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Pakistan must take sustainable, irreversible steps against terror: US Hindustan Times
If asked by India and Pakistan, US President Donald Trump is ready to mediate on the issue of Kashmir, a senior administration official said on Thursday. The official also reiterated that the onus for peace talks lies on Islamabad by taking sustained and irreversible actions against terrorist groups.
BJP, Shiv Sena on course to retain power in Maharashtra Pioneer
The ruling BJP-Shiv Sena alliance on Thursday looked on course to retaining power in Maharashtra as per trends available in 283 of the 288 Assembly seats. BJP is leading in 99, Shiv Sena 61, Cong 41, NCP 49 and Independents are ahead in 15 seats as per trends available so far as per the Election Commission figures.
India's rank jumps 14 places in World Bank's ease of doing business ranking Mint
India climbed 14 rungs in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business 2020 survey to stand at 63, among 190 countries, making it the one of world’s top 10 most improved countries for the third consecutive time.
Zakir Musa's successor among 3 terrorists killed in J&K: DGP Deccan Chronicle
The successor of Zakir Musa, the commander of Al Qaeda linked Ansar Ghazwat-ul Hind (AGH), identified as Abdul Hameed Lelhari was one of the three terrorists killed by security forces in Awantipora encounter on Tuesday.
Sourav Ganguly, former India captain, takes over as BCCI President NDTV
Sourav Ganguly, former India captain, took over as the president of Board of Control For Cricket In India (BCCI) on Wednesday. Jay Shah, son of Union Home Minister Amit Shah, began his tenure as the new secretary while Arun Dhumal takes office as treasurer.
NDA set to make a clean sweep in Maharashtra, BJP in Haryana Anuja & Gyan Varma, Mint
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) could be on course to making history as most exit polls on Monday predicted that the party will comfortably return to power in Haryana, while the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) led by the BJP is headed for a landslide victory in Maharashtra.
Somebody working behind the scenes' to disrupt peace in J&K: Army Chief Bipin Rawat Vaibhav Tiwari, NDTV
Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Sunday said that there have been attempts of disrupting peace in Jammu and Kashmir from somebody "working behind the scene" at the instance of terrorists. He said there have been intelligence inputs of terrorists infiltrating from across the border since the centre scrapped special status to the state.
India razes Pak terror launch pads Pioneer
The Indian Army on Sunday carried out punitive strikes on Pakistani Army posts across the Line of Control (LoC) after two Indian soldiers and a civilian were killed in Tangdhar when Pakistan violated ceasefire and tried to push in terrorists from across the LoC.
PM Modi says Tamil is beautiful, Tamil people are exceptional Pioneer
Prime Minister Narendra Modi releasing a Tamil version of his poem on Mamallapuram ocean's beauty has won appreciation from Tamil film personalities. Acknowledging their appreciation, the Prime Minister said "The Tamil language is beautiful, the Tamil people are exceptional."
Ayodhya verdict will have 'consequences' for future polity of country: Muslim parties Pioneer
Muslim parties, including UP Sunni Wakf Board, have filed their written submissions in the Supreme Court in the decades-old Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute at Ayodhya and said that the verdict will have "consequences" for the future polity of the country.
Cong has 'already accepted defeat' in Haryana polls, says Modi Pioneer
Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Friday hit out at the Congress, saying it has "already accepted defeat" in the Haryana assembly elections. Addressing his second rally on Friday, Modi referred to a purported video in which three Congress leaders at the parliament complex were seen discussing prospects of the party in the polls.
Pressure on Pakistan now, has to act to escape black list, says army chief after FATF warning News18
Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat has said there is pressure on Pakistan to act against terror after the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) warned the neighbouring country of blacklisting it. “There is pressure on them. They have to take action. We would like them to work towards restoring peace. To be on such a 'Grey List' is a setback for any nation,” Rawat was qioted as saying by news agency ANI.
