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Uddhav Thackeray slams Opposition for stalling Council proceedings over farmer loans


Mumbai: Hitting out at the Opposition for stalling Legislative Council proceedings over the issue of waiving off farmers’ loans, Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray today said the demands of rival parties sound hollow as they did nothing for farmers when in power.”You were in power for the last 15 years. Why did you not waive off farmers loans then? Why ...

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Coal scam: Court to pass order on CBI’s final report on Friday


New Delhi: A special court will on Friday pronounce its order on CBI’s final probe report filed in a coal scam case allegedly involving Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda and others.”Certain clarifications have been sought. Put up for order tomorrow,” Special CBI Judge Bharat Parashar said on Thursday.File photo of a truck being loaded with top soil at the Jharia ...

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Arvind Kejriwal’s Appeal Wins Donations for ‘Broke’ AAP


NEW DELHI: Within a day of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s emotional appeal for funds, over 500 contributors had donated more than Rs. 6.50 lakh to his Aam Aadmi Party.On Tuesday, according to figures released by AAP, donations crossed the one lakh barrier after nearly two months. “The amount reached Rs. 6,75,783 with 537 contributors responding to the appeal by ...

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Iran n-deal will benefit Pakistan: Economists


Islamabad, July 15: The Iran nuclear deal will benefit Pakistan due to the new business opportunities that would emerge, economists have said. Dawn reported on Thursday that once the Iranian economy is unshackled, Pakistan will gain from the new business opportunities that would come up. Economists believe Iran’s re-entry into global economy would create business opportunities worth tens of billions ...

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PM Modi’s inability to attend President’s Iftar party sending wrong message: Congress


Gurgaon (Haryana), July 15 : One person was killed and another was injured, as some unidentified men open fired at an SUV at Gurgaon’s M.G. Road on Wednesday morning.The police rushed to the spot immediately.”One person killed and one injured,” ACP Rajesh Kumar told PE.The incident caused the car to topple over onto an auto-rickshaw, reportedly injuring the driver. As ...

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