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54 years on, Modi opens Sardar Sarovar Dam

54 years on, Modi opens Sardar Sarovar Dam

  • September 18 2017

After a 54-year-long delay, the Sardar Sarovar Dam was finally inaugurated  by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday. However, the prime minister's comment that the dam faced numerous hurdles, [...]

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Kamal Haasan Willing to Work With Rajinikanth, If both enters politics

Kamal Haasan Willing to Work With Rajinikanth, If both enters politics

  • September 16 2017

Chennai: Veteran actor Kamal Haasan has finally addressed the speculation over him joining politics, saying that if the people give him a strong enough “signal”, he will.Kamal Haasan on [...]

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In 2015-16, BJP raised 80.5% of total income was from unknown sources: ADR report

In 2015-16, BJP raised 80.5% of total income was from unknown sources: ADR report

  • September 07 2017

In 2015-16, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) raised 80.5 per cent of its total income from unknown sources while the Congress raised 71 per cent of its total income from unknown sources in the same [...]

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Narendra Modi to reshuffle Cabinet: Major roles expected for Rudy, Giriraj Singh, Piyush Goyal

Narendra Modi to reshuffle Cabinet: Major roles expected for Rudy, Giriraj Singh, Piyush Goyal

  • September 01 2017

The Narendra Modi government is all set for an expansion-cum-reshuffle on 2 September, media reports have said. A Cabinet reshuffle has been on the cards since Manohar Parrikar resigned as defence [...]

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Arvind Kejriwal Dares BJP To Use VVPAT In Every Poll

Arvind Kejriwal Dares BJP To Use VVPAT In Every Poll

  • August 29 2017

Buoyed by a thumping victory in the Bawana bypoll, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday dared the BJP to use VVPAT, a paper trail audit which lets voters check if the vote has gone to the [...]

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Nandyal bye-election: TDP, YSRCP record zero postal votes after 211 pick NOTA

Nandyal bye-election: TDP, YSRCP record zero postal votes after 211 pick NOTA

  • August 28 2017

The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and Yuvajana Shramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) turned the Nandyal bye-election into a prestige battle. The postal ballots received for the bye-election, however, pai [...]

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Goa By-Election: BJP Wins Both Seats, One For Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar

Goa By-Election: BJP Wins Both Seats, One For Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar

  • August 28 2017

The ruling BJP has won the by-elections to two assembly seats in Goa, with Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar emerging victorious from Panaji and health minister Vishwajit Rane from Valpoi.It was cruci [...]

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Manipur's ex-CM Rishang Keishing, dies at 96

Manipur's ex-CM Rishang Keishing, dies at 96

  • August 23 2017

Rishang Keishing, former chief minister of Manipur and a member of the first Lok Sabha, died on Tuesday at the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences hospital in Manipur’s capital Imphal, hosp [...]

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Another AIADMK Merger Alert Today

Another AIADMK Merger Alert Today

  • August 21 2017

The drawn-out negotiations between rival factions of Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK party may finally today produce a merger that has been in the works for months.An announcement of the camps led by Ch [...]

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Why Isn't Anyone Demanding CM Palaniswami's Resignation, Asks Kamal Haasan

Why Isn't Anyone Demanding CM Palaniswami's Resignation, Asks Kamal Haasan

  • August 16 2017

Kamal Haasan appeared to move a step closer to taking the political plunge when the acclaimed actor-director on Tuesday escalated his attack on Tamil Nadu government. The award winning actor-directo [...]