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Priyanka Gandhi stopped on way to Sonbhadra, Cong says 'illegal arrest'

Priyanka Gandhi stopped on way to Sonbhadra, Cong says 'illegal arrest'

Lucknow/New Delhi, Jul 19 :  Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was on Friday detained and stopped from going to Sonbhadra where 10 people were gunned down this week and taken to a guesthouse after she squatted on the road, insisting that she be allowed to proceed, UP Police officials said. The Sonbhadra shootout acquired a […]

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Babri Masjid demolition case: SC asks Special judge to deliver verdict in 9 months

Babri Masjid demolition case: SC asks Special judge to deliver verdict in 9 months

New Delhi, Jul 19 : The Supreme Court Friday asked the special judge conducting trial in the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case, involving BJP veterans L K Advani, M M Joshi and Uma Bharti, to deliver the verdict within nine months from today. The top court also extended the tenure of the special judge at […]

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Demand for scrutinising NRC to resolve citizens grievances

Demand for scrutinising NRC to resolve citizens grievances

New Delhi, July 19 :  A demand was raised in Rajya Sabha Friday to scrutinise the NRC for resolving the grievances of genuine citizens. Raising the issue through a special mention, Ripun Bora (Cong) said thousands of people in Assam were declared as foreigners including the freedom fighers, army personnel, Hindus, Bengalis and Gurkhas by […]

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Radha Mohan Singh to head panel to oversee BJP's organisational polls

Radha Mohan Singh to head panel to oversee BJP's organisational polls

New Delhi, Jul 19 :  With the BJP gearing up for organisational polls, its president Amit Shah on Friday appointed veteran party leader Radha Mohan Singh as the in-charge of a panel to oversee the elections, the party said in a statement. He will be assisted by three other party leaders; Lok Sabha member Vinod […]

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Data leak of unemployment figures serious: Govt

Data leak of unemployment figures serious: Govt

New Delhi, Jul 18 :  The government Thursday admitted in the Rajya Sabha that there has been a data leak of unemployment figures and said efforts were being made to ascertain who was behind it. Replying to queries during Question Hour, Minister of State for Planning and Statistics Rao Inderjit Singh termed the issue as […]

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Cong asks for deferring trust vote raising the issue of whip

Cong asks for deferring trust vote raising the issue of whip

Bengaluru, Jul 18 :  The Congress Thursday pressed for deferring the confidence motion moved by chief minister H D Kumaraswamy till the assembly speaker decided on the issue of whip in the wake of the Supreme Court verdict on the political crisis in the state. Congress Legislature Party leader Siddaramaiah said the 15 rebel MLAs […]

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Ayodhya land dispute: SC allows mediation process to continue, seeks outcome report by Aug 1

Ayodhya land dispute: SC allows mediation process to continue, seeks outcome report by Aug 1

New Delhi, Jul 18 :  The mediation process to amicably resolve the politically sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute at Ayodhya will continue as the Supreme Court Thursday sought from the panel concerned its “outcome” report by August 1. The outcome of the mediation process undertaken by the three-member panel, headed by former apex court […]

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8,189 Indian prisoners lodged in foreign jails: MEA

8,189 Indian prisoners lodged in foreign jails: MEA

New Delhi, Jul 18 :  As many as 8,189 Indian prisoners, including undertrials, are lodged in various jails around the world, the External Affairs Ministry said on Thursday. Saudi Arabia has the highest 1811 Indian prisoners, followed by the UAE with 1,392 and Nepal 1,160 jail inmates, Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan […]

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SC says rebel MLAs in Karnataka not to be compelled to take part in Assembly proceedings

SC says rebel MLAs in Karnataka not to be compelled to take part in Assembly proceedings

New Delhi, Jul 17 :  The Supreme Court on Wednesday said 15 rebel Congress-JD(S) MLAs in Karnataka “ought not” to be compelled to participate in the proceedings of the ongoing session of the state Assembly and an option should be given to them as to whether they wanted to take part or stay out of […]

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Cong says SC order nullifying whip sets 'terrible judicial precedent'

Cong says SC order nullifying whip sets 'terrible judicial precedent'

New Delhi, Jul 17:  The Congress on Wednesday said the Supreme Court order on the Karnataka political crisis nullifying the whip and providing “blanket protection” to MLAs who have betrayed public mandate sets a “terrible judicial precedent”. The Supreme Court on Wednesday said 15 rebel Congress-JD(S) MLAs in Karnataka “ought not” to be compelled to […]

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