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Tear gas shells lobbed, farmers stay put at Punjab-Haryana borders

Tear gas shells lobbed, farmers stay put at Punjab-Haryana borders

Chandigarh:  Haryana security personnel lobbed tear gas shells on farmers from Punjab at Shambhu border between the two states as thousands of protesters stayed put there on Wednesday, the second day of their ‘Delhi Chalo’ march. The police action came whenever any group of the protesting farmers tried to move towards the barricades. Some farmers […]

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Modi going back on what he promised on MSP: Cong

Modi going back on what he promised on MSP: Cong

New Delhi: The central government has “betrayed” farmers by not implementing the Swaminathan Commission recommendations, the Congress alleged on Wednesday and demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi apologise to the country for it. In its 2006 report, National Commission on Farmers’ chairman M S Swaminathan suggested the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP) to […]

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PM Modi holds talks with UAE President; bilateral investment treaty inked to boost strategic ties

PM Modi holds talks with UAE President; bilateral investment treaty inked to boost strategic ties

Abu Dhabi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held wide-ranging talks with the UAE’s President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan during which they reviewed the strategic partnership, discussed new areas of cooperation and witnessed the signing of several agreements, including a bilateral investment treaty. In a special and warm gesture, Modi was received at […]

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Massive traffic snarls in Delhi as city turned into fortress to thwart farmers’ march

Massive traffic snarls in Delhi as city turned into fortress to thwart farmers’ march

New Delhi:  Traffic crawled at a snail’s pace at many places in the Delhi-National Capital Region on Tuesday as police placed multiple layers of barricades and stopped the movement of vehicles at the Singhu and Tikri borders to thwart the farmers’ march to the city Commuters faced a harrowing time on the roads, battling massive […]

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Stubborn approach of govt proving to be dangerous, says BKU chief Naresh Tikait

Stubborn approach of govt proving to be dangerous, says BKU chief Naresh Tikait

Lucknow: Bharatiya Kisan Union president Naresh Tikait on Tuesday wondered whether the farmers will always be in the agitation mode, block roads or head towards Delhi? On the proposed February 16 bandh call given by Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) and various organisations, Tikait said school vans, vehicles carrying patients and military vehicles will be allowed […]

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Qatar releases 8 ex-Indian Navy personnel

Qatar releases 8 ex-Indian Navy personnel

New Delhi: Qatar has released eight jailed former Indian Navy personnel and seven of them returned home on Monday morning, in what is being seen as a major diplomatic victory for India that came nearly three-and-half months after a Qatari court handed them death sentence that was subsequently commuted to jail terms. Foreign Secretary Vinay […]

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Nitish Kumar-led NDA govt wins trust vote in Bihar assembly

Nitish Kumar-led NDA govt wins trust vote in Bihar assembly

Patna:  The newly formed NDA government in Bihar on Monday won the trust vote in the state assembly, amid a walkout by members of the ‘Mahagathbandhan’. In the 243-strong assembly, a total of 129 members voted in favour of the motion of confidence. Deputy Speaker Maheshwar Hazari was in the Chair when the voting took […]

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BJP will win 370 seats, NDA more than 400 seats in Lok Sabha polls: Amit Shah

BJP will win 370 seats, NDA more than 400 seats in Lok Sabha polls: Amit Shah

Ahmedabad:  Union Minister Amit Shah on Monday said there is no suspense in the people’s minds on the outcome of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections as the ruling BJP is set to win 370 seats and the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) will bag more than 400 seats. Shah also took a swipe at the Congress […]

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BJP will cross 370 seats-mark in Lok Sabha polls: PM Modi

BJP will cross 370 seats-mark in Lok Sabha polls: PM Modi

Jhabua: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said he is confident that the BJP will cross the 370 seats-mark in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, and even the opposition leaders in Parliament are saying the ruling coalition will get more than 400 seats. Addressing a public meeting of tribal community members in Madhya Pradesh’s Jhabua […]

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BJP-RSS spreading hatred, while love is in India’s DNA, says Rahul Gandhi

BJP-RSS spreading hatred, while love is in India’s DNA, says Rahul Gandhi

Raigarh: The BJP and RSS are spreading hatred while love is in the DNA of this country, said Congress leader Rahul Gandhi as his ‘Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra’ resumed in Chhattisgarh on Sunday after a two-day break. Addressing a gathering in Kevdabadi Chowk in Raigarh, Gandhi said his party wants a “Hindustan for the future […]