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Ram Nath Kovind, a Dalit leader and Bihar Governor to be NDA Cadidate for President of India
19.06.17 04:22 as General - team pt

Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind has been made the National Democratic Alliance's presidential candidate, announced Bharatiya Janata Party chief Amit Shah on Monday at a press conference after the party's parliamentary body meet.

Shah further said that Kovind’s name was decided upon after consultations with Opposition ...
  


FARMERS’ UNREST: Chidambaram mounts scathing attack on Modi govt
19.06.17 03:04 as Politics - pt bureau

IN A SCATHING attack on the Narendra Modi government for its handling of the farm sector in the country, top Congress leader and former Union Minister P Chidambaram today said the failure to increase MSP of crops and the "grave error" of demonetisation resulted in ...
  


Ram Nath Kovind, a Dalit leader and Bihar Governor to be NDA Cadidate for President of India
19.06.17 02:23 as General - team pt

Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind has been made the National Democratic Alliance's presidential candidate, announced Bharatiya Janata Party chief Amit Shah on Monday at a press conference after the party's parliamentary body meet.

Shah further said that Kovind’s name was decided upon after consultations with Opposition ...
  


Nidhi Razdan throws out Sambit Patra during live debate, tells him not to come to NDTV
01.06.17 10:24 as Media - punjab today bureau

DIRTY WAR ON AIR: NDTV, BJP tension explodes in live program
 
NEW DELHI: NDTV's Nidhi Razdan and BJP's Sambit Patra gave it to each other Left, Right and Centre. On air. Live.

The long simmering tension and proxy war between India's leading English news channel NDTV and ...
  


Kerala to challenge Central government ban on cattle sale for slaughter in court
27.05.17 16:30 as Kerala - TEAM PT

The Left-ruled Kerala is exploring legal options to tide over the Centre’s new regulation on cattle trade even as several youth outfits organised beef festivals at many places on Saturday in protest.
 
Various bodies and political parties reacted sharply to the government's decision to ban the ...
  


Burhan Wani’s successor Sabzar Bhat gunned down by Army in Kashmir
27.05.17 13:41 as General - TEAM PT

Forces have shot down Sabzar Ahmad Bhat, a top Hizbul Mujahideen commander, in an encounter in Pulwama's Tral that has been going on since Friday.
 
Sabzar Ahmad Bhat is widely believed to have succeeded Burhan Wani, whose killing last year sparked months-long unrest and violence in ...
  


Six militants killed in J&K, as Army foils another infiltration bid along LoC
27.05.17 11:40 as Defence - TEAM PT

Six terrorists were killed by the Indian Army today as it foiled an infiltration attempt along the Line of Control or LoC in Rampur sector in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district. The operation was carried out after the alert soldiers noticed suspicious movement along the LoC ...
  


EVM Hackathon: Deadline to apply ends in hours, But no takers yet
26.05.17 14:30 as Elections - TEAM PT

The deadline for the political parties to register for participation in the Election Commission’s hack EVM challenge ends on Friday and interestingly, till Friday night, nobody had applied, sources close to Election Commission informed.
 
The Commission had on May 20 announced that it would conduct the ...
  


4 Sikhs beaten up in Rajasthan, Probe ordered after video goes viral
26.05.17 13:18 as Rajasthan - TEAM PT

A mob drags four Sikh men out of a Bolero SUV and thrashes them mercilessly. Some villagers watch sullenly, others kick one of the four who has fallen and is lying face down. Next to him, the widely-shared video of the mob violence in Rajasthan's ...
  


Indian woman who was 'forced' to marry returns; calls Pakistan 'maut ka kuan'
26.05.17 12:36 as General - TEAM PT

Uzma Ahmed, the Indian woman who was allegedly forced to marry a Pakistani man at gunpoint during her visit there, dubbed Pakistan a "maut ka kuan" (well of death) while narrating her ordeal on her return to the national capital.
 
She returned home via the Wagah ...
  


In war-like zone, let our Army officers decide, says Arun Jaitley
24.05.17 07:14 as Defence - TEAM PT

Reiterating its strong defence of Major Leetul Gogoi, the Army officer at the centre of a controversy over tying an alleged stone-pelter to a jeep to rescue trapped polling staff and local police in Budgam, the government said military officers should be allowed to take ...
  


Over 200 students hospitalised after gas leak near Delhi school
06.05.17 12:41 as Delhi - TEAM PT

At least 200 girls were rushed to a hospital from their school on Saturday morning after a gas leak from a nearby container depot left some of them unconscious and others with nausea and irritation in eyes.

Around 100 students were admitted to the Majeedia Hospital ...
  


EVM tampering: EC to convene all-party meet on May 12; hackathon in last week of May
04.05.17 20:06 as Elections - TEAM PT

Amid debate over whether EVMs can be tampered with, the Election Commission has announced to convene an all-party meeting on May 12.

"A meeting has been called on May 12 of all the political parties over the alleged charges of EVM tampering in the recent polls," ...
  


It Happens only in India: Wedding called off over all-veg menu, bride finds new groom among guests
29.04.17 12:27 as UP - TEAM PT

The ban on illegal slaughterhouses across Uttar Pradesh took a toll on a wedding as a man in the district refused to solemnise his marriage after seeing that only pure vegetarian dishes were served. The incident took place on Wednesday in Kulhedi village, when a ...
  


Robert Vadra made Rs 50 crore illegal profit from land deal in Haryana, says report
28.04.17 16:53 as Haryana - team pt

Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra made an "illegal profit" of over Rs 50 crore from a 2008 land deal without investing a penny, according to a panel that probed suspect Haryana land deals.
 
The Economic Times citing unnamed people familiar with the SN Dhingra ...
  


FREEDOM OF SPEECH? Govt bans Facebook, Whatsapp,20 other social media sites in Kashmir
26.04.17 20:13 as J&K - TEAM PT

In the wake of prevailing situation in the Valley, Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday ordered suspension of social media in the trouble-hit region for a period of one month or till further orders are in place. According to officials, the Home Department via a ...
  


MCD elections referendum on Kejriwal, he should resign immediately: Badal
26.04.17 19:27 as Delhi - TEAM PT

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal today said AAP Convenor Arvind Kejriwal should immediately resign as chief minister of Delhi as the results of the Municipal Council of Delhi (MCD) elections were a direct referendum on the two years of non performance and ...
  


Bhagwant Mann hits out at party high command: Historic blunder, No use finding fault with EVMs
26.04.17 18:17 as AAP - TEAM PT

Daggers are out in the Aam Aadmi Party’s Punjab unit with its MP Bhagwant Mann slamming the party leadership for drubbing in the recent state assembly elections, stating that not naming a chief ministerial candidate cost them heavy.

The AAP’s Sangrur MP said the party should ...
  


‘I am an IIT engineer, I can tell you 10 ways to tamper with them’: Kejriwal on EVMs
14.04.17 17:04 as Elections - TEAM PT

Once again raising the voice against ‘rigged’ EVMs, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said that charges that electronic voting machines may have been tampered cannot be denied.

"I am an engineer from IIT, I can tell you 10 ways to tamper with EVMs,” he told NDTV ...
  


Kashmiri youth tied in front of army jeep, used as human shield; Video goes viral
14.04.17 13:14 as Kashmir - TEAM PT

Two days after a video showing army soldiers being heckled by alleged goons in Kashmir, another clip that has gone viral on social media has caused outrage. This time a video clip of a Kashmiri youth allegedly tied in front of an army jeep as ...
  



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