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I-T dept seizes Rs 106 crore, 127 kg gold in Chennai

A contractor working with the state government has claimed the entire money and the gold as his own.

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Congress Party Vice President Rahul Gandhi (File Photo | PTI)
Government not allowing me to speak, there will be earthquakes if I do: Rahul Gandhi

With parliament set to conclude in just four days, the consistent disagreement between opposition and  government have left parliament paralysed.

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13 teachers killed in road mishap in Punjab

The police said the teachers were on their way to duty and that the cause of the mishap was poor visibility due to dense fog.

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Rescue operations continue in Andamans, 300 tourists evacuated

Six naval ships, two of these from Coast Guard, sailed out in the morning hours from Port Blair for the rescue operations, the official said.

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The story of how demonetisation was kept a closely guarded secret

The announcement that caused chaos throughout the country showed Modi was willing to act quickly even when the risks were high.

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SC dismisses Centre’s contention over the Cauvery water dispute between southern states

A three-judge bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra said that all the appeals filed by the southern states against the Tribunal's award are maintainable.

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Bank manager confined, thrashed by irate customers

An FIR has been registered against 20 persons, including four identified accused, for assaulting the bank official.

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'Legion' hacks Vijay Mallya’s Twitter account; threatens to expose many more

Later, ‘Legion’ pinned up a tweet stating that the businessman was not blackmailed and that he was only creating propaganda.

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Defence minister Manohar Parrikar (File Photo | PTI)
Deeply pained by allegations against army: Parrikar to Mamata

In a strongly worded letter, Parrikar said that while political parties and politicians may have the luxury of making "wild and unsubstantiated allegations.

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US Congress clears decks for India to become key defence partner

The US federal law for defence budget asks for necessary steps to recognise India as America's major defence partner.

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Senior BJP leader LK Advani (File | PTI)
Senior BJP leaders left fuming over Parliament gridlock

Incidentally, the Trinamool Congress MP Idris Ali confronted Advani after the Lok Sabha was adjourned during the Question Hour on Thursday.

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Scrapped notes run the show in Nagaland

According to government estimates Nagaland has been visited by over 80,000 tourists in the last one week.

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Gautami Tadimalla meets Prime Minister Modi. (File Photo)
'Why secrecy about Jayalalithaa's death?' Gautami asks Modi to probe

In her official blog, Gauthami wrote a post addressed to PM Modi with questions about the death of the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister.

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Dear government, cashless society doesn’t mean cashless ATMs

Though govt claims 95% of ATMs have been re-calibrated, most of them still don’t have cash; authorities propose plan to boost digital payments.   

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Outgoing US defence secy in Delhi with Trump’s ‘secret’ letter to Modi

On November 9, when Donald Trump was elected as the next US President, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated him over phone by saying he is looking forward to working with him closely to take

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Opposition MPs stage a ‘black day’ protest against demonetisation at Parliament in New Delhi on Thursday | Express
For God’s sake, do your job: Pranab Mukherjee tells Parliamentarians

With the winter session of Parliament in a limbo ever since it started, a visibly upset President Pranab Mukherjee upbraided the Opposition for disruptions, telling them in no uncertain terms that the

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CMs’ cashless  nation mantra: Tap Aadhaar and Android

Admitting that there are challenges for migrating to cashless transactions, the chief ministers’ panel headed by  Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandra Babu Naidu on Thursday stated the panel was lo

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Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu and Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi at Parliament House in New Delhi on Wednesday | shekhar yadav
Notes ban: Oppn observes ‘black day’, BJP calls it ‘black money support day’

Minister of Information and Broadcasting Venkaiah Naidu rephrased the Opposition protests as “black money support day”.

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Triple talaq cruel, impeding India from becoming a nation: HC

Court junks plea for protection from harassment by parents & cops, says petitioner married co-litigant after divorcing first wife by uttering talaq thrice at one go

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PM's "cashless economy" dream actually becoming cash less?

The Prime Minister is appealing to everyone to adopt cashless methods to make small or big deals. And it seems the ATMs across the nation have been taking the lead ever since the demonetisation drive

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Forget Rs 24,000 say cashless banks as they set low withdrawal limit for customers

The bank branches are getting cash but not enough to meet their requirements and the banks are now rationing cash to the customers.

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