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You are helpless, don't care about widows: SC blasts centre
This is complete helplessness and the Government wants to do nothing for the destitute widows, the Supreme Court said. The stinging observations against the government was made by a Division Bench comprising Justices Madan Lokur and Deepak Gupta while hearing plea [...]
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Opinion: 6 factors that indicate BJP is set to sweep MCD Polls
The unprecedented media coverage around the MCD elections is happening for more than one reason. For Arvind Kejriwal, this election is a litmus test for his performance as chief minister after a resounding mandate in 2015. After the drubbing in Goa [...]
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Indian Navy in elite club: Brahmos land attack supersonic missile test-fired successfully
India on Friday successfully test-fired the Brahmos land attack supersonic cruise missile in the Bay of Bengal. India now joined an elite club of navies to have capability to strike on land targets from sea. Navies of the US, Russia, Britain [...]
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J&K: BJP steps in to iron out differences with PDP
In a bid to iron out their differences, leaders of the BJP and PDP met in Jammu to find a way out to save the government in Jammu and Kashmir. Ties have soured between the PDP and BJP which runs a [...]
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Andhra: 20 dead as Tirupati-bound lorry rams into shop
Amaravati: At least 20 people are feared dead and several others grievously injured after a heavily-loaded truck ran into a crowd outside the Yerpedu Mandal police station near Tirupati of Andhra Pradesh on Friday afternoon. According to the police [...]
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Delhi MCD Election 2017: HC rejects AAP's plea to use EVMs with VVPAT
New Delhi, April 21: The Delhi high court on Friday dismissed the Aam Aadmi Party's plea to use second-generation Electronic Voting Machines with paper trail in the April 23 civic polls in the national capital. Justice A K Pathak declined AAP's [...]
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BJP is a dengue and Chikungunya party, says Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal
New Delhi, April 21: As the MCD elections in the national capital are just 48 hours away, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said that the BJP is a dengue and Chikungunya party. On the micro-blogging site Twitter, Kejriwal said, [...]
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First conviction in IS case: Two sentenced to 7 years imprisonment
The National Investigation Agency has secured its first conviction in an Islamic State related case. A Delhi court has convicted and sentenced to seven years two persons on charges of criminal conspiracy. The duo to be convicted are Azhar-ul-Islam [...]
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13 killed in Tirupati accident had come to file complaint against sand mafia
More than a dozen people were killed after a lorry rummaged through a stretch on Srikalahasti Highway, 25 kilometres away from Tirupati. The driver reportedly lost control, rammed the lorry into an electric pole and crushed people outside the Yerpedu police [...]
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Fire breaks out at Bank of India building in Mumbai
Mumbai, April 21: A massive fire has broken out at the Bank of India building in Fort area of South Mumbai on Thursday. According to initial reports, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has sent five fire engines and three water tankers to [...]
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Ram Madhav lauds officer who tied man to jeep in Kashmir, says he 'saved lives'
New Delhi, Apr 20: BJP general secretary Ram Madhav on Thursday complimented the army officer responsible for tying a man to a jeep's bonnet in Kashmir, saying "everything is fair in love and war" and the "harsh" decision saved lives of [...]
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Rajnath accuses AAP govt of starving MCDs of funds
New Delhi, Apr 20: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday hit out at the Kejriwal government, accusing it of "hampering" the functioning of MCDs, starving them by not providing their due funds amounting to Rs 9,000 crore. The senior [...]
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Mulayam owes Rs 4 lakh to UP electricity department
Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav's sprawling bungalow in Uttar Pradesh's Etawah has Rs four lakh worth unpaid electricity bills and was found to have exceeded permissible limit of power consumption. An inspection by the power department officials on Thursday [...]
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EC OP Rawat recuses himself from AAP cases
New Delhi, Apr 20: Election Commissioner O P Rawat has recused himself from cases related to the Aam Aadmi Party the Election Commission is hearing after Delhi Chief Minister and party leader Arvind Kejriwal questioned his independence. "He had [...]
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Petrol dealers, beware! ESMA can be invoked if bunks are shut
Petrol dealers' associations have said that they would shut fuel stations on Sundays in select states starting May 11. While the Petroleum ministry has categorically stated that it does not support the move, the government has the power to invoke the [...]
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BJP MLA denies beating toll plaza employee
Lucknow, April 20: BJP MLA Rakesh Rathore on Thursday denied he was the politician who beat up a toll plaza employee in Uttar Pradesh. The Sitapur legislator told that he neither owns a Scorpio car as shown in a video which [...]
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<i>Lal batti</i> is history: Ministers remove red beacon from their cars
Bengaluru, April 20: Seeking to end VIP culture, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday decided that red beacon light will be removed from all vehicles, including that of the prime minister, from May 1. Replying to a tweet hailing the government decision, [...]
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Irked by delay, Rajnath asks bureaucrats to be punctual
New Delhi, April 20: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday pulled up bureaucrats and asked them to be punctual after an event that he attended got delayed by a few minutes. Singh, who was the chief guest at [...]
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Uma Bharti cancels her Ayodhya visit
Union Minister Uma Bharti, who was supposed to visit Ayodhya on Wednesday evening after the Supreme Court's order on Babri Masjid case, has cancelled her visit. The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed an appeal by the Central Bureau of [...]
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India making 'full assessment' of changes in H1B visa regulations: MEA
New Delhi, Apr 19: Amid concerns over the US' changed H1B visa programme, India said on Wednesday that it was in touch with the Trump administration and making 'full assessment' of its impact on Indian professionals. External Affairs Ministry [...]
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Ayodhya verdict: Opposition seeks Uma Bharti's resignation
New Delhi/Patna/Hyderabad, Apr 19: As the BJP brass on Wednesday went into a huddle discussing the fallout of the Supreme Court order on the razing of the Babri mosque, opposition parties demanded the sacking of Union Minister Uma Bharti for her [...]
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Maharashtra BJP demands more trains to North India
Mumbai, Apr 19: A group of Mumbai BJP leaders on Wednesday met Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu and demanded that more trains be launched between cities in Maharashtra and North Indian states, especially during the summer season. Prabhu was in [...]
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Trouble mounts for TTV Dinakaran, Delhi police issue summons
Trouble only seems to be mounting for TTV Dinakaran who has now been asked to join the probe in a bribery case involving him. A team of the Delhi crime branch that arrived in Chennai on Wednesday met Dinakaran and issued [...]
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Osmania University 3-day centenary celebrations to begin from April 26
Hyderabad, April 19:As Osmania University is all set to organise its centenary celebrations (100 years) on April 26, only those will get entry whose fingerprints will match with that linked to Aadhaar Card. According to reports, only mandatory online registration and [...]
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71% of CEOs in India confident of their companies' growth : survey
Mumbai, April 18: Even as companies are facing challenges due to uncertain economic growth and rapid technological changes, 71 per cent CEOs in India continue to be confident of their organisation's growth in next 12 months, according to a survey. According [...]
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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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Manohar Parrikar interested in contesting from Panaji
Panaji, April 19: The BJP on Wednesday said it was holding discussions with two of its legislators in Goa as the party wants a vacant seat for the Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar who needs to get elected to the state Legislative [...]
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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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