Will waive off loans of all farmers in Chhattisgarh: Rahul

Koriya/Jashpur (Chhattisgarh), Nov 17  Charging the ruling BJP with creating two Chhattisgarhs, one of the rich and the other of the poor and the exploited, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday pledged to waive off all farm loans within 10 days of his party coming to power in the state. Campaigning for the second phase […]

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Congress pits Jaswant’s son against Raje in Rajasthan

New Delhi, Nov 17  The Congress on Saturday released its second list of candidates for the Rajasthan Assembly polls, pitting Manvendra Singh, the son of BJP veteran and former Union Minister Jaswant Singh, against Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje in her traditional Jhalrapatan seat. Former BJP MLA Manvendra Singh, who recently joined the Congress, is among […]

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Police attach absconding Bihar Minister’s properties

Patna, Nov 17  Police in Bihar on Saturday started attaching properties of absconding former Minister Manju Verma after a court order in an arms case connected to the Muzaffarpur shelter home horror. “A property attachment notice was pasted on her residence and the police began the process,” Begusarai Superintendent of Police Avkash Kumar said. Verma […]

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John, Ileana unusual, vibrant pairing for ‘Pagalpanti’: Anees Bazmee

Mumbai, Nov 17  Filmmaker Anees Bazmee, who will be heading to London for the recce of his next movie “Pagalpanti”, says the casting is fresh and he is confident that their chemistry will work wonders. “John has proved time and again that he is a bankable star and Ileana has done very interesting work even […]

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Facebook investors want Mark Zuckerberg to resign: Report

San Francisco, Nov 17  Facebook investors have increased pressure on Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg to step down after a New York Times investigation suggested that the social network hired a Republican-owned political consulting and PR firm that “dug up dirt on its competitors”. According to a report in The Guardian on Saturday, Jonas Kron, […]

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Fake degree in BJP’s DNA, shortcut to ministry: Rahul

New Delhi,  Taking pot-shots at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Minister Smriti Irani, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said “fake degrees” are a shortcut to ministerial births. “Mr 56 (Modi) and his ministers have shown to the students that in BJP, the gates of the council of minister are opened by flashing fake […]

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Modi government squandered national interest in Rafale deal: Congress

New Delhi,   The Congress on Friday questioned the Modi government’s “silence” on the “fresh evidence” in the Rafale “scam” and said it is a precursor “of the storm which they are about to face.” The party also accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of “squandering national interest” in the deal to purchase 36 fighter jets from France. […]

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