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BJP leader appraises JK Guv about Kishtwar situation post-RSS leader killing

JAMMU BJP national vice president Avinash Rai Khanna met Governor Satya Pal Malik Monday and appraised him about the prevailing situation in Kishtwar district following the killing of RSS leader Chanderkant Sharma, a party spokesperson said. Sharma and his security guard were shot dead by a militant inside a hospital in Kishtwar on April 9, following which a curfew was imposed in the town which continued for …

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5 killed, 36 injured in Karachi dust storm

KARACHI At least five persons were killed and 36 others injured in Karachi after strong winds and dust storm hit Pakistan’s biggest city, officials said Monday. The blustery winds have uprooted electricity poles and trees in different parts of the city, causing traffic blockages. Rescue officials and police confirmed the death of five persons …

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Communal speech: EC bars Adiyanath, Mayawati from campaigning for 72 and 48 hrs respectively

NEW DELHI In a first, the EC on Monday imposed a nation-wide ban on Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath and Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati from campaigning for 72 and 48 hours respectively from Tuesday for their “provocative” communal remarks, which it said had the “propensity to polarise the elections”. The Election Commission order to bar these leaders came within few hours …

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Shah slams Rahul on Rafale, flays Azam over Jaya Prada remark

KODINAR/DEESA Alleging that peddling falsehoods has become the nature of the Congress, BJP president Amit Shah Monday attacked Congress chief Rahul Gandhi for “lying” over a Supreme Court order on the Rafalefighter jet purchase deal. The Congress tells a lie and repeats it, Shah said,adding Gandhi had got a notice from the …

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Ex-Mizoram Governor claims PM Modi ‘planned’ Pulwama attack

NEW DELHI Former Governor of Mizoram and Congress leader Aziz Qureshi has claimed that the ghastly suicide attack in Pulwama that claimed the lives of 40 CRPF personnel was “planned” by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “This was done with planning (Pulwama attack), but people understand everything. If PM Modi wants to anoint …

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News about arrest of Aga Syed Hassan ‘baseless’: Anjuman

SRINAGAR The Anjuman-e-Shari Shian, Monday, refuted news reports about the arrest of its chairman Aga Syed Hassan Mousvi. Aga Syed Hassan Mousvi, a noted Shia cleric and senior separatist leader of the Geelani-led Hurriyat faction, was briefly detained by the Jammu and Kashmir police after he landed at the Srinagar …

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If my family wanted to break India, there would have been no India: Farooq Abdullah hits back at PM

SRINAGAR A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi accused the Abdullahs and Muftis of trying to break the country, National Conference president Farooq Abdullah Monday retorted back, saying if his family wanted to break India, “there would have been no India”. Addressing a poll rally in Kathua district on Sunday, the prime minister had slammed the Abdullahs and Muftis, saying the two …

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Act immediately, SC tells poll panel on hate speeches

NEW DELHI The Supreme Court on Monday told the Election Commission to respond immediately to hate speeches after the poll panel said it was “toothless” and “powerless” when the model code of conduct was violated. In a sharp jibe at the Election Commission counsel, Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said: “This is something you are duty bound to do. You have to …

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