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Delhi violence: India slams global bodies' remarks

Times of India - 5 hours 33 min ago
The MEA on Thursday rejected comments by a US body, USCIRF and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Delhi violence, terming them “factually inaccurate, misleading and an attempt to politicise the issue." The MEA further said, “Our law enforcement agencies are working on the ground to prevent violence & ensure restoration of confidence and normalcy."
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Delhi riots toll rises to 38 as bodies are found in drains; over 400 held

Times of India - 5 hours 53 min ago
The death toll in the north-east Delhi communal riots rose to 38 on Thursday. However, no incident of violence has been reported since Tuesday night. Delhi Police has arrested over 130 people, detained over 400 & registered 48 FIRs. It has booked AAP councillor Tahir Hussain and his associates in the case of murder of IB official Ankit Sharma.
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Sanders slams Trump for being non-committal on Delhi riots

Times of India - Thu, 02/27/2020 - 23:52
Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders attacked President Trump for failure on human rights leadership, saying Trump’s comment that handling the unrest over the CAA was up to India was inadequate. "Widespread anti-Muslim mob violence has killed at least 27 and injured many more. Trump responds by saying, ‘That’s up to India," Sanders tweeted.
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DoT working on 3 options for telco bailout

Times of India - Thu, 02/27/2020 - 23:22
The telecom department is working on at least three options to defer the Rs 1.47 lakh crore adjusted gross revenue (AGR) liability of telcos - Vodafone Idea and Airtel, including proposals to let the operators pay around 20% of the outstanding amount upfront. "There is a need to see that the industry doesn’t end up as a monopoly, or even a duopoly,” a source told TOI.
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SC will revisit own definition of ‘Hindutva’

Times of India - Thu, 02/27/2020 - 23:02
The SC said it would expedite hearing on a pending petition seeking revisiting the court’s definition of ‘Hindutva’ as a way of life & hear arguments for & against the plea from certain quarters to disqualify candidates if they made use of ‘Hindutva’ to seek votes. SC will hear the petition after completion of arguments in the faith versus fundamental rights case.
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IB officer Ankit Sharma's death: murder case against AAP leader Tahir Hussain

Hindu - Thu, 02/27/2020 - 22:23
The body of Ankit Sharma was recovered on Wednesday from a drain in north-east Delhi’s riot-hit Chand Bagh area,
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BJP got 78% of donations to national parties

Hindu - Thu, 02/27/2020 - 21:23
BJP got ₹742 crore out of ₹951 crore, says ADR analysis of contributions of over ₹20,000 in 2018-19
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Haryana Minister says ‘riots part of life’

Hindu - Thu, 02/27/2020 - 21:03
A Minister in the Manohar Lal Khattar led BJP-JJP government in Haryana on Thursday said riots keep happening and are a “part of life”. State Power M
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India to carry out projects in Rakhine

Hindu - Thu, 02/27/2020 - 20:46
Aim is to create hospitable conditions for the return of Rohingya community
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Maharashtra may follow Bihar’s path on NRC, NPR

Hindu - Thu, 02/27/2020 - 20:27
A resolution could be brought in this session itself, says a senior Sena leader
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Bangladeshi girl asked to leave India requests reconsideration

Hindu - Thu, 02/27/2020 - 20:26
Visva-Bharati student had shared photos on Facebook of anti-CAA protests on campus
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Scientific discoveries should help common man: Minister

Hindu - Thu, 02/27/2020 - 20:23
V. Muraleedharan opens 29th Swadeshi Science Congress in Kasaragod
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Elgaar Parishad: Maharashtra may set up parallel inquiry, says Home Minister

Hindu - Thu, 02/27/2020 - 20:05
348 cases related to Bhima-Koregaon violence have been withdrawn so far: Anil Deshmukh
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CBI retrieves child from Dubai after father flouts SC order

Hindu - Thu, 02/27/2020 - 20:02
Delhi HC had denied him custody of daughter
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‘Guardian members’ can take suo motu action against bogus therapists

Hindu - Thu, 02/27/2020 - 20:02
State council has appointed eight doctors to take action against bogus occupational therapists, physiotherapists
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3 security personnel arrested with heroin

Hindu - Thu, 02/27/2020 - 20:01
3 security personnel arrested with heroinThree security personnel, including a personal guard of State Social Welfare Minister Santana Chakma, were ar
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11,000 government employees to take part in sports meet

Hindu - Thu, 02/27/2020 - 19:44
Chief Minister Yediyurappa to inaugurate it today
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‘Failed authentication need not deprive beneficiary of foodgrains’

Hindu - Thu, 02/27/2020 - 19:42
In case of failed biometric fingerprint authentication of BPL card holders there is a provision for distributing foodgrains after documenting it in th
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Celebrate achievements of our scientists, says CSIR chief

Hindu - Thu, 02/27/2020 - 19:40
‘Youth should be prepared with skills such as artificial intelligence and machine learning’
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US healthcare system Providence launches global innovation centre

Hindu - Thu, 02/27/2020 - 19:40
Firm plans to invest up to $100 million and induct more than 2,000 technologists
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