Remain ever ready to counter any threat: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to Navy

Remain ever ready to counter any threat: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to Navy

"Taking note of the recent developments in our maritime neighbourhood, she emphasised the need for the Indian Navy to be strong at sea, and be ever ready and vigilant to counter any challenges in the maritime domain," Capt Sharma said.

Mumbai fire: At least two injured as massive fire breaks out near Bandra station
Mumbai fire: At least two injured as massive fire breaks out near Bandra station

Sixteen fire engines and ten water tankers were rushed to the site in Garib Nagar near Bandra station. Two people, including a fireman have reported minor injuries.

Karnataka: CBI registers FIR against KJ George, two others in DSP suicide case
Karnataka: CBI registers FIR against KJ George, two others in DSP suicide case

Former IGP (Lokayukta) Pranov Mohanty and ADGP (state intelligence) A M Prasad have also been named in the FIR.

NIA files chargesheet against Zakir Naik for allegedly inciting youth for terror activities
NIA files chargesheet against Zakir Naik for allegedly inciting youth for terror activities

51-year-old Zakir Naik, who is currently abroad, is being probed under terror and money-laundering charges by the NIA

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October 27, 2017 12:21 am

The meetings are set to be attended by a large number of state and central leaders, including state BJP president Dilip Ghosh. He will also hold meetings with RSS leaders in the city.

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October 27, 2017 12:22 am

The TMC chief is exploring the option of starting the movement from Gujarat as it would get national attention, being the home turf of the Prime Minister

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October 26, 2017 10:30 pm

The alleged attack on the Swiss couple by a group of men in Fatehpur Sikri unmasks the "ugly face" of anti-Romeo squads allegedly patronised by the state government, it said, and charged Adityanath with bringing "achhe din" for criminals.

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October 26, 2017 10:24 pm

"Sweeping or cleaning Taj Mahal is not required. That is being done. What is really required is that minds of BJP leaders should be cleared and cleaned so that they understand that Taj Mahal is part and parcel of India's legacy," the MIM leader said.

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October 26, 2017 10:22 pm

Sena, the oldest constituent of the NDA, shares a 'blow hot-blow cold' relationship with its senior ally, the BJP, in the Centre and Maharashtra.

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October 26, 2017 10:14 pm

Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL), which operates the aerodrome, has already communicated the decision to the airlines, which are now working on ways to minimise the inconvenience to passengers, the airline sources added.

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October 26, 2017 10:08 pm

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi also hit out at Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on the economy, alleging that while businesses were "drowning", he had "the nerve to say on TV that 'things are just fine'".

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October 26, 2017 9:57 pm

Chhath has gained in prominence and scale with growing clout of 'Purvanchalis' in Delhi. The AAP government made a separate budgetary allocation of Rs 20 crore for Chhath preparations and also declared a public holiday on the festival.

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October 26, 2017 9:47 pm

Pankaj Mehra had claimed that two men in a car intercepted their car near Rohini jail. One of them broke his his car window and got into a scuffle with him while brandishing a pistol, said Deputy Commissioner of Police (Northwest) Milind Dumbere.

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October 26, 2017 9:43 pm

In Valley, they play Kashmir politics and in Jammu, they try to mislead people, Nirmal Singh said, adding that this will not be allowed.

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October 26, 2017 9:47 pm

Rahul first avoided any direct answer saying it's an old question that keeps coming up. But Vijender insisted on a reply. Rahul then replied: "Mai destiny mein believe karta hoon, jab hogi hogi (I believe in destiny, it'll happen, when it's meant to happen)".

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October 26, 2017 9:37 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also interacted with faculty members of the academy, who gave him an overview of the work being done there, to train India's civil servants, the statement said.

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October 26, 2017 9:29 pm

"Rahul Gandhi believes that if a lie is repeated a hundred times, it will stick in public mind. But the people know that the economy is doing well and it is the Congress party which is on ventilator support in an ICU," he said.

October 26, 2017 9:19 pm

JD(U) chief spokesperson K C Tyagi pointed out that Bihar Chief Minister and party president Nitish Kumar had offered his support to demonetisation soon after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced it in a televised address to the nation last year.

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October 26, 2017 10:11 pm

The couple who came to India on September 30, were allegedly attacked by a group of four youths on October 22.

