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BJP for early assembly elections in State:Ram Madhav

BJP general secretary Ram Madhav hit out at the Jammu and Kashmir parties, Farooq Abdullah’s NC and Mehbooba Mufti’s PDP and said that these parties are happy contesting the Lok Sabha elections while BJP has asked the EC for earliest assembly elections in the state. Speaking to the media, Ram Madhav said, “We have asked […]

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Enforcement Directorate arrests defence agent in VVIP choppers case

Agencies New Delhi   : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) had arrested a defence agent from Delhi in the Rs 3,600-crore VVIP choppers deal case, officials said on Tuesday. They said Sushen Mohan Gupta was arrested on Monday night by agency sleuths under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). Gupta, they said, had allegedly dealt in defence […]

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SC dismisses plea challenging constitutional validity ‘triple talaq’ ordinance

(Agencies) The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a plea challenging the constitutional validity of an ordinance which makes the practice of instant ‘triple talaq’ a punishable offence. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi dismissed a plea of a Kerala-based outfit and said it will not like to interfere. The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights […]

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India boycotts Pak Day event as Kashmiri Hurriyat leaders invited

(Agencies) New Delhi :  The government Friday decided to boycott the Pakistan National Day event to be held at its high commission here as Kashmiri separatist leaders were also invited, an official said. Over the past few years, India’s representation at the annual event has been at the level of a union minister. This year, […]

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Notification for first phase of Lok Sabha polls issued

(Agencies) New Delhi :  Notification for the first phase of the Lok Sabha elections was issued on Monday, setting in motion the high-voltage electoral battle where the BJP seeks to return to power amid opposition’s efforts to present a united fight to unseat it. Polling would be held in 91 parliamentary constituencies spread across 20 […]

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Rahul asks Modi to tell nation who released Masood Azhar from jail

Haveri: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi Saturday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to tell the nation that it was the BJP government which released terror outfit JeM chief Masood Azhar from an Indian jail. Addressing a public rally here in north Karnataka, Gandhi said, “Let Modi make me understand who sent Masood Azhar from Indian jail to […]

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PM Modi Cites Lucknow To Make A Point About Kashmir, Unity

NEW DELHI:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi today cited the case of the attack on Kashmiri traders in Lucknow to illustrate a point: “It is crucial to maintain an atmosphere of unity”. Home minister Rajnath Singh also tried to drive home the point, saying he has asked all Chief Ministers to protect Kashmiri children in their […]

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SC commences hearing on Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case

  (Agencies) New Delhi: A five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court Wednesday commenced hearing on the politically sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case. The bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi will decide whether the case can be adjudicated through mediation. The other judges of the bench are Justices S A Bobde, D Y […]

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Samoon inaugurates Agriculture Laboratory block  

SRINAGAR, MARCH 02: Principal Secretary Agriculture Production Department Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon today inaugurated Agriculture Laboratory Block, here at Agriculture Complex, Lalmandi.           Director Agriculture Kashmir, Syed Altaf Aijaz Andrabi, Director Command Area, Mohammad Haroon Malik, Joint Director Agriculture Extension, Project Coordinator Mushroom, Deputy Director Central, Agriculture Chemist, Potato Development Officer and other divisional officers of […]

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Kashmir: at least eight killed as India-Pakistan hostilities resume

srinagar;-Indian and Pakistani soldiers have targeted each other’s posts and villages along their volatile frontier in disputed Kashmir, killing at least six civilians and two Pakistani troops, officials said. Tensions have been running high since Indian aircraft crossed into Pakistan on Tuesday, carrying out what India called a pre-emptive strike against militants blamed for a 14 […]

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