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Ramlila Maidan gears up to host Arvind Kejriwal’s 2nd swearing-in

NEW DELHI: Preparations are afoot at Ramlila Maidan here for Arvind Kejriwal’s swearing-in ceremony as Delhi Chief Minister on February 14. The ground, which served as the battleground for the 46-year-old anti-graft crusader during the Anna Hazare-led India Against Corruption movement, is getting decked up to host Kejriwal for his …

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BJP Supporters build Modi temple in Rajkot; idol worth Rs 1.65 lakhs

Rajkot(ANI): A temple dedicated to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Gujarat’s Rajkot village is drawing supporters of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from neighbouring villages also. It took around two years to build the temple and initially had a photograph of Prime Minister Modi. It rose to prominence after …

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BJP challenges Nitish Kumar to prove majority in state assembly

PATNA(PTI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said that the Bihar political crisis has a constitutional aspect to it, adding that the majority numbers to stake a claim towards government formation has to be proved on the floor of the state assembly. The BJP was reacting to Janata Dal …

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AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal refuses Z Plus security cover

New Delhi(PTI): Delhi chief minister designate Arvind Kejriwal will not accept Z Plus security for him, AAP on Wednesday said even as the police enhanced his security after the party’s landslide victory. “Arvind Kejriwal will not take Z plus security because it hinders his interaction with the people. We have …

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Gavaskar and Chappell tip India as favourites in clash against Pakistan

Legendary cricketers Sunil Gavaskar and Ian Chappell tipped India as favourites in their much anticipated World Cup clash against Pakistan, saying that past history and better acclimatisation to Australian conditions could tilt the balance in favour of the defending champions. India have beaten Pakistan in all the cricket World Cup …

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India presses for automatic exchange of tax info to track blackmoney

New Delhi(PTI): India has called for expeditious implementation of the automatic exchange of tax information saying it would help in tracking illegal money stashed in foreign banks. Raising the issue at the recently concluded meeting of the G20 Finance Ministers and central bank governors in Istanbul, Minister of State for …

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Delhi HC rejects PIL seeking CBI probe of Sunanda Pushkar’s murder

NEW DELHI(PTI): The Delhi High Court on Wednesday rejected a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe in Congress leader Shashi Tharoor’s wife Sunanda Pushkar’s death case. Sunanda was found dead in a hotel in south Delhi in January last year. Earlier on Wednesday, Delhi …

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ADR study shows no MLA with serious criminal cases in Delhi elected

NEW DELHI(PTI): An analysis of the elected candidates in the recently held Delhi polls has shown that a number of MLAs with criminal cases has gone down from previous elections, with only 24 (34%) contenders declaring the same.91 candidates with criminal cases lost the elections, including 60 candidates with serious …

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