Lok Sabha polls 2019: NCP releases manifesto, advocates talks with Pakistan

Apart from core traditional issues like farmers' distress, unemployment and job losses, issues like foreign policy, national security and defence also got a considerable space in the manifesto.…

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Aircel-Maxis: Chidambaram alleges CBI harassment; court extends interim protection from arrest

The father-son duo had approached the court through advocates P K Dubey and Arshdeep Singh seeking anticipatory bail, claiming that they were afraid of arrest in both the cases being probed by the…

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Lok Sabha polls 2019: Election Commission to deploy more special expenditure observers, 120 sensitive seats identified

The Election Commission on Monday also reviewed the poll preparedness with the two special observers for the subject, Shailendra Handa (Maharashtra) and Madhu Mahajan (Tamil Nadu) here.

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SC dismisses plea challenging constitutional validity of ‘triple talaq’ ordinance

A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Deepak Gupta dismissed a plea of a Kerala-based outfit Samastha Kerala Jamiathul Ulema and said it will not like to interfere.

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Supreme Court refers to other bench plea against eviction of forest dwelling tribals in Chhattisgarh

The apex court had on March 5 taken cognisance of another plea filed by Larka, seeking a direction to the Centre not to allot possession of any forest land belonging to tribals to anyone other…

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Rahul Gandhi’s minimum income guarantee is a bluff announcement, says Arun Jaitley

However, the Finance Minister said that the Congress always promised ‘Garibi Hatao’ but never actually worked on it.

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‘Ancestral corrupt’: Yogi Adityanath takes a dig at Akhilesh-Mulayam after SC seeks status report on 13-year-old DA case

"The evil deeds of the corrupt are coming to light and they have looted people. The honourable court will give due punishment to these ancestral corrupt for their deeds," Yogi Adityanath claimed…

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Agustawestland Chopper Case: Delhi court allows Rajeev Saxena to turn approver

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) had earlier told the court that it has no objection with Saxena being allowed to turn approver as it would be very useful for the agency.

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Sensex tanks 356 points on global recession fears; Jet rallies 15% as Goyal steps down

Jet Airways rallied nearly 15 per cent after it announced Chairman Naresh Goyal and his wife Anita Goyal have stepped down from the board.

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Can VVPATs be increased for satisfaction of electorate? SC asks poll panel to respond by March 28

The leaders from six national and 15 regional parties, claiming to represent 70-75 per cent of the population, have also sought the setting aside of the EC guideline on random verification of one…

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Delhi High Court refuses to grant interim relief to Robert Vadra, Manoj Arora

'The anticipatory bail plea is already being heard in the Patiala House court, hence, we will not interfere right now,' a division bench comprising Justices Hima Kohli and Vinod Goel said. 

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President Ram Nath Kovind embarks on state visit to Croatia, Bolivia and Chile

India will be conducting separate bilateral forums with Croatia, Bolivia and Chile during President Kovind's visit to these countries, from March 25 to April 2, a statement issued by the Ministry…

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Woman killed in New Zealand mosque attack laid to rest in Kerala

Ancia Alibaba had been studying for an MTech degree at an agricultural university in New Zealand.

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Supreme Court notice to CBI in disproportionate assets case against former UP CMs Mulayam, Akhilesh

A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Deepak Gupta asked the CBI to file its response in two weeks with regard to the present status of investigation in the assets case against…

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