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Tit for tat: After China's Azhar snub, India grants visa to Uyghurs

China has strongly protested against New Delhi's decision to permit Uyghur activists to come to India to meet Dalai Lama in a move meant to raise the stakes in conflict against Beijing at a time when it has rebuffed India...


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PM Modi to visit U.S in June, could address Congress

Prime Minister Narendra Modi would undertake a visit to the US for a bilateral summit with President Barack Obama in June, most likely on June 7th and 8th. The agenda is still being discussed but his itinerary will...


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Pakistan Gives Kirpal Singh's Body But Heart, Stomach Missing

The stomach and heart of Indian prisoner Kirpal Singh, who died under mysterious circumstances in a Pakistani jail, were missing when his body arrived here on Tuesday and was handed over to Indian authorities.


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Kohinoor row: Swamy slams Centre, will write to PM

The Indian government appeared to concede Monday that the spectacular Kohinoor diamond made its way to Britain as a gift. Following the government's assertion, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy...


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Ishrat Jahan Affidavits Row: Fresh Controversy For Chidambaram, Congress

The Ishrat Jahan controversy has flared up with the 51-page home ministry file on the case recording that former home minister P Chidambaram had signed the original affidavit describing the Mumbra teenager...


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Parrikar in China: State media says India wants to be 'most beautiful woman'

Whitewashing India's decision to ink a logistic agreement with the US, Chinese state media on Monday said the proposed deal is delayed because of doubt between the two as India wants to be the "most beautiful woman" pursued...


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India-France Rafale negotiations in final stages: report

The negotiations over the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets have entered the final stages as both India and France have managed to scale down their differences over the pricing.


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When Priyanka Gandhi said Rs 53,421 rent for 2,765 sqm house in Lutyens' Delhi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra proved to be a good bargainer 14 years ago, getting the Vajpayee government to reduce the monthly rent to her sprawling 2,765.18 sqm house in Lutyens' Delhi from Rs 53,421 to a mere Rs 8,888, according to Times of India report.


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Govt Replaces Board Of Top Arts Body IGNCA, Set Up By Rajiv Gandhi

The Indira Gandhi Centre for the Arts or IGNCA, the esteemed institution set up in memory of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi by her son and then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi got a new board of trustees on Tuesday.


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Delhi L-G Najeeb Jung talks about 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' row

Delhi lieutenant governor (L-G) Najeeb Jung on Monday said he has no problem in raising controversial slogan 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' as there is a difference between worshipping god and one's country...


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India to completely 'lock' the border with Pakistan, here's how

In order to prevent the Pathankot attack-like incidents and smuggling, the central government has green signaled a five-layer elaborate plan to stop infiltration on the 2,900-km western border with Pakistan, according...


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Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit's threat: Should it be taken seriously?

Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit was clearly given the directive from Islamabad to sway the Indo-Pak peace talks for now but, at the same time, to toss the ball uselessly at the relatively low diplomatic level...


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Smriti Irani promises fee waiver for SC/STs, dalits, disabled in IITs

Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani has promised a complete tuition fee waiver for students from backward classes and who are physically challenged at the IITs, according to Times of India report.


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Pakistan says Pathankot witnesses from Indian forces not produced before JIT

In its first official reaction since its team of investigators visited the Pathankot air base, Pakistan has said India did not produce witnesses belonging to security forces before its probe panel.


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Pakistan JIT says Pathankot attack was staged by India to malign Islamabad:

According to a media report, a team of investigators from Islamabad who visited the Pathankot air force base last week is expected to announce that the terror attack at the base was "a drama" presented by India "to malign Pakistan".


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What India is really saying on Masood Azhar: China, you are shielding

Amid a deluge of pledges at the fourth Nuclear Security Summit called by President Obama, India categorically let it be known that it was totally unhappy with divisions of the international community over...


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PM Modi's Saudi visit part of diplomatic effort to pressurize Pakistan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's trip to Saudi Arabia on Sunday is part of a diplomatic effort to pressurize Pakistan by establishing relations with some of Islamabad's closest allies, government officials said.


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Darul Uloom issues fatwa against chanting 'Bharat mata ki jai', compares it to

Prominent Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband in Saharanpur (west UP) has added a new dimension to the ongoing controversy over whether Muslims should chant "Bharat maata ki jai" by ruling that this would...


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NIA corners Pakistan with identities of 4 Pathankot terrorists

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has nailed the identity of the four fidayeen who attacked the Pathankot airbase on January 2, and their two Pakistan-based Jaish handlers.


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After comparing 1984 & 2002 riots, Kanhaiya says will fight every 'massacre'

JNU students union president Kanhaiya Kumar who faced flak for his comments on 1984 anti-Sikh riots, appeared to be in a damage control mode on Wednesday and said he will battle every massacre.


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'We share your pain': PM Modi tells people of Belgium

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on his first state visit to Belgium, expressed India's solidarity with the European country for the catastrophe that struck Brussels on 22 March.


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Pakistan offered to help India on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's journey to

A top Pakistani government official had offered help to India in research work related to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's undisclosed journey to Europe during World War II, a report said on Wednesday.


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Arunachal, Uttarakhand and more: Congress facing growing rebellion, Sonia-Rahul

Open revolt by a section of Congress party legislators in Arunachal Pradesh and Uttrakhand in period of two months should be a matter of concern for Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi. In Arunachal Pradesh, leader of...


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Uttarakhand Row: Congress Moves Court Against President's Rule

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won against the Congress with the imposition of President's rule in Uttarakhand state. However, the battle is not over for the Congress as it is set to challenge the order in the...


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Balochistan arrest: Pakistan calls him spy, MEA says he retired from Navy, no

Days before Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to meet Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, a former Indian Navy officer was on Thursday arrested in Balochistan...


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Sreesanth joins BJP, to fight Kerala assembly elections from Thiruvanantapuram

Starting another innings in his life, cricketer S Sreesanth on Friday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party.


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Headley: No first hand knowledge of Ishrat, NIA falsely recorded statement

Pakistani-American terrorist David Coleman Headley on Saturday stated that he did not have actual knowledge of LeT operative Ishrat Jahan, who was killed in an alleged fake encounter.


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Kejriwal on Fortune's list of '50 greatest leaders', PM Modi fails to make it

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been ranked 42nd on Fortune magazine's third annual 'World's 50 Greatest Leaders' list. Fortune's list includes men and women from across the world from the fields of business...


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David Headley Says He 'Hated India Since School Was Bombed In 1971'

Terrorist David Coleman Headley informed a Mumbai court today that he became a part of terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba to "take revenge" for the attack on his school in Pakistan in December 1971 "by Indian planes."


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BJP govt won't scrap dalit quotas, stresses PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday categorically stated that the BJP government will not scrap reservations for dalits.


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