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\"Why Centre kept us in the dark? ask grieving families of massacred Indians
Chandigarh, Mar 20: As they try to come to terms with the grim reality, family members of the 39 Indians massacred years ago in Iraq by terror organisation ISIS have one question: why did the Centre keep them in the dark [...]
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Raj Babbar resigns as Uttar Pradesh Congress President
Raj Babbar on Tuesday resigned as Uttar Pradesh Congress President, according to sources. He entered politics by joining Janata Dal in 1989, which was led by V. P. Singh. He later joined Samajwadi Party and was elected as Member of Parliament [...]
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39 Indians abducted in Iraq have died: Sushma Swaraj in Rajya Sabha
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in Rajya Sabha said 39 Indians who were kidnapped in Iraq have died. As a mark of respect to the 39 Indians killed in Iraq, Chair calls for 2 minutes silence in Rajya Sabha. [...]
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SSC paper leak: CBI probing case, 'no need for court monitored investigation', says SC
The Central Bureau of Investigation has told the Supreme Court that it has initiated a probe against the SCC in connection with the SSC question paper leak case. The CBI said that a preliminary inquiry has been launched following complaints regarding [...]
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Separate religion status for Lingayats: Why Yeddyurappa's stony silence speaks a lot?
A month before the assembly elections, Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah hurriedly passed the resolution to recommend separate religion status for the 'Lingayat' community. The decision has put the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leadership struggling to dethrone Congress in the state. [...]
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Sasikala seeks 15-day parole to attend husband Natarajan's funeral
Jailed AIADMK leader VK Sasikala, who is currently lodged in Bengaluru's Parappana Agrahara Jail, has sought parole in the wake of her husband's death in the wee hours of Tuesday. Reportedly, Sasikala is expected to travel to Thanjavur directly by road [...]
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Delhi: Clash breaks out between police, JNU students over professor accused of sexual harassment
Clash broke out on Monday between police & students of Jawaharlal National University (JNU) in front of Vasant Kunj Police Station where the students were protesting against a professor who allegedly sexually harassed students in class. Milind Dumbere, DCP [...]
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Rajnath Singh hosts dinner for Padma awardees, shares experiences
New Delhi, Mar 19: Home Minister Rajnath Singh tonight hosted a dinner for 43 prominent people, who will be conferred with the Padma awards tomorrow. The Padma awardees, many of them "unsung heroes" who served the poor, set up [...]
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Chhota Rajan's brother Deepak Nikalje booked for raping 22-year-old woman
Mumbai, Mar 19: A case has been registered against Deepak Nikalje, the brother of jailed gangster Chhota Rajan, for alleged rape and sexual harassment based on the complaint of a 22-year-old woman, police said today. Officials said that the [...]
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Thane: Case registered against 6 MNS workers for vandalising Gujarati signboards at shops
A case has been registered against at least 6 Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) workers in Vaaliv Police Station for vandalising Gujarati signboards at shops in Vasai, along on Mumbai-Ahmedabad National Highway 8, as they were in Gujarati. The incident [...]
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7th Pay Commission: Will the driving of a revenue deficit stall a salary hike?
Some good news on the 7th Pay Commission is expected in April. The Union Finance Ministry has been considering a salary hike beyond the recommendations of the pay panel. The hike is expected to come into force in April [...]
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A note verbale to Pakistan after Indian officials are harassed
India has issued a note verbale after its officials were harassed in Pakistan. Reports of Indian officials being aggressively followed have emerged in the past couple of days. Two cases were reported in which the Second Secretary and other [...]
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Padma awards 2018: Full list of recommendations which were rejected
The Padma awards 2018 will be conferred by President Ram Nath Kovind on March 20 and April 2 at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. This year the recommendations of seven Union Cabinet ministers also did not find a place in the final list. [...]
