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The Hindu
Yakub Memon and the story of death penalty in India, so farThe Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a curative petition filed by Yakub Memon
Yakub Memon and the story of death penalty in India, so far
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a curative petition filed by Yakub Memon, sentenced to death by a special TADA court for his role in the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts. Yakub Memon was hanged at 6.35 am on July 30 after his last ditch efforts to stay... Read more
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Deepika
World News DetailHowever, the government has put the JuD on the list of groups being closely wa
World News Detail
Deepika / Posted 7 days ago
However, the government has put the JuD on the list of groups being closely watched by the officials, which means that it can be banned if found guilty of promoting militancy. JuD is listed as a terror outfit by the UN and its chief Hafiz Saeed... Read more
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The Hindu
JuD, Haqqani network not banned in PakistanMumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed-led Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and Afghanistan-b
JuD, Haqqani network not banned in Pakistan
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed-led Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and Afghanistan-based dreaded Haqqani network are not banned in Pakistan, according to an official list of 60 proscribed outfits. However, the government has put the JuD on the list of... Read more
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New Kerala
Jaitley attacks Congress for stalling GST bill Describing the passage of the stalled Goods and Services Tax Bill as a parame
Jaitley attacks Congress for stalling GST bill
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
Describing the passage of the stalled Goods and Services Tax Bill as a parameter to measure the maturity of India's political system, union finance minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday made a veiled attack... Read more
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Business Standard India
Jaimini Bhagwati: Promote competitive federalismTo get around Parliament logjam, the central government should push reforms in
Jaimini Bhagwati: Promote competitive federalism
Business Standard India / Posted 12 days ago
To get around Parliament logjam, the central government should push reforms in NDA-ruled statesTo get around Parliament logjam, the central government should push reforms in NDA-ruled statesThe monsoon... Read more
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The Telegraph
Govt faces questions in Maggi caseNew Delhi, Aug. 17: The national consumer court today admitted a "class action"
Govt faces questions in Maggi case
The Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
New Delhi, Aug. 17: The national consumer court today admitted a "class action" suit by the Centre that sought compensation from Nestle for selling allegedly unsafe and mislabelled noodles but it repeatedly questioned the government's failure to... Read more
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Reuters
Modi says pro-poor, quiet on big business in key annual addressPrime Minister Narendra Modi speaks to the media on the opening day of the mons
Modi says pro-poor, quiet on big business in key annual address
Reuters / Posted 18 days ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks to the media on the opening day of the monsoon session of the Indian parliament in New Delhi, India, July 21, 2015. NEW DELHI Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought to shed an image that he governs for big... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Modi says pro-poor, quiet on big business in key annual addressPrime Minister Narendra Modi speaks to the media on the opening day of the mons
Modi says pro-poor, quiet on big business in key annual address
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 18 days ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks to the media on the opening day of the monsoon session of the Indian parliament in New Delhi, India, July 21, 2015. NEW DELHI Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought to shed an image that he governs for big... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Towards Corruption-Free Elections - Is the Desire for Corruption-Free Elections an Achievable Goal?The long history of primary elections within Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM), for its
Towards Corruption-Free Elections - Is the Desire for Corruption-Free Elections an Achievable Goal?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
The long history of primary elections within Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM), for its candidates who aspire to be elected to Parliament and to Local Government Authorities, shows that CCM has been changing its election rules of procedure for these primary... Read more
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The Hindu
Circumventing the Rajya SabhaThe Rajya Sabha should not be deprived of its legitimate right to legislative d
Circumventing the Rajya Sabha
The Hindu / Posted 20 days ago
The Rajya Sabha should not be deprived of its legitimate right to legislative disapproval through strategems such as certifying any bill as a money bill The Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, Vice-President Hamid Ansari and the Deputy Chairman, Prof. P.J.... Read more
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New Kerala
Parliament can resume if government acts against tainted ministers, says Congress Proceedings in parliament can resume if the NDA Government acts firmly agains
Parliament can resume if government acts against tainted ministers, says Congress
New Kerala / Posted 20 days ago
Proceedings in parliament can resume if the NDA Government acts firmly against its tainted ministers, said the Congress Party on Wednesday after receiving over 15000... Read more
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asianage
Challenge of Pakistan’s asymmetric warfare & liesSecurity personnel during an encounter with terrorists at the police station in
Challenge of Pakistan’s asymmetric warfare & lies
asianage / Posted 21 days ago
Security personnel during an encounter with terrorists at the police station in Dinanagar town in Punjab’s Gurdaspur. — AFP The shrill anti-India rhetoric in Pak media and recent attacks are definite indications of the mood in Pakistan’s... Read more
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asianage
Challenge of Pakistan's asymmetric warfare & liesSecurity personnel during an encounter with terrorists at the police station in
Challenge of Pakistan's asymmetric warfare & lies
asianage / Posted 21 days ago
Security personnel during an encounter with terrorists at the police station in Dinanagar town in Punjab’s Gurdaspur. — AFP The shrill anti-India rhetoric in Pak media and recent attacks are definite indications of the mood in Pakistan’s... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Was it the 14 or 15 August ??George Orwell, a great philosopher warned the mankind in no uncertain words tha
Was it the 14 or 15 August ??
