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  • Hafiz Saeed On Terror List Is First Step To Bringing Him To Book, Says India
    Putting Lashkar-e Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed on terror list is the first logical step in bringing him to justice, India today said. The mastermind of the 26/11 attacks in Mumba, has been under house arrest since January and he was banned from leaving the country. Recently, he has been named under the Anti-Terrorism Act - linking him to terror acts and various legal consequences. Appeals to release him from the house arrest have come from many sections of the country, including former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf.
  • Will Meet Shahabuddin In Tihar, Whenever I Am In Delhi: Bihar Minister Abdul Gafoor
    Bihar Minority Affairs minister Abdul Gafoor today said he would meet controversial RJD leader Mohammed Shahabuddin at Tihar jail whenever he visits Delhi. Mr Gafoor's photograph with Shahabuddin inside the Siwan jail last year had gone viral, creating controversy.
  • US Congressmen To Meet IT Minister, H-1B Visa Issues To Be Discussed
    An eight-member high-powered delegation led by US Congressman Bob Goodlatte will meet IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad tomorrow to discuss issues like movement of skilled manpower and IP rights. The meeting comes at a time when the new administration in the US, under President Donald Trump, is proposing an overhaul of the popular H-1B visa regime, raising concerns among Indian IT firms.
  • India Keen To Rail Link Katmandu With Delhi And Kolkata
    In a renewed attempt to boost bi-lateral ties, India has expressed its interest to link Nepal's capital with New Delhi and Kolkata through a well-planned railway network.
  • UP Elections 2017: BSP Is Behenji Sampatti Party, Says PM Modi. Livid Mayawati Hits Back.
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today targeted Mayawati - the Dalit powerhouse he has ignored so far in the election - saying her BSP now stands for "Behenji Sampatti Party". Speaking at Bundelkhand's Jalaun -- an area with a substantial number of Dalits, which is going to polls on February 23 -- PM Modi said: "Arrey Behenji discussion not because elections are being held, but because of your deposits after the notes ban... The BSP is no longer Bahujan Samaj Party. Now it is Behenji Sampatti Party. Those who deposit wealth for themselves, can they solve your problem?"
  • Manipur Elections 2017: Why Targeting The Young Voters Will Be Key
    Campaigning is gaining momentum in Manipur, where the ruling Congress - which has been in power for 15 years - is locked in a battle for survival against the BJP which has made inroads in this Congress bastion.
  • IT Department To Launch Second Phase Of Bank Accounts Scrutiny Next Month
    The IT department is likely to launch the second phase of 'Operation Clean Money' next month to close in on unaccounted money making its way into banks but may ignore standalone deposits below Rs 5 lakh for now.
  • India Can Develop A Space Station, Says ISRO Chief
    Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman AS Kiran Kumar today said India has the capability to develop a space station, but it needed a long-term approach and ambitious planning. His comment follows ISRO display of technological prowess last week by launching 104 satellites in a single mission.
  • Elections In Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), 9 Other Civic Bodies In Maharashtra Today
    Voting for the cash-rich Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and nine other civic bodies in Maharashtra, which have virtually turned into a battle of prestige for Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, heading the state's first BJP-led government, and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, began at 7.30 am today.
  • UP Elections 2017: Campaigning Ends Today For Phase 4 Polling
    Campaigning for the fourth phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, covering 53 constituencies in 12 districts, including Bundelkhand, will come to a close today.
  • UP Elections 2017: Yadav Takeover Of State Police? Not At All, Say Yadavs
    Law and order in Uttar Pradesh has been one of the main targets of the BJP in this assembly election in the state. Even Prime Minister Narendra Modi has spoken of what his party alleges is the Yadav takeover of the state police. He had also spoken of discrimination, which he called the biggest problem of the state. Three days ago, at a rally in Barabanki, PM Modi said, "Akhilesh-ji has turned police stations into Samajwadi Party offices. If you go to a police station, you will find the inspector and you will find 5-6 goondas".
  • Government Glare On Khadi Commission Over PM Narendra Modi's Photo On Calendar
    The government has made it clear to Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) that it should approach the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) through the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Ministry for approval before publishing the photographs of the Prime Minister.
  • Endangered Olive Ridley Turtles Lay Record 3.55 Lakh Eggs In Odisha
    The endangered Olive Ridley turtles have laid a record 3.55 lakh eggs on Odisha coast within a span of one week, an official said on Monday, bringing cheers to the wildlife conservationists, who are working exhaustively to prevent the rare species from being extinct.
  • Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Demands Decommissioning Of Farakka Barrage
    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today made a strong demand to the centre to decommission the Farakka barrage, saying it has no utility and causes floods in the state every year.
  • UP Elections 2017: The Rally At Which Akhilesh Yadav Debuted 'Donkeys Of Gujarat' Jibe
    Before Akhilesh Yadav's helicopter landed in a clearing in Mahoba, the warm-up acts on stage broke into song. Then, as news arrived that he was about 10 minutes from landing, the big upping began in rhyme. "Mr Laptop, amar raho" - a citation of the Chief Minister's scheme of free computers for students. But the one that really caught on with the crowd: "No confusion, no mistake, jai Akhilesh, jai Akhilesh."

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