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Foreign travel ban on ex-prez Zardari, PPP leaders to continue: Pak

Foreign travel ban on ex-prez Zardari, PPP leaders to continue: Pak

Islamabad, Jan 11:  The Pakistan government has decided to continue the travel ban on former president Asif Ali Zardari, his son Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari and Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah among other Pakistan Peoples Party leaders, a top minister said. The decision, which prevents them from flying abroad, was taken during a Cabinet meeting chaired […]

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Consular access granted to Christian Michel: MEA

Consular access granted to Christian Michel: MEA

New Delhi, Jan 11: India has granted consular access to Christian Michel, a British national who was brought here from the UAE last month in connection with the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland chopper deal. The British High Commission had sought consular access to Michel after he was arrested in the first week of December. “He has […]

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Special status for Andhra Pradesh if voted to power: Rahul Gandhi tells workers in Dubai

Special status for Andhra Pradesh if voted to power: Rahul Gandhi tells workers in Dubai

Dubai, Jan 11:  Congress President Rahul Gandhi said here Friday that his party will grant special category status to Andhra Pradesh if voted to power in the upcoming general elections. Gandhi, who is in the UAE on a two-day visit, addressed a gathering of Indian workers at the Labour Colony in Dubai. “As soon as […]

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Former CBI chief Alok Verma resigns from service

Former CBI chief Alok Verma resigns from service

“Transferred on basis of false, unsubstantiated and frivolous allegations”

New Delhi, Jan 11:  Former CBI chief Alok Verma submitted his resignation from service on Friday, a day after he was removed from his post by a high powered committee. Verma said in his resignation letter, accessed by PTI, that it was a moment of “collective introspection”. “Also, it may be noted that the undersigned […]

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Akhilesh Yadav, Mayawati to hold joint presser Saturday

Akhilesh Yadav, Mayawati to hold joint presser Saturday

Lucknow, Jan 12:  Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav and BSP chief Mayawati will address a joint press meet here Saturday, amid talks of seat sharing for Lok Sabha polls from which the Congress seems to be out. This was announced Friday by SP national secretary Rajendra Chaudhary and Bahujan Samaj Party national general secretary SC […]

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Protests against Citizenship Bill continue in Assam

Protests against Citizenship Bill continue in Assam

Guwahati, Jan 11:  The protests over the Citizenship Bill gathered momentum in Assam on Friday with the students of IIT-Guwahati joining the stir and the students of another college warning that the chief minister’s convoy would not be allowed to ply on a main thoroughfare of the city. Students demonstrating in front of the Gauhati […]

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Rao undoes transfers done by Verma; situation restored to January 8

Rao undoes transfers done by Verma; situation restored to January 8

New Delhi, Jan 11: Interim CBI Director M Nageshwar Rao has cancelled all transfer decisions taken by his ousted predecessor Alok Verma restoring the position of officials as on January 8, officials said. Verma, after being reinstated by the Supreme Court on January 8, had undone all the transfers done by Rao. He had also […]

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Modi govt fulfilled dreams of crores of youths with 10 pc quota for gen category poor: Shah

Modi govt fulfilled dreams of crores of youths with 10 pc quota for gen category poor: Shah

New Delhi, Jan 11:  BJP president Amit Shah Friday said the Modi government has “fulfilled” the dreams of crores of youths with 10 per cent reservation in jobs and education for the general category poor, and described the constitution amendment bill as one of the most important legislations passed by Parliament. Shad hailed the legislation […]

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Judge recuses himself from Ayodhya case, new bench to be set up before Jan 29

Judge recuses himself from Ayodhya case, new bench to be set up before Jan 29

New Delhi, Jan 10 :  The Supreme Court on Thursday decided to constitute a fresh five-judge Constitution bench to hear the politically sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land title dispute on January 29 after a judge, Justice U U Lalit, recused himself. Justice Lalit, who was part of a five-judge Constitution Bench headed by Chief Justice […]

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Pak anti-terrorism court sentences cyberstalker to 24 yrs in jail

Pak anti-terrorism court sentences cyberstalker to 24 yrs in jail

Lahore, Jan 10 :  An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan has sentenced a cyberstalker to 24 years in jail for blackmailing 200 lady doctors and nurses through their social media accounts – the maximum punishment awarded to a convict in the offence related to social media crimes in the country’s history. Anti-Terrorism Court Lahore Judge Sajjad […]