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Rafale deal debate: Sparks fly as Rahul Gandhi targets PM Narendra Modi

He called Ambani a “dear friend” of Modi and a “failed businessman” and alleged that his firm was registered barely ten days before it got the offset contract from the makers of Rafale.
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Eye on 2019, TDP leader Naidu buries anti-Congress past, meets Rahul Gandhi to stitch alliance

TDP leader and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, who has been reaching out to Opposition parties in the run-up to the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, met Congress president Rahul Gandhi Thu

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On way out: ‘Jammu and Kashmir not enemy territory, don’t try muscular policy’

Soon after submitting her resignation as chief minister following the BJP’s pullout from the ruling alliance, PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti ruled out the option of exploring “any other alliance”, and

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BJP ends its Jammu and Kashmir alliance with PDP, cites national interest, security slide

Days after its leadership had a huddle with the RSS, the BJP Tuesday pulled out of the Mehbooba Mufti-led coalition government in Srinagar, paving the way for Governor’s rule in the state by citing

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Sharad Yadav can’t draw salary, perks as MP, says SC

Modifying the Delhi High Court’s December order, the Supreme Court on Thursday stopped salary and allowances of former Janata Dal (U) president and rebel parliamentarian Sharad Yadav till the dispos

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Kathua incident: Jammu and Kashmir Deputy CM Kavinder Gupta calls it ‘minor’

The rape of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua’s Rasana village, which sparked outrage across the country, is a “minor issue” and giving the case “too much importance” is “not the right thin

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PM Modi speaks out on Kathua, Unnao: No culprit will be spared, daughters will definitely get justice

The apex court sought explanations by April 19 from the Bar Council of India, Jammu and Kashmir Bar Council, Jammu High Court Bar Association and Kathua district bar association.

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Supreme Court extends protection to Karti Chidambaram till March 26

The Supreme Court on Thursday transferred from the Delhi High Court to itself all the cases related to the Enforcement Directorate’s power to arrest an accused under the Prevention of Money Launderi

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Maldives crisis: Ex-President Abdulla Nasheed seeks India’s help

India, which is monitoring the situation very “closely”, had, on Monday, asked its nationals not to undertake non-essential travel to the island nation until further notice. In a statement, Nashee

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Militants kill two cops in Srinagar hospital, free LeT commander

A top Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militant commander Naveed Jat alias Abu Hanzulla escaped from police custody during the attack. Director General, Jammu and Kashmir Police, SP Vaid told The Indian Express:

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Counselled once, Pune girl held in Valley after cops get Republic Day attack alert

Following the arrest in J&K, sleuths from the Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad and police have contacted the girl’s family members in Pune and employees at the call centre where she works.

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Communal clash in UP town; 1 killed, 2 injured, curfew imposed

A 16-year-old boy was killed and two other persons were injured in a communal clash on Friday following alleged stone-pelting on VHP and ABVP volunteers who had taken out a motorcycle rally on Republi

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Chile parliamentarians to visit India, focus on astronomy, women’s issues, tech

The Chilean parliamentarians are visiting India from February 5 to 9 at the invitation of Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan and will be meeting several senior ministers and officials including commerc

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How Arun Jaitley defended state of economy in Parliament

In a strong defence of the government’s handling of the economy, finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said the NDA regime brought India back to health from the status of one of the five fragile

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Mamata Banerjee opposes triple talaq Bill, Opposition in Rajya Sabha says send to committee

Speaking on the Bill for the first time, Banerjee said, “We never opposed the proposed Bill on instant triple talaq because we are in favour of protection of Muslim women.

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US task force to check on Pakistan’s terror-funding tap

Frustrated by Islamabad’s continued refusal to sever ties with jihadist networks, US President Donald Trump’s administration has begun to evolve a full range of measures to put pressure on Pakista

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Pakistan gave lies, deceit in return for US aid, says Donald Trump in fiery tweet

In what is arguably the most severe public indictment ever of Pakistan by a US President, Donald Trump on Monday said that his country has “foolishly” given Pakistan more than $33 billion in aid o

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Hafiz Saeed’s charities, assets to be seized by Pakistan? See what secret order revealed

Pakistan's government plans to seize control of charities and financial assets linked to Islamist leader Hafiz Saeed, who Washington has designated a terrorist, according to officials and documents re

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Kashmir encounter ends, Jawans find Afzal Guru ‘badla’ inscribed on terrorist’s gun

The 37-hour gunfight, triggered by the fidayeen attack by suspected Jaish-e-Mohammad militants on Central Reserve Police Force’s (CRPF) training centre in south Kashmir ended on Monday morning with

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Lok Sabha passes triple talaq Bill amid feeble protests by Opposition

The proposed law, which makes talaq-e-biddat a cognisable and non-bailable offence, has provisions for a three-year jail term and fine for any Muslim man who divorces his wife by uttering talaq three

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Pakistan presented Kulbhushan Jadhav’s wife and mother as widows: Sushma Swaraj in Parliament

Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said when Jadhav saw his mother without a mangalsutra, bindi and bangles, he wondered if something “unfortunate” had happened.

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University of Peace seeks India’s involvement to boost Sustainable Development Goals

Recognising India as a key player in global efforts for the maintenance of international peace and security, University for Peace (UPEACE), a UN mandated university based in Costa Rica, is planning to

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Sonia Gandhi retires, but Congress wants her to stay on as ‘mother’; Rahul set to take over as party president

HOURS BEFORE passing the baton of the Congress, which she had helmed for 19 years, to her son Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi sparked a buzz within the party and outside by hinting at retirement.

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Uttar Pradesh sugar body UP Sugar Mills Association alleges harassment by ruling party politicians

Condemning the incident strongly, the association has asked the chief minister for protection from "mafia elements" and said that such an incident "shows the vulnerability of the sugar mills against

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