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    Arvind Kejriwal challenges BJP chief Amit Shah for a public debate

    Retweeting a 2014 tweet by Amit Shah, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday challenged the BJP chief for a debate. On the day when Shah assailed the Delhi government on a host of issues, including the contentious NRC, Kejriwal reminded the BJP chief of his promise for a debate if the Aam Aadmi Party chief continues in politics after 16 May 2014. "Amit ji, you tried...

    • 13 hrs ago
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    High time Jaitley, Sitharaman, PM Modi stop lying on Rafale scam: Rahul Gandhi

    Congress President Rahul Gandhi hit back at Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's argument on the selection of a private firm as an offset partner in the Rafale deal. In a series of tweets posted on Sunday, the 48-year-old Gandhi said asked Jaitley and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to "stop lying" and order a JPC probe. Addressing Jaitley as...

    • 14 hrs ago
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    Amit Shah slams Rahul Gandhi, Kejriwal over illegal immigrants issue

    BJP president Amit Shah said on Sunday that the government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi would extend the National Register of Citizens (NRC) across the country once it returns to power in 2019. In public meetings held in Rajasthan and Delhi, the BJP president said that the NRC will help in identification and deportation of all illegal immigrants from the country....

    • 15 hrs ago
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    Rafale controversy: French journalist who interviewed Francois Hollande stands by his report

    The French journalist who had interviewed former France President Francois Hollande has reiterated that Hollande told him he had no choice in the selection of Reliance Defence. Talking to Times Now, Antton Rouget said Hollande told him it was the Indian government that had proposed the name of Reliance. "I had asked Hollande whether he named...

    • 15 hrs ago
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    Indian Navy P8i locates injured Commander's yacht in South Indian Ocean

    An Indian Navy rescue aircraft was able to locate Commander Abhilash Tomy, the Indian Navy sailor who was seriously injured out at sea during the Golden Globe round-the-world race. An Indian Navy P8i launched from Port Louis, Mauritius, at 2 am on Sunday was able to establish visual contact with Cmdr Tomy's yacht Thuriya in South Indian Ocean. The Indian Navy said in a...

    • 17 hrs ago
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    Inspired by Ayushman Bharat, Vadodara doctor offers to conduct free ankle surgeries

    A city-based doctor has announced that he would perform ankle surgeries at his hospital free of cost for patients belonging to the Below Poverty Line (BPL) category. Dr Rajiv Shah of Sunshine Global Hospital, who is also past president of the Indian Foot and Ankle Council, said many patients cannot afford this surgery as it is costly. He said he was inspired to...

    • 19 hrs ago
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    After PM Modi's 'PC' charge, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik hits back with 'Ujjwala scam' barb

    Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik countered Prime Minister Narendra Modi's charge of rampant corruption in Odisha saying "they should be concerned about the Skill Mission and Ujjwala scams and the record rocketing prices of fuel for which people of the country are suffering". Clearly rattled by the frontal attack on his government by the PM, who...

    • 2 days ago
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    PM Modi calls Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik 'corrupt', BJD 'inefficient'

    Exuding confidence in his return to power, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said people of Odisha were also looking forward to oust the "corrupt" Naveen Patnaik government. In an unprecedented direct attack, Prime Minister Narendra Modi dubbed the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) government as "inefficient" which has hindered the process of development in the state....

    • 2 days ago
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    Without Rafale, HAL stares at idle capacity problem

    Post Rafale miss, the over 30,000 upset officials and staff at the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) are a worried lot. For, in the absence of any orders for new aircraft, HAL will be left with idle manufacturing capacity. That, too, in just three years from now, leaving scores of employees without much to do. The PSU, which has been repeatedly getting an "excellent" rating from the...

    • 2 days ago
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    Rahul Gandhi is trying to help Pakistan: Ravi Shankar Prasad

    Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad accused Congress president Rahul Gandhi of playing into the hands of India's enemies by insisting upon disclosure of the entire weapons system of the Rafale aircraft to be purchased by the IAF. "He (Gandhi) wants to help Pakistan. It's my charge with full sense of responsibility: Rahul Gandhi is playing in hands of enemies of India...

    • 2 days ago

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