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    Bangladeshi illegal migrants like termites: Amit Shah

    BJP chief Amit Shah on Sunday while addressing a rally in national capital referred Bangladeshi illegal migrants as "termites" eating up Indians' food and jobs as he picked up Congress president Rahul Gandhi and his AAP counterpart Arvind Kejriwal as targets for questioning the BJP government. Shah also questioned their support for the activists arrested on suspicion of having...

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    Ayushman Bharat - PM flags off the ambitious Modicare

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched the world's largest public-funded medical insurance scheme under which a cover of Rs 5 lakh would be provided to 10.74 crore families from the poor and deprived section of the society. "The Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana-Ayushman Bharat is a game-changer initiative to serve the poor. It is the world's biggest health assurance...

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    Parrikar will continue to be Goa's chief minister: Shah

    Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will continue in his post, BJP president Amit Shah said on Sunday as he announced that a reshuffle of the state's ministers will soon take place. The BJP chief said so in a tweet following a discussion with the Bharatiya Janata Party's core group team from Goa. "It has been decided during a discussion with the Goa BJP core team that Manohar...

    • 5 hrs ago
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    India likely to ink pact with Russia for Gaganyaan

    After an agreement with France, India could ink a pact with Russia for sharing of expertise on ISRO's ambitious human space mission project 'Gaganyaan' during Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to New Delhi next month, official sources said. Besides 'Gaganyaan', the two sides are currently engaged in talks to establish ground stations for Glonass, the global...

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    No question of scrapping Rafale deal: Jaitley

    Ruling out scrapping of the Rafale jet deal, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Sunday said former French President Francois Hollande contradicted himself and neither the Indian nor the French government played any role in the selection of Reliance as offset partner by Dassault. A political controversy has erupted over Hollande's statement that the Indian government wanted the Anil Ambani-led...

    • 6 hrs ago
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    Maoists gun down TDP MLA Kidari, former MLA Siveri

    Government whip and Araku MLA Kidari Sarveswara Rao and former legislator Siveri Somu were gunned down by Maoists on Sunday morning, while they were returning from a government programme. Both of them who were shot from very close range, died on the spot.As per reports reaching here, around 50 Maoists said to have participated in the attack that took place at Lipittiputtu of Dumbriguda mandal of...

    • 6 hrs ago
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    Actor Duniya Vijay booked for kidnap, assault

    Tension prevailed in front of the High Grounds police station on Saturday night, following the arrest of Kannada actor Duniya Vijay and his associates for alleged kidnap and assault. They were arrested following a kidnap and assault complaint lodged by Maruthi Gowda, who is said to be the actor's rival. Kitti alias Panipuri Kitti, the assault victim's uncle, filed a complaint against Vijay...

    • 6 hrs ago
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    Two prime accused in Haryana rape case nabbed

    Ten days after a 19-year-old woman from Rewari district was gangraped, the Haryana Police Sunday arrested two key accused in the case, including an Army man, who were on the run. DGP B S Sandhu said with the arrest of Manish and the Army man, Pankaj, all the key accused allegedly involved in the incident, have now been arrested. "Both the prime accused in the case, who had been on the run, have...

    • 11 hrs ago
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    No entry for women, non-Lingayats to this temple

    The Mahadeshwara Temple, which has a history of hundreds of years in Nagasamudra of Arasikere taluk, is in the news for the wrong reasons. The temple has banned entry for women and a board has been displayed in front of the temple. Except for Lingayats, no other caste's people are allowed to enter the temple for many years now. Priest Omkaraiah claimed, "We have never stopped women and...

    • 13 hrs ago
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    Swaraj arrives for UN General Assembly session

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has arrived at New York to represent India at the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly and hold several bilateral and multilateral meetings with her global counterparts. She will address the General Debate in the morning of September 29. Swaraj, who arrived here on Saturday, will hold several bilateral and multilateral discussions with her global...

    • 13 hrs ago

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