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Pulwama civilians killing: Restrictions imposed in Srinagar, Pulwama districts

Pulwama civilians killing: Restrictions imposed in Srinagar, Pulwama districts

Srinagar, Dec 16:  Authorities Sunday imposed restrictions in Pulwama and parts of Srinagar districts of Jammu and Kashmir as a precautionary measure in view of the strike called by separatists against the killing of seven civilians during an encounter on Saturday. Restrictions under Section 144 CrPc have been imposed in Pulwama district of south Kashmir […]

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JKUPM protests killings in valley, calls for dialogue to resolve Kashmir issue

JKUPM protests killings in valley, calls for dialogue to resolve Kashmir issue

Jammu, Dec 15:  Members of the Jammu and Kashmir United Peace Movement (JKUPM) Saturday protested here against the killings in the Valley and advocated dialogue to resolve the Kashmir problem. The protesters assembled at Exhibition Ground and staged a peaceful sit-in on a day when seven civilians, three militants and an army soldier were killed […]

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CPI(M) files intervention plea in pending SLP in SC challenging Article 370

CPI(M) files intervention plea in pending SLP in SC challenging Article 370

New Delhi, Dec 15:  The CPI(M) has filed an intervention plea in the pending Special Leave Petition in the Supreme Court challenging the constitutional validity of Article 370 of the Constitution, which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir. The intervention plea is filed through advocate-on-record Resmitha R Chandran. Senior advocate P V Surendranath will […]

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SC didn’t go into pricing, technical aspects of Rafale; only JPC can probe deal: Congress

SC didn’t go into pricing, technical aspects of Rafale; only JPC can probe deal: Congress

New Delhi, Dec 15 :  The Congress said Saturday the Supreme Court, which gave the government relief in the Rafale jet case, has not gone into the pricing and technical aspects of the aircraft and it is only a joint parliamentary committee that can probe whether there was any irregularity in the deal. At a […]

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India, Sweden raise concern over violations of international humanitarian law at UNGA

India, Sweden raise concern over violations of international humanitarian law at UNGA

United Nations, Dec 15 :  Voicing concern over repeated violations of international humanitarian law, India and Sweden have said that parties to armed conflicts, including non-state actors, who perpetrate human rights abuses with impunity should be brought to justice. India and Sweden, in the joint statement delivered on Friday during a General Assembly meeting on […]

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Rafale judgement: Govt moves SC seeking correction in para which makes reference to CAG report, PAC

Rafale judgement: Govt moves SC seeking correction in para which makes reference to CAG report, PAC

New Delhi, Dec 15 :  The Centre on Saturday filed an application in the Supreme Court seeking correction in a paragraph in its judgement on Rafale fighter jet deal in which a reference has been made about the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report and Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC). A law officer said that […]

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Dissident Pakistanis gather in US to chalk future course of action

Dissident Pakistanis gather in US to chalk future course of action

Washington, Dec 15 : Several prominent Pakistani dissidents currently living in various countries have gathered here at a conference to discuss ways of ensuring greater support for pluralist ideas, human rights, and democracy in Pakistan, organisers of the event said Saturday. The two-day deliberative conference titled ‘Pakistan After The Elections’ was opened by former Pakistan ambassador […]

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Federal judge rules Obamacare as “unconstitutional”, hands political victory to Trump

Federal judge rules Obamacare as “unconstitutional”, hands political victory to Trump

Washington, Dec 15 :  A federal judge in Texas Friday struck down the entire Affordable Care Act, popular as Obamacare, ruling that the health-care law’s individual coverage mandate was “unconstitutional”, handing a major political victory to US President Donald Trump who has long been seeking its end. The ruling was over a lawsuit filed this […]

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Trump names Mick Mulvaney as interim Chief of Staff

Trump names Mick Mulvaney as interim Chief of Staff

Washington, Dec 15:  US President Donald Trump has named his budget director Mick Mulvaney as interim White House chief of staff, putting a halt to a chaotic search to who will take over one of the most important positions in the federal government. The US president tweeted on Friday that Mulvaney “has done an outstanding […]

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Mamata, Mayawati invited for Kamal Nath’s swearing-in on Dec 17

Mamata, Mayawati invited for Kamal Nath’s swearing-in on Dec 17

Bhopal, Dec 15 : The Congress has invited leaders from across the political spectrum for the swearing-in ceremony of party stalwart Kamal Nath taking charge as chief minister of Madhya Pradesh on December 17. Nath, a nine-time MP from Chhindwara seat and currently president of state Congress unit, will take oath at a grand function to […]

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