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    Politics on forces, judiciary must end, says Manmohan Singh

    Singh's presence at the lecture itself gives a quick window to the vast change Indian polity has seen in the last decade New Delhi: At a time when the concept of aggressive nationalism was being debated widely, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said that the judiciary and the armed forces should be kept out of "politician's manipulations and...

    • 41 min ago
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    Congress kept Rafale deal hanging for Vadra: BJP

    Vadra has been denying these allegations and has accused the Modi government of political vendetta. New Delhi: Continuing its tirade against the Congress's "first family" over delaying the Rafale deal, the BJP, which is trying to intensify its counter-attack on the issue, asked Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday to clarify whether or not the Rafale deal was kept hanging by...

    • 42 min ago
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    Congress rubbishes charge that Rahul trying to help Vadra

    BJP had alleged that the Congress president was involved in a "conspiracy, internationally". New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday rejected BJP's claim that Rahul Gandhi wanted the Rafale deal scrapped to help a firm linked to his brother-in-law Robert Vadra and said the Modi government was responding to the alleged "scam" with abuses and mud-slinging. Congress...

    • 42 min ago
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    In MP, PM Narendra Modi dares Congress to debate development

    Without naming Rahul, Rafale, PM says mud-slinging won't work. Bhopal: Challenging the Congress to a debate on development issues, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched the BJP's poll campaign in Madhya Pradesh by attacking the Opposition party for its baseless mud-slinging and its inability to stitch together alliances in the country where, he said with pride,...

    • 6 hrs ago
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    Kerala: 16 PFI activists named accused in SFI leader Abhimanyu's death

    The 1,500-page charge sheet stated that PFI activists were involved in killing of SFI leader Abhimanyu on July 2. Kochi : Sixteen activists of radical outfit Popular Front of India (PFI), its student and political offshoots -- Campus Front and Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) -- were named as accused in the charge sheet filed by police on Tuesday into the killing of a...

    • 11 hrs ago
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    Injured Navyman Tomy has food, is under sedation: Defence spokesman

    Indian Navy Commander Abhilash Tomy, 39, had reported a back injury during the Golden Globe Race that had left him bedridden. Kochi: Injured Indian Navy sailor Abhilash Tomy, who was plucked from his stricken vessel in the Indian Ocean off Australia's coast, is admitted to a hospital on a remote island where he has had food and is "sounding okay", a defence...

    • 11 hrs ago
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    Can Aadhaar be made mandatory? SC verdict tomorrow

    The top court had reserved its verdict on petitions challenging constitutional validity of Aadhaar on May 10. New Delhi : The Supreme Court will pronounce its verdict on Wednesday on a bunch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of Aadhaar law on the ground that it violated human rights and right to privacy in every possible way and subjected the citizens to continued...

    • 11 hrs ago
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    On video, UP cops abuse, slap woman for 'relationship' with Muslim man

    The four cops seen in video have been suspended and an investigation has been ordered in the case. Meerut: A woman was abused and assaulted by Uttar Pradesh police personnel in Meerut for allegedly being in a relationship with a Muslim man, video of which has now gone viral on social media. The four cops seen in the video have been suspended and an investigation has been...

    • 11 hrs ago
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    Supreme Court verdict on promotion in jobs for SC/ST tomorrow

    The Centre had earlier maintained that there was no need for testing the backwardness of SC/ST employees while granting promotion. New Delhi: The Supreme Court is set to announce its verdict on Wednesday relating to a batch of petitions revolving around promotions in government jobs to the members of the Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes community. It will also decide whether the...

    • 12 hrs ago
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    Indian man charged for groping woman in Dubai

    The complainant said the incident took place on August 3. Dubai: An Indian youth has been slapped with molestation charges by a Dubai court after he allegedly groped a woman while she was walking late at night, according to a media report. The man, a driver by profession, denied the charge, claiming that he touched the woman by mistake, the Khaleej Times reported. The prosecutors accused the...

    • 13 hrs ago

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