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CBI raids NDTV co-founder Prannoy Roy; channel says will continue fighting

The CBI on Monday informed that raids were being conducted at the residence of NDTV co-founder and executive co-chairperson Prannoy Roy. The CBI registered a case against Prannoy Roy and his wife Radhika Roy, a private company and others for causing an alleged loss to a private bank.


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Women to be allowed in combat role in Army, says Gen Bipin Rawat

In a big move, the Indian Army is all set to open up combat positions for women, a gender barrier broken by only a few countries globally.


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EVM challenge for political parties is on; CPI(M), NCP taking part

The EVM challenge conducted by the Election Commission of India is underway today. Only two political parties Communist Party of India (Marxist) and Nationalist Congress Party are taking part in the EVM challenge programme of EC.


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Islamabad summons Indian deputy High Commissioner over LoC firing

Pakistan Foreign Office on Thursday summoned deputy Indian High Commissioner J.P. Singh and lodged a protest over ceasefire violation along Line of Control.


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AAP to hold hackathon on same day as EC, party invites experts

The Aam Aaadmi Party will hold Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) hackathon on the same day as the Election Commission's challenge.


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Babri Masjid demolition case: CBI court grants bail to LK Advani, MM Joshi, Uma

In a big relief for BJP, CBI court in Lucknow today granted bail to LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Uma Bharti and all the other accused in the Babri Masjid demolition case.


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EC rejects plea for open hackthaon, AAP threatens to pull out of EVM tampering

A day after the Election Commission (EC) rejected the Aam Aadmi Party’s plea to allow an open hackathon, the party said that it was unlikely to take up the challenge on the existing ‘terms and conditions’.


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Muslim board to Supreme Court: Will issue advisory to Qazis against triple talaq

In a u-turn on Monday, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) assured the Supreme Court that it would issue an advisory to Qazis to enlighten bridegrooms not to annul their marriages with triple talaq.


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Three decades after the Bofors kickback controversy, India gets first howitzer

Three decades after the Bofors kickback controversy that thawed the pursuit to acquire howitzers, the Indian army on Thursday received the first two guns out of the 145 M777 ultra light artillery guns from the US, media reports said.


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Environment minister and river conservation expert, Anil Madhav Dave, dies

Environment minister Anil Madhav Dave, an expert in river conservation and an environmentalist at heart, died on Thursday morning in the national capital after suffering a cardiac arrest. He was 60.


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Can women have the right to decline instant triple talaq, SC asks Muslim Law

On the fifth day of its hearing on the contentious issue of triple talaq, the Supreme Court today asked the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) if it is possible to give women the right to decline instant triple talaq.


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Kapil Mishra files corruption complaint with CBI against Arvind Kejriwal

A day after the suspended AAP leader Kapil Mishra ended his indefinite hunger strike, he filed a complaint with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over allegations of corruption.


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Triple talaq a matter of faith, just like Ram's birthplace is for Hindus:

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on Tuesday defended triple talaq in the Supreme Court, saying it was being practised for 1,400 years and was a matter of faith just like Ram Lalla’s birthplace.


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CBI raids homes of senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, son Karti

The CBI on Tuesday conducted searches in Mumbai, Delhi, Gurugram and Chennai, including at the residences of former Union minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti.


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National Herald case: Sonia, Rahul to face IT probe after Delhi HC order

The Delhi High Court on Friday declined to stay the income tax proceedings against Young India Ltd in the National Herald case, which involves Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi.


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Hack it if you can: EC dares parties to break into EVMs this Sunday and Monday

The Election Commission of India today asked the political parties to feel free to hack their Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) this Sunday or Monday. The decision was taken at an all-party meeting the poll panel held today in New Delhi.


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Is triple talaq fundamental to religion? Hearing begins in SC

Five most senion judges, all of different faiths, today began hearings in Supreme Court to determine if triple talaq, the practice of Muslim men getting instant divorce by saying "talaq" three times, was fundamental to religion but may not rule on polygamy among Muslims.


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SC sentences Justice Karnan to 6 months in jail for contempt of court

The Supreme Court today sentenced Calcutta HC judge C S Karnan to six months jail for committing contempt of the apex court, judiciary and judicial process.


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Sacked AAP minister Kapil Mishra goes to CBI with 'proof' against Kejriwal

Taking his threats to expose Arvind Kejriwal a step further, sacked Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) minister Kapil Mishra - who was suspended yesterday - went to the CBI today, carrying yellow envelopes that he said were his proof.


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'Saw Satyendra Jain give 2 crores to Arvind Kejriwal', says sacked AAP minister

In his tell-all media conference at Rajghat, Delhi's sacked water minister Kapil Mishra made a shocking accusation, saying he has seen Health Minister Satyendra Jain handing Rs. 2 crore in cash to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.


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Sacked Delhi minister Kapil Mishra all set for the big 'expose, says Kejriwal

Thrown out of the Delhi cabinet, Aam Aadmi Party leader Kapil Mishra has claimed a conspiracy was being hatched against him ahead of his Sunday’s press conference in which he would share “explosive details” of alleged Rs 400-crore water tanker scandal.


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Kejriwal's AAP to shed 'aam aadmi' tag to increase visibility: Report

Jolted by consecutive electoral defeats and infighting, the Aam Aadmi party led by Arvind Kejriwal has now decided to shed its tag of being a party of 'aam aadmi' or common man.


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Arun Jaitley rejects Pakistan Army denial of beheadings of soldiers

India has told Pakistan that blood samples of beheaded Indian soldiers and a blood trail near the Line of Control (LoC) prove its complicity while Pakistan denied the involvement of its Army in any such activity.


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AAP suspends Amanatullah Khan from party, makes Kumar Vishwas Rajasthan

Putting an end to all the speculations, Kumar Vishwas and Arvind Kejriwal buried the hatchet on Wednesday after an AAP's political affairs committee (PAC) meeting in Delhi.


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Shiv Sena taunts PM Modi, says get over UP victory and save our soldiers

The Shiv Sena on Wednesday once again slammed the Centre over the mutilation of Indian soldiers by the Pakistani Army, asking Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reveal how serious he is about tackling the matter on an international level.


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Congress slams Modi govt after Pakistan Army's mutilation of soldiers, says

The Congress on Monday came down hard on the government asking it to "wake up from its slumber" after two Indian soldiers were killed on the LoC and their bodies mutilated by Pakistan.


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AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan quits PAC, stands by his 'Kumar Vishwas is BJP-RSS

A day after Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal denied that there was any rift within the Aam Aadmi Party and called Kumar Vishwas his “younger brother”, senior party leader Manish Sisodia on Monday said the party leadership, including its convener Kejriwal, is “hurt” by the actions of Vishwas.


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Kejriwal now says, 'yes, we made mistakes, will introspect, course correct'

Taking in all the criticism about his alleged high-handedness for three days, Arvind Kejriwal has finally acknowledged in an early morning tweet today that the need of the hour for him is "action and not excuses".


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Priyanka Gandhi says purchased Faridabad property with her own money, no link

Congress president Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday said that agricultural land bought by her in Haryana's Faridabad district or other property acquired by her had no links to finances of her husband, his Skylight Hospitality, or to reality major DLF.


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Congress seeks apology from Yogi Adityanath for 'anti-women' remarks

The Congress on Monday accused Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath of making ‘disparaging, distatateful and dishonourable’ remarks against country’s women on his website and demanded an apology from him.


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