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Rain with thundershowers likely over parts of Uttar Pradesh: IMD
New Delhi, Aug 19 (Agencies): The Meteorological Centre in Lucknow predicted light to moderate rains accompanied with thundershowers over parts of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday. Showers are expected to hit places over Firozabad, Mainpuri, Kannauj, Farrukhabad, Shahjahanpur, Hardoi, Bahraich, Santravidasnagar, Jaunpur, Azamgarh, Mau district and adjoining areas. "Rain/ Thundershowers are very likely to occur today during next three hours (valid up to 8 pm) at some places over Firozabad, Mainpuri, Kannauj, Farrukhabad, Shahjahanpur, Hardoi, Bahraich, Santravidasnagar, Jaunpur, Azamgarh, Mau dist & adjoining areas," said Lucknow Meteorological Centre. According to the MeT Department, rainfall was recorded in Karwi, Shahjhanpur, Muhammadi, Nakur, Budhana, Muzaffarnagar, Hapur, Naraini and Deoband...
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No heavy rainfall in Kerala for next 5 days, predicts IMD
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 19 (Agencies): In a relief to the state, the India Meteorological Department on Sunday said that Kerala is likely not to receive heavy rainfall for the next five days. Weatherman Mrutyunjay Mohapatra added that the showers will gradually decrease over the state. "It is expected that for the next five days there won't be heavy rainfall in Kerala, rainfall will gradually decrease over the state," said Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, IMD. Kerela has been hit by a massive flood which left hundreds dead and thousands displaced or stranded. Incessant rains pounded the state since the past few weeks, causing havoc across 12 districts. A massive rescue and relief operation has been launched in Kerala. The Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard and National Disaster Response Force (ND...
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Will bring bill to build Ram Temple when BJP has strength in LS, RS: UP Minister
Lucknow, Aug 19 (Agencies): Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya on Sunday said he was hopeful that if the need arose and there was no way out, the Centre could opt for the legislative route in Parliament for the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya, when it has adequate numbers in both Houses. "When such a need arises that there is no way out except bringing a Bill, I am fully confident that in such a situation and when we have adequate strength (in both Houses of Parliament), remember these two things", he said without elaborating. "At present, in Parliament, we do not have adequate strength. Because even if we bring the matter in Lok Sabha, our strength in the Rajya Sabha is less, and it will definitely be defeated. Every devotee of Lord Ram knows this. The cou...
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When Pranab Mukherjee's dog bit Atal Bihari Vajpayee
NEW DELHI, Aug 19 (Agencies): Ever since former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away, people from across party lines have been sharing their memories of the late Bharatiya Janata Party stalwart. One such incident was shared by former president Pranab Mukherjee's daughter and Congress leader Sharmistha Mukherjee. Paying respects to the late leader, she recalled the time when her dog 'daku' bit the former PM and how her mother rushed to meet Vajpayee after getting to know about the incident. "Remembering a childhood incident when our dog Daku bit Vajpeyee ji during his morning walk.Hearing dis,my mom rushed 2 c him.He had a good laugh &sent her back wid homegrown vegies, (sic)" she tweeted. She also added that the neighbours, as they were then, continued to send each other delicacies. "Ex...
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Kerala floods death toll reaches 167, Modi to review situation today
NEW DELHI, Aug 17(Agencies): As devastating floods triggered by incessant rains continue to wreak havoc in Kerala taking the death toll to 167, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday morning announced of his travel to the state in the evening to take stock of the unfortunate situation. The PM also said he spoke to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in the morning and discussed the flood situation across the state. He also reviewed the rescue operations that have been going on in the state. We are receiving multiple repetitive rescue requests in CMO. Ensure that you add date and time along with exact location, any significant landmark, district, number of stranded people and contact number of victim in all new requests. The PM took to Twitter saying, "Had a telephone conversation with Kera...
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Shah Rukh Khan pens heartfelt note on Atal Bihari Vajpayee's demise
New Delhi, Aug 17(Agencies): The former Prime Minister of the country Atal Bihari Vajpayee left for his heavenly abode on August 16, 2018. The stalwart politician breathed his last at 5.05 pm. The veteran leader was admitted to AIIMS, New Delhi for past 9 weeks. It was in the last 36 hours that his health deteriorated. The nation mourns his immense loss and the void created by his demise will never be filled again. The entire nation is mourning this statesman's demise. Superstar Shah Rukh Khan too extended his condolences and took to his social media handle. He shared a heartwarming note where he described his association with the former PM and how SRK's father used to take him along to listen to the powerful speeches voiced by Atal ji. He also had the privilege of starring in a video w...
