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Vasundhara Raje lashes out at Sharad Yadav for body-shaming her


Jhalawar, Rajasthan: Incumbent Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje on Friday lashed out at Sharad Yadav for remarks that most felt were highly objectionable and derogatory. Yadav had recently said last Friday that Raje must be given rest in a reference to her weight. “Vasundhara ko aaram do, bahut moti ho gari hai, thak gayi hain (Let Vasundhara rest, she has gained weight, is very tired),” he had said. It ...

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Maharashtra government orders demolition of Nirav Modi’s beach-facing bungalow in Alibaug


Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has told the Bombay High Court that it has ordered demolition of fugitive jeweller Nirav Modi’s illegal bungalow built along the beach at Alibaug in adjoining Raigad district. Government counsel advocate P B Kakade told a bench of Chief Justice Naresh Patil and Justice M S Karnik on Thursday that it had served demolition notices to ...

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Permission to make in-flight calls, surf web likely by January


New Delhi: Rules to allow use of mobile phones for making calls and internet surfing during flights in the Indian airspace could come as early as January, after Law Ministry gives its concurrence, telecom minister Manoj Sinha indicated on Wednesday. Telecom Ministry is currently awaiting the views of Law Ministry on in-flight connectivity rules and is hopeful of notifying the ...

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Hyderabad will be Bhagyanagar, Karimnagar as Karipuram if BJP wins: Yogi Adityanath


Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath has been a visible face for BJP during campaigning in Telangana ahead of assembly polls here. Among the promises made, he said on Wednesday that if his party is voted to power, Hyderabad would be renamed Bhagyanagar while Karimnagar district would be renamed Karipuram. While Adityanath had previously spoken about Hyderabad’s name being changed, he ...

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UP govt renames road after slain police officer killed in Bulandshahr violence


The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday announced the renaming of the road leading to the village of slain police Inspector Subodh Kumar Singh, who was killed in Bulandshahr violence, to ‘Shri Subodh Kumar Singh Shahid Marg’. The Jaithari-Kuraoli road leading to the village in Etah will be renamed. On December 3, Subodh Kumar was killed in the violence, which took ...

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On last day of election campaign, PM Modi launches all out attack on Congress in Rajasthan


Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a stinging attack on the Congress leadership, accusing party chief Rahul Gandhi and his family of corruption and crediting his government for catching Christian Michel.   Hours before campaigning is to end in Rajasthan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a stinging attack on the Congress leadership, accusing party chief Rahul Gandhi and his family of ...

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Two Solidiers injured in Uri Ceasefire violation

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  Arif Qurashi Uri, Dec 05 : Two  army soldiers were injured in a ceasefire violation along the Line of Control in Uri Sector of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district on  Wednesday. Official sources said Pakistani troops attacked army posts at Kamalkote in Uri today morning. In the incident two soldiers suffered injuries and have been hospitilized. The soldiers mainning the ...

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Monetary policy review: RBI keeps repo rate unchanged at 6.5%


  Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday left the key interest rates unchanged at its fifth bi-monthly monetary policy. Five out of the six-member Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voted in favour of keeping the repo rate unchanged at 6.50 percent and the reverse repo rate at 6.25 percent. In its last monetary policy in October, RBI had ...

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