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Reflect ‘real’ history in textbooks, RSS tells BJP ministers

Senior RSS leaders have reportedly told ministers from the BJP to lay emphasis on education, ensuring that textbooks reflect the ‘real’ history and to find a place for Sanskrit in the school curriculum.

BJP surpasses one and all in election campaigning

The Bharatiya Janata Party has turned out to be the number one party in the state when it comes to campaigning for the assembly polls. The BJP has held 193 major rallies with many national leaders taking part; Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself held nine rallies in the state to garner votes for the BJP.

Navi Mumbai airport to be operational by 2019, says CM

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday informed the state legislative council that the proposed international airport in Navi Mumbai is expected to be operational by 2019.

Jammu should vote against divisive BJP: Farooq Abdullah

President of National Conference (NC) Farooq Abdullah said people should vote in large number to defeat the divisive agenda of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

PDP government inevitable says Mufti Sayeed

People's Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed has said the formation of PDP government in Jammu and Kashmir was inevitable. He said the people have made up their mind to give PDP a chance to provide them "accountable and corruption-free government."

Congress accuses Omar of being an 'opportunist'

Congress party has accused Omar Abdullah of being an 'opportunist' and not ready for progressive agenda. Reacting to the remark by Omar Abdullah made other day that both former chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad and AICC vice-president Rahul Gandhi were opportunists.

Gurgaon: Man arrested for hoax bomb threat calls, says wanted to have fun

A 29-year-old man was arrested Thursday for making bomb threat calls for two consecutive days to police control rooms in Gurgaon and Delhi, police said. The man told police he wanted to have some fun.

'Reducing oestrogen levels could hold key to breast cancer treatment'

The study has shown that chances of recurrence of breast cancer reduce among women less than 35 when given a treatment that suppresses ovarian function in addition to drugs.

Onkar Shad CPM state secy, 30-member panel set up

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) passed a unanimous resolution laying stress on "continuing the affirmative political and economic struggle in the state" on the concluding day of its 15th state conference here on Thursday. The resolution, tabled by former CPI(M) state secretary Rakesh Singha on Wednesday, underlines the need to "carry the left-wing and democratic alternative agenda to the people so that a political alternative can be carved out".

Patients suffer as new norms impede clinical trials in India

Doctors have said the decline in the number of clinical trials is a loss to patients, who are being deprived of cutting edge drugs that clinical trials can offer.

India says Lakhvi's bail 'unfortunate', wants Sharif govt to reverse decision

Home minister Rajnath Singh termed the move 'unfortunate'. The external affairs ministry made it clear that the bail to Lakhvi, a key conspirator of the Mumbai attacks and a UN-designated terrorist, cannot be accepted.

J'khand: Suspected Maoists open fire at cops

Three unidentified armed persons, suspected Maoists open fired on the police leaving one injured at Amrapara area of Jharkhand’s Pakur district on Thursday, which will go to polls in the fifth and final phase of state assembly election on Saturday.

NC, PDP claim victory over Srinagar ahead of D-day

Both rival People's Democratic Party (PDP) and National Conference (NC) claim to have won Kashmir's springboard of politics Srinagar, also the state's summer capital, which holds key with eight assembly segments to scale up the parties' chances to rule the 87-member state.

Govt starts letting off over 1,000 separatists post-polls

Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir have started to release separatist leaders and their supporters rounded up in the wake of five-phase polls in the state.

Cong's agenda is development and performance: Sharma

Asserting that development and performance is his agenda, Congress candidate from Akhnoor and sitting MLA from the seat Sham Lal Sharma today said he is seeking votes on the basis of the work done by him in the constituency.
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