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Finally, it’s Rahul

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 | PNS | New Delhi

After prolonged speculation about elevation of Rahul Gandhi as the party chief, the Congress on Monday cleared the decks for him to take up the reins from his mother Sonia Gandhi. Party sources said Rahul is likely to be the sole candidate in the organisational poll and is “deemed to...

Cong comes to a pretty PAAS

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 | PNS | Gandhinagar

All is not well between the Congress and the pro-quota outfit Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) as Patidar leader Hardik Patel, who was to make announcement on Monday on the agreement between the two parties on the reservation issue, decided to postpone the programme. Hardik was scheduled to divulge the fine...

Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, masjid in Lucknow: Shia Board formula

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 | PNS | Lucknow

In its proposal for an out-of-court settlement of the vexed Ayodhya dispute, UP Shia Central Waqf Board on Monday suggested that a Ram temple be constructed at Ayodhya while a Masjid-e-Aman be constructed at Hussainabad, Lucknow. A draft proposal which was submitted in the Supreme Court on November 18 has...

Metro bar on bag size raises eyebrows

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC)’s move to restrict the carrying of large baggage by fixing steel frames at the X-ray baggage machines at select stations has not gone down well with travellers going to the airport, railway stations and ISBTs. People travelling to such stations carry multiple and very...

Breathable air a nine days’ wonder in Delhi

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 | Sapna Singh | New Delhi

After a brief respite with relatively clean air over the last two days, city’s air quality slipped to “very poor” zone on Monday. Despite favourable weather conditions such as wind speed, temperatures and Relative Humidity (RH), noxious pollutants were recorded high in various monitoring agencies. The Central Pollution Control Board’s (CPCB)...

Censor needs time to vet Padmavati, MP bans flick

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 | PNS | Panaji/Bhopal

As the row over Padmavati intensifies, Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chief Prasoon Joshi on Monday said the Board is trying to come up with a “balanced decision”, but it should be given adequate space and time to do that. At the same time, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj...

Dasmunsi finally falls into eternal sleep

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 | Vineeta Pandey | New Delhi

He loved football, fish and freedom of speech. Congress leader from West Bengal Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi also loved his ebbing life to which he clung onto for the last nine years even if it was like holding it by thread. Dasmunsi, or dada, as he was popularly known in sports...

Relentless efforts paid off: Army

Monday, 20 Nov 2017 | Khursheed Wani | Srinagar

A day after six Lashkar-e-Tayyeba (LeT) terrorists were gunned down in north Kashmir’s Hajin area, top security force officers in Kashmir said the ‘relentless focus’ on security operation has led to elimination of hardcore terrorists and brought remarkable changes in the Valley. General Officer Commanding of XV Corps Lt...

Guj will vote for BJP, development: Rupani

Monday, 20 Nov 2017 | Pioneer

In the previous three Assembly elections in Gujarat, Vijay Rupani played important role as Saurashtra region in-charge for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party. On every occasion, the BJP won more than 30 out of 47 seats from the politically active region. These results proved Rupani’s excellent organisational skills. Now as...

India set to get instant access to details on Indians with Swiss a/cs

Monday, 20 Nov 2017 | PTI | Berne/New Delhi

Paving the way for India to get instant access to details on Indians with Swiss accounts, a key Parliamentary panel in Switzerland has approved an automatic information exchange pact between the two countries. The Commission for Economic Affairs and Taxes of the Council of States — a key panel of the...


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Modi pays tribute to Rang Avadhoot

19 Nov 2017 | PNS | GANDHINAGAR

Addressing a gathering of people via video conferencing in Bharuch district of poll-bound Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asked them to unite against casteism, terrorism, black money, corruption and communalism. “It is a strange environment…We must hold each others hand and move ahead…...

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State’s first women’s university to come up at Jamshedpur

21 Nov 2017 | Parvinder Bhatia | Jamshedpur

State’s first women university will come at Sidhgora in the eastern part of Jamshedpur, Chief Minister Raghubar Das said on Monday in Jamshedpur. “I am happy to announce that first Women’s University will come up at Sidhgora...

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