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Prahlad Modi (PM Modi’s brother) leads protest against Central Govt in Mumbai

Mumbai,Sujit Mahamulkar(TNN/IE): This Modi seems to be more of an Arvind Kejriwal who earned brickbats for agitating when holding on to the post of Delhi CM. On Monday, Prahlad Modi, the brother of Prime Minister Narendra Modi was seen in action on the streets of Mumbai agitating against inadequacies in the public distribution system and […]

Anna Hazare announces a 1100-km foot march against Land Acquisition Bill

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Pune,Atikh Rashid(Indianexpress): Social activist Anna Hazare has now announced a 1,100-km foot march – on the lines of the historic Dandi March by Mahatma Gandhi – to put pressure on the BJP government at the Centre to stay clear of amending Land Acquisition Act. In a statement issued to the press, Hazare said that the […]

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Does Priyanka Chopra have a shoe for show?

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Mumbai,Srishti Dixit: Priyanka Chopra is currently in Los Angeles shooting for her upcoming ABC show Quantico in which she plays an FBI trainee officer Alex Weaver. Though she is busy with her work, Priyanka likes to tweet or Instagram pics from LA which keeps her fans updated about her daily life. She recently instagrammed a […]

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Mahindra’s February sales down 10 percent

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” The auto industry has not seen any major changes in the union budget 2015-16. However looking at the overall budget proposals including planned spend on infrastructure and social reforms, we expect positive sentiments going forward, said Pravin Shah, chief executive, automotive division, Mahindra & Mahindra. ” Mumbai, March 2 – Automobile manufacturer Mahindra and […]

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BJP to get J-K Assembly Speaker’s post

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Srinagar(PTI): The post of the Speaker of Jammu and Kashmir Assembly will go to BJP with its MLA Kavinder Gupta likely to be the ruling PDP-BJP alliance’s choice for the chair. J&K BJP MLA Kavinder Gupta is likely to take over the post of Speaker in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly. BJP sources said the […]

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After controverisal Land Acquisition Ordinance, bill to replace Coal Ordinance introduced in Lok Sabha

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New Delhi(PTI): A bill to replace an ordinance brought to overcome the uncertainty in the coal sector after the Supreme Court cancelled the allocation of coal blocks was introduced in Lok Sabha today amid opposition from the BJD. The Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Bill, 2015, was introduced by Coal Minister Piyush Goyal who insisted that […]

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Jagmohan Dalmiya Returns as BCCI President, Anurag Thakur is New Secretary

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Veteran official Jagmohan Dalmiya has been elected head of Indian cricket’s governing body, replacing the sport’s world supremo Narayanaswami Srinivasan following a corruption scandal. This is the second term for the Cricket Association of Bengal president. Anurag Thakur, who was joint-secretary before has become the new secretary after edging out Sanjay Patel 15-14. In other […]

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Indian Islamic scholar Zakir Naik receives Saudi top civilian prize for service to Islam

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New Delhi(PTI): Dr Zakir Naik, a renowned Indian Islamic scholar and an authority on comparative religion, has received one of Saudi Arabia’s most prestigious prizes from the country’s new King Salman for his service to Islam. King Salman presented the King Faisal International Prize (KFIP) 2015 in five categories yesterday at a glittering awards ceremony […]

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Jagmohan Dalmiya unanimously elected as BCCI President

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Mumbai(PTI): Veteran cricket administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya was today unanimously elected President of the BCCI but the N Srinivasan camp suffered a huge setback with rival faction’s Anurag Thakur beating Sanjay Patel for the post of Secretary at the Board’s Annual General Meeting here today. Barring Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association chief Thakur’s surprise win, ruling camp […]

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MHA recommends against repealing controversial AFSPA

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New Delhi(PTI): The Home Ministry has recommended against repealing the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, dubbed by its critics as “draconian”. In a report submitted to the Cabinet Committee of Security, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Ministry said that the report of the Justice B P Jeevan Reddy committee, which recommended repeal […]

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