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India has never sent a Pakistani spy to the gallows
India termed the Kulbhushan Jadhav incident as a new low by Pakistan. Jadhav accused by Pakistan of being an Indian spy was sentenced to death by Pakistan on Monday. While India has raised strong objection to this incident, it also says [...]
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J-K: School set ablaze in Shopian
In a latest attempt to disrupt peace and election process in Kashmir, a school was set ablaze near Shopian on Tuesday ahead of the the Anantnag bypoll. The incident took place at south Kashmir's Padarpora, 12 kms from Shopian, on Monday [...]
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Watch how Pak High Commissioner to India avoided query on Kulbhushan Jadhav
New Delhi, April 11: The Indo-Pak relationship has hit a new low after the Pakistani government awarded death sentence to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav on Monday. Islamabad claims that Jadhav, who is currently lodged in a Pakistani jail, is an Indian spy. [...]
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Will end triple talaq, government need not interfere, says Muslim law board
Following the massive outrage over triple talaq, the Muslim law board seems to have taken it upon itself to review the draconian practice. Dr Sayeed Sadiq, the vice president of All India Muslim law board has said that measures will be [...]
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Triple talaq makes Muslim women socially, financially vulnerable: Centre
The centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that triple talaq violated the rights of Muslim women. It violates their right to equality and right to dignity and hence must be declared unconstitutional. It is a patriarchal notion about women's role [...]
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Empty offices in UP: Yogi directs, 'work 20 hours a day or make way'
Lucknow, April 10:It is now a known fact that Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath sleeps just 4 hours a day. With him taking charge as the UP CM, he has now issued a stern directive to all officials to either [...]
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Amnesty International condemns death sentence for Kulbhushan Jadhav
New Delhi, April 10: Amnesty International condemned Pakistan sentencing to death former Indian navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav on Monday. Biraj Patnaik, South Asia director of Amnesty International said that death sentence for Jadhav is an example that Pakistan's courts show no [...]
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Dalai Lama: Secular ethics is only way to bring lasting peace
Tawang, April 10: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Monday wrapped up his four-day visit to Twang by giving a talk on Secular Ethics and Happiness. With Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu sitting by his side, the Dalai Lama [...]
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NDA meets under Modi to decide strategy for Presidential election
New Delhi, April 10: The Bharatiya Janata Party led National Democratic Alliance met on Monday ahead of dinner hosted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to focus on strategy for the Presidential election in July and vice-presidential elections in August. [...]
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'Democracy is alive', AIADMK MP Sasikala Pusha after EC cancels R K Nagar bypolls
Expelled AIADMK MP Sasikala Pushpa appreciated the election commission's decision to countermand R K Nagar bypoll. The MP who had also filed complaints with the election commission on election malpractices within AIADMK as well as during campaigning in R K Nagar [...]
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Want to help families of martyred jawans? Log on to <i>Bharat ke Veer</i>
On Sunday, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh launched the website and mobile application--Bharat ke Veer--brainchild of Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar to facilitate monetary contribution to kins of soldiers who have lost their lives in the line of duty. "The donated amount [...]
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Karnataka by-polls: With high voter turnout, have people voted for a change?
The two constituencies in Karnataka where by-elections were held recorded a high voter turn out. While in Gundlupet the turnout was 86.28 per cent, in Nanjangud it was at 77.56 per cent. Results of the elections will be declared on April [...]
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Ravindra Gaikwad gets wings, flies business class on Air India
Two days after Air India lifted the ban on Ravindra Gaikwad, the Shiv Sena MP flew down in a business class on the airline's flight. Gaikwad had booked tickets from Pune to New Delhi for Monday. For the first time in [...]
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Curfew reimposed and probe begins into communal violence in Odisha town
Bhubaneswar, April 9: The Crime Branch of the Odisha Police has begun an investigation into an incidence of communal violence last week in Bhadrak town where the curfew was reimposed till Monday morning.The prohibitory orders in the town were initially relaxed [...]
