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Senior Congress leader Murli Deora dead

Senior Congress leader and ex-Union minister Murli Deora passed away in Mumbai on Monday morning after prolonged illness. He was 77 and is survived by his wife and two sons, including former MP Milind Deora.

Hope winter session will be result-oriented: Modi

'Last session of the Parliament was very productive, I am hopeful that the winter session will also be fruitful,' PM Narendra Modi said while addressing the media.

BSP MLA caught demanding money to dislodge Uttarakhand govt

The Bahujan Samaj Party's (BSP) Uttarakhand unit will probe allegations against Sarbat Karim Ansari, its lone MLA from Haridwar, who was reportedly caught on camera saying he can bring down the Harish Rawat-led Congress government in the state for Rs. 50 crore.

Beijing on mind, PM Modi in Pacific push

In yet another foreign policy push by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India will next year host a summit of 12 Pacific Island countries that are strategically important but have for long been neglected.

Centre asks whether CSAT should be rolled back

In a move that could give sleepless nights to lakhs of civil service aspirants, the government on Sunday asked political parties to take a stand on the changes it wanted in the civil services preliminary exam conducted by the UPSC.

Mamata neither acted responsible nor nationalistic, blogs Jaitley

On the eve of the winter session of Parliament, sparks flew between the government and the Opposition as finance minister Arun Jaitley accused Trinamool chief Mamata Banerjee of acting “neither responsible nor nationalistic”.

J-K: Campaigning ends for first phase, 15 constituencies to go polls on tommorrow

Jammu and Kashmir will vote from Tuesday in the assembly elections that have for the first time made the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) a major power, much to the chagrin of the state’s established parties. Campaigning for the first phase of the assembly elections ended on Sunday.

Contender for CBI's top job to be quizzed in graft probe

Top contender for CBI's top post and ministry of home affairs' special secretary, Prakash Mishra, has been booked for his alleged role in irregularities related to the award of contracts by the Odisha state police housing welfare corporation when he headed it.

Ignored in J-K, transgenders don’t register to vote

The third gender in Jammu and Kashmir has claimed ignorance and social stigma as reasons for low voter registeration in state, where only 97 transgenders registering are registered to vote.

Saarc summit may break Modi, Sharif ice

The 18th Saarc summit may see a thaw in India and Pakistan ties that have nosedived in recent months, with New Delhi Sunday not ruling out an informal meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif.

Crime against people from Northeast rises steadily: Police data

According to data compiled by Delhi police, till November 15 this year, it received 645 calls related to crime against people from the Northeast.

Rag-pickers to be trained in managing waste

The East Delhi Municipal Corporation along with its South Delhi counterpart is going to start a zero waste management scheme on a pilot basis in East Vinod Nagar and Dwarka areas.

A town decked up misses its date with Modi

Janakpur was decked up - but the date was not arriving. Modi, the Indian government officially announced on Sunday, would not travel to any place outside Kathmandu during his visit to Nepal for the Saarc summit.

Winter session of Parliament begins today

Opposition parties, led by the Congress, are set to play hardball over the Modi government’s legislative agenda on reforms even as the Centre has lined up an extensive list of business for the winter session of Parliament that starts Monday.

Modi auto meters high on popularity

The new GPS meters come with a screen flashing Modi’s picture while promoting his campaigns like Swachh Bharat and many autorickshaw drivers are lining up to get these meters installed in their vehicles.
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