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New book on Shastri’s death points towards poisoning

After 52 years, the mysterious death of former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri has once again come to the limelight...

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Rebels keep BJP guessing in Rajasthan as polls near

Party seeks to return to power in the Assembly polls likely to be held in December.   Rebels in Rajasthan...

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Retailers will observe bandh against FDI

More than 7 crore retail traders will observe one day’s nationwide ‘Trade Bandh’ on 28 September against Walmart-Flipkart deal and...

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We strive to democratise customer science: Dunnhumby CEO

‘Single regulator for e-commerce will cut multiplicity of authorities and curb monopolistic tendencies. It will also bring uniformity and cohesiveness...

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Chicago meet asked Modi to free Hindu temples

Freeing Hindu temples from government control, establishing 20 internships for aspiring politicians and developing scholarship in religious studies were some...

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Anti WHC petitions didn’t deter US Congressman

‘I came here because I believe in the highest form of Hinduism, which embraces everyone including my constituents.’   US...

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‘Hindu voice being heard, in spite of challenges’

‘Dharmik forces must stay in power in India for the Vedic traditions to renew themselves and gain their proper respect.’...

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Bhagwat calls for Hindu unity at Chicago event, PM sends video message

The top leaders of the Hindu Diaspora gathered here from across the globe gave a clarion call to unite and...

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Rahul attended nine out of Parliament’s 76 External Affairs meetings

Congress president Rahul Gandhi attended only nine out of the 76 meetings that the Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs...

New Delhi: Union Statistics and Programme Implementation Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda addresses at the All India Review Meeting on Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS), in New Delhi on Aug 30, 2018. (Photo: IANS/PIB)

Over Rs 12,000 crore MPLADS funds not utilised since 2004

Uttar Pradesh tops the list of states with unspent funds, followed by Bihar, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.   More than...

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Govt starts process to reform family laws

Law Commission’s paper suggests inclusion of rights of illegitimate children and self-acquired property of a Hindu women.   The government...

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Out on bail, but Desai still in Dental Council

Ketan Desai, who resigned from the post of president of the Medical Council of India (MCI) following alleged corruption charges...

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‘India all set to be second largest steel producer’

Aim is to raise production to 300 MT by 2031 from 100 MT now: Minister of Steel.   For the...

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New mining policy on the anvil

The aim is to provide a level playing field to public and private sector firms.   The Centre is likely...

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Chhattisgarh Congress faces rumbles over applications

The decision to ‘invite’ applications for contesting Assembly elections has led to resentment.   The Chhattisgarh Congress’ decision to “invite”...

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Book on Patel will talk of his conflicts with Nehru

The book says that Patel was against taking the Kashmir issue to the UN and had misgivings about Article 370....

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New telecom policy set to put the sector back on tracks

The new policy envisages an investment of $100 billion in the communications industry by 2022.   The new telecom policy...

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Game-changing motor vehicles bill stalled again in RS

Bill will unleash radical reforms in transport sector. Sources say that a corrupt RTO lobby is working  to block the...

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BJP will take the alliance route in Tamil Nadu

The party wants to become one of the main ‘players’ in state politics and this can happen only with the...

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Top BJP body to meet in Delhi

National Executive meet to set tone for upcoming Assembly and LS polls.   Senior Bhartiya Janata Party leaders from across...

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Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman election may be postponed

The election for the post of Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha is likely to be postponed till the next session...

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Insurers sitting on crores of unclaimed funds

IRDA orders to disburse the amount have fallen on companies’ deaf ears.   As many as 23 insurance companies are...

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Over 50% medical tourists to India are from Bangladesh

Also from: Afghanistan (55,681), Iraq (47,640), Maldives (45,355), Oman (28,157) and Yemen (11,903).   Indian medical care facility appears to...

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‘Centre’s guidelines boon for direct selling companies’

Companies involved in direct selling business have welcomed the Centre’s guidelines, which made product specification guarantee mandatory among other things,...