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Anti-Sikh riots was “biggest lynching” incident: Rajnath

New Delhi: Countering the opposition attack on the BJP-led government over instances of mob lynching, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said the 1984 anti-Sikh...

BABRI MASJID ROW: SC reserves order on plea for hearing by larger bench

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today reserved its order on a plea by Muslim groups of the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute seeking reconsideration...

No-confidence motion: Not a numbers game, but occasion to expose govt: Cong

NEW DELHI: The Congress on July 19 said that the no-confidence motion on July 20 was more than a show of numbers and it...

Changes in RTI Act will make it useless, all Indians must oppose move: Rahul

NEW DELHI: The government’s move to amend the Right to Information (RTI) Act will render the law “useless”, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi said Thursday...

No compromise on security on passport seva mobile app, says Sushma Swaraj

NEW DELHI: There has been no compromise on security aspects with regard to passport applications through the new mobile app and any attempt to...

Heart disease deaths rising in India, youngsters at risk

Deaths due to stroke were about three times higher than the national average in India’s northeastern states. New Delhi: More than one quarter of all...

‘CAG examining Rafale deal, CBI probing 4 graft cases in defence deals’

New Delhi: The country’s national auditor CAG is examining the Rafale fighter jet deal worth Rs 58,000 crore on which the Congress has been...

Agnivesh is ‘fraud’ and a ‘foreign agent’: Jharkhand minister C P Singh

New Delhi: A day after Swami Agnivesh was assaulted by a mob in Jharkhand’s Pakur district, state’s Urban Development Minister C P Singh made...

Mob lynchings are a result of economic disparity: BJP leader

New Delhi: The incidents of mob lynching are a result of economic disparity, BJP member Meenakshi Lekhi said in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday. Speaking during...

1,10,333 cases of rape in India between 2014-16: Minister in Parliament

New Delhi: As many as 1,10,333 cases of rape were registered in the country between 2014-16, the government of India Minister Kiren Rijiju said...

AIMIM leader Owaisi rakes up under-representation of Muslims in central forces

Hyderabad: AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday accused the government of India of neglecting Muslims and demanded that Narendra Modi tell how many of...

Two dead, 3,500 relocated as rains lash parts of Gujarat

Ahmedabad: Two persons, including a school boy, drowned as incessant rains lashed Saurashtra and south Gujarat regions, with Gir Somnath being among the worst-affected...

Monsoon session: At all-party meet, Modi seeks cooperation for Parliament functioning

New Delhi: Taking note of the previous Parliament session ending in a total washout, Modi on Tuesday urged all parties to cooperate for the...

Join hands for passage of bills on women’s reservation, triple talaq and nikah halala:...

NEW DELHI: The government of India Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad wrote to Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday, urging the main opposition party...

If Rome Colosseum can be adopted by pvt company why not Taj Mahal: Tourism...

NEW DELHI: The government of India Tourism Minister K J Alphons Tuesday wondered what was the problem in entrusting a private company with the...

Sohrabuddin case: HC completes hearing on 5 revision petitions

MUMBAI: The Bombay High Court concluded on Monday the hearing on the five revision petitions challenging the discharge granted to senior Gujarat and Rajasthan...

TMC hits back at PM Modi, charges BJP of running syndicate of lynching

KOLKATA: Hitting back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) Monday accused him of spreading “misinformation” against its government in West Bengal...

Parties are of people not of any religion: Akhilesh Yadav

Lucknow: Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav Monday said that “parties are of people and not of any religion”, days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

Nearly 30,000 Pakistanis granted Long Term Visas; can buy property, get PAN, Aadhaar

NEW DELHI: Nearly 30,000 Pakistani nationals, mostly Hindus, have been granted Long Time Visas (LTVs) since 2011, making them eligible to obtain PAN and...

People, not industries, are more important: SC on pollution by pet coke

NEW DELHI: People are more important than industries, the Supreme Court said today while taking note of a report that 60,000 people have died...

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