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J&K officer on a mission to provide medical aid to drivers on highway
Srinagar, March 19: The figures are mindboggling for sure. Nearly 1,50,785 persons were killed in 2016 as against 1,46,133 in 2015 in roads accidents across the country, as per the government data. Good news is that the number of road accidents in [...]
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TDP, YSR Congress to push for no-confidence motion against Modi govt today
It is a crucial day for the BJP-led NDA government in Parliament today as the YSR Congress and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) will push for acceptance of their notices for no-confidence motion against the Narendra Modi government. However, the BJP has [...]
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Ola-Uber drivers strike from Monday: All you need to know
If you are having trouble finding an Uber or Ola for yourself, it is because 3,000 of their drivers have threatened indefinite strike alleging "mismanagement" by these companies. The strike would hit operations in major metro cities including New [...]
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Rahul Gandhi slams GST citing World Bank report, BJP hits back
Union Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday lashed out at Congress president Rahul Gandhi as he once again took to the 'Gabbar Singh Tax' jibe to attack the government. Irani took to twitter and said, "Rahul Gandhi's hatred for India [...]
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None can raise question on govt's integrity, intention: Rajnath Singh
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said while there could be a debate on the performance of the BJP-led government at the Centre, no one could raise a question on its integrity and intention. After inaugurating a number of [...]
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Rahul should first apologise for misdeeds of Congress: Javadekar
Union HRD Minister and senior BJP leader Prakash Javadekar on Sunday attacked Congress president Rahul Gandhi over his speech at the party plenary session today, saying he should apologise for his party's misdeeds first and then attack Prime Minister Narendra Modi. [...]
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Telangana CM KSR to meet Mamata Banerjee amid talk of third front
As part of his move to form a non-BJP and non Congress alternative, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao is all set to meet his West Bengal counterpart and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata on Monday. Rao, president [...]
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Rajnath Singh hits out at Pak, says Indian forces can cross border if needed to protect country
Blasting Pakistan for giving political legitimacy to terror mastermind Hafiz Saeed, home minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday security forces can cross over the Line of Control, if needed, to protect country's territorial integrity. Making it clear that Jammu [...]
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Ugadi is the festival of beginning of human civilisation: PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday extended Ugadi wishes to the people of the country and said that the festival marks the beginning of human civilisation. Addressing a programme to mark Ugadi in Srisailam, Andhra Pradesh via video conferencing [...]
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Himachal HC stays probe in sexual assault case against actor Jeetendra
Himachal Pradesh High Court on Saturday stayed the probe against actor Jeetendra in a molestation case registered on his cousin's complaint. In a complaint made to police, his cousin sister had accused him of sexually assaulting her in January [...]
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‘Harassment’ of diplomat: Pakistan refuses to send High Commissioner back to India
Pakistan is refuses to send its High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood back to New Delhi any time soon, reported The Express Tribune on Saturday. Islamabad's decision comes in the wake of allegations of harassment and intimidation of diplomats of both [...]
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Congress to retain Karnataka; Rahul Gandhi will be next PM: Siddaramaiah
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday exuded confidence that the Congress will retain power in the state, even as he asserted that "none can stop" party chief Rahul Gandhi from becoming the next prime minister of the country. Addressing [...]
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Rahul Gandhi changes his Twitter handle
Congress Party President Rahul Gandhi has changed the Twitter handle on Saturday. The @OfficeOfRG account has been discontinued. Rahul Gandhi intimated his followers regarding the change in the twitter handle. He tweeted, "For those of you who missed it, my Twitter [...]
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Tripura CM to meet PM to seek special financial package
Agartala, March 17:  Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi soon to seek a special package to tide over financial crisis in the state. Deb will also meet Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley with the same [...]
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Black ink thrown at Jawaharlal Nehru's statue in West Bengal
Unidentified miscreants threw black ink at a statue of Jawaharlal Nehru in Katwa's Telephone Maidan on Friday night. Police reached the spot on receiving information and the statue was cleaned later. Police yet to identify the culprits. This is [...]
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