India-US bilateral defence trade to reach $18 billion by year end: Pentagon NDTV
Ahead of the ninth India-US Defence Technologies and Trade Initiative or DTTI group meeting in New Delhi next week, the Pentagon today said that the bilateral defence trade between the two countries is expected to reach USD 18 billion by the year end.
Saffron fringe group leader Kamlesh Tiwari killed in Lucknow Omar Rashid, Hindu
Kamlesh Tiwari, a controversial self-proclaimed saffron leader, died in Lucknow on October 18 after being attacked by two unknown assailants at his office. It is not yet clear if Mr. Tiwari, who was the president of the ultra-right fringe outfit Hindu Samaj Party, was shot or stabbed or both. A pistol was recovered from the spot but the body reportedly had stab wounds, sources said, even as police is investigating the case.
Ayodhya hearing ends, SC order in a month Pioneer
The Supreme Court on Wednesday wrapped up the 40-day hearing in the decades-old temple-mosque dispute in Ayodhya — the second longest proceedings in its history — and reserved its verdict in the politically sensitive case that is expected in a month’s time.
No better place to invest than in India, govt continuously working to bring reforms: Sitharaman Times of India
Investors can find no better place in the world than India than India that has a democracy loving and capitalist respecting environment, Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said.
New BJP President will be appointed by December: Amit Shah NDTV
BJP president Amit Shah on Monday said he will make way for a new leader to head the party when its organisational elections are held later this year. Mr Shah, who is also the Union Home Minister, said a new party president is expected to take charge by December.
Our share of river waters will no more go to Pakistan: PM Modi Hindustan Times
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said India would put to use its share of water from the rivers flowing to Pakistan and ensure that every single drop is used for country's farmer. The work on this had started.
Day after court allows Chidambaram’s arrest, ED officials reach Tihar to interrogate Congress Leader News18
One day after a Delhi court allowed the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to arrest P Chidambaram and take him into custody, ED officials reached Tihar Jail to interrogate the Congress leader. His son Karti Chidambaram and wife Nalini Chidambaram also visited Tihar jail on Wednesday morning.
Depositor of scam-hit PMC Bank ends life, another dies of heart attack Hindustan Times
A depositor of scam-hit PMC Bank allegedly committed suicide here, while another died of a heart attack a few hours after taking part in a protest by bank customers seeking their money back. Dr Nivedita Bijlani (39), who allegedly ended life on Monday evening, and Sanjay Gulati (51) who died of a heart attack on the same day, had deposits of over Rs 90 lakh each with the Punjab & Maharashtra Cooperative Bank.
Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit India from October 11 to 12 Times of India
Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit India from October 11 to 12 to take part in the 2nd informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during which they are expected to hold comprehensive talks on a host of issues concerning the bilateral relations and exchange views on regional and international issues.
Rural India now open-defecation free, will rid it of single use plastic by 2022: PM Times of India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday set 2022 as the year by when to achieve rhw target of freeing India of single-use plastic. The PM also declared India open defecation free(ODF).
India would be a southwestern power, says Jaishankar Hindu
In his remarks, Mr. Jaishankar said that nationalism is an “X factor” in international relations today and cautioned that it means different things to different people. With India emerging as a powerful nation on the global stage and experts and analysts probing which way it would tilt, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on October 3 said the largest democracy would be a blend of the west and the developed world.
Targeted by vindictive Government: Rahul Gandhi on Sharad Pawar Debanish Achom, NDTV
Congress MP Rahul Gandhi said today that a corruption case naming NCP chief Sharad Pawar just before the Maharashtra election smacked of "political opportunism" by a "vindictive government".
Howdy, Modi echoes in Houston Pioneer
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was accorded a rousing welcome on Sunday when he arrived at the crowded NRG stadium on Sunday to address the Indian-American community with people chanting “Howdy, Modi.” Addressing over 50,000 Indian-Americans at the NRG stadium, Modi said it was honour and privilege for him to welcome Trump in this magnificent stadium and magnificent gathering. 
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