Wednesday, July 8, 2020

When “mafi” or pardon meant rape by self-styled godman Ram Rahim

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By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh--Female disciples or 'sadhvis' of the controversial Dera Sacha Sauda sect were forced to seek 'mafi' (pardon) from its chief, Gurmeet Ram...

GST India’s biggest economic reform measure ever: Modi

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Xiamen, China-- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) introduced in July this year is the biggest...

After 60 children died at BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur, 49 infants die in...

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Lucknow--The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday said 49 infants have died in a Farrukhabad hospital in the past 30 days. The shocker comes a...

Executive Profile: Nirmala Sitharaman: From economics to defense

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New Delhi-- Set to be the first woman to be a full-time Defence Minister in India, Nirmala Sitharaman's journey in the Bharatiya Janata Party...

List of Union Council of Ministers

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New Delhi--Following is the complete list of Union Council of Ministers after Sunday's reshuffle and expansion: Narendra Modi: Prime Minister, in charge of Personnel, Public...

News Analysis: Cabinet reshuffle done with eye to 2019 Lok Sabha polls

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By Prashant Sood New Delhi-- The Union Cabinet's reshuffle and expansion on Sunday saw elevation of those seen as performing while sending out a political...

Sitharaman becomes the second woman to head the Defence Ministry after Indira Gandhi

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New Delhi-- Nirmala Sitharaman was on Sunday promoted and appointed as India's Defence Minister in a surprise move by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who...

India’s Q1 GDP growth slows down to 5.7 percent

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New Delhi--Pulled down by sluggish manufacturing, growth in the Indian economy during the first quarter of this fiscal fell to 5.7 per cent, clocking...

India, Switzerland to enhance cooperation in fight against tax fraud

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New Delhi--India and Switzerland on Thursday agreed to enhance cooperation in the fight against tax fraud while acknowledging the need for a global level...

In a major setback, Indian rocket fails to launch navigation satellite

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By Venkatachari Jagannathan Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh--It was a black Thursday for Indian space programme as it suffered a serious setback after its workhorse rocket Polar...
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