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Kamal Haasan entering active politics? To meet Arvind Kejriwal for lunch

Actor Kamal Haasan, who confirmed recently that he is considering a political career, will meet Arvind Kejriwal for lunch today. The Delhi Chief Minister is flying down to Chennai just two days after his return to Delhi following a meditation break in Maharashtra.


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Stop Rohingya Muslim genocide: Protest march from Mandi House to Parliament

A protest march, starting at 2 PM, from Mandi House to the Parliament is being organized today to raise voice against the genocide of Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar. People from all walks of life are expected to join the march in large numbers.


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Rahul Gandhi brings up demonetisation, mob lynching in Berkeley, says this is

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi today launched a fresh attack on the Modi government criticising the November 8, 2016 move of demonetisation.


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Supreme Court asks government why it wants to deport Rohingya Muslim refugees

The Supreme Court on Monday sought to know the stand of the government on a petition challenging its decision to deport illegal Rohingya Muslim immigrants back to Myanmar.


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Criminalising marital rape will destabilise marriage, Centre tells Delhi HC

Reiterating its stand on the controversial subject of marital rape, the Centre on Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that "criminalising it may destabilise the institution of marriage, apart from being an easy tool for harassing the husbands".


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Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh gets 10 years in jail, weeps in court

Self-styled spiritual guru Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for the rape of two women followers in 2002. The 50-year-old chief of the Dera Sacha Sauda sect reportedly broke down as he was...


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Dipak Misra sworn in as chief justice of India

Justice Dipak Misra was sworn in on Monday as the 45th chief justice of India. He was administered the oath of office by President Ram Nath Kovind at a brief ceremony in the Darbar Hall of Rashtrapati Bhawan.


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Jethmalani says Kejriwal used worse abuses than crook for Jaitley

Veteran lawyer Ram Jethmalani, who recently quit as the legal counsel in Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's defamation case against Arun Jaitley, has made fresh accusations against his former client.


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After scathing attack on Nitish Kumar, Tejashwi Yadav has some advice for Rahul

Hours after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar won the trust vote with 131 legislators supporting him in the 243-member Bihar Assembly, Lalu Yadav's son and till recently Kumar's deputy, Tejashwi Yadav launched...


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Nitish Kumar takes oath as Bihar CM, Rahul Gandhi calls him 'unprincipled' and

After much high drama that went on all night, Nitish Kumar took oath as Chief Minister of Bihar, once again, at 10 AM today within hours after resigning from the post, but this time with BJP in the mix instead of RJD and Congress.


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Defamation Case: Delhi HC tells Kejriwal not to put 'scandalous' questions to

The Delhi High Court today directed Arvind Kejriwal not to put "scandalous" questions to Union Minister Arun Jaitley during his cross-examination in a defamation suit filed against the chief minister and five other Aam Aadmi Party leaders.


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Won't declare 39 Indians missing in Mosul as dead: Sushma Swaraj

"It is a sin to declare a person dead without concrete evidence. I will not do this sin," said External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday. She was making a statement on the fate of 39 Indian nationals missing in Iraq since 2014.


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Tejashwi won't resign, Nitish didn't ask him to step down: Lalu Prasad Yadav

Asserting once again that there is no rift within the Bihar Grand Alliance, RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Wednesday said there is no question of his son Tejashwi Yadav stepping down as deputy chief minister.


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Shankarsinh Vaghela quits Congress, says 'I am not a bonded labourer'

Former Gujarat chief minister Shankarsinh Vaghela formally announced on Friday that he has quit the Congress, alleging that he was not being allowed to put up a fight against the BJP.


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#UnitedAgainstHate campaign launched by concerned citizens

#UnitedAgainstHate is a new campaign launched by Indian citizens concerned at the alarming rise in number of hate crimes and mob lynchings recently. The campaign is getting wholehearted support from all quarters and many eminent personalities are joining it.


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Presidential elections 2017: BJP claims 40 parties' support, it's Ram Nath

A day before the presidential elections 2017 which will decide the 14th president of the country and which NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind looks set to sweep, Congress president Sonia Gandhi sought "a vote of conscience", calling the contest "a clash of ideas and a conflict of disparate values".


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'Government looking for math tutor': Rahul Gandhi takes swipe at RBI

The Congress took a swipe at the Modi government for the central bank still counting currency notes banned last year, with Rahul Gandhi suggesting that the government needed lessons in mathematics.


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Nitish Kumar asks ally Lalu Prasad to decide on son Tejashwi Yadav in 4 days

The Janata Dal (United) and its leader Nitish Kumar have given ally Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) an ultimatum of four days to decide on Tejashwi Yadav.


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India-China standoff: Congress says government needs to be proactive

Rahul Gandhi questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi as to why he has not commented regarding the ongoing standoff between India and China in the Doklam sector, and now the party has backed Congress Vice President on his comment asserting that the government needs to become more proactive and matured in taking a decision.


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After Lalu Yadav, raid at daughter Misa Bharti's Delhi home in corruption case

Lalu Prasad Yadav's daughter Misa Bharti's home in Delhi was raided by Enforecment Directorate this morning in an alleged money laundering case. Bharti and her husband Shailesh Kumar are being probed over allegations that they acquired benami or proxy ownership of land at throwaway rates.


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Akbaruddin Owaisi says 'brethren' votes can help us win 50 Parliament seats

AIMIM MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi has said his brother and party chief Asaduddin Owaisi could win 50 seats in Parliament with the votes of "our brethren", remarks seen as an appeal to Muslim voters which the BJP dubbed as "hate speech".


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Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin admits he 'carried out terror attacks

Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin, who has been branded as a 'global terrorist' by the United States, admitted in a TV interview to having carried out terror attacks on Indian soil.


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Azam Khan faces sedition charge over Army remarks

Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan has been booked under sedition charges at Chandpur police station in Bijnor on Friday for alleged derogatory remarks against the Army.


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Top leaders, industrialists, celebrities attend midnight GST launch at

Top leaders, industrialists, economists and celebrities descended on Friday night to witness the launch of the landmark GST at the historic Central Hall of Parliament which opened for a midnight ceremony for the first time in two decades.


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Mob lynching claims another life; Why PM Modi's warning means nothing for

Sadly on the same day when Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned that killings in the name of cow protection won't be tolerated, a man was beaten to death by a mob in Jharkhand on suspicion that he was carrying beef in his vehicle.


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PM Narendra Modi finally breaks his silence on mob lynchings

In the aftermath of the killing of 15-year-old Junaid Khan on a train a day before Eid, the Prime Minister has finally broken his silence on the series of deaths from lynchings that has claimed the lives of many innocent people from minority communities.


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MEA soft-pedals 'Indian administered Kashmir' remark saying US has used it in

Facing criticism for not objecting to the US' reference to Jammu and Kashmir as 'Indian-administered', the Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday defended itself by saying that similar terms had been used by the US in the past as well.


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GST rollout: Sonia Gandhi to meet Manmohan Singh to decide on joining the

While the Narendra Modi-led NDA government is busy preparing for the historic launch of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime at midnight on June 30, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi is set to meet former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday to decide whether her party should join or skip the event.


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Meira Kumar files nomination papers for Presidential election

Opposition Presidential candidate Meira Kumar filed her nomination papers for the July 27 election for the post of President of India. Her candidacy is backed by a number of parties including congress, Rashtriya Janata...


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EC rejects 21 AAP lawmakers' pleas to drop office of profit case against them

In a big blow for Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party, the Election Commission (EC) has rejected pleas of 21 AAP legislators to drop office of profit case against them.


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