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LG seeks report on acquittal of our MLAs: AAP

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 18:20

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday said its party MLAs were arrested on fake or trumped-up charges and alleged that Lt Governor Anil Baijal instead of questioning police on such cases was asking for police report on court acquittals and orders.

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Karnataka MLAs not arriving in Alappuzha: Resort owner

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 18:20

Alappuzha (Kerala), May 17 (IANS) Former Minister and Kerala MLA Thomas Chandy on Thursday dismissed as "hoax" media reports that newly elected Congress and Janata Dal-Secular legislators in Karnataka were travelling to stay at his resort here.

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Tripura's ruling allies confident of ending bickering

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 18:12

Agartala, May 17 (IANS) Tripura's ruling alliance BJP and IPFT continued their bickering over the selection of village and block advisory committees even though the leaders of both the parties are hopeful of resolving the dispute soon.

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Bring ordinance to restore SC/ST Act: Paswan

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 18:02

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan on Thursday appealed to the BJP-led NDA government to bring an ordinance to overturn Supreme Court's March 20 order that put safeguards against arrests under the SC/SC Act.

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NHAI chief sent back to parent cadre

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 18:00

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The government on Thursday prematurely sent back National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) Chairman Deepak Kumar to his parent cadre state Bihar.

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Mumbai Congress protests against Karnataka governor's decision

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 18:00

Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Hundreds of Congress activists staged a noisy protest against the Bharatiya Janata Party for what they termed the "illegal appointment of the new Chief Minister in Karnataka," an official said here on Thursday.

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Modi greets people on Ramadan

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 17:58

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted people on the start of the holy month of Ramadan.

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Tejashwi to stake claim to form government in Bihar

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 17:54

Patna, May 17 (IANS) RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Thursday said he will meet Bihar Governor Satyapal Malik on Friday to stake claim to form the government as the leader of the single largest party in the state Assembly.

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British-era castle to be renovated for tourism: Himachal CM

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 17:54

Shimla, May 17 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Thursday said that British-era Bantony Estate, a private castle in disuse for many decades, would be renovated at a cost of Rs 25 crore to be developed as a major tourist attraction.

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Ramadan begins peacefully in Valley without fear of gunfights

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 17:46

Srinagar, May 17 (IANS) Thanks to the Union Home Ministry's announcement of non-initiation of combat operations against militants, the first day of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan began on Thursday on a peaceful note in Kashmir.

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Kejriwal writes to Haryana CM on Delhi's water woes

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 17:16

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Requesting to maintain the current level of water supply to Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has written to his Haryana counterpart Manohar Lal Khattar, an official statement said on Thursday.

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Invite us to form government, Congress tells Goa Governor

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 17:14

Panaji, May 17 (IANS) The Congress in Goa on Thursday demanded that Governor Mridula Sinha follow in the footsteps of her Karnataka couterpart Vajubhai Vala and invite the Congress, which emerged as the single largest party in the Assembly after the 2017 Assembly elections, to form the government in the coastal state.

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