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    Double trouble for Arnab, Tharoor files defamation case, Republic TV in Delhi HC

    NEW DELHI: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Friday filed a civil defamation suit against Arnab Goswami and his newly-launched news channel Republic TV in the Delhi High Court claiming damages and compensation of Rs 2 crore for allegedly making defamatory remarks against him while airing news relating to the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar. The Lok Sabha MP from...

    • 49 min ago
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    Ayodhya case: Court asks Advani, Uma, Joshi to appear on May 30

    Lucknow:  A special CBI court today directed BJP stalwarts L K Advani, M M Joshi and Uma Bharti to appear before it on May 30 for framing of charges in the Babri Masjid demolition case in light of the Supreme Court order restoring the serious offence of criminal conspiracy against them. Special CBI judge S K Yadav also asked BJP leader Vinay Katiyar, VHP's Vishnu Hari Dalmia...

    • an hour ago
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    Who was KPS Gill: Lion of Punjab who killed terrorism dies at 82

    New Delhi: Hailed by many as a "Supercop" who ruthlessly stamped out terrorism from Punjab in the 1990s, K.P.S. Gill had an equal number of detractors who slammed his "high-handedness" and alleged  human rights violations in his campaign against Khalistani militancy. The stern-looking, impressively-moustachioed Gill, who was brought to the state from the...

    • 2 hrs ago
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    China did it? Sukhoi wreckage located, no news on missig pilots

      New Delhi: Three days after it went missing, the wreckage of a Sukhoi-30 fighter jet was found in a thick forest around 60 km from Tezpur in Assam on Friday, but there was no word on the two IAF pilots who were on board. "The wreckage of the IAF Su-30 jet that went missing with two pilots onboard has been found in the thick forest around 60 km from Tezpur, Assam, where it...

    • 2 hrs ago
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    PM Modi is Master of Communication, says Prez Mukherjee

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday called Prime Minister Narendra Modi "one of the most effective communicators of the times" at a function where two books were released on Modi on completion of his three years in office. "Without having the capacity to communicate, a leader may not be able to inspire people to follow his ideas and approach," Mukherjee...

    • 2 hrs ago
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    Corruption-free Govt, biggest feat of PM in 3 years: Amit Shah

    New Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah on Friday said the Narendra Modi government is the "most decisive and transparent" the country has seen, without a single case of corruption against it, and its rule in the last three years has ended casteism, family rule and appeasement politics. Addressing a press conference to mark the third anniversary of the Modi government, Shah...

    • 2 hrs ago
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    BJP failed to deliver so they divided people, Rahul on Modi@3

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday took an apparent dig at the BJP-led NDA government that has completed three years in office and accused it of dividing and distracting people as it failed to deliver. "When they fail to deliver, they divide & distract. But anger and hatred will not convert into jobs or solutions," a tweet from the Twitter handle...

    • 2 hrs ago
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    Joint opposition candidate for Prez likely, Nitish boycotts meet

    New Delhi: Major opposition parties, led by the Congress, came together on Friday on a common platform and decided to contest the upcoming presidential election if the government does not come up with a consensus candidate -- but the absence of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar set off speculation about possible political realignment. On a day the Narendra Modi government...

    • 3 hrs ago
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    PM Modi turns Gau Rakshak'!Ban on sale of cows, animals for slaughter

    New Delhi: The government has banned the sale and purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter, a move that is expected to hit export and trade of meat and leather. It also prohibited practices that are cruel to animals including painting of horns and putting ornaments or decorative materials on them. The environment ministry has notified the stringent Prevention of...

    • 3 hrs ago
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    Shocking..Kamal Haasan ignores Rajnikanth!

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan on Friday dodged a question regarding his best friend and actor Rajinikanth's rumoured political entry. Speaking on the occasion of the trailer launch of the Tamil version of reality TV show "Bigg Boss", Kamal said: "We need to organise a separate press meet to talk about it (Rajinikanth's political plunge)." Rajinikanth had earlier...

    • 3 hrs ago

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