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Modi doesn’t know country run by people, not by one man: Rahul

Modi doesn’t know country run by people, not by one man: Rahul

Baloda Bazar, Nov 13 :  Congress President Rahul Gandhi Tuesday launched a diatribe against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for “misleading” people on India’s development. Addressing a rally here ahead of the second phase of polling in the state on November 20, Gandhi said as per Modi, development of the country began only after 2014, when […]

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Cong dismisses as ‘manufactured lies’ Dassault CEO’s claims on Rafale deal

Cong dismisses as ‘manufactured lies’ Dassault CEO’s claims on Rafale deal

New Delhi, Nov 13 :  The political row over the Rafale jet deal escalated Tuesday with the Congress dismissing as ‘manufactured lies’ the claims by the Dassault CEO there was no wrong-doing and its chief Rahul Gandhi firing a fresh salvo at Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The nation needs a “fair investigation” and not “doctored […]

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CAG ‘deliberately delaying’ report on Rafale deal, demonetisation: Former bureaucrats

CAG ‘deliberately delaying’ report on Rafale deal, demonetisation: Former bureaucrats

New Delhi, Nov 13:  Sixty retired bureaucrats have written to the CAG expressing concern over audit reports on demonetisation and the Rafale deal being “deliberately” delayed to not “embarrass” the NDA government till next year’s general elections. In a letter, they said there was concern over the “unconscionable” and “unwarranted delay” in bringing out the […]

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2002 Guj riots: SC to hear on Nov 19 Zakia Jafri’s plea against SIT clean chit to Modi, others

2002 Guj riots: SC to hear on Nov 19 Zakia Jafri’s plea against SIT clean chit to Modi, others

New Delhi, Nov 13 :  The Supreme Court will hear on November 19 the petition filed by Zakia Jafri challenging the clean chit given by the Special Investigating Team (SIT) to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in connection with the 2002 post-Godhra riots in Gujarat when he was the chief minister. Zakia, the wife of Ehsan […]

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UP cabinet approves renaming of Faizabad as Ayodhya, Allahabad as Prayagraj

UP cabinet approves renaming of Faizabad as Ayodhya, Allahabad as Prayagraj

Lucknow, Nov 13 :  The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday approved renaming of Faizabad and Allahabad divisions as Ayodhya and Prayagraj respectively. The decision was taken at a meeting of the state cabinet presided over by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath here, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Suresh Khanna told reporters. Prayagraj division will comprise Prayagraj, Kaushambi, Fatehpur and […]

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Chhattisgarh elections: First phase sees 70% voter turnout amid sporadic Maoist violence

Chhattisgarh elections: First phase sees 70% voter turnout amid sporadic Maoist violence

New Delhi: Defying threats by Maoists, 70 per cent of the electorate turned out to vote on Monday in 18 constituencies in the first phase of Assembly polls in Chhattisgarh amid violence and allegations of EVM rigging. The turnout was just a shade lower than the first phase in 2013 when 75.53 per cent of […]

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C’garh: 5 commandos injured in encounters with Naxals

C’garh: 5 commandos injured in encounters with Naxals

Raipur, Nov 12 :  Five CoBRA personnel were injured in two encounters with the Naxals in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district on Monday, the first phase of the state elections, police said. The skirmish took place at separate spots at a forest in Pamed, around 500 km from Raipur. The Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) — […]

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Union Minister Ananth Kumar passes away in Bengaluru

Union Minister Ananth Kumar passes away in Bengaluru

Bengaluru, Nov 12 : Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar died at a private hospital here in the early hours of Monday after battling lung cancer for several months, hospital authorities said. Kumar, 59, breathed his last around 2 am with his wife Tejaswini and two daughters by his bedside, Sankara Hospital Director Nagaraj told PTI. […]

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Prez, PM, Gandhi condole Union Minister Ananth Kumar’s demise

Prez, PM, Gandhi condole Union Minister Ananth Kumar’s demise

New Delhi, Nov 12 :  President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi and several political leaders Monday condoled the demise of Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar. Kumar, 59, died at a private hospital in Bengaluru in the early hours of Monday after battling lung cancer for several months, hospital […]

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Pakistan launches nationwide anti-polio vaccination drive; targets 21.3million under five children

Pakistan launches nationwide anti-polio vaccination drive; targets 21.3million under five children

Peshawar, Nov 12 : Pakistan on Monday launched a massive nationwide anti-polio vaccination drive, including 1.5 lakh personnel, against the crippling disease which authorities said will cover 21.3 million children under five years of age. Pakistan is one of the three countries in the world, along with Afghanistan and Nigeria, that suffers from endemic polio. Polio […]

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