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About 100 terrorists preparing to infiltrate into India, Pak Army protecting

New Delhi: Almost 100 terrorists are being prepped in launch pads, under the protection of Pakistani infantry, to cross the Line of Control (LoC) and launch attacks in India.


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Surgical Strikes: Indian Army keen on releasing video footage, PM Modi to take

Amidst all the debates over the authenticity of the recent surgical strikes on terror launch pads across the Line on Control (LoC), the Indian Army has reportedly expressed its desire to release the footage of the September 29 strikes.


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BJP slams Kejriwal, Chidambaram for asking for proof of Army's surgical strike

The BJP today attacked Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Congress leader P Chidambaram for asking for the video evidence of the surgical strike conducted by the Indian Army across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir last week.


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Kejriwal urges PM Modi to prove Pak's lying and strikes took place

Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a new video to "prove Pakistan's false propaganda" about the surgical strikes that were conducted by the army across the Line of Control last week.


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Will take some days to bring back soldier in Pak captivity: Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said it will take "some days" to bring back Army soldier Chandu Babulal Chavan, who is in Pakistan's custody after inadvertently crossing the Line of Control, and a "well-established" mechanism has been activated to secure his release.


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India dismisses UN's remarks that no firing was 'directly observed' along LoC

India has dismissed remarks made by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's spokesperson Stephane Dujarric that the UN Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) "has not directly observed any firing across the LoC related to the latest incidents", a reference to the surgical strikes conducted by India on September 29 targeting terror launch pads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.


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Hafiz Saeed: PM Modi staged surgical strike 'drama' amid domestic pressure

Hafiz Saeed, chief of to Jamaat-Ud-Dawah (JUD), an Islamic charity linked to outlawed militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba (Let) has slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that New Delhi staged "surgical strike" drama following domestic pressure on Indian PM to retaliate after 19 soldiers were killed in an attack on an army base in Uri sector in Jammu and Kashmir.


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India carries out surgical strikes targeting terrorist camps across LoC

New Delhi: India has carried out surgical strikes targeting "launch pads" for terrorists across the Line of Control (LoC), the Army said in a press conference on Thursday. It was revealed during a media briefing at the Ministry of External Affairs that the strike was carried out on Wednesday night.


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PM Modi's meet to review Most Favoured Nation status to Pak postponed

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting to discuss Most Favoured Nation status to Pakistan has been postponed to next week. The PM instead chaired an urgent review of security arrangements along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir after Pakistan violated the ceasefire yesterday.


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Pakistan isolated? After India, more countries pull out of Islamabad SAARC

It seems finally Pakistan is getting isolated as after India, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Bhutan have also pulled out of the SAARC Summit in Islamabad in November, saying the environment is not right for the successful holding of the meet.


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Senior AAP leader Shakeel-ur Rahman quits party, calls Kejriwal anti-Muslim

In another big blow for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), a senior leader of the party, Shakeel-ur-Rahman, today resigned from the party. He was party's sector in-charge, Assembly spokesman as well as a very well known and popular leader.


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Katju's 'Bihar-Kashmir package deal' remark causes outrage

Former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju sure knows how to stay in the limelight. His recent comment apparently denigrating Bihar has kicked up a political storm, with some political leaders on Tuesday calling it a fit case of sedition and demanding for his arrest.


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India to rethink 'Most Favoured Nation' status to Pakistan, PM Modi calls

New Delhi: Maintaining its tough stance against Pakistan after the Uri terror attack, India will now look into whether to withdraw Most Favoured Nation status to that country. In this regard, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called a meeting with top officials on Thursday for a review.


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Sushma Swaraj all set to give 'stinging reply' to Pakistan in UN speech

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will give a stinging response to Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's "tirade" on Kashmir at the UN General Assembly and attack the country for using terrorism as an "instrument of state policy," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup told reporters.


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Indus waters treaty to remain, but India has an ace up its sleeve

New Delhi: India has ruled out cancelling the Indus Waters Treaty With Pakistan, but the government is reportedly looking into ways of increasing its use of waters that flow from India but are controlled by Pakistan, which Islamabad is not going to like.


