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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 ...
  


BJP’s Manjinder Singh wins Delhi's Rajouri Garden bypoll, AAP Candidate loses deposit
13.04.17 17:20 as Delhi - TEAM PT

BJP-SAD’s joint candidate Manjinder Singh Sirsa has scored a huge win in the Rajouri Garden bypoll in Delhi, handing humiliating defeat to AAP, which even lost its deposit.
 
Manjinder Singh Sirsa bagged 40,602 seats, over 50% of the total votes polled, in a boost for the ...
  


Amarinder welcomes PM’s move to hold Punjab-Haryana meet on SYL issue
10.04.17 06:29 as Punjab - team pt

PUNJAB CHIEF Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has welcomed the Prime Minister’s reported decision to hold a meeting of Punjab and Haryana on April 20 to resolve the contentious SYL issue.
 
The Chief Minister’s statement came in response to a submission made in the Supreme Court by ...
  


‘Spy’ Kulbhushan Jadhav sentenced to death in Pakistan; Full text of his  alleged confession
10.04.17 04:44 as Spy - team pt

A Pakistani army court on Monday sentenced alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav to death "for his involvement in espionage and sabotage activities against Pakistan”, the military announced.
 
"The spy has been tried through Field General Court Martial (FGCM) under Pakistan Army Act and awarded death sentence,” ...
  


Cash, Gifts For Votes: EC scrapped Chennai's RK Nagar By-Poll
10.04.17 00:51 as Elections - team pt

ON SUNDAY, just two days ahead of the scheduled by-election in Chennai’s RK Nagar constituency, the Election Commission announced cancellation of the polls and asserted that it will conduct the fresh elections in ‘due course of time’.

The high-stakes by-election was cancelled by the Election Commission ...
  


The Videographic Voyeurism of Cow Vigilantism in India
09.04.17 08:43 as Communalism - observer with opinion

There is a chilling truth that some porn video purveyors tell in Western UP which may be the same elsewhere in India too. Their customers are no longer satisfied with the usual stuff Indian or imported. They want the real MvCoy- real gang rapes videotaped ...
  


Parties must be held accountable for not fulfilling poll promises: Chief Justice Khehar
08.04.17 20:01 as Courts - team pt

 Electoral promises routinely remain unfulfilled and manifestos turn out to be mere pieces of paper, for which political parties must be held accountable, Chief Justice of India J S Khehar said on Saturday.

"Now a days manifestos have become a mere piece of paper, for this ...
  


‘Jugaad’ At Its Best: Kerala Bar Builds A Maze To Bypass SC Liquor Ban
08.04.17 19:20 as Kerala - team pt

To counter incidents of drunk driving and reduce road accidents, the Supreme Court ordered a complete ban on all liquor shops located within a 500-metre range of national and state highways across the nation from April 1st. While the ban was hailed and applauded by ...
  


AAM ADMI KE KHAS KAAM; ‘Gross abuse of power' by AAP govt says Shunglu panel
06.04.17 04:37 as AAP - team pt

In what may land Aam Admi Party (AAP) in trouble, Shunglu Committee, formed by former Lt Governor Najeeb Jung, has highlighted the "gross abuse of power” by the Arvind Kejriwal-led government in the appointment process in Delhi.
 
The three-member committee, in over 100-page report, questioned the ...
  


Yogi waves farm loans of Rs 36,359 crore in first cabinet meeting
04.04.17 21:45 as UP - team pt

In keeping with its poll promises, the Bharitya Janata Party-led Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday, announced its much touted farm loan waiver, estimated to benefit over 2.15 lakh small and marginal farmers in the state.
 
The Yogi Adityanath cabinet today decided to waive their crop loans ...
  


Owaisi slams 'BJP's hypocrisy'; Cow is ‘mummy’ in UP, but ‘yummy’ in Northeast
01.04.17 20:17 as UP - TEAM PT

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi has mocked the BJP for its apparently contradictory stance on cow slaughter in the Northeast.

"BJP’s hypocrisy is that in Uttar Pradesh cow is mummy but in the Northeast it’s yummy,” Owaisi was quoted as saying by news ...
  


Modi was right,
01.04.17 19:31 as UP - TEAM PT

The war within the Yadav clan is back on. Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav pulled up his son Akhilesh Yadav while addressing party supporters in Mainpuri, Uttar Pradesh. While coming down heavily on Akhilesh, the SP founder said, "One who can ditch his father ...
  



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