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Rajnath Singh says Jainism can be antidote to terrorism
New Delhi, April 9: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said the path of Jainism can be an antidote to terrorism, the biggest challenge facing the world, as it completely rejects violence which is the foundation of terrorism. Non-violence is the [...]
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Suresh Prabhu says electrification of rail lines will be fast tracked
Panaji, April 9: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Sunday said electrification of rail lines will be fast-tracked and doubled in the next five years. He said the railways reached a new record this year in terms of electrification, laying of new [...]
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Amit Shah to visit  Himachal Pradesh to take stock of poll preparedness
Shimla, Apr 8: BJP national president Amit Shah will visit Shimla next month to take stock of political situation in the state, where assembly election is scheduled to be held later this year. During his visit on May 3 [...]
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Massive tricolour on border: Officials want review of size
Amritsar, Apr 8: A month after a mammoth tricolour, believed to be the largest in the country, was unfurled at Attari near the border with Pakistan, local authorities are vexed over frequent damage to the flag due to strong winds. {image-tallest-flag1-06-1488775156.jpg [...]
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Tamil Nadu: Man claiming to be Jayalalitha's son arrested
Chennai, Apr 8: A man who had claimed to be the son of late Tamil Nadu chief Minister J Jayalalitha has been arrested for forgery and cheating, police said on Saturday. 29-year-old T Krishnamurthy, a native of Erode, was [...]
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Maritime Patrol aircraft TU-142M makes final landing
One of the TU-142M Long Range Maritime Patrol aircraft of the Indian Navy, which was recently de-inducted after 29 years of service, arrived in Visakhapatnam on Saturday, to be converted into a museum by Andhra Pradesh government. State Chief Minister N [...]
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Kerala: BJP calls for protest after man dies in police custody
Kasargod, Apr 8: A 28-year-old man collapsed and died while being taken to police station after consuming liquor in a public place at Kasargod, police said on Saturday. Following a complaint by officials of the agriculture department that a group of [...]
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Shia Muslims form 'cow protection group'
A group of Shia Muslims in Uttar Pradesh have formed a group to educate people on the issue. The group known as the Gau Rakshak Dal will go around the state and educate people on the issue which has become a [...]
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65% youth show early signs of depression: Survey
Mumbai, April 8: Around 65 per cent youth between the age group of 22-25 show early signs of depression, a study has revealed. An online survey was conducted by ICICI Lombard wherein 1,100 male and female between the age group of [...]
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Kerala bar owner's hack: Maze to beat Supreme court's highway liquor ban
While bar and hotel owners in other states are cribbing about the Supreme court's order restricting the sale of liquor on national and state highways, a bar owner in Kerala has come up with the most ingenious way to beat the [...]
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J-K: Two newly recruited Hizbul Mujahideen militants arrested
Srinagar, Apr 7: Two recently-recruited militants belonging to Hizbul Mujahideen were arrested on Friday from Sopore township of north Kashmir's Baramulla district, a senior police officer said. "Two newly recruited HM militants were arrested today from Achabal village of [...]
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Rakhi Sawant seeks anticipatory bail, court says it would give transit one
Mumbai, Apr 7: Fearing arrest for allegedly making offensive remarks against sage Valmiki, Bollywood actor Rakhi Sawant on Friday sought anticipatory bail from the Bombay High Court, which said it would give her 'transit bail' instead. Justice Ajey Gadkari, [...]
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Indian embassy officials safe in Stockholm attack: Swaraj
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday condoled the loss of lives in Stockholm attack close to the India Embassy and confirmed that the embassy officials are safe. At least three people were killed when a truck drove into a crowd [...]
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Election Commission asks AIADMK factions to stop using 'two leaves' symbol
The Election Commission of India on Friday issued notices to both factions of the AIADMK over usage of the frozen 'two leaves' symbol. The EC asked for the AIADMK Amma faction led by Sasikala Natarajan and AIADMK Puratchi Talaivi Amma faction [...]
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