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When 12 BJP MPs voted against the GST Bill

New Delhi(web team): Meanwhile, 12 BJP members erred in voting for a clause and pressed the red button instead of green leading to the “ayes” falling short of the two-third majority. FM Arun Jaitley speaks in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday PTI Amidst the loud applause on passage of the …

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No private persons except SPG protectees to get government houses

New Delhi(PTI): The criteria for allotment of government accommodation has been revised and no private person except a SPG protectee will be allocated such a space in future, Minister of State for Urban Development Babul Supriyo said on Wednesday. Replying to a written question in Lok Sabha, he also said …

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Rajya Sabha passes bill on exchange of territories with Bangladesh

New Delhi(PTI): Rajya Sabha on Wednesday unanimously passed a historic bill to operationalise the Land Boundary Agreement with Bangladesh that provides for exchange of territories to settle the 41-year border issue. The Constitution 119th) Amendment Bill, which will allow the operationalisation of the 1974 India-Bangladesh Land Boundary agreement, was passed …

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Salman Khan convicted in hit and run case, gets interim bail in Bombay HC

Mumbai(web team): Bollywood superstar Salman Khan was on Wednesday sentenced by a sessions court to five years’ rigorous imprisonment in the 2002 hit-and-run case, but he swiftly moved the Bombay High Court which granted him interim bail till May 8 to hear his appeal against conviction. Justice Abhay Thipsay granted …

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Accept panel’s recommendation on creamy layer: DMK to Centre

Chennai(PTI): Party chief M Karunanidhi said that DMK’s ‘firm stand’ was that there should be no concept of ‘creamy layer’ at all since it had ‘created divisions’ among Other Backward Castes (OBCs). M Karunanidhi File Photo DMK on Wedesday welcomed the National Commission for Backward Classes’ recommendation to raise the …

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Coal scam: Naveen Jindal, Koda, 13 others summoned as accused

New Delhi(PTI): The court summoned them for alleged offences punishable under sections 120-B (criminal conspiracy), 420 (cheating) and 409 (criminal breach of trust by public servant) of the IPC and under the provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act. Naveen Jindal File Photo dna Research & Archives Congress leader and …

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Rahul Gandhi lashes out at PM Modi for favouring industrialists

New Delhi(ANI): Rahul Gandhi miffed with PM Narendra Modi over favouring industrialists. Soon after Congress president Sonia Gandhi criticized the central government for its tax regime, party vice-president Rahul Gandhi echoed similar sentiments and said the ruling government wants to favour only a few industrialists. “When we were in power …

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Post verdict, bollywood actors rushes to Salman’s home in Bandra

Mumbai(web team): A Mumbai sessions court on Wednesday convicted Bollywood actor Salman Khan in the 2002 hit-and-run-case. The judge at the Mumbai Sessions Court tells Salman Khan that you were driving while drunk and nad had no licence. The 49-year-old actor is charged with culpable homicide and could face up …

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2002 hit-and-run case: Salman Khan sentenced to 5 years in jail

MUMBAI(WEB TEAM): Bollywood superstar Salman Khan was on Wednesday sentenced to five years in jail by a Mumbai sessions court in the 2002 hit and run case, with all charges proved against him. A Mumbai sessions court on Wednesday convicted Bollywood actor Salman Khan in the 2002 hit-and-run-case and said …

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Committed to reconstruct quake-hit Nepal: India tells UNO

New York City(PTI): Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Bhagwant Bishnoi said here yesterday that all the relief and rescue work being done by India was in “consultation and coordination with the Nepalese Government.” Having launched the massive relief operation ‘Maitri’ in quake-hit Nepal, India has told the UN …

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