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BJP has hidden agenda to separate Mumbai from Maharashtra, alleges NCP

Mumbai(PTI): The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) alleged here today that the BJP has a hidden agenda to separate the metropolis of Mumbai from the state of Maharashtra. BJP has hidden agenda to separate Mumbai from Maharashtra, alleges NCP NCP spokesman Nawab Malik had also tweeted on December 7 that Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis wants […]

No proposal to create new states out of Uttar Pradesh under consideration:Central Government

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New Delhi(PTI): No proposal for creation of new states from the existing state of Uttar Pradesh is currently under consideration of the Union Government, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday. No proposal to create new states out of Uttar Pradesh under consideration:Central Government Minister of State for Home Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary said that a resolution […]

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Supreme Court of India slams Centre over arrests for posting ‘objectionable comments’ on social media, calls it violation of rights

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New Delhi(PTI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday did not agree with the contention of the Centre that arrests of some persons for allegedly posting objectionable comments on social websites were “stray incidents”, saying that even if they were aberrations, they were “brazen” and “grave”. Supreme Court of India slams Centre over arrests for posting ‘objectionable […]

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Delhi HC seeks Centre’s, state government’s reply on Kashmiri migrants’ plea for rehabilitation policy

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New Delhi (PTI): The Delhi High Court on Tuesday sought responses of the Centre and the city government on a plea by Kashmiri migrants that a policy for their rehabilitation, including providing them means of livelihood, be framed. Delhi HC seeks Centre’s, state government’s reply on Kashmiri migrants’ plea for rehabilitation policy Justice Vibhu Bakhru […]

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CPI(M) motion on reduction of fuel prices a test for BJP in Rajya Sabha

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New Delhi(PTI): A Statutory Motion moved by CPI(M) in the Rajya Sabha seeking reduction of fuel prices may test the real strength of ruling BJP in the Upper House soon after the just-ended stalemate over the Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti issue. Government had recently increased excise duty by amending Central Excise Act and the Left party […]

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Supreme Court proposes high-powered committee to cleanse cricket

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that maintaining the “purity” of cricket was utmost important for it and hinted at setting up a high-powered committee to suggest measures for cleansing the game hit by allegations of betting and spot-fixing and ascertain if there was conflict of interest involving BCCI’s President-in-exile N Srinivasan. Supreme […]

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Google-Motorola Nexus 6 coming to India on December 10; priced at Rs 43,999 onwards

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New Delhi: Along with the Google Chromecast, the recently launched Nexus 6 smartphone is also making its way to India during the Great Online Shopping Festival that will take place from December 10-12. Google-Motorola Nexus 6 coming to India on December 10; priced at Rs 43,999 onwards The Google Nexus 6, which is the first […]

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Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar celebrate 30 years of togetherness

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Mumbai(IANS): Veteran actress-social activist Shabana Azmi and lyricist-writer Javed Akhtar on Tuesday clocked 30 years of marriage. The actress took to micro-blogging site Twitter to sum up her journey with her husband’s quote. Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar celebrate 30 years of togetherness “It’s our 30th wedding anniversary 2day (Tuesday). To quote Javed ‘Shabana and […]

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If rape occurs in rail, ban the rail : Central Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari

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New Delhi(IANS): Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday opposed the ban on some taxi services saying there was a need to fix the system instead. Gadkari’s remarks came in the backdrop of a Uber cab driver raping a 25-year-old MNC employee on December 5. If rape occurs in rail, ban the rail : Central […]

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Encounter between Maoists and security forces in Jharkhand

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Ranchi (PTI): Security forces and Maoists exchanged gunfire near Kendua Pahari under Dhanwar Assembly constituency in Giridih district on Tuesday. Encounter between Maoists and security forces in Jharkhand No casualty was reported in the encounter that took place just an hour before polling began at Dhanwar from where former Chief Minister and JVM( Prajatantrik) president […]

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