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NIA detains 7 separatists

Agencies, Srinagar Seven separatist leaders, including hardline Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s son-in-law Altaf Ahmed Shah, were today detained by National Investigation Agency in connection with funding of militant...

Six Congress MPs suspended for throwing papers at Speaker

Agencies, New Delhi Six Congress MPs were suspended by the Speaker Sumitra Mahajan from the Lok Sabha for five days for improper conduct after they tore up papers and threw them towards her podium. Mahajan suspended six MPs – Gaurav Gogoi,...

Lawmakers bid adieu to Pranab

Agencies, New Delhi Members of Parliament – cutting across party lines and a few former members – today bade farewell to the outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee, whose stint ends tomorrow. “Mahoday, ever since you first entered...

Remember the 1971 war: Naidu warns Pakistan on terror

Agencies, New Delhi Hitting out at Pakistan-sponsored terrorism, National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Vice-Presidential nominee M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday asked Islamabad to recall the 1971 war and said that aiding and abetting terror will not...

Pakistani narcotic smuggler held in TN

Agencies, Ramanathapuram An illegal immigrant from Sri Lanka has been arrested by Erwadi Police from Tamil Nadu’s Ramanathapuram district. The Police have recovered Pakistani currency and four ID cards from his possession. The 60-year old...

Mayawati resigns as Rajya Sabha MP

Agencies, New Delhi BSP Chief Mayawati today resigned her seat in the Upper House of Parliament protesting against members of the ruling BJP not allowing her to raise, what she said, the gross failure to protect the interest of Dalits. In a...

Naidu, Gandhi file nominations

Agencies, New Delhi Ruling NDA’s candidate M. Venkaiah Naidu and Opposition-backed Gopalkrishna Gandhi filed their nominations for election to the Vice President’s post on Tuesday, the last day for filing of papers for the August 5 poll....

Smriti Irani assumes additional charge of I&B Ministry

Agencies, New Delhi Textiles Minister Smriti Zubin Irani today assumed additional charge of Minister for Information and Broadcasting here, an official statement from the Ministry said. Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Col...