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All Indians are Hindus

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After stoking controversy over her ‘Hindu’ remark, minority affairs minister Najma Heptulla on Friday said she was misquoted and clarified she had called all Indians ‘Hindi’- Arabic for people living in India- and not ‘Hindus’ as reported. She said it was ...

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UPSC prelims exam held across India

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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

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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

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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

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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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Will be Hitler

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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

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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

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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

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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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No forced conversion in Meerut

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Two new disclosures by the police on Friday gave a new twist to the allegations of a woman who recently charged a group of men, including a madarsa teacher, with gang rape and converting her to Islam forcibly, in Meerut ...

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