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Mamata warns GJM against violence

Darjeeling, Aug 24 (IANS) Issuing a stern warning to the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM),A West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said a few people with “vested interests” were trying to create unrest in…

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Cabinet approves bill to prohibit commercial surrogacy

New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its nod to the Surrogacy Regulation Bill, 2016, that seeks to prohibit “commercial surrogacy” and allow “ethical altruistic surrogacy” only to needy infertile married…

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SC says human pyramid can’t go beyond 20 ft in Dahi Handi fest

New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that human pyramids can’t go beyond 20 feet during the Dahi Handi festival on Krishna Janmashtami, as it rejected a last ditch attempt by…

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Not blamed RSS for Mahatma’s assassination, but people linked to it: Rahul

New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi had not blamed the RSS as an institution for the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi, but the people associated with it, the Supreme Court was told…

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Rajnath Singh in Kashmir, driven through tense Srinagar

Srinagar, Aug 24 (IANS) Home Minister Rajnath Singh arrived here on Wednesday morning and chose to be driven through a tense Srinagar amid heightened security and strict curfew almost all over the Kashmir Valley.  …

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Parrikar seeks report on Scorpene leak, navy says leak not from India

New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) With sensitive information related to of combat and stealth aspects of India’s Scorpene submarines being allegedly leaked, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday sought a report from the navy, adding…

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Jaitley orders ‘immediate action’ towards implementation of Bankruptcy Code

New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Calling for time-bound implementation of the Insolvency and Banckruptcy Code (IBC) 2016, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday directed senior officials of his ministry to take “immediate action” on the…

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Parental child abduction: Indian case-load second largest in US

New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The number of cases of inter-country parental child abduction related to Indians in the US is the second highest next only to Mexico, a senior US government official said here…