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EC sets up panel to probe Karnataka poll date leak

EC sets up panel to probe Karnataka poll date leak

New Delhi, Mar 27 : The Election Commission this evening set up a committee of senior officials to probe the leak of the poll schedule for Karnataka before it was announced by the Chief Election Commissioner earlier today. The committee, which has been asked to submit its report within a week,  would also suggest steps […]

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No decision yet on legislation for 50 pc women’s reservation in ULBs: Govt

New Delhi, Mar 27 : No decision has been taken by the government on bringing in a central legislation to ensure 50 per cent reservation for women in urban local bodies (ULBs), Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri informed Parliament today. The minister’s written remarks came in response to a query raised in […]

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MPs remain seated in Rajya Sabha despite adjournment

New Delhi, Mar 27 : In an unprecedented move, members of Congress and several other opposition parties today remained seated in the Rajya Sabha for almost half-an-hour after the House was adjourned for the day, apparently unhappy over the abrupt move. Even the treasury benches were occupied with a large number of BJP members remaining […]

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Nawaz talks about CJP interview, Bajwa doctrine

ISLAMABAD, Mar 27: Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif has for the first time commented on the much-debated ‘interview’ of the chief justice and the ‘doctrine’ of Gen Qamar Bajwa in his post-hearing talk with the journalist outside the accountability court. When asked to comment on the two most talked-about issues in the political circles and […]

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‘Google Street View’ proposal rejected by govt

New Delhi, Mar 27 : A proposal to roll out Google Street View, an application through which one can explore cities, tourist spots, hills and rivers using 360-degree panoramic and street-level imagery, has been rejected by the government, the Lok Sabha was informed today. Union minister of state for home Hansraj Gangaram Ahir said Google […]

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Rousing welcome for Indian Sikh returning Pakistan after 71 years of partition

LAHORE, Mar 27: After an extensive gap of 71 years, Sardar Harbhajan Singh Bhatia’s dream  has come true as he finally returned to Pakistan from India to visit his birthplace Okara, where he was  warmly received. Bhatia, 84, accompanied by his nephew and wife arrived in Okara and received a rousing welcome from the locals […]

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Delhi Assembly passes resolution for bill to make stalking non-bailable, award death to rapists of minors

New Delhi, Mar 27 : The Delhi Assembly today passed a resolution seeking amendments to existing laws to make stalking a non-bailable offence and to award the death penalty to those convicted of raping minors. The resolution, moved by AAP MLA Saurabh Bharadwaj, demanded that the Delhi government present a Bill asking the Centre to […]

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Mamata meets Shiv Sena leader

  New Delhi, Mar 27 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today met Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut, triggering speculations of an alliance in the political circles. Raut, however,  denied that his party was joining any front. “The Shiv Sena and Mamata Banerjee have a very warm relationship. There were certain things which Mamata […]

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Rahul calls PM ‘Big Boss’ who spies

Rahul calls PM ‘Big Boss’ who spies

New Delhi, Mar 26 :The Congress and the BJP today again locked horns on the prickly issue of data sharing with Rahul Gandhi dubbing Prime Minister Narendra Modi the “Big Boss who likes to spy on Indians” and the ruling party accusing the opposition party of “theft”. Taking to Twitter after allegations surfaced that data […]

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BJP accuses Gandhi of technological illiteracy

New Delhi, Mar 26 :The BJP today described Rahul Gandhi’s accusation of “data theft” against Prime Minister Narendra Modi as “a classic case of technological illiteracy” and said the Congress president was rattled after his plan to influence the next Lok Sabha election with the help of Cambridge Analytica was “exposed”. A host of BJP […]