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Shah’s remarks equating oppn with animals disrespectful: Rahul

Kolar Gold Fields (Karna), Apr 7 :  Congress president Rahul Gandhi today slammed  BJP chief Amit Shah’s remarks equating the opposition parties with animals, alleging that the “disrespectful statement” reflected his “mentality” that considered dalits, tribals, minorities and even his own party leaders “worthless”. “Calling the entire opposition animals…see according to Amit Shah and the basic […]

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Pak man who hurled shoe at Sharif released on bail

Lahore, Apr 7 : A former seminary student who hurled a shoe at Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif last month has been released from prison on bail. A judicial magistrate yesterday granted post-arrest bail to Munawar Hussain along with his two accomplices Abdul Ghafoor and Muhammad Sajid subject to furnishing surety bonds of worth Rs […]

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Persuade govt to convene special session of Parl: Jairam Ramesh to RS chairman

New Delhi, Apr 7 : Congress leader Jairam Ramesh has urged Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu to persuade the government to convene a special session of Parliament in May-June to pass important legislations and debate issues of national importance. In a letter to the chairman, he said the special session would send a “different signal” […]

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Unmarried daughter who is above 18 can claim maintenance from father: HC

Mumbai, Apr 7 : An unmarried daughter is entitled to claim maintenance from her father even after attaining the age of 18 if her parents are divorced or estranged, the Bombay High Court has ruled. Also, a woman can file an application on behalf of her major daughter to seek maintenance, Justice Bharti Dangre ruled […]

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BJP faces discontent among SC MPs from Uttar Pradesh

New Delhi, Apr 7 :  Facing flak from opposition on Dalit issues, the BJP is now grappling with a rising voice of discontent among its MPs belonging to scheduled castes in Uttar Pradesh, the most crucial state for its electoral fortune in the next Lok Sabha polls. Its Lok Sabha MPs fron Etawah and Nagina, […]

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10 killed as speeding truck crashes into two autos

Katni (MP), Apr 7 : Ten people were killed and four others seriously injured when a speeding truck collided with two auto-rickshaws near here in Madhya Pradesh this morning, police said. Most of the accident victims were labourers, the district collector said. Among the injured is a three-year-old child whose condition is very critical, Badwara police […]

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PM says Cong throttling democracy, BJP MPs to observe fast over Par disruptions

PM says Cong throttling democracy, BJP MPs to observe fast over Par disruptions

New Delhi, Apr 6:   Accusing the Congress of taking parliamentary proceedings “to a new low” with its conduct, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced a fast by BJP MPs on April 12 to protest the impasse “caused” by the opposition party in Parliament, which saw a washout of the second half of the Budget Session. […]

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Cong hits back at BJP on Par disruptions, announces protest fast of its own on April 9

Cong hits back at BJP on Par disruptions, announces protest fast of its own on April 9

New Delhi, Apr 6 :  In a counter-offensive, the Congress today said its workers would hold a day-long fast at all state and district headquarters on April 9 to expose the BJP’s “lies” on various issues, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a fast by BJP MPs on April 12 to protest the impasse in […]

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Not ashamed of undergoing security checks: Pak PM Abbasi

Not ashamed of undergoing security checks: Pak PM Abbasi

Islamabad, Apr 06: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, who recently underwent a security check at a United States (US) airport, said that neither was he ashamed of undergoing the check nor did it lessen his stature as the premier. Admitting to the security check – a video of which made rounds on social media and […]

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Another LHC bench hearing contempt case against Nawaz breaks

  LAHORE, Apr 06: Chief Justice of Lahore High Court on Friday dissolved for the third time a three-member bench constituted to hear the contempt of court proceedings against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz. Justice Yawar Ali dissolved the bench after Justice Shahid Jamil recused himself from the case, according […]