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PM attacks Cong on Kartarpur Sahib, 1984 riots

PM attacks Cong on Kartarpur Sahib, 1984 riots

New Delhi, Jan 13:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday attacked the previous Congress government for its inability to bring Kartarpur Sabib under India during partition. Releasing a commemorative coin as part of the 350th birth anniversary celebrations of 10th Sikh guru Guru Gobind Singh, Modi also came down on the Congress for the 1984 riots […]

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Pakistan should strengthen ties with neighbours instead of US: Hina Rabbani Khar

Pakistan should strengthen ties with neighbours instead of US: Hina Rabbani Khar

LAHORE, Jan 13: Former foreign minister Hina Rabbani Khar said Pakistan always chose to be a client state instead of becoming strategic partner of one country or the other. With a begging bowl in both hands, Pakistan cannot command respect in the comity of nations. Speaking in a session on the US-Pakistan relationship at ThinkFest […]

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Pak SC gives govt one month’s time to compensate riot victims

Pak SC gives govt one month’s time to compensate riot victims

Lahore, Jan 13:  Pakistan’s Supreme Court has directed the federal and provincial governments to compensate within a month all those who suffered losses during the violent protests by radical Islamist parties following the acquittal of Christian woman Aasia Bibi in a blasphemy case. The apex court in October overturned the conviction of the 47-year-old mother […]

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Don’t deny students, candidates right to wear hijab, carry kirpan: Minorities body to govt depts

Don’t deny students, candidates right to wear hijab, carry kirpan: Minorities body to govt depts

New Delhi, Jan 13: The Delhi Minorities Commission has asked city government departments to allow minorities to wear dresses and carry articles as per their religious beliefs when appearing in recruitment and academic tests. Acting on the commission’s order, the General Administration Department (GAD) issued a circular to all principal secretaries and heads of department […]

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SP, BSP announce tie-up for Lok Sabha polls sans Congress, to contest 38 seats each in UP

SP, BSP announce tie-up for Lok Sabha polls sans Congress, to contest 38 seats each in UP

Lucknow, Jan 12 :  Once-arch rivals Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) announced Saturday their tie-up in Uttar Pradesh for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, sharing 38 seats each and keeping the Congress out of the alliance. The parties, however, said they would not field candidates in Amethi and Rae Bareli, represented by […]

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Intolerance, anger reign supreme in India: Rahul

Intolerance, anger reign supreme in India: Rahul

Dubai, Jan 12 :  Congress President Rahul Gandhi said here Saturday that India has witnessed a great deal of intolerance and anger in the last four and a half years which stemmed from the “mentality of the people in power”. Gandhi, who is in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on the second day of his […]

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Opposition wants helpless govt to promote corruption, BJP for strong dispensation: Modi

Opposition wants helpless govt to promote corruption, BJP for strong dispensation: Modi

New Delhi, Jan 12 :  Dubbing the anti-BJP grand alliance as an “failed experiment”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Saturday the opposition parties are coming together as they want to form a ‘majboor’ (helpless) government to promote nepotism and corruption, whereas the BJP wants a strong dispensation for all-round development. Modi also attacked the Congress […]

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SP, BSP came together for their survival, they cannot take on Modi alone: BJP

SP, BSP came together for their survival, they cannot take on Modi alone: BJP

New Delhi, Jan 12 :  The BJP Saturday said the SP and the BSP came together for their survival, and not for the country or Uttar Pradesh, and  downplayed suggestions that the alliance will have a major impact on the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. “The SP and BSP have allied neither for the country nor […]

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India rejects Pak charge of RAW involvement in Karachi consulate attack

India rejects Pak charge of RAW involvement in Karachi consulate attack

Karachi/New Delhi, Jan 11 :  Pakistani police on Friday accused Indian spy agency RAW of being involved in the November terrorist attack on the Chinese consulate in Karachi, a charge rejected by India as “fabricated and scurrilous”. Karachi police said they have arrested five suspects from a separatist Baloch group for the November 23 attack […]

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No change in India’s position on Afghanistan, it supports ‘inclusive’ peace process: MEA

No change in India’s position on Afghanistan, it supports ‘inclusive’ peace process: MEA

 New Delhi, Jan 10 : A day after Army Chief Gen. Bipin Rawat stated India cannot be left out of the “bandwagon” when a number of countries are reaching out to the Taliban, the External Affairs Ministry Friday said there is no change in the position on Afghanistan and New Delhi supports the process which […]