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PM Modi's letter ensures education to Muslim girl in Karnataka
A letter from the Prime Minister's office helped a girl from Mandya continue her higher education. B B Sara, an MBA student from Karnataka had written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for financial assistance to continue her studies. A reply from [...]
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UP CM Yogi Adityanath to meet Modi, Amit Shah
Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath will meet PM Narendra Modi in the Parliament, reports said on Tuesday. This will be the first meeting between Adityanath and Modi after the former took over as chief minister on Sunday. [...]
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In Pics: Indo-Nepal joint military exercise
Pithoragarh: The 11th edition of combined Indo-Nepal Batallion Military Exercise Surya Kiran XI, which began on March 7 under the aegis of Panchshul Brigade of Central Command, concluded on Monday in Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand. The SURYA KIRAN series of training, which is [...]
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Senior advocate Anil Divan no more
Senior advocate, Anil Divan who represented Karnataka in the Cauvery waters matter passed away on Monday. He was 86. One of the most respected advocates, Divan started his legal practise in the Bombay High Court. Divan ha appeared in [...]
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Nine ministers in Goa get portfolios
Panaji, March 20: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday distributed portfolios among nine ministers, keeping crucial ones like Home for himself. The exercise is done ahead of the presentation of state budget on March 24, and four days after Parrikar [...]
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Sufi clerics recount Pak experience on return
New Delhi, March 20: The two Sufi clerics, Syed Asif Nizami and Nazim Ali Nizami from Delhi who had gone missing in Pakistan and were in the custody of Pakistan's intelligence agencies returned to India on Monday and met External Affairs [...]
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Bharatiya Mahila Bank to merge with SBI
New Delhi, March 20: The government on Monday said it has decided to merge the Bharatiya Mahila Bank with the State Bank of India to ensure greater banking services outreach to more women."The decision has been taken in view of the [...]
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Pakistani intruder handed over by BSF
Chandigarh, March 20: The BSF has handed over to Pakistan a Pakistani who crossed into India by mistake in the Ferozepur sector, BSF officials said on Monday. The Pakistani, aged around 50 years, was apprehended by BSF troopers on Sunday [...]
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Why Yogi's appointment as UP CM is a preemptive strike on a united opposition
The elevation of Yogi Adityanath as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh took many by surprise. There were a lot of factors that went into Yogi being appointed as the CM. The vote share of the BJP in the recently concluded assembly [...]
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Yogi joins the bachelor's club of chief ministers
Yogi Adityanath is the talk of the town and interestingly he is the new member in the bachelor's club of chief ministers. The 44 year old 5 time MP joins the likes of Trivendra Singh Rawat, Chief Minister of Uttarakhand among [...]
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UP CM: How Manoj Sinha lost the race
On Saturday, almost all in the media had declared that Manoj Sinha would be the next Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. The union minister even gave several indications when he visited two major temples on Saturday morning. However according to BJP [...]
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From Hindutva poster boy to moderate reformer: BJP plans image makeover for Yogi Adityanath?
Lucknow, March 20: As soon as the Bharatiya Janata Party announced the name of 44-year-old priest-turned-politician Yogi Adityanath as the new chief minister of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, the saffron party faced severe criticism for selecting a man known for his anti-minority [...]
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Here is how Pakistan reported Yogi Adityanath's elevation as UP CM
Hindutva unmasked: Yogi Adityanath, BJP's most strident face, will be its chief minister in UP. This is how the Dawn newspaper in Pakistan reported the appointment of Yogi as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. The Dawn however used a report [...]
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Hard negotiations: How the Jat agitation was put off
Life would have been thrown completely out of gear had the Jat agitators decided to go ahead with their march to New Delhi. There was a momentum growing and the agitation threatened to be a repeat of 1988 when lakhs of [...]
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Noteban opens up new channels of corruption, says Economist
New Delhi, Mar 19: Describing demonetisation as an attempt 'akin to striking a rock with an egg', eminent Austrian economist Heinz D Kurz has said it is 'much too weak and misdirected an instrument' to root out corruption. Actually, he said, [...]
