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    Reat estate, liquor out of GST as influential people run them: Sisodia

    Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today raised concerns over real estate and liquor industry being left out of the the GST ambit and suggested it was done because they were being run by "influential people"."Liquor and real estate lobbies have succeeded to intervene in the GST. Without any hesitation, I can say that these two sectors have been kept out...

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    2 meat traders assaulted

    A group of cow vigilantes thrashed two meat traders in Malegaon tehsil of Maharashtra's Washim district last week on suspicion of possessing beef. The whole incident, which occured on Friday, was captured on camera.On Monday, Washim district Superintendent of Police Mokshada Patil said that samples of the meat had been sent to Nagpur to ascertain if it was beef."We have registered two sets of complaints. Nine...

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    Uneasy calm in Kashmir as strike, curbs continue

    An uneasy calm prevailed in Jammu and Kashmir for the second consecutive day on Monday with strike and restrictions continuing in the state.The Valley has been on the edge since Saturday following the killing of Burhan Wani's successor Sabzar Ahmed Bhat in an encounter with security forces at Tral in south Kashmir. The separatists have issued a strike call and the authorities have imposed...

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    Venkaiah backs army chief on Kashmir tactics

    Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat on Monday received political support for his strong words on ways to fight the upsurge in Kashmir insurgency. The tension in the Valley has thrown life out of gear for close to 10 months. "If somebody throws stones at the army, should they do nothing? I totally agree with the army chief's statement," said Union minister Venkaiah Naidu."Our neighbour...

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    Virbhadra granted bail in DA case

    Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his wife Pratibha were on Monday granted bail by a court here in a disproportionate assets case.Special judge Virender Kumar Goyal granted them bail on a personal bond of Rs 1 lakh each and a surety of the same amount. The accused cannot leave the country without the court's permission.The orders came despite the CBI opposing the chief minister's bail...

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    CBI registers case against Air India, civil aviation ministry

    The CBI on Monday registered three cases, including one against unknown officials for irregularities in a Rs 70,000-crore deal to buy 111 aircraft for Air India.The action came following a Supreme Court order in January this year on a Special Leave Petition filed by the Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL), which extensively quoted observations of the CAG and reports of...

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    Amit Shah meets RSS chief in Nagpur

    BJP president Amit Shah on Monday met RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat in Nagpur to discuss "new experiments" that the former has carried out to increase the organisational strength.RSS spokesperson Manmohan Vaidya confirmed to DH that the meeting took place at 5 pm on Monday at the Sangh's Nagpur headquarters. RSS general secretary Bhaiyyaji Joshi was also present in the closed-door meeting."Shah...

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    SC stays Rajasthan govt order on removal of cell towers

    The Supreme Court on Monday stayed a Rajasthan government order that asked mobile operators to remove towers within 500 metres of jail premises by June 8.A bench of Justices A K Sikri and Deepak Gupta sought the response of the state government within four weeks on a plea by Cellular Operators Association of India, which has sought direction against sealing of the cell towers.Senior...

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    Book killers of driver who promoted hygiene: govt

    A day after an e-rickshaw driver was beaten to death as he objected to two persons urinating in the open, the Centre has asked the police to take strongest possible action against the culprits.Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Monday visited the family of Ravinder Kumar, who was killed in northwest Delhi's Mukherjee Nagar area.He handed over a cheque of Rs 50,000 in his...

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    Pathankot on high alert after bag with army uniforms found

    The army conducted a massive search operation in Pathankot after the police found a suspicious bag with military uniforms near the high-security Mamun Cantonment area late on Sunday night.A high alert has been sounded, and search teams are looking for suspicious movement in the area. A local tipped off the police about the abandoned bag. The military was immediately alerted.A source said...

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