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    Maratha quota stir: Section of BJP happy with CM Devendra Fadnavis’ discomfort?

    Mumbai: If the hypotheses of a non-Maratha BJP minister is to be accepted, a section of the party is happy at the discomfort of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis over the Maratha reservation issue. Fadnavis grappled with the situation all alone, despite having several Maratha ministers in his cabinet. Sources claimed that a lobby of ‘internal opponents’ and bureaucrats was trying to oust Fadnavis from his post.

  • Pakistan elections 2018: Imran Khan to oust dynasts in Pakistan, aims to build a modern Islamic welfare state

    Lahore: All eyes are on Imran Khan, the poster boy of cricket, in the second civilian transfer of power in Pakistan’s history. Flamboyant Khan, in his new avatar, is expected to oust the dynasts that are deeply entrenched in Pakistan for the last few decades. Counting is on and initial trends show Khan’s PTI ahead, but he may need a partner in a hung house. It could be 24 hours before the

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    Maratha quota stir: Bandh brings Mumbai to its knees as peaceful protest turns violent

    Mumbai: The lack of political will – either by intent or by habit – was manifest in the sporadic violence that marked the Maratha reservation bandh on Wednesday. Despite the fore knowledge that the bandh may turn violent – as was the case elsewhere in the State for the last few days — the extensive police ‘bandobast’ neither acted as a deterrent, nor as a dampener. The police, from all accounts, merely

  • Pakistan EC rejects rigging allegations; PML-N warns of protests

    Islamabad: The Election Commission of Pakistan today rejected the “blatant” rigging allegations levelled by the incumbent PML-N after trends showed Imran Khan’s party was inching towards majority, saying it did “our job right.” In an unusual press conference at 4am local time, Chief Election Commissioner Muhammad Raza Khan congratulated the people of Pakistan for participating in the election process. He, however, acknowledged that the delay in announcement of election results has “caused

  • Software glitch delays Pakistan general elections results

    Lahore : The Election Commission of Pakistan on Thursday said that results of the general elections have been delayed due to a software error. Addressing a press conference, ECP Secretary Babar Yaqoob said official results are being compiled.

  • Rajyogi Brahmakumar Nikunj

    Creator is Mightier Than The Creation

    It’s a fact that anything and everything that was created by man for good purpose, from medicine to technology, has eventually been corrupted for ill purposes.There  is no doubt that science has touched and revolutionized everything on this planet. However, before passing any judgement, we need to see as to where exactly have we finally landed today ? and how much has the refinement in science and technology refined human life.

  • Mehul Bhai’s Antigua passport, courtesy NaMo

    New Delhi : The Congress on Wednesday saw link in absconding Mehul Choksi, whom PM Modi addressed as ‘Hamare Mehul Bhai’, getting Antigua’s passport, three months after Narendra Modi met its Prime Minister.

  • India in pursuit of first win

    Confident Rani-led side take on Ireland in a crucial Hockey World Cup match.

  • BCCI to deposit Rs 9.72 crore ED penalty

    New Delhi : The BCCI has decided to pay a penalty of Rs 9.72 crore imposed on its former treasurer MP Pandove by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for alleged violation of Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) during 2009 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in South Africa.

  • P&W engine glitches still haunt IndiGo

    Mumbai : Budget airline IndiGo on Wednesday said it has grounded five A320 neo aircraft due to Pratt & Whitney engine issues and these planes are expected to be back in operations in the second half of August.

  • Economic Offenders Bill passed in Parliament

    New Delhi : Parliament on Wednesday passed a legislation that provides for confiscation of assets of big economic offenders who flee the country to avoid prosecution, as the government looks to deter likes of Vijay Mallya and Nirav Modi from absconding.

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    David Headley neither in jail nor hospital, says lawyer

    Washington : Pakistani-American David Headley is neither in a Chicago jail nor in hospital, his lawyer said on Wednesday, dismissing reports the LeT terrorist, convicted to 35 years in prison in the 2008 Mumbai attack case, was battling for life after being beaten by fellow inmates.

  • Trump talks of hush money in secret audio

    Washington : A secret audio recording of then-US presidential candidate Donald Trump with his recently estranged lawyer Michael Cohen speaking in 2016 about making a payment to Playboy playmate Karen McDougal has been obtained by CNN.

  • Maruti seeks Suzuki help to lead in e-car race

    New Delhi : Maruti Suzuki India is readying itself for the coming wave of electric mobility, and is constantly seeking help from its parent Suzuki Motor to emerge as a leader in this segment as well.

  • We will never make excuses about pitch, conditions: Shastri

    Chelmsford : India coach Ravi Shastri on Wednesday asserted that the current team does not believe in complaining and will not make tough conditions an excuse for its performances in what is expected to be a gruelling five-Test series against England.

  • L&T Q1 profit jumps 43% on firm infra play

    Mumbai : Engineering major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) on Wednesday reported a 43.14 cent jump in consolidated net profit at Rs 1,472 crore in the June quarter, helped by strong performance in its infrastructure business.  The company, which had reported a net profit of Rs 1,028.3 crore in the year-ago period, saw a 17.12 per cent rise total income at Rs 28,527.48 crore, compared with Rs 24,355.52 crore in the year-ago period.