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Arvind Kejriwal dares government to arrest him if he is guilty

New Delhi, (Web Team): AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday dared the government to arrest him if he was indeed guilty of money laundering. ”I challenge the government to arrest me if they have the courage,” Kejriwal thundered at an Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) rally at Trilokpuri in east Delhi. …

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Distance growing between Bihar CM, some Cabinet ministers: JD(U)

PATNA(PTI): Bihar JD(U) President Basistha Narayan Singh accepted that “distance” was growing between the Chief Minister and some of his cabinet colleagues, which he said, should be bridged by Jitan Ram Manjhi. “Manjhi should take the initiative to bridge the gap between him and some ministers of his Cabinet as …

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Liability risks in India-US nuke deal transferred to Indian taxpayers

Washington DC,Brahma Chellaney (HT): United States President Barack Obama’s recent India visit has opened new avenues to expand bilateral cooperation and place it on firmer foundations. In a visit heavy on pageantry and symbolism, the India-US civil nuclear deal took centre-stage, with the two sides announcing a breakthrough to start …

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Google preparing to launch app-based taxi service: Report

Bengaluru: Google is preparing to offer its own ride-hailing service, putting it in direct competition with Uber, Bloomberg News reported, citing a person close to Uber’s board. Google is one of the biggest investors in Uber. David Drummond, Google’s chief legal officer and a member of Uber’s board, has informed …

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PMk wlecomes plan to make bribery during elections ‘a cognizable offence’

CHENNAI(PTI): PMK on Tuesday welcomed the Centre’s plan to make bribery during elections a ‘cognizable offence’ and said the government could also consider former Chief Election Commissioner JM Lyngdoh’s proposal for a system of proportional representation for parties. “Giving money to voters is the gateway to corruption and the Centre’s …

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SLR cut: RBI chief Rajan makes case for banks to cut rates

MUMBAI(DNA): To get that lending they (banks) will have to be more competitive, which means they will have to cut base rate. I am hopeful it is a matter of time before banks judge that they should pass it on,” Rajan said. RBI governor Raghuram Rajan File Photo dna Research …

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