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CBI raids Lalu, family members over railway tender

he CBI on Friday carried out raids at the residences of RJD chief Lalu Prasad and his family members in connection with a new case of alleged irregularities in awarding the tender for the...

Kovind to campaign in Meghalaya on Friday, HSPDP to abstain from voting

NDA's presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind will arrive here in this Congress-ruled state of Meghalaya on Friday to seek support for his candidature. The opposition Hill State Democratic People's Party (HSPDP), which has four legislators,...
Union Food and Civil Supplies Minister Ramvilas Paswan

Print revised MRP on unsold stocks or face action: Paswan

Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Wednesday said that manufacturers and vendors will have to print revised Maximum Retail Price (MRP), next to the old MRP, post Good and Service Tax (GST) rollout...

Ram Nath Kovind begins campaign in Telangana, Andhra

NDA presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday began his campaign in Telugu states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. A day after opposition parties' nominee Meira Kumar visited Hyderabad, Kovind arrived in the city to...
Former finance minister P. Chidambaram

Chidambaram attacks GST in its present form, says it will lead to inflation

In a scathing attack on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in its current form, senior Congress leader and former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Saturday said it will put a burden on the...
Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi

Vice President’s election on August 5

Election for India's next Vice President, to succeed M. Hamid Ansari, will be held on August 5 and counting of votes will be done on the same day, the Election Commission announced on Thursday. Chief...

Modi denounces killings in the name of cows

Breaking his silence on cow vigilantes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday made it clear that killing people in the name of "gau bhakti" was unacceptable. Addressing a gathering at the Sabarmati Ashram set up...
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Mamata raises concern over GST roll-out from July 1

Raising concern over the launch of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime from July 1, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said the unnecessary disastrous hurry will be an epic blunder...

Meira Kumar files nomination, says it is a fight of ideology

Accompanied by Congress president Sonia Gandhi, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and other leaders, opposition candidate Meira Kumar on Wednesday filed her nomination for the July 17 Presidential election, which she termed "a fight...

Yogi completes 100 days as Uttar Pradesh CM

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday completed 100 days in office and said he was committed to the welfare of the farmers and poor. He said his government was committed to Jan Sangh...

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