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Congress, Janata factions and TMC plan strategy to corner NDA

With the NDA still in minority in the Rajya Sabha, different Opposition parties are coming together to give the government a tough time in the forthcoming winter session.

Local residents hated Rampal and his followers

Controversial Haryana spiritual leader Rampal may have had an army of supporters to keep police at bay for two days before he was arrested, but locals around his Barwala ashram celebrated the news with song and dance, showing their contempt for the man and his followers.

BJP committed to 'integration' of J-K with India:Amit Shah

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Amit Shah on Thursday said that the party was not only aiming to achieve its 'Mission 44+' in Jammu and Kashmir but also committed to the state's 'integration' with India.

After ‘roti, kapda aur makaan’, India now needs more

In the run up to the parliamentary elections earlier this year, before Narendra Modi rode to power in New Delhi, the man meant different things to different people: Some saw him creating masses of jobs and bringing down prices, others were certain he was going to weed out corruption and fix everything that ailed India’s healthcare and education.

Omar criticises BJP for 'doublespeak' on Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday criticised the BJP for what he said was the party's "doublespeak" on the issue of Article 370.

Modi’s Nepal visit plans scaled down, row erupts

In an announcement that sent ripples across Kathmandu’s political spectrum, the Nepal government has said India has ‘conveyed’ to them that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not visit Janakpur, Lumbini and Muktinath.

Maharashtra: BJP willing to take Shiv Sena on board?

In yet another indication of its willingness to make the Shiv Sena part of the Maharashtra government, the BJP said on Thursday it was in talks with its former ally and expected positive results.

Jharkhand MLA hopefuls campaign in absentia

For villagers living in Jharkhand’s Maoist-dominated areas, the pomp and show of seeing a political rally, and the hope of being heard by an MLA hopeful are but dreams.

Saharanpur: Dead rat found in midday meal

A dead rat was found in the midday meal that was to be served to 107 students of two local primary schools in Saharanpur on Thursday.

Geelani calls for shutdown on poll day

Hardline Hurriyat chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Thursday called for a complete shutdown on November 25, the day polling will start for the first phase in Jammu and Kashmir

Taj proceeds should be given to Waqf Board: Azam

Uttar Pradesh minister and senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan suggested Thursday that all proceeds of the Taj Mahal should be handed over to the Wakf Board of the state.

After 9-year wait, Sena man to wear gold chappals to celebrate Narayan Rane’s loss

After Narayan Rane’s defeat from Malvan in the recent Maharashtra assembly polls, Sena workers plan to present him on Sunday gold-plated footwear to mark his 'nine-year sacrifice'.

China has illegally occupied Aksai Chin: Rajnath

Raising the pitch against China for its repeated incursions, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said China had 'illegally occupied Aksai Chin in Ladakh" and incursions by Chinese troops don't augur well for maintaining cordial ties.'

AgustaWestland: Chargesheet names Khaitan, wife

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday filed a chargesheet before a Delhi court in the 2013 AgustaWestland multi-crore scam, accusing businessman Gautam Khaitan and others, including two Italian nationals, of laundering money.

Injured BJP candidate campaigns in ambulance

The sight of its injured candidate with his hand in a plaster, going around in an ambulance, asking the people to vote for him has given the BJP a boost ahead of this month’s polls in Jharkhand’s Latehar district.
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