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    Cong playing with fire by stoking up communal passions: BJP

    New Delhi: Hitting back after Congress’ march to Rashtrapati Bhavan, BJP today alleged the opposition party was playing with fire by “stoking up communal passions” by projecting “falsehoods”, asserting that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been the most powerful voice against bigotry and prejudice. Describing Congress chief Sonia Gandhi-led march as a “desperate attempt by a fading dynasty” to retain marginal relevance when it stared at “disaster” in the Bihar polls, BJP claimed

  • Sonia leads march to Prez, attacks PM on intolerance

    New Delhi: Taking to the streets, Congress President Sonia Gandhi today marched to Rashtrapati Bhavan with top party leaders against the climate of intolerance and accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of “endorsing” incidents of hate by his “silence”. Leading a delegation of over 100 leaders after a one kilometre walk from Parliament over the Raisina Hill, she handed over a memorandum to President Pranab Mukherjee, expressing grave concern at the “growing atmosphere of

  • Uber cab driver gets jail for life for raping woman executive

    New Delhi: Uber cab driver Shiv Kumar Yadav will spend the rest of his life behind the bars, with a Delhi court today sentencing him for the “remainder of his life” for raping a woman executive in his taxi 11 months ago, observing his acts were “against the society” and should be dealt with an “iron hand”.

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    Is Sri Lanka ‘slighting’ fishermen release request: Karunanidhi

    Chennai: Against the backdrop of over 100 Tamil Nadu fishermen continuing to be in Sri Lankan prisons, DMK chief Karunanidhi today wondered if the island nation was ‘slighting’ India’s request for their release. “Does the Central government accord importance to the representations of political parties and the state government over the travails of Tamil Nadu fishermen, or is the Sri Lankan government slighting India’s request (seeking fishermen release),” he asked in a statement

  • Muzaffarnagar riots:Bailable warrant against Balyan

    Muzaffarnagar: A fresh bailable warrant has been issued by a court here against Union Minister Sanjeev Balyan and BJP MLA Suresh Rana in connection with a case of violating prohibitory orders and inciting communal tension during the riots here in 2013. Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Sitaram issued bailable warrants against the two, directing them to appear before it on November 24 in connection with the case.

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    Sensex halts six-day losing run, ends higher by 31 pts

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex changed gears after six sessions of loss and rebounded over 31 points in a choppy trade today after value-buying in beaten-down blue-chips picked up, but fears over weak earnings weighed. The gains marked a recovery from over a four-week low. Mood brightened after core sector growth rose to a 4-month high of 3.2 per cent in September, brokers said.

  • RSS-affiliated BMS opposes proposed changes in Factories Act

    New Delhi: Raising strong objections to the proposed amendments in the Factories Act, RSS affiliate Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh has demanded key changes in it including reduction in working hours of workers from the proposed 12 to six hours a day. It has also sought decrease in the “threshold limit” (of workers employed) of factories to bring them under the purview of Factories Act. Since lessor number of workers are employed these days due

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    False accusations concocted against me: Vadra

    New Delhi: Robert Vadra today dismissed as “false accusations” reports related to an Enforcement Directorate raid against a Delhi-based company. “Here they go again …Whenever they get insecure, they concoct some false accusations on me. The nation is not misguided by their tactics anymore,” Vadra, who is son-in-law of Congress President Sonia Gandhi, said on his Facebook page. His reaction came a day after Agency sleuths searched the premises of a firm in

  • South Korea to probe more Volkswagen cars

    Seoul: South Korean authorities are set to examine more vehicles manufactured by German carmaker Volkswagen following an announcement that some of its larger models were also found to have rigged emission results, officials said on Tuesday.

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    VHP writes to LG to stop beef sale in Delhi hotels,restaurants

    New Delhi: Fuelling the beef debate further after the Kerala House controversy, Vishwa Hindu Parishad has written to Delhi Lt Governor demanding that alleged beef sale in hotel and restaurants in the national capital be checked immediately. The letter jointly signed by Kshetriya Gau Raksha Pramukh Rashtra Prakash and VHP Delhi state joint Secretary Ram Pal Singh Yadav appealed to LG Najeeb Jung to stop sale of beef in Delhi forthwith.

  • Chinese president’s Singapore visit to benefit bilateral ties

    Singapore: Chinese President Xi Jinping’s first state visit to Singapore this week will provide the platform for both countries to look at how to reposition the bilateral relationship, a top diplomat said on Tuesday.

  • UN panel head gears up for tough Syria gas attacks probe

    United Nations: A UN panel will soon begin work on tracking those responsible for deadly gas attacks in Syria, but the head of the investigation says it will be difficult to come up with a complete list of perpetrators.

  • Salman teaches Shah Rukh ‘Sultan’ moves on birthday

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan turned 50 and “Dabangg” Salman Khan gave him special birthday classes of wrestling moves he has learned while training for “Sultan”. SRK, who celebrated his birthday yesterday, posted an adorable picture of him and Salman sharing a wrestling pose. “Bhai teaching me the moves for ‘Sultan’ on my birthday,” the 50-year-old actor captioned the picture.

  • Former Mizoram minister Lal Thanzara files nomination

    Aizawl: Former Mizoram health minister Lal Thanzara of the ruling Congress today filed his nomination papers for the Assembly bypoll to the Aizawl North – III seat. Lal Thanzara was the first and the only one who filed nomination for the by-polls till today.

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    Modi is not ‘intolerant’ but ‘all inclusive’: Sayeed

    Srinagar: Amid the raging debate on ‘intolerance’, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today came out in support of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he is “not at all intolerant” but “all inclusive”. He also batted for dialogue with Pakistan and wanted the Prime Minister to break the ice during his upcoming visit here on November 7 like Atal Bihari Vajpayee launched the peace process in 2003 from the soil of

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    Sunny Leone does a striptease in Mastizaade

    After a lot of controversies and censorship rules, Mastizaade finally received a clearance for its release and the makers have kick started the promotions of the film in full swing. Sunny who is playing the double role of Laila Lele and Lily Lele will be seen doing a striptease scene in the film.

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    Sadhvi Prachi accuses Shah Rukh Khan of being a Paksitani agent

    Shah Rukh Khan, who turned 50 a day ago, has received one of the highest civilian awards Padma Shri. When he was quizzed recently about returning the honour due to the increasing intolerance in India, Shah Rukh Khan diplomatically maintained a stand and spoke about the growing religious intolerance and the current situation in our country. And it has rubbed self-proclaimed godman and Hindu political activist Sadhvi Prachi the wrong way.

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    Sanjay Gupta’s next Ek Tha Gangster to feature Abhishek Bachchan

    Over the years maverick director Sanjay Gupta has become synonyms for his gritty gangster flicks like the ‘Shootout’ series. Well after his recent release Jazbaa that featured Irrfan Khan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan we hear that Gupta is all set for his next that will feature Abhishek Bachchan.

  • Taliban splinter faction picks new leader

    Kabul: The splinter faction of the Afghanistan Taliban which has challenged Mullah Akhtar Mansoor’s leadership as illegitimate has picked a new leader, the media reported on Tuesday. “Mullah Omar’s close aide Mullah Mohammad Rasoul, who refused to make allegiance to Mansoor, was chosen by his supporters as the supreme leader of Taliban fighters on Monday,” Tolo television channel reported in its news bulletin. Neither the Taliban nor the Afghanistan government have commented on the

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    Sushant Singh Rajput to do a film making course in UCLA

    Sushant Singh Rajput, who was last seen in the detective drama Detective Byomkesh Bakshy is now all set to attend a film making course in USA. As per the news reports, since he has only one project in hand (the much talked about biopic on the Indian cricketer M.S.Dhoni), Sushant Singh Rajput felt that this is the right time for him to take a break and do the film making course in University