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Masarat Alam release: Will not allow soft policy on such issues, says BJP

New Delhi: Amidst the row with its ruling coalition partner PDP in Jammu and Kashmir over the release of separatist leader Masarat Alam, BJP on Tuesday said it had a....

Mahatma Gandhi British agent, says former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju

New Delhi: In comments that may trigger a controversy, former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju has called Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi a British agent, who did great harm....

Lok Sabha to witness confrontation as Land Bill will be taken up for voting

New Delhi: Lok Sabha is set to witness a confrontation over Land Acquisition Bill on Tuesday when it is taken up for voting with opposition parties bent on opposing it....

Sushma Swaraj: I am not helpless minister, but very influential

NEW DELHI: "I am not helpless. I am a very influential External Affairs Minister." This is how Sushma Swaraj replied to a taunt by an opposition leader in the Rajya....

Rupee 1 note released after a gap of 20 years

New Delhi: After a gap of over 20 years, Re 1 note has been released in the country and it bears the signature of Finance Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi. Incidentally, the....

PM Modi denounces Masarat Alam’s release by J&K govt, PDP remains defiant

New Delhi: Parliament on Monday erupted in anger over a separatist's release in Jammu and Kashmir, prompting Prime Minister Narendra Modi to share the "outrage" and denounce the decision amidst....

Pak HC meets Geelani; FS visit to Pakistan, J&K discussed

Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit today met Kashmir separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani and briefed him about the issues discussed between India and Pakistan during Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar's....

Modi assures all help to Mamata, but non-committal on debt waiver

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday assured West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that the Centre will leave no stone unturned in aiding the development of the State, but is....

Our orders cannot be avoided: National Green Tribunal

New Delhi: Concerned over lack of coordination and cooperation between various departments in cleaning river Yamuna, the National Green Tribunal has said it has all the "trappings of the civil....

Dec 16 gang-rape documentary: HC refuses urgent hearing on PIL to lift ban

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday refused to give urgent hearing to a PIL seeking lifting of the ban on telecast of a controversial documentary featuring an interview....

Masarat Alam’s release: Modi govt admits to ‘ideological differences’ with PDP

NEW DELHI: Under attack over release of separatist Masarat Alam in Jammu and Kashmir, government today admitted to "ideological differences" between BJP and PDP and said it is ready to....

Delhi Congress to ‘assist’ government in combating swine flu: Ajay Maken

New Delhi: In its bid to project a constructive face after successive poll debacles, Delhi Congress has decided to launch an awareness campaign against swine flu to "assist" the AAP....