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Yasin Malik produced before Delhi court in terror funding case


New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency Wednesday produced JKLF chief Yasin Malik before a Delhi court in connection with a case related to funding of separatists and terror groups in Jammu and Kashmir. Malik was produced before special judge Rakesh Syal. He was on Tuesday shifted to Delhi’s Tihar Jail after the NIA secured his production remand in connection with the ...

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Subramanian Swamy punches hole in BJP’s election manifesto, points at two ‘blunders’


 The BJP, which released its ‘Sankalp Patra’ on Monday, vowed to double the income of farmers by 2022.  NEW DELHI: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy took to Twitter Wednesday to point at two “blunders” in the party’s election manifesto. The BJP, which released its Sanklap  Patra’ on Monday, vowed to double the income of ...

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After fiery Twitter spat, PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti blocks cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir


Gambhir, who has over nine million followers on Twitter, recently sparred with National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on the issue of autonomy to Jammu and Kashmir.      NEW DELHI/SRINAGAR: Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti Tuesday blocked cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir after exchanging sharp barbs on Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir on Twitter. The spat ensued after Mufti criticised ...

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SC to hear Rafale review petitions on merits, dismisses Centre’s preliminary objections seeking review


The SC on Wednesday dismissed Centre’s preliminary objections seeking review of earlier judgment giving clean chit to the government in Rafale deal with France.   In a major blow for the government, the Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed Centre’s preliminary objections seeking review of earlier judgment giving clean chit to the government in Rafale deal with France. A SC bench ...

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IIM Bangalore topples IIM Ahmedabad in NIRF Rankings 2019 to emerge as India’s top B-School


Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore overtook IIM Ahmedabad in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Rankings, to become the leading business school of the country in 2019. IIM Ahmedabad, which was ranked number 1 under the Management category in NIRF 2018 and 2017, settled at the second spot in the latest rankings. The fourth edition of the Indian rankings ...

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BJP’s poll manifesto voice of an isolated man: Rahul


New Delhi, April 09: In a scathing criticism of the BJP’s manifesto for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said it was the voice of “an isolated man”, besides being “short sighted” and “arrogant”. The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) released its manifesto for the high-stakes general election starting April 11 on Monday, promising to implement ...

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Journalists demand probe into threatening calls to GK


Jammu, April 09: The journalists from Poonch and Rajouri districts of Jammu region called for a thorough investigation into the threatening calls received by the staff of English daily, Greater Kashmir. District Journalist Association, Poonch, through its General Secretary Ishrat Butt demanded an in depth probe into the threats to Greater Kashmir. “Threatening calls to Greater Kashmir’s Jammu office is ...

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PDP Chief Mehbooba Mufti ‘blocks’ BJP’s Gautam Gambhir On Twitter


New Delhi: Two days before the first phase of Lok Sabha election, PDP’ chief Mehbooba Mufti indulges in a heated verbal spat with BJP’s newly inducted cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir on Twitter. On Monday, Mehbooba Mufti took a jibe at BJP after a Public Interest Litigation was moved in Delhi High Court to sought direction to the Election Commission of India ...

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‘Congress speaking Pakistan’s language’: PM Modi at Maharashtra rally


New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday continued his spate of attack on the Congress alleging that the principal Opposition party is speaking the language that Pakistan speaks. PM Modi said the Congress’s election manifesto has promises that suit Pakistan’s position on Jammu and Kashmir and terrorism. “The Congress says Article 370 won’t be removed. The language of the Congress’s ...

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