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No point in calling assembly session when previous law not approved: Sunil Jakhar

Chandigarh: Punjab Congress vice president and chief spokesperson Sunil Jakhar on Monday questioned the purpose of calling special session of the Punjab Vidhan Sabha when the earlier law passed unanimously in March last is yet to get the Governor’s approval. Asserting that the Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal was trying to befool the people of

Pakistan considers calling back 4 officials from India

Islamabad: Pakistan is considering pulling out from India four of its officials posted in the High Commission in New Delhi, days after Indian authorities declared one diplomat persona non grata. “This is under consideration. A final decision would be taken shortly,” a source at the Foreign Office said on Monday. The names of the four

hike messenger rolls out video calling in India

New Delhi: India’s first homegrown messaging app hike messenger on Wednesday launched video calling feature for its users. Video calling — the beta version of which was rolled out in September this year to a select set of less than a hundred thousand users — will now begin to roll out to the entire user

Calling ‘Padmavati’ two-hero film frivolous: Shahid Kapoor

Mumbai: Actors Shahid Kapoor and RanveerSingh’s roles in upcoming film “Padmavati” and their apparent cold vibes have been making news for a while now but the “Udta Punjab” star says the “two-hero” concept is over-hyped and frivolous. Shahid plays Raja Ratan Singh, Rajput ruler and husband of queen Padmavati (Deepika Padukone) in the period drama,

‘Pot calling kettle black’: Amarinder on Badal’s divisive politics charge

Chandigarh: State Congress chief Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday said Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal’s charge that Congress pursued “divisive politics” was a classic case of “pot calling the kettle black”. Refuting Badal’s allegation that Congress was playing divisive politics over burning of ‘Chitta Raavan’ effigies, he said, “Rather, the burning of Chitta Raavan has

Bittu flays Swamy for calling Jarnail Singh Bindranwala a preacher

Ludhiana: Lashing out at Bhartiya Janata Party Leader and newly nominated Rajya Sabha member Subramanium Swamy for calling Jarnail Singh Bindranwala a preacher, who promoted Sikhism and motivated youth to stay away from drugs, Member of Parliament Ravneet Singh Bittu said that those from outside the state should desist from misguiding the innocent people of