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Lalit Modi, Narendra Modi and the importance of Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi,Satish Mutatkar: Let’s take a breather from LynchMob TV that has been on since last week, to look at the larger picture. Lalit Modi, even if all charges against him are proved to be true, would hardly be the first Indian buccaneer to game the system. He would be in illustrious company – Dhirubhai […]

After PM Modi asked Twitterati to share selfies with their daughters to bolster the campaign against female infanticide, many on social media reacted enthusiastically. The hashtag was not only the top trend in India but also featured on the global trends. There were also some dissenting voices like those of actress Shruti Seth and activist […]

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Did not meet Lalit Modi in London: Shah Rukh Khan #Lalitgate

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Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, co-owner of Indian Premier League team Kolkata Knight Riders, on Monday said he did not meet former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi in London. The 49-year-old actor was asked whether he met Modi, embroiled in a row after it came to light that External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had facilitated travel […]

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PM Modi congratulates Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa for winning Canada Open

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated Indian shuttlers Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa for winning the Canada Open women’s doubles title, saying that he was proud of them for the wonderful victory. “Very proud of @P9Ashwini & @Guttajwala for the wonderful victory at the Canada Open. Congratulations to the brilliant sportspersons,” Prime Minister Modi […]

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UNESCO condemns ‘barbaric’ Islamic State attacks on heritage sites

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The UN cultural organisation on Monday condemned the “barbaric assaults” the Islamic State group has launched on World Heritage sites in Iraq and Syria, saying they may amount to war crimes. Meeting in Bonn, Germany, UNESCO delegates said the IS attacks on sites such as Iraq’s ancient city of Hatra recalled the “mindless destruction” by […]

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AAP’s protest gives them a national platform

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New Delhi(dna): The Aam Aadmi Party’s three-day ultimatum to the Centre ended on Monday as the party workers, office-bearers and MLAs took to New Delhi’s streets to protest against BJP leaders Sushma Swaraj, Vasundhara Raje, Smriti Irani and Pankaja Munde. Union ministers Irani and Swaraj, Rajasthan CM Raje and Maharashtra Minister Munde are all currently […]

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Why has MEA stalled answers on Lalitgate, asks P Chidambaram

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New Delhi(WEB TEAM): Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Monday questioned the “stalling of answers” by the External Affairs Ministry headed by Sushma Swaraj to the questions posed by him on the Lalitgate issue. “Seven questions I asked on #LalitModi have become RTI application, MEA stalls answers, Why?” he tweeted “Also, is Minister Swaraj aware […]

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Manipur ambush: NIA gets major breakthrough, top NSCN(K) commander arrested

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Imphal: According to reports, NIA has got a major breakthrough in cracking the Manipur ambush case. The investigation agency has arrested top leader of NSCN(K) allegedly involved in the conspiracy behind the June 4 killing of 18 Army personnel in Manipur on the Indo-Myanmar border. According to initial reports, Khumlo Abi Anal, NSCN(K) regional commander, […]

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BJP similar to Congress in terms of corruption and scams, says Mayawati

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Lucknow(IE): Calling the BJP-led NDA government as “arrogant” and “autocratic”, BSP chief Mayawati on Sunday said the constant revelations of “corruption scams” exposes the “new nature” of the saffron party. In a statement, Mayawati said there is nothing new about casteist and communal incidents against Dalits, OBCs, tribals, Muslims and Christians in the BJP-ruled states […]

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Patna(PTI): Terming the National Democratic Alliance as a “gathering of fascists”, Rashtriya Janata Dal President Lalu Prasad on Monday asserted that the public will teach it a lesson in the upcoming assembly elections. “NDA is a gathering of fascists. It is still far away from power, yet the true character of its leaders is coming […]

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