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Centre clears ordinance on Jallikattu

Centre clears ordinance on Jallikattu

  • January 21 2017

Decks were cleared late night for an ordinance on Jallikattu after Tamil Nadu and the Centre worked feverishly even as the state stood on the edge and protesters on Marina beach and elsewhere refused [...]

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Bengal Gangasagar Stampede : Many feared dead

Bengal Gangasagar Stampede : Many feared dead

  • January 15 2017

Stampede has been reported at Bengal Gangasagar river when lakhs of pilgrims had gathered to take holy dip to celebrate makara sankaranti. The government is yet to release an official statement. [...]

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Removing Pongal Holidays From The List Triggers Sharp Reactions in Tamil Nadu

Removing Pongal Holidays From The List Triggers Sharp Reactions in Tamil Nadu

  • January 10 2017

CHENNAI: The Centre's decision to remove Pongal from its list of compulsory holidays to optional holidays triggered sharp reactions from all political parties in the state. While AIADMK general secret [...]

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Kerala Government Favours Entry Of Women Of All Age Groups In Sabarimala Temple

Kerala Government Favours Entry Of Women Of All Age Groups In Sabarimala Temple

  • November 07 2016

The Kerala Government told the supreme court on Monday it was in favour of allowing all women in Sabarimala temple, reversing the stand of the previous Congress-led government.Women aged between 10 an [...]

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Leading Women Leaders Wants Abolition Of Triple Talaq

Leading Women Leaders Wants Abolition Of Triple Talaq

  • October 16 2016

A passionate debate has emerged over the government's stand to oppose the practice of "triple talaq" with some leading women politicians seeking its abolition, even as Muslim bodies accused the ruling [...]

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PM Narendra Modi Says Sometimes War is Unavoidable

PM Narendra Modi Says Sometimes War is Unavoidable

  • October 12 2016

Declaring terrorism to be the enemy of humanity and warning that countries sheltering terrorists would not go unpunished, PM Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that at times, war became inevitable because [...]

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Vishal Dadlani apologises to Jain monk Tarun Sagar

Vishal Dadlani apologises to Jain monk Tarun Sagar

  • September 21 2016

Vishal Dadlani had earlier written an open letter addressed to Tarun Sagar seeking forgiveness for hurting religious sentiments. Vishal Dadlani meets Jain monk he had slammed for addressing Haryana As [...]

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Incredible India! Ganesh Idol Insured For Rs.300 crores

Incredible India! Ganesh Idol Insured For Rs.300 crores

  • September 05 2016

As Mumbai prepares for Ganesh Chaturthi, Ganapati Mandals have been ramping up security and insurance, with some places insuring their idols for as much as Rs. 300 crore. The GSB Seva Mandal in Wadala [...]

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Muslims across India celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr with great enthusiasm

Muslims across India celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr with great enthusiasm

  • July 07 2016

Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated with traditional fervour and gaiety in India today.The festival marks the culmination of the fasting holy month of Ramzan. Muslims across the country will offer Eid pra [...]

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Boy Paraded Naked To Please Rain God

Boy Paraded Naked To Please Rain God

  • June 17 2016

In an unusual ritual act, an adolescent boy was paraded naked at a drought-hit village in Chitradurga district in Karnataka to please the rain god. The incident happened in Pandarahalli on June 10.Wat [...]