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
George Orwell, a great philosopher warned the mankind in no uncertain words that, “The most effective way to destroy a people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” Unfortunately, our pseudo intellectuals and the so... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Was it the 14 or 15 August??George Orwell, a great philosopher warned the mankind in no uncertain words tha
Was it the 14 or 15 August??
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
George Orwell, a great philosopher warned the mankind in no uncertain words that, "The most effective way to destroy a people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history." Unfortunately, our pseudo intellectuals and the so... Read more
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asianage
MPs seek privilege breach proceedings against Sadhvi PrachiSeveral Opposition MPs on Friday sought breach of privilege proceedings against
MPs seek privilege breach proceedings against Sadhvi Prachi
asianage / Posted 25 days ago
Several Opposition MPs on Friday sought breach of privilege proceedings against VHP leader Sadhvi Prachi for her controversial “terrorists in Parliament” remarks and gave a notice to Rajya Sabha chairman Hamid Ansari in this regard. Senior... Read more
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New Kerala
Sadhvi Prachi's 'terrorists in Parliament' remark unfortunate: Kirti Azad Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kirti Azad on Friday downplayed VHP leade
Sadhvi Prachi's 'terrorists in Parliament' remark unfortunate: Kirti Azad
New Kerala / Posted 25 days ago
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kirti Azad on Friday downplayed VHP leader Sadhvi Prachi's controversial remark there are 'one or two terrorists' in Parliament and said... Read more
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New Kerala
Sadhvi Prachi's remark an 'insult to Parliament': Congress Taking strong exception to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sadh
Sadhvi Prachi's remark an 'insult to Parliament'
New Kerala / Posted 26 days ago
: Congress Taking strong exception to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sadhvi Prachi's 'terrorists' remarks, Congress leader Pramod Tiwari on Friday said the former's statement is an insult to the... Read more
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The News & Observer
The Day's Best Photos | 08.06.15 | News & Observer A boy offers prayer as after releasing a paper lan
The Day's Best Photos |
The News & Observer / Posted 26 days ago
08.06.15 | News & Observer A boy offers prayer as after releasing a paper lantern into the Motoyasu River where hundreds of thousands of atomic bombing victims died with the backdrop of the Atomic Bomb Dome in Hiroshima,... Read more
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asianage
Terrorists in Parliament, says Sadhvi PrachiFirebrand VHP leader Sadhvi Prachi triggered another controversy on Thursday by
Terrorists in Parliament, says Sadhvi Prachi
asianage / Posted 26 days ago
Firebrand VHP leader Sadhvi Prachi triggered another controversy on Thursday by alleging there are “one or two terrorists” in Parliament, apparently targeting MPs who were against the hanging of 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon. Prachi’s... Read more
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New Kerala
Inclusive museums a good idea: Mukherjee President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said creating museums for all and moul
Inclusive museums a good idea: Mukherjee
New Kerala / Posted 26 days ago
President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said creating museums for all and moulding them in civic spaces would serve society in several ways. "Museums necessarily have to address the changing needs of a... Read more
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asianage
There are 1-2 terrorists in Parliament: Sadhvi Prachi sparks controversy yet againSadhvi Prachi Arya. (Photo: PTI) Congress demanded action against the VHP lead
There are 1-2 terrorists in Parliament: Sadhvi Prachi sparks controversy yet again
asianage / Posted 26 days ago
Sadhvi Prachi Arya. (Photo: PTI) Congress demanded action against the VHP leader Roorkee: Firebrand VHP leader Sadhvi Prachi triggered another controversy on Thursday by alleging there are "one or two terrorists" in Parliament in remarks that... Read more
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asianage
There are 1-2 terrorists in Parliament Sadhvi Prachi sparks controversy yet againSadhvi Prachi Arya. (Photo: PTI) Congress demanded action against the VHP lead
There are 1-2 terrorists in Parliament Sadhvi Prachi sparks controversy yet again
asianage / Posted 26 days ago
Sadhvi Prachi Arya. (Photo: PTI) Congress demanded action against the VHP leader Roorkee: Firebrand VHP leader Sadhvi Prachi triggered another controversy on Thursday by alleging there are "one or two terrorists" in Parliament in remarks that... Read more
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26d
Business Standard India
Aviva to increase stake in Indian business to 49%Aviva Plc, today said that they plan to increase their stake in its India busin
Aviva to increase stake in Indian business to 49%
Business Standard India / Posted 26 days ago
Aviva Plc, today said that they plan to increase their stake in its India business to 49 per cent. Aviva India (Life Insurance) is a joint venture between Dabur Invest Corp (DIC) and Aviva with the latter currently holding a 26 per cent stake in the... Read more
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Calcutta News
Two trains derail at India river crossing, dozens killed HARDA, India - Dozens of passengers were killed in two separate train derailm
Two trains derail at India river crossing, dozens killed
Calcutta News / Posted 27 days ago
