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‘Govt to wait for Analytica’s reply before action in Facebook data leak case’

New Delhi, Apr 5 :The government will wait for response from British data mining firm Cambridge Analytica before deciding on the action to be taken in the Facebook data leak case, a source said today. Analytica has been accused of harvesting personal information of over millions of Facebook users illegally to influence polls in several […]

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Ambedkar’s statue damaged in UP

Firozabad (UP), Apr 5 : In yet another incident, a statue of Bhimrao Ambedkar was found damaged in a village under Sirsaganj police station area here, police said today. The right hand of the statue of Ambedkar installed in Bagichi in Nagla Nandi village was found damaged this morning, SP (rural) Mahendra Singh said. The […]

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Pak court refuses to set aside govt’s ban on ‘social welfare activities’ of JuD and FIF

  Lahore, Apr 5 : A Pakistani court today allowed Hafiz Saeed’s two organisations – Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) and Falah-i-Insaniyat Foundation (FIF) – to work under the ambit of law but did not set aside the government’s ban on their ‘social welfare activities’. Justice Ameenuddin Khan of the Lahore High Court issued a notice to the […]

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Led by Cong, oppn parties stage protest outside Parliament

New Delhi, Apr 5: Opposition parties led by the Congress today staged a protest near the Gandhi statue outside Parliament over several issues, including disruption of proceedings of both the Houses and Special Category Status to Andhra Pradesh. UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Congress president Rahul Gandhi were among the key leaders who took part in […]

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  Data leak: Facebook says 5.62 lakh people potentially affected in India

  New Delhi, Apr 5 : US-based social media giant Facebook today admitted that nearly 5.62 lakh people in India were “potentially affected” by its global data breach involving Cambridge Analytica, and asserted that the UK-based firm’s use of such data did not have its consent. In response to the Indian government on the data […]

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Adjournment of parliamentary proceedings  “choreographed and staged” by the BJP: CPM

New Delhi, Apr 5: The CPI(M) today hit out at the Modi government saying the repeated adjournments of Parliament seemed to be “choreographed and staged” by the BJP to thwart the debate on the no-confidence motion against it and escape the opposition’s flak. “There was absolutely no effort by either the parliamentary affairs minister or the […]

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SC refuses to interfere with CBSE’s decision to hold re-examination

SC refuses to interfere with CBSE’s decision to hold re-examination

New Delhi, Apr 4 : The Supreme Court today refused to interfere with the decision of the CBSE to conduct the re-examination of Class 12 economics paper after alleged question paper leak, saying it was the discretion of the Board. A bench of justices S A Bobde and L Nageswara Rao dismissed a batch of petitions […]

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RSS men sitting in every ministry: Rahul Gandhi

RSS men sitting in every ministry: Rahul Gandhi

Davanagere (Karna), Apr 4:  Congress president Rahul Gandhi today accused the Narndra Modi government of “disrespecting” and “demolishing” various institutions by having RSS men “sitting in every ministry and giving orders.” Interacting with the city’s traders here, Gandhi said if voted to power, the Congress would free these institutions from the RSS control. “I don’t […]

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Don’t use Ambedkar’s name for political gains: Modi

Don’t use Ambedkar’s name for political gains: Modi

New Delhi, Apr 4 :  Seeking to reach out to the Dalit community, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said no regime had honoured B R Ambedkar like his government had. Modi’s remarks come soon after widespread protests, some turning violent, in different parts of the country over a Supreme Court verdict putting in place safeguards […]

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UN terror list has 139 Pakistan entries: Report

Islamabad, Apr 4 :  The UN Security Council’s updated list of terrorists and militant groups has 139 entries from Pakistan alone, including outfits like Lashkar-e-Taiba, according to a media report. The list, headed by Osama bin Laden’s heir apparent Ayman al-Zawahiri, identifies all those individuals who have lived in Pakistan, operated from there or have been […]