Karnataka Political Crisis: With no end to political crisis in Karnataka, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Friday said in he was ready to face the trust vote in the Assembly. Addressing the House on the first day of the monsoon session, he urged the Speaker to fix the time for floor test. The CM said […]

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On atheism and his return to faith I became an atheist in my teenage years and was one for good 10-12 years. Writing the first book of the Shiva trilogy, Immortals of Meluha (2010), slowly brought me back to faith. I grew up in a very religious family. My grandfather was a pandit in Kashi. […]

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Rahul Gandhi touches 10 million followers on Twitter: Thank you to each and every one of you! former Congress president Rahul Gandhi said in his tweet on Wednesday as he hit 10 million followers on the micro-blogging site. Rahul Gandhi said he will be celebrating the milestone in Amethi, Uttar Pradesh. I will celebrate the […]

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Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan on Monday defended his party MLA from Kairana Nahid Hasan who had allegedly asked the people of his area to boycott shopkeepers who support Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Reacting to Hasans statement, Azam Khan said: It is sad that such a situation arose. Who is responsible for it? Who had […]

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As mystery shrouds Cafe Coffee Day founder V G Siddharthas disappearance, Mangaluru Police Commissioner Sandeep Patil Tuesday said a police team has left for Bengaluru to conduct an inquiry and question office staff and relatives. Asked about the letter purportedly written by Siddhartha to the Board of Directors, the commissioner told reporters Siddharthas family gave […]

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A Muslim party on Friday objected in the Supreme Court five-days-a-week hearing of the politically sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case in Ayodhya, saying it will not be able to assist the court if the hearing is rushed through. The submission was made by senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan, who is appearing for a Muslim […]

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The Centre signed on Saturday a pact with an insurgent group of Tripura under which it has agreed to lay down arms and join the mainstream. According to a Home Ministry statement, the tripartite Memorandum of Settlement (MoS) was signed here by the governments of India and Tripura, and the National Liberation Front of Twipra […]

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Their pear and apple harvest rotting, ration and cash running out – people in several parts of Kashmir are facing financial hardships due to the ongoing shutdown in major parts of the Valley, say three panchayat members from the region. Hailing from Anantnag district of south Kashmir, Talib Hussain, along with fellow panchayat member Iqbal […]

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Karnataka crisis: Former Karnataka Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah on Sunday blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the resignations of 11 MLAs (8 from Congress and 3 from JDS) that pushed the coalition government on the brink of collapse. He, however, said that the government will survive and there was no threat […]

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A bout of light rain broke a 16-day dry spell in the national capital on Thursday with monsoon likely to make an onset in the city anytime now, officials said. The weather stations at Ayanagar, Palam and Jafarpur gauged 17 mm, 5.8 mm and 5 mm of rainfall. The Safdarjung Observatory, which provides official figures […]

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