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Rafale row: Govt says no room for doubt after Hollande ‘clarification’

Rafale row: Govt says no room for doubt after Hollande ‘clarification’

Lucknow: With the NDA government under attack from the Congress on Rafale deal, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Monday said that following “clarifications” from former French president Francois Hollande, there is no room for any doubt in the matter. He also accused the Congress of trying to gain political mileage over the issue with an […]

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Relief proves short lived: Pak court summons Sharif in treason case

Relief proves short lived: Pak court summons Sharif in treason case

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court Monday summoned Nawaz Sharif on October 8 during the hearing of a petition seeking action against the deposed prime minister for claiming that those involved in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack belonged to Pakistan. Sharif, for the first time in May, publicly acknowledged in an interview to Dawn that militant […]

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AIR launches FM station in border belt to counter Pak’s ‘anti-India’ propaganda

AIR launches FM station in border belt to counter Pak’s ‘anti-India’ propaganda

New Delhi; In a bid to counter anti-India propaganda unleashed by Pakistan through its radio penetration, India today launched an FM station for the border belt near Amritsar that could be heard 50 km into the Pakistani territory. A 20kW FM transmitter of the All India Radio (AIR) located at Gharinda close to the international […]

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Rafale deal: Cong protest march on Sep 27 to demand Modi’s resignation, JPC

Rafale deal: Cong protest march on Sep 27 to demand Modi’s resignation, JPC

Mumbai: The Maharashtra Congress will carry out a protest march on September 27 here to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the formation of a Joint Parliamentary Committee to probe the Rafale fighter jet deal. Addressing a press conference Saturday, Maharashtra Congress chief Ashok Chavan hit out at Modi claiming that for […]

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Hollande working under compulsion, says BJP

Hollande working under compulsion, says BJP

New Delhi: Describing Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a symbol of honesty after Congress president Rahul Gandhi threw the “thief” barb at him, the BJP Saturday rejected former French president Francois Hollande’s sensational claim on the Rafale deal, saying it does not know under what compulsion he said so. Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Law […]

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Defence ministry denies role in partner selection for Rafale deal

New Delhi: A day after former French President Francois Hollande claimed Reliance Defence was chosen as Indian partner for the Rafale deal at the behest of New Delhi, the government Saturday said it had “no role” in the selection. The Defence Ministry said “unnecessary controversies” are being sought to be created following media reports regarding […]

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Rafale Quagmire : Cong protest march on Sep 27 to demand Modi’s resignation

Rafale Quagmire : Cong protest march on Sep 27 to demand Modi’s resignation

Mumbai: The Maharashtra Congress will carry out a protest march on September 27 here to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the formation of a Joint Parliamentary Committee to probe the Rafale fighter jet deal. Addressing a press conference Saturday, Maharashtra Congress chief Ashok Chavan hit out at Modi claiming that for the […]

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Three couples among 13 dead in Shimla road accident

Three couples among 13 dead in Shimla road accident

Shimla: Thirteen people, including three couples, died after a vehicle veered off a road and fell into a deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh’s Shimla district Saturday, a police official said. The accident happened at Sanail, three kilometres from Kuddu on Tiyuni Road in Rohru tehsil. The ill-fated Trax vehicle (bearing registration number HP 02 0695) was […]

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Islamic State claims killing 29 at Iran military parade

Islamic State claims killing 29 at Iran military parade

Tehran: Militants shot dead at least 29 people including women and children in an attack on Saturday on an Iranian military parade claimed by the Islamic State group, as Tehran accused a US ally in the region of the assault. The attack in the southwestern city of Ahvaz came as the country marked the anniversary of […]

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We are not man-eating tigers: SC

We are not man-eating tigers: SC

NEW DELHI: The states should not fear if a matter is pending before the Supreme Court as it is not a “man-eating tiger”, the top court has said. “We are not a tiger or something. We are not man-eating tigers. They should not have fear,” a bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta […]

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