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SC to pronounce order on mandatory linking of Aadhaar tomorrow

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New Delhi, Dec. 14 (PTI): The Supreme Court today reserved its interim order for tomorrow on a batch of pleas seeking a stay on the government’s decision of mandatory linking of Aadhaar with various welfare schemes, as the Centre extended the deadline up to March 31 next year. A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief […]

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Coalscam: Sentencing of ex-J’khand CM Koda, others on Dec 16

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New Delhi, Dec. 14 (PTI): The CBI today sought from a Delhi court the maximum seven-year jail term for former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda, ex-coal secretary H C Gupta and others who have been convicted in a coal scam case, terming them as “criminals holding office”. Special Judge Bharat Parashar will pronounce on December […]

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Coalscam: Sentencing of ex-J’khand CM Koda, others on Dec 16

By   /  December 14, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Coalscam: Sentencing of ex-J’khand CM Koda, others on Dec 16

New Delhi, Dec. 14 (PTI): The CBI today sought from a Delhi court the maximum seven-year jail term for former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda, ex-coal secretary H C Gupta and others who have been convicted in a coal scam case, terming them as “criminals holding office”. Special Judge Bharat Parashar will pronounce on December […]

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Gujarat battle ends amid Congress-BJP war of words

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Gandhinagar, Dec .14 (IANS): The second and final phase of the bitterly fought Gujarat Assembly polls ended on Thursday evening amid a war of words between the ruling BJP and an aggressive Congress. Balloting closed at 5 p.m. with an estimated 60 per cent of the 2.22 crore electorate exercising their franchise in 93 constituencies […]

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Looking into Congress complaint against PM—EC

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New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS): The Election Commission on Thursday said it is looking into the Congress’ complaint of violation of the Model Code of Conduct by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Ahmedabad, and also clarified that it has not filed an FIR against Congress President-elect Rahul Gandhi. The Congress has accused the Prime Minister […]

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PM commissions submarine Kalvari; says will boost Navy’s might

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Mumbai, Dec. 14 (PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today commissioned the first Scorpene class submarine Kalvari into the Indian Navy, saying it was an excellent example of the government’s ‘Make in India’ initiative and a “big step” in the country’s defence preparedness. Modi boarded the submarine and unveiled its plaque, after meeting veterans of the […]

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UN warns of severe health risks from electronic/electrical waste in India

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United Nations, Dec. 14 (IANS): The UN has warned about the health and environmental dangers from the processing of e-waste — the discarded electronic and electrical material — by the informal sector in India without proper safeguards “Severe health impacts and environmental damage are widespread in India, due to the final step of the e-waste […]

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Deadline to link Aadhaar extended till March 31

By   /  December 14, 2017  /  Nation, Top News  /  Comments Off on Deadline to link Aadhaar extended till March 31

New Delhi, Dec. 13 (IANS): The deadline to link the Aadhaar number with bank accounts has been extended by three months till March 31, the government announced on Wednesday, as the Supreme Court is set to commence hearing from Thursday on its mandatory linking to various schemes. The deadline was earlier December 31 for linking […]

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Winter session of Parliament to begin on stormy note

By   /  December 13, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Winter session of Parliament to begin on stormy note

New Delhi, Dec. 13 (IANS): The winter session of Parliament beginning on Friday is likely to be stormy with the opposition parties all set to corner the government over a range of issues like the Rafale deal, the adverse impact of GST and demonetisation on the economy, the plight of farmers and religious intolerance. The […]

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Gujarat polling on Thursday for 93 seats

By   /  December 13, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Gujarat polling on Thursday for 93 seats

Gandhinagar, Dec. 13 (IANS): The second phase of elections in Gujarat on Thursday will see polling held for 93 assembly constituencies across 14 districts in northern and central regions of the state, with a host of VVIPs, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah, descending on Ahmedabad to cast their vote. Meanwhile, […]

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