The death toll from the building collapse in south Mumbais Dongri rose to 14 on Wednesday morning. The National Disaster Response is still carrying out search and rescue operations as 30 people are still feared trapped under the debris. Sachidanand Gawde, the PRO of the National Disaster Response Force, said that rescue operations were conducted […]

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A Faizabad-based youth leader of the Samajwadi Party has been shot dead, police said Tuesday. Thirty-year-old Akhilesh Yadav of Kanakpur village in Maharajganj police station area was shot at point blank range when he was working out at a gym near his house on Monday evening, Faizabad SSP Ashish Tiwari said. He was the area […]

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Reacting to controversy over namaz on roads, All-India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) member Khalid Rasheed Farangi Mahli on Sunday said prayers should not be offered by causing inconvenience to anyone. Namaz is a prayer before Allah. It is not right to offer the prayer by causing inconvenience to anyone, Farangi Mahli told PTI. However, […]

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Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan on Friday attacked Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan for his sexist remark against BJP MP Rama Devi in the Lok Sabha, alleging he derives pleasure after making absurd comments against women. Speaking to reporters here, Chauhan also criticized SP president Akhilesh Yadav for trying to defend Khan […]

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Eminent economist and former RBI deputy governor Subir Gokarn passed away on Tuesday. I share this with a heavy heart.Subir Gokarn, my friend and colleague, passed away a few hours back, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) member Shamika Ravi said in a tweet. In November, 2015, Gokarn was appointed as an executive […]

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In a major crackdown against corrupt tax officials, the Modi government Monday sacked 22 more officers in the rank of superintendent and Appraising Officers. This is the third large scale sacking of tax officials by the Modi government in its second term. Earlier it had sacked 15 top officials of Central Board of Indirect Taxes […]

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Elated on being appointed Telangana Governor, BJP leader Tamilisai Soundararajan on Sunday said her father, a Congress veteran, would be happy about her decision to choose the path she wanted to tread (join BJP). Soundararajan, who served as Tamil Nadu President of the BJP since 2014, said she would proudly quit the leadership as she […]

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Indrani Mukerjea, who had turned an approver in the INX Media case, has termed the arrest of Congress leader and former Finance minister P Chidambaram as good news. According to a tweet shared by news agency ANI, when Mukerjea was asked about Chidambarams arrest by the CBI, she replied, It is good news that P […]

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CBI raids on Indira Jaising, Anand Grover: The CBI had earlier accused the two of violating rules of foreign funding for their NGO – The central investigating agency had alleged that Indira Jaising misused foreign contributions for the NGO when she was the Additional Solicitor General between 2009 to 2014. CBI is carrying out raids […]

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Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Friday slammed the government over the issue of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, shortly after the government introduced a bill to amend the Protection of Human Rights Act in the Lok Sabha. Raising the issue, the Thiruvananthapuram MP alleged that at least 57 people committed suicide in […]

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