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BJP seeks police permission for sit-in at Mamata’s dharna spot

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The ‘Save Democracy’ dharna will raise demand for restoring democracy in the state: Sayantan Basu Kolkata: The BJP’s West Bengal unit has sought permission from the Kolkata Police to conduct a dharna later this month at the same spot in the city where West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had organised a sit-in demonstration last week. The party has already sent ...

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We know how to fulfil our demands: Chandrababu Naidu warns Centre on Andhra special status issue

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Chandrababu Naidu began his day-long fast at the Andhra Bhawan on Monday demanding special status for his state. New Delhi: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N Chandrababu Naidu on Monday warned the Centre and said that if the Modi government does not pay heed to their special category status demand, they know the ways to ...

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With ‘EVM’, lotus can bloom even in London and America: Shiv Sena

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Shiv Sena has yet again attacked the Centre over a wide range of issues.  MUMBAI: BJP’s estranged NDA ally Shiv Sena has once again attacked the saffron party over its doublespeak on its alliance with the Maharashtra-based party and its over-confidence that it can win maximum seats in the state in the upcoming Lok Sabha election 2019. The Uddha Thackeray-led party ...

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It’s a ‘chor show’: BJP on Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s roadshow in Lucknow

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Priyanka Gandhi will hold her first mega roadshow in Lucknow on Monday. LUCKNOW: While the mood is upbeat among the Congress workers in Lucknow over Priyanka Gandhi’s first mega roadshow in Lucknow, the BJP on Monday termed it as a ‘chor show’ (show of thieves). Hitting out at the main opposition party, BJP leader Siddhartha Nath Singh said, ”They’re calling this ...

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Srinagar Jammu highway closed for fourth consecutive day

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Srinagar: The Jammu-Srinagar highway was shut for the fourth consecutive day on Saturday due to the accumulation of snow at various places. An official said that snow clearance operation is going on in the Bannihal area while landslide debris is being cleared at Digdol, Panthal, Battery Chashma and Anokhi Falls in the Ramsoo-Ramban sector. “The decision regarding allowing the movement ...

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Black flags shown to PM Modi for second consecutive day in Assam

The Prime Minister, who is on a two-day visit to the Northeast, arrived in Assam on Friday evening. Guwahati: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Saturday shown black flags in at least two places in Guwahati for a second consecutive day over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. The Prime Minister, who is on a two-day visit to the Northeast, arrived in ...

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PM Modi should answer if Rafale deal meant to strengthen IAF or industrialist: Shiv Sena

The Sena, in an editorial in its mouthpiece ‘Saamana’ said Modi gave a speech on “patriotism” in Parliament on Thursday and defended the deal. Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Saturday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should answer whether the Rafale deal was meant to strengthen the Air Force or a financially-troubled industrialist. The party’s remarks came after a report in ...

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GoAir flight with 185 passengers onboard suffers mid-air engine snag, forced to turn back to Ahmedabad

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The engine of the GoAir Airbus Neo aircraft, flying from Ahmedabad to Kolkata, faced a snag after taking off. A Kolkata-bound GoAir flight was forced to turn back to Ahmedabad after suffering mid-air technical snag on Wednesday. The plane, which had 185 passengers on board, made a safe emergency landing at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport. The engine of the GoAir ...

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Bajrang Dal to counsel young couples celebrating Valentine’s Day

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Bajrang Dal here Wednesday said it would oppose any special offers announced by pubs and others for Valentine’s Day on February 14 and would counsel young couples against celebrating it. Hyderabad: Bajrang Dal here Wednesday said it would oppose any special offers announced by pubs and others for Valentine’s Day on February 14 and would counsel young couples against celebrating ...

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Robots as waiters at first of its kind restaurant in Hyderabad

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These robots are called ‘Beauty Serving Robot’. At present, there are four robots that are being used. Getting food delivered through drones seems to be old news now. The new thing in fashion is food being served by waiters at restaurants. In a first of its kind restaurant named Robo Kitchen in Hyderabad, robots will be bringing the dishes of ...

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