Citing Burhan stamps, Cop killings, India calls off Swaraj-Qureshi meet

Citing Burhan stamps, Cop killings, India calls off Swaraj-Qureshi meet

Nearly 24 hours after agreeing to it, the government Friday called off a meeting between the foreignministers of India and Pakistan in New York, citing the brutal killings of three policemen in Jammu and Kashmir and Islamabad releasing postage stamps...
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Shambhulal Regar, Rajasthan man accused of murdering Muslim on camera set to contest Lok Sabha election

Shambhulal Regar, Rajasthan man accused of murdering Muslim on camera set to contest Lok Sabha election

A lesser known political outfit, Uttar Pradesh Navnirman Sena, has decided to field Shambhulal Regar — accused of hacking a Muslim man to death and burning his body in Rajasthan’s Rajsamand — as its candidate from Agra Lok Sabha seat....
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Ram temple in Ayodhya will help ‘Hindu-Muslim’ peace: Mohan Bhagwat

Ram temple in Ayodhya will help ‘Hindu-Muslim’ peace: Mohan Bhagwat

Construction of a grand temple at Ayodhya, considered the birthplace of Hindu god Ram, will eliminate a big reason for disagreements between Hindus and Muslims, Mohan Bhagwat, the chief of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) said on Wednesday. The RSS...
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Rahul Gandhi says will abolish Gabbar Singh Tax, would bring one GST slab, if voted to power

Rahul Gandhi says will abolish Gabbar Singh Tax, would bring one GST slab, if voted to power

Congress president Rahul Gandhi? on Saturday said if his party comes to power, it would impose one slab of Goods and Services Tax instead of five and abolish the 28 per cent GST slab During an interaction with students at...
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Sensex plunges more than 500 points, Rupee falls below 72 mark, crash wipes out over Rs 1 lakh crore of investor wealth

Sensex plunges more than 500 points, Rupee falls below 72 mark, crash wipes out over Rs 1 lakh crore of investor wealth

After rallying for two sessions, the BSE benchmark Sensex tumbled over 505 points on Monday to slip below the 38,000-level as worries about global trade war and prevailing rupee crisis dampened investors mood despite the government announcing steps to stem...
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Modi govt ‘Failing On All Fronts’, calls for an alternative narrative: Manmohan Singh

Modi govt ‘Failing On All Fronts’, calls for an alternative narrative: Manmohan Singh

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government of failure on all fronts, saying it had led to agrarian distress, economic turmoil and deteriorating relations with neighbouring countries, and called for a ...
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Can’t take back chocolate from kid immediately: Sumitra Mahajan on SC/ST Act

Can’t take back chocolate from kid immediately: Sumitra Mahajan on SC/ST Act

Amid widespread anger, including calls of ‘Bharat bandh’, against the amendment to the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Thursday said all political parties should get together to discuss the issue. A Bharat bandh w...
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‘Rat fever’ kills 9 in flood battered Kerala, 37 more suspected

‘Rat fever’ kills 9 in flood battered Kerala, 37 more suspected

Following severe flooding, 196 leptospirosis (rat fever) cases and nine deaths have been confirmed in Kerala since August 15. Another 37 suspected deaths are awaiting laboratory confirmation, said the state health minister, KK Shailaja, on Monday. Among the de...
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Rupee opens at 70.68 lifetime low, falls 18 paise against US dollar

Rupee opens at 70.68 lifetime low, falls 18 paise against US dollar

The rupee continued its downward slide against the US dollar on Thursday, falling to a new record low in opening trade at 70.68 per US dollar. At 9.29 am, the partially convertible rupee was trading 18 paise or 0.27% lower...
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Kerala floods damage 45000 ha of farm fields; Paddy, Banana, Spices among worst hit; Floods due to slaughtering of cows in open: BJP MLA

Kerala floods damage 45000 ha of farm fields; Paddy, Banana, Spices among worst hit; Floods due to slaughtering of cows in open: BJP MLA

Floods in Kerala have damaged paddy, banana, spices and other crops in 45,000 hectare of farmland, agriculture secretary Shobhana K Pattanayak said on Monday. The state government has been asked to submit a detailed proposal seeking central funds to provide...
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