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UN General Assembly President condoles loss of lives due to floods in India

Floods in southern Indian states of Kerala and Karnataka, and western states of Maharashtra and Gujarat have so far claimed 225 lives and lakhs of people had to be moved to safety. Kerala alone accoun

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Ahead of elections, Delhi CM Kejriwal promises 24-hour water supply in coming four-five years

According to Surti's model, teams knock on the doors of the people and appeal to them to check whether there is any form of water leakage in the household from any source -- either taps or tanks and i

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Unnao rape case: Lawyer of victim’s mother alleges death threat from accused BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar

Advocate Dharmendra Mishra claimed that Sengar gestured towards him in the court premises by dragging his fingers across his throat and thus threatened to eliminate him.

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Never invited Rahul with pre-conditions, Congress responding to fake news: J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik

Satya Pal Malik said that he had never invited Rahul Gandhi to visit the state with so many pre-conditions. He said that the Congress leader was politicising the matter by seeking to bring a delegatio

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Jammu and Kashmir: Supreme Court refuses to intervene, for now

While the Centre submitted that it was doing everything necessary to maintain law and order in J&K, Poonawalla asked the SC to direct the government to restore essential services such as that in hospi

“Nobody can take even a one per cent chance… in case the position remains like this then we will take a call,” the judges said. News

DDA nod for launching online scheme for commercial properties on first-come-first-serve basis

"The authority approved the proposal for launching an online running scheme for 225 commercial built-up properties on a first-come-first-serve basis on the lines of a scheme earlier launched by the Ho

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Durga Puja committees get IT notices: TMC cries foul, accuses BJP of intimidating committees

Senior BJP leader Mukul Roy questioned the TMC, saying why are they so scared if the IT department is checking the source of income of the puja committees if there is nothing wrong with them.

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Why CBI does a good job when there’s no political overtone to a case: CJI Ranjan Gogoi

CJI Ranjan Gogoi minced no words in pointing out the flaws and strengths of the agency and offered advice for the way forward.

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Jammu and Kashmir with PoK should be integral part of India: Digvijay Singh

"Many a time, people have written off the Congress. But we always bounced back, he told reporters when asked about the future of the main opposition party. Referring to the assembly elections in Madhy

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Sushma Swaraj transformed MEA, oriented it to ‘people’s call’: PM Narendra Modi

The prime minister said he learnt a lot from her and then spoke about his speech at the United Nations General Assembly in 2014, months after he had assumed the office for the first time.

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Arun Jaitley still in ICU, critical but haemodynamically stable

A lawyer by profession, Jaitley had been an important part in Narendra Modi's Cabinet during his first tenure as prime minister. He held the finance and defence portfolios, and often acted as the chie

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Use app to get household waste picked up by civic bodies

Launching Swachh Survekshan 2020, themed Cleanliness is Our Right, the minister Hardeep Singh Puri said the survey's major focus has always been on citizen engagement, be it through feedback or indica

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Congress, SP should stop shedding crocodile tears, says Mayawati after Priyanka’s visit to Sonbhadra

"Instead of shedding crocodile tears, the SP and Congress leaders should now come forward to restore the land to the tribals so that this could be corrected," Mayawati said.

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Congress urges govt to initiate political dialogue on Jammu and Kashmir, allow opposition leaders to visit Valley

Senior Congress spokesperson Anand Sharma said opposition leaders should be allowed to visit Jammu and Kashmir and speak to the people there and demanded immediate release of all leaders placed under

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Kolkata court issues arrest warrant against Shashi Tharoor for ‘Hindu Pakistan’ remark

A metropolitan magistrate in Kolkata issued the warrant against Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, based on a case filed by Sumeet Chowdhary, a city-based advocate.

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Charges framed against BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar, others for murder of Unnao rape survivor’s father

The CBI was handed over the case after her father died in a hospital days after he was allegedly beaten up in police lockup.

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Priyanka Gandhi breaks silence on abrogation of Article 370, says Centre’s move unconstitutional, anti-democracy

Last week, the Centre not only repealed Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir but also divided the state into two union territories.

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Jammu and Kashmir special status scrapped in unconstitutional manner, says Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

"There are rules that have to be followed when such things are done, which have not been followed," she said.

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Hopeful of grand August 15 celebrations in Jammu and Kashmir, says top bureaucrat

The security clampdown has been imposed after the Union government revoked Article 370 of the Constitution that gave a special status to the state on August 5 and said the state would be bifurcated in

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Election Commission holds informal discussion on Jammu and Kashmir reorganisation

According to section 60 of the Act, "...the number of seats in the Legislative Assembly of Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir shall be increased from 107 to 114...." According to the Act, the Union

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Manmohan Singh files Rajya Sabha nomination papers from Rajasthan; Congress confident of sending him to RS

Congress is confident of sending Singh to Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan as the party enjoys the majority in the state assembly and thus Singh is likely to win the bypoll.

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Former PM Manmohan Singh files Rajya Sabha nomination from Rajasthan

The Congress has the majority in the state assembly and Singh, thus, is likely to win the bypoll.

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Floods in India: Navy rescues over 14000 people from Maharashtra, Karnataka and Goa

"In one of the historic operations held in this area in last three decades, our teams rescued 11,124 people from Maharashtra and Goa, and 3,115 from Karnataka's flood-hit areas," Rear Admiral Philipos

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Karnataka flood: Situation improves after rain havoc in affected districts

Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Tuesday visited flood-affected areas in his home district of Shivamogga.

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Ayodhya case: On 5th day of hearing, arguments in SC on whether temple existed on disputed site

Three judges of the Allahabad High Court had held that there was a temple at the disputed site, Vaidyanathan told the bench also comprising Justices S A Bobde, D Y Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S A N

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BJP gains mileage in Sikkim, 10 MLAs of Sikkim Democratic Front join saffron camp

SKM is already a partner of the BJP-led NDA, giving BJP a definite edge with 10 MLAs joining the party fold as the next assembly elections are five years away.

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Different Congress voices on Jammu and Kashmir reflects ‘directionless politics’, says Prakash Javadekar

Chidambaram on Monday alleged that the BJP scrapped the special status of Jammu and Kashmir as the region is "dominated" by Muslims, a remark condemned by the ruling party as "provocative and irrespon

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