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‘Cong will get women’s reservation bill passed once in power’

Tikota (Karna), Feb 24 :Congress President Rahul  Gandhi today said that his party would get the women’s reservation bill passed in Parliament “once it comes to power at the Centre.” Gandhi also asked the party’s Karnataka unit to ensure that more women aspirants get tickets during the coming  assembly elections in the state. “We worked towards ensuring […]

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Sonia Gandhi cancels Rae Bareli visit

Rae Bareli (UP), Oct 24 : Former Congress chief and Rae Bareli MP Sonia Gandhi’s day-long visit to her parliamentary constituency was cancelled today due to “unavoidable reasons”. “Gandhi’s day-long visit has been cancelled due to unavoidable reasons. We informed district officials about it late last night,” her representative K L Sharma said here. Gandhi […]

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Protest march against PM denied, Cong releases black balloons

Daman, Feb 24 : The opposition Congress today released hundreds of black balloons to protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi after police stopped them from carrying out a march to the venue of the Prime Ministerial programme. Police said that some party workers also waved black flags as Modi’s motorcade approached the venue from the […]

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Those challenging India’s unity cannot be tolerated: Modi after meeting Trudeau

Those challenging India’s unity cannot be tolerated: Modi after meeting Trudeau

New Delhi, Feb 23: After holding extensive talks with his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister Narendra  Modi today made it clear that those challenging India’s sovereignty, unity and integrity cannot be tolerated, seen as a veiled reference to the Canadian government’s soft approach towards the Khalistan issue. Modi also asserted that there cannot be […]

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Assault on CS: Police seize hard disk of CCTV system at CM residence

New Delhi, Feb 23 : A Delhi Police team today descended on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s residence and seized a hard disk of the CCTV camera system installed there in connection with an alleged assault on Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash by AAP MLAs. Police claimed that its action came after its request for CCTV footage […]

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AAP accuses Delhi police of  ‘dadagiri’

New Delhi, Feb 23 : The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today accused the Delhi Police of  acting like  a bully by entering Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s residence “illegally” and being a  mere “puppet” in the hands of the central government. The police team went inside the chief minister’s residence only to “humiliate and insult him […]

 Agencies

Pak FO rejects Indian media reports FATF put Pakistan on ‘grey list’

Islamabad, Feb 23: Pakistan on Friday dismissed Indian media reports that a global money-laundering watchdog has placed it back on its terrorist financing watchlist. The rumors came days after reports that Pakistan had been given a three-month reprieve before being placed on the list, which could hamper banking and hurt foreign investment. US has spent […]

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Process to appoint Lokpal going on; meeting on March 1: Centre to SC

New Delhi, Feb 23 Government today told the Supreme Court that the process for appointing the anti-graft ombudsman Lokpal is going on and a meeting of the selection committee, which includes the Prime Minister, has been scheduled for March 1. Attorney General K K Venugopal told a bench comprising Justices Ranjan Gogoi and R Banumathi that […]

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Training elements, not fighting force being sent to Saudi Arabia: Pak PM

Islamabad, Feb 23: Attempting to clear the air on Pakistani troops being sent to Saudi Arabia, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that “training elements” rather than fighting forces are being sent to the Kingdom. “The reality is very different from the perception,” the prime minister said in an interview with the ‘Express News’. […]

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Sharif alleges efforts to ‘oust’ him from politics for life

Sharif alleges efforts to ‘oust’ him from politics for life

Islamabad, Feb 22: Pakistan’s deposed premier Nawaz Sharif today alleged that efforts were being made to “oust” him from politics for life, a day after he was disqualified by the Supreme Court from leading his party. Sharif spoke to the media after appearing before the accountability court in Islamabad where he is being tried for alleged […]