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Rahul Gandhi blames BJP-RSS after shoe attack during UP roadshow

Sitapur: Rahul Gandhi blamed the BJP and the RSS after he was attacked with a shoe during a roadshow in Uttar Pradesh on Monday. The shoe missed him narrowly after which the attacker was arrested.


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Navtej Sarna appointed India's ambassador to the US

New Delhi: India's High Commissioner to UK Navtej Sarna has been appointed as ambassador to the US. This will be a high-profile posting for Sarna where he will face the task of engaging with a new administration in Washington following the November 8 Presidential poll.


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Vishal Dadlani apologises to Jain monk Tarun Sagar in person

Chandigarh: Music composer Vishal Dadlani, who was slammed for his sarcastic tweet on Jain monk Tarun Sagar last month, today met the spiritual leader at his ashram in Chandigarh to offer his latest apology, in person.


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Mulayam calls parliamentary board meeting to diffuse SP crisis

Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has called the party's parliamentary board meeting on Friday to end the crisis. On Wednesday, during a function in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav...


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China supports two-step approach within NSG for entry of non-NPT states

New Delhi [India]: China on Tuesday said that it supports the notion of a two-step approach within the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) to address non- Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) states' participation, which includes India and Pakistan.


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Nitish-Shahabuddin verbal war just a smokescreen, they are in cahoots: Giriraj

Patna (Bihar) [India], Sept. 14: Union Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Giriraj Singh has accused Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and former Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Shahabuddin of teaming up and said that their current verbal war was just a smokescreen to hide their devious intentions.


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Three-day BRICS Urbanisation Forum Meet to begin in Vizag today

Visakhapatnam [India], Sept. 14: The Visakhapatnam district administration and the city police are geared up for the smooth conduct of the Third BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) Urbanisation Forum Meet with the theme- "Building responsive, inclusive and collective solutions for urbanisation" which will start from today.


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Will take decision after having word with Mulayam Singh: Shivpal Yadav

Saifai (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Sept. 14: After Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav removed his uncle and party member Shivpal Yadav from all key ministerial portfolios, the latter on Wednesday said he would follow the decision of the party and carry out the work assigned to him with dedication.


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No need to worry on Lalu-Nitish' bond: JD (U)

New Delhi [India], Sept. 14: The Janata Dal (United) on Wednesday said there is no need to worry on the bond shared between Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, as both of them are matured leaders.


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UP CM Akhilesh breaks silence, says 'this is fight in govt. not within family'

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Sept. 14: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday downplayed reports of a rift between him and senior Samajwadi Party leader Shivpal Singh Yadav, saying this was a fight in the government and not a family tussle.


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Embraer aircraft deal: Defence Ministry writes to CBI, seeks preliminary inquiry

New Delhi [India], Sept. 14: The Defence Ministry has written to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and sought preliminary inquiry in the 2008 Embraer aircraft deal.


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Navjot Singh Sidhu formally resigns from BJP

Chandigarh [India], Sept. 14: Cricketer-turned-politician and former Rajya Sabha member Navjot Singh Sidhu on Wednesday formally resigned from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).


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Akhilesh strips Shivpal off key ministries despite elevation to SP chief in UP

Lucknow [India]: The Samajwadi Party on Tuesday replaced Akhilesh Yadav with his uncle Shivpal Singh Yadav as its new chief in Uttar Pradesh, however there was a downside to the development as Shivpal was stripped off his key ministries.


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India, Pak security forces exchange sweets on Eid al-Adha

Jammu (JK) [India], Sept. 13: Putting aside the ongoing hostilities between the two countries, Indian and Pakistani security forces on Tuesday exchanged sweets at various border points on the occasion of Eid al-Adha.


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Lalu downplays 'paristhitiyon ke neta' remark, slams media

New Delhi, [India] Sept 13.: In wake of the ongoing row over gangster-turned politician Mohammed Shahabuddin's critical remarks for the Bihar Chief Minister, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav on Tuesday held the media responsible for the controversy and asserted that Nitish Kumar is the leader of the grand alliance ruling the state.


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