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Rahul:Did not apply for any other citizenship

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has emphasised that he had never applied for any other citizenship ever. He said there was a “conspiracy” hatched by the ruling BJP to malign his image. Mr. Gandhi was responding to a Lok Sabha Ethics Committee notice, seeking his reply to allegations that he held …

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SRK shooting special song with Sunny Leone for ‘Raees’

Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan today began shooting with actress Sunny Leone for an item song for his coming film “Raees”. Shah Rukh, 50, is shaking a leg with Sunny in a reprise version of the 1980 chartbuster “Laila O Laila” from the film “Qurbaani”. The original track featured …

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200 charged with rioting at Fergusson College

The Pune police have registered a case of rioting against about 200 unidentified people following a clash between workers of the Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and a group of student activists of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), student wing of the BJP, and the ABVP at the …

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Mira can do whatever she wants in her life, says Pankaj Kapur

New Delhi: There have been speculations about Mira Rajput gearing up for her Bollywood debut since she got married to actor Shahid Kapoor. And Shahid’s father and noted actor Pankaj Kapur says he will “support” her choice regardless of what she opts for. “It is her life. She can do …

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Marquee stars in big-banner contests in ‘conservative’ Kerala

Unlike the voters in the rest of south, Kerala has been politically conservative in letting film stars contest elections. Politics is for career politicians or those with a political consciousness and orientation. That perhaps explains the one-off electoral win of someone from the film industry — ace film-maker Ramu Kariat, …

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Susheel Samaj’s slow unravelling

Five years ago, adding strength to the massive anti-incumbency wave against the 34-year rule of the Left Front government were intellectuals and prominent citizens of West Bengal, spearheading the call for Paribartan (change) in the State ahead of the Assembly elections. The posters demanding change were a collage of faces …

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‘Brother, save us’: How Dial 100 brothers in khaki reacted

Kolkata: A woman trying to save herself and her husband from four assailants dialled 100 six times with the appeal ” Bhaiya, bacha lijiye (brother, save us)” on Wednesday evening in Kasba but was told to call a police station, she told The Telegraph. The 22-year-old woman said she was …

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Tamil Nadu’s unlikely quartet that sings an equal music

In Tamil Nadu’s personality-centric politics where egos of politicians get easily pricked leading to a parting of the ways, the bonhomie displayed by leaders of the four constituents of the People’s Welfare Front (PWF) over the past eight months stands out as a refreshing development. The unusual bonding between Marumalarchi …

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