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Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah (File | EPS)
Karnataka polls will be secularism vs communalism contest: CM Siddaramaiah at Congress plenary session

Siddaramaiah said the poll results will work as a "stepping stone" for the 2019 general elections.

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Body of another militant found in Jammu and Kashmir from Pulwama encounter

The recovery from the site of yesterday's encounter in Pulwama district of south Kashmir takes the number of ultras killed in the operation to three.

7 hours ago

MPV blast killings: CRPF transfers CO of Sukma battalion

Prashant Dhar, the Commanding Officer (CO), has been transferred to the North East sector late last evening, pending inquiry, officials said.

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AAP supremo and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal | AFP File Photo
Senior AAP leader Phoolka favours autonomy for AAP Punjab unit, not split

The former leader of opposition in Punjab Assembly and MLA from Dakha also suggested that the state unit should function like a regional party with total independence on state matters.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi (File | PTI)
Centre working with states to ensure farmers get declared Minimum Support Price: PM Narendra Modi

The Prime Minister said all input costs would be included while fixing MSPs of various crops and this decision would help double farm income by 2022.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath (File | PTI)
Uttar Pradesh government transfers 37 IAS officers, five commissioners, 17 DMs

Five commissioners, Gorakhpur District Magistrate (DM) Rajiv Rautela, including DM of 17 districts were changed.

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Home Minister Rajnath Singh (File | PTI)
Won't mind crossing border to protect Kashmir: Home Minister Rajnath Singh

He said Kashmir's children were like his own and would not allow anyone brainwash them into radicalisation.

9 hours ago

Madhya Pradesh Governor and former Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel (File | PTI)
BJP assumed power at Centre due to PM Modi's ability to pick 'committed' workers: Madhya Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel

Patel had replaced Modi as the Gujarat Chief Minister after the latter became the prime minister in May 2014 and she stepped down as Gujarat Chief Minister in August 2016.

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Shashi Tharoor (File | PTI)
Give more autonomy to northeastern people, says Shashi Tharoor

Tharoor also voiced support for amending the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act as, according to him, it does more harm than good.

9 hours ago

Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge presented the party's political resolution draft at the plenary in New Delhi today. (Twitter@INCIndia)
Resurgent Congress shall win back idea of India as envisioned by founding fathers: Party's political resolution

The Congress today resolved to adopt a "pragmatic approach" for cooperation with all like-minded parties and evolve a common workable programme to defeat the BJP-RSS in 2019.

9 hours ago

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Militants fire at senior cop's cavalcade in Jammu and Kashmir

The militants fired at the cavalcade of senior superintendent of police of Shopian A S Dinkar in Harmain area of the district, a police official said.

9 hours ago

Police outside the school in Gurugram where a 7-year-old was found dead. (File | PTI)
Gurgaon schoolboy murder case: CBI summons three Gurugram Police officials

A student of a Gurugram School was found in a pool of blood, with his throat slit, inside the school premises on September 8 last year.

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Congress chief Rahul Gandhi addressing the plenary session of the party in New Delhi on Saturday, the first with a new leader in two decades (Twitter @INCIndia)
BJP spreads anger and hatred, we spread love: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi in inaugural plenary speech

Taking a jibe at the present dispensation, Gandhi said that crores of youths in the country, looking up to Modi, are not finding any anything as there were no jobs.

11 hours ago

Delhi chief secretary Anshu Prakash. | PTI File Photo
Chief Secretary assault: Delhi Police summons AAP MLAs Amanatullah Khan, Prakash Jarwal

The AAP leaders were arrested on February 21 for allegedly mishandling Anshu Prakash during a party meeting conducted at the residence of Delhi’s Chief Minister  Arvind Kejriwal.

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Fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya (File | PTI)
Liquor baron Vijay Mallya appears before UK Court in extradition case

Mallya is facing a trail in a UK Court, to rule if he can be extradited to India to face charges for financial irregularities.

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Congress chief Rahul Gandhi's Twitter handle is now @RahulGandhi (Screengrab)
Rahul Gandhi's official Twitter handle '@Office of RG' renamed '@Rahul Gandhi'

Known for his Twitter banters in openly criticising the union government, the Congress President has gained widespread popularity on the micro-blogging site, particularly since October last year.

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Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, his mother Sonia Gandhi and other senior party leaders at the plenary session in New Delhi (Express Photo | Shekhar Yadav)
AICC plenary session HIGHLIGHTS | Congress urges EC to use paper ballots instead of EVMs in future polls

Congress President Rahul Gandhi delivered a short address and inaugurated the second day of the party's plenary session today at the Constitution Club in New Delhi.

13 hours ago

PM Modi (File photo | PTI)
PM Narendra Modi to address 'Krishi Unnati Mela'

'Krishi Unnati Mela” is aimed at creating awareness about the latest technological developments in the agriculture and allied sectors among farmers.

14 hours ago

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu (Express Photo)
Economic offenders in Prime Minister’s Office sending wrong signals: Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu

Recalling several speculations that the NDA government would accord Special Category Status to AP if YSRC MPs resigned, he wondered what mistake the TDP had committed when it was in NDA.

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi with his mother and former president, Sonia Gandhi (File | PTI)
Hearing in National Herald case involving Sonia and Rahul Gandhi to continue today

In the last hearing, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy had produced an income tax order in court against the company.

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Private hospitals paying poor salaries, allege junior doctors

Setting up a private clinic is not a popular choice as it takes around one to two years to become famous enough to charge Rs 200 to Rs 300 per consultation. 

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