesday announced that the party will function without Sasikala or her family. The move comes as a jolt to [...]
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Sasikala, Dinakaran ousted from AIADMK, did 'day at sea' seal their fate?
When Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palanisamy invited all AIADMK MLAs to visit Chennai on Tuesday, it became clear that a major decision was to be taken. Hours after meeting the MLAs, Finance Minister Jayakumar announced the party's decision to oust [...]
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Loudspeakers not necessary for <i>azaan</i>: Ahmed Patel
Ahmedabad, Apr 18: Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Tuesday said the Quran or Islam never said that 'azaan' has to be delivered through loudspeakers. "Quran or Islam never said that azaan has to be delivered through loudspeakers. Azaan [...]
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FIR ordered against Delhi woman police officer for sexually assaulting minor girl
A Delhi court has order an FIR against a woman police officer for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor girl. The girl had earlier accused her teacher of molesting her. The additional sessions judge passed the order after the minor girl complained [...]
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Now Armed forces to be equipped with plastic bullets to fight stone pelters
The government will introduce plastic bullets to counter the stone pelters in Jammu and Kashmir. Home Ministry officials said that the non-penetrative plastic bullets may be used in Jammu and Kashmir for crowd control or stone-pelting. The ministry however [...]
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Sonu's noisy Azaan rant: Here is what the law says
Singer Sonu Nigam on Monday kicked off a storm with a series of tweets in which he asked why he should be woken up by Azaan in the morning. He tweeted, "God bless everyone. I am not a Muslim and I [...]
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\"Nation wants to know:\" Who has copyright over this phrase made popular by Arnab
When you say 'Nation Wants to Know,' you immediately think of Arnab Goswami. The question now is can he use the phrase that he had coined during his stint with Times Now? Goswami says that he has been threatened with a [...]
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SC orders auction of Aamby Valley after Subrata Roy fails to pay up
The Supreme Court on Monday ordered Sahara's luxurious 8,900 acre Aamby Valley City near Pune, Maharashtra to be auctioned as Subrata Roy failed to deposit Rs 5,092.6 crore with markets regulator SEBI to refund investors. The property is valued at Rs [...]
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Patanjali opens Postik restaurant in Punjab
Chandigarh, April 17: After making its successful foray into various ventures, Baba Ramdev-led Patanjali Ayurveda Limited has opened a restaurant in Chandigarh. The food chain of Patanajli is known as "Postik" (nutritious). The 'O' in Postik has a chakra in it. [...]
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WB: CBI registers FIR in Narada sting operation case
The Central Bureau of Investigation on Monday registered FIR against 13 persons including Madan Mitra, Mukul Roy and Saugata Roy among others in Narada sting operation case. Earlier on March 21, the Supreme Court declined West Bengal Trinamool Congress [...]
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Man who promised TTV the AIADMK symbol was a 'son' of many chief ministers
In April 2011 he called himself the grandson of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi. In 2008 he was roaming the streets of Bengaluru calling himself the son of former Karnataka Chief minister H D Kumaraswamy. In 2009 he moved [...]
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AIADMK merger on the cards, but wait there is a catch
Given the recent turn of events, the status quo for both factions of the AIADMK seem to have changed. The warring factions are dropping subtle hints of reconciliation and Lok Sabha deputy speaker Thambidurai's statements on Monday added to the speculation. [...]
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Congress suffering from 'indigestion' of power: AAP
Chandigarh, Apr 16: Condemning the manhandling of a journalist in Giddarbaha allegedly by Congress leaders, the Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday alleged that the party is drenched in 'power hangover' within 30 days of coming to power in the state. {image-ghuggi-16-1492357327.jpg [...]
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No matter what the verdict is, Muslims will follow only Shariat: Azam Khan on triple talaq
With a group of Muslim women approaching the Supreme Court over the practice of triple talaq, Samajwadi Party leader and former UP minister Azam Khan on Sunday said no matter what the verdict is ‘Muslim men will follow the Shariat'. {image-azam-khan4-04-1483515133.jpg [...]
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J&K: Former public prosecutor shot dead
Unknown gunmen shot dead former public prosecutor and National Conference worker Imtiyaz Ahmad Khan in Pinjoora area of Shopian on Sunday evening, said reports. The gunmen, suspected to be militants, shot Khan from a close range at his residence [...]
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J&K police advises its personnel ‘to exercise extreme caution' while visiting homes
In the wake of attacks on homes of policemen, the Jammu and Kashmir police has asked its personnel in South Kashmir ‘to exercise extreme caution' while visiting their residences, said reports. An advisory issued by the department states that [...]
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Gujarat: Lions shifted to safer areas after fire in Sarasiya forest
Vadodara, April 16: About 20 lions were moved to safer areas after a fire broke out at Sarasiya forest in Amreli district in Gujarat on Saturday, deputy conservator of forest, DFO T Kruppasamy said. "The fire broke out at about 7 [...]
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After Snapchat calls India 'too poor', ratings drop to 'one star' on App Store
New Delhi, April 16: A day after news broke out regarding Snapchat's CEO Evan Spiegel's disinterest in expanding the business to "poor countries" like India, the rating of the popular app dropped to a "single star" from an apparent "five star" [...]
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Need to buy paper trail machines now: CEC to Govt
 New Delhi, Apr 16: Citing "prevailing environment", Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi has urged the government to speed up release of funds for timely procurement of paper trail machines so that these can be deployed in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. [...]
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BJP MLAs suspended from Telangana assembly over Muslim quota bill
Hyderabad, April 16: All five members of the BJP on Sunday were suspended from the Telangana legislative assembly as they tried to stall the proceedings to protest the bill for raising the reservation quota for Muslims in the state. Speaker Madhusudhana [...]
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Army Chief Bipin Rawat meets NSA Ajit Doval to discuss J-K situation
New Delhi, Apr 16: Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat on Sunday met National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and apprised him of the situation in Kashmir valley. The meeting comes in the midst of a raging controversy following surfacing of [...]
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Delhi MCD elections: BJP expels 21 members for 'anti-party' activities
New Delhi, Apr 15: The Delhi BJP on Saturday expelled its 21 members, including five sitting councillors, from the party for six years for allegedly being involved in the anti-party activites ahead of the April 23 MCD polls. Four [...]
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Modi's road show and day 1 of BJP's national executive meeting
The Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah expressed disappointment at opposition parties blaming EVMs for their defeat in polls and termed it as an insult to the Election Commission, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad told media on Saturday at the BJP's [...]
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<i>Dhritrashtra</i> remark lands Kejriwal in trouble, BJP files complaint
New Delhi, Apr 15: The Delhi BJP on Saturday said it has lodged a complaint with police against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for dubbing the Election Commission as 'Dhritrashtra' and 'misleading' hoardings put up by the AAP. The [...]
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Prez confers President's Standard on Armoured Corps Centre
Ahmednagar, April 15: President and Supreme Commander of Armed Forces Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday conferred the prestigious President's Standard on the Armoured Corps Centre and School, urging the training institute to strive for professionalism in years ahead. The President also released [...]
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Kulbhushan Jadhav row: India puts all bilateral talks with Pakistan on hold
India has stepped up diplomatic pressure on Pakistan over the death sentence awarded to Kulbhushan Jadhav. The Indian government has postponed bilateral talks with Pakistan including the secretary-level talks on the Indus Waters Treaty. A Maritime Security bilateral talks that were [...]
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