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Major tragedy at Kerala temple fire. 106 feared dead

Kollam, Apr 10 (PTI) In one of the worst tragedies to hit Kerala, at least 106 people were killed and 383 injured in a devastating fire that engulfed the 100-year-old Puttingal Devi Temple complex near here during an unauthorised display of fireworks early today. A late night statement issued by …

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PM Modi bats for good health ahead of World Health Day

New Delhi, Mar. 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday talked about good health ahead of World Health Day on April 7, adding India will be healthy if its citizens are healthy. Prime Minister Modi, who was addressing the nation in the 18th edition of his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ …

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Kanhaiya Kumar’s arrest a ‘political conspiracy’: Mayawati

New Delhi, Feb.15 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Monday condemned the arrest of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students’ union president Kanhaiya Kumar on sedition charges, and said that it was a ‘political conspiracy’. In a press note, Mayawati said, “Arrest of JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar on sedition …

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Anti-India slogans at PCI: SAR Geelani detained

New Delhi, Feb.15 (ANI): Delhi University professor SAR Geelani was on Monday night detained by the Delhi police in the case of sedition over ‘anti-India’ slogans raised during an event at the Press Club of India (PCI) on February 10. A group, which was allegedly led by Geelani, had shouted …

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PM calls Opposition leaders for discussion on Budget Session

New Delhi, Feb.15 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has convened a meeting of leaders of major political parties tomorrow to seek their cooperation for the smooth functioning of Parliament in the Budget session, which will begin next week. Prime Minister Modi has invited leaders of both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha …

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Lawyers attack scribes, JNU students, teachers

New Delhi, Feb 15 (PTI) Violence broke out in the Patiala House court complex when groups of lawyers on Monday thrashed journalists and students and teachers of JNU while the political slugfest over the arrest of the university’s student leader snowballed with BJP chief Amit Shah targeting Rahul and Sonia …

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