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Caste-based census will enable JD-U, RJD, Left, Cong to counter BJP in Bihar

The majority of the political parties including the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) and the RJD claimed that post the survey, the state government will be in a better position to make policies for marginalized people but the larger picture is to use it as a tool for a poll strategy against the BJP.

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Naveen Urges Jharkhand CM For Early Completion Of Ichha Dam & Flood Moderation In Chandil Dam

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday wrote to Jharkhand CM Hemanta Soren while urging him to expedite completion of Ichha Dam and Flood moderation in Chandil Dam of Subarnarekha Multi- purpose project. In his letter, Patnaik has sought Soren’s cooperation in early completion of Ichha dam for benefit of farmers of both the […]

Delhi Riots
Delhi Riots: Salman Khurshid, Prashant Bhushan Named In Charge Sheet

New Delhi: From politicians to lawyers and activists, names of various prominent personalities have come up in the charge sheet filed by the Delhi Police in the Delhi riots case. This includes the name of Congress leader Salman Khurshid and advocate Prashant Bhushan. Their names have come up in the disclosure statement of the former […]

Ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP amid protests
Ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP amid protests

New Delhi: Ranjan Gogoi on Thursday took oath as a nominated member of Rajya Sabha amidst unprecedented scenes of opposition members shouting slogans and walking out of the House. This is the first time ever that the House has witnessed slogan shouting and walkout during oath-taking. Gogoi, 65, who retired as the Chief Justice of […]

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Left, Congress slam Mamata for not raising NRC with PM

Kolkata: West Bengal’s opposition Left parties and the Congress have lashed out against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her comments that the issue of National Register of Citizens was not discussed during her meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday. Referring to BJP state president Dilip Ghosh’s recent remark that two crore foreigners have […]

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India Condemns Provocative Statements Against It By Imran Khan

New Delhi: India on Thursday strongly condemned “highly irresponsible” statements by Pakistani leadership on withdrawal of special status to Jammu and Kashmir. External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said Pakistan has been using terrorism as state policy against India and it must stop exporting terror. “We strongly condemn highly irresponsible statements by Pakistani leadership on […]

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President, PM pay tributes to Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday visited former Union Minister Sushma Swaraj’s residence to pay her their last respect. A visibly upset Modi was seen paying an emotional tribute to Sushma Swaraj. He met her daughters and consoled them, and spend a long time patiently hearing her husband. […]

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Virendra Kumar takes oath as Pro tem Speaker

New Delhi:  Former Union Minister and seven-time MP Virendra Kumar on Monday took oath as the Pro tem Speaker of the 17th Lok Sabha. President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath to Virendra Kumar at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. In the first term of the Modi government, the 65-year-old senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader was Minister of […]

PM writes personal letter to village pradhans on saving rainwater

New Delhi: Concerned about the water crisis in rural areas, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written a personal letter to ‘Gram Pradhans'(village chiefs) requesting them to conserve rainwater during the forthcoming monsoon. The letters, signed by the PM, have been hand-delivered to the pradhans through respective Distric t Magistrates and Collectors in the districts. In several rural […]

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Clashes at Amit Shah's roadshow in Kolkata

Kolkata: Clashes broke out between BJP supporters and student activists and those of the Left and Trinamool Congress Chatra Parishad (TMCP) during Amit Shah’s roadshow in the city on Tuesday, officials said. Trouble began after stones were pelted at Amit Shah’s convoy as it passed through College Street and the arterial Bidhan Sarani on its way […]

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Key Indian equity market indices open in green

Mumbai: Despite muted trend in global markets, the key Indian equity market indices on Thursday opened higher ahead of F&O expiry. The Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE, which had closed at 39,054.68 points on Wednesday, opened higher at 39,101.78 points. But minutes into trading, it was quoting at 39,014.53 points, down by 40.15 points, or […]

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US rocket launched to bring NASA cargo to ISS

Washington: A US rocket has been launched from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia’s Eastern Shore, carrying cargo with the space agency’s re-supply mission for the International Space Station (ISS). The Antares rocket built by Northrop Grumman lifted off on Wednesday evening, carrying the Cygnus cargo spacecraft to the ISS, Xinhua news agency reported. The spacecraft […]

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Jio propels Mukesh Ambani to 13th spot in Forbes' billionaire list

New Delhi: The phenomenal growth of Reliance Jio, backed by its ultra-cheap data plans that has transformed the telecom scenario in India, has helped Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani move six places up to rank 13th in US magazine Forbes’ “World’s Billionaire list 2019”. Mukesh Ambani is now worth $50 billion — up from $40.1 billion […]

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Indian, Pakistani troops trade gunfire in Poonch, Rajouri

Jammu: Indian and Pakistani troops traded gunfire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch and Rajouri districts on Wednesday. The first clash took place in Poonch district. Pakistan troopers resorted to unprovoked firing at Indian positions in Gulpur and Khari Karmara areas at around 8.15 a.m., Defence Ministry sources said. “They […]

BJP Odisha elections 2019
BJP crushes Left in Tripura, surges in northeast

Agartala/Shillong/Kohima: The stunning saffron surge in the northeast on Saturday decimated the Left in Tripura — one of its last two citadels — with the BJP ousting the CPI-M from power after 25 long years and looking to form a coalition government in Nagaland while eyeing power in Meghalaya with the help from anti-Congress parties. […]

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