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Jat stir: Manohar Lal Khattar invites Jat leaders for talks in Delhi
Chandigarh, Mar 19: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has invited Jat leaders for talks in Delhi on Sunday, in a bid to end the community's 50-day long quota stir. The talks come ahead of the Jat community's plans to gherao [...]
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Father, sister elated over Yogi Adityanath's appointment as UP CM
Firebrand Bharatiya Janata Party leader Yogi Adityanath will take oath as chief minister of Uttar Pradesh at a function in Lucknow's Kanshiram memorial ground at 2.15pm on Sunday. The 44-year-old five-term MP from Gorakhpur was unanimously elected by the BJP legislature [...]
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Yogi Adityanath takes oath as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh
Firebrand Bharatiya Janata Party leader Yogi Adityanath took oath as chief minister of Uttar Pradesh at a function in Lucknow's Kanshiram memorial ground on Sunday. The 44-year-old five-term MP from Gorakhpur was unanimously elected by the BJP legislature party leader at [...]
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Yogi is UP CM, Maurya, Sharma his deputies
Amid hectic parlays and meetings, firebrand BJP leader from Gorakhpur, Yogi Adityanath , was named as the chief minister designate for Uttar Pradesh. Adityanath would take oath as the chief minister on Sunday evening in Lucknow. State BJP chief Keshav Prasad Maurya [...]
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PM corners UPA regime, says ‘corrective measures' being undertaken to offset decisions of the past
In veiled attack on successive UPA governments, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said his government is taking the ‘corrective measures' to counter bad policy decisions of the past. Speaking at the India Today Conclave in the national capital, [...]
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Odisha: BJD supporter hacked to death
Berhampur (Odisha), Mar 18: A supporter of the ruling BJD was hacked to death and his friend seriously injured by a group of unidentified people at Rohigaon in this district, police said on Saturday. Ashok Jena and his friend [...]
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Firebrand Yogi and his controversial remarks
Firebrand BJP leader from Gorakhpur, Yogi Adityanath, was named as the Chief Minister designate for Uttar Pradesh on Friday. Adityanath is a controversial and communal figure in UP, but he has a strong following in eastern UP. He has time and [...]
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Adityanath will take everyone along and work for 'inclusive growth' : Naqvi
New Delhi, Mar 18: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, the lone Muslim minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, on Saturday defended the BJP's choice of controversial leader Yogi Adityanath as the next UP chief minister, saying he will work for the party's [...]
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CBSE issues guideline to schools on National Flag
New Delhi, Mar 17: The Central Board of Secondary Education has directed the schools affiliated to it to ensure strict compliance of National Flag code and there is no insult to the national honour. "The schools affiliated to CBSE [...]
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No room for intolerance in education institutes:President Mukerjee
Mumbai, Mar 17: President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said there should be no room for intolerance, prejudice and hatred in educational institutes which should act as flag bearers for coexistence of multiple views. Addressing a special convocation of the [...]
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Bengaluru: Security guard asks woman for a kiss, arrested
The Bengaluru police arrested a 25-year-old security guard for allegedly sexually harassing a HR professional. The guard identified as Shiva, a native of Assam is accused of behaving indecently with the woman who lived alone in an apartment and tearing her [...]
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Amartya Sen stands 'humiliated and exposed': Economist Jagdish Bhagwati
New Delhi, Mar 17: Globally acclaimed economist Jagdish Bhagwati on Friday said demonetisation will promote growth while Amartya Sen and other experts who denounced it stand 'humiliated and exposed'. "On the effects of demonetisation on growth, I should say [...]
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Key suspect in IISC attack held by Gujarat ATS
A key operative of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba wanted in the Indian Institute of Sciences attack, Bengaluru has been arrested in Tripura by the Gujarat Anti Terrorist Squad. The operative has been identified as Habib Miya. He is also wanted in some cases [...]
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