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BJP attacking country’s Constitution, using lies for benefit: Rahul


New Delhi, December 28 : Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday slammed the BJP accusing it of attacking the country’s Constitution and using lies for political benefits, while asserting that the central idea of the Congress party is truth. Addressing a function here to mark the Congress’s Foundation Day, he said his party might suffer or lose elections but would ...

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India to ‘leapfrog’ Britain to become 5th largest economy in 2018


New York, December 27 : India will “leapfrog” Britain and France to become the world’s fifth largest economy in 2018, ahead of an oncoming major global economic shift towards Asia, according to a British research organisation. The World Economic League Table (WELT) 2018 released on Monday by Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) said that in dollar terms India ...

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L-G or government, who will have the final say, asks CM Arvind Kejriwal


New Delhi, December 27 : A day after Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal returned the AAP government’s move to home deliver public services, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday attacked him, questioning “who should have the final say”. “LG says digitisation enough. Elected government says digitisation needs to be coupled with doorstep delivery. LG does not agree. So, the question ...

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Pakistan sends shoes of Jadhav’s wife for forensic testing


Islamabad, December 27 : Pakistani authorities have sent the footwear worn by Kulbhushan Jadhav’s wife for forensic examination to determine the nature of the suspected presence of a foreign object, a media report said on Wednesday. The authorities were checking if the “metallic object” in the shoes was a camera or a recording chip, Pakistan Today quoted Foreign Office (FO) ...

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Jai Ram Thakur sworn in as Himachal CM; 10 ministers also take oath


Shimla, December 27 : Bharatiya Janata Party’s Jai Ram Thakur was sworn in as chief minister of Himachal Pradesh in a ceremony that top BJP leaders such as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah attended on Wednesday. Thakur—a five-time BJP MLA from Seraj constituency of the hill state who was the BJP’s pick for the position after ...

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