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    Allegations of minority appeasement against me deeply insulting: Mamata

    Kolkata, Sep 21 Strongly countering allegations of appeasing the minority community, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said such comments against her are "deeply insulting"."I do not believe in appeasement. These comments are deeply insulting. I believe in the religion of humanity that talks about the harmony among all the...

    • 48 min ago
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    Cafe Coffee Day raided by Income Tax

    Bengaluru, Sep 21 Income Tax Department sleuths on Thursday searched the business and residential premises of Cafe Coffee Day retail chain founder-owner V.G. Siddhartha, son-in-law of former Karnataka Chief Minister S.M. Krishna, in Bengaluru and other places in the state for alleged tax evasion, said a senior official."Directorate Revenue (Intelligence) officials are conducting simultaneous search and...

    • an hour ago
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    PM Modi GIFTS you low-cost houses

    Mumbai, Sep 21 The Centre on Thursday announced a new Public Private Partnership (PPP) policy for affordable housing that allows extending central assistance of up to Rs.2.50 lakh per house to be built by private builders even on private land.Besides, it will also open up immense potential for private investments in affordable housing projects on government lands in urban areas.Minister of Housing and Urban...

    • an hour ago
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    Unitech flat buyers..SC says will auction assets of builder

    New Delhi, Sep 21 The Supreme Court on Thursday said it will appoint a court commissioner as receiver of real estate major Unitech's properties to realise the Rs 7,600 crore to be paid to home buyers if they opt for refund of the amount given for buying flats.A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice Amitava Roy and Justice A.M. Khanwilkar also said that they would put to...

    • an hour ago
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    Mysuru Dasara starts..here's how to watch it

    Mysuru (Karnataka), Sep 21 The 10-day "Mysuru Dasara" began on Thursday with much pomp and grandeur, with Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and other officials attending the festivities.Mysuru Dasara, also called "Nada Habba" (state festival), was inaugurated by Padma Shri awardee K.S. Nissar Ahmed, a renowned Kannada poet, along with Siddaramaiah and other state officials...

    • 2 hrs ago
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    CBI arrests former HC judge for corruption

    New Delhi, Sep 21 Retired Orissa High Court Judge I.M. Quddusi and five others were arrested by the CBI on the charge of helping an educational trust barred from admitting medical course students and sent in four-day CBI custody on Thursday, an official said.Those arrested on Wednesday night along with Quddusi after questioning in a corruption case, wherein an Uttar Pradesh-based educational trust...

    • 2 hrs ago
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    Terrorist target minister, 3 civilians killed

    Srinagar, Sep 21 Three civilians were killed and 30 others, including security personnel, injured when militants hurled a grenade at the cavalcade of Jammu and Kashmir Minister Naeem Akhtar in Tral town on Thursday.A woman was among the three civilians killed, while the injured included 21 civilians, seven CRPF troopers and two local policemen. The militants carried out the grenade attack near the...

    • 2 hrs ago
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    PM Modi will spend Rs 5000000000000 to give you jobs, houses

    New Delhi, Sep 21: For those waiting for the proverbial 'acche din', there's something to cheer about. After coming in sharp criticism for economic slowdown and joblessness, the government is planning a major stimulus to boost the economy with the next general elections approaching fast. The total economic booster package could be in the range of Rs 50,000 crore,...

    • 3 hrs ago
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    Om Sai Ram: Good news for Shirdi bhakts

    New Delhi: Good news for Shirdi pilgrims, as DGCA ( Directorate General of Civil Aviation), has issued the license to Shirdi Airport which will have long enough runway for aircraft like Airbus A-320 and Boeing 737 aircraft. "Maharashtra Airport Development Company (MADC) approved it back in 2011 to develop greenfield airport at village Kakadi, Talluka Rahata in Ahmednagar, Shirdi Airport has a...

    • 3 hrs ago
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    WhatsApp will land you jail

    Bhopal, Sep 21 Police in Madhya Pradesh arrested a youth for posting provocative messages on WhatsApp, an official said on Thursday."A youth named Aslam posted provocative messages on a WhatsApp group. The group's administrator lodged a police complaint in this regard," Pritam Thakur, officer in-charge of Jahangirabad police station, told IANS."Aslam was sent to jail on Thursday after an FIR was...

    • 4 hrs ago

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