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Locals protest against administration over encroachment issue in Chandigarh


Chandigarh, June 29 : The locals staged a protest outside the Deputy Commissioner’s office here on Monday against the Union Territory administration’s notice to vacate the government land occupied by them.The protestors, who wanted to meet the Deputy Commissioner, started pelting stones at the cops when they were denied permission. The police personnel deployed on duty later baton charged some ...

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Sushma Swaraj’s ministry refuses RTI info on Lalit Modi, draws flak


New Delhi: With External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj facing opposition onslaught over ‘Lalitgate’, her office has declined to provide information about the controversy surrounding restoration of former IPL boss Lalit Modi’s passport, drawing sharp criticism from Congress and the Left. Responding to an RTI plea containing seven questions, the External Affairs Ministry said, while a part of the queries did ...

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Canadian UK, US students suspected to leave Sudan to join ISIS


Khartoum, 29 June : Twelve medical students studying in Khartoum’s private University of Medical Sciences and Technology, have reportedly left Sudan’s national capital to reach Turkey in a bid to join the Islamic State. Nine among them are believed to be nationals from United Kingdom, United States and Canada. Out of them, three are learnt to be women.The students although possessing ...

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Suresh Prabhu orders enquiry into Churchgate mishap


New Delhi, June 29 : Union Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday confirmed that he has ordered an enquiry into the Churchgate mishap, after a local train rammed into the dead end at the railway station, leaving a woman seriously injured.Prabhu took to twitter to share the information. “Ordered enquiry into freak accident at Churchgate. All lapses of any kind ...

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AAP to hold protest march demanding resignation of ‘tainted’ BJP leaders today

Supporters of Aam Aadmi (Common Man) Party (AAP) cheer as they hold an Indian national flag and a cutout of AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal, who took an oath as the new chief minister of Delhi, during a swearing-in ceremony at Ramlila ground in New Delhi February 14, 2015. The two-year-old anti-graft party took office in the Indian capital on Saturday, promising to fight divisive politics in a challenge to the federal government of Narendra Modi that has faced criticism for attacks on churches and other minorities. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee (INDIA - Tags: POLITICS)

New Delhi, June 29 : The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will hold a protest march in the national capital today, demanding the resignation of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and HRD Minister Smriti Irani.The protest march will take place from Jantar Mantar to the Parliament. The BJP, which has been defending Sushma Swaraj despite opposition ...

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