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TMC to grill Modi govt in Parliament
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Upping the ante against BJP, Trinamool Congress said the party will grill the Modi government in Parliament during the budget session on its "failure" to fulfil its pre-poll promises like bringing back black money stashed abroad. The party said it will also politically fight the Government over CBI quizzing TMC leaders in the multi-crore chit fund scam. "We will grill Modi...
Step up efforts to combat terror, Ban tells Pak   
Condemning the deadly bombing of a Shia mosque in Pakistan, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called on the country to step up efforts to protect religious minorities and combat terrorism. In a statement issued by his spokesperson, Ban said he is appalled by such vicious targeting of people on account of their religious affiliation. He condemned the bombing of the Shia mosque in...
'Reputation tarnished by dirty stories'   
New Delhi: Two days after she was abruptly relieved of her post, former foreign secretary Sujatha Singh said on Friday that her reputation has been tarnished by adverse stories coming out about her on social media and that "it was not necessary to get low and dirty".Singh, who sought early retirement after the Narendra Modi government appointed S. Jaishankar to replace her on Wednesday...
China admits mistrust about mega Silk Road project   
eijing: Vigorously pushing its mega New Silk Road and Maritime Silk Road plans over which India has reservations, China admitted "mistrust" among other countries over its "strategic motivations" and sought to ally concerns of "regional hegemony". Refuting comparisons between Silk Road plans for which President Xi Jinping has allocated $40 billion and that of the...
BSF foiled 11 infiltration bids in January   01 February, 2015
Jammu: The Border Security Force (BSF) foiled 11 attempts by terrorists in January to sneak into Jammu and Kashmir from Pakistan, a senior BSF official has said."Eight of the bids were made in the last 15 days," the official told IANS."The (terrorist) groups mostly consisted of six to eight heavily armed militants belonging to the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT)," he added.According to...
Fresh probe likely, oppn calls it 'poll gimmick'   01 February, 2015
Jayanthi Natarajan quits Congress   30 January, 2015
US rejects Pak criticism of India-US n-deal   31 January, 2015
'Natarajan being used by BJP ahead of Delhi polls'   31 January, 2015
IS militants seize 15 oil workers in Iraq   31 January, 2015
AirAsia captain left seat before jet lost control   31 January, 2015
Japan, Jordan working closely on fate of captive journalist   30 January, 2015
Romney opts out of 2016 run for president   31 January, 2015
Canada to criminalize public terror threats   31 January, 2015
Obama's religious freedom message is for US too: Envoy   31 January, 2015
CPI opposes dropping of "secular" word from Preamble   31 January, 2015
Pak mourns victims of suicide bombing in Shia mosque   31 January, 2015
IS chemical weapons expert killed in airstrike   31 January, 2015
Japan says hostage negotiations 'deadlocked': report   31 January, 2015
Agni-5 successfully test-fired   31 January, 2015
Co-pilot flew AirAsia aircraft before crash   29 January, 2015
Jordan follows up on captured pilot's situation   30 January, 2015
No interference from Sonia, Rahul, say leaders   30 January, 2015
Malaysia declares MH370 an "accident"   29 January, 2015
'Will review files mentioned by Jayanthi'   30 January, 2015
Naqvi gets bail, courts stays conviction   29 January, 2015
US committed to seeing through nuclear deal: Verma   30 January, 2015
20 killed, 55 injured in Shia mosque blast   30 January, 2015
Jayanthi Natarajan decides to quit Congress   30 January, 2015
Pak Bar Council observes black day   29 January, 2015
Give importance to mobile governance: Modi   30 January, 2015
Uber rape victim sues company in US   30 January, 2015
Abortion rate doubles in 10 years in Pak   29 January, 2015
US stresses growing relationship with India   30 January, 2015
Sri Lanka to further strengthen ties with India, China   29 January, 2015
Wired and viral   24 January, 2015
Japan to continue capital punishment   29 January, 2015
Siri Lanka!   19 January, 2015
Barracking Delhi   24 January, 2015
China hopes Swaraj's visit will reset focus on ties   29 January, 2015
MH370 met with accident: Malaysian Govt   29 January, 2015
IS said to set new deadline for hostage swap   29 January, 2015
Anna Hazare plans fresh agitation   29 January, 2015
S. Jaishankar takes charge as foreign secretary   29 January, 2015
Cong questions abrupt removal of Foreign Secretary   29 January, 2015
Obama won't meet Netanyahu before Israeli elections   29 January, 2015
Obama praises India's beauty   27 January, 2015
CAT on hot tin roof   24 January, 2015
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