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  • Mallya left India on March 2, government tells court

    Thirteen banks, led by State Bank of India (SBI), represented by Attorney-General Mukul Rohatgi and advocate Robin Ratnakar David, told a Bench of Justices Kurian Joseph and Rohinton Nariman that the liquor baron is said to have left the country on March 2, the day they ....

    Thirteen banks, led by State Bank of India (SBI), represented by Attorney-General Mukul Rohatgi and advocate Robin Ratnakar David, told a Bench of Justices Kurian Joseph and Rohinton Nariman that the liquor baron is said to have left the country on March 2, the day they ....

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  • Sharp drop in aid to SAARC nations

    The slashing of the assistance to SAARC countries is in line with the cut in Budget to the Ministry of External Affairs this year that has fallen by about Rs. 500 crore, if one counts the allocation for the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) that was merged with ....

    The slashing of the assistance to SAARC countries is in line with the cut in Budget to the Ministry of External Affairs this year that has fallen by about Rs. 500 crore, if one counts the allocation for the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) that was merged with ....

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  • RSS functionary murder case: CPI(M) leader in CBI custody

    Thalassery Principal Sessions Judge V K Anilkumar allowed the agency’s plea, seeking custody of Jayarajan for questioning in the case. The court said that CBI could question Jayarajan on March 9, 10 and 11 and that only an investigation officer should be presen ....

    Thalassery Principal Sessions Judge V K Anilkumar allowed the agency’s plea, seeking custody of Jayarajan for questioning in the case. The court said that CBI could question Jayarajan on March 9, 10 and 11 and that only an investigation officer should be presen ....

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  • Family accuses Smriti Irani of turning blind eye to dying man

    The allegations, however, were strongly refuted by the Minister’s office, a man claiming to be an eyewitness and the local police. All of them said neither was the victim killed by a car belonging to Ms. Irani’s convoy, nor did she turn a blind eye to the vi ....

    The allegations, however, were strongly refuted by the Minister’s office, a man claiming to be an eyewitness and the local police. All of them said neither was the victim killed by a car belonging to Ms. Irani’s convoy, nor did she turn a blind eye to the vi ....

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  • Art of Living event on Yamuna: NGT questions Centre over environmental clearance

    “You (MoEF) file an affidavit by tomorrow (Wednesday) and tell us why no environmental clearance is needed for raising temporary structures in floodplains,” a Bench headed by NGT chairperson Swantanter Kumar said. The direction came after counsel appearin ....

    “You (MoEF) file an affidavit by tomorrow (Wednesday) and tell us why no environmental clearance is needed for raising temporary structures in floodplains,” a Bench headed by NGT chairperson Swantanter Kumar said. The direction came after counsel appearin ....

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  • Congress keeps off seats chosen by Left

    Releasing a list of 116 candidates, Left Front chairperson Biman Basu said on Monday that they had entered into an “electoral understanding” with the Congress, which is not “an alliance or a Front.” WBPCC President Ahir Ranjan Chowdhury also c ....

    Releasing a list of 116 candidates, Left Front chairperson Biman Basu said on Monday that they had entered into an “electoral understanding” with the Congress, which is not “an alliance or a Front.” WBPCC President Ahir Ranjan Chowdhury also c ....

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  • IAF to get first batch of women fighter pilots in June

    This was announced by the Chief of the Indian Air Force Air Chief Marshal (ACM) Arup Raha on Tuesday while speaking on the occasion of the International Women’s Day. “I must thank the Defence Minister for having approved the IAF’s proposal to induct ....

    This was announced by the Chief of the Indian Air Force Air Chief Marshal (ACM) Arup Raha on Tuesday while speaking on the occasion of the International Women’s Day. “I must thank the Defence Minister for having approved the IAF’s proposal to induct ....

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  • Mayawati, Yechury take on Smriti

    BSP chief Mayawati had been demanding the inclusion of a Dalit in the panel probing the suicide of Vemula, and attacked the government for appointing a one-man judicial commission of former Allahabad High Court judge Ashok Kumar Roopanwal. “To my question wheth ....

    BSP chief Mayawati had been demanding the inclusion of a Dalit in the panel probing the suicide of Vemula, and attacked the government for appointing a one-man judicial commission of former Allahabad High Court judge Ashok Kumar Roopanwal. “To my question wheth ....

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  • SC agrees to hear plea to 'rebuild' Ram temple

     A plea by BJP leader Subramanian Swamy to "re-build" Ram temple at the Ramjanmabhoomi site where kar sevaks destroyed Babri Masjid in 1992 will be heard by the Supreme Court along with appeals challenging a 2010 Allahabad High Court decision fixing the exact ....

     A plea by BJP leader Subramanian Swamy to "re-build" Ram temple at the Ramjanmabhoomi site where kar sevaks destroyed Babri Masjid in 1992 will be heard by the Supreme Court along with appeals challenging a 2010 Allahabad High Court decision fixing the exact ....

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  • It’s all blatant lies: Rohith’s mother

    At a press conference at the Indian Women’s Press Corps here, Ms. Vemula asked Ms. Irani to shed her soap opera persona and accused her of blatantly lying in Parliament on Wednesday about the circumstances surrounding the death of her son. She warned Prime Ministe ....

    At a press conference at the Indian Women’s Press Corps here, Ms. Vemula asked Ms. Irani to shed her soap opera persona and accused her of blatantly lying in Parliament on Wednesday about the circumstances surrounding the death of her son. She warned Prime Ministe ....

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