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BJP unwilling to form minority govt, K’taka heads for President’s Rule?

Bengaluru: The Bharatiya Janata Party is unwilling to form a minority government in Karnataka and till the Speaker takes a decision on the rebel lawmakers, the party will not stake claim to form the government, IANS reported on Thursday. In such a situation, the state might go under President’s Rule, party spokesman G Madhusudan said. He said: […]

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Triple Talaq Bill is anti-Islam, says Asaduddin Owaisi

Triple Talaq Bill is anti-Islam, says Asaduddin Owaisi

Agencies New Delhi: The triple talaq bill was tabled in the Lok Sabha by Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Thursday. A heated debate is underway between the Centre and the Opposition over the contentious bill. While the government defended the bill, members of Opposition termed the bill as politically motivated and against the Supreme […]

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51 die in lightning strikes in Bihar, Jharkhand

51 die in lightning strikes in Bihar, Jharkhand

At least 51 people were killed and nine others injured in lightning strikes in Bihar and Jharkhand, police said on Wednesday night. Altogether 39 people have died across a dozen districts of Bihar, while 12 others lost their lives in four districts of Jharkhand. The deaths were reported since Tuesday night. In Bihar, Jamui accounted […]

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UGC releases list of 23 fake universities, maximum in Uttar Pradesh and Delhi

UGC releases list of 23 fake universities, maximum in Uttar Pradesh and Delhi

Agencies New Delhi : The University Grants Commission on Tuesday (July 23) released a list of 23 fake universities currently operating across the country. The Commission said that the these 23 “self-styled, unrecognized institutions” are functioning in contravention of the UGC Act. UP has the highest number of such colleges, with eight of the 23 […]

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No question of mediation on Kashmir: Rajnath in LS

No question of mediation on Kashmir: Rajnath in LS

Agencies New Delhi : There was no discussion on Kashmir in the meeting between US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Japan recently and there is no question of any mediation on the issue, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Wednesday. Making a statement in Lok Sabha, Singh said mediation on the […]

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Policy on Kashmiri Pandits’ rehabilitation to be framed after consultations: Ram Madhav

Policy on Kashmiri Pandits’ rehabilitation to be framed after consultations: Ram  Madhav

Agencies New Delhi :    BJP general secretary and in-charge of party affairs in Jammu and Kashmir Ram Madhav on Tuesday assured a delegation of Kashmiri Pandits that the government would not formulate and implement any return and rehabilitation policy without wider consultations with the displaced community. “He told the delegation that the government is […]

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If Trump’s Kashmir mediation claim comes true, PM Modi has betrayed nation’s interests: Rahul

If Trump’s Kashmir mediation claim comes true, PM Modi has betrayed nation’s interests: Rahul

Agencies New Delhi: Reacting over Donald Trump’s recent ‘Kashmir mediation’ claim, former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that PM Modi has betrayed the nation’s interests and 1972 Shimla Agreement, if the US President’s remarks come true. “President Trump says PM Modi asked him to mediate between India and Pakistan on Kashmir! If true, […]

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Congress raises Kashmir mediation issue in LS

Congress raises Kashmir mediation issue in LS

Agencies New Delhi : Lok Sabha on Tuesday witnessed an uproar over US President Donald Trump’s remarks on Kashmir mediation, with Congress demanding a reply from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the issue. As soon as the Lower House met for the day, members from the Congress and some other Opposition parties were on their […]

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PM did not ask Trump to mediate in Kashmir: EAM

PM did not ask Trump to mediate in Kashmir: EAM

New Delhi : External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar’s statement in the Rajya Sabha clarifying US President Donald Trump’s claim that PM Narendra Modi had asked the US to mediate between India and Pakistan. Jaishankar said, “I categorically assure the House that no such request has been made by the Prime Minister to the US President. […]

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Chandrayaan 2 launch: Every Indian is immensely proud today, tweets PM Modi on Chandrayaan-2 launch

Chandrayaan 2 launch: Every Indian is immensely proud today, tweets PM Modi on Chandrayaan-2 launch

Chandrayaan-2 took off on time at 2:43 pm from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre from Sriharikota island off the coast of Andhra Pradesh. Chandrayaan-2 took off on time at 2:43 pm from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre from Sriharikota island off the coast of Andhra Pradesh. The Rs 978 crore mission marks a significant point […]