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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 […]

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Dubious game being played in country: Nawaz

Islamabad, Apr 04: Ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday claimed that a dubious game was being played in the country to which seasoned politicians were privy, ‘Express News’ reported. Speaking to journalists outside the accountability court in Islamabad, which is hearing references filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) against the Sharif family, the […]

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JNUSU petitions Lok Sabha seeking to restore reservation policy

New Delhi, Apr 4 : Flagging alleged “tampering” of reservation policy in admissions by the JNU administration, the university students’ union today petitioned Lok Sabha seeking its intervention to restore the benefits awarded to students belonging to backward castes. The Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNUSU) submitted its request to Lok Sabha’s Committee on Petitions through […]

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NGT directs NCR states to file ambient air quality data in 2 weeks

New Delhi, Apr 4 : The National Green Tribunal today directed Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan to submit ambient air quality analysis data within two weeks. A bench headed by acting NGT chairperson Justice Jawad Rahim asked the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the Delhi Pollution Control Committee  (DPCC) to analyse the data and […]

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Parties draw up fresh strategy for UP council polls

Lucknow, Apr 4 : Fresh calculations are back on the drawing board of Uttar Pradesh politics as the dominant players of the ruling BJP and opposition SP and BSP draw up new strategies for the upcoming state legislative council election. The election to 13 seats of the legislative council will be held on April 26. […]