UP CM visits Taj, vows to conserve Agra's 'rich history'

Agra, Oct 26 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday wielded a broom to clean an area outside the Taj Mahal and then visited the imposing monument which some of his party colleagues had dubbed a “blot” on Indian culture. Like any other tourist but accompanied by security personnel, he walked to the […]

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GST a tsunami of tax terror: Rahul

New Delhi, Oct 26 : Calling the Goods and Services Tax a “tsunami of tax terrorism”, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday compared demonetisation and GST with a double tap bullet fired at the economy to ensure it was dead. In a hard-hitting attack, Gandhi also called Prime Minister Narendra Modi “a person with […]

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Five taken into custody for assault on Swiss tourists near Agra

Agra/New Delhi, Oct 26 : One of the two Swiss tourists attacked and badly injured near Agra four days ago was discharged from Delhi’s Apollo Hospital on Thursday even as one man was arrested for the crime and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath promised better security for tourists. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said […]

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Odd-even may return to Delhi as air quality worsens

New Delhi, Oct 26 : With the air quality in Delhi and NCR increasingly getting worse ahead of winter, the city government has said it may bring back the odd-even vehicle rationing scheme to limit the number of cars on the roads. In a letter written on Wednesday, Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot directed the […]

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two injured in a major mumbai fire

Mumbai, Oct 26 : Two persons, including a fire fighter, were injured when a massive fire broke out as a gas cylinder exploded during demolition of unauthorised constructions in a slum here on Friday afternoon, officials said. According to the BMC Disaster Control, 16 fire tenders and 17 water tankers were rushed to the spot […]

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Sonu Nigam takes a U-turn says he mentioned temple, Gurudwara also, but azaan got highlighted

Mumbai, Oct 26 : Popular singer Sonu Nigam, who had earlier this year sparked a controversy by calling azaan on loudspeakers a “forced religiousness”, on Thursday said he had also mentioned temple and Gurudwara in his Twitter posts, but only the Azaan was highlighted. “The issue of loudspeaker was in my office. But when I […]

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Mehbooba meets Rajnath in Delhi

New Delhi, Oct 26 : Home Minister Rajnath Singh met Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti here on Thursday, days after the Centre named former Intelligence Bureau chief Dineshwar Sharma as its interlocutor for talks in the troubled state. “The meeting began at around 11 a.m. and went on for an hour and a […]

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Economy in ICU due to GST, demonetisation: Rahul

New Delhi, Oct 26 : Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday attacked Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for failing to revive the Indian economy which he said had landed in the “ICU” following the implementation of the GST regime and demonetisation. “Dear Jaitley, due to demonetisation and GST, economy is in ICU (Intensive Care Unit). […]

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Kerala Police arrest two more IS recruiters

Kannur (Kerala) Oct 26 : The Kerala Police here on Thursday arrested two Muslim youths who are alleged to be the local recruiters for the Islamic State (IS) terror group. With this, the total number of arrests has reached five, with three being arrested on Wednesday by the police in Valapatanam. All five arrested had […]

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