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Rahul Gandhi must apologise to farmers in M.P., says Congress MLA Lakshman Singh Sidharth Yadav, Hindu
Congress MLA Lakshman Singh on Thursday said Rahul Gandhi should apologise to farmers in Madhya Pradesh for not keeping the promise of loan waiver within 10 days of coming to power in the State.
Hug each Kashmiri, build a new paradise: Narendra Modi Hindu
Prime Minister sees attempts from across the border to spread violence in the Jammu and Kashmir. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said it was time to build a new Kashmir after the scrapping of Article 370, and the country should unite as one towards this.
Over 11 lakh Railway employees to get 78 days' bonus Mint
Union ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Prakash Javdekar today briefed the media on key Cabinet decisions. The Union Cabinet today approved 78 days' of wages as bonus for Railway employees. It will lead to outgo of over ?2,000 crore.
E-cigarettes banned, announces Nirmala Sitharaman after cabinet meet Hindustan Times
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharam on Wednesday announced that the Cabinet has approved the decision to ban e-cigarettes. The minister made the announcement at a press conference in Delhi after the Cabinet meet.
44 US Congress lawmakers urge Trump administration to reinstate India's Preferential Trade Status Zee News
A bipartisan group of 44 US lawmakers have urged the Trump administration to reinstate the preferential trade treatment under Generalised System of Preference (GSP) program to India as a part of a trade deal between the two nations.The US ended the privileges that India was enjoying under the GSP since June 5.
Ayodhya land dispute case: SC sets deadline of 18 October to hear arguments, complete submissions Firstpost
The Supreme Court, on Wednesday, set an 18 October deadline for hearing arguments and completing submissions in the Ayodhya land dispute case. Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi said, "as per the estimate of tentative dates to finish the hearing in the case, we can say that the submissions have to be likely completed by 18 October."
Donald Trump to join PM Modi in Houston to address 50,000 Indian-Americans, says White House Times of India
US President Donald Trump will join Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Houston's mega "Howdy, Modi!" event on September 22, the White Huose said on Sunday.
Rein in corruption, terrorism and taking J&K UTs to height of Development govt's pledge: PM Pioneer
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday said the NDA 2.0 governments pledge is to rein in corruption, terrorism and take union territories in Jammu and Kashmir to height of development and asserted the country has seen the "trailer" of the fast functioning of his ministry within the first 100 days and the entire "film still remains to be seen".
Kashmir integral part of India, welfare lies in integration with country: Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind Pioneer
Top Muslim body Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind (JuH) on Thursday passed a resolution stating that Kashmir is an "integral part" of the country and said the welfare of the people in the valley lies in their integration with India. The resolution which was adopted in JuH's annual general meeting held here, also attacked Pakistan, saying that inimical forces and the "neighbouring country" are bent on destroying Kashmir by using the people as a shield.
11 drown as boats capsize during Ganesh idol immersion in Bhopal Sidharth Yadav, Hindu
Eleven people drowned and six were rescued early on Friday after two boats carrying them and Ganesh idols capsized at the Lower Lake of Bhopal, said Collector Tarun Kumar Pithode. “First, one of the boats capsized near the Khatlapura Ghat, from where idols are immersed. Then, the other one capsized too, as those in it may have tried to rescue them,” he said.
Pakistan has spent billions of rupees on terror outfit JuD, admits its minister Times of India
Pakistan has spent billions of rupees on proscribed terror on [rpscribed terror outfit Jamat-ud-Dawa(JuD), admitted the country's interior minister on national television.
Govt may widen stimulus scope after RBI’s Rs 1.76 trillion bounty Money Control
The promised second instalment of a stimulus package to boost the economy that was to be announced by the middle of this week may be delayed ‘a bit’, two government officials said on condition of anonymity.
To revive growth, govt rolls back super-rich surcharge on foreign, domestic equity investors Indian Express
In a bid to stabilise the faltering economy, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday announced removal of the surcharge on capital gains on shares for both foreign and domestic investors, provided an upfront Rs 70,000-crore equity infusion into public sector banks to boost lending, and unveiled measures to push automobile sales.
In ‘New India’, noose tightening on corruption, nepotism: PM Modi in France Hindustan Times
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said it was the strength of 1.25 billion Indians that had powered the big decisions taken by his government in the first 75-days of re-election amidst chants of “Modi hai to Mumkin hai” during his address to the Indian diaspora at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris on Friday.
Pak recruits Af ultras to spill blood in J&K Rahul Dutta, Pioneer
In a desperate move to stoke violence in Jammu & Kashmir after the abrogation of its special status under Article 370 and to internationalise the issue, Pakistan has started recruiting battle-hardened Afghan and Pashtun fighters to create trouble in the State.
Chidambaram sent to CBI custody till August 26 Nirnimesh Kumar & Devesh K Pandey, Hindu
A court on Thursday sent former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram to five-day CBI custody in connection with the INX Media case. The court allowed Mr. Chidambaram's family members and lawyers to meet him for half an hour every day during the custody.
Nirav Modi to appear via videolink for remand hearing in UK Pioneer
Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi, wanted in India in connection with the nearly USD 2 billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud and money laundering case, is set to appear before a UK court for his customary 28-day remand hearing on Thursday.
Will do best to mediate: Trump to take up Kashmir with PM Modi at G7 Summit Business Standard
US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he would discuss the tense situation in Kashmir with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi when they meet at the G7 Summit in France during this weekend.
CBI arrests Chidambaram in connection with INX case Economic Times
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the INX Media corruption and money laundering case from his residence late Wednesday evening, hours after the Supreme Court refused to grant immediate hearing on his plea for interim protection from arrest and listed the matter for Friday.
PC on run as CBI-ED give chase Pioneer
Former Finance and Home Minister P Chidambaram is on the run from the law after the Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to come to his rescue following the Delhi High Court’s dismissal of his bail petition in the INX Media bribery case. Soon after the apex court’s denial of relief, sleuths of Enforcement Directorate and CBI landed at Chidambaram’s home in Jor Bagh, but the senior Congress leader could not be traced.
After call with Modi, Trump dials Imran Khan, asks to ‘moderate rhetoric’ Hindu
U.S. President Donald Trump has in a telephonic conversation urged Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan to “moderate rhetoric” with India over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir in an effort to reduce tensions.
Chandrayaan 2 to enter an orbit around the Moon today, two weeks before planned soft landing Firstpost
The second moon mission from India, Chandrayaan 2, is expected to enter the moon's orbit today (20 August), one of the few remaining critical milestones in the mission before the spacecraft attempts to soft-land on the moon's surface on 7 September.
30 dead as Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand bear brunt of rain fury, Delhi on flood alert Hindustan Times
Rains continued to lash several places in Punjab and other states on Monday after at least 30 people were killed and dozens reported missing or feared dead over the weekend across north India. Authorities in Uttarakhand and Punjab launched rescue operations in several places to move people stranded after flood and cloudbursts as the weather department forecast more rains in the region.
Rajnath Singh hints at 'No First Use' policy change amid tension with Pak Deepshikha Ghosh, NDTV
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today underscored that India reserves the right to change its policy of 'No First Use', which has been the cornerstone of India's nuclear weapons policy for decades. The government firmly stands by its 'No First Use' policy but "what happens in future will depend on the circumstances," the minister said at Pokhran in Rajasthan, the site of two nuclear tests by India.
J&K: 2G mobile internet restored in five districts, landlines active in 17 Valley exchanges Times of India
Following days of restrictions, mobile internet services has been restored in five districts of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. Starting today morning, 2G mobile internent services have been restored in Jammu, Reasi, Samba, Kathua and Udhampur district of the region.
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