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Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017: Two former PAAS leaders join BJP ahead of mega rally

Hours ahead of a mega rally by the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) at Mansa, the Patidar group suffered a blow with two of its former members and group convenors joining the ruling BJP on Saturday. Amrish and Ketan Patel,....Read More

Does PM Modi’s silence augur well for India’s democracy?

Even as camera-friendly and Internet-savvy Prime Minister Narendra Modi waxes eloquent on his ‘Beti Padhao Beti Bachao’ campaign, the right-wing fringe elements openly threaten a leading actress, an inspiration and role model for thousands of young Indian girls under his....Read More

Sharad Yadav questions EC decision on JD(U) symbol

Senior socialist leader and Rajya Sabha MP Sharad Yadav on Saturday questioned the Election Commission's decision to grant the ‘Arrow’ symbol to the Nitish Kumar led faction of Janata Dal- United and vowed to fight it both legally and democratically.....Read More

Sasikala family to be blamed for IT raids at Jayalalithaa’s residence: Tamil Nadu Minister D. Jayakumar

Tamil Nadu Fisheries Minister D. Jayakumar on Saturday blamed jailed AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala and her family for the Income Tax (IT) raids at late Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's residence late on Friday night. J. Deepa, niece of Jayalalithaa, also....Read More

After airports, ITDC duty-free outlets to open at seaports by 2020

Moving out of airports due to stiff competition from private players, the India Tourism Development Corporation Ltd (ITDC) is making a gradual comeback with duty-free outlets at seaports. Currently operating at 11 seaports across the country, ITDC aims to cover....Read More

Protesters hold mass anti-Mugabe rally in Zimbabwe

Tens of thousands of people gathered in the centre of Harare on Saturday to call for the resignation of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, as moves to force him to stand down gather pace after a military takeover in the southern....Read More

Patidars to hold rally in support of Hardik Patel despite denial of permission

Ignoring denial of permission by the authorities, the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) is determined to go ahead with its mega rally in Mansa town here on Saturday evening to demonstrate the community's support to young leader Hardik Patel, despite....Read More

Karnataka private doctors return; call off 5-day strike

Private doctors across Karnataka were back to work on Saturday and began treating out-patients after they called off their 5-day strike on Friday. "All the private doctors across the state are back to their duties since morning after we called....Read More

Surgeons find enormous parasites in North Korean soldier’s intestines

A North Korean soldier who was shot fleeing across the border had an extremely high level of parasites in his intestines, his doctors said. The defector crossed the demilitarized zone earlier this week, but was shot several times by North....Read More

Rain showers bring improvement in Delhi air quality

The air quality in the National Capital Region improved on Saturday to the ‘poor’ level following overnight rain as the concentration of Particulate Matter (PM) decreased. Another government department, however, placed the air quality at ‘moderate’. The major pollutant, PM2.5,....Read More

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