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Pakistan not serious Narendra Modi


Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday expressed disappointment over Islamabad making a spectacle of New Delhi’s peace efforts by reaching out to Hurriyat leaders, and said India has no hesitation in discussing any outstanding issue with Pakistan within the bilateral ...

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UPSC prelims exam held across India


The UPSC civil service preliminary examination was on Sunday held across India, after much protest and changes in the test pattern.   A row erupted after aspirants staged violent protests demanding scrapping of the Civil Service Aptitude Test (CSAT) introduced ...

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RSS wants all post-1947 secret files made public


The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) wants all official papers of Independent India to be declassified, saying it’s time to open up — a demand that is likely to make the government uncomfortable. In an interview to HT, Balmukund Pandey, all-India ...

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Nurse gang-raped in a Delhi


A 27-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped by two men in a suite at Oberoi Hotel, central Delhi, on the night of August 15. The survivor is a nurse employed to take care of an ailing woman at the hotel while ...

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Chavan not with Modi


Shaken by the booing of their Haryana counterpart Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Tuesday, Congress chief ministers are wary of sharing the dais with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in election-bound states, fearing that BJP would use these events to embarrass them ...

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NDA for electoral reforms


After the passage of the National Judicial Appointments Commission, the NDA government is considering bringing in major electoral reforms that may bar a candidate from contesting polls if a chargesheet has been filed against him in a court for heinous ...

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Will be Hitler


Defending his government’s decision to hold a day-long survey of Telangana residents that may cost the new state Rs. 20 crore, Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, in an interview to NDTV on Sunday, said, “I am a Hitler and will be ...

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SP targets BJP in Saharanpur riots


A five-member probe panel has questioned the role of a BJP MP while blaming “administrative lapses” for last month’s communal violence in Saharanpur which had left three persons dead and several injured. Saharanpur Nagar is among 11 assembly constituencies where ...

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Kerala school says no to Vande Mataram


A private school in south Kerala removed Vande Mataram from Independence Day programme after a religious outfit allegedly threatened its management saying some of the words in the song were against the religious belief of a section of the community. ...

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Ebola Outbreak-related Immigration Relief Measures to Nationals of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone Currently in the United States


U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is closely monitoring the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. USCIS offers relief measures to nationals of those three countries who are currently in the United States. Immigration relief measures that may be available if ...

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