HARDA, India - Dozens of passengers were killed in two separate train derailments near a flooded river crossing in central India, officials said on Wednesday as rescuers were still searching... Read more
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New Kerala
Government negating constitution: CPI-M The CPI-M on Tuesday said that the government's failure to put forth c
Government negating constitution
New Kerala / Posted 28 days ago
: CPI-M The CPI-M on Tuesday said that the government's failure to put forth concrete proposals to break the parliament logjam and the subsequent suspension of 25 Congress parliamentarians showed that the NDA was... Read more
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asianage
Centre's fresh bid to end Parliament deadlock hinges on all-party meet tomorrowIndian Parliament (Photo: PTI/File) With half of the Monsoon session virtually
Centre's fresh bid to end Parliament deadlock hinges on all-party meet tomorrow
asianage / Posted 30 days ago
Indian Parliament (Photo: PTI/File) With half of the Monsoon session virtually washed out, Government will make a fresh bid to end the two-week-long deadlock in Parliament with an all-party meeting on Monday. While the BJP-led coalition is reaching... Read more
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The Hindu
37,000 people wake up to a new dawnAs the sun rose on August 1, some 37,000 people of 111 former Indian enclaves w
37,000 people wake up to a new dawn
The Hindu / Posted a month ago
As the sun rose on August 1, some 37,000 people of 111 former Indian enclaves woke up to a new dawn as Bangladeshi citizens after 68 years of statelessness. For the first time, the Bangladeshi national flag was hoisted in these enclaves in the... Read more
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New Kerala
Nearly 14,000 people become new citizens of India as land swap starts Nearly 14,000 people became Indian nationals one minute past midnight on Satu
Nearly 14,000 people become new citizens of India as land swap starts
New Kerala / Posted a month ago
Nearly 14,000 people became Indian nationals one minute past midnight on Saturday as India gained access to 55 Bangladeshi enclaves in a historic land swap amid a huge celebration... Read more
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International Business Times
India and Bangladesh border deal gives citizenship to 50,000 peopleAt midnight on 31 July, around 50,000 people became citizens of India or Bangla
India and Bangladesh border deal gives citizenship to 50,000 people
International Business Times / Posted 1 months ago
At midnight on 31 July, around 50,000 people became citizens of India or Bangladesh after living in limbo for decades. While 14,214 citizens of Bangladesh residing in 51 enclaves on the Indian side became Indians, a large number of people in the 111... Read more
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New Kerala
Bangladesh enclave swapping starts todayIndia- India and Bangladesh will finally start exchanging 162 enclaves from Fr
Bangladesh enclave swapping starts today
New Kerala / Posted 1 months ago
India- India and Bangladesh will finally start exchanging 162 enclaves from Friday to accord nationality to more than 51,000 people in a historic event that ends four decades of deadlock. Under the landmark... Read more
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The Hindu
Lok Sabha adjourned after Question Hour ends12:30 pm 12:23 pm Textile Minister informs the House that August 7 will be os
Lok Sabha adjourned after Question Hour ends
The Hindu / Posted 1 months ago
12:30 pm 12:23 pm Textile Minister informs the House that August 7 will be oserved as National Handloom Day 12:22 pm Sloganeering resumes 12:21 pm After asking MPs to remain united against terrorism,... Read more
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asianage
India-Bangladesh land swap: Over 14,000 new Indian citizensBorder Security Force (BSF) personnel patrol near the unfenced India Bangladesh
India-Bangladesh land swap: Over 14,000 new Indian citizens
asianage / Posted 1 months ago
Border Security Force (BSF) personnel patrol near the unfenced India Bangladesh border at Durgapur, 56 kms south of Agartala India will hand over 51 enclaves and Bangladesh will give India 111 enclaves New Delhi: Ending more than four decades of... Read more
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asianage
India-Bangladesh land swap Over 14,000 new Indian citizensBorder Security Force (BSF) personnel patrol near the unfenced India Bangladesh
India-Bangladesh land swap Over 14,000 new Indian citizens
asianage / Posted 1 months ago
Border Security Force (BSF) personnel patrol near the unfenced India Bangladesh border at Durgapur, 56 kms south of Agartala India will hand over 51 enclaves and Bangladesh will give India 111 enclaves New Delhi: Ending more than four decades of... Read more
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Sports Business Daily
Indian Sports Minister Sonowal Says BCCI Is Accountable To The PublicSBD Global/July 31, 2015/Leagues and Governing Bodies Asked about his statem
Indian Sports Minister Sonowal Says BCCI Is Accountable To The Public
Sports Business Daily / Posted 1 months ago
SBD Global/July 31, 2015/Leagues and Governing Bodies Asked about his statement in the Indian Parliament that Board of Control for Cricket in India was not a Sports Federation... Read more
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Daily Mail
Man behind 1993 Mumbai bombings has been hangedAccountant behind India's deadliest terror attack which killed 257 in Mumbai in
Man behind 1993 Mumbai bombings has been hanged
Daily Mail / Posted 1 months ago
Accountant behind India's deadliest terror attack which killed 257 in Mumbai in 1993 is hanged after losing last minute mercy plea The 53-year-old was convicted of financing the attack which killed 257 Yakub Memon, pictured on his arrest after the... Read more
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