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People being made refugees in own country: Mamata on NRC release

Kolkata: Expressing concern over the exclusion of 40 lakh names in the final National Register of Citizens draft, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said those “Indian citizens have become refugees” in their own land. Banerjee also alleged…
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tamil nadu: Transient setback in Karuna’s health, vital signs stabilising

CHENNAI: DMK president M Karunanidhi faced a ‘transient setback’ in his clinical condition and his vital signs are normalising with medical support,the hospital said. “There was a transient setback in the clinical condition of DMK president M Karunanidhi. With active…
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Amit Shah Should Stay at Raj Bhavan to Discuss Poll Strategy With Guv and CM Chouhan, Says Kamal Nath

Kamal Nath’s remarks came in response to a question about Shah’s speculated hunt for a residence in Bhopal from where he would monitor preparations in the poll-bound state.​ File photo of Congress leader Kamal Nath. (File Photo) Bhopal: Taking a…
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Anti-corruption bill amendments correct 2 major flaws: Jaitley

New Delhi: The passage of the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2013, corrects two fundamental flaws in the earlier Act by providing for punishment to both bribe givers and takers and requiring the element of dishonest intention of the public…
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CBI court allows Chanda Kochhar’s brother-in-law Rajiv Kochhar to travel abroad

The CBI court on Thursday allowed Rajiv Kochhar, brother-in-law of Chanda Kochhar, to travel abroad almost four months after he was picked up by CBI sleuths from the Mumbai International Airport. The metropolitan court was hearing Kochhar’s application for suspension…
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Chhattisgarh Congress Offers Five Seats to BSP After Mayawati’s ‘Respectable Alliance’ Remark

Mayawati has said the BSP will enter into an alliance in MP, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan only if it is offered a respectable share in alliance. File photo of Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati. (Getty Images) Bhopal/Raipur: As the Madhya Pradesh…
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`After 2014 deposits by Indians in Swiss banks fell 80 per cent`

New Delhi: Acting finance minister Piyush Goyal’s statement in the Rajya Sabha on black money. Goyal says that news reports have been Swiss Banks annual statistics that showed an increase of 50% in its total liabilities towards India in 2016-17.…
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India extends $200 million credit lines to Rwanda; Modi holds talks with Kagame

India today extended $200 million lines of credit to Rwanda as Prime Minister Narendra Modi held wide-ranging talks with President Paul Kagame and discussed measures to strengthen cooperation in trade and agriculture sector. After the one-on-one talks with president Kagame,…
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Miffed With Sena Over No-trust Vote, Amit Shah Asks Party Workers to Prepare to Go Solo in 2019

Annoyed by Shiv Sena’s praise of Congress chief Rahul Gandhi’s speech and refusal to support the BJP in the no-confidence motion, Amit Shah has asked party workers to prepare to contest all Maharashtra assembly and Parliamentary constituencies for 2019. File…
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More popular Modi becomes, more lynchings will happen: Union Minister

New Delhi: Union Minister Arjun Meghwal on Saturday stoked a controversy by linking lynching incidents to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popularity. “The more popular Modiji becomes, the more such incidents will happen,” Meghwal said. He further added, “In Bihar election,…
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