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October 26, 2017 9:10 pm

Last night, when he was at the chowk, Bhagat and Gurmukh along with six of their associates attacked him with sharp-edged weapons and stabbed him to death, she claimed.

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October 26, 2017 9:01 pm

On Thursday, he circulated an audio clip in which Varun Patel is purportedly heard telling him that he will get 60 per cent of the amount after the BJP's press conference, while the rest will be delivered during a party function the next day.

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October 26, 2017 8:44 pm

Chouhan caused a flutter on Tuesday when he told a business round-table, organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry and the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum in Washington, that roads in Madhya Pradesh were better than those in the US.

October 26, 2017 8:38 pm

Before addressing a rally at Agra, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath swept the road outside Taj Mahal and then went inside the Mughal era monument in a damage control exercise following the controversy over its place in Indian heritage.

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October 26, 2017 10:32 pm

Former IGP (Lokayukta) Pranov Mohanty and ADGP (state intelligence) A M Prasad have also been named in the FIR.

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October 26, 2017 8:31 pm

The party's leadership has delegated responsibility to some ministers and central leaders to finalise the strategy for the next Lok Sabha election in certain constituencies in the country which are represented by the Opposition parties at present, Ravi Shankar Prasad said.

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October 26, 2017 8:30 pm

Zakir Naik was declared a proclaimed offender by court and on July 21, an order was passed to the effect that the requirements for publication of the proclamation against Naik have been complied with.

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October 26, 2017 8:49 pm

The case is currently pending in the Supreme Court, which has ordered a probe by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to ascertain whether there is a wider pattern of 'love jihad' in the case.

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October 26, 2017 8:21 pm

"Demonetisation crippled SMEs and has destroyed the unorganised sector, forcing workers to leave urban employment and go back to their villages looking for MNREGA work," said the Congress vice president.

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October 26, 2017 9:44 pm

"The initiative will not affect China's position on relevant issues and our position on relevant initiatives will not be changed," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said.

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October 26, 2017 8:12 pm

"Taking note of the recent developments in our maritime neighbourhood, she emphasised the need for the Indian Navy to be strong at sea, and be ever ready and vigilant to counter any challenges in the maritime domain," Capt Sharma said.

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October 26, 2017 8:03 pm

They exchanged Chhath greetings with the large number of devotees who had gathered at the numerous ghats to offer the evening 'Arghya' to the Sun god. They waved at each other as the steamer moved through the river.

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October 26, 2017 7:58 pm

The padayatra which is spread over a period of six months, will cover 3000 kms on foot, 125 constituencies, more than 5000 exclusive roadside meetings, 180 influencer group meetings and 125 large public address meetings.

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October 26, 2017 7:54 pm

Describing the three-year tenure of the Khattar dispensation as "teen saal Haryana behaal", he alleged that the government had spent Rs 1,600 crore of public money to propagate its "lies" in the Swaran Jayanti year celebrations of the state.

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October 26, 2017 8:08 pm

Justifying the initiation of the dialogue process, Singh said that situation in the Valley had improved today in view of the killing of over 170 militants, including over one-and-a-half dozen militant commanders.

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October 26, 2017 7:37 pm

The ordinance was issued in September and its replacing bill was tabled in the state Assembly on Monday. On Tuesday, following protests from the opposition, the replacing bill was referred to a select committee of the House.

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October 26, 2017 7:31 pm

Justice Ramesh gave the oral direction to Annadanapatty police in Salem district, where the case was registered on October 2, on a petition by Pugazhenthi, a staunch supporter of Dhinakaran, seeking to quash the FIR.

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October 26, 2017 7:30 pm

The Ministry of Finance, had, in June, notified new rules affecting the selection process and functioning of all tribunals which placed the quasi-judicial bodies under the control of the government and had greatly reduced their independence.

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October 26, 2017 7:22 pm

UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik) is a regional airport development and "Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS)" of Government of India, with the objective of "Let the common citizen of the country fly", aimed at making air travel affordable and widespread.

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October 26, 2017 6:57 pm

The resident doctors who had on Wednesday held a protest have also sought the prime minister's intervention in the issue.

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October 26, 2017 6:48 pm

While dismissing the plea, the court said in future it expected Swamy to act with "circumspection" required from PIL petitioners. Pushkar was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Delhi on the night of January 17, 2014.