The flood situation in Assam continued to deteriorate Saturday with one more person losing his life, taking the toll to seven, as over 14 lakh people were affected by the deluge across 25 districts of the state.Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal called Union Home Minister Amit Shah and briefed him about the latest flood situation in […]

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Backing the move to revoke Article 370, former foreign secretary Nirupama Menon Rao on Monday asserted that the continuation of status quo in Kashmir was untenable and time had come for the substantive decision by the Government on Kashmir. She stated, Many assume that #Kashmir is frozen in time and space. Article 370 was no […]

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Chewang Dolma, who retired as a matron from a government hospital here, had joined a crowd of jubilant people in the streets of Leh on the day the Centre announced a Union territory status for Ladakh. People were dancing in the streets, and rejoicing in markets. Ladakhis had been struggling for over 70 years to […]

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The Delhi government should cooperate in implementing the newly launched central scheme Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) under which Rs 6,000 is paid in three equal instalments annually to each farmer who owns land, Minister of State for Agriculture Parshottam Rupala said in the Rajya Sabha. The Centre had launched the PM-KISAN scheme just […]

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Vice President and Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday turned emotional while bidding farewell to former Union minister S Jaipal Reddy. Reading a condolence message on the death of his old friend and former Andhra Pradesh Assembly colleague in the Rajya Sabha, Naidu struggled to hold back his tears as he spoke about […]

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Karnataka Government Formation Today: BS Yediyurappa today took oath as the Chief Minister of Karnataka. Earlier,he had met the Governor and said: I just met the Governor, I will take oath as Chief Minister today at 6 pm. The development comes a day after Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar disqualified three rebel MLAs – Ramesh Jarkiholi […]

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A Bill on euthanasia and another which seeks to abolish death penalty in India were among the 44 private members bills introduced in the Lok Sabha on Friday. Kanimozhi Karunanidhi (DMK) introduced a Bill for abolishing death sentence in the country. Recently, the Law Commission had also recommended abolition of death penalty except in terrorism. […]

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The Supreme Court directed the Centre, CBI and five states on Wednesday to respond to a plea which has sought investigation in illegal sand mining cases and termination of leases of entities which are involved in it. A bench headed by Justice S A Bobde initially asked the petitioner to approach the high court with […]

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UN chief Antonio Guterres has recalled the Simla Agreement of 1972, a bilateral agreement between India and Pakistan that rejects third-party mediation in Kashmir after Islamabad asked him to play his due role following New Delhis decision to revoke Jammu and Kashmirs special status. Guterres spokesman Stephane Dujarric said at the daily press briefing that […]

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Reacting to his disqualification from the Delhi Legislative Assembly, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) rebel MLA Kapil Mishra said that he will approach the High Court against the Speakers order. Kapil termed his disqualification illegal and undemocratic, adding that the order was issued by Speaker Ram Niwas Goel at the behest of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. […]

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