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Pranab Mukherjee may get candidature for Presidential poll.


June 12, New Delhi: The election commission may announce the presidential election schedule in a couple of days. On monday, the EC said that an official announcement of the presidential elections would be made soon; that is expected by tomorrow or the day after. Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is being widely seen as the Congress’s […]

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Presidential election: Will respect Congress’s decision, says Mamata Banerjee


June 11, New Delhi: Trinamool Congress chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has conveyed that she isn’t opposed to any candidate and it’s up to the Congress to decide. Banerjee, who has not specified any candidate for the post so far, has indicated her support reportedly after the Congress party unit in West […]

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Remaining 300 Air India pilots on strike to be sacked.


June 11, New Delhi: Air India decided to sack over 300 pilots who have been on strike for more than a month now over salary, promotion and training disputes, despite repeated calls to return to work, media reports said on Monday. Aviation Minister Ajit Singh gave an indication of that this morning when he said […]

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Anonymous India protest across India today.


June 9, Bengaluru: Global hacking movement Anonymous has called for protesters to take to the streets in 18 cities around India on Saturday over what it considers growing government censorship of the internet. Anonymous India, the Indian arm of the movement pledging allegiance to the infamous international network of hackers, held hectic parleys online to […]

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Naval War Room case: CBI raids premises of Abhishek Verma


June 7, New Delhi: On Thursday, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) conducted raids at the Delhi and Gurgaon homes and offices of Abhishek Verma, a US-based businessman facing charges of leaking classified documents from the Directorate of Naval Operations. “Raids have been conducted in the morning at 10 places, offices and houses, belonging to […]

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Fire broke out at Finance Ministry office, important documents destroyed

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June 7, New Delhi: A fire broke out in two rooms on the ground floor of the Ministry of Finance in North Block here in the early hours of this morning, destroying several files kept in them, official sources said. The fire broke out at 3.45 am and was put out in about two hours. […]

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Yuvraj Singh says he is nearing full fitness


June 5, New Delhi: Star all-rounder Yuvraj Singh is set to return to cricket very soon as the latest CT scan of his chest has revealed that the scarring tissue close to his lungs is almost gone. Doctors say Yuvraj, 30, is expected to make a full recovery and resume his cricket career. According to […]

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Team Anna, Baba Ramdev go separate ways, but vowed to support each other.

June 5, New Delhi: After a joint one-day fast, both sides, Team Anna and Baba Ramdev, seem to have took separate ways again. Baba Ramdev and Team Anna shared a stage on Sunday, calling for an end to corruption and renewing demands to bring back black money. Just two days later however, it looks as […]

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CWC authorised Sonia Gandhi to decide presidential candidates.

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June 5, New Delhi: The Congress Working Committee (CWC) on Monday authorised party president Sonia Gandhi to decide on the candidates for the coming presidential and vice-presidential elections. Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee, seen as a presidential race frontrunner, moved the proposal at the CWC meeting. A strong sense of uneasiness appeared at the CWC meeting […]

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Sachin Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP

sachin tendulkar RS MP

June 4, New Delhi: Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, who took oath as a Rajya Sabha member today, said that his focus will mainly be on cricket. Mr Tendulkar, who took oath in the office of Rajya Sabha Chairman Dr Hamid Ansari, said he was honoured and keen to help not only cricket but other sports […]

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