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‘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...

Over 13,500 infant deaths in Maharashtra in 11 months: Health Minister Deepak Sawant

NAGPUR: More than 13,500 children died between April 2017 and February 2018 in Maharashtra due to a variety of health-related reasons, including poor weight,...

Naqvi hails 2018 Haj as ‘landmark’ pilgrimage, first batch of pilgrims reaches Saudi Arabia

NEW DELHI: This year’s Haj would be a “landmark” pilgrimage for Indians as several reforms such as doing away with subsidy and women going...

Ahead of MP polls, farmers’ body to campaign against 112 MLAs

Bhopal: A farmers’ organisation in Madhya Pradesh has said it will campaign against 112 legislators, who belong to various parties, for their “failure” to...

Man lynched in K’taka on suspicion of being child-lifter

Bengaluru: In another incident of lynching, a man was beaten to death, while three others were injured after a mob attacked them suspecting them...

Kerala: Over 40,000 school classrooms turn hi-tech

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala schools are fast becoming digital with hi-tech classrooms equipped with advanced gadgets, including laptops and multi-media projectors, coming up in over 40,000...

Data breach scandal: GoI refuses to share Facebook’s response citing confidentiality

New Delhi: The Government of India has refused to share copies of responses received from the US-based social media giant Facebook over global data...

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