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Punjab govt decides to hold Assembly session on Sep 27, to challenge Guv’s move in apex court

Punjab govt decides to hold Assembly session on Sep 27, to challenge Guv’s move in apex court

Chandigarh: Stopped by the Governor from holding a special sitting of the Assembly to seek a confidence vote, Punjab’s AAP government on Thursday decided to summon a session on September 27 and will also approach the Supreme Court over the Raj Bhavan move. Aam Aadmi Party MLAs took out a protest march over the cancellation […]

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Nation-wide raids against PFI: NIA arrests 10 in Assam, searches office in Manipur

Nation-wide raids against PFI: NIA arrests 10 in Assam, searches office in Manipur

Guwahati/Imphal: Ten activists of the Popular Front of India (PFI) were arrested in Assam for allegedly fomenting communal strife and posing a threat to internal security as part of a country-wide multi-agency operation spearheaded by the NIA on Thursday, police said. A team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) also raided an office of the […]

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SC to live-stream its constitution bench proceedings from Sep 27

SC to live-stream its constitution bench proceedings from Sep 27

New Delhi: In a bid to enhance transparency and accessibility in its functioning, the Supreme Court has decided to live-stream its proceedings of all constitution bench hearings from September 27, exactly four years after a path-breaking verdict in this regard was delivered in 2018. A unanimous decision was taken by the 30 judges of the […]

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Anurag Singh Thakur launches training programme for 14,000 youth volunteers

Anurag Singh Thakur launches training programme for 14,000 youth volunteers

Delhi: Anurag Singh Thakur, Union Minister, Youth Affairs and Sports and Information and Broadcasting has said that trained youth volunteers of NYKS will play a pivotal role in realizing the Panch Pran (five resolves) about which Prime Minister spoke during his Independence Day Speech. He was speaking at the launching of the Online Capacity Building […]

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EC wants voters on poll duty to cast postal ballot at facilitation centre only

EC wants voters on poll duty to cast postal ballot at facilitation centre only

New Delhi:  Seeking to check the potential misuse of postal ballot facility extended to voters on poll duty, the Election Commission is set to ask the government to change rules so that such people cast their vote at designated facilitation centres only and do not keep the ballot papers with them for a long time. […]

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Gehlot or Tharoor will be ‘puppet’ in hands of Rahul Gandhi: BJP on Congress president poll

Gehlot or Tharoor will be ‘puppet’ in hands of Rahul Gandhi: BJP on Congress president poll

New Delhi:  The BJP on Monday said whosoever becomes Congress president, whether Ashok Gehlot or Shashi Tharoor, will only be a “puppet” in the hands of Rahul Gandhi who will be the “main driver”. BJP national spokesperson Tom Vadakkan also dubbed the Congress ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ as “Corruption Jodo Yatra”, saying it started with “2G […]

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Security environment in neighbourhood far from ideal, must prepare for hybrid warfare: IAF chief

Security environment in neighbourhood far from ideal, must prepare for hybrid warfare: IAF chief

New Delhi:  The security environment in our neighbourhood remains far from ideal, Air Chief Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari said on Tuesday, stressing upon the need to complement India’s economic progress with a mirroring trajectory of homegrown military capabilities. Noting that the country is faced with a wide variety of threats, the Air Chief Marshal said […]

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Excise row: BJP links liquor trader with Delhi CM Kejriwal

Excise row: BJP links liquor trader with Delhi CM Kejriwal

New Delhi:  The BJP Tuesday claimed that a person close to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was awarded liquor contract under his government’s now-withdrawn liquor policy, as it launched a fresh attack on AAP supremo over the excise row. During a press conference, BJP spokesperson Gaurav Bhatia showed a picture of one Karamjeet Singh Lamba […]

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Former Punjab CM lets loose aspersions on Punjab CM of being deplaned in Germany, for being drunk

Former Punjab CM lets loose aspersions on Punjab CM of being deplaned in Germany, for being drunk

Amritsar: All hell broke loose on social networking sites with the former Punjab Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal posting this morning on his Twitter handle about “CM Punjab Bhagwant Mann being deplaned in Frankfurt, Germany allegedly for being drunk”. Badal wrote, “Disturbing media reports quoting co-passengers say Pb CM @BhagwantMann was deplaned from Lufthansa flight as […]

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EC writes to Law ministry; seeks limits around cash donations to political parties

EC writes to Law ministry; seeks limits around cash donations to political parties

New Delhi: The Election Commission has proposed bringing down anonymous political donations from Rs 20,000 to Rs 2,000 and cap cash donations at 20 per cent or at a maximum of Rs 20 crore to cleanse election funding of black money, sources said on Monday. Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Rajiv Kumar has written a letter […]