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Sonia, Manmohan meet Chidambaram at Tihar jail

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday visited the Tihar Jail to meet P. Chidambaram who has been lodged there in connection with the INX media case, sources said. Mr. Chidambaram has been lodged in the Tihar Jail since September 5. The two Congress leaders were accompanied by Karti Chidambaram, […]

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People urged to strengthen BSP

People were urged to follow the ideals of B.R. Ambedkar and strengthen the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in uplifting the neglected and downtrodden, here on Sunday. The integrity convention (Aikyatha Samavesha) of the party was held at B.R. Ambedkar Bhavan where a large number of people from across the State had gathered. H.R. Mahesh, a […]

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HDMC accused of charging exorbitant fee

“This year, the municipal authorities have asked us to pay ₹ 13.40 lakh. HDMC’s decision would curtail the event and dampen the spirit of Dasara festivities being organised here since long,” he said. Mr. Hunasimarad said that the committee wrote a letter to the HDMC in June seeking permission to use the Kadapa Maidan to […]

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KCR acting against the interests of the downtrodden: Manda Krishna

The State government headed by TRS president K. Chandrasekhar Rao was acting against the interests of the downtrodden and socially backward classes in Telangana, alleged Madiga Reservation Porata Samithi (MRPS) leader Manda Krishna Madiga. Addressing a gathering at the Kakatiya Degree College grounds here on Sunday, where he undertook a day-long ‘Maha Deeksha’ protest demonstration, […]

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‘Howdy, Modi’: PM cheers for Trump 2.0

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday cheered for Donald Trump’s 2020 re-election bid at the ‘Howdy, Modi’ event here, saying ‘Abki Baar, Trump Sarkar”, as the U.S. president joined him at the mega gathering of over 50,000 Indian-Americans. At the event, Mr. Modi and Mr. Trump clasped hands as they took the stage to a […]

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Centre upbeat about leather sector

The leather sector, which employs 2.5 million people, has a potential to create two million jobs in the next five years, Mahendra Nath Pandey, Union Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, said. “The Government of India has allowed 100% foreign direct investment (FDI) in the sector and rationalised export duty on raw and semi-finished leather,” […]

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‘Howdy Modi’: Dosti flag on lectern

In a rare move reflective of India-U.S. friendship, the Trump administration replaced the presidential seal with an “India-U.S. dosti flag” emblem on the presidential lectern. This was a pleasant surprise to many at the ‘Howdy Modi’ event. As a matter of tradition, every lectern from where a US President speaks — be it a joint […]