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  • Congress protests in Lok Sabha; government says its conduct is shameful

    New Delhi: Congress members’ protest over Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s attack on his predecessor Manmohan Singh during the Gujarat polls drew condemnation from the government, which accused it of holding “mock proceedings” in the House in violation of the Chair’s rulings.

  • Gujarat Election results gave a massive jolt to BJP, says Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the Gujarat election result has dealt a “massive jolt” to the BJP and raised questions about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s credibility because of his silence on corruption charges including BJP chief Amit Shah’s son Jay Shah’s meteoric business rise.

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    Will Smith and cast of ‘Bright’ enjoy ‘desi outing’ in Mumbai

    Mumbai: The cast of Netflix movie ‘Bright’, which includes Will Smith, Noomi Rapace and Joel Edgerton, are in Mumbai and the fans were in for a treat as the Hollywood star attempted an Indian dance move on the stage while promoting his movie. At the event, Smith shared his thoughts about working in ‘Bright’, where he plays an African-American cop, who is a racist.

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    Government, opposition to discuss PM Modi’s allegations against Manmohan Singh

    New Delhi, The government on Tuesday invited all the opposition parties to discuss a way out of the impasse in the Rajya Sabha over the allegations levelled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi against his predecessor Manmohan Singh. The Congress, which has been demanding Modi’s apology over the remarks, agreed to the idea after Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu held an informal meeting with the treasury and opposition leaders to break the

  • Lionel Messi receives awards for top scorer, best player in La Liga

    Barcelona: Barcelona star Lionel Messi has received La Liga’s top scorer and best player awards for the 2016-2017 football season. The Argentine striker scored 37 goals in league action last season to earn his fourth Pichichi award for most goals in La Liga and his fifth Alfredo Di Stefano trophy for best player, reports Efe.

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    2,965 girls went missing in Maharashtra in six months this year: CM Devendra Fadnavis

    Nagpur, As many as 2,965 girls have gone missing from Maharashtra in the first six months this year, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said today. The number has gone up from 2,881 girls, who had gone missing between January 1 and June 30 in 2016, he said in a written reply in tabled in the state Legislative Assembly in response to a query by BJP MLA Randheer Savarkar.

  • Virbhadra resigns as Himachal CM after party’s defeat

    Shimla, A day after the party’s defeat in the Himachal Pradesh assembly elections, Congress leader Virbhadra Singh on Tuesday tendered his resignation as Chief Minister and that of the Council of Ministers to Governor Acharya Devvrat here. The Governor has accepted the resignation and requested him to continue in office along with his Council of Ministers to discharge the functions till an alternative arrangement is made or the new government is formed,

  • PSU Banks’ capital raises are credit positive: Moody’s

    New Delhi: Capital raising by a number of public sector banks (PSBs), including PNB and UBI, is credit positive because it will help improve their loss-absorbing buffers, global rating agency Moody’s said today. In a Credit Outlook article, Moody’s said that it signals improved access to the equity capital markets and will reducePSBs’ dependence on fund infusion from the government.

  • Mumbai University student files police compliant for missing answer sheet, varsity finds them within a week

    Mumbai: A week ago Mandar Pande filled a police complaint against Mumbai University (MU) for misplacing his answer sheet and declaring him fail. Now, within a week of the complaint MU has found Pande’s lost answer sheet. And to make the matters worse, MU had given him 2 marks where as in his missing marksheet he has scored 49, which means he had passed the final exam.