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Congress President Sonia Gandhi (File|AFP)
SC defers hearing of election petition against Sonia Gandhi

The election petition filed by one Ramesh Singh contended that Sonia Gandhi has dual citizenship, as she is an Italian citizen by birth.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. (File Photo | AFP)
Supreme Court stays UP court summons to Kejriwal, Vishwas 

The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the summons issued against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and AAP leader Kumar Vishwas by a court in Uttar Pradesh.

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Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit coming out of External Affairs Ministry in South Block after he was sommond in New Delhi on Thursday.  (Shekhar Yadav | EPS)
Pakistan High Commission staffer detained for espionage, released later

Pak High Commission staffer was today detained after he was found in possession of defence documents while two others were arrested on espionage charges, police said.

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British Prime Minister Theresa May | AP
Kashmir a matter for India, Pakistan to sort out: British PM

The British PM is scheduled to arrive in New Delhi on November 6 for her first overseas bilateral visit outside Europe.

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Supreme Court | File Photo
Ghost of transparency pops up again as SC casts aside seniority

Six Chief Justices of High Courts shortlisted for elevation, ignoring senior Madras and Delhi Chief Justices.

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Akhilesh tells Guv he has the numbers; sparks more speculations

Akhilesh Yadav met Governor Ram Naik on Wednesday, sparking off speculation about what may have led to the sudden visit.

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Sidhu to face trial for taking government official’s help for polls

 The Supreme Court on Wednesday held there was no evidence to prove that cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu had exceeded the `25 lakh…

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Modi with  his New Zealand counterpart  John Key and his wife Bronagh Key in New Delhi | shekhar yadav
New Zealand non-committal on support for NSG membership bid

India hailed New Zealand’s “constructive approach” to its Nuclear Suppliers Group membership bid after Prime Minister Narendra Modi…

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Pari-war far from over, Shivpal announces CM loyalist’s ouster

SP Uttar Pradesh president expels Pawan Pandey for allegedly assaulting an MLC whom Akhilesh Yadav had accused of planting stories in media against him

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Don’t behave like Mallya, return to India, HC tells meat exporter Qureshi

Don’t behave like Vijay Mallya, Delhi High Court on Wednesday told controversial meat exporter Moin Qureshi and directed him to return to India…

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Jawan, 10 others hurt in Pak firing, locals flee

A Border Security Force officer was injured when a shell fired by Pakistani Rangers exploded near him during ceasefire violations on Tuesday night along…

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Air-India preps up to spread its wings to regional towns

 Some 10-12 towns will get on to the aviation map of the country with Air-India planning new flights as part of the country’s Regional Connectivity…

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi | PTI
Union Budget will be presented a month in advance, says Modi 

The Prime Minister urged states to align their plans with the new date so that they could take maximum advantage.

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BSF officer injured in Pakistan shelling

A BSF officer was injured as Pakistani Rangers pounded civilian areas and Indian military posts in two sectors of the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir.

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One-man judicial panel on OROP submits report to Parrikar

The one-man judicial committee on One Rank One Pension (OROP) set up by the government submitted its report to Manohar Parrikar.

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Akhilesh Yadav | PTI
Akhilesh's 'Vikas' rath yatra from November 3

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav finalised its Vikas rath yatra, which will leave from here to Kanpur on November 3.

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Union Budget to be presented one month in advance: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the Union Budget will be presented about a month in advance to ensure speedier implementation of the projects…

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JNU campus
Najeeb was naive, incapable of attacking anyone, says missing JNU student's roommate

Missing JNU student Najeeb Ahmed was "very mild-mannered and was always studying", says his roommate Mohd. Qasim, who denies writing a letter…

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CRPF | File photo
Paramilitary procurements for Jammu and Kashmir

Union Home Ministry has sanctioned an array of anti-riot equipment, armoured vehicles and high-altitude gear for procurement by the Central paramilitary forces.

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An elderly person seeking permission from security personnel guarding during curfew in Srinagar (File | PTI)
Police arrests four persons for fuelling unrest in Kashmir 

Police claimed it arrested four persons including two active members of militant group for fueling and sustaining the present unrest. 

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OIC has no locus standi to comment on Kashmir: India

OIC has been used by Pakistan to rally international opinion against India on the issue of Kashmir.

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