The Supreme Court Monday agreed to consider according urgent hearing to petitions challenging the constitutional validity of a Maharashtra law that grants reservation to the Maratha community in education and jobs. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi took note of the submissions of a lawyer that the petitions which were to be listed […]

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Shehla Rashid Kashmir tweet row: While Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement leader Shehla Rashid remains defiant over her claims of alleged Army excesses in Jammu and Kashmir, a Congress leader has accused her of spreading fake news for political gains. Congress leader Salman Nizami rubbished Rashids tweets in which she had claimed that Army personnel […]

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Balasaheb Thorat was Saturday appointed president of the Congresss Maharashtra unit. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi reconstituted the Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee and also appointed five working presidents – Nitin Raut, Baswaraj M Patil, Vishwajeet Kadam, Yashomati Chandrakant Thakur and Muzaffer Hussain. Congress president has approved the proposal of appointment of Balasaheb Thorat as president of […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday condoled the death of former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit, who passed away in the national capital. She was unwell for past few weeks. The former chief minister was admitted in Delhis Escorts hospital in the morning today and breathed her last at 3:55 pm. Expressing grief over the death […]

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The Uttar Pradesh government led by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has suspended eight officials in Ayodhya and Mirzapur districts where cows were found dead at state-run gaushalas. The government has also issued warnings to the officials across the state against negligence in running the cow shelters. The action comes in the backdrop of several cows […]

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Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singhs acceptance of Navjot Singh Sidhus resignation from Punjab Cabinet has a raised a question about the cricketer-turned-politicians future in the Congress, though leaders hope he would continue in the party. Sidhus next move remains a mystery as he has not said anything since making public his resignation on Twitter on […]

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Rebel JD(S) MLA A H Vishwanath, who was disqualified by the Karnataka Speaker on Sunday, said the decision was against the law and he and other aggrieved legislators would approach the Supreme Court for redressal on Monday. Karnataka Assembly Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar on Sunday disqualified 14 more rebel MLAs – 11 from the […]

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Triple Talaq Bill: The Modi governments morale booster in getting the contentious Triple Talaq Bill a green signal from the Rajya Sabha witnessed the Opposition faltering on many counts. After a smooth sail in Lok Sabha, the Modi government was jittery about the bills fate in the Upper House where it lacks the numbers. However, […]

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WHILE THE Centre said it had taken a number of measures to bring back A Reuters report said a police van was seen driving around a part of Srinagar, announcing that restrictions had been imposed again and asking people to stay indoors. Police checkpoints were also placed on some roads leading to the old quarter […]

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BSP chief Mayawati Friday attacked the BJP asking it to make public the source of funds received by it during elections and alleged that it cannot tolerate when people of deprived sections progress in business. The former Uttar Pradesh chief ministers remarks came a day after the Income Tax Department attached a benami commercial plot […]

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