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29 CISF personnel awarded President's Police Medals
NEW DELHI, Aug 14 (Agencies): Twenty-nine CISF officials have been decorated with the President's Police Medal on the eve of the Independence Day for meritorious and distinguished service. The awardees of the distinguished service medal include deputy inspector general (DIG) JS Negi and inspector S Muthusamy. Among the meritorious service medal recipients are DIG Pratibha Agarwal, senior commandants Aparajita Mohapatra, Shishir Gupta, Ganga Shankar and assistant commandant KS Malik among others. Three personnel were awarded the fire service medal, a force spokesperson said. The about 1.80-lakh personnel strong Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) is tasked to guard 60 civil airports of the country apart from guarding vital infrastructure in the nuclear and aerospace domain. It al...
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Independence Day: 14 ITBP Men Awarded President's Police Medal
NEW DELHI, Aug 14 (Agencies): Fourteen officials of the border guarding force Indo- Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) have been decorated with the President's Police Medals for meritorious and distinguished service on the eve of Independence Day. Those decorated include Deputy Commandant and Senior Administrative Officer Devinder Pal (distinguished service) and Commandant of the 51st battalion M S Guleria (meritorious service), among others. The nearly 90,000-strong force is primarily tasked with guarding the 3,488 km Sino-India border apart from other internal security duties, including conducting anti-Naxal operations....
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Chhattisgarh Guv Balramji Dass Tandon dies at 90
CHHATTISGARH, Aug 14 (Agencies): Chhattisgarh governor Balramji Dass Tandon died on Tuesday hours after he was admitted to a hospital in Raipur after he complained of uneasiness, according to news agency ANI. Tandon was 90. Tandon had felt uneasy on Tuesday morning following which he was rushed to the state-run Dr B R Ambedkar Memorial Hospital in Raipur, the governor's secretary, Surendra Kumar Jaiswal, told agencies. He had been kept in the hospital's critical care unit and was under observation, Jaiswal had said, but did not divulge any further details. Tandon, one of the founder members of the Jansangh which later became the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), became the governor of Chhattisgarh in July 2014. During his long political career, he had served on various posts, including a...
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China’s PLA troops enter Indian territory in Ladakh, pitch tents
SIKKIM, Aug 14 (Agencies): Troops of China’s People’s Liberation Army has reportedly indulged in yet another instance of incursion in the Indian territory. According to a report in The Times of India, Chinese troops intruded around 400 metres inside Indian territory in eastern Ladakh. The report says that the PLA troops pitched five tents inside India. However, following brigadier-level talks between the two countries, three of the tents were removed. They intruded into Demchok sector of eastern Ladakh disguised as nomads with cattle. The incident reportedly happened in July, and the PLA troops refused to move back despite Indian soldiers showing flags to them, asking them to return to their territory. In December 2017, Chinese troops had reportedly entered Arunachal Pradesh. PLA troop...
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Kovind's address to the nation on eve of Independence Day
NEW DELHI, Aug 14 (Agencies): President Ram Nath Kovind addressed the nation on the eve of Independence Day 2018. In his address, President Kovind reflected on the sacrifices of those who fought for independence, and stressed the need to maintain efforts to retain the spirit of the freedom fighters. Here is the full text of President Kovind's Independence Day eve speech: Dear Fellow Citizens, My greetings to you as we complete 71 years as an independent nation. Tomorrow we will commemorate our 72nd Independence Day. For every Indian, whether living at home or anywhere else in the world, August 15 is sacred. It is marked on our calendars as a celebration of our sovereignty. We unfurl our national flag with great joy and enthusiasm in workplaces, municipalities, panchayats, colleges, s...
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Top Kejriwal aides turn govt approver
NEW DELHI, Aug 14 (Agencies): In a new twist to the case of alleged assault on Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash, two top officials linked to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal have now turned government approver, according to the Delhi Police. Zee Media quoted Additional DCP (North) Harindra Singh as saying on Tuesday that Vibhav Kumar and Vivek Yadav - two top officials in the Delhi government - have turned approver in the case. Vibhav Kumar is the personal secretary to CM Kejriwal and Vivek Yadav is his political secretary. This comes a day after the Delhi Police named Chief Minister Kejriwal, his deputy Manish Sisodia and 11 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs as accused in its chargesheet in connection with the case. The chargesheet, which was filed in the Patiala House Court before Additio...
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Simultaneous elections not possible without legal framework: CEC Rawat
NEW DELHI, Aug 14 (Agencies): Simultaneous elections are not possible without a legal framework as any extension or curtailment of the term of assemblies will require a constitutional amendment, Chief Election Commissioner O P Rawat said today, a day after the BJP made a fresh push to hold Lok Sabha and assembly polls together. Pointing at the need for a legal framework, he virtually ruled out holding simultaneous polls any time soon. "If the term of some state assemblies needs to be curtailed or extended, then a constitutional amendment will be required... Logistics arrangements with regard to 100 per cent availability of VVPATs (paper trail machines) will be a constraint," he told reporters to a question on whether simultaneous elections can be held anytime soon. "On the issue of 'on...
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Simultaneous Lok Sabha and state polls not possible: Nitish on 'One nation one election'
PATNA, Aug 14 (Agencies): Conducting simultaneous polls for Lok Sabha and state Legislative Assemblies is not possible, said Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar while commenting on 'One nation one election' on Tuesday. “Is election mein yeh possible nahi hai ki Lok Sabha aur sabhi Vidhan Sabha ka chunav ek sath kiya jaaye. Yeh sambhav nahi hai. Vyacharik roop se yeh sahi hai (It is not possible to conduct simultaneous polls for Lok Sabha and Vidhan Sabha in this elections. It is not possible. This holds true ideologically),” said Kumar at an event. The BJP-led Centre is currently trying to build a consensus on simultaneous elections for Lok Sabha and state Assemblies. However, political parties are divided on the issue. Besides NDA constituent Shiromani Akali Dal, the AIADMK, the Samajwa...
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Tributes pour in after Somnath Chatterjee's death
NEW DELHI, Aug 13 (Agencies): Leaders across party lines on Monday condoled the death of former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee, describing him as an outstanding parliamentarian who enriched Indian politics. Chatterjee, 89, passed away at a private hospital in Kolkata on Monday morning following multiple organ failure. Tributes poured in as news came in of the death of the 10-time Lok Sabha MP who had joined the Communist Party of India-Marxist in 1968. Chatterjee was speaker of the Lok Sabha from 2004 to 2009. President Ram Nath Kovind condoled the loss by posting on Twitter. “Sorry to hear of the passing of Shri Somnath Chatterjee, former Speaker of the Lok Sabha and a veteran parliamentarian who had a forceful presence in the House. A loss for public life in Benga...
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Umar Khalid says accused fired in the air: Delhi Police
NEW DELHI, Aug Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Umar Khalid had a narrow escape when a shot was fired in the air by an unidentified man at the Constitution Club near Parliament in Delhi on Monday. Police officials later claimed that Khalid, in his statement, said that the accused had first pounced on him, then pushed him before firing in the air. Khalid was at the Constitution Club to attend an event titled 'Khauff Se Azaadi', organised by an organisation named 'United Against Hate'. Scenes of absolute chaos erupted when a man tried to shoot him. Delhi Police DCP Madhur Verma said that his team is verifying the sequence of events. "Umar Khalid said that he was attacked. Somebody pounced on him and pushed, thereafter he tried to fire at Khalid but couldn't," he said. "According t...
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SC orders security for survivor in Hapur lynching case
NEW DELHI, Aug 13 (Agencies): A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra also issued a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government on the plea filed by Samiuddin, who was allegedly brutally assaulted by the mob in the incident, seeking an independent Special Investigation Team probe into the incident and transfer of investigation and the subsequent trial outside the state. A bench, also comprising Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud, directed the Superintendent of Police of Hapur district in Uttar Pradesh to consider the request of the sole surviving victim on being granted the protection. “Issue notice. In the meantime, Inspector General of Meerut range shall conduct an inquiry and submit a report in regard to the incident within two weeks,” the court ordered. The bench has now po...
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Woman, daughter beaten in W.Bengal for allegedly supporting BJP
KOLKATA, Aug 14 (Agencies): A mother and her daughter were mercilessly thrashed in West Bengal's Asansol on the suspicion that they support Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Their house was also ransacked and damaged. The incident took place in Railpar locality of Asansol where Mutri Singh and her daughter were beaten allegedly by Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers on Sunday night. It has been alleged that TMC leader Deepak Gupta and around 20 of his men reached Murti Singh's house and began thrashing her and her daughter. Even as the two were covered in their own blood but the accused reportedly went on to next ransack their house. Mutri Singh said that the accused broke several items inside their rather modest accommodation. The two were eventually rushed to a local hospital where they were...
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Rahul dares Modi for debate on Rafale
NEW DELHI, Aug 13 (aGENCIES): Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Monday challenged Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a debate on the Rafale aircraft deal issue. The Congress has raised several questions on the Rafale deal, accusing the government of compromising with national interests. “Let a debate happen between me and Narendra Modi on Rafael deal... I will speak at length for hours,” Gandhi said at ‘Jana Dwani’ (people’s voice) rally organised by the state Congress in north Karnataka. In a scathing attack on the Modi government, Gandhi said, “Chowkidar hi bhaagidar Hai. (This watchman is a collaborator),” and accused the prime minister of “stealing” taxpayers’ money and giving it to his “friend” whose firm he alleged had bagged a contract in the Rafale deal. Focussing most part of his s...
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'BJP won't benefit from the NRC electorally'
NEW DELHI, Aug 13 (Agencies): Relatives of a former President, a former chief minister of the state, an ex-serviceman who served for 30 years, wife of an MLA of the ruling party, and an MLA of the principal Opposition party are among those 4 million people left out of the final draft of Assam's National Register of Citizens. Clearly, the draft has a large scope for correction and these persons and others like them are most likely to be included in the final list of citizens. But there seems to be no clear policy about those who will eventually be declared 'non-citizens'. As the exercise was carried out under the Supreme Court's monitoring, questions are being raised why the apex court did not ask the government, or lay out guidelines, to make a plan to deal with such people and decide ...
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DMK split wide open, Alagiri challenges Stalin days after Karunanidhi's death
CHENNAI, Aug 13 (Agencies): It has not even been a week since DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi died and a rebellion in the party has begun to surface. Standing at Karunanidhi's memorial on Monday, his son MK Alagiri launched an open rebellion against his estranged brother MK Stalin. Claiming that he has the support of the entire DMK cadre, he said that real party members are backing him. "All the real supporters of the DMK are with me. Only time will give a befitting reply. I am pained at what’s happening," he said on Monday. The timing of his statement bears significance as it comes just a day ahead of the executive committee meeting that is scheduled to take place on Tuesday where a decision may be taken regarding the elevation of DMK working president MK Stalin to the top post of the p...
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Ahead of I-Day, India steps up vigil along Bangladesh, Myanmar border
Agartala/Aizawl aug 13 (Agencies): Ahead of the Independence Day, Indian authorities have asked security forces to increase vigil along the international borders with Bangladesh and Myanmar, officials said on Monday. Border Security Force troopers are guarding India's border with Bangladesh while the Assam Rifles are deployed along the country's frontier with Myanmar. "We have asked the BSF to further intensify vigil along the India-Bangladesh border to check any trespassing and clandestine trans-border movements," Tripura`s Inspector General of Police (law and order) K.V. Sreejesh told IANS. Additional security in all entry and exist points of Tripura were deployed and CCTV cameras were installed to closely monitor the movement of vehicles and people, he said. "Security was also step...
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Rajnath conducts aerial survey of Kerala's flood-ravaged districts
KERALA, Aug 12 (Agencies): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday conducted an aerial survey of the flood-ravaged districts of Kerala. Singh was accompanied by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Union Tourism Minister K J Alphons. Earlier in the day, Singh had taken to Twitter to announce of his aerial survey and also informed that he would be visiting the relief campsites. Singh tweeted, "Heading to Kerala to take stock of the flood situation in the state. Shall conduct a survey of the flood-affected areas and also visit the relief campsites." After a brief lull, rains started lashing several parts of Kerala since Sunday morning, posing problems to the relief operations undertaken By multiple agencies in the flood and landslides hit regions. There were no fresh casualties report...
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Rahul winks again, this time at a rally in Rajasthan
NEW DELHI, Aug 12 (Agencies): Even as the 'hug and wink' row in Lok Sabha during the no-confidence motion is still fresh, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi has found himself stuck in yet another controversy. Rahul has been caught on camera winking, yet again. On Saturday, Rahul addressed a rally in Rajasthan to campaign for the party for the upcoming state elections and the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. In a video shot at the rally, Rahul can be seen winking to party's state chief Sachin Pilot. Soon after the wink, Sachin Pilot hugged AICC general secretary and former chief minister Ashok Gehlot on the stage. The hug on the stage was seen as a projection of a united face of the Rajasthan Congress. After delivering his speech, Rahul brought both the leaders closer and then they hugged each other,...
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Somnath’s condition critical, on ventilator support
KOLKATA, Aug 12 (Agencies): Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee was admitted to hospital in Kolkata following a heart attack on Sunday morning. It is reported that he is also suffering from kidney ailments. He is currently on ventilator support and his condition is declared as critical, news agency ANI reported. A team of seven doctors is looking after Chatterjee's treatment. Chatterjee's was earlier in June admitted to the hospital after he suffered a hemorrhagic stroke. He was released from the hospital but re-admitted on Saturday. 89-year-old Chatterjee had been associated with the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and served as the speaker of Lok Sabha from 2004 to 2009 during the UPA rule. Elected as Member of Parliament (MP) ten times, Chatterjee is also one of the lo...
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