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Congress a manufacturer of lies: PM Modi in Madhya Pradesh

Underlining the initiatives taken by the Madhya Pradesh Government-led by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in the past 15 years, the Prime Minister said that the Congress would never speak of…

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NDA destroying institutions like CBI, RBI; BJP will be reduced to a statue after 2019 polls: Mamata

She also extended her support to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu over the issue of withdrawing general consent to the CBI to exercise its authority in his state.

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Sabarimala temple opens amid unprecedented security 

There is a heavy deployment of police personnel in and around Sabarimala temple as it opened at 5 pm this evening for the "Mandala Makkaravillakku" puja

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None involved in illegal activities would be protected: Kumaraswamy

Kumaraswamy said during the tenure of the BJP-JD(S) coalition government in 2006 headed by him, when he brought a subject before the cabinet to scrap the project, BJP ministers had boycotted it.…

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Congress didn't care for nation's security when it ruled: Amit Shah

Addressing a poll rally, Shah credited the Modi government with giving impetus to boosting the country's security.

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Cyclone Gaja claims 11 lives, Tamil Nadu CM announces compensation

He also announced that the government will give Rs 10 lakh to the kin of the deceased, Rs 1 lakh to those injured severely and Rs 25,000 to people who have suffered minor injuries.

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Mizoram government allocates Rs 52.75 cr for poll expenses

Of the Rs 52.75 crore election budget, Rs 37.75 crore will be disbursed to eight district election offices, while Rs 4 crore will go to the state election directorate.

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CBI registers DA case against retired PNB official accused in Nirav Modi case

The case was registered by the CBI's Anti Corruption Branch in Mumbai against Shetty and his wife Ashalata for allegedly amassing a large number of moveable and immoveable properties during the…

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Andhra CM has done the right thing by blocking CBI in his state: Mamata Banerjee

Banerjee said that BJP is history changer, name changer, note changer, institution changer but not a game changer.

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India, China should boost military exchanges: Chinese defence minister

The dialogue was held between the defence delegations headed by Mitra and Lt General Shao Yuanming, Deputy Chief of Joint Staff Department of the Central Military Commission.

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Women entrepreneurs break barriers in Kashmir

In recent times, many Kashmiri women have bravely turned into successful entrepreneurs in the conservative society. Many of them are now bravely chasing their own dreams. 

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Security beefed up for secretariat gherao programme in Assam

Barricades were placed around the secretariat and Assam Police and CRPF forces were deployed in large numbers to prevent the protestors from staging their Sankalpa Shikha Jatra against the Bill.…

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Andhra government withdraws consent for CBI jurisdiction in state

In the absence of the permission now, the CBI cannot interfere with any case that takes place within the limits of Andhra Pradesh.

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Government has no policy towards Pak, India isloated in its neighbourhood: Congress leader Manish Tewari to WION

PM has turned diplomacy and mass outreach into a spectacle which has not yielded any dividends for India, Manish Tewari said.

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