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Beniwal caused Rs. 1,200cr loss

Accused by the Opposition of sacking Mizoram governor Kamla Beniwal out of political vendetta, the government on Thursday gave two reasons for its action — the first being that she had cost the Gujarat government Rs. 1,216 crore in central funds by ...

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Amar Singh at SP event

It was the 30-minute closed door meeting at Amausi airport that gave it all away. Neither Mulayam’s stoic silence on the special invite to Amar Singh, nor his decision to sit at a distance from his former friend could couch ...

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Shiv Sena backs rape-accused cop

An editorial in the Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamna tilting in favour of deputy inspector general Sunil Paraskar, who has been accused of rape by a Mumbai model, created a storm in political circles on Saturday and generated a strong response ...

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US set to woo India

As part of a deepening cooperation on defence, the United States has offered to create institutionalised links between its military intelligence and India’s and is willing to share classified information on the region, including Afghanistan-Pakistan and China.   While the ...

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Big blow to JVM as 7 MLAs join BJP

Separate Jharkhand’s first chief minister Babulal Marandi, who quit disenchanted with the BJP in 2006, received a jolt to his plans to cultivate a credible alternative to both the BJP and the ruling JMM on Thursday when seven of his ...

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Akhilesh blames Opposition

Lucknow: A recent spurt in communal violence in Uttar Pradesh has brought the ruling Samajwadi Party in the crosshairs again, not long since it faced criticism over a string of rapes and murders. Accused of ineptness and partisanship, chief minister ...

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‘Bugging devices’ at Gadkari’s house

A controversy erupted over a report of bugging devices having been found in Nitin Gadkari’s residence but the Union minister on Sunday dubbed it as “highly speculative” even as the Congress said it reflects lack of faith and mutual trust ...

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I am a Christian Hindu

I am a Christian Hindu: Goa deputy CM   A day after a Goa minister ignited controversy by his remark that India will develop as a Hindu nation under Narendra Modi, the state’s deputy chief minister Francis D’Souza on Friday ...

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Centre will amend Constitution to scrap collegium

With the collegium system of judges’ appointment under fire, the government proposes to end Supreme Court’s monopoly by amending Articles 124(2) and 217(1) of the Constitution to broad-base the process for selection of judges to the SC and high courts. ...

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Is this the only news you can cover

“Is this the only news you can cover?” was Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah’s response on Tuesday when questioned by reporters on the rape over a six-year-old at a Bangalore school. Even as hundreds of parents in the city protested against ...

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