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  • Banks have no right to seek information about my assets abroad: Mallya

    In a 41-page affidavit filed in the Supreme Court on Thursday, Mr. Mallya said his lenders have no right to seek information about his assets abroad as well as the assets of his children, who are U.S. citizens, and estranged wife, who is also an NRI. Moreover, he arg ....

    In a 41-page affidavit filed in the Supreme Court on Thursday, Mr. Mallya said his lenders have no right to seek information about his assets abroad as well as the assets of his children, who are U.S. citizens, and estranged wife, who is also an NRI. Moreover, he arg ....

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  • Bifurcation Act: Naidu reminds Centre of Congress’ debacle

    A day after a Union Minister almost made it clear that the State should not depend on Central funds and package, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has vowed to “mount pressure” on the Centre to do justice to Andhra Pradesh. Seeking to remind the Centre that ....

    A day after a Union Minister almost made it clear that the State should not depend on Central funds and package, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has vowed to “mount pressure” on the Centre to do justice to Andhra Pradesh. Seeking to remind the Centre that ....

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  • Pachauri quits TERI

    The announcement came on the heels of a media report which said the green body has decided to “sever” its association with Mr. Pachauri even though his employment contract with TERI expires in 2017. It said the governing council had also decided to pay all t ....

    The announcement came on the heels of a media report which said the green body has decided to “sever” its association with Mr. Pachauri even though his employment contract with TERI expires in 2017. It said the governing council had also decided to pay all t ....

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  • Uttarakhand has got justice, says Rawat

     Former Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat, on Thursday, hailed the high court decision to quash President’s Rule in the State as a victory for the people. “Uttarakhand has got justice,” Mr. Rawat told the media shortly after the Uttarakhand H ....

     Former Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat, on Thursday, hailed the high court decision to quash President’s Rule in the State as a victory for the people. “Uttarakhand has got justice,” Mr. Rawat told the media shortly after the Uttarakhand H ....

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  • Uttarakhand HC quashes President's Rule

    The Division Bench comprising Chief Justice K.M. Joseph and Justice V.K. Bisht had decided to reserve the verdict for later, but taking the apprehensions of Mr. Rawat’s counsel into consideration where it was being feared that the Central Government might revoke P ....

    The Division Bench comprising Chief Justice K.M. Joseph and Justice V.K. Bisht had decided to reserve the verdict for later, but taking the apprehensions of Mr. Rawat’s counsel into consideration where it was being feared that the Central Government might revoke P ....

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  • Why should women compel Sabarimala deity to grant them darshan, asks SC

    The question popped up during a half-day hearing of a petition filed against the ban on women of a certain age from entering and worshipping in the famous Sabarimala temple in Kerala where a celibate deity presides. Senior advocate and amicus curiae Raju Ramachandran ....

    The question popped up during a half-day hearing of a petition filed against the ban on women of a certain age from entering and worshipping in the famous Sabarimala temple in Kerala where a celibate deity presides. Senior advocate and amicus curiae Raju Ramachandran ....

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  • Garment workers protest, block highways

    While the Hosur Road was blocked by garment workers of five factories, including Shahi Exports Pvt. Ltd., K. Mohan and Co Exports Pvt. Ltd. and Jockey, in Bommnaahalli, workers of Shahi Exports Pvt. Ltd. in Jajjalagere Industrial Area, Maddur taluk, blocked the busy Ben ....

    While the Hosur Road was blocked by garment workers of five factories, including Shahi Exports Pvt. Ltd., K. Mohan and Co Exports Pvt. Ltd. and Jockey, in Bommnaahalli, workers of Shahi Exports Pvt. Ltd. in Jajjalagere Industrial Area, Maddur taluk, blocked the busy Ben ....

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  • Massive effort to be launched for water conservation: Modi

    Mr. Modi, while reviewing the functioning of official youth organisations, including the NCC, NSS, Bharat Scouts and Guides, Indian Red Cross Society and NYKS, emphasised the need for better coordination and synergy among these groups. “Discussing the immediate ....

    Mr. Modi, while reviewing the functioning of official youth organisations, including the NCC, NSS, Bharat Scouts and Guides, Indian Red Cross Society and NYKS, emphasised the need for better coordination and synergy among these groups. “Discussing the immediate ....

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  • Kirpal’s body arrives in India

    An autopsy was performed on the body in the government Medical College Hospital, Amritsar after which Singh’s family was allowed to take the body for the last rites. Though the Pakistani authorities had informed that Kirpal Singh died of a heart attack, his family ....

    An autopsy was performed on the body in the government Medical College Hospital, Amritsar after which Singh’s family was allowed to take the body for the last rites. Though the Pakistani authorities had informed that Kirpal Singh died of a heart attack, his family ....

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  • PM invokes Vajpayee, moots development of Kashmir

     Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday pledged support to Jammu and Kashmir’s development agenda and reached out to people by referring to the former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s Kashmir legacy, which sought solution to political problems too. ....

     Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday pledged support to Jammu and Kashmir’s development agenda and reached out to people by referring to the former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s Kashmir legacy, which sought solution to political problems too. ....

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