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AMU row: Centre to withdraw UPA’s appeal, push for minority status

NEW DELHI(PTI): The NDA government on Monday told the Supreme Court that it would withdraw the appeal filed by the erstwhile UPA government challenging the Allahabad High Court verdict holding the Aligarh Muslim University as non-minority institution. “I changed my mind two months ago,” Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi told a …

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80% voter turnout in West Bengal till 5 pm, over 70% in Assam

NEW DELHI: Voting for the first phase of assembly elections on eighteen seats in Maoist-affected areas in West Bengal and 65 seats in Assam began on Monday morning, amidst tight security. 133 candidates are trying their luck from the constituencies falling under the districts of West Midnapore, Purulia and Bankura. …

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Panama Papers: Black money SIT to investigate people on the list

NEW DELHI: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) on black money today said it will investigate thoroughly the reported secret list of about 500 prominent Indians including actors, politicians and businessmen who have allegedly stashed money in offshore entities in tax haven Panama. “Investigations are being carried out. We are going …

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Samsung launches new mobile Innovation

Samsung India Electronics announced the Samsung Galaxy J3 with S bike mode, an industry-first dedicated feature for two-wheeler riders that is designed to enable responsible and tension free riding. Once activated at the beginning of a ride, any caller trying to reach the Samsung Galaxy J3 user will be notified …

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SC grants bail to DU Professor Saibaba in a sedition case

NEW DELHI(PTI): The Supreme Court has granted bail to DU Professor Saibaba in a sedition case. He was arrested in 2014 for alleged links to Maoists. The SC also reprimanded the counsel of the Maha govt saying: “You have been extremely unfair to the accused(Prof Saibaba